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Xubuntu 14.04 LTs XFCE & Android 4.4.2

RE: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS XTouch PL73 Tablet w/Android 4.4.2 installed I just got a new tablet (XTouch PL73) with Android 4.4.2 installed. Pretty much the only thing I can do with the tablet, other ...
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Unable to complete Android Studio installation in Ubuntu 14.10

The installation wizard of Android Studio is unable to complete the installation process. It gives error message: The following SDK component was not installed: extra-google-m2repository (Screen-shot: ...
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How to Update or Re-Install new version ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, untill today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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Android Studio Installation -Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool. on 32 bit Ubuntu 12.10

So, I am trying to install Android Studio in OS : UBUNTU 12.10, 32 bit. And I tried installing it for 3-4 times each time it got stuck due to slow internet connection and showing Connection ...
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Is there a way to automatically pseudo-randomize a MAC address?

It is possible to track a person by the unique MAC address of their wireless card. For Android devices, there's an app called Pry-Fi that, among other things, constantly pseudo-randomizes one's MAC ...
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Why Ubuntu Phone and desktop are not harmonized?

I see ubuntu changing true years, there are today many litle python script like Radio Tray, Windows-List Indicator, weather cast, mail checkers, bleachbit, desktop widgets ... On the other side, i ...
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How to optimize ubuntu system for smartphones? [on hold]

since I saw the arrival of ubuntu on phones, I immediately saw the potential of the operating system because from my point of view will fight for third place in the global market, but shortly ...
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I cannot create a Wifi connection for Hotspot

I created a hotspot for my phone by using the instructions provided in here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/. After using it for some while, I decided ...
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Android MTP USB 3.0 connection repeating errors

I have a laptop with USB3 port. It was pre-installed with Windows 8 and I had a weird problem when I plugged my Android phone to USB port. The USB mass storage would show up and then immediately ...
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Ubuntu on a Sony xperia c1905? Can this be done?

Is it at all possible to install Ubuntu touch or a more relevant Ubuntu operating system on a Sony xperia c1905 with android 4.3? The intention being to fully reformat to Ubuntu. Will I have full ...
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ADB device offline on ubuntu, can't unlock the bootloader

sudo ./adb reboot bootloader error: device unauthorized. Please check the confirmation dialog on your device. I'm getting the above error while trying to connect my Yureka! to my ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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How do I cast my Android screen to my Ubuntu HTPC?

I have an Android phone running 5.0 (CM12) that has "cast screen" on the quick settings page, but no devices are listed. I dont own a Chromecast, but I have an Ubuntu HTPC running 14.04 and Kodi. ...
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Eclipse, I'm trying to access the option add native support

I'm trying to click the option add native support in Eclipse but there are too many options on the screen so "add native support" is actually appearing below my screen is there any way to fix this.
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How to configure Eclipse and Android SDK [on hold]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I love to work on it because it gives me a nerdy feel. Can anyone (without posting the link that is available here) share step-by-step instructions for how to configure ...
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Android X86 ISO and Grub 2 [closed]

I want to boot Android Iso with Grub 2. What should I write in the menu entry ?
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Unable to use my Android device as Android emulator using Android studio

How can I have Ubuntu recognize my Android mobile device when it is connected via USB? (Analogous to the Windows action mycomputer-> manage->devices etc.)
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Android Kernel zImage is not creating

Everything goes fine till kernel configuration of android kernel source . But when it comes to compilation of kernel that also goes pretty good make -j4 ARCH=arm...... But at last it does not show ...
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how could I use ubuntu12.04LTS to root my android phone?

Android phone is Huawei Activa M920. Android 2.3.6 MetroPCS is not on just wifi only high speed internet 72mb/s home network wireless. looking for specific root instructions and/or web sites. ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to Galaxy Note tablet [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 14.04 laptop connects to my Galaxy S3 with no problem. When I connect my Galaxy Note Pro the icon shows up in the launcher, but when I try to open it I get Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android ...
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Mouiting OnePlus One phone on Ubuntu

I got this new android phone, no sd card, that uses MTP protocol, I am trying to get the fs mounted on Ubuntu 14.04 but looks like something is missing. When I run $ mtp-detect Device 0 (VID=05c6 ...
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How to install ubuntu on Galaxy s3 mini GT I8200

I like to install Ubuntu on my android mobile. now it running Android 4.2.2. Hardware. OS : Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) CPU : 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 Internal : 8 GB, 1 ...
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how to access my Android phone from my terminal?

I plugged my Kit-kat android phone up to my Ubuntu 14.04 computer and I enter the terminal and I want to be able to access files on my phone like the media and music folders through the terminal... is ...
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How to install uber APP in ubunto?

I want to install UBER APP in my laptop (OS is Ubuntu). I checked that: Uber is available for download on: iPhone (iOS 7 or newer) Android (Jelly Bean or newer) BlackBerry (BB OS 7 only) Windows ...
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Using parted with Resize

I am trying to shrink\increase my partition in my android phone. For this question for example I have 44 partition over all and i want to re size partition 24: For this I have a few question: If I ...
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Can I connect my Ubuntu Desktop to Google Cardboard?

