Tumblewed, waydroid install

  1. install waydroid package

sudo zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:onlyJak0b:Stable:waydroid/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/home:onlyJak0b:Stable:waydroid.repo
sudo zypper refresh
sudo zypper install waydroid

  1. install the binder module

install the “anbox-kmp-default” package

  1. to avoid start failure of the “waydroid-container” service, then we need to execute as root :

ln -s /usr/lib/waydroid/dbus/id.waydro.Container.conf /usr/share/dbus-1/system.d/
ln -s /usr/lib/waydroid/dbus/id.waydro.Container.policy /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/
ln -s /usr/lib/waydroid/dbus/id.waydro.Container.service /usr/share/dbus-1/services/
dbus-send --print-reply --system --type=method_call --dest=org.freedesktop.DBus / org.freedesktop.DBus.ReloadConfig

  1. If waydroid-container start fails with message : dnsmasq cannot open pid file

add in /etc/apparmor.d/local/usr.sbin.dnsmasq

@{run}/waydroid-lxc/ r,
@{run}/waydroid-lxc/* rw,

then run

sudo systemctl restart apparmor

  1. X11 clipboard

install the xclip package if not

  1. cross-paltform clipboard pyclip
    . first method

sudo pip install pyclip

. second method

sudo zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:sp1rit/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/home:sp1rit.repo
sudo zypper refresh
sudo zypper install pyclip

  1. wayland clipboard

install wl-clipboard package

  1. If you get an Intel iGPU et an Nvidia dGPU then you must set waydroid according irt uses the Intel iGPU

Run the script waydroid-choose-gpu.sh to be sure waydroid uses the iGPU intel.

  1. In case of a network issue and if you use the bridge “waydroid0” installed by waydroid

add the interface waydroid0 in the fire-wall

firewall-cmd --zone=trusted --add-interface=waydroid0

  1. If you already get a bridge

In /var/lib/waydroid/lxc/waydroid/config
lxc.net.0.link = waydroid0
lxc.net.0.link = name_of_your_bridge

  1. In case of a waydroid session startup, you get the message “binder … not such file”


sudo ln -s /dev/binder /dev/anbox-binder

12 In case of a waydroid session startup, you get the message “[gbinder] WARNING: Service manager /dev/binder has died”

Enable PSI by default:
Add “psi=1" boot parameter to the kernel command line of your boot loader.

Launch Yast
then in chapter “system” choose the application “boot loader”
in the “kernel settings” tab in the field “kernel boot command”
add psi=1

  1. In case of a waydroid session startup, the GUI window is not displayed

in /var/lib/waydroid/waydroid_base.prop


  1. Screen size settings

reset to default setting, this will make waydroid fullscreen

waydroid prop set persist.waydroid.width “"
waydroid prop set persist.waydroid.height “"

make portrait orientation on 1600x900 screen, 16:9 aspect ratio

width = 900 / 16 * 9 = 506.25 ~ 506

waydroid prop set persist.waydroid.width 506

to apply that changes you need to restart waydroid-container and waydroid session