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Android device not recognized in 14.04

I was trying to connect my Android phone to my laptop as an MTP device. Two days ago I had tried it and it had worked fine. This time it was recognized in PTP mode but not in MTP. I ran these ...
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How to create a static wifi with hostapd UBUNTU 14.04?

I am trying to connect my android phone with wifi ubuntu. Things I have tried: 1) ap-hotspot -> , phone stuck in obtaining ip address, then avoided due to poor internet 2) manually configured ...
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mtpfs error, tried everything it seems

Attempting to connect to my Samsung Galaxy S4 using mtpfs as many guides tell me to do results in this: leaves@sakamoto:~$ mtpfs Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.Listing raw ...
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How to make Android share Ubuntu's proxy?

I had make my android mobile connect to ubuntu using reverse tethering mode according to this link forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2287494. below is my script, and works well. ▶ cat ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disconnect from Wifi when another device connect

Novice Ubuntu user here. I have a very strange problem. I have a wireless connection at home. At one time there could be 3 machines that are connected using wireless (Windows 7 laptop, Window XP ...
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Cannot Find Content in Samsung GT-N8000 (Note 10.1 Kitkat) Connected to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Dell)

I am a beginner-level Ubuntu user. My Samsung Note tablet (specs given in Title) connected without issues and showed as an external USB device on the dashbar at first. After a few days, and a lot of ...
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Sharing mobile broadband connection through datacable on android device

Okay so I baught a new android device with kitkat and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an LTE device connected as a mobile broadband. I do have a 3g connection on my cell though but when I was browsing ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 I 9100 Ubuntu development

several users of great phone S2 are asking when will ubuntu be stable to flash on our devices.So im asking is there someone that will soon fix all necessery issues to make ubuntu live on our phone.We ...
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Genymotion in Ubuntu

Is there anybody to help me? I've installed Virtualbox and Genymotion on Ubuntu successfully. Then I selected Samsung Galaxy s5 4.4.2 on Genymotion, downloaded it succesfully either, but I've got ...
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Why I am getting following error when trying to start SDK manager?

I have a 64 bit- 20 GB Ubuntu partition which has very less usable space. So I have put Eclipse in my Ubuntu and downloaded sdks to a folder in my another partition. So when I try to start sdk ...
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Genymotion Emulator Screen flickers while using X.Org X server(AMD/ATI display driver wrapper)

I have been facing this weird situation in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) while using Genymotion emulator. I have always used X.Org X server opensource driver for daily use. The driver is working fine, except ...
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WiFi Access Point in Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this question had been asked several times on this site, but I couldn't find answers for my problem. I want to create "Access Point" on my Ubuntu 12.04-LTS and share it with my Android ...
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How To Add LZMA Files

Maybe someone here can help me. Is there a way to add LZMA files? You have your uImage; you extract the kernel and then decompress it and run binwalk on it to get this (example): DECIMAL HEX ...
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Ubuntu is not recognizing android phone

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Android SDK, ADB and some other stuff to develop android app on Ubuntu but phone is not recognizing by computer. Adb is working and phone debug settings are ok. How can ...
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Trying to mount my Nexus 7 via MTP

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I plug in my Nexus 7, nothing shows up in Files to allow me transfer files onto the tablet. When I plug the tablet in I seem to be getting different error messages each ...
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I have tried to install the LinConnectServer on my Ubuntu 13.10 and I cant install it

I have tried installing the LinCOnnectserver on my ubuntu 13.10 and it failed to install. I have tried it in two ways. The first method is by using the direct commands given in the ...
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Can only transfer photos from Moto X to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Moto X and use Ubuntu 14.04, as far as I know 14.04 has mtp support in addition to the mtp-tools I installed but for some reason I can only transfer photos from my phone to my pc. When I ...
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How to develop android apps in eclipse with gstreamer?

is there a good and clear tutorial to make install eclipe with andoid and gstreamer developpement in ubuntu 12.04? when I import the tutorial, that an error "gstreamer can not be resolved " with the ...
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Restrict ap-hotspot to connect to a fixed number of devices or only to known devices

I use ap-hotspot (http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html) to share LAN connection on my Ubuntu PC to my Android mobile. I want to know if I can restrict the ...
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Preventing pop-up dialogs when connecting an MTP device

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. Each time I connect my phone via USB, I get the following dialog: Unable to open MTP device '[usb:002,023]' A few moments ...
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getting rid of dialog box when android phone connected

Since upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, whenever I connect my Android Galaxy SII to my laptop via USB to charge, I get a dialog box that says Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android Unable to open MTP ...
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Can Ubuntu for tablets run Java applets?

