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Run android emulator by command in terminal.
#! /bin/bash
# (@) start-android
# If the emulator command exists on this device, displays a list of emulators
# and prompts the user to start one
# ref. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7837952/what-is-the-command-to-list-the-available-avdnames
# Check if the emulator command exists first
if ! type emulator > /dev/null; then
echo "emulator command not found"
exit 1
fi
# Gather emulators that exist on this computer
DEVICES=( $(emulator -list-avds 2>&1 ) )
# Display list of emulators
echo "Available Emulators
----------------------------------------"
N=1
for DEVICE in ${DEVICES[@]}
do
echo "$N) $DEVICE"
let N=$N+1
done
# Request an emulator to start
read -p "
Choose an emulator: " num
# If the input is valid, launch our emulator on a separate PID and exit
if [ $num -lt $N ] && [ $num -gt 0 ];
then
DEVICE=${DEVICES[$num-1]}
emulator "@$DEVICE" > /dev/null 2>&1 &
exit 0
else
echo "Invalid Entry : $num"
exit 1
fi
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