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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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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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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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Function like “connectify” on Ubuntu

I know there was a lot of questions about this, but my problem is kind of different. I have tablet with Android. On Windows I used to host wifi from my PC. I used app "connectify". On ubuntu I can ...
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Asus TF700t Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot

I want to dual boot my transformer infinity. I like android, but as an IT student it cannot do everything I need homework wise, besides pocket Minecraft sucks. So I want to have my cake and eat it ...
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How can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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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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ARC Welder app showing blank page on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I am using Google Chrome version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. I recently installed the ARC Welder extension from the Chrome Web Store. When I opened it, it shows a blank window (see image ...
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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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JDK 8 Installation for Ubuntu 14.04 (Android Studio & NetBeans)

I downloaded jdk-8u11-nb-8-linux-i586.sh and installed it in my home folder. Then I install NetBeans, it is successful I think because I can compile my java code using netbeans. Now when I install ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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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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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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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Add android-x86-4.4-RC2 to ubuntu grub

I installed android-x86-4.4-RC2 with windows xp and windows 7, after I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now android-x86-4.4-RC2 is not showing up in grub. What should I do to fix this? Thank you! Edited: I ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu )

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? ...
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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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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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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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Complete Installation Guide for Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu

What all needs to be done to install Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu? Each of the steps in the answer was found on some different forum as I encountered obstacles getting started with my Android ...
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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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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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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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Windows android sdk packages in Linux

Can i use the android sdk packages (both the images for emulator and the sdk patform for ICS) in a Ubuntu android sdk directory. This is in effect to the large download size of the packages which i ...
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How to set the JDK for Android Studio?

I can't compile a default new project for Android 2.1 because(?) the JDK used by Android Studio is JDK 1.7 but it should be JDK 1.6. To change it I go to File -> Project Structure and try to find the ...
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How to add Android Studio to the launcher?

I'm trying to install the android studio so that I can launch it from a launcher instead of via terminal. Can someone give specific instructions please? I think this is something to do with the ...
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How do you use an android tablet as a second display?

I've noticed people using a product for Windows and Mac called iDisplay which lets you use your Android or iPad as a secondary display. This seems like a great idea, and something that could be done ...
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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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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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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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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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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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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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Nexus 4 Android 5.1 not recognized

So, here's my situation: I have a Google Nexus 4 that I installed Ubuntu touch onto. Everything worked great, except that I was missing some key apps that I needed so I reverted my phone back to ...
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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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MotoG not recognized in ubuntu 12.04, MTP mode not supported. Why?

I bought a MotoG handset and wanted to transfer music files to my phone. But as I connect it to my laptop, Ubuntu doesn't recognize the phone, whereas it detects my friend's HTC phone. Basically, when ...
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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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Android phone's microSD not useable by Windows 8, after using under Ubuntu

I connected my Android phone (as 'mass storage') to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a microSD card with fat32 filesystem. Thereafter I logged it to Windows and connected, but my Windows 8 didn't recognise ...
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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 ...