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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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Connection to the internet via smartphone (usb-tethering)

I have a notebook MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro with installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. This notebook has Atheros Killer E2400 Ethernet and wifi controllers. There are no drivers for they in Ubuntu ISO, so I ...
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Ubuntu-touch porting

I need to porting ubuntu-touch on a new devices, guide isn't helpfull. May I have some help? Can I install a generic arm on a mtk6795 device? Ps: I'd make a new ubuntu-touch device.
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Problems copying files with MTP from Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to Kubuntu 15.10

I'm having real problems copying files from my phone (Samsung S5 mini) to my laptop (Kubuntu 15.10). I've tried many of the suggestions on other sites, such as udev rules and installing more mtp ...
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Can I get access to Ubuntu apps on Ubuntu touch if I allow read write access?

Okay so I'm an impatient bastard who realises he should have waited but purchased the BQ HD5 Ubuntu mobile phone back in June whilst being fully aware it didn't have that many apps available as was ...
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How can i play music from my mobile through pc and make calls and talk from pc connected via bluetooth or USB

I have used Android notifier for notification on Ubuntu from my android mobile. I have also tried blueman for playing music in PC from mobile (but not working now. Not getting the audio output in pc). ...
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add android or similar in dualboot on meizu mx4 edition ubuntu

I want install Android and Ubuntu Touch, in dual-boot, on my Meizu. However, I fail to install both at the same time. How can I make make my device dual-boot with both Android and Ubuntu Touch?
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AIMP remote control problem. Can not connect to local IP

I use an AIMP music player version 3.0 via Wine. This player has a remote control ability, so that you can control the player working on your laptop with your android phone. How it works is it has a ...
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Android rom and kernel build error

I am trying android building but I have error I cant solve it. help please I am using ubuntu 15.04 compile error
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Can I use Guymager tool to create image of Android Phone?

I wish to create bit-by-bit images of Android phone and it's SD card. So far I have learnt to create dd images. But I am unable to use them as they are just raw images. I wish to use this Guymager ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 - Android file access issue

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 and having trouble connecting one of my android device. I have tested access files from Samsung galaxy S3/ Moto G3 and Alcatel Idol3 with ubuntu. http://forum.xda-...
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Sync music library with Android

I found a few old threads about this, but none of them had any concise answers, so I guess I'll ask again. I have a feeling the answer may be no, but I'll ask anyway. Is there any way to get a ...
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Error downloading ubuntu touch sources, GnuTLS recv error (-9) and SSL read errno 104

I am downloading the required android sources https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device to be able to port ubuntu touch to a new device and ... I am running into ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with android

I have a dream that one day I can remotely connect to my Ubuntu using my android(remote desktop)... On a more serious note I have tried many solutions for doing that , lastly I have tried the chrome ...
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go-mtpfs and Android Mounting problem

I had real problems mounting my samsung Galaxy S3 Neo on Ubuntu 12.04, one lucky random day and it mounts and then for several days it doesn't then again randomly for once does ! This had been going ...
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How do you connect a Tesco hudl 2 to Ubuntu 15.04

Sirs, I have Ubuntu 15.04 and have been given a hudl 2 tablet. Is it possible to easily connect and transfer files between these two (say, via the USB cable) ? Having tried MTP and gMTP, I find the ...
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Is there an Ubuntu Touch function similar to toasts in Android?

I'm jumping into development for the Ubuntu phone and I've found a situation where I believe a short, ephemeral message similar to Android's toasts would be appropriate. Is there a similar function ...
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ubuntu touch S6102 no bootloader

I have a Samsung S6102 with android 2.3.6. I have tried to install ubuntu touch while following the instalation instuctions on your page step by step. However I have a problem. While android is ...
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Mount Android phone for another user

There are 2 Android phones connected to a particular machine, and they're mounted automatically in /run/user/<my_uid>/gvfs/. That's cool and all, but unfortunately I need them to be mounted ...
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Android phone's microSD not useable by Windows 8, after using under Ubuntu

I connected my Android phone (as 'mass storage') to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a microSD card with fat32 filesystem. Thereafter I logged it to Windows and connected, but my Windows 8 didn't recognise it....
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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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????????????????? [null] in Android Studio

I am an android developer working with my office mac. but now i want to migrate the projects to ubuntu. I installed Android studio and trying to run project on my device ASUS Zenfone 5 (Kitkat). ...
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Sync Android with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having a lot of trouble syncing my device (Motorola XT1080) with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried different ways of altering MTP options (here, here, and here) but nothing seems to work. 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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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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Root HTC One m7 with Ubuntu

Is there a easy way to root HTC One M7(Lolipop) with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I am a beginner with Ubuntu.
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Sending messages over Wifi to a Android / iPhone

Is it possible to send any kind of notification message in text to an Android or iPhone device from an Ubuntu terminal using WiFi only? How the text is sent to the device is not important other than ...
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can't browse on wifi (wlan0)

At this moment I'm in hospital and I'm trying to use the Wi-fi network that is available for the patients. Even if I'm connect to the network and the signal strength is excellent I can't browse on the ...
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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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Errors when trying to compile Android

Here's my error, any help would be greatly appreciated: libcore/luni/src/main/native/Register.cpp:36: error: undefined reference to 'register_android_system_OsConstants(_JNIEnv*)' clang: error: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and MTP/Android (Samsung s3 mini)

I have some issues with MTP/Android on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I connect the cell phone to the Laptop (HP ZBook 17) it will be recognized by the system as well (sometimes I have to reconnect the cell ...
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Error during Building Chromium_org_openmax_dl for Android Lollipop

I'm on fresh Ubuntu 14.10 64 Bit. I followed the How to from here: https://source.android.com/source/initializing.html to set my system for building. I'm getting following error: http://pastie.org/...
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Can't play music downloaded from ubuntu on my android

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Android 2.3.5. I tryed to download music from youtube with the youtube-dl -x in the m4a format and mp3 with other applications, but then I can't play it on Android. I don't ...
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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 ...
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Why MTP mounted files belong to root?

Xubuntu Saucy and an Android device running Kitkat. I connect it to my computer and it is mounted as MTP but the files on it belong to root so I can't modify them. Why is this and how can I change it?
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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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 bin/...
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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 manager,...
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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 ...