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How I can run Android 4.0.4 in chroot on Ubuntu 12.04 on the Pandaboard ES?

I want to run fully functional Android 4.0.4 on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation on the Pandaboard ES with the LXC containers.
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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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Genymotion Emulator Screen flickers while using X.Org X server(AMD/ATI display driver wrapper)

I have been facing this weird situation in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) while using Genymotion emulator. I have always used X.Org X server opensource driver for daily use. The driver is working fine, except ...
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Android Tablet as second display

I have faced with issue. My use-case: I have - PC with ubuntu and android tablet, I need - The android tablet as second monitor, but connected by wi-fi. I was trying to do next: sudo apt-get ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Why is Eclipse Juno running very slow?

Hey guys I am developing Android apps on eclipse and its running very slow. So slow that I am not able to program properly because of this thing. E.g - when I click on Graphical layout in xml it ...
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Eclipse 3.7.2 not recognizing ADT after plugin updates

I'm using Eclipse 3.7.2 with ADT plugin installed. I updated all the plugins I had by going to the option Help->Check For Updates. After the update, on restarting eclipse, I'm no longer able to see ...
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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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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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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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Installing Google Apps on Genymotion

I would like to open Android apps under Ubuntu. Tried to follow this topic: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20121883/how-to-install-google-play-services-in-a-genymotion-vm-with-no-drag-and-drop-su/...
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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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Android emulator won't work in ubuntu

I don't understand why all of a sudden such a problem is occurring on my desktop. Although I already have 14.04 LTS Ubuntu which is 64-bit, but still such an error is occurring. Though it was working ...
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How do I root my phone from Ubuntu?

I'm trying to root my galaxy s3 sgh-1747, but all the instructions are how to do it from Windows. I currently have Odin for Linux installed (not in wine), but I have no idea how to use it. Any advice ...
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Android device mounted as gphoto2 rather than mtp

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 fully updated (apt-get dist-upgrade). On one my android phone mounts in Nautilus automatically using an mtp:// location, which works fairly well. On the other ...
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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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ADB device offline on ubuntu, can't unlock the bootloader

sudo ./adb reboot bootloader error: device unauthorized. Please check the confirmation dialog on your device. I'm getting the above error while trying to connect my Yureka! to my ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How does Ubuntu detect a smartphone without any drivers?

The smartphone in this context is a Samsung Galaxy S i9000. Before when I've tried to transfer files to and from a computer running windows I've always needed drivers for the smartphone to be ...
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What module or Package enables USB tethering support

I have Ubuntu desktop that handles Android tethering. i.e. using the internet from the Android device. If I wanted to add that feature to Ubuntu server what module/package would I need to install.
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Is there any way I can do an android screencast to my computer?

I know there are a lot of third party screencast apps and such, but I've seen android cast to a chromecast, and wonder if it is possible to do that to my computer running ubuntu. I think it runs over ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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How to trick android and ios devices into thinking they are connected to the internet

I have an ubuntu machine setup as an access point, but it is not connected to the internet. I simply want to transfer data between it and smart phones. The problem is, all devices seem to want to ...
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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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Sync Evolution with Android apps through Owncloud or other centralised online source

I'm hoping someone can help with this as I'm so close to achieving my perfect workflow environment. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a laptop and an android smartphone. Overall what I'd like to ...
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How to receive texts in Ubuntu desktop

I would like to receive and send texts on Ubuntu desktop. I would be preferable to receive them via pidgin, and also when my phone is not present. I do not have bluetooth. It is a google voice number,...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Android 4.1 tablet?

How can I install and run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Android tablet? I had Ubuntu installed on my laptop but its chip crashed. I want to buy a tablet and install Ubuntu 12.04 on it.
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ubuntu touch on non-brand name tablet?

I have just gotten a non-name brand android table running 4.0.4 and the model number is A13-MID. Curious as to if this non-brand tablet would be able to have the new ubuntu touch os that just came ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (p3113)

I have a Galaxy tab (p3113). I have been trying for some time now to get the developer preview of Ubuntu Touch installed on it. I followed the instructions on the 3rd-party maintainer's page for my ...
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Ubuntu doesn't find USB device

I have an Beagle bone black connected via USB after installing some software ssh didn't work any more. Somehow the USB device is not recognized any more at all. I did try to connect my Samsung Galaxy ...
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Android using Ubuntu One Files API for upload a file

I have a big problem, I'm trying upload a file to my Ubuntu One account using the Files API for Android. I think that my authentication process is OK, but when I call the uploadFile U1FileApi method, ...
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How to connect Acer E330 Glow to Ubuntu 13.04 in MTP mode?

Well the title is quite clear I guess. How can I connect my ACER E330 LIQUID GLOW to Ubuntu 13.04 through the USB-cable? It works just fine PTP-mode(camera) but not in MTP-mode (media). My phone works ...
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I tried to transplant the wireless_tools to Android4.0 system, but I have a problem with Java

My Linux system is Ubuntu Kylin, a new branch of Ubuntu spreading mainly in China. I have changed some files, such as wireless.22.h, ifrename.c and iwlib.h, in wireless_tools.29/ which is located in ...
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How to connect Xdmx and android Xserver?

I run: $ Xdmx :1 -display 192.168.1.137:0 The output: (II) dmx: Generation: 1 (II) dmx: DMX version: 1.2.20070424 (DMX Project) (II) dmx: DMX Build OS: Linux 2.6.42-34-...
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The compatibility of Android and Ubuntu mobile SW

Android uses bionic but Ubuntu uses glibc. How do they keep the compatibility in Ubuntu for Android? Does Ubuntu for Android use bionic? Or it gives up Android NDK compatibility?
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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Sync ubuntu and phone

Can you sync ubuntu and android phone, without having to install ubuntu on phone, even if I have to how much space will it take?
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Shared directory (Ubuntu One) not showing up on my android device

a friend has shared a directory on his Ubuntu account with me. His directory shows up on my windows devices (two of them), but does not show up on my android device (Nexus 7) using the android app, or ...
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Unable to access android 4.0 file folders through usb

When I conect my tablet's usb to the computer like I used to do on Windows I recieve this message: "DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: ...
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How to synchronize my Banshee's library to my Android's library?

I want my Banshee's library to synchronize to my Android's library instead of my Android's library synchronizing to my Banshee's library because my Android's library changes more often than my Banshee'...
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Unable to create partition for Android installation in VMWare

I'm trying to create an Android (android-x86-5.1-rc1.iso) Virtual Machine in VMWare Player 7.1.4. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and tried to follow this instructions (Using VMWare to replace the slow ...
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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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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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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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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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Unlock ubuntu pc using my phone's fingerprint scanner

My ideal app is something like MacID (http://macid.co/) but one that works with either iPhone or Android to unlock my ubuntu pc.. This offers some ways but they are limited to BT for linux. I want ...
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Android Studio & Emulator slow performance in Android Studio on Ubuntu?

On my mac Android Studio is usable, however on my Linux Ultrabook, normally a fast machine, Android Studio and the Emulator are so slow (5 mins to start, one response or less per minute) that they are ...
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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 ...