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Set up an Android Development Environment [ Eclipse and Android Studio ] [duplicate]

How can I setup an Android Development Environment?
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enabling ccache in ubuntu for android development

http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html#choosing-a-branch following the instruction, I installed ccache and edited .bashrc with export USE_CCACHE=1 but when I start a build, and typed ...
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I don't know how to navigate genymotion in the terminal

i have downloaded the genymotion-2.2.0_x86.bin but dont know how to go by it.please help. when i run the chmod +x command line it tells me "no command found" and that no genymotion directory found
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Unable to access “BCM21553 Thunderbird and Unable to open MTP device '[usb:001,004]' when connecting SamsungY Android device

see same problem under previous post: ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable any help would greatly appreciated! ~ loco
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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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First time using Ubuntu, a few questions

So my gf's dell inspiron 1545 has had a pirated copy of windows 7 ultimate since we got it (from her mom and we think her step dad put the pirated copy on it) She's sick of having an illegal copy and ...
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Android device manager for ubuntu [closed]

I have recently switched to ubuntu from windows and I was looking forward to get any android device managing app for Ubuntu. I have an android tablet [celkon ct2] which has preinstalled mobogenie I ...
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Comprehensive guide to setup android sdk with eclipse on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

I have shifted to Ubuntu only few weeks ago and after setting up Ubuntu my first step was to setup Eclipse for android development. I do not have any knowledge of Linux. I have searched on google and ...
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Bluetooth earphones Jabra Rox Wireless not recognized under Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to connect my bluetooth (4.0) earphones (Jabra Rox Wireless) with my Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. If I activate bluetooth, set it to visible and start pairing mode on the ...
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Boot problems after installing package `android`. How do I fix it?

I was thinking to play with my android phone through usb, so I did an apt-get install android* on my laptop. This this broke my boot. I can not boot it normally, but if I go into recovery and then ...
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Problems detecting android tablet IView 788TPC with mtp-tools [closed]

I installed mtp-tools on 14.04 "Trusty" through Software Center. No problems with install. Issuing `mtp-detect' results in 'Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.libmtp version: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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Can I have android on the phone but Ubuntu on the computer when it is plugged in?

Is it possible to have the Android OS on your phone but when it is plugged into a computer the computer will run Ubuntu? Also, does it support OS X?
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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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USB Tether keeps repeating 'Checking phone status…'

I am attempting to use the wireless capability of my Asus Memo Pad HD 7 ME173x tablet as an access point for my Ubuntu PC over USB. I installed USB Tether on both my tablet and my computer. I activate ...
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ADT Bundle's Menus Does Not Open on 13.10

I download Android Bundle 64bit to my 64bit Ubuntu 13.10. Installation was correct. Bundle opens properly but when I try to use top menus of Eclipse they don't open. How I can solve this problem?
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Locked Andriod Jelly Bean 4.2

I spoke to a sales rep about a Google nexus 10 and he said that the current OS (Andriod Jelly Bean 4.2) was 'locked' and could not be upgraded. He said that the nexus 7, just as the 10 started out ...
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Android mobile wiping softwares for ubuntu

are there any applications that can be used to wipe away and factory reset an android china tablet i have tried this one but this looks to be made only for windows ...
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Android Eclipse In Ubuntu

I am having an Error When Launching Eclipse For Android Developmet. error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Pleae Help me to ...
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How do I transfer large files from my phone to my computer? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a 6.7 GB file onto my Samsung Galaxy S3. I want transfer it to my computer but I get this error: libmtp error: Could not get file from device. This is the only time it has ever ...
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Is Ubuntu Missing The Shared WiFi Connection That Kubuntu Comes Preinstalled With?

I just started using Linux a couple of months ago. I started with Lubuntu and later switched to Kubuntu, which seemed nice and all except for its constant slowness. But on Kubuntu, i was able to share ...
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Nexus 10 Problem restoring Android

new Nexus 10. Tried Ubuntu-Touch over the weekend and now trying to restore Android, but it appears to be hanging at the "sending 'system'" stage. What am I doing wrong? Here is the dump: ...
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difficulty transferring file to android phone

When I first connect my android phone, it gives me the open to open a folder, but I closed it and how I can't find it. Disconnecting and reconnecting my phone doesn't give me the a chance to open the ...
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Install Java 6 for a single project while leaving the default for the rest of the system at Java 7

In order to install a development environment for an older version of Android, I need to have Java 6 installed. I already, however, have Oracle Java 7 installed on my system and would like to keep it ...
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How to share current desktop through tightvnc

Is it possible to share my current desktop in ubuntu 14.04 with tightvnc and connect and control it using an android app (vnc viewer). I have installed tightvncserver and am able to connect with vnc ...
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How to I use Androidx86 ubuntu dualboot?

I Dual Booted Android x86 and Ubuntu, and used the 40_custom file. So when I chose android Kitkat from the Grub2 menu, it started Android, and it loaded for a long time in the page where the glossy ...
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What does bash do with line 11 here?

