Re4son Kernel edited this page Nov 25, 2018 · 25 revisions

Kali-Gemini architecture overview:


This project is currently an unsupported "Technology Preview", i.e. it is a fully working image but some quirks may still pop up.

HW Overview

MediaTek Deca Core Helio, either the X25 or X27 chipset
CPU: 2x Cortex A72 @2.6GHz, 4x Cortex A53 @2.0GHz, 4x Cortex A53 @1.6GHz,
GPU: ARM Mali T880 MP4 @875MHz

Operating Systems:

Multiboot - any 1,2, or 3 of the following: Android, rooted Android, Sailfish, Debian, Kali Linux


Gemini-LK version of LK (Little Kernel)



Re4son-Kernel fork of

Root filesystem builder:


Apt repositories:

Kali, kali-rolling (
Re4son, kali-gem (

Linux / Android integration for hardware support:

We are using lxc containers instead of chroot

Linux Android conflicts:

Display Manager:

Simple Desktop Display Manager (SDDM) for better HiDPI support

Desktop Environment:

Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment (LXQt) for its light weight and HiDPI support

Standard Packages:

Kali: kali-defaults kali-menu desktop-base kali-linux-top10 kali-root-login
Gemini: hybris-usb lxc-android libhybris drihybris glamor-hybris xserver-xorg-video-hwcomposer pulseaudio-module-droid libpulse0 pulseaudio ofono repowerd xss-lock gemian-lock gemian-leds cmst connman-plugin-suspend-wmtwifi



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