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Connecting to android hotspot

I have an internet hotspot on my android phone that I want to connect to using my laptop running ubuntu. Ubuntu sees the network, and I can connect to it; I get the "connected to" message and it ...
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where to add “export IBUS_ENABLE_SYNC_MODE=1”

I don't know in which file I should add that line of code in order to fix input issues since my iBus is prior to 1.5.11 see: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-78860
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Why building of gradle can't be finished?

I have everything updated to latest versions. I checked JDK - it works, I have installed these packages: lib32z1 lib32ncurses5-dev lib32stdc++6 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 zlib1g:i386. When I ...
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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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Experiencing setup issues on Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

The bottom 1 cm or so of my Nexus 4 (mako) device is damaged and hence it does not recognize any touch input. After installation of Ubuntu touch on it, it requires me to go through the 'intro' and one ...
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How to roll back Genymotion to when it worked?

Alright, so I've read around, didn't bother collecting links, but I know I read it. Basically, the dev team at Genymotion said (paraphrase) 'the new release doesn't work, and has caused many people to ...
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Make and receive calls on Ubuntu using an external android phone

Is there any way that I could use my old Android device by connecting it via USB or even using the wireless LAN and make/receive calls and traditional text messages (SMS) on my laptop running Ubuntu?
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android file transfer difficulties

I'm having problems transferring stuff to my Samsung Galaxy S4 and its memory card. The long and short of it is that I just can't transfer certain files across: the music is mostly in .wma format, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 ubuntu-make android error: a default framework for category Android was requested where there is none [closed]

I try to install Android Studio 2.0 in Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 2 using ubuntu-make as described in the wiki manual and the video. fieldmarshal@fmcomp:~$ umake android ERROR: A default framework for ...
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Is there any way to use Android Studio in Ubuntu? If so, then how?

I'm new in Ubuntu. I used to work in Android Studio to develop apps. I tried to install Android Studio, but when I went to their website, all they offered me a .zip file. I unzipped that. But I ...
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Ubuntu freezes after Android MTP connected

I have a new issue with my Ubuntu: when I connect my Android phone as an MTP (Galaxy S5) to my laptop, Ubuntu says that it cannot not mount Android MTP then it freezes and nothing works even Alt+F2. ...
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Is there any way to add more spaces to Ubuntu Drive (where the home is)?

I've recently moved from windows to Ubuntu. I was learning Android App Developing with Android Studio. I, stupidly enough, gave my Ubuntu partition only 20GiB. But Android Studio takes a huge amount ...
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Android as a second monitor - screen moving with mouse

I followed this: http://mikescodeoddities.blogspot.cz/2015/04/android-tablet-as-second-ubuntu-screen.html and it's almost working. I am able to connect with my tablet and I see the second part of ...
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Folder issues in 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04 I havent been able to click and drag folders,files, pictures,etc to my iphone or android device when connected through my usb device. Whenever I try to click and drag into my ...
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How to set the JDK for Android Studio?

I can't compile a default new project for Android 2.1 because(?) the JDK used by Android Studio is JDK 1.7 but it should be JDK 1.6. To change it I go to File -> Project Structure and try to find the ...
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Run Android Studio after installation (and other programs)

I'm a brand new Linux Ubuntu user and I'm already struggling installing a program, lol :( So, I downloaded Android Studio from the official website, started the installer with the terminal ...
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Failed to create SD card (& in AVD Folder)

Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS My Machine Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series I am following the following article for installing Android Application Development Enviornment [Target Super Newbies; IDE Eclipse] ...
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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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Play Music stored on ubuntu via Android device

I have a music collection of mp3 files stored on my ubuntu machine which I use primarily as a media laptop. I have a 1tb hard drive so for all practical purposes I have tons of disk space for this ...
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Tether mobile phone to laptop using Bluetooth

(I'm not sure if this is an Ubuntu or an Android question - feel free to move it!) Is it possible to connect my Android Jelly Bean phone to my laptop using bluetooth so that the telephone can use the ...
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Errors while compile a kernel for an android device

I hope you have a nice day, I'm new with this, just searched and searched about my situation but no answer, about 40 thread here and here no one helped me, so I am feeling shy to ask you this ...
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fastboot not detect my android device - ubuntu

I have Lenovo Yoga Tablet PC 1051L. I try this : $ lsusb result : Bus 002 Device 006: ID 17ef:77a5 Lenovo then: $ adb devices result: List of devices attached Baytrail678EC0A0 device ...
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Unlock ubuntu pc using my phone's fingerprint scanner

My ideal app is something like MacID (http://macid.co/) but one that works with either iPhone or Android to unlock my ubuntu pc.. This offers some ways but they are limited to BT for linux. I want ...
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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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Low speeds of wifi hotspot created on ubuntu

(Its a humble request to not close down this thread) OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Android Phone - Samsung Galaxy S3(flashed it with CM13) Laptop - HP-ENVY (Model : 6-1002TX) I created a hotspot on ubuntu ...
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Configuring X-Video Adaptors for RPi3?