This might be a strange question, but I am wondering if I could use Google Cardboard to replace my monitor. For this I'd like to connect an Ubuntu-Desktop with an Android Smartphone through Bluetooth ...
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Android Application backend server on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to implement the Elijah Cloudlet from https://github.com/cmusatyalab/elijah-openstack Now, I have a face detection application for android developed using Android plugin for Eclipse. I ...
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How does Ubuntu detect a smartphone without any drivers?

The smartphone in this context is a Samsung Galaxy S i9000. Before when I've tried to transfer files to and from a computer running windows I've always needed drivers for the smartphone to be ...
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Porting Android apps to Ubuntu desktop

How do I go about porting an existing Android app to an Ubuntu Desktop App? I guess it requires some sort of reverse engineering. Are there some existing tools out there for Ubuntu to assist? There ...
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system actions based on keywords in logs

I've been searching for an answer for some time but haven't come up with much. I'm wondering if there is a way to monitor logs in Ubuntu and then launch scripts based on keywords and/or input lines ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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Android device no longer available

I have an android S4 mini. I used to be able to see the files and folders on it, whenever I connected it to my (ubuntu) laptop. It showed me 2 directories (phone and card). When I connect it now, I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise FairPhone/Android anymore through USB connection

Very similar to this question, but different: Previously, as I connected my FairPhone to my laptop (which now has Ubuntu 14.04 installed), Nautilus popped up showing the root folder of my phone. Now, ...
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Host local database using ubuntu for external applications

I am trying to build an Android application and I need to install a database to store all my data like users, passwords etc. This is the first time when I do something like this and I dont have a clue ...
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Ubuntu hotspot unstable and unable to connect to it from android 4.4.4 cyanogen mod

okay im using kde nm connection editor for the trick yesterday it worked but today after i booted up and started it it ran well but when i try to connect to it from my device the thing i see is ...
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Display 'cd' accessible path to mtp device in Nemo

Nemo displays path to mtp device like that: mtp://[usb:001,007]/ I want to be able to copy path from Nemo to terminal and cd there. Maybe it's possible even with this path while escaping some ...
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Ubuntu armhf 404 packages! Please help! Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Ok so here is every error that I get during sudo apt-get update or any sudo apt-get operation BEFORE YOU LEAVE PLEASE READ! (thank you ^^) (Remembered to add this after finishing the text: I'm ...
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Can I run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

When I use the new Ubuntu phone, I hear that I wont be able to use apps for Android. Is there an easy way to modify the operating system to support the Android java style applications on Ubuntu Phone? ...
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Creating an application launcher icon for Android Studio

I currently launch android studio by going to /path-to-android-studio/bin and running ./studio.sh and it works fine. However, I want to create a launcher on the Dash and side menu for launching it ...
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ARM - Java 6 works, Java 7 doesn't [closed]

I have a ARM Android phone, and want to use it to test Java projects on it, because it's the only "PC" that I can have close to me all the day. Right now, I installed Linux Deploy and then created a ...
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Android studio only starts with sudo

I just installed Android Studio, but I can only start it with root permissions: sudo ./studio.sh otherwise it fails with Error: Could not find or load main class com.intellij.idea.Main I am not sure ...
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How to resolve fatal error while installing repo?

I am trying to install the android source code(2.3.6) using repo, but I'm not able to get rid of the fatal errors. This is what I did as described in source.android.com. $ mkdir ~/bin $ ...
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Question about Ubuntu Touch kernel version

I'm using a Nexus 5 device installed with Ubuntu Touch for a while, and i've noticed that the kernel used by Ubuntu Touch is nearly the same as Android 4.4.4 and 5.0.2 are using. I'm very interessted ...
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Can you run Ubuntu on an HP Slatebook?

The HP Slatebook runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. I wanted to get a new laptop to run Ubuntu on, and since this one doesn't run windows, it's cheaper. I wasn't sure if because it ran a tablet-like Android ...
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User doesn't get gksu dialog so apps just fail

I am using Ubuntu with Xfce on Android in a chroot (via Linux Deploy). When I try to run some software that requires admin/root access the GUI does not prompt me for the admin password like it does ...
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Can I switch the focus of programs running on Ubuntu from an Android device?

I have a computer monitor from which I can watch videos, using my Android tablet as a remote. I can watch local videos with VLC and use a VLC remote app, and I can also watch YouTube videos in Chrome ...
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Why can't I rename folders on my Android device from my Ubuntu interface?

When I connect my Android phone to my Ubuntu 14.10 computer (Gnome Flashback), it connects without errors, and a Nautilus window opens: I went into Phone/Music directory, and I wanted to create a ...
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Unable to install android studio dependency is not satisfiable

I am trying to install android studio from this source: The following packages have unmet dependencies: android-studio : Depends: lib32ncurses5 but it is not installable Depends: ...
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Missing tools.jar (Android Studio)

'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I have searched for the solution to this error, and as far as I can tell, I've done ...
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Text appearing on top whenever I open terminal

Whenever I open my terminal I get this text at the top: bash: export: ...