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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 ...
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Unable to successfully mount Samsung phone

Running 15.10 Wily. Installed using the minimal ISO (network install) and selected Xubuntu core. After installing procinfo and running ls_usb, I can see the device when it's plugged in Bus 001 Device ...
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Boot into Ubuntu from Android Tablet with Live USB Drive

I have an Android ASUS Slider tablet. I have successfully installed UBUNTU to an 8GB thumb drive. I would like to boot into the thumb drive the same way I do with a windows system except I would like ...
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Buildozer asking for AIDL install

I am having Ubuntu 15.10 with Python 3.5 libraries installed. Pycharm-Community as my IDE and kivy installed. I am trying to build a simple project for my android application, everything goes fine, ...
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Build fails after not enough RAM even after swap

I have a 4GB RAM and I have to work in android environment. Some components in the source needs high RAM as a result, I made a swap file of 8GB and I have a 4GB RAM. My RAM is 11mb or less while ...
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My Samsung Galaxy E700H Not Detected ! fastboot? [duplicate]

I am having samsung galaxy e700h and I am interested in installing ubuntu touch via adb, fastboot and ubuntu-device-flash. But when I run the command fastboot oem unlock, I am always getting the ...
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Laptop unable to see bluetooth devices and not visible to other bluetooth devices

My laptop has: Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter The Bluetooth icon is visible, "Bluetooth" is ON and "Visible" is ON. I am trying to connect it to Android phone. The ...
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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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Issue with elf loader (wrong $ORIGIN for mounted fs)

I am tring to run android studio from RAM. I just compress file system with executables mount them with squashfs and overlayfs and then run it. It works. But some executables works differ. adb unables ...
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Will I be able to install ubuntu touch on a Meizu MX4 with android?

I'm thinking about buying this Meizu MX4 that comes with Android. I was wondering if it would be possible to install Ubuntu Touch on it and keep receiving OTA updates. Being able to dual-boot it ...
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command not found error when installing android sdk

When installing android sdk on Ubuntu, I run the command android sdk as instructed on Installing android page but I get the command not found error. See screenshot below.
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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 ...
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Monitor Ubuntu web camera on Android

I want to monitor web camera on Ubuntu to my android. What application can I use? I like iCam but it works ony on windows. Thanks in advance!
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Will Android apps be compatible with the Ubuntu Phone OS?

I have heard that there is some similarity in the code used for both Ubuntu and Android programs, but has there been any mention in all the recent publicity over the forthcoming Ubuntu OS for phones, ...
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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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My Android phone doesn't mount on Lubuntu 15.10

Issue: I'm using Lubuntu 15.10 Wily i386 and unable to now mount my Android phone via MTP. When I first installed the system, I was able to just plug my phone into USB and access the phone's system ...
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How to Update or Re-Install the newest version of ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, until today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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Android Studio & Emulator slow performance in Android Studio on Ubuntu?

On my mac Android Studio is usable, however on my Linux Ultrabook, normally a fast machine, Android Studio and the Emulator are so slow (5 mins to start, one response or less per minute) that they are ...
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MTP Device is connected and recognised but not displayed in file manager in ubuntu 14.04

My phone Lenovo Vibe P1 is no longer getting displayed in my File manager in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It is getting displayed without error in my brothers pc which is also running Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Imported Android Studio project has a wrong java path

I just imported an existing Android project into Android Studio running on Ubuntu 14.04. In the Studios Project Structur the JDK location is the following: /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle which is what ...
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How to start lxde (lxsession) as a non-root user from ubuntu chroot on android phone?

I've built ubuntu-armhf on a partition on a memory card on moto g 4g phone, i can chroot to this and start lxde on an x-server app running on localhost:0 on the phone, this works fine as root, the ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu Touch on to a Nvidia Shield Tablet

I'm trying to install UbTo on to a nvidia Shield. I get as far as $ ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap I dont have enough rep to upload an Image so ill just ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch failed

I tried to reinstall Ubuntu Touch to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 but something went wrong. I followed these steps: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ . ...
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I'm having trouble using MTP file transfer with my ubuntu PC

Whenever I try to sync my library of music on banshee media player with my LG V10 I get i/o errors and my Ubuntu PC does that allow my smart phone to sync correctly. Its very frustrating. I have tried ...
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Cordova failed to fetch android

I'm working through the Meteor first app tutorial and cannot get the my app to run on an android phone or emulator. Here's my original question on Stack Overflow, which began as a request for help ...
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Problem with starting monitor mode in Redmi note 4g!

