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MTP file transfer freezes/locks screen

As per subject, when I try to transfer files to my Android devices (Samsung tablet, HTC phone, ...) via MTP, the screen freezes/locks. I have to resort using the network and the speeds there are just ...
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hey whats wrong for install android on ubuntu?

# apt-get install ia32-libs Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ia32-libs
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How to mount an Android Device on i3?

I am using i3 windows manager on Ubuntu 14.04. When I do lsusb I see: Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd GT-I9100 Phone [Galaxy S II], GT-I9300 Phone [Galaxy S III], ...
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How do I open a mtp android in nautilus?

I can transfer my files using gmtp, but I want to know if I can use nautitlus for it. I could do it on my Windows phone, but I dont remember how I set it up. I cannot see my phone in nautilus, but ...
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How to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android via Wi-Fi?

How can I transfer my files from Ubuntu desktop to my Android phone using Wi-Fi network?
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Ibus 1.5.11 reverting back to 1.5.5

I'm a student sys admin for our schools CS program and one of our courses is using Android Studio. When setting up Android Studio on the machines I noticed that there is a warning if you are still on ...
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Android Studio Error: Terminal giving error

I am trying to open android studio from terminal but after starting I am getting following errors in Terminal: [ 10679] ERROR - net.ssl.ConfirmingTrustManager - Cannot get system trust store ...
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Install Ubuntu on Android Phone note 4 offline

I would like to try Ubuntu on my Galaxy Note 4. The install codes call for using a link to open the file. I am using my phone for my internet. I don't have another connection. is there a way to ...
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android studio -gradle build not finishing

I installed android studio for the first time and tried to use windows installed java sdk here but that produced many errors..So i deleted that folder and installed the java sdk for ubuntu from sdk ...
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Genymotion does not creates virtual devices on VBox

Seems like Genymotion does not create virtual devices on Virtual Box the way it should. So, I am getting Unable to start virtual device error. What might be causing this issue? I am running ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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Unable to run android on my Terminal [closed]

I am new trying to set up the ANDROID_HOME Well but all in vain Kindly assist me Please
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How to root my lenovo a6010 smartphone using ubuntu PC? [closed]

I have lenovo a6010 smartphone with android lollipop. I want to root my smartphone. I have ubuntu 15.10 and no access to any windows computer I have installed adb and fastboot, update adb and write ...
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acrobat reader alternative? [duplicate]

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' ...
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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udev rule for android not working with go-mtpfs

On Ubuntu 12.04, my rule fires a script called motoe.sh when a Motorola Moto E is connected to the machine USB port. My custom rule does not work. The rule is: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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Low speeds of wifi hotspot created on ubuntu

(Its a humble request to not close down this thread) OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Android Phone - Samsung Galaxy S3(flashed it with CM13) Laptop - HP-ENVY (Model : 6-1002TX) I created a hotspot on ubuntu ...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Add android-studio/bin/ to PATH environmental variable

Recently I installed Android Studio. Now I want to add android-studio/bin/ persistently to PATH environmental variable as Session-wide environment variables and not as System-wide environment ...
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Can't find JDK for Unity3d development

I'm developing on Unity3d 5.2 a game which should be build for an Android. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I used: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk to install java. Set $JAVA_HOME and $PATH variables in ...
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Android Studio SDK

I'm a student system admin for small college CS program, and I'm installing Android Studio on our lab machines for the students to use. I have studio installed in /opt so that all users who log in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...
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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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How can I use my laptop as a Bluetooth input device?

I just got a USB bluetooth dongle, and I'd like to use it to Connect my laptop to my Android tablet as a slave device. and Route input from my USB Xbox 360 controller to the bluetooth dongle. I ...
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Android Studio - empty project after importing from Github

I have a big problem with android studio. Now I'm working on a project and I have to pair the repository from github to android studio. The connection and the clone of the folder went well. I can't ...
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With to try ubuntu touch on my tablet

link to my tablet I am horrified that android has only 1G of 8G for apps on this device (Unusable). I truly wish to try ubuntu on it if at all possible. Tried rooting with kingo root, kingroot, iroot ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu in Karbonn Android one device [duplicate]

Karbonn Sparkle V- Android one device Running Marshmallow 6.01 Chipset Mediatek MT6582 CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 GPU Mali-400MP2 Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB Internal 4 GB, ...
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Wifi Hotspot doesn't work on 15.10

I was the one who upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 merely by reading that 15.10 has got a built-in Hotspot option. I had made a Hotspot connection in 14.04 by the very common method of adding new WiFi ...
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Why do I get “system health” error message with Android Studio in Ubuntu 15.10?

Does anyone know why I get the following error message when I open Android Studio?
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Connection to the internet via smartphone (usb-tethering)

I have a notebook MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro with installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. This notebook has Atheros Killer E2400 Ethernet and wifi controllers. There are no drivers for they in Ubuntu ISO, so I ...
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Ubuntu-touch porting

I need to porting ubuntu-touch on a new devices, guide isn't helpfull. May I have some help? Can I install a generic arm on a mtk6795 device? Ps: I'd make a new ubuntu-touch device.
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Can the hotspot created in XUbuntu visible to windows devices?

I created a wifi hotspot in Xubuntu following the steps in : How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?. However I noticed the following : 1. My OnePlus one device was able to see the wifi ...
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android sdk is not installed correctly

I tried to install android sdk manager downloading from Official site. I didn't install all packages. I only installed as suggested in most up voted answer of this question. But android sdk manager ...
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Prevent external devices being locked to launcher

If I connect an external device (such as a USB stick or android smartphone) it will automatically open in nautilus and get a corresponding icon locked to unity launcher. Is there any way to prevent ...
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Android to outlook sync without Exchange

I need some assistance, I need to sync an android (Samsung A5) with outlook, however I do not run an exchange. I have an Ubuntu Mail server running sendmail and dovecot. Can anyone tell me of any ...
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Installing ubuntu on a galaxy s5 with safestrap

I Have a galaxy s5 that is rooted and has safestrap installed.I have 4 available rom slots and was wondering the best method to install into one of these slots yet keep my stock rom available as a ...
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How Do I Get USB Tethering Working Between 15.10 and an Android Device?

Environment: Ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell L502X I used to be able to use USB tethering between Ubuntu and an Android device without problems. Late last year, I applied a fresh install of Ubuntu (15.10) on ...
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Download of the Android Studio stops in Ubuntu 14.04 with in a few seconds.

Tried to download the sdk from torrent and other sources too but the download never crosses even 1%. Am I doing anything wrong?
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“No such file or directory”? Can't push a file with `adb`

antonio@antonio-N150P-N210P-N220P:~$ adb push rom.zip /sdcard/ * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 * * daemon started successfully * cannot stat 'rom.zip': No such file or directory ...
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Syncing Banshee with Android phone external SD Card, not mounting properly with MTP or PTP

I am running banshee on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I have a samsung 5 phone, which has an external SD card. I would like to sync my playlists to my external card, but am having problems. I think my main ...
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Getting updates on Android Studio on Linux Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed Android studio on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a guest in VMWare 10 on my windows 10. But when I check for updates it shows me some updates available and a message ...
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How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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Android Studio sdk directory

I installed android-studio through ./studio.sh command in terminal and manually created desktop-entry with following details in it : [Desktop Entry] Version=1.5.1 Type=Application Name=Android Studio ...
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Installing Ubuntu in tablet [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu desktop OS on an android tablet? Is it possible to replace android and have Ubuntu as the only OS. If yes, then how do I install it onto my tablet? Do I need to backup my Android? ...
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Pair Andorid Studio with github, git error?

I'm working on a project with my teammates but when i try to pair the project on my andorid studio fro github on VCS into checkout from version control, when i click on clone i get this error Clone ...
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Broken screen phone as wifi hotspot

I have dropped my android phone (Galaxy Ace 3), and unfortunately screen is not working. Is there anyway to turn on usb tethering or wifi hotspot remotly via usb with my ubuntu?(yes, the phone works ...
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Android studio error

when i try to launch android studio bu terminal using the file studio.sh all went well and the program is on but i see these line Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option ...