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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 ...
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use android tablet as ONLY display on otherwise headless server

I am new to Ubuntu and Servers in general. I have a Lubuntu server I would like to be primarily headless, but would like to use my android tablet to remote into it when necessary instead of having to ...
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copying and pasting url from clipboard on my android [closed]

For the last couple of days I have been trying to figure out how to copy a YouTube URL from the clipboard and paste it into VLC on my Android to no avail. If someone knows how to walk me through ...
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how to play asphalt 8 in Ubuntu?

How to play asphalt 8 on Ubuntu ? I try Genymotion but cant control it with keyboard.
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How do I install Remix OS in GNOME Boxes?

Remix OS is an interesting desktopification of Android. It can run off a read-write-able USB stick but it doesn’t have an installer. I can boot it up in GNOME Boxes just fine, but as I’m just running ...
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No internet access after setting Static IP for USB Tethered Phone

I am able to successfully connect my android smartphone to a netbook (running Ubuntu 14) and access the internet. I'm able to get the IP of the phone using: $ifconfig I assign a static IP to the ...
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About install ubuntu for devices on Chinese android tablet

Is it possible to install ubuntu for devices (ubuntu touch) on a Chinese android tablet ? I saw a guide on ubuntu website about how to install ubuntu for devices on android tablets/phones. If its ...
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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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Building android in ubuntu

While build android libwebviewchromium, all my system resources got eaten and I'm seeing some weird numbers in task manager. Can someone help?
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How to enable nautilus to show all files on android phone connected via usb mtp?

Android (4.2.2) phone (HTC Desire 310) is detected by Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS successfully. Nautilus starts automatically. But only a few folders are shown. And there are missing much more folders and ...
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My hotspot is not visible for my android phone

I made hotspot on classic way. Create New WiFi Networr... etc. and it's working but when I'm searching my hotspot on my android he can't recognize her. So how to solve this
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“dpkg returned an error code (1)” error in terminal while trying to install or remove packages

I tried to install the android-studio package, but the installation was incomplete and now when I try to install other packages or remove packages, I get the following error in terminal: dpkg: error ...
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Orange Roya Android Phone not able to mount in Ubuntu

I have an Orange Roya Android mobile that just does not want to mount in Ubuntu. I have tried a lot of workarounds and I cannot figure it out. On the phone side, it is set as an MTP device, I have ...
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add android sdk to path

I want to setup cordova on my machine, I installed cordova and create a new project then add android platform, now i want to emulate cordova app on my smartphone using "cordova run android" command ...
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Can't connect to hostapd hotspot - Password Loop

I have a Linksys router that I've set to use Mixed B/G Mode, WPA2 Personal, and AES, and I'm trying to replicate that setup on a single-board computer running hostapd so that I can eliminate a box ...
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Forcing Genymotion network traffic to pass through Ubuntu proxy settings

On a Genymotion virtual device (Android 6.0.0 API 23) I need it to follow the network proxy rules of Ubuntu which are set in Settings --> Network --> Network proxy. I tried on both enabled "apply ...
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How to stream MKV from ASRock rack C2750D4I to Samsung TV UE40ES6710, Android, iPhone

I've got mostly MKV movies and mp3 music files on the server with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ( Desktop ). What is the best DLNA to chose for it. It needs to have: Support for MKV/MP3 On the fly transcoding ...
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How to use FFmpeg Command for Reverse Video? [closed]

i am use to FFmpeg library in android for reverse video. I can dump images from video but how to reverse all images and make video. See this link that from i am use to library in my gradle.. Library ...
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installing lamp showing errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apache2 is already the newest version. The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...
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How can I stream audio from Android to Ubuntu over USB

Android supports using the USB port as an audio output so I wanted to connect it to my USB port and have a new audio input on Ubuntu. I know this can be done using bluetooth or with a multimedia ...
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Android M phones don't display all content in Thunar via MTP

After initially not recognising MTP at all (here) I have an issue with both my Nexus 5 and my new Nexus 5x whereby some - but not all - DCIM (camera) and Music folder content shows up in Thunar. I can ...
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Fastboot detects my device but not adb

I have a Moto G (Falcon-xt 1033). Recently I successfully flashed cm 13 nighly on my device, everything worked fine, used the phone a little while, then flashed supersu and device went into a boot ...
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how to make root to mobile Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-19060 on Ubuntu for upgradation

I am trying to upgrade Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060 from Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean to Android 5.1 Lolipop or more latest version on Ubuntu 15.10. How to make root it. Please anybody can provide ...
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Install android on ubuntu-touch

this has been asked before but it has never really been answered. So I have a ubuntu phone is it possible to Dualboot from my E5 ubuntu edition with android.
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Videos which are converted in Linux do not play in mobile browser

I used avconv and ffmpeg to convert video files, but these files after this process did not work on a mobile browser. They only work as well on VLC or any other browser of desktop (Linux or Windows). ...
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Phone is recongized in Ubuntu but cannot be found in dev/sdb

I have a LG v10 and when I plug it into Ubuntu 12.02, it is recognized and Ubuntu says it's mounted but when I run ls /dev/sd*, it's not listed. It is found under lsusb but I need the device name. I ...
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(Ubuntu 15.10 64 Bit) Similar errors when running wine/steam/aapt - newline unexpected, expecting “)”

I'm getting some similar errors while running aapt from Android-Studio, Running wine via playonlinux (haven't tried normal wine yet) or when trying to install steam. Perhaps with other programs as ...
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MTP file transfer freezes/locks screen

As per subject, when I try to transfer files to my Android devices (Samsung tablet, HTC phone, ...) via MTP, the screen freezes/locks. I have to resort using the network and the speeds there are just ...
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How to mount an Android Device on i3?

I am using i3 windows manager on Ubuntu 14.04. When I do lsusb I see: Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd GT-I9100 Phone [Galaxy S II], GT-I9300 Phone [Galaxy S III], ...
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How do I open a mtp android in nautilus?

I can transfer my files using gmtp, but I want to know if I can use nautitlus for it. I could do it on my Windows phone, but I dont remember how I set it up. I cannot see my phone in nautilus, but ...
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How to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android via Wi-Fi?

How can I transfer my files from Ubuntu desktop to my Android phone using Wi-Fi network?
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Ibus 1.5.11 reverting back to 1.5.5

I'm a student sys admin for our schools CS program and one of our courses is using Android Studio. When setting up Android Studio on the machines I noticed that there is a warning if you are still on ...
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Android Studio Error: Terminal giving error

I am trying to open android studio from terminal but after starting I am getting following errors in Terminal: [ 10679] ERROR - net.ssl.ConfirmingTrustManager - Cannot get system trust store ...
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Install Ubuntu on Android Phone note 4 offline

I would like to try Ubuntu on my Galaxy Note 4. The install codes call for using a link to open the file. I am using my phone for my internet. I don't have another connection. is there a way to ...
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android studio -gradle build not finishing

I installed android studio for the first time and tried to use windows installed java sdk here but that produced many errors..So i deleted that folder and installed the java sdk for ubuntu from sdk ...
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Genymotion does not creates virtual devices on VBox

Seems like Genymotion does not create virtual devices on Virtual Box the way it should. So, I am getting Unable to start virtual device error. What might be causing this issue? I am running ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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acrobat reader alternative? [duplicate]

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' ...
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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udev rule for android not working with go-mtpfs

On Ubuntu 12.04, my rule fires a script called motoe.sh when a Motorola Moto E is connected to the machine USB port. My custom rule does not work. The rule is: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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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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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Add android-studio/bin/ to PATH environmental variable

Recently I installed Android Studio. Now I want to add android-studio/bin/ persistently to PATH environmental variable as Session-wide environment variables and not as System-wide environment ...
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Can't find JDK for Unity3d development

I'm developing on Unity3d 5.2 a game which should be build for an Android. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I used: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk to install java. Set $JAVA_HOME and $PATH variables in ...
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Android Studio SDK

I'm a student system admin for small college CS program, and I'm installing Android Studio on our lab machines for the students to use. I have studio installed in /opt so that all users who log in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...