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Installing Ubuntu on HP Slate 17

Purchased an HP Slate 17 and would like to replace the default android os with ubuntu (or possibly some other linux distro). I don't want to run from a virtual machine or anything like that. I can't ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with android

I have a dream that one day I can remotely connect to my Ubuntu using my android(remote desktop)... On a more serious note I have tried many solutions for doing that , lastly I have tried the chrome ...
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Replacing Ubuntu on BQ Aquarius E5 with Android

Does anyone have info on how to replace the Aquarius E5 Ubuntu with the E5 equivalent Android? Is there an image, BQ doesn't appear to have one to download..? Does the E5 even have the "hardware" ...
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Gradle sync failed: cannot detect java version

Im running ubuntu 14.04.3 I installed android studio using: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/adroid-studio and installed the oracle jdk 8 using: sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on to a Nvidia Shield Tablet

I'm trying to install UbTo on to a nvidia Shield. I get as far as $ ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap I dont have enough rep to upload an Image so ill just ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Cherry Mobile Flare S3

I have a Cherry Mobile flare S3 and I really would like to have Ubuntu Touch installed on my phone. I've already tried doing the dual boot and later, I've figured out that the phone is not part of the ...
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Bash Script for Running Command in Root in ADB Shell

I am trying to dump the partitions of Android devices with netcat. I have created 3 bash scripts for supporting the process. I have trouble on the second which to dumpt the specific partition ...
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Can't install ubuntu-touch on mobile (stuck in <waiting for device>)

Here is the output after running ./dualboot.sh ( link here ) No device ID specified, picking first available device Waiting for device CB006626 to install Ubuntu installer to. Detected connected ...
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install android rom on phone using ubuntu

I've been using ubuntu for quite a while now and i love it. i hate that i have a dual boot machine (with windows 8.1) as sometimes i just can't help not needing windows but i hate it. Unfortunately ...
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Java 7 reporting not installed?

Okay, so I am trying to build an Android ROM, but the following error returns; ************************************************************ You are attempting to build with the incorrect version of ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade reinstalled my Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu side-by-side with Windows 7 using Wubi about a year ago. I developed an Android application through Ubuntu and released an Android APK shortly after. Now I just updated some of my ...
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how adb debugging when bin files are lost [closed]

How can i be able to restore a phone android 2.3.5.ZTE when the /sh bin/sh files off the android are missing How to recover these files or placing them back on the device The adb shows momently this ...
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Eclipse crashing on Ubuntu 15.04

I am android developer and using Eclipse on Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 15.04. My problem is my eclipse crashes repeatedly. I tried all the solution and even Ubuntu 12 and 14.04 also. But I never found ...
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go-mtpfs and Android Mounting problem

I had real problems mounting my samsung Galaxy S3 Neo on Ubuntu 12.04, one lucky random day and it mounts and then for several days it doesn't then again randomly for once does ! This had been going ...
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checking files on android devices

I´am wondering if there would be a specifically adb browser, to check out files on a connected device which can´t boot up due missing bin files, i have tried many sources out but can´t even ...
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How do you connect a Tesco hudl 2 to Ubuntu 15.04

Sirs, I have Ubuntu 15.04 and have been given a hudl 2 tablet. Is it possible to easily connect and transfer files between these two (say, via the USB cable) ? Having tried MTP and gMTP, I find the ...
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Android bootloop [duplicate]

Hello my dear development team I have a serious question which one of you can probably fix and help me with it, on my windows it gets recognized as a ZTE composite adb device, if i open a adb shell ...
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I cant access to the nanobeem on ubuntu please I want the ipv4 not workin on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Usb nanobeem ipv4 ipv6 not working on ubuntu 14.04 LTS Peas I want access to the nanobeem on ubuntu and the android phone not work on ubuntu its never
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How to browse files on my phone?

I have Ubuntu 15.04, Samsung Galaxy 4. I can connect the phone and the PC but not browse the files from the PC.
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Downloading photos from smartphone

I have a small AKAI smartphone with Android 4.2.2. I want to download some of the photos from the smartphone to my Ubuntu computer. I connect the smartphone with a USB cable to the computer, but, ...
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Can't install ubuntu touch in my android device…need help [duplicate]

ubuntu-device-flash --channel=devel --bootstrap 2015/08/16 14:58:13 Expecting the device to be in the bootloader... waiting 2015/08/16 14:58:13 Device is |HUAQIN82_CWET_KK| 2015/08/16 14:58:13 ...
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looking to reinstall ZTE P7431 image

i´ ve been looking to set up my invironment to work on an android device which infact does n´t boots up, Ive been checking the android out with a root program, and rasy adb to check out it´s files ...
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Teamviewer Display

I have been using Teamviewer on my Android 4.4.2 tablet (similar to http://www.amazon.com/Tagital%C2%AE-T10-Bluetooth-Pre-installed-Supported/dp/B00N3Q4XMY) to access my Ubuntu operated desktop and I ...
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Wifi hotspot have problems on Android

I created wifi hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop and I'm using that wifi connection on Android phone. I can use it for some websites like Facebook, but it don't work when I try to download something ...
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Rhythmbox and LG G3

hope someone can help me with this. I have a LG G3 that i would like to transfer music to via Rhythmbox, but i would like to have it in ogg format, i know it can do it because on previous android ...
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Android Studio how to get “OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues.” warning message *back*!

