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Adding Android SDK platform-tools to PATH downloaded from umake

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I downloaded Android Studio with the umake tool provided by Ubuntu. This downloaded Android Studio at /root/tools/android/android-studio, and platform-...
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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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Can't install ubuntu-touch (dual boot) on mobile (stuck in <waiting for device>)

Here is the output after running ./dualboot.sh (link here) No device ID specified, picking first available device Waiting for device CB006626 to install Ubuntu installer to. Detected connected ...
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Android Studio fails downloading SDK Components

I installed android studio using ubuntu-make like umake android after starting android studio, it asks some questions and then starts downloading SDK components, but it never finishes that ...
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Connect Android Phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I am looking a way to connect my Android phone(HTC One Mini android Version: 4.4.2) to Linux Virtual Machine on the host (Both HYper v and Virtual Box). I actually want to enable sending SMS from ...
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Android studio doesn't detect any connected android device [duplicate]

My device ran into a problem running my test project on my android device after downloading android studio. How can I configure android studio 2.X to connect to my device through the adb port?
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installing ubuntu touch on android os phone

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy wonder. It freezes while I reboot when I issue the command adb reboot bootloader. I then have to use the volume bottom to accept or say "no" to the ...
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How to setup media-server on ubuntu watch movies on mobile in local network and from internet?

I want to setup a media-server to store movies and videos in Ubuntu and play and watch them on a mobile device or a tablet. What i have to do to make that happen ?
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Android Studio ADB error

I keep getting this error when I start Android Studio. I am running Ubuntu, I did a fresh install and this happened upon start up. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually ...
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sudo ionic run android not working

I am trying to run a hybrid app on my android phone using ionic using the following command: sudo ionic run android However I keep receiving this error : Error: Failed to find 'ANDROID_HOME' ...
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Share Wired Ethernet Internet Connection via Wifi Adapter to Connect from Android

I am using ubuntu 14.04 with kde plasma and i want to share my wired ethernet internet connection via my realtek RTL8188eu Wifi adapter so i can connect and browse internet from my android Samsung ...
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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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partition scheme for dual boot with android-x86

For an old Inspiron 1420 laptop, how can I dual boot (not VirtualBox) with android-x86? What options do I select when installing Ubuntu 16.04 that the partition scheme will work for both OS's. GPT ...
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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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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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New AVD not creating properly in android

I have copied android-sdk-linux folder from one PC to another PC, and installed Eclipse and Set appropriate paths (both tools and Platform-tools) but I cannot create any avd. When I try to create ...
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Want to connect Sony Z2 (Android phone) to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I try to connect it with Sony Xperia Z2 (which has Android 4.4) via USB. I have set Mass Storage Mode(MSC) setting but nothing happens when I connect cell phone to the laptop.
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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 an Android phone control Ubuntu like a remote?

I am looking at making a budget media centre. I am new to Linux and have not yet installed it but think I can manage. I want to use Ubuntu and would like to use my Android phones to control or work as ...
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Not able to access Nexus 5X phone from Ubuntu 16.04 based laptop

I was having Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop with Android Studio. I was able to work on Nexus 5X phone via a USB cable. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. Now the system does not recognize the phone ...
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Port ubuntu touch: segmentation fault (core dumped)

I asked previous question 2 weeks ago and don't got answer on it. This question still actual. I follow this guide to build my own ubuntu touch firmware and stuck on build your first Ubuntu image for a ...
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Install adb on Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I tried to install adb on my system using following commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phablet-team/tools sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb ...
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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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Share folders between PC and Android

I want to know how to share any folders between android and ubuntu. I've got it with WindowsXP. On my Android phone I've installed the app ES File Explorer. I've created a folder in the PC and it is ...
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Boot .efi files from GRUB2

I've bought a Sony VAIO with UEFI booting and came with Windows 8 preinstalled. I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 (triple-boot) and fixed the UEFI boot so GRUB2 is loading. I was ...
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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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How to setup selendroid in ubuntu 14.04? Cannot execute selendroid script. ANDROID_HOME not found error shown in eclipse console

I'm trying to set up selendroid in ubuntu for mobile app testing purposes. First I installed JAVA from ubuntu software center. Then I installed android SDK and I've set path in .bashrc as follows: ...
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Nexus 5 won't share internet connection anymore

I used Nexus 5 to share Internet connection to my laptop via USB. It worked well but suddenly on one day it stopped shared the connection, and it has never shared the connection since then. How can I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Galaxy Note 4

I have a Sprint Galaxy Note 4 that constantly reboots. My local Sprint store says it is a known issue with the hardware being incompatible with the latest version of Android that they rolled out. ...
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Why am I getting Error: need a single repository as argument for sudo add-apt-repository ppa: paolorotolo / android-studio

I am executing the following command as per the instructions in the link. sudo add-apt-repository ppa: paolorotolo / android-studio I am getting the error - Error: need a single repository as ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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When trying to run Android Studio sh file, chmod +x and checkbox just instantly fails (as root too)

I want to run the new Android Studio IDE just released at Google I/O 2013, and when I try to execute studio.sh, it opens it in a text editor. If I enable running as application in properties, it ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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Android phone does not appear in lsusb after entering “downloading” mode!

I've been trying to use Heimdall to install custom ROMs on my Samsung Galaxy GT-i8190 (Galaxy S3 Mini), but running sudo heimdall detect Gives ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode ...
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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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Help installing Ubuntu on a computer without OS, and no access to alternative computer.

I recently wrecked my computer trying to reinstall win10. I am now stuck with a computer without OS, and no way to make an iso. I have a p9000 running Marshmallow 6.0, unrooted. Do I have any ...
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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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Is there a Wine equivalent for Android apps?

As Android is gaining more and more users every day (and Windows losing some), i consider reasonably fair for me to ask: Is there ANY Wine equivalent for Android apps? I'm not asking for native linux ...
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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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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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Android Studio permission

I moved the directory with Android/Sdk from /home/user/Adroid/Sdk to /media/victor/*DiskName*/Dir/Android/Sdk. This is a file from Windows 8. When I run a project in Android Studio I get an error: 1:...
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How to install libQtGui.so.4 32bit on 64bit ubuntu

I am trying to compile the android tree on Ubuntu 64bit 12.04; The build fails on an error of missing shared library libQtGui.so.4; Check /usr/ lib files i found that: /usr/lib/ or /usr/lib32 doesn't ...
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Android kernel must load after booting in virtual box (lubuntu 16.04)

I dont know GNU GRUB version 0.9.7 after create fake sd card. I dont know.Formate in extr3 and after after installation I had no problem. will not let me download music, games, video if it is not ...
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Android Emulator cant start without internet connection

Hey guys I've just installed Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I have all the needed Sdks and other accessories I think needs to be installed. I can run the emulator whenever I've an Internet ...
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how upgrade jdk?

I need upgrade my jdk to the newest one. Case in that, i have downloaded new Android Studio 2.1 and get such issue if i go according to the link, i realize that my jdk version not compatible ...
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No internet Ubuntu 13.4 on Android

I fail to set up my Virtual Network Computing for Ubuntu running on android device. I have command line but I have no internet access despite wireless interface is connected. apt-get update ...
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Livesuit and SP Flashtool

When using Livesuit and SP Flashtool on Ubuntu 15.10 64bit I am facing an issue when connecting USB device: The device connects for a while and immediately disconnects. Dmesg output: [ 8122.616522] ...