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getnameinfo() API call failing on Google Nexus 10 [on hold]

I am using my own Android app to play RTP streams which uses ffmpeg as shared library. My video player is working fine on most of the Android tablets. But it is not able to play RTP streams on Google ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development

I'm a fifteen year old who would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do ...
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How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu?

Both my Ubuntu and Android phone are using the same Wi-Fi. How can I transfer files between the phone and the PC? Is there any way to mount the Android file system? I don't want to use the USB cable. ...
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Creating a 'public' group for accessing programs throughout the OS

You see, I have xampp, Android SDK installed in /opt/ directory as root. Now, the problem is, this machine is being used by 2 people (my sister and me) and even she uses them both. The problem arises ...
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Android and Ubuntu

When I connect my Android to my PC, I can't view photos or play any videos I took on my Android. I have tried different cables, all four USB ports, all three connection options on my phone, and I ...
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Can't install package

Trying to setup environment for android ROM development, but the libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 package is not installing. Getting error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to delete the android studio in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed Android studio in my lappy but I want to delete all the files and Android studio itself from my lappy.Please help me !!! gracious,have a good day!
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Need drivers for lg ls720 FOR UBUNTU

I'm looking for the USB drivers for my LG Optimus F3 (LS720) that are compatible with Ubuntu, Linux, Gnome... anything but the .exe files I can get from the manufacturer. I have googled till my ...
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How can I install applications on genymotion?

I have tried many ways to download the APK by using the browser of Genymotion, but when I try to install it manually it shows errors and the application won't open at all. What might be the problem ...
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“these files are on a digital audio player” message

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu Precise I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with VLC. This means that I am not able to see any file within my android. ...
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Reset network settings to what Ubuntu installs

The problem is I messed up lots of files (such as networkmanager.conf) and other because my laptop was not connecting to an ad hoc network, it connected to other hotspots like my androids shared ...
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How can I stop 'Unable to mount Android Device' messages from popping up?

Using 15.04 When I connect my phone to my PC, I get a message popup saying that Ubuntu was unable to mount the device - however I'm able to access the storage on my phone to add/remove files etc. ...
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Installing Kernel in Android [closed]

Android is also based on linux kernel i.e. it's a fork of the linux kernel. If I want to install Multipath TCP kernel on my android phone, what steps do I need to follow, Can I install a linux kernel ...
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Android Photos Not Viewable

So I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Laptop. When I plug my phone in, I can't open any pictures or videos. I've tried switching my media connection on my phone to all three options, nothings working. ...
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mtp not work ubuntu vivid 14.10 and Lenovo S-930

I added into /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules: UBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="17ef", ATTR{idProduct}=="7718", MODE="0666" Then I ran the following command (restarting the udev service): $ ...
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Using your ext4 formatted thumb drive on android, how? [closed]

Is there a work around to use our ext4 formatted thumb drives on our android phones? Right now when I plug it (thumb drive has micro usb end and phone supports thumb drives) android says it doesn't ...
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How do I run Android SDK as root in ubuntu?

When I run gksudo android I receive a password prompt but after entering the password nothing opens. I have then tried running terminal as root then running android command but then the command is not ...
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Using Android Apps on Ubuntu Mobile OS

An OS is not typically I look for in a mobile or a laptop. Since almost a year now, I have been addicted to this game Clash of Clans on my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1. I am looking for experimenting ...
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Gennymotion unable to load virtualbox engines

When I start gennymotion this is the error message shown: Unable to load VirtualBox engine. Make sure that it is properly installed before starting Genymotion. For more information, please ...
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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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/dev/video0 is not shown after connecting my Android phone

When i connect my Android device to Ubuntu, after enabling USB debugging, /dev/video0 or [0-9] is not being generated/shown. If I execute adb devices, my phone is being listed. A week back everything ...
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SSH to Ubuntu Desktop [duplicate]

I've setup an SSH server on my Ubuntu desktop at home using a dynamic DNS service (NOIP). I have a wi-fi-only Android tablet running Android version 4.4.2. Port 22 is forwarded, ufw is disabled ...
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Upgrading Android Studio to 1.2

I am running Android Studio on 14.04, currently the program says that there is a new version available. How do I upgrade Android Studio 1.1 to 1.2 via the .zip on ...
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Using Ubuntu to recover pictures from an Android phone

I've got a HTC Desire 510 on which I unlocked the bootloader. That caused a wipe that deleted all my user data. I flashed a custom recovery, then a busybox update.zip (approx. 350kb), which I used to ...
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Debian; Android SDK manager; Android virtual devices [closed]

I have debian 7 running on Virtualbox and I have little problem with android virtual devices. When I open Android Virtual devices and try run one, it successfully begins to open AVD but thats all. ...
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Ubuntu Touch on MTK6582 based phone [duplicate]

I am a student developer. I really want to install Ubuntu Touch to my android smartphone. His brand BRAVIS TAU, main specifications: Processor: MTK6582 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 Memory: 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM ...
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How to start lxde (lxsession) as a non-root user from ubuntu chroot on android phone?

