Instructions for installing MyBible on Linux-64

In order to run MyBible on Linux, you have to deploy a virtual Android device on your Linux-64.
You will need application - Virtualbox and the Genymotion emulator.
It was tested on Ubuntu 16.04, but since the tools Virtualbox and Genymotion are universal, the solution should work on other versions of Linux-64.

1. Download and install Virtualbox. To do this, go to and download and install the package for your system. After installation, you should see it in the list of applications in the Main Menu as Oracle VM VirtualBox.

2. Next, go to the Genymotion website and register:

  • Username - create a username;
  • Email Address - enter a valid Email (the account activation email will come up);
  • Password - come up with a password;
  • Company type - select Gamer/Personal;
  • Usage type - select Gaming;
  • Country - choose your country;
  • If you do not want to receive the newsletter, uncheck the checkbox Get my latest news & updates;
  • Check the I accept the Terms and Conditions check box and click the Create an account button;
3. Go to your email account and click on the link:

4. You should receive a message:

5. Then go to and download the distribution kit for your system.

6. If you have not already installed applications with the .bin extension, open Nautilus and right-click on the file that you downloaded should be something like genymotion-xxx-linux_x64.bin, and go to File Properties, and check the box in the checkbox, as shown in the image:

7. Open Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and type the following command:

sudo -i

enter the administrator password.

8. Then, drag the genymotion-x.x.x-linux_x64.bin file from Nautilus to Terminal, press Enter:

9. When prompted, type "y", press Enter:

10. You should receive a similar message:

11. Start Genymotion from the Main Menu. In the window that appears, click the Sign in or enter a license button:

12. In the next window, click the Sign in:

13. In the window that appears, enter the user name and password that you created when registering (step 2), and click the Sign in:

14. Close the Settings window:

15. In the previous window, click Personal Use:

16. In the next window, select the checkbox at the bottom of the window and click the Accept button:

17. In the next window, click


to add a new virtual device:

18. From the proposed devices, select Custom Tablet 7.0.0-API24-1536x2048 and click Next (we choose the tablet, because it is more convenient for PC to work in the resolution and orientation of the tablet.)

19. In the next window you can change the device name, if you want, if not, click Next:

20. Wait until the necessary files are downloaded and the virtual device on your system is deployed, then click Finish:

21. Virtual Android device added. Now click on the virtual device configuration button:

22. In the window that appears, in the section Screen size-Density → Custom (Some values ​​may may cause issues), it is necessary to change the height and width of the screen in the resolution in order to open your device in a landscape orientation.

23. You should end up as follows, then click OK:

24. Start your device by clicking on the Start button:

25. The window of the virtual Android device will start, if you did everything correctly, then immediately in the landscape orientation:

26. Next, you need to add Google services to your device, since they are not installed by default in Genymotion. Go to the following link, select the checkboxes as shown in the following image and click the button to download the services (it is recommended to select pico, the minimum required set of services for Play Store):

27. Open Nautilus and drag the downloaded zip archive to the desktop of the virtual device (if you downloaded the pico set, it will look like

28. In the next window, click OK:

29. After the firmware process is over, you should receive the following message:

30. Close your virtual device and start again.

31. It is necessary to make several settings of the virtual device. Click the Menu icon on the desktop:

32. Then select Settings:

33. In the next window, change the system language, because English is set by default. If you have your default language installed, or you need English, skip steps 33-37:

34. In the next window, select the first item Languages:

35. In the window that appears, select Add a language, and select your language:

36. If you chose Russian, you should get it as in the image below. Then drag Russian (Russia) to the first place:

37. The system language is changed:

38. Then go back to Settings and select Date and time:

39. In the appeared window, disable the Network time zone and select your time zone below (by default the US time zone is selected and the system incorrectly displays the time):

40. Close the Settings. Note that navigation on the Android virtual device is done by buttons located to the right and bottom of the window:

41. Click the Menu icon at the bottom of the screen:

42. Then choose Play Market:

43. Sign in or create a new Google account:

44. After you've logged into your account, find the MyBible application in the Play Market search and set:

45. Launch MyBible:

46. ​​Done!

Installing MyBible on a Linux system is complete. You can complete your virtual Android device according to your desire (replace the desktop background, install the necessary applications...).