Anbox Cloud 1.8.1 has been released


The Anbox Cloud team is pleased to announce the release of Anbox Cloud 1.8.1.

New Features & Improvements

  • Android security fixes from November 2020 (patch level 2020-11-05, see here for more details)
  • WebView update to upstream release 86.0.4240.185 (see here for more details)
  • AMS now allows locking image updates to it’s own minor version. For example if AMS is at 1.8 it wont pull a 1.9 image but only patch releases for 1.8. This can be configured with the images.version_lockstep configuration option


  • LP #1903510 nagios_context and nagios_servicegroups are never used in any charm
  • LP #1885926 One touch point always stays when another touch event was fired
  • LP #1902282 Idle timer in the WebRTC platform is not reinitialised after the first client disconnected
  • LP #1902494 A malformed ua-source blocked the Anbox Cloud deployment on AWS
  • LP #1902665 The latest anbox-stream-sdk.js broke the keyboard/mouse/touch input events to be propagated to the container
  • LP #1902693 inhibit-auto-updates setting never worked
  • LP #1902996 Time doesn’t get refreshed in the status bar but the it does in the System settings
  • LP #1903492 charm-upgrade hook implementation is missing apt update call
  • LP #1903525 Invalid service directory permissions for the stream gateway
  • LP #1903559 Gateway service is restarted when new units are added
  • LP #1903676 Failed to remove LXD charm because zpool command is missing
  • LP #1903747 Host composition is causing flickering in Anbox when streaming with LLVMpipe
  • LP #1903672 Application bootstrap fails due to malformed addon name
  • LP #1902650 The error message needs to be simplified when ABI is unmatched

Upgrade Instructions

Please see the general upgrade guide for instructions of how to update your Anbox Cloud deployment to the 1.8.1 release.