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Installing Lubuntu on to Android tablet and switching os in between

I would like to install Lubuntu onto my tablet, as it seems more lightweight than ubuntu. However, it seems there are only images for Windows/ Mac? For Android devices, what image shall I download? ...
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Android Avd running with errors

I have installed Android 4.3 AVD bundle on Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. When I start AVD it shows too many errors. Starting emulator for AVD 'AVD_for_3_7_FWVGA_slider' Failed to load libGL.so error libGL.so: ...
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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

I know, this has been asked a few times already but I'm still having troubles to get files copied my new Nexus 4 phone mounted on my Kubuntu 13.04 machine. I followed the guide at: ...
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How to download JDK for Android programming [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I'm going to start programming for android devices. I know that I will need to install a JDK, but I don't have access to oracle.com. How do I get it?
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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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How do I install libusbx library

I am trying to run flashtool (flashing utility for android phones) in ubuntu. Already setup java and appropriate environment On execution the following error comes up rajeswar@WebE-PCl:~$ ...
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how to install kde connect on ubuntu 12.04?

kde connect is a new app aims to connect android phone and ubuntu/kubuntu and having lots of features. the steps involved in installing this piece of software in ubuntu 12.04 is shown in this ...
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I get an error in the Ubuntu terminal

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC and i decided it's time to make a custom rom for my phone (MIUI V5 in this case) I used the instructions from the patchrom developer guide from the MIUI ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Andorid virtual device: Android virtual device not starting up

Note: Earlier I had asked this question on stackoverflow , but got no responses, hence reposting it here. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (x86-64 version) and recently downloaded the adt bundle ...
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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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How to sync clipboard between ubuntu desktop and android phone?

Is there's any way by which I can sync clipboard Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 with android phone with JellyBean 4.1.2 preferably over same wifi network or over internet if that's not possible. In windows ...
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The ADT tools bar does not work?

I download the ADT ball from the Internet and unpack it on Ubuntu 13.10.but the menu bar doesn't work,it cannot show any content when I click it.
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Restoring android after ubuntu touch fails

I'm trying to restore android after playing around with ubuntu touch I follow exactly the same steps described the ubuntu's wiki page i.e. Download the factory image corresponding to your device's ...
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Can't connect Android 4.1.2 device to Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm having problems to connect my android 4.1.2 device to my recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. The system just don't recognizes the device to mount, but when I run dmesg it's pretty clear than the ...
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phablet-flash aborting while installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 with Android 4.3 installed and I want to flash it to Ubuntu Touch. My system is Ubuntu 12.04, running inside a virtual machine on Mac OS 10.5.8. To use the VM, I opened an NAT bridge ...
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'libmtp error: unknown error' while opening files on android internal storage [closed]

I connect my Android phone to Ubuntu 13.10 through USB to access to its internal storage. Whenever I try to open a file directly from the phone memory, it displays an error saying that the file ...
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Google authenticator for Galaxy Nexus with Ubuntu Touch

I'm en route to try and install ubuntu touch on my galaxy nexus (GSM-i9250). Since I'm using the google authenticator app in order to access my google account, I'm afraid that I'll be locked out of my ...
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Are the flashing instructions on the Ubuntu website safe for Nexus 10?

I realize that the site says only the Nexus 4 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus are supported, but I am wondering if it is "safe" to follow these same directions on a Nexus 10? ...
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Adding to a file: /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

I am a complete n00bie, so please be gentle.... I have just started using Eclipse with the Android ADT setup and I attempting to set up a device for development. I have created the following file ...
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How to use gvfs mtp mount from the command line in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

When connecting Android 3.0+ devices to Ubuntu 13.04 file transfers usually work fine in Nautilus but using the command line is not at all obvious. No filesystem mount point is apparent and Nautilus ...
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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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how to install ubuntu for android?

I want to add ubuntu alongside with my android OS, how can I do so, I can't find a ubuntu package for the android device. I have a lenovo P770 android device with me.
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running adb via wifi on ubuntu 13.04

First, im new on linux so please bear with me. I have a rooted android phone and i was able to run the adb via wifi network on windows, where i just need to go to the adb's directory and type adb ...
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How to run Ubuntu touch on Hp Slate 21 inch tablet running jelly bean [duplicate]

I have an hp slate 21 running android jelly bean that needs something like ubuntu on it to make it useful. I accept I need to root it and risk bricking it but it's not much use as it stands so not ...
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Why doesn't Android recognize the WiFi hotspot created via Ubuntu?

