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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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How to access my files movies pics stored on pc in my android

I have got a computer with Xubuntu and have plenty of storage free, lots of movies video I have also got a wifi router which I don’t use since I only use my mobile data for internet. router has both ...
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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 [on hold]

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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USB file transfer on Nexus 7 with lollipop

When I connect my Nexus 7 to my PC with Ubuntu or Xubuntu via USB cable the device does not get mounted. My Nexus 5 configured in the same way as my Nexus 7 works with no problems. My Nexus 7 works ...
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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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xcb Most likely this is a multi-threaded client and XInitThreads has not been called

When i running AVD emulator for android see this error [xcb] Unknown sequence number while processing queue [xcb] Most likely this is a multi-threaded client and XInitThreads has not been ...
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how to install ubuntu on galaxy nexus [duplicate]

I followed instructions at https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ but whenever i try to install by types following $ ubuntu-device-flash ...
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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: ...
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What module or Package enables USB tethering support

I have Ubuntu desktop that handles Android tethering. i.e. using the internet from the Android device. If I wanted to add that feature to Ubuntu server what module/package would I need to install.
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Android - modify FBReader for android under ubuntu environment

I want to modify open source FB Reader (epup pdf reader) for android so that I can include my own defined capabilities. As per the assignment given to me that I have to modify the code of the .cpp ...
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Usb-thethering unsuccessfull from Android to Ubuntu (non-english)

I cant get an internet connection from mine Android phone for desktop with Ubuntu via USB-thethering, unless Ubuntu is not localized English (I need Estonian). If Ubuntu is set for Estonian, it ...
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eclipse an android ADT

eclipse and Android SDK is already installed how to integrate both. i installed ADT bundle with $android interface opened and all the bundles are downloaded . how to integrate both?
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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How to edit PATH in order to change path of a directory?

I want to add ANDROID_HOME into my path. I added following lines: export ANDROID_HOME=~/android/sdk/ export PATH=${PATH}:$ANDROID_HOME/tools:$ANDROID_HOME/platform-tools I want to edit ANDROID_HOME ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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Is there an Ubuntu distribution which is customized to run on the android kernel? [duplicate]

Every android device has a more or less customized kernel. Most of these are open source?!(I am not sure about the "most".) Is there a Linux or even better ubuntu distro which comes with has support ...
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instead of writing patches . . . why not just convert dll files from windows and android driver?

here's a great question that i have been DYING to know. . . . . why are we waiting for "patches" when we could possibly just convert the .dll files from a windows and or extension files from android ...
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Block android or IOS devices recognized as usb-storage

For security reasons i want to block mobile devices recognized as usb-storage. I have already blocked normal usb-storage devices as specified here. mv /lib/modules/$(uname ...
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Launching Android Studio from Terminal [duplicate]

I've downloaded and installed Android Studio and also added the path to my .bashrc export PATH="~/android-studio/bin/:$PATH" What I'm looking at now is that one command which will launch android ...
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Unable To Run Cordova Platform add android on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried running both cordova platform add android and sudo cordova platform add android and I get the below error: sudo cordova platform add android Creating android project... ...
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Unable to launch Android SDK Manager in Terminal

I am trying to open my Android SDK Manager which I installed and used before, and the instructions on the official website for it here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/adding-packages.html ...
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Unable to mount LG optimus L5 as USB

I have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04.1 (amd64) last week on my acer aspire E1-571. I plugged the phone (LG optimus L5)and it was mounted as a usb massive storage. Few days later, I installed by error an ...
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Need help logging in at greeter using a wireless remote/device

I'm running Tahr (Desktop) on a Brix S as a small pseudo server/HTPC (mainly to save costs and space). The box sits under my TV and I'm trying to set it up so that my wife and I can control the box ...
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installing a jdk and android studio after downloading its zipped folder

this is a common error whenever i try to install jdk, jre and android studio : error processing package oracle-java7-set-default (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport ...
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Unable to mount device

Im trying to install a version of ubuntu onto my vtab1008 mainly to see what it can do. ive been following this guide ...
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“Unknown platforms” when running phonegap on a nexus 5

I'm trying to run a test phonegap application on my nexus 5. (Ubuntu 14.04 is my system OS). I'm running this to get my device id: adb devices which outputs: List of devices attached ...
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file transfer between lenovo A328 kitkat and ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Lenovo A328 smartphone with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). When I connect that device to ubuntu 12.04 pc it does not detect the device. it detects device when connected as camera (I have no sd storage ...
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Misc. Q's for installing Ubuntu Phone/Tablet on the Galaxy S5 [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Galaxy S5 with 16 GB and I had many things that are way over my head: -Can It be dual booted? -Is it possible to boot from the micro-sd card slot? -Is it ...
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can't browse on wifi (wlan0)

At this moment I'm in hospital and I'm trying to use the Wi-fi network that is available for the patients. Even if I'm connect to the network and the signal strength is excellent I can't browse on the ...
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“No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.” , error occures while building android source code

I have downloaded Android kitkat source code(android-4.4.1_r1) from Git repository. Then I set required initial setup environment. And then try to build android source code. I did this entire ...
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how to copy a specific file from a android device on a root location

how to copy a specific file from a android device on a root location I need to copy a file from a android device to usb but to do that I need root access. Because the file is in the system file.
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I want to download Ubuntu mobile os for android [duplicate]

I have dual core, 512 MB ram mobile device. Which Ubuntu OS can I install in my device? Please give me download links to support my mobile configuration.
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ELI5 - Used Android SDK to install platform tools but couldn't run adb until after apt-get - why?

Tried to apt-get to install adb and it couldn't locate the package. So I downloaded the SDK from the Android Developer site and used it to install the platform tools. From within the platform tools ...
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Genymotion doesn't shows virtual device that was added when I start it

Recently I installed oracle virtual-box on my ubuntu 14.10 as I wanted to run a android emulator Genymotion on it.I installed Genymotion and added a MOTO-X 4.4.4 virtual device to it intially. ...
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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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Run Android Apps on Ubuntu [duplicate]

How can you run android apps on ubuntu? I have seen that there is some way to run ubuntu on the phone, but I want it the other way.
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...