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Can not access files in any folder on Samsung Galaxy SII

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy SII with USB cable my DCIM folder looks empty although I can see my files on phone. Do you have any idea what would be the problem? On computer: On phone:
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Ubuntu is not detecting my android device

I am new to android. I have just downloaded and installed android sdk. Now when I run the application from eclipse, my device is not getting detected. I have googled and was brought up with this as ...
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Can we run games like plants vs. zombie on ubuntu 15.04?

I have researched options like Android studio and Chrome Altered version but none of the is helpful. While installing Studio,I can practically run but could get much as it required some repository ...
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Running into an error while installing Android Studio

So I am working on installing android studio onto Ubuntu 15.04. I followed the guide here at http://android-er.blogspot.com/2014/07/install-oracle-jdk-8-on-ubuntu-1404.html to install the JDK and ...
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Show USB device (Android phone) in VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04 and have installed Virtualbox (version 4.3.10) to run a Windows 7 box. I have installed guest additions and the extension pack for Virtualbox and my user has been ...
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LAN with Android device w/o sharing internet connection

I've been searching a solution to my problem that might be simple but I couldn't so here's my problem: I have an Ubuntu running PC with a web server. I'd like to access this web server through my ...
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Problem with running genymotion in KDE desktop

1- I have a problem in running genymotion in KDE Plasma desktop in ubuntu 14.04 but it works in default ubuntu desktop corectly! It gives me an error like this: linux@younes:~$ ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable

I had this same problem when previously using ubuntu 13.10, among other issues with my Windows dual boot. So I wiped the hard drive, re-installed ubuntu stand alone, and I still get the same dang ...
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How to access hostspot in mobile phone?

Is it possible to access hotspot in mobile phone or not? After I start Hotspot from my laptop,the hotspot id is shown in the mobile while I refresh for the available wifi's but it never gets ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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Can I connect my Ubuntu Desktop to Google Cardboard?

This might be a strange question, but I am wondering if I could use Google Cardboard to replace my monitor. For this I'd like to connect an Ubuntu-Desktop with an Android Smartphone through Bluetooth ...
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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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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 to use genymotion in linux? [closed]

I am a Linux user trying to run android applications in genymotion. I don't know how to use it. Please provide me a proper literature for it.
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See Byobu Screens using ConnectBot

I use ConnectBot sometimes to connect to my ubuntu machine, and that works fine, however it just comes up with a standard shell, not my byobu screens that I get when I connect to it using another ...
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Adding Android x86 NTSC to grub (from Elementary Freya)

As previous consults, I installed Android x86 next to windows, and after it, I installed Elementary OS Freya. And Freya ate the grub created by Androidx86 to put its own. I have tried some of the ...
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I lost Ubuntu after I install android x86 with new grub

My laptop only have Ubuntu 14.04, I installed android x86, I chose install grub when installing android. The computer show grub only with android after reboot. I tried put Ubuntu usb and reboot trying ...
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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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What is the status of Ubuntu Mobile? Is the project expected to reinitiate in coming years?

With android and Google Play becoming so popular, it would be great to have Ubuntu on mobile devices again. Some archaic references: ...
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how can I install apk on Android avd? [on hold]

I tried to install apk file but I can't. This image show one of my attempts: /home/drmohammed/workspace/android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/ bash: ...
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How to share Desktop PC internet with android [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my desktop pc . I've a android phone with kitkat update . I'm using a broadband line for internet . Now how can I use my pc internet in my android phone . I can do in ...
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when i try to to install apk this happen? [duplicate]

drmohammed@drmohammed-HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC:~$ cd /home/drmohammed/workspace/android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/ ...
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android app crashes right after lanuch with simple java coding

im going make this short and precise; *I'm running ubuntu 14.04+ *running eclipse while connected to nexus 4 (ANDROID 4.3) *started programing for android application where i only had the option to ...
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Can't open android from android with vlc

I have Ubuntu Mate 14.04 and when I connect my android phone via USB I can't directly open videos with vlc. I can open them with totem (as well as all the other photos, text documents, etc.) but it ...
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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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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version . I had also installed the genymotion. But I had a slow internet connection, so I'm unable to download that large size file in my home. I had searched many ...
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Ubuntu touch compiling: missing msm_ion.h

I've started porting Ubuntu Touch to the LG Volt (LS740) from Boost Mobile. I have my device tree vendor blobs and kernel sources all in place, but I'm getting a compile error: In file included from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB connected phone [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 14.04 device I am starting android development but when I tried to connect my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747m) it wouldn't display as connected. I used the lsusb command and it didn't ...
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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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Boot into Ubuntu from Android Tablet with Live USB Drive

I have an Android ASUS Slider tablet. I have successfully installed UBUNTU to an 8GB thumb drive. I would like to boot into the thumb drive the same way I do with a windows system except I would like ...
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I cannot create a Wifi connection for Hotspot

I created a hotspot for my phone by using the instructions provided in here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/. After using it for some while, I decided ...
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How to install libQtGui.so.4 32bit on 64bit ubuntu

I am trying to compile the android tree on Ubuntu 64bit 12.04; The build fails on an error of missing shared library libQtGui.so.4; Check /usr/ lib files i found that: /usr/lib/ or /usr/lib32 doesn't ...
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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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In Ubuntu 14.04 eclipse luna, eclipse juno and android studio is crashing every time?

In my ubuntu 14.04 nothing is working here i'm using android studio, whenever i'm starting my android studio this error i am getting. # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime ...
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Root HTC One m7 with Ubuntu

Is there a easy way to root HTC One M7(Lolipop) with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I am a beginner with Ubuntu.
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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after flashing custom rom then restoring original rom I can no longer transfer filee to Samsung galaxy note 3 (android)

I receive the following message libmtp error: Could not send object property list when attempting to transfer files to my samsung phone from my PC running Ubuntu 14.04 - it was working fine until I ...
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Genymotion virtual device got no IP adress

when I try to run HTC Evo 4.3 (or other devices, it doesn't matter) in Genymotion (2.3.0 x64) (with VirtualBox 4.3.10) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get: The virtual device got no IP address. The VirtualBox ...
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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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Asus A5 Android 4.4.2+ Ubuntu 14.04, Phone is not detected

i connected my phone to the laptop, my phone charges but the phone folder is not shown. When i run lsusb i get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Is there something like bluestacks for linux / ubuntu? [duplicate]

http://www.bluestacks.com/ (runs Android apps on our PC / laptop) is not available for Linux. I am trying to run some android apps on my ubuntu. Many thanks :)
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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 ...
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Error installing Android Studio! How to uninstall it completely? [duplicate]

I tried installing android studio in my Ubuntu 14.04 using terminal. I entered the commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Android SDK Manager slf4j error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to run Android Studio. I have installed everything needed based on tutorials such as Java, Android-SDK-linux, etc. I set the environment variables in .bashrc and ...
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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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If Maverick Meerkat is 70, what is Utopic Unicorn?

I was reading a StackOverflow answer on solving some problems one might encounter when using an Android device for development. The solution is to create a file as follows: ...
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Can I install Ubuntu phone os onto an sd card to use on android device (bootable)?

I was wondering: can I install Ubuntu phone os onto a bootable sd card? Because I don't want to do a permanent install, just a test install. What files do I download from here: ...
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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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Missing tools.jar (Android Studio)

The command $ ~/android-studio/bin/studio.sh says '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 ...