tl;dr: how to "undo" an erroneous click on "Do not show again" in Android studio? ** When I fire up Android Studio (installed using umake on Ubuntu 14.04) I used to get a warning message telling me ...
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Error message upon opening Virtualbox

I am using a Dell Inspiron 1525 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.I am getting a problem in running the android emulator on genymotion. Genymotion suggested to run it through oracle VM Virtualbox. When I did ...
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ADB: No devices found

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and Android Studio 1.3. Although my phone (LG Escape 2) shows up on the launchpad, and the file system is accessible, it is completely and totally undetected by ...
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Android device won't transfer video files in 15.04

I recently decided to fully migrate to Linux from Windows and am glad I did. There is only one thing that I can't seem to understand and that is, why is it so difficult for Android devices to ...
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Is there an Ubuntu Touch function similar to toasts in Android?

I'm jumping into development for the Ubuntu phone and I've found a situation where I believe a short, ephemeral message similar to Android's toasts would be appropriate. Is there a similar function ...
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Android Studio IBus daemon

how can I resolve that problem in Ubuntu 14.04 with Android Studio Your system is using the IBus daemon which is known to cause intermittent keyboard issues with the IDE. See known issues for ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to successfully sync the phablet repository?

I'm running an Ubuntu(14.04) Virtual Machine on my Mac so I can install Ubuntu Phone on my Android tablet. However, since Ubuntu Touch has never been ported to my tablet(NextBook 10SE), I have to port ...
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connect to PPTP VPN server

I have created a PPTP VPN server by following ubuntu's guide . Now i have my problem now is that my android phone could not connect to the pptp which i created.So i search and found this link for ...
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ADB needs root after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I am building Android from source in order to install my company's custom filesystem (Datalight Reliance Nitro). I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 PC as my host device and a Nexus 7 (flo) as my Android ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - ADB Fastboot impossible to install

I try to install android-tools-fastboot with sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot and the terminal says Package android-tools-fastboot is not available, but is referred to ...
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google chrome remote desktop on ubuntu

Recently I've downloaded the google app called "google chrome remote desktop" which I would like to use for controlling my pc with Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit remotely from my Android phone. So, I installed ...
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Computer don't detect android one usb device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system. Right now I want to use an Android one device which is running android 5.1 for testing purposes but the system can't detect the USB device. I followed ...
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How to automatically eject drivers disk when mounting Android phone?

I have an Alcatel One Touch 4045D android phone. It did not mount in Ubuntu until I added the IDs to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules. But the phone mounts as a CD with "USB Driver". If I eject ...
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key exchange in android app [closed]

i am new to android programming. we are working on a simple messaging application and encryption we used is Advanced encryption standard 256 by default. now i want to do the following:- How to do key ...
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ubuntu touch S6102 no bootloader

I have a Samsung S6102 with android 2.3.6. I have tried to install ubuntu touch while following the instalation instuctions on your page step by step. However I have a problem. While android is ...
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Help following instructions (stuck at editing a file)

I'm following these instructions. This is what I've done so far: Installed JDK Downloaded NDK & SDK, extracted them and MOVED them to usr/src Configured my $PATH Ran android and now I'm ...
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Cursor integration problem in Virtualbox 5 Android x86 Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. I installed Virtualbox 5.0 from Oracle. Then I installed Android x86 4.4-r3 in a guest VM. My problem is that when I move the cursor over the guest window the cursor ...
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Android Studio Google map error

I've problem with Google Maps because it don't want to be open. I've found some solution for that problem but don't know how to make it works... I've try to install that adb install ...
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Can I change absolutely 'everything' if using Ubuntu Touch on my android phone?

I'm interested in using Ubuntu Touch with my Aquarius phone because I'd like to use my phone paired with some devices I've created but I would need to implement some functionalities beyond simple ...
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Sending SMS from Ubuntu without splitting the message into parts

I know there are a lot of apps that enable sending SMS through PC/Laptop. I've tried a number of them. But my problem is these apps break my message into parts when the messages exceed 160 characters. ...
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How to add proxy setting to Android Sdk Manager to add Sdk packages

i have recently switched from windows to Ubuntu 14.04 and i having trouble in downloading SDK packages via Android SDk manager as my internet connection is proxy secured and i unable to add proxy ...
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Ubuntu for Arm on AOC All in One Android Monitor

I would like to install Ubuntu for Arm on an AOC A2272PW4T, a 22" All in One mointor that can act as a display as well as a giant 22" android tablet. I had a slight issue where I got locked out of ...
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I cant connect my yoga tab 8(ANDROID 4.4.2) to ubuntu 14.04

When is connect it first shows up and works perfectly but when i try to copy or delete something it shows that file location missing or libmtp error . I tried the sudo apt-get install mtpfs command ...
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Frontend to view Android's videos in Ubuntu

I have videos taken by my Android phone Samsung galaxy S4. I see the device and the memory card in my system. I could search those files by find [/media/] -iregex *.mp4 but I would like to sync those ...
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Mount Android phone for another user

There are 2 Android phones connected to a particular machine, and they're mounted automatically in /run/user/<my_uid>/gvfs/. That's cool and all, but unfortunately I need them to be mounted ...