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Change directory

I'm trying to ADB up and going but having a bit of a hard time. I'm not a noob by any means when it comes linux. In order to install Android SDK Tools I need to change directory and this is what im ...
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How to use an android phone as computer speaker

Is there a way to use a plugged in android device as usb computer speaker?
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How to proporly configure wine

I have a program I need to use and currently do not have enough disk space for dual booting or a vm, so I was wondering if someone could port this program to Linux or help me configure wine to do so. ...
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Kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu ARM + Android kernel options compatibility

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the kernel 3.13 on my ARM Samsung / Google Chromebook,using this tutorial : http://www.virtualopensystems.com/en/solutions/guides/kvm-on-chromebook/ I have to ...
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Sync highlight pdf between ubuntu and android

I want to know if there is a way to synchronize a pdf with highlights between my ubuntu desktop and my android tablet. I know there are several ways to do it in Mac, but I am not aware of one ...
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'Android SDK missing' error when trying to install Titanium

I'm trying to install Titanium on my Ubuntu 13.10. But I can't setup Android SDK. It always show an Error like An Android SDK is missing. Titanium requires Android platform: 2.3.3 or above. I have ...
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How to unlock Boot-loader of android Phone?

i Want to unlock boot-loader of android phone. Actually i want to dual boot the android phone with android and Ubuntu . For that i have to unlock boot-loader first . Whenever i run fast boot oem ...
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Rooting Sony Xperia P (Android 4.1) [closed]

I want to root my Sony Xperia P (4.1). I've no idea on it. How can I do it via Ubuntu 12.04?
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MTP connection in Ubuntu 13.10 without no USB 3.0 [closed]

In this post I read that Ubuntu 13.10 does recognize my phone, but only if it has a USB 3.0 port. Is that correct? My computer has only 3 USB ports and all are 2.0. It is a Dell Vostro 3500. When I ...
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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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How to control remotely my Android?

I had a Windows OS earlier and could use TeamViewer to connect to my Samsung phone and execute actions. However that was not only very slow but also very slow in response. Is there any other way to ...
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tightvnc is not working properly..its showing grey background with X cursor

i am running ubuntu suacy 13.10 over android galaxy S3 using Linux Deploy but tightvnc not working properly....its showing grey background with X cursor ... guide me please...!! xstartup ...
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How to do packaging of ADT (Android Development Tools) for PPA?

From last few days i am trying to learn packaging in Ubuntu. I successfully created Binary deb of Scilab 5.4.1 & ADT but i don't have any webspace or server to host repository for these packages. ...
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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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How to set up Android kernel development environment for Sony Xperia ZR (and potentially similar ones)

Building on and motivated by this great guide for installing the Android SDK on Ubuntu, I would like to collect instructions for installing all necessary tools and sources for compiling (and ...
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Generating .ovpn Config for android phone

I'm using an Ubuntu Server and I wanted to use OpenVpn for my server and my android phone. I installed OpenVpn connect for my phone and the software needs *.ovpn file from my server. How can I ...
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ADT Bundle .bashrc $PATH not working

I Installed the ADT bundle, worked fine the first go, even from a Gnome custom launcher. Didn't test ADB or FASTBOOT from CL, subsequently neither nor ADT is working. echo "$PATH" /usr/local/sbin: ...
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Android emulator doesn't start

My android emulator was working with ubuntu 13.10 x64 till I reinstalled it. I have downloaded java jdk and jre, the newest version of the Android Development Tools for linux x64, libstdc++6:i386 and ...
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How to make ubuntu 13.10 a wi fi router [duplicate]

I just install ubuntu 13.10, I hope I can make my laptop, which is connected to internet by a cable, as a WiFi router. I just googled for some ideas, I find a huge access to this topic , I read ...
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Disconnecting android phone

I have a weird problem. I can connect my android phone to my laptop, it keeps connecting/disconnecting (about twice per second). I tried on another laptop with Ubuntu installed, and it worked fine. ...
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Why doesn't 32-bit Eclipse run in 64-bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I installed 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and the Eclipse Kepler 32-bit version, considering it should support backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps, but it does not. After a lot of attempts ...
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export PATH doesn't work correctly

I have a problem with $PATH export. The only place I found where I modify $PATH is /etc/environment: ANDROID_HOME="/opt/ADT/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20130522/sdk" ...
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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What happens to my phone service provider contract if I replace Android with Ubuntu?