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my RPi3, and I'm trying to get a ported version of Android Auto working. Ran into several issues which I've solved to this point. Basically, the port relies on ...
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How to specify vendor id while installing ubuntu touch

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my YU Yuphoria (guided by http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/). When I tried to list devices on fastboot ...
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Android Studio - No USB devices detected

I am running Android Studio on Ubuntu. I connected my LG phone with USB into my laptop, but when I run Android Studio it says no USB devices or running emulators detected I even followed all the ...
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Installing Google Apps on Genymotion

I would like to open Android apps under Ubuntu. Tried to follow this topic: ...
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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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how can I update the path to Android Studio?

I was using Android studio 1.5. I fired up the studio and then locked it to the launcher. That made it very easy to fire up from there on. Now I just updated to 2.0. I unlocked the first icon from ...
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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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installing android sdk in android studio

ok here is the deal, for some reason i couldn't download android studio + android studio bundle, I download them both seperate each other, in install section of android studio there is a part to ...
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Connect android ftp server and filezilla

Wanna connect android phone via ftp to my filezilla on ubuntu. I've installed ftp server on android and run it, it's ip is 192.168.1.103 and port 2221. But I've got an error while trying to connect: ...
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Android file recovery using PTP?

I would like to recover photos from my reset android phone running 4.1.2.. There are several posts explaining that an MTP connection will not allow to take an image via "dd", for example question ...
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Pixel C on Ubuntu 14.04: no PTP, adb needs to be root

I have a Pixel C plugged to a PC. The device is properly recognized by the kernel: [ 190.454979] usb 1-1.2.2.4: new high-speed USB device number 9 using ehci-pci [ 190.550564] usb 1-1.2.2.4: New ...
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Could not install platform-tools on Ubuntu 15.10

I am planning to install Android SDK for my Ubuntu 15.10. I downloaded the latest version of SDK, uncompressed and put it in folder /usr/local/android-sdk-linux with folders add-ons, platforms, tools. ...
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Android Kernel problem

When I run cross-compile for Android using the command ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=~/media/sf_android/linaro-arm-eabi-4.9-master/bin/arm-eabi- make msm8226-sec_defconfig, I get this error: ...
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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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Can't build Android 5.1.1 source in ubuntu 15.10

Please help me, thx. I build failed android 5.1.1 source in ubuntu15.10 64 bit (the kernel is 4.2.0-30-generic), the shell log is: Import includes file: ...
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How do I replace Unity with Android UI but still have Ubuntu underneath? (without emulation) [closed]

I would like to standardize my GUI experience but not lose the power of Ubuntu/Debian underneath. Has anyone tried to install Android on top of Ubuntu Server?
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How do you use an android tablet as a second display?

I've noticed people using a product for Windows and Mac called iDisplay which lets you use your Android or iPad as a secondary display. This seems like a great idea, and something that could be done ...
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Create Wifi Access Point and stream video

Is it possible to create Wifi access point and stream video to other devices (Smart-phone) over it? I have a lot of video on my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop and would like to be able to watch this videos on ...
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error in installing android studio using ubuntu make

Ubuntu 15.10 When I tried to install android studio using ubuntu make it shows this error $ umake android Choose installation path: /home/prasanth/tools/android/android-studio ERROR: We were ...
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Android sdk on Ubuntu 32bit

I have some issues in running android sdk(ADB) on ubuntu 32-bit. I downloaded and updated sdk on ubuntu 14.02 64-bit, and now reusing it on ubuntu 15.10 32-bit. But when i try ./adb devices on ...
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How do I sync music to my Android with Clementine?

I'm using Gnome Flashback with Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug in my Android 4.4 device by USB, it connects using MTP, and in Nautilus it looks like this: So far, so good. In Clementine, it appears under ...
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Android adb no permission

I'm trying to use adb from a Ubuntu(+Cinnamon) machine. The problem is that I get following message from adb devices: List of devices attached TA8830OIVO no permissions Where TA8830OIVO is my ...
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Gradle executing tasks runs forever

Recently, I've downloaded latest android-studio for Ubuntu. The problem is, it takes forever when it start compiling. The error message says, Gradle executing tasks But, when i stop android studio, ...
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galaxy S4 on Ubuntu 15.04 with audio players

My Galaxy S4 on Android 4.4.4 is well recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 since I can use it in Nautilus. However, no audio player can't use it, such as Clementine, Amarok, Banshee, RythmBox, Gayadeque, ...
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How to use Android Tablet as a display for Raspberry Pi 2 running ubuntu mate 15.10

I'm using ubuntu mate for Raspberry Pi 2 on my RPI 2. I want to know that how I can use my Android Tablet running Android 5.0 (Asus Fonepad ME175CG) as a Monitor/Display for my Raspberry Pi 2. I don't ...