To build Digi Embedded for Android, you need the following:

Ubuntu 18.04 is the recommended distribution to build Android 11.0, the version used in the ConnectCore 8M Mini. The instructions below are specific to Ubuntu 18.04.

Set up your development computer to build the Android firmware:

  1. Install required packages.

    Issue the following command to install the required packages in Ubuntu 18.04:

    $ sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg flex bison \
      build-essential zip curl zlib1g-dev gcc-multilib \
      g++-multilib libc6-dev-i386 lib32ncurses5-dev \
      x11proto-core-dev libx11-dev lib32z1-dev libgl1-mesa-dev \
      libxml2-utils xsltproc unzip fontconfig bc rsync
For more information on how to set up your local work environment to build the Android source files, go to https://source.android.com/setup/build/initializing.