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How can Google Chrome be installed on Ubuntu Touch?

I want to experiment with the App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) in Google Chrome in order to see if Android applications can run easily in Ubuntu Touch. In order to do this, I first need to install Google ...
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no web page can be opened when wifi ap created and connected by android phone

I want to create a WiFi Access Point (AP) with hostapd and dnsmasq on my USB wireless network adapter--9271 Atheros using the Internet connected to my router through my eth0 adapter. lsusb Bus 003 ...
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How to implement facebook login in firebase react native android app? [closed]

i have to provide facebook login functionality in my react native android app but have no clue how to implement it ... i'm using firebase . i tried signInWithRedirect and signInWithPopup with no luck ....
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ADB with PixelC

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to setup adb with a new Pixel C tablet. So far, I have created an entry in 50-android.rules file to match the Vendor and Device ID as listed on the output of lsusb. ...
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How to install Android on BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition?

I've been amongst the first users of BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet and I'd been waiting for a Ubuntu tablet for 4+ years. Now after playing around a lot my final rating for this device + OS ...
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adding usb wifi adapter support to htc one m8 sprint

I'm searching for this all over xda and net and haven't been successful ,So i followed this guide ,because it seemed to be covering everything in question,and the next page also has a helpful step by ...
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How can an image of an Ubuntu phone be taken?

I want to take a full image of everything on my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu phone such that, following a complete factory reset or reflash of the phone, that full image can be restored completely on the phone....
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Android Studio freezes on running app on device in ubuntu 15.04

So, have tried every possible solution related to the problem found on internet but nothing seems to work for me till now. My ubuntu syslog before the crash: Jul 9 19:51:07 rohanagarwal94 kernel: [ ...
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use multinational keyboards on android tablet networked to ubuntu pc

I need to create documents using different language keyboards. I want to create documents on an android tablet(4.2,4.4) using different online keyboards(spanish, german, etc), and then transfer the ...
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Unable to create partition for Android installation in VMWare

I'm trying to create an Android (android-x86-5.1-rc1.iso) Virtual Machine in VMWare Player 7.1.4. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and tried to follow this instructions (Using VMWare to replace the slow ...
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sudo fastboot oem unlock has no effect on phone

I am trying to install Ubuntu on My Laude S500 phone. I am using the manual from this link: installing Ubuntu for devices When I type: adb reboot bootloader The phone goes into fastboot mode (...
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How to effectively navigate the Terminal and installed packages/commands?

I am an electrical & computer engineer that has recently started using Ubuntu 16.04 to modify an Android-based Computer on Module (COM) to suit the needs of a new product I am working on for the ...
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How to use gdisk and parted to view content of GPT?

I did nandroid backup following [GUIDE] How to make a nandroid backup directly to your computer without using sdcard. Now I have whole memory block of my phone in RAW file format and I want to verify ...
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Simple instructions to starting android app development on ubuntu 15.10

I have a 32-bit OS running ubuntu 15.10. For the past few nights, I have been trying to get started with android app development. I tried the old method of using eclipse with the ADT plugin but kept ...
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Emulator won't run cannot find ini file Ubuntu 14.04

In reference to this question, Cannot find ini file android studio cannot find my ini file in Ubuntu 14.04. So far I've followed all of the steps mentioned in the answer below and multiple other ...
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Genymotion 2.7.2 on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I just installed Virtualbox, downloaded genymotion-2.7.2-linux_x64.bin and tried chmod +x and chmod 777 on it before trying ./genymotion-2.7.2-linux_x64.bin within the folder.I get permission denied ...
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RAM upgrade Dell Inspiron 1525

Currently I am using my Dell Inspiron 1525 for Android development with Android Studio. My laptop has 2 Gb RAM and is running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. When I only use Android Studio the performance is ...
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How to use my android phone as a webcam, microphone and a speaker when video calling on skype?

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS on my laptop. Its audio port and webcam are not working(damaged). I can't use Skype on my phone for video calling since since Skype can't use proxy settings on unrooted ...
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How to install Android-studio? with ppa from official page [duplicate]

I tried to install Android studio but I think I got it: wrong wget link or something. wget https://dl.google.com/dl/android/studio/ide-zips/1.5.1.0/android- studio-ide-141.2456560-linux.zip -p /opt/ ...
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Android SDK Manager failed to create directory

I am trying to install android SDK for the first time in Ubuntu 16.04. I've configured the path variables and I'm able to launch Android SDK Manager from terminal. However, when I'm installing ...
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Problem with Virtual Box on Xubuntu running under Android

First of all, I'm aware of this question and this one, and I don't believe this is a duplicate. I've encountered that problem (and solved it using those answers) on two different laptops. This problem,...
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Hotspot can not be created using network manager

I tried to set up a hotspot on my computer, running Ubuntu 16.04, which I want to connect to from my Android smartphone. The computer is connected to a LAN with interent access and I want to access ...
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Need to share mobile data with laptop?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Vostro 2520 and I'm having network issues, so untill I sort these issues out I'll need to share mobile/WiFi data from my mobile to my laptop through USB CABLE ...
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adb freezes computer on initializing

I am on 16.04 32-bit LTS and every time I try and initialize adb in Android Studio, my computer freezes and I have to hard reset. The terminal just hangs on "daemon not running. starting it now on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Android 6.01 - MTP failing

At first I was getting an error when I was trying to access my phone's SD Storage. Then as I was trying to fix it I manage to break it even further. So, now when I plug my phone it doesn't show up. ...
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login error in Ubuntu 16.04 with X authority problem

I've Installed Android Studio and wpscan metasploit and LAMP Stack server on my system. The next day when I've tried to login to my system I got that black loop page and backed to my login page. I'...
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Converting Android contacts2.db to .vcf gives an (almost) empty file - what to do?

