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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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Restoring Android

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus device. I tried the Ubuntu Touch out, but now I would like to go back to Android. However, when I run the command sudo ./flash-all.sh I get the following message: ...
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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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Ubuntu stops recognizing my Android device

I used to access my Android device through nautilus, but suddenly my Ubuntu stops recognizing the usb port. (Yes, I switched usb ports already!) I type lsusb on console but my Android doesn't appear ...
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Android SDK and Eclipse can't fetch packages

I have this problem where I can't download packages in my android sdk and eclipse. Apparently these programs can't fetch the repository. For android sdk, it always gets stuck on fetching the ...
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How to configure Android Emulator while using Ubuntu 10.04 as a XEN virtual machine?

I am using Ubuntu Linux 10.04 installed as a XEN virtual machine.I have successfully installed Android SDK(4.1), ADT plugin and created an emulator with ARM processor and 1024 mib sd card . But when ...
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Rooting android phone LG P500 from ubuntu

I want to know how I can root my LG P500 android phone from ubuntu. I just want to root the phone. I want to stick with the stock ROM (Its GB 2.3.3 v20d). Also if i plan to install a custom ROM or ...
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Flashing a new Android image via Ubuntu

I have an international (GSM) Galaxy Nexus. In the past, I've flashed images onto it through Microsoft Windows, but now I'd like to try to do this with Ubuntu. What is the simplest way to flash a ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my Archos 101xs tablet

I have a 101xs in my possession, and I would like to use it as a test device for some Android development project. The main issue I have today is that Eclipse (the ADT version) can't seem to detect ...
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Is the ASUS me173x compatable with the tablet version of Ubuntu?

I am wondering about my ability to install an actual OS on my low-cost ASUS me173x notebook 7 HD tablet. It's only got 1G ram and an ARM v7 processor.
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Problem with setting up path in Eclipse for sdk

I am currently working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center and then according to the procedure suggested I dealt with the ADT. Next I had to install SDK ...
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Where does adt or eclipse store it's Android SDK path settings?

I'm a newbie & trying to create packages of ADT, Android-SDK & Android-Studio. But i want to use less space on ppa , so i split up ADT & SDK into two packages. Also i want to use same SDK ...
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Is android-sdk architecture independent for Linux?

I'm newbie. I'm trying to do packaging adt & android studio for launchpad ppa. But currently i'm facing space quota issue. So i was thinking to provide single copy of android-sdk for both ...
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LG-L38c won't send files to samsung sch-s738c

Why wont my LG-L38c send files via bluetooth to a Samsung SCh-S738? it says either "cancelled by user", or "connection failure", but its lt shows I'm paired, but not connected.
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how to use android tablet as a graphics tablet in ubuntu 12.04?

i was wondering whether it is possible to use android tablet as graphics tablet like waccom tablet to draw figures in ubuntu 12.04 specially in libre office . i am using android 4.1.2 on my samsung ...
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Need help with sending audio from Ubuntu inside Linuxonandroid to Android

I understand that this is not entirely a Ubuntu question but it's pretty darn near:). I'm asking this question here since the linuxonandroid community is too small to get this solved within this ...
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is it posssible 'recovery mode reinstallation' using ubuntu?

i have crashed the recovery mode of my android phone and tried to install the twrp using windows,but it is not working .Is there any way to do the same in ubuntu. My phone Details: Name :Lenovo ...
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Errors when build android source code on Ubuntu

I am trying to build Android source tree(CIS), however I met some errors. I am using ubuntu 12.04, 64 bits. I've get through several errors, but I can't find the solution to this one. incompatible ...
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Android AVD not Starting

I hope someone will be able to help me with this issue. I am running: Ubuntu 13.10 Eclipse Kepler SR2 I installed Android SDK but when I go to Android Virtual Device Manager, I tried adding a new AVD ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Dell XPS 15Z Not able to create wifi access point for android

I have Dell XPS 15z laptop with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6230 network controller. I have tried creating a WiFi hotspot in Windows using Connectify. It worked fine. But I am not able to ...
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Download android 4.1 source code on Ubuntu, have downloaded 15G but it is not finished

I am downloading the source code of android via Ubuntu 12.04. And the manifest file is : <default revision="refs/tags/android-4.0.1_r1" remote="aosp" sync-j="4"/> So I am downloading android ...
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OAuth no longer working - getting 404

I have been using OAuth1.0a for ages in an Android app accessing Ubuntu One. Recently it started failing with a 404 not found error, when trying to get request token. Using these endpoints: ...
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Ubuntu one always logs me out

Is the Ubuntu one log in service having issues? Because each time I open the android client it asks me to sign in. It seems to work fine on desktop though. Any help?
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Ubuntu on THL T100S

Will Ubuntu work on my ThL T100S? I know there is a list of devices and it's not on it but as it's a clone like almost all the Chinese devices thought there's maybe some chance .
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Problems connecting Android Device

Having problems detecting my Sony Xperia SP's (C5303) Internal Memory using my Acer Xc-600 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop. Having a quad core Intel I5-3470 and Nvidia Geforce GT620. Help me please ...
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Is all of my data backup-ed with `adb backup -apk -shared -all`?