Can Ubuntu for tablets run JAVA applets in browser? My bank has netbanking build in Java and I need to use it on my android tablet which does not support Java browser applets. Don't have experience ...
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enabling ccache in ubuntu for android development

http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html#choosing-a-branch following the instruction, I installed ccache and edited .bashrc with export USE_CCACHE=1 but when I start a build, and typed ...
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ADT Bundle's Menus Does Not Open on 13.10

I download Android Bundle 64bit to my 64bit Ubuntu 13.10. Installation was correct. Bundle opens properly but when I try to use top menus of Eclipse they don't open. How I can solve this problem?
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ssh dynamic socks server running in the system is not accessible from outside

I have an infrastructure hotspot setup on my Ubuntu machine using ap-hotspot. I connect to this hotspot from my Android phone and am able to access the internet through this. Now, I have a ssh ...
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Trying to share internet on non-AdHoc WiFi, not working

The usual situation: Android phones don't like ad-hoc networks, so I'm trying to make Ubuntu act as hotspot with a non-ad-hoc network instead. I'm on a fresh install of whatever version of Ubuntu the ...
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How to use an android phone as computer speaker

Is there a way to use a plugged in android device as usb computer speaker?
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'Android SDK missing' error when trying to install Titanium

I'm trying to install Titanium on my Ubuntu 13.10. But I can't setup Android SDK. It always show an Error like An Android SDK is missing. Titanium requires Android platform: 2.3.3 or above. I have ...
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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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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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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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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Which is the best Ubuntu version for android development?

I have to decide the best suitable version of Ubuntu for android development.As per the research what I have done, 10.04 has been a stable version of Ubuntu; but since the support has been ended from ...
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Ubuntu One / Android - How to sync a file daily?

Is there a way to have Ubuntu One for Android Auto sync a text file I leave on my phone? In /media/u1/Ubuntu One/ on my phone, i have a text file with notes I study. I update it everyday. How do I ...
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Provide Gnome online account

I am thinking about writing an Android-Gnome SMS utility. The cleanest way to do that seems to be by providing an online service that syncs with android and can be added as "online-account" in Gnome3. ...
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AndroidStudio install on Chromebook - crouton-Skript Ubuntu14.04

I bought a Chromebook from Acer with an ARM-Architecture (ARM7 => 32bit, i think) I want to program in Android-Studio. So I downloaded it and tried to install, but it didn't work. The ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: android-studio

Whenever I install a new software or I use update command on the terminal i always get this error message and update is also interrupted. what do i do? I encounter the following error message- ...
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How to transfer files from Htc M9+ to Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I have a HTC One M9+ phone. I am running Ubuntu14.04Lts. When i try connecting my phone using a usb cable, it opens up a driver window. I am not able to transfer files. Please help...
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What tools do I need to install with success on to lifetab an Ubuntu image?

It seems that hints in the web about lifetab (medion made by lenovo) are somewhat "antique" and some tools are not available any more or not given in the ppas of Ubuntu (vervid 15.04) ?! where are ...
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Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to Android's Titanium Backup and TWRP nandroid backup?

Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to Android's Titanium Backup for backing up programs and settings and restoring them upon a new install? Is there a Nandroid backup that can back up an entire image of ...
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pulseaudio: Failed to initialize PA contextaudio: Could not init `pa' audio driver

Android Emulator is consuming 100% CPU on my system. If I use -no-audio flag then I don't get the error mentioned below and everything runs fine. Any idea why I get the pulseaudio error. pulseaudio: ...
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Ubuntu Vivid Android USB tethering not works

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 Android studio create new project always stay “Building ”…" gradle project info!

when i use Android studio in ubuntu14.10, I create a new Android program. always stay in the page "Building 'Demo' gradle project info!" i search in the google. the resolution is in windows Android ...
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Definitive ionic install guide

Down vote me to antarctica if you must but I have tried every guide, vm, script to try and get this working but I just can't get it to play ball. What goes wrong? you name it. There are so many ...
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No avds found by ./emulator -list-avds . Do i need to install avds? How to do so, if yes?

I have installed android SDK in /opt. When i run: cd /opt/Android/android-sdk-linux/tools sudo ./emulator -list-avds I do not get anything printed on terminal. But from Android Studio under SDK ...
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ANDROID_HOME PATH error while emulate cordova project

How can I get the emulator working? Cordova missed the ANDROID_HOME environment variable, but it is set as the terminal output below shows In NetBeans works only debug by using the browser of the ...
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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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Problem Connecting To Android Hotspot

I have one Laptop running windows and another laptop running linux ubuntu. i can connect to my phones Hotspot with the machine running windows, but i can't do it with the machine running linux. also, ...
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How enable x86 android emulator without KVM

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and my system does not support KVM . I want to use x86 emulator for android in my system. But it tells KVM should be installed for running x-86 emulator. Currently I am using ...