I followed this wonderful guide How to convert Android's contacts2.db to .vcf? and everything works fine, except for that the output .vcf file has only one line: "END:VCARD" my contacts2.db ...
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Is this image only for ARM?

This app told me to download this Ubuntu image so that I can run Ubuntu on top of Android on my phone. But I suspect this image may be for ARM? My phone has an x86 processor. Can I use that app ...
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KDE Plasma and KDE Connect

I have kubuntu 16.04 with KDE plasma, kernel 4.6.2. I connected android smartphone to KDE via KDE connect feature. Its work fine exclude notification from android to desktop. Notice, that ...
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Why android studio is not working from dock and my applications?

Yesterday, I installed Android Studio and everything worked fine. Now when I click on icon (in dock) nothing happens (same with Android Studio in my applications) as if these icons are not clickable. ...
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I messed up the ~/.bashrc file and now terminal doesn't open ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I just installed Android Studio on my ubuntu 16.04 machine and as I didn't want to go to its own home directory and now every single time I try to open the terminal, it tries to start android studio (...
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Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool ubuntu 16, 2016

Followed How to install Android Studio on Ubuntu? to install android studio. But get error (hardware : aspire e15 E5-573G): Downloading android-sdk_r22.6.2-linux.tgz from https://dl.google.com/...
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how to install android studio completely?

Hello every one I want to install android studio and first I run the .sh file by this command ./studio.sh and after that I try to install it but at first I have this problem but the thing is that I ...
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PC crashed. Can I install Ubuntu onto my PC via my Android smartphone?

As the title states, my computer went all blah on me and I'm trying to fix it. I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed prior but now both are not wanting to start. Is it possible to download Ubuntu onto ...
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How to send a file from my computer to my phone using KDE Connect?

I made sure that the Share and receive plugin of KDE Connect is enabled and the software installed both on my Android phone and my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. However, I can't find how to send a file from ...
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Java doesn't work on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install Android SDK, but it doesn't work. I'm following this gist: https://gist.github.com/wenzhixin/43cf3ce909c24948c6e7 When I run the ./android command, I just get: java.lang....
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot not working properly

I have created wifi hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04 following these instructions. It was working fine. But recently I applied the updates on Ubuntu and since then the hotspot is not working properly. My ...
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Install android-sdk from official packages

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and trying to set up a cordova build environment. I need Android-SDK for building locally android apps (only the sdk, not android studio). Since 16.04 there are the packages ...
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How do I transfer files to and from Nexus 7/Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to connect a Nexus 7 tablet (Android 6.0.1) from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I started by following the instructions from this answer. When I execute the last command android-connect, it tells me: ...
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Bluetooth tethering in Crouton with bnep

ChromeOS does not support Bluetooth tethering. This is a pity since my C720 is designed to be used on-the-go, needs internet access, and Android doesn't leave WiFi hotspot on by default since it uses ...
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Android studio doesn't detect any connected android device [duplicate]

My device ran into a problem running my test project on my android device after downloading android studio. How can I configure android studio 2.X to connect to my device through the adb port?
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installing ubuntu touch on android os phone

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy wonder. It freezes while I reboot when I issue the command adb reboot bootloader. I then have to use the volume bottom to accept or say "no" to the ...
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How to setup media-server on ubuntu watch movies on mobile in local network and from internet?

I want to setup a media-server to store movies and videos in Ubuntu and play and watch them on a mobile device or a tablet. What i have to do to make that happen ?
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sudo ionic run android not working

I am trying to run a hybrid app on my android phone using ionic using the following command: sudo ionic run android However I keep receiving this error : Error: Failed to find 'ANDROID_HOME' ...
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Share Wired Ethernet Internet Connection via Wifi Adapter to Connect from Android

I am using ubuntu 14.04 with kde plasma and i want to share my wired ethernet internet connection via my realtek RTL8188eu Wifi adapter so i can connect and browse internet from my android Samsung ...
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partition scheme for dual boot with android-x86

For an old Inspiron 1420 laptop, how can I dual boot (not VirtualBox) with android-x86? What options do I select when installing Ubuntu 16.04 that the partition scheme will work for both OS's. GPT ...
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Remove Ubuntu from Meizu Pro 5

I bought a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition. I love the phone, but Ubuntu touch isn't what I thought it would be. The App Store is lacking many popular apps. I contacted Meizu and they said the phone could ...
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Sync list of custom words in spell checker

Is there a way to sync the list of custom words I added to the spell checking dictionary of firefox? I would like to sync this list to a different pc. It would be even better if I could sync this to ...
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Not able to access Nexus 5X phone from Ubuntu 16.04 based laptop

I was having Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop with Android Studio. I was able to work on Nexus 5X phone via a USB cable. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. Now the system does not recognize the phone ...
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Port ubuntu touch: segmentation fault (core dumped)

I asked previous question 2 weeks ago and don't got answer on it. This question still actual. I follow this guide to build my own ubuntu touch firmware and stuck on build your first Ubuntu image for a ...