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Using Odin On Linux To Flash Your Android Device

Using Odin On Linux Via Virtualbox
Using Odin On Linux To Flash Your Android Device

Unfortunately 4.4.2 Android devices cannot use Heimdall as it doesn't work as of the date of these videos. The good news however is that I have managed to get Odin to work through Oracles Virtualbox on an Ubuntu based Computer. 

Things you will need:

-Intel Based PC

-Linux Installed(Ubuntu Based Is Preferred)

-Windows iso file


-VirtualBox Extra Packages

-Odin -USB Stick(4GB+)

-Android Files(Please Makes Sure They Are For Your Phone!)

-Data Cable For Android Device  


Video 1: The Overview

Video 2: Installing Virtualbox With USB Support

Add the following line into your sources list as shown in the video:

deb saucy contrib

  • Next, run the following commands in your terminal:
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
  • Press enter, then add:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 -y

  • Press enter again, then add:
  • Press enter, and finally add the last line followed by enter, but make sure you replace "yourusername" with your user name:

sudo adduser yourusername vboxusers  


Video 3: Using Odin Inside Of Virtualbox

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