I have created WiFi hot spot via my Ubuntu laptop. And now I turned on WiFi in my Android mobile to access the internet but I'm unable to view the hotspot that I had created via Ubuntu laptop. Did I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my Asus Fonepad?

I don't need Ubuntu phone, I'm just interested in running Ubuntu since I use the device more as a computer than a phone (it is not my personal telephone). It has an Intel chip so I'm thinking it ...
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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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create AVD on Eclipse null error

I installed openjdk6, Java works normally, I installed Eclipse 64bit, Android-sdk-linux and extracted it, I set the location of Android-sdk but when I try to create an AVD, It appears in console : ...
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Share folder from ubuntu one files android

Is it possible to directly share a folder from ubuntu one files for android? What about the app's developement? Does it stopped?
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Is there any GTD or ToDo application that supports both Android and Ubuntu?

I am looking for a GTD or ToDo application for both Android and Ubuntu that provides following features: Can be used simultaneously on both - Linux and Android with the option of automatic ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my TX97D Tablet PC? [duplicate]

My imuz(Chinese) TX97D Tablet PC is currently running Android. I tried to find out how to install Ubuntu on it, but I couldn't find anything. Can I install Ubuntu on my tablet? If yes, how do I ...
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lsusb lists Galaxy Samsung Tab s2 & adb devices lists nothing

really, I do all my efforts to run an android project through eclipse on a tablet "Samsung galaxy Tab s2/ GT-P3100" under Ubuntu 12.04. i add the vendor id of samsung in ~/.android/adb_usb.ini ...
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Retrieving the proprietary blobs from Android for Ubuntu Touch

I'm following the porting guide for my Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000. I'm at the part where I need to get the proprietary files from cyanogenmod. The wiki guide states: Tip: you can alternatively ...
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Adding touchscreen driver via command line [closed]

I've installed Android x86 on my windows tablet, and all works apart from the touchscreen. I've found out how to add support to it, but only by using the source, which I dont really know how to, and ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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how to dual-boot ubuntu-touch with android

I have been following the progress of the ubuntu-touch, mostly via blog posts, and YouTube(am loving every video of it). But, as far as i can tell, popular apps like WhatsApp, Viber, etc... are yet ...
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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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rsync time for update with deletes

I've been messing with rsync to push my music library (managed by banshee) to my sdcard, which I use for my phone. This helps me get around the fact that I don't have a good GUI program to sync music ...
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How to reduce the amount of RAM Genymotion uses?

The android emulator, Genymotion, consumes a lot of RAM. Are there solutions for reducing the amount of RAM it uses?
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Locking Eclipse to the Launcher Bar

Eclipse (from the Android Developers Bundle (ADB)) will lock to the launch bar, but then it is just an icon which cannot be opened. I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. Any idea how to fix this? Thanks!
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How can I run Ubuntu Desktop on my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

Is there a method to run a fully functional Ubuntu system on the Galaxy Nexus? The two methods I know of are Ubuntu Touch Preview, and Ubuntu on top of Android via VNC, but there are problems with ...
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access Ubuntu remotely from android?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 and using Android 4.1 Version based device.I'd like to access my Ubuntu from my Android device through remote access. I have already tried several apps from store and I ...
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Nexus 4 cannot pass the X screen after uninstalling Ubuntu Touch

I followed official Ubuntu Touch instructions for installing/uninstalling Ubuntu. Installation went without any problems, but after returning back Android, the device is stuck on the "X" animation ...
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Installing the Touch Preview on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). I have never liked the Android OS or the tablet in general, and wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch. I have done multiple searches on the internet to try to figure out ...
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How to rsync to android

How can I connect to my android device to rsync music (or other stuff)?
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Galaxy Nexus fails to boot after unsuccessful Ubuntu Touch installation

I tried to install Ubuntu Touch on my new Galaxy Nexus toro (which I bought today specifically for Ubuntu Touch). I followed the instructions I found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install ...
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When can i download ubuntu for a tablet? [duplicate]

When will it be possible to download ubuntu to install on tablet devices? I've got a few tablets which i would love to install ubuntu onto. For instance I've got a kindle which I hate having to go on ...
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Android local and remote file access

I have 4 nexus 10 Tablets, and 3 Android phones. I would like to be able to back them up (locally for speed), and pull files from the back up from anywhere (over cellular data connection). What type ...
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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 ...