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Can I run Ubuntu OS on a Android 4.0 tablet?

I have a cheap Chinese made tablet from Dubai called the Crony Dubai (www.cronydubai.com). It has a micro B, mini HDMI and a USB labeled as "Host" as well as a micro SD slot. It came with a micro B to ...
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Initialising the Build Environment for Android on 64-bit 12.04

I am looking to initialise the build environment for the AOSP codebase (or for that matter, any Android source), and one of the first steps in the process is to; $ sudo apt-get install git gnupg flex ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing android phone

I have a Samsung transform ultra smartphone and I am running Ubuntu 12.10. when I plug my phone in and set it to mass storage mode nothing happens on the Linux end. I was under the impression that it ...
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Failed to run Android SDK manager

I have installed Android SDK in my Eclipse EE IDE. Now I'm trying to open the Android SDK manager but getting error as Even I tried to see the android console as shown in image, No error shows in ...
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Make laptop files accessible to android device over laptop Wifi antenna?

I would like to be able to access the files on my Ubuntu laptop from my Android phone and tablet. Ideally, I would want to do this over my own secure Wlan and then over sftp or Samba shares. Since ...
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Can I install 12.10 on Ainol Novo7 Venus?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Ainol Novo7 Venus? I don't want any tablet-version of ubuntu, because I like ubuntu how it is and think there is no need for a tablet-version (I know there is ...
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How do I upgrade Android on my phone with Ubuntu?

I have a Galaxy Europa running Android v2.2. I want to upgrade it to Gingerbread v2.3. In Windows I would use Samsung Kies for this task. How do I do it in Ubuntu?
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How can I uninstall my current java and install sun java 1.6

I installed jdk using the following command: sudo apt-get install default-jdk but it is the wrong version. I need Java SE 1.6 for building Android. When I try building Android, I get a message:...
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How to connect Xdmx and android Xserver?

I run: $ Xdmx :1 -display 192.168.1.137:0 The output: (II) dmx: Generation: 1 (II) dmx: DMX version: 1.2.20070424 (DMX Project) (II) dmx: DMX Build OS: Linux 2.6.42-34-...
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On Android, can I point a file to a folder on the file system so that it syncs to Ubuntu One?

I have an application that generates a file, and I'd like to have this file automatically sync to Ubuntu One. At the moment, I'm happy for it just to go in the 'Ubuntu One' folder, but being able to ...
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Unable to start avd in Ubuntu 12.10 - permission denied

I am totally new to ubuntu. I installed adt(eclipse) from developer.android.com .. It is working fine. But when I try to start an AVD it says : Error:13 - Permission Denied. I tried to start eclipse ...
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Android Developer Tools (ADT) installation gives GTK errors when not run as sudo

I installed the Android Developer Tools (ADT) bundle, which includes the Eclipse platform, using the official instructions. When I run the program from the command line I see this message 8 times: ...
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How can I move Ubuntu One to SD Card in Android?

My phone often runs out of memory, the clean up wizard suggests moving apps from phone memory to SD. Ubuntu One is not one the apps that is listed, could this be changed?
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Why is Eclipse Juno running very slow?

Hey guys I am developing Android apps on eclipse and its running very slow. So slow that I am not able to program properly because of this thing. E.g - when I click on Graphical layout in xml it ...
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building android filesystem

while building android filesystem, i am getting an error as You are attempting to build with the incorrect version of javac. Your version is: javac 1.7.0_12-ea. The correct version is: 1.6. Please ...
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What MTP program to use for HTC One X+

Im running Xubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to add files to my HTC One X+ but the programs I've used (gMTP, Qlix and MTPFS using http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2055563) haven't worked ...
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cannot connect Ubuntu with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 over Wifi

Cannot connect or see Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 from my Ubuntu machine on Wifi. Error message when I scan Wifi from Galaxy Note: No Windows shares found on network When connecting Galaxy Note with ...
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android emulator does not show up?

I have an Acer Travelmate 5735Z, Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to get android SDK running. When I run ./tools/emulator -avd MYAVD -verbose in the SDK directory, the emulator displays no error messages (or ...
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Having trouble running android sdk tool on 12.10

When I try to run the Android SDK Manager from the command line it doesn't open. Keeps giving me command not found or permission denied message like so. osama@prometheus:/media/osama/develop/android-...
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I want to run Android apps on Kubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I run Android apps on Ubuntu? There are several options including AndroVM (well-reviewed), IcedRobot (old?), Android X86 in Virtual Box, Bluestacks in wine (yuck), and ...
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Will Android apps be compatible with the Ubuntu Phone OS?

I have heard that there is some similarity in the code used for both Ubuntu and Android programs, but has there been any mention in all the recent publicity over the forthcoming Ubuntu OS for phones, ...
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Sync folder with Android via LAN or USB

I am trying to keep my music folder synced between my ubuntu desktop and my android phone. Both my devices are usually connected via LAN. I don't wanna use internet to sync. How can I do this? Thanks ...
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Ubuntu for Phones - Downloadable ROM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? Will Ubuntu release the OS to download? I have the Galaxy Nexus. I read on different pages that Ubuntu will not be ...
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'Insufficient permissions' error on `adb push` command on 12.04

When I tried to push my apk file into a tablet, I got this error, please help me out. adb server is out of date. killing... * daemon started successfully * error: insufficient permissions for ...
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USB tethering from Ubuntu to Android via USB

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 system on my PC and an Android 4.1 system on my Galaxy Nexus. Now I would like to share the Internet connection of my PC via USB with my Phone. I have been searching with Google ...
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How to run code on Android Tablet from Ubuntu connected via USB?

