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Network sharing for android

I am on ubuntu 12.04 and I want to create a wifi hotspot to be used with my android device. Now I know there are so many tutorials available every where and that I have all options in network tab to ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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How to root my lenovo a6010 smartphone using ubuntu PC? [on hold]

I have lenovo a6010 smartphone with android lollipop. I want to root my smartphone and install custom rom cyanogen. Cyanogen has a program that makes the entire process automated. Unfortunately that ...
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Unable to run android on my Terminal [on hold]

I am new trying to set up the ANDROID_HOME Well but all in vain Kindly assist me Please
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acrobat reader alternative?

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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udev rule for android not working with go-mtpfs

On Ubuntu 12.04, my rule fires a script called motoe.sh when a Motorola Moto E is connected to the machine USB port. My custom rule does not work. The rule is: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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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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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu ) [duplicate]

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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Low speeds of wifi hotspot created on ubuntu

(Its a humble request to not close down this thread) OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Android Phone - Samsung Galaxy S3(flashed it with CM13) Laptop - HP-ENVY (Model : 6-1002TX) I created a hotspot on ubuntu ...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Add android-studio/bin/ to PATH environmental variable

Recently I installed Android Studio. Now I want to add android-studio/bin/ persistently to PATH environmental variable as Session-wide environment variables and not as System-wide environment ...
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Can't find JDK for Unity3d development

I'm developing on Unity3d 5.2 a game which should be build for an Android. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I used: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk to install java. Set $JAVA_HOME and $PATH variables in ...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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Android Studio SDK

I'm a student system admin for small college CS program, and I'm installing Android Studio on our lab machines for the students to use. I have studio installed in /opt so that all users who log in ...
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Android Studio sdk directory

I installed android-studio through ./studio.sh command in terminal and manually created desktop-entry with following details in it : [Desktop Entry] Version=1.5.1 Type=Application Name=Android Studio ...
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Files from Android phone lost when using Ubuntu [closed]

I had my phone connected to the pc, installed with Ubuntu, with a usb cable. Moved 400+ photos from the photos directory of my phone to a new folder i created inside that main folder - this was just ...
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How Do I Get USB Tethering Working Between 15.10 and an Android Device?

Environment: Ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell L502X I used to be able to use USB tethering between Ubuntu and an Android device without problems. Late last year, I applied a fresh install of Ubuntu (15.10) on ...
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Can I connect The Serval Mesh (Android) to B.A.T.M.A.N (Ubuntu)?

According to B.A.T.M.A.N. site, The Serval Mesh is based on B.A.T.M.A.N. project, if it is true, can I connect my Android device to my Laptop? and how? thank you. Regards, Esminetsz
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...
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Getting updates on Android Studio on Linux Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed Android studio on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a guest in VMWare 10 on my windows 10. But when I check for updates it shows me some updates available and a message ...
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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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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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With to try ubuntu touch on my tablet

link to my tablet I am horrified that android has only 1G of 8G for apps on this device (Unusable). I truly wish to try ubuntu on it if at all possible. Tried rooting with kingo root, kingroot, iroot ...
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Android Studio - empty project after importing from Github

I have a big problem with android studio. Now I'm working on a project and I have to pair the repository from github to android studio. The connection and the clone of the folder went well. I can't ...
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How can I use my laptop as a Bluetooth input device?

I just got a USB bluetooth dongle, and I'd like to use it to Connect my laptop to my Android tablet as a slave device. and Route input from my USB Xbox 360 controller to the bluetooth dongle. I ...
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USB tethering from Ubuntu to Android via USB

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 system on my PC and an Android 4.1 system on my Galaxy Nexus. Now I would like to share the Internet connection of my PC via USB with my Phone. I have been searching with Google ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu in Karbonn Android one device [duplicate]

Karbonn Sparkle V- Android one device Running Marshmallow 6.01 Chipset Mediatek MT6582 CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 GPU Mali-400MP2 Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB Internal 4 GB, ...
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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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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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Wifi Hotspot doesn't work on 15.10

I was the one who upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 merely by reading that 15.10 has got a built-in Hotspot option. I had made a Hotspot connection in 14.04 by the very common method of adding new WiFi ...
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Android Studio ADB error

I keep getting this error when I start Android Studio. I am running Ubuntu, I did a fresh install and this happened upon start up. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually ...
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Why do I get “system health” error message with Android Studio in Ubuntu 15.10?

Does anyone know why I get the following error message when I open Android Studio?
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Connection to the internet via smartphone (usb-tethering)

I have a notebook MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro with installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. This notebook has Atheros Killer E2400 Ethernet and wifi controllers. There are no drivers for they in Ubuntu ISO, so I ...
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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu-touch porting

I need to porting ubuntu-touch on a new devices, guide isn't helpfull. May I have some help? Can I install a generic arm on a mtk6795 device? Ps: I'd make a new ubuntu-touch device.
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Can the hotspot created in XUbuntu visible to windows devices?

I created a wifi hotspot in Xubuntu following the steps in : How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?. However I noticed the following : 1. My OnePlus one device was able to see the wifi ...
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How to configure ADB access for Android devices?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I have installed Android SDK, set it's path in my user .bashrc and it works. The problem is that my phone requires adb to be ran by root for permissions, but running adb ...
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Prevent external devices being locked to launcher

If I connect an external device (such as a USB stick or android smartphone) it will automatically open in nautilus and get a corresponding icon locked to unity launcher. Is there any way to prevent ...
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android sdk is not installed correctly

I tried to install android sdk manager downloading from Official site. I didn't install all packages. I only installed as suggested in most up voted answer of this question. But android sdk manager ...
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Android to outlook sync without Exchange

I need some assistance, I need to sync an android (Samsung A5) with outlook, however I do not run an exchange. I have an Ubuntu Mail server running sendmail and dovecot. Can anyone tell me of any ...
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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 ...
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New AVD not creating properly in android

I have copied android-sdk-linux folder from one PC to another PC, and installed Eclipse and Set appropriate paths (both tools and Platform-tools) but I cannot create any avd. When I try to create ...
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How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone (reverse-tethering)?

I have been trying to share my wired Internet connection with my Android phone. However I could not succeed in doing this. Has anyone of you ever succeeded? Operating systems that I use are as ...
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Installing ubuntu on a galaxy s5 with safestrap

I Have a galaxy s5 that is rooted and has safestrap installed.I have 4 available rom slots and was wondering the best method to install into one of these slots yet keep my stock rom available as a ...
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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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Android phone does not appear in lsusb after entering “downloading” mode!

I've been trying to use Heimdall to install custom ROMs on my Samsung Galaxy GT-i8190 (Galaxy S3 Mini), but running sudo heimdall detect Gives ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode ...