Procedure for how to setup Install SHAREit for Linux (Shareit in Linux) or Shareit for Ubuntu OS……
You have seen two very simple ways to download, install, and use SHAREit on Windows OS as well as iOS. Now, we shall move to a comparatively difficult guide that shows you how to SHAREit for Linux / Shareit for Ubuntu OS. Already in the above post we will discuss on complete installation process on Shareit for Windows PC.
SHAREit for Linux or Shareit for Ubuntu OS
One must understand that SHAREit for Ubuntu is at present not available for any desktop or laptop running on iOS or Windows. However, this article presents a way of using this app. You cannot use an Android emulator to enable SHAREit to work on this platform for the simple reason that it has not been launched yet.
This is not an easy procedure like you have observed above. You should possess some software skills in order to understand and install SHAREit for Linux / Ubuntu OS. If you had used an Android emulator, the procedure would have been very easy. Anyway, let us look at the procedure in detail.
Step 1: You will need a software application by the name of ARChon runtime from the GitHub Link. Using this software enables you to run Android apps on Linux Mint, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu.
Step 2: Extract the files of the ARChon runtime using the command “sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6”.
Step 3: If you observe the link, you will see the Node.js and npm. This step involves you to install npm and Node.js. The following code will help you
“sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nodejs npm”
Step 4: The fourth step involves you to install the tool as follows. “sudo npm install chromeos-apk –g”. Becareful when you download the apk files from non-verified sources. There are chances of them being affected by viruses. Trusted websites should be good for downloading such apk files.
Step 5: You have seen the coding part. The tough job is over. Now, you have some easy things to do. Run a command to convert for Chrome. The following command will help you do so. “chromeos-apk [path to apk] – archon”
Step 6: On application of this command, you will find the way for the app in to the Home of the Ubuntu machine.
Step 7: This is the final step. Open the developer mode in your Chrome browser and proceed to ‘Extension’. You have to press ‘Load Unpacked extension’ tab. This will prompt you to select the extracted ARChon folder. Utilize the ‘Load Unpacked extension’ to click and load the SHAREit apk for Android file. On successful loading of this file, all you have to do is to click on ‘Launch to Start Up SHAREit for Ubuntu’.
This must have been the most difficult of the three methods you have just seen.
SHAREit has great advantages in the sense that you are able to share virtually anything within a fraction of a second. You need a fast Wi-Fi connection and nothing else. Transferring files from your laptop to the computer or the smartphone to the laptop has never been so easy before. Enjoy SHAREit for Linux or Shareit for uBuntu to the maximum and have a great time.