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How to Loop using While and Quit after Success

So, I'm on an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop and was wondering how I could loop a command until it succeeds. I'm trying to loop "adb connect 192.168.1.102:5555" (for connecting to my Android device over wifi) ...
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How to define where Banshee stores the music in Android devices?

I recently bought a Samsung S4 Mini instead of a new iPhone, hoping that I'd be able to sync my music to the external SD card using Ubuntu 13.04. I've managed to get banshee to copy a single track at ...
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How to upgrade android on Sony xperia tablet z using ubuntu 12.04?

My Sony Xperia tablet Z need an android upgrade but I really don't know how to do it using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Installing and running .apk in Android Virtual Emulator

He, I have downloaded Android Development Tool (ADT) and have setuped it. I have also created a virtual emulator. Now I have to run/test/install downloaded .apk file in the emulator but dont know how ...
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Android SDK Manager Error

I keep geting this error when I run the update manager. Can anyone help me debug this? Stopping ADB server failed (code -1). Unable to run 'adb': Cannot run program ...
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Device is not detected via MTP (TCL Idol X S950 phone)

I have just purchased a new TCL Idol X S950 phone and I'm figuring out some issue to make it visible on my system. This phone uses Android 4.2.2 and I guess this is the cause of the issue: my ...
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ADB cannot see my tablet (Pipo S1)

I am unable to access my tablet (Pipo S1) through adb - after running adb devices, there are no devices visible. USB debugging is enabled, and I have tried 2 different USB ports and cables. I was ...
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Nexus 4 not detected as USB device with OTA update 4.3

I have submitted a question on the Google Mobile forum, but not had any responses yet. I am fairly certain that my issues with USB connectivity started when I allowed the 4.3 OTA update to install on ...
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port Ubuntu Touch to unsupported Tablet [duplicate]

I consider buying a Chinese tablet with an Exynos 5250 SoC. It is a Voyo A15. It is not supported by CyanogenMod, but there is a Custom ROM available for this tablet. I would want to install Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu os on sony xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu os on sony Xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it? Interested versions of Ubuntu touch and Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 but it is a last resort. Is the SD card is ...
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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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Ubuntu for Phones or new Android OS [duplicate]

so I got a barely used phone from my buddy. He had thought it was stolen just after buying it, but has recently found it and given it to me because it has a little port for a SIM card. Since I have ...
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Its weird but i think my pc is interfering my phone to connect to the wireless network(both pc and phone using same router)? [duplicate]

Before i installed ubuntu 13.04 there was no problem. Then this thing happend. when my laptop is running and wifi is enabled(ofcourse there is internet access on pc) my android galaxy s2 phone can't ...
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Stream YouTube Audio over wifi network

I want to have my YouTube video playing on my computer, and I want to listen to the audio on my android phone, mostly because I cannot be bothered taking off my earphones and plugging them into the ...
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Is there any canonical chat messenger working both in android and ubuntu?

My friend is in china and she is using android phone. Now I use ubuntu.And in there facebook is blocked.And, kik,wechat doesn't work in pc laptop. I don't have an android. so Is there any chat ...
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Unable to connect Nexus 4 with 12.10

Yesterday, when I'd connected my Nexus 4 on my laptop it still managed to read it and gave me the option for MTP or PTP. My laptop was able to detect the phone in PTP mode but not MTP. Today, when I ...
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Need instructions for installing ubuntu touch

This guide from wiki seems old and confusing. For my situation: device: Nexus 7 (grouper) origin OS: Android 4.3 recovery: TWRP (3rd party recovery) And I tried as following steps: Download ...
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Ubuntu For Android!

Pl. tell me how to install Ubuntu on Android Tablet or Phone. Another thing is i'm not using Ubuntu Desktop and I'm using Windows. So tell me what to do to install Ubuntu on Android. Thanks...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not USB tethering through Android

Just upgraded to 13.04. Now my internet doesn't work anymore through my Galaxy Note 2. It used to work perfectly in 12.10 without a hitch. The phone's got Android 4.1 There's no error message. The ...
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Ubuntu Touch OS [duplicate]

Does anyone know if the Ubuntu Touch OS will be downloadable for any phone? I'll be getting a new phone today and was wondering if I should just get a cheap brick to get my by or if I should get a ...
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Android devloper tool is not opening

Android develoment tool is not opening while click this dailog is opening my ubuntu version is 12.04
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How to connect laptop to internet via android phone

I have a laptop with Linux OS (Debian or Ubuntu) and a Samsung Galaxy S III mini phone that is connected to internet with Mobile Data. how can i share mobile internet with laptop?
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Android emulator

I installed virtualbox, but now what? I'm computer illiterate. There's just one specific game I'm trying to play. My smartphone was stolen in a home invasion and this is really the least of my ...
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How to intall Oracle JDK 32bit on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit along side the 64bit oracle jdk

I'm trying to transfer to 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 from 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04. ADT for eclipse and the Android SDK requires 32bit Java but I would like to keep the 64 bit Java that I just got installed to ...
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Are there any tablets that support ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have been using ubuntu on desktops and laptops for years and I am looking at buying my first tablet. I would love to use ubuntu on it and I'm wondering if there are any tablets that I could install ...
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How does one build android kernel from sources on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to build Android from sources on Ubuntu 13.04, yet there are numerous issues: Setting up the environment issues (wrong tool chains) Compilation/Build errors
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How to capture https traffic

I am trying to capture the requests of my android emulator. I want to know the data used by my android app. I tried various ways which didn't work. I am trying to do that using the emulator now. I ...
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Remove Openjdk 7, install Openjdk 6?

