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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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Is it possible to shrink/enlarge/edit Ubuntu partition/filesystem on a Nexus4 dual boot system?

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 device, using this procedure, in dual boot mode (Android 4.4.2 + U.Touch). Then I was trying to install some packages (prerequisites for another ...
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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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Samba File Sharing over Wan

How do I get access to smb over wan. I can access the server over lan. I've forward port 445, but when I try to connect, the connection times out. I am using Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 as the server and ...
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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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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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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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See Byobu Screens using ConnectBot

I use ConnectBot sometimes to connect to my ubuntu machine, and that works fine, however it just comes up with a standard shell, not my byobu screens that I get when I connect to it using another ...
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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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How to port Ubuntu Touch application to Android?

I'm a newbie developer and I've developed some application in Ubuntu SDK so that I can use in my ubuntu phone or desktop. But is there any way that I can port my Ubuntu Touch application to Android so ...
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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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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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How do I transfer .db files from android phones to ubuntu system?

How do I transfer .db files from android phones to ubuntu system? I have created a application which stores data in sqlite. Now I have to view that .db file in the system.
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Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install

Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install on Nexus 7. It starts and then reboots and goes back to google screen. I don't get any errors but it just wont load. I am using multirom and android 4.3
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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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connected my phone to ubuntu, all my files on external SD card are now gone

I just updated my ubuntu to the latest version, 13.04, and I wanted to transfer some files to my Galaxy s2 (i9100). I have had problem earlier which included slow transfer speed and I got 4 dialog ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu os on sony xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu os on sony Xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it? Interested versions of Ubuntu touch and Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 but it is a last resort. Is the SD card is ...
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Input/Ouput Error

Tried to search a solution, but this issue is common but it can be very specific too. this is what I'm getting. rskyline@rskyline-desktop:/media/Datos/Android/CyanogenMod$ make clobber ...
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wifi on Ubuntu 13.04 for nexus 4 on Sony Vaio laptop with Kernel driver in use iwl4965

I just recently purchased a Nexus 4 phone. I already have an iPhone and the same is working perfectly with my Ubuntu 13.04 wifi hotspot created on Sony Vaio laptop. On searching a lot I found that ...
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using boot manager app to multi boot ubuntu touch in android

I am trying to boot ubuntu touch on android using boot manager app by init winit app.Have anybody tried booting Ubuntu touch using bbootmanager app in android? any help/tutorial on it?
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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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Networking with Android 4.2

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 I have a folder Movies that I have shared by using the right click option. When I go to my TV which is running Tronsmart RK3188 Andriod 4.2 I see my PC and the folder which I ...
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Viewing phone camera pictures from Galaxy Nexus Smartphone

I am having problems viewing photos taken with my Galaxy Nexus phone. I am able to view other phone pics in Ubuntu 13.04 easily, but this unit will not display them. It will display them in a ...
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adb devices shows no connected devices, but phone shows up via dmesg and lsusb

I'm trying to root my Motorola Photon Q (XT897) but I cannot see it via adb no matter what. USB Debugging is turned on. Here is my 51-android.rules SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="22b8", ...
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How can I share the internet connection via Wi-Fi Direct?

Android doesn't support ad-hoc wireless connections, but it does support a technology I'm not familiar with called Wi-Fi Direct: How can I use this to access my Ubuntu laptop's internet connection? ...
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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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bash script: netcat output not occur and not identified

I want to create partition image of a rooted Android Smart Phone. In a terminal I can do it as below. Session 0: adb forward tcp:31337 tcp:31337 Session 1: adb shell su :/# dd if= bs=4096 | nc -l ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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installing android data recovery on ubuntu

how to install android data recovery on ubuntu? I visited several websites but they only provide windows and mac dowmloads I did factory reset on my android device. Even after syncing fb, twitter and ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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How do I setup connectbot to access files from ubuntu and vice versa?

I am using ssh to transfer files between all my home computers and want to be able to do the same with my android phone and was told that connectbot is the way to go. The problem is I have no idea ...
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Virtualbox-Failed to open a session for the virtual machine in ubuntu

**Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Details Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: Console Interface: IConsole {8ab7c520-2442-4b66-8d74-4ff1e195d2b6} plz any ...
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How 2 configure Windows 7 VirtualBox VM for Odin?

Several have claimed success at creating a VirtualBox VM and then using it to root their Samsung devices. Can anyone provide detailed instructions for getting this done?
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establish direct connection to wireless devices

how are you all .. hope you fine .. here is the thing .. i'm using Ubuntu and i want to connect to devices in the same network .. i tried Arp-Scan .. but seems it's just viewing who are connected ...
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Remove “android-tools” package (adb and fastboot) and sdk from 64-bit 12.04

I installed Android SDK to root my android phone, using a script obtained thus: wget http://linuxundich.de/static/android_sdk_installer.sh chmod +x android_sdk_installer.sh sudo ...
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Creating a network from my laptop that's not adhoc

Is there any way I can create a non ad-hoc wireless network from my laptop? I plan on carrying my laptop in my backpack and controlling with my phone via ssh from the hotspot I create, but android ...
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Cant run android command from terminal

When I try to run "android" in the terminal I get this: android: command not found Here is my .profile # ~/.profile: executed by the command interpreter for login shells. # This file is not read by ...
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error in setting up android usb debugging in Ubuntu 14.10

I have a android phone from LG, and I want to use it for USB debugging. I followed the following steps: Enabled usb debugging in developers option on phone. After connecting to PC, phone shows as ...
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Reverse tethering with Redmi 1S

I have a Redmi 1S mobile. In windows using the phone manager I can reverse tether the mobile without rooting. Can I reverse tether in Ubuntu without rooting my mobile? Thankyou.
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Is it possible to mask tethering usage from my Android service provider (Team Mobile) in Ubuntu?

Under the Windows OS, I was able to tether via USB from my droid without being detected by my carrier. This was thanks to the special features of PdaNet which allow you to mask your tether usage and ...
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Handsfree Agent not registered when I try to connect a Android via Bluetooth

I am trying to connect an Android phone to my PC with a bluetooth dongle. This is my config : hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 00:11:22:98:76:54 ACL MTU: 1021:4 SCO MTU: 180:1 ...
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Android Phone is not recognized on Ubuntu via USB

using ubuntu 12.04 and LG optimus G E975, usb debugging was working fine 2 days ago and now it just stopped working, when I plug the device into my laptop (all 3 usb ports), it just shows the charging ...
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14.10 Unity VNC to Android

I'm trying to get a vnc session running so that I can show chrome on my android device. I've got two monitors connected to my machine, on one I'm programming, on the other I'm showing the website ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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How to install Moto drivers for ADB

As stated above, I want to install moto drivers on my laptop thats running ubuntu 14.04. I have adb installed but im not sure how to install my drivers. http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html ...