I am trying to run a C code on an Android tablet from my computer which has Ubuntu 12.04. But when I run the application on android the tablet is not getting detected. Please help me as to what to do....
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Connect to Android phone to send and receive sms

As said in the title, is there a solution for this? Before my actual Android phone, I had a Nokia and for it there were some applications in the repo for this aim (series60-remote, xgnokii, wammu). *...
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android phone/tablet connects to ubuntu through wireless router WITHOUT ethernet connection

Forget the description beneath. Let me ask it in an other way. I have a ubuntu pc, a wireless router and an android tablet IN THE JUNGLE. No internet what so ever, just a wireless signal from my ...
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Will it be possible to run android apps on ubuntu phone?

I know that the basic question of running android apps on ubuntu has already been answered, but mostly for ubuntu desktop. What I was wondering is, if there will be a way to download and run android ...
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How do I access the files in a Samsung Galaxy S II? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II but my Ubuntu 10.04 laptop, although it recognizes the phone when I connect it with a USB. won't allow me to get into the phone. Do I need special drivers?
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Boot into Ubuntu from Android Tablet with Live USB Drive

I have an Android ASUS Slider tablet. I have successfully installed UBUNTU to an 8GB thumb drive. I would like to boot into the thumb drive the same way I do with a windows system except I would like ...
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Why doesn't the second “Wired connection” show up when USB-tethering with my Android phone?

I know how to tether via USB using Android to my Ubuntu 10.04 and this How to Tether Android Smartphone to Ubuntu Linux how-to is what I have been doing for the last couple of months (running fine). ...
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How to transfer files between Android and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) and I wish to take the music files I have off of it and store them on my laptop which is running Ubuntu 12.10. Upon connecting my phone to my computer I can ...
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The compatibility of Android and Ubuntu mobile SW

Android uses bionic but Ubuntu uses glibc. How do they keep the compatibility in Ubuntu for Android? Does Ubuntu for Android use bionic? Or it gives up Android NDK compatibility?
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Is there an emulator or wine type environment that would allow use of android apps on linux? [duplicate]

Basically, I have a kindle fire that uses a form of the android OS and was wondering if there was a way I could run similar apps on my Ubuntu system. Specifically I'd like the news reader program "...
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Why does Ubuntu One sync modified files just on one device?

The files on my PC are in sync with my Android tablet via Ubuntu One. If I modify a file on my PC the changes are correctly sync'd to the tablet. However if I modify a file on my tablet, save it and ...
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Dual-boot Android & Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nexus 7 dual-boot with android? Is it possible to run a Dual-boot of Ubuntu and Android on the same device or will it have to be one or the other? Im looking at possiby ...
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How to mount an Android Jelly Bean phone if there's no option?

I can't mount the LG Optimus P700 (running the Android Jelly Bean OEM image) on my Ubuntu 12.10. Other phones always have a selectable "Mass Storage" menu, but this one has no menu option for it when ...
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Ubuntu Remote Control using android

Ubuntu Remote Control is an android app. I want to use it to control my ubuntu desktop. It works on ssh. I'm a newbie and don't know how to setup. Please help.
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Ubuntu Android Shared Folders

I have installed samba on ubuntu and shared a folder by right clicking on it and sharing it from it sharing option. I have an app on Android that manages the files and it asks me for IP Adress and ...
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Would I be able to sync a recent Samsung Android phone with Kubuntu?

I'm trying to be a good consumer here and do plenty of research before I purchase, unfortunately it seems like either I'm not looking in the right places or the information isn't there. I'm ...
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How do I share the internet connection of my PC with my Android/Cyanogenmod phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a wifi hotspot using my desktop I'd like to use my laptop's internet connection with my mobile. I've googled a lot and among other things followed this procedure. ...
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On-the-fly conversion of FLAC to MP3 when syncing with Android?

I have a large collection of FLAC music files which I would like to sync to my Android phone. However, the FLAC files are very large...and before I bother to create a seperate MP3 music library it ...
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Receive and Send SMS via PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop SMS client in Ubuntu I am very interested in using Ubuntu , but there is one question . Am I able to send and receive SMS via PC ?
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How to mount a yaffs2 filesystem

I have a .img file that uses the yaffs2 filesystem (an Android partition image) that I want to mount. I can't seem to do it with the mount command. How can I do this? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Also, I ...
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Where is my Android phone's mount point, so I can rsync it?

I would like to rsync my music with my Android phone (Galaxy Nexus), I'm trying to work out the mount path to use from the shell. The mount command doesn't show up on the phone. In Nautilus the ...
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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How do I connect to password protected servers in nautilus 3.6?

I am trying to manage my android device with DavDrive Lite, which hosts a local file server. The "Connect to server" dialog box in nautilus 3.6 doesn't have the option to type a username and password. ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu ) [duplicate]

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? (...
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How to share my mobile broadband connection via Wifi

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop having wifi. I have an android tablet which has wifi support. I connect my laptop to the internet through Mobile broadband (reliance netconnect zte modem). I ...