I need to be using Openjdk 6 but cannot figure out how remove Openjdk 7. I used the apt-get purge command and it seems to be successful but even after installing Openjdk 6, java -version always ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Fit?

I have a samsung galaxy fit GT-S5670L with Android 2.3.5 and I whant to install ubuntu on it with out modifying the android. It´s that possible ?
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Can't launch Android Studio

I have a fresh installation of Android Studio. Keep getting this: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. How to make it ...
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How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android?

I have a network of 3 PC's in my house: two are desktop PC's that are hard-wired to the router, the other being a netbook that is wireless. I also have 3 Android tablets that are wireless. I want to ...
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Ubuntu On Aakash [duplicate]

I have an Aakash 2 (Ubislate 7Ci) tablet. It runs on Android 4.0 ICS. I want to make it run on Ubuntu. Give me the procedures involved.
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Ubuntu as Miracast Sender/receiver

couldn't find anything about Ubuntu act as a Miracast receiver or sender. General info about Miracast at Wikipedia Should this work? Supported HW? (Wifi direct?) only via WiFi no LAN? If Wifi direct ...
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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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Is it possible to stream music from Ubuntu One Music to Samsung Galaxy S4?

Is it possible to stream music from Ubuntu One Music to Samsung Galaxy S4? If so, how can it be done?
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Ubuntu doesn't detect android hotspot

I'm trying to connect to my android from Ubuntu 13.04 PC. But my wireless manager in ubuntu can't detect my android wireless network. I tried on windows and it works , what could be the problem ? Also ...
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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 share internet connection

I have a LG P500 with Android 4.1 and I want to share internet connection(LAN) to it. I have USB cable(for phone), bluetooth dongle, wifi dongle(TL-WN821N) to use.
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Which is the best Ubuntu version for android development?

I have to decide the best suitable version of Ubuntu for android development.As per the research what I have done, 10.04 has been a stable version of Ubuntu; but since the support has been ended from ...
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How to reset .bashrc file which edited before to set PATH ANDROID sdk? [duplicate]

bash: export: `/home/entw/bin:/usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local /bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/bin': not a valid identifier bash: /home/entw/.bashrc: line 111: ...
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Eclipse no longer useful

When I got my Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center, it was good and worked fine. I could work on Java projects fine. This week I was required to add ADT and tried the ADT-bundle, assuming it had ...
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Ubuntu Touch for Galaxy S3 [duplicate]

When it's going to be officially released? I've seen some tutorials to install on my S3, but I'm waiting for the official release. Is there any planned release date? I'm sorry if my English is not ...
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Nexus 7 (4.2.2) stuck as read-only on Ubuntu 13.04 (PC)

I have a Nexus 7 running the latest Android (4.2.2) that seems to be stuck as read-only. I cannot transfer any files to or from the device though I am free to look through it. Permissions are: View ...
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Eclipse: AVD not appearing

I have installed the ADT bundle for 32 bit. Using Ubuntu 12.04 Updated it a bit and installed the 2.3.3 Android version. I have Eclipse Indigo. When I use the Android Virtual Machine manager, after ...
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How to set environemt variable without rebooting Ubuntu?

Problem: During Android development, in order to add ADB path to environment variable; I did following things in short- gedit /etc/environment - Added my desired path in the file such as ...
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How come I cannot make this file executable (chmod permissions)?

I downloaded Android Development Tool for linux (ADT) and placed it in home directory. After unzipping the files, when I double click the "eclipse" executable file; the eclipse works perfectly fine. ...
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Ubuntu Touch porting: bad file tree

I'm trying to port ubuntu touch to Samsung Galaxy S Plus but I'm finding it really difficult. The problems at first were to find a good CM rom as base, because this device is not officially supported ...
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Ubuntu for android phone/tablet

I have an android smartphone, Sony Xperia neo L, and an android tablet, Lenovo thinkpad tablet 1838-a19. Can I just change my OS to ubuntu, since the Sony Xperia don't have docking nor HDMI port? If, ...
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Android SDK and Path

Since I've downloaded the Android development kit as a package (sdk, eclipse bundled together), I extracted it into /opt/android/sdk I ran the command nano ~/.bashrc command and opened the file. Now ...
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Connect Galaxy Nexus to Ubuntu

I'm trying to connect my Galaxy Nexus to an Ubuntu 11.04 PC by following the instructions in this other post (Getting MTP enabled devices to work with Ubuntu?). I've read it and redone each step ...