OK, I have already gone through several sites to check if my Mobile's wireless card supports the "monitor" mode or not? But I haven't found any answers. Leading me to install kali-linux of my ...
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How to stop https warning of untangle captive portal?

How can stop https warning from displaying on webrowser if a client tries to connect through my network. The scenario is: As I have configured captive portal on untangle(it is a UTM) so if user tries ...
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cannot execute binary file: Exec format error when build android rom

I am trying to build an Android ROM(CM13) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 with following packages: bison build-essential curl flex git gnupg gperf libesd0-dev libncurses5-dev libsdl1.2-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev ...
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Mounted Android System.img unable to edit

I have mounted an android system image using the command: sudo mount -t ext4 -o loop system.img sys/ When I go into the mount point, all of the files are easy to open. I can go through just about ...
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How to Root Lenovo k3 Note Smartphone with Ubuntu

I wandered if anyone can give me some advice on how to root the Lenovo k3 Note phone, via Ubuntu. I installed the drivers for this phone and Windows 8 seemed to recognise them. I now need drivers for ...
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how to run Ubuntu touch on android in chroot mode?

i known Linux on Android can run ubuntu desktop in chroot but can i run Ubuntu touch in chroot mode with or without linux on android?
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What is stopping Google and Ubuntu - two opensource icons from seamless login? [closed]

Lack of a desktop OS & apps is the only thing that stops many from using Google account, Google Docs and Google for Business. Integration with a popular online account service is the only thin ...
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All USB ports accept sticks but not powered devices

One fine day last week, my ThinkPad running Ubuntu 15.10 stopped finding powered devices. Stick drives are fine but suddenly my two android devices aren't even appearing in dmesg or lsusb. The ...
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Android AVD Emulator Runaway CPU. Fix? Anyone else having the same problem?

When run one Emulator the CPU runs real hard, about 4 X times as before an upgrade a couple of weeks ago. Seems like each Emulator is using more RAM than before as well. Can only run at most 3 ...
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How can I install the latest version of libmtp?

In the latest version of the libmtp library there are fixes for my Android device so I would like to install the latest version I'm just not sure how! I would assume that this would pushed into the ...
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Create new project is not working in android studio

I am unable to create new project on android studio.When I click create new project the console gives me this reply [ 15129] ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - wrong rowCount: 0 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not USB tethering through Android

Just upgraded to 13.04. Now my internet doesn't work anymore through my Galaxy Note 2. It used to work perfectly in 12.10 without a hitch. The phone's got Android 4.1 There's no error message. The ...
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How to remotely control 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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Creating an application launcher icon for Android Studio

I currently launch android studio by going to /path-to-android-studio/bin and running ./studio.sh and it works fine. However, I want to create a launcher on the Dash and side menu for launching it ...
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Failed to find the bower component “android”

I am trying to add android platform in ionic project by ionic add android and getting an error as Failed to find the bower component "android". Are you sure it exists? (CLI v1.7.14) And there is ...
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Android studio can't see platform-tools

I have installed Android Studio by downloading package and then running. /Studio.sh script. After installing SDK it couldn't run because there was no platform tools. So I installed it the way I found ...
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What is Environment variable and how should I set it for ionic?

I am new to Ubuntu and trying to create an ionic project. When I try to build my project with: ionic build android It says Error: Failed to find 'ANDROID_HOME' environment variable. Try setting ...
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What's involved in making a x86 program run on android chroot ubuntu

I'd like to get libfreenect running on embedded 12.04 ubuntu, in an android chroot jail. I know enough about debian to navigate the file system and identify devices and compile other people's code and ...