I've built ubuntu-armhf on a partition on a memory card on moto g 4g phone, i can chroot to this and start lxde on an x-server app running on localhost:0 on the phone, this works fine as root, the ...
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Ubuntu on Android? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on android via Ubuntu CLI. I have Mobile A910. I just want to know that if I install Ubuntu in android, and if it will not installed properly or not working properly then ...
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Can we run games like plants vs. zombie on ubuntu 15.04?

I have researched options like Android studio and Chrome Altered version but none of the is helpful. While installing Studio,I can practically run but could get much as it required some repository ...
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LAN with Android device w/o sharing internet connection

I've been searching a solution to my problem that might be simple but I couldn't so here's my problem: I have an Ubuntu running PC with a web server. I'd like to access this web server through my ...
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Show USB device (Android phone) in VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04 and have installed Virtualbox (version 4.3.10) to run a Windows 7 box. I have installed guest additions and the extension pack for Virtualbox and my user has been ...
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Adding Android x86 NTSC to grub (from Elementary Freya)

As previous consults, I installed Android x86 next to windows, and after it, I installed Elementary OS Freya. And Freya ate the grub created by Androidx86 to put its own. I have tried some of the ...
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I lost Ubuntu after I install android x86 with new grub

My laptop only have Ubuntu 14.04, I installed android x86, I chose install grub when installing android. The computer show grub only with android after reboot. I tried put Ubuntu usb and reboot trying ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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How to share Desktop PC internet with android [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my desktop pc . I've a android phone with kitkat update . I'm using a broadband line for internet . Now how can I use my pc internet in my android phone . I can do in ...
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when i try to to install apk this happen? [duplicate]

drmohammed@drmohammed-HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC:~$ cd /home/drmohammed/workspace/android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/ ...
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how can I install apk on Android avd?

I tried to install apk file but I can't. This image show one of my attempts: /home/drmohammed/workspace/android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/ bash: ...
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android app crashes right after lanuch with simple java coding

im going make this short and precise; *I'm running ubuntu 14.04+ *running eclipse while connected to nexus 4 (ANDROID 4.3) *started programing for android application where i only had the option to ...
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Can't open android from android with vlc

I have Ubuntu Mate 14.04 and when I connect my android phone via USB I can't directly open videos with vlc. I can open them with totem (as well as all the other photos, text documents, etc.) but it ...
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Running into an error while installing Android Studio

So I am working on installing android studio onto Ubuntu 15.04. I followed the guide here at http://android-er.blogspot.com/2014/07/install-oracle-jdk-8-on-ubuntu-1404.html to install the JDK and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB connected phone [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 14.04 device I am starting android development but when I tried to connect my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747m) it wouldn't display as connected. I used the lsusb command and it didn't ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 eclipse luna, eclipse juno and android studio is crashing every time?

In my ubuntu 14.04 nothing is working here i'm using android studio, whenever i'm starting my android studio this error i am getting. # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime ...
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Root HTC One m7 with Ubuntu

Is there a easy way to root HTC One M7(Lolipop) with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I am a beginner with Ubuntu.
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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after flashing custom rom then restoring original rom I can no longer transfer filee to Samsung galaxy note 3 (android)

I receive the following message libmtp error: Could not send object property list when attempting to transfer files to my samsung phone from my PC running Ubuntu 14.04 - it was working fine until I ...
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Asus A5 Android 4.4.2+ Ubuntu 14.04, Phone is not detected

i connected my phone to the laptop, my phone charges but the phone folder is not shown. When i run lsusb i get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Is there something like bluestacks for linux / ubuntu? [duplicate]

http://www.bluestacks.com/ (runs Android apps on our PC / laptop) is not available for Linux. I am trying to run some android apps on my ubuntu. Many thanks :)
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Android SDK Manager slf4j error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to run Android Studio. I have installed everything needed based on tutorials such as Java, Android-SDK-linux, etc. I set the environment variables in .bashrc and ...
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If Maverick Meerkat is 70, what is Utopic Unicorn?

I was reading a StackOverflow answer on solving some problems one might encounter when using an Android device for development. The solution is to create a file as follows: ...
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Can I install Ubuntu phone os onto an sd card to use on android device (bootable)?

I was wondering: can I install Ubuntu phone os onto a bootable sd card? Because I don't want to do a permanent install, just a test install. What files do I download from here: ...