Running The Server

The Vaandroid runtime container allows Vaandroid plugins to be easily deployed on any machine.


  • Downlaod and Unzip Vaandroid Server

  • Open the terminal and cd into the ''Vaandroid Server'' directory

  • Make the start command executable {CODE()}chmod +x start{CODE}

  • Start the runtime by clicking on the ''start'' script

  • You can now go to [http://localhost:8181] in your web browser.
    The system will be waiting for a login provider and a branding provider.

  • Add the ''allow-all login provider'' and ''branding provider'' to the apache-karaf/deploy directory.
    This provider will accept any username/password combination and log the user in as guest.

  • Login You will see the Vaandroid Launcher, but no launchable activities have been installed.

  • Install The HelloWorld Plugin Move the HelloWorld plugin into the deploy directory. After a few seconds, the activity will be displayed.

To stop ''Vaandroid Server'', type ''halt'' into the terminal. {CODE()}> halt{CODE}