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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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Problem connecting Android

I recently purchased an LG G5 cell phone, going through T-mobile. I am not able to connect to my ubuntu, I am using 16.04 LTS. In looking on internet I have tried several various "solutions" and none ...
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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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why does android dissapear when i open nautilus as root [on hold]

i was wondering if there is any way to use photorec on a phone or tablet running android also i opened the terminal and typed sudo nautilus and the device is not available under root ...." why ? "....
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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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edit grub menu with windows 10 [migrated]

I apparently installed some kind of multi-boot device to be able to use Android on my laptop. I would like to change the boot order to make Windows the default option. But I need to do it via windows ...
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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 ...
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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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Install adb on Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I tried to install adb on my system using following commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phablet-team/tools sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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How to setup selendroid in ubuntu 14.04? Cannot execute selendroid script. ANDROID_HOME not found error shown in eclipse console

I'm trying to set up selendroid in ubuntu for mobile app testing purposes. First I installed JAVA from ubuntu software center. Then I installed android SDK and I've set path in .bashrc as follows: ...
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Can not Unmount mtp

Events in chronological order: 2 days before I connected my friend's phone (Motorola G2) via data cable but somehow it does not mount properly and so I have to unmount it It unmounted properly but a ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Galaxy Note 4

I have a Sprint Galaxy Note 4 that constantly reboots. My local Sprint store says it is a known issue with the hardware being incompatible with the latest version of Android that they rolled out. ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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Dual boot Android/Ubuntu Touch - from sdcard?

I have an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition, and also an Android phone. As an experiment, I would like to make both of these dual boot both Ubuntu Touch and Android, and I've already found this: https://...
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Help installing Ubuntu on a computer without OS, and no access to alternative computer.

I recently wrecked my computer trying to reinstall win10. I am now stuck with a computer without OS, and no way to make an iso. I have a p9000 running Marshmallow 6.0, unrooted. Do I have any ...
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lsusb doesn't list my android device

Three days I'm striggling with this problem. lsusb isn't detecting my ASUS Fonepad 7, but detects my Lumia, which is a Windows Phone device. I tried plugging my sister's phone, my dad's phone, which ...
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Replace Android/Remix OS (Remix Mini PC) with Ubuntu via USB Boot

I just bought a new Remix Mini PC that I had planned on hacking and installing Ubuntu 16.xx (or the whatever the latest stable version is). It works just like any other Android except it has two USB ...
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Is there a Wine equivalent for Android apps?

As Android is gaining more and more users every day (and Windows losing some), i consider reasonably fair for me to ask: Is there ANY Wine equivalent for Android apps? I'm not asking for native linux ...
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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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No internet Ubuntu 13.4 on Android

I fail to set up my Virtual Network Computing for Ubuntu running on android device. I have command line but I have no internet access despite wireless interface is connected. apt-get update ...
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Install Mobizen share android screen on PC

How can Install Mobizen on ubuntu? I wanna share an android screen to PC . I using Mobizen but It just supports window, so I try to set up by wine but it not working. plz, help me. Thanks?