The nature of the question here is broad enough truly to include Ubuntu. I was just picking around forums analyzing this and that and line 11 puzzled me. What I would like to know is, what exactly is ...
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Android Developer Tools Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated my computer to Ubuntu 14.04, and I really liked and enjoyed all new features, however within an hour or two, my enjoyment ended. I soon learned that the ADT bundle would crash ...
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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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my android device cannot connect to made wifi hotspot

first I created a wifi hot spot for android successfully. Its being detected but cannot connect, its getting stuck at obtaining ip address. why? please help.
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Porting Ubuntu Touch on Motorola XT624 (Iron Rock) [duplicate]

Does anybody could help me on this challenge? I want to port Ubuntu Touch on my Motorola XT624 (Iden + 3G + Wifi) Android Phone. These Smartphone is similar to others Mororola Razr, but the main ...
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kdeconnect not showing up in the list of programs in ubuntu 14.04

kde-connect is available to install from software center in ubuntu 14.04 but not showing up in the menu or search. i am using gnome shell on running in terminal as gksu kdeconnect i am getting ...
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Why am I getting these error messages when I try to view media files on my Android device?

(Note: This question originally expressed two problems. After creating the bounty, I figured some things out, so I've narrowed it down to just one problem.) I have just made a fresh install of Ubuntu ...
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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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How do you transfer quickly a link from your computer to an android smart phone

I need a way to transfer links quickly in order to open them from my android terminal. Any ideas? Note it's not about files, It's just links and I'm looking for a manner to do it properly, easily ...
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Recover accidently deleted eclipse ini File

I accidentaly switched my Eclipse ini file with an android Eclipse ini file. I did not create a backup of the old ini file, so that option is out of the door. I don't know where to get a working one, ...
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How do I root my LG Optimus F3 on Linux? [closed]

Also, can someone please tell me where to find the linux drivers for my phone, so that I can root my phone? Do I even need a specific set of drivers if I am running linux? I am using Elementary OS ...
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connecting to tomcat7 from android emulator

I can connect to apache server from chrome and firefox by typing 127.0.1.1:8080 and default page is shown, but when i type the same from my android emulator, no webpage is loaded, request timeout ...
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How to convert Android's contacts2.db to .vcf?

I have extracted my contacts2.db from a nandroid backup. I'd like to convert that to one or many .vcf files so that I can use my contacts in other applications. I already found an answer that dealt ...
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how can i fix "errors were encounterd while processing: mmodemanager whoopsie

I am using an Ubuntu 13.10 image on my android and I cant seem to install the Ubuntu gnome desktop. Device information: - Sony Xperia S (LT26I - Arm-V7 - Snapdragon S3 1.83ghz - Adreno 220 GPU - ...
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Changing .bashrc to allow a call to “android” from any directory

I can successfully do the following command in the directory listed kn@MrComp:~/.android_os/adt-bundle-linux/sdk/tools$ android list targets Available Android targets: ---------- id: 1 or ...
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I need a step-by-step guide to navigating directories in Terminal [duplicate]

I am a Linux/Ubuntu Noob and I have Saucy Salamander. Lately I installed the Android tablet emulator for Ubuntu using VirtualBox from the software center. I followed all the steps listed here but when ...
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Porting Ubuntu Touch On Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus [duplicate]

Can i port Ubuntu Touch on samsung galaxy s2 plus i9105p? thanks
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Android Device Manager doesnt show emulated device on Ubunut 12.04

in the android AVD Manager(eclipse or android studio, doesnt matter) i can create a device, but when i want to start it, the AVD manager loads and nothing happen. Did anybody know what could be the ...
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How to set up an environment to develop Android apps in Ubuntu that doesn't have internet Connectivity?

I have an Ubuntu laptop in which I need to develop Android apps. I know that all that software could be downloaded from the software center but the problem is that I don't have internet connectivity ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Can't connect to Wifi

I guess I'm using a very infamous Wi-fi Adapter because I've tried everything out on the internet and I guess its time to ask for individual help: I can't seem to connect to my Wi-fi Network, I'm on ...
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Why is BubbleUPnP not connecting to my minidlna server?

I'm trying to stream video files from my Ubuntu computer to my Android tablet. My tablet is running BubbleUPnP, and I've just installed minidlna. I can't seem to access video from BubbleUPnP. I've ...
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Kdeconnect for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there an app in ubuntu that provides the same integration with android phones as kdeconnect? Now that KDE is a framework it mightn't have the same impact of installing libs into my Ubuntu install ...
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MTP mount fails of samsung galaxy S4 on 13.10 on lenovo t440

When I connect my samsung galaxy S4 active to my lenovo t440 running 13.10, the device is detected and I'm offered to look at in Files. When I first upgraded, it would work about 50% of the time. ...
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Simple Scan: PDF does not open on Android (Adobe reader) (dated 1970!)

I have been scanning some documents lately in order to have them with me on my android tablet or smartphone. I share them on DropBox and open them with Adobe reader. The problem is that most of the ...