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I tried to plug my Samsung Galaxy S to my Ubuntu box for developing applications in Android, but the problem is that lsusb doesn't recognize the device.

I tried with a friend smartphone and it is recognized, but mine is not.

Any idea?

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The android of your friend have the same android version? As 2.2, 3.4, 4.1.. – Lucio May 15 '12 at 17:57

A quick search on the web reveals that you have to activate debugging on the phone first.

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I did it already, but no luck. – LucaB May 15 '12 at 18:59

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