I can't seem to easily locate an answer with google. I have the typical 2-year contract with Sprint on my Android phone. I'm curious how Ubuntu effects that? Does the 4G and sms/phone services stay ...
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Ubuntu on LG Nexus 4 [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 4 and at the end of the proces I get the following messages : ERROR:phablet-flash:Command 'adb push /home/lilleplov/Hentede ...
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Android SDK manager not opening

I downloaded and installed the Android SDK ADT Bundle from the official website. When I want to start the SDK Manager a window appears: Initializing... the SDK manager will show up shortly ...
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Use wifi from iPhone via thethering

Im trying to get my friend to try out Elementary OS Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04) but the problem at our school is that the wifi dosen't support Linux, only Windows, Mac and Android. Therefor I get my ...
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Can I use apt-get to swap my Android device into Ubuntu?

As they both stand for Linux. How can I convert Android into Ubuntu with apt-get, aptitude and other minimum features?
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how to run .apk files on Lubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have some .apk files and want to run on lubuntu 13.10. Please tell a detailed solution
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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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Install Ubuntu dualboot with android 4.1 on any tablet [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu dualboot with android 4.1 or 4.2 on ASUS MEMO pad 8 ?
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Moto X wont connect to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Nexus 5 which when I connect it via USB works perfectly as far as transferring files goes. But as soon as I plug in the Moto X it acts like it doesn't exist. Reminiscent of an Ex-girlfriend ...
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Android sdk manager permission denied

I am setting up eclipse and ADT everything is working fine JAVA, android virtual devices and everything except the ADT sdk manager it says permission denied. /home/yousaf/android-sdks/tools/android: ...
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dual-boot tool for nexus 4

Good morning, I have a Nexus 4 and I wonder if Canonical or someone has some tool to do a dual-boot as GRUB for PC ... allowing boot of Android or Ubuntu on the same device. thanks
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why there is no default google task integration with evolution mail?

I have found an application on android device which is having an better integration on Android device which is named as Task and this application is developed by TAM TASKS how does this team are able ...
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Where is dualboot.sh?

I want to install Ubuntu touch, dualbooted with android, as explained in this section: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/DualBootInstallation There seems to be one problem though, the link to the ...
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Problem with terminal after following instructions: '[How to] Connect your Android Ice Cream Sandwich Phone to Ubuntu for File Access'

After following the instructions my terminal is constantly spewing out alias: command not found alias android-disconnect=”fusermount -u /media/Galaxy” alias: command not found alias ...
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Application to transfer music, photos, data to android phone? [duplicate]

is there is any application in software center to connect android phone to Ubuntu for connectivity just like mobogenie for windows
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Can we use downloaded android source code at another system

I downloaded the android source code in my laptop, my friend also need that. if i just copy it and give to him, is it work for him? if yes so how could we do that. We are using different OS as I am ...
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“no available channels” with ubuntu dual boot on Nexus 5

I successfully installed ubuntu touch on my Nexus 4 yesterday alongside cyanogenmod 10.2. Today I used the method described on the ubuntu wiki to install the "Ubuntu Dual Boot Installer" on my Nexus 5 ...
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error with libz.so.1 on android studio [duplicate]

It's the first time that I open a project in android studio, and the first error that i get is the following: Execution failed for task ':app:mergeDebugResources'. Error: Failed to run command: ...
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Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play?

Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play? I was looking for it on F-Droid and it can't be found. Ironically, Ubuntu seems to suggest only Google Play - why ...
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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how to run ubuntu desktop apps on android

I would like to be able to run ubuntu desktop applications on my Note 3 without rooting my device. How do I do that? running on Galaxy Note 3 N9005 Android 4.3
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Slow file copy from flash drives (phone, camera)

OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and device im trying to copy from is Android phone or digital camera. In both cases moving single pictures to attached usb 2.0 hdd or sata disk is OK, but smaller videos and bunch ...
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Connect Android device

I've a phone with Android and I use Ubuntu in my PC. The thing is that I can connect my phone through USB and Ubuntu can read it, I mean, I can see the files and stuff, but that's it. I can't ...
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how to connect to wifi on Ubuntu phone [closed]

I just put Ubuntu 13.10 on my brother's Nexus 4 and it looks great but I can't seem to figure out how to connect to any wifi connections. When I go to the wifi settings page I get no options other ...
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Unbuntu install SGS3 [duplicate]

Maybe this question was asked a thousand times. But i'm abolute not informed about installing operating system. I would like to install Unbuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S3 without lossing the fotos and ...
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Can i install Ubuntu on HTC Butterfly?

After using Ubuntu on PC, I also wanted to try on my "HTC Butterfly". But not dare to tried out what will happen or my data(Android OS) can be restore back or somethings else. So surfing on Google ...
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I'm running Android 4.3 on Virtual Box in Ubuntu 13.10,could it harm my pc or disc?

I have that doubt,'cause I think Android is made for ssd and mine is hdd. I'm doing it for being able to run Whatsapp,it appears to work fine, do you think that when Ubuntu touch will be running ...