Per the Ubuntu wiki I backup-ed my Android phone like so: adb backup -apk -shared -all But after it finished, the backup.ad file was only 6,3 MB. Will it clearly stats in the Wiki that: ...This ...
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Android MTP mount in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a laptop with an USB3.0 and an USB2.0 Port. When I connect my Android ICS in the USB3 0 port it successfully mount the phone storage as media device. But It doesn't do so when I attach it with ...
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USB tethering not working

I have established USB tethering(using Samsung gt-s5303) 2days earlier. It worked fine until I restarted by laptop yesterday with the tethering enabled. Since then, my tethering is not working. I have ...
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access denied or repository not exported when download android source code

I am trying to download android_4.2_r1 source code. And I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed jdk 1.6, Python 2.7, Git.. I downloaded repo use this code $ curl ...
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Connection shared via Wifi authentication problem on Android

I'm trying to connect my Android device (Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3) to Internet via my 3g network that I use on my Ubuntu 12.04 I followed this post on Ubuntu forums. Installation and ...
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Specific Tools for Ubuntu and Android

Is there a program that basically "displays" your Android screen fully by connecting it to the laptop? At one point, Moto G came with it's own mini monitor and you just plug it in and it'd just ...
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Eclipse Android AVD not working in ubuntu 13.10

Here's what i did: I have a full bundle of Eclipse, Android-avd, tools downloaded from official Android developers site. Everything is working fine except Android-avd. When I write command in ...
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Error while running eclipse with adt bundle in kubuntu

I am running my eclipse Juno that comes along with adt bundle and I am facing problems my eclipse gets crashed and stops many times and I dont know why but I am getting errors which are shown in the ...
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How to restrict the websites for the hotspot users in ubuntu?

I have created a wifi hotspot in my ubuntu laptop following this instructions for my brother to use in his android. For some obvious reason I want to restrict the websites he visit. Now how do I ...
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usb 2-1.4: can't set config #1, error -110

I am trying to connect my android galaxy S2 device using MTP. I have tried all the methods in http://askubuntu.com/a/247046/112042, but I can not access my device file system using MTP. Here is the ...
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Android emulator restarting X server

I'm developing an android applciation but sometimes X server is restarting itself when android emulator open. If emulator isn't run no problem. My system has an Nvidia G310M driver and Ubuntu 10.10 ...
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MTP only works outside of Music folder

To put music on my Galaxy S4 Active, I copied files into the Galaxy's music folder. This worked for about 3.1 Gb, then stopped. The music until that point went over properly, and the other folders ...
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Dnsmasq configuration for LAN

I am going to configure dnsmasq for my local home network but I am not sure if I understand it. Basically I have a simple network at home: laptop 192.168.0.10 phone (galaxy s2 - ubuntu touch ...
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Android device connected to the hotspot, some apps can use the Intenet, but most cannot

I've created the wi-fi hotspot with ap-hotspot to share my cable connection. It had been working properly for some time, but now it doesn't. Although I still can connect to the hotspot, most ...
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Notes App With Markdown Support and Android Sync

I've been looking for a way to take simple notes, like lists and reminders, in markdown and have it synced to my android. Is there an app that has support for android and ubuntu, provides sync between ...
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new Files window opens up every few seconds when android is attached via USB cable

Every time I attach my android 4.4.2 phone (Nexus 4) to ubuntu 13.10 via the USB cable I get a new Files (3.8.2) window opening up every few seconds. How can I have it open up just one Files window ? ...
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Can't install android tools (Ubuntu 12.04)

When I input the command line sudo apt-get install phablet-tools android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot the terminal gives me the following response: "Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Ubuntu Installation on Intel Android Tablet

I am having an Android X86 Tablet PC, I want to install Ubuntu Linux or or Linux OS that will give me a desktop like environment. Could you please help me to intsall the same. Details of the ...
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How do I make an app run on startup with root privileges?

I'm trying to install a remote shutdown program on my machine , so I can shutdown it from my android tablet , and it needs root privileges to run successfully. I'd rather not have to load it with ...
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Kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu ARM + Android kernel options compatibility

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the kernel 3.13 on my ARM Samsung / Google Chromebook,using this tutorial : http://www.virtualopensystems.com/en/solutions/guides/kvm-on-chromebook/ I have to ...
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Installing *buntu on an Asus memo pad FHD 10

I'm looking at buying an Asus memo pad fhd 10. It has an Intel Atom processor. I'm curious about what would be involved in getting Ubuntu installed on it. Touch or full desktop doesn't matter. ...
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Remember wired network settings - 12.10

I'm reverse-tethering1 an Android device to my PC with Ubuntu 12.10. Every time I plug the device, the wired connection is recognised, but I need to open Network Settings and set the IPv4 method to ...
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Unable to get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise to recognize Android LG Motion 4G MS770

I sure have stepped into unknown territories. I got very disgusted with MS because they are doing away with XP, one of their better OS's IMO. In return I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am finding it ...
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titanium studio in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

how to install titanium studio in ubuntu. step by step the latest one. plss help. im getting an error JVM terminated. Exit code=13 /usr/bin/java -Xms128m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m ...