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Can not connect Android SGSII via USB after ICS upgrade

I got OTA update for my Samsung Galaxy S2 - Android 4 (ICS). However, the adb devices does not show the device. Neither does lsusb. I am using ubuntu inside vmware Fusion on a Mac. If I disconnect the ...
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heimdall-frontend fails with undefines symbol error

Trying to run heimdall 1.11 and here is the error i get when trying to use the program heimdall-frontend: symbol lookup error: heimdall-frontend: undefined symbol: _ZN9QListData11detach_growEPii ...
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Android device not recognized in eclipse

I tried to plug my Samsung Galaxy S to my Ubuntu box for developing applications in Android, but the problem is that lsusb doesn't recognize the device. I tried with a friend smartphone and it is ...
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Prevent usb tethered device from claiming default route?

I'm tethering an android device over USB. When tether is accomplished, the device sets the usb0 interface as the default route. I do not want this (usually, the host device has wlan0) but do not ...
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Why does a large podcast mp3 file fail to download when using the Ubuntu One Files app for Android? [closed]

I recently wanted to try out Ubuntu One for the first time. As well I installed it on my HTC Hero, and everything seemed to be syncing as it should. I'm a Podcaster by the means of that I want to sync ...
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update android phone os with ubuntu 12.04

How do i update an android phone from 2.2 froyo to 2.3 gingerbread with Ubuntu 12.04 ? Does this process require Windows ? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a core i3 machine. Thanks in advance. ragv
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Android SDK can't be installed on Ubuntu 12.04-64

I am trying to install Android SDK on Ubuntu 12.04 but the Manager goes blank after downloading the first component of the SDK. I followed the installation steps mentioned here and tried to reinstall ...
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My Android phone isn't being detected by Ubuntu

This is what I've got from terminal, looks like it can see the phone as a USB device just fine but isn't showing up under fdisk so I can't mount it. It automounts just fine in my VMWare Windows. And ...
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Eclipse Check for Updates issue

I install Eclipse from the Software Center so it links up and will be updated with the rest of my software. Because I am developing for Android, however, I have to install the ADT Plugin within ...
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How can I open binary Android ROM image files? (.img)

I'm a Windows/Mac/Ubuntu and Android user, so I know what I'm talking about, when I say: How do I open binary image files? (.img) They just won't open, on any OS… I'm an Android dev… I'm currently ...
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How to get Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) + Eclipse 3.7.2 + ADT 18 working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Android not building on Eclipse neither IntelliJ on 12.04 LTS As the question already says, on a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit environment, after installing ...
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Is there a single app that allows for quick searching, viewing, and editing of text files?

I have a large (thousands) collection of notes stored on my drive as text files and synced to my other computers via UbuntuOne. Currently I use grep to search for the file I want, nautilus to open ...
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Ubuntu One for Android not uploading

Since upgrading last week files do not upload to the cloud. I have tried various file managers and none of them make any difference. After selecting the file to 'add' nothing happens and in the Ubuntu ...
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“Unable to mount Android, Error initialising camera: -60: Could not lock the device” when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S2 via MTP

Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (running Android 4.0) via USB using an MTP connection one of two messages always pops up, either: Unable to mount Android: Error initialising camera: ...
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Why does Ubuntu One Files for Android app create an entry in the 'Accounts and Sync' section of the Android settings menu?

I have the Ubuntu One app for Android and its works perfectly fine but there always has been something that confused me. In my phones main Settings menu in the Accounts and Sync section Ubuntu One has ...
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Android not building on Eclipse neither IntelliJ on 12.04 LTS

You might think this is an Android related question, but, I tried building my Android app on Eclipse in 12.04, and it just dont work. It doesnt generate R.java. The same problem is happening to ...
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device shows up in lsusb + adb but not in ifconfig

I'm running Ubuntu in the VMWare Player under Windows 7: root@ubuntu:/# uname -a Linux ubuntu 3.0.0-17-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar 8 17:34:21 UTC 2012 i686 \ i686 i386 GNU/Linux I'm trying to ...
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Can an Android phone control Ubuntu like a remote?

I am looking at making a budget media centre. I am new to Linux and have not yet installed it but think I can manage. I want to use Ubuntu and would like to use my Android phones to control or work as ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to connect to my Android tablet?

What I'm doing is trying to run a software called gMTP, which is apparently what I need to do to transfer files back and forth to my Android Galaxy 10.1 Tab device. I've asked about it on the Android ...
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Why is this text red when I check to see if a USB device is connected?

I am trying to get my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to connect to my Ubuntu 11.04 computer. It's not working, and I've asked about it on the Android SE site. However, it seems there might be issues on the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu.sh on Android Phone

So today I noticed something weird on my phone. I used a terminal emulator to see what I could do with it, and noticed that there is a file called ubuntu.sh. I tried to run it and got all sorts of ...
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What Android emulators are available?

I will like to know some of the android emulators that work really well with Ubuntu 11.10 and above. I want to try 'whatsapp' on Ubuntu through an android emulator. Thanks in advance
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How can I install the latest version of libmtp?

In the latest version of the libmtp library there are fixes for my Android device so I would like to install the latest version I'm just not sure how! I would assume that this would pushed into the ...
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How do I upload videos using the Ubuntu One apps?

Love the app for my android phone and iPad. I take a picture, it's on my PC and laptop. Brilliant. Only problem is that this doesn't work for videos. Is this a known issue with the ubuntuone app? If ...
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Boot Ubuntu on smartphone SD card?

Now here's what I want: Ubuntu on the SD card that lives in my phone. I like using Ubuntu portably and my phone as a flash drive, but I haven't been able to make these work together yet. I've ...
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Android client can't access shared files from another account?

I have an account shared with me. Can see it on web, on Linux and Windows workstations, etc., but cannot see it on the android client. Bug? or on purpose? or am I doing something wrong? Thanks. ...
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How can I create an ad-hoc connection that looks like a wifi connection from a router?

I have a Vizio tablet (running a modified version of Android 2.3.2) which, for some reason or another, refuses to list Windows ad-hoc WiFi connections on it's WiFi connection screen. It can connect to ...
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Is there a way not to store the password when logging into Ubuntu One?

I am trying U1 on android and I don't want to store my password on the device. It would be nice (for me) to have the option to be asked for the password at login. This is also required for the ...
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Ubuntu One for Android without Google Account?

Is there an opportunity to download and install the Ubuntu One client for Android without having a Google Account?
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Craig CLP281 netbook?

The netbook was sold with Android (2.2) on it. It only has 4 GB of built in storage. Is that enough to install a minimal Ubuntu install onto? If so, how would I go about doing it? Here are the ...
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Pictures won't upload from Android HTC Rezound

I have a HTC Rezound and none of my pictures will upload auto. the cloud folder was created but no pictures tranfer auto-upload is enabled and set for instanly. force upload does not work either. I am ...
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How can I download all my files and folders in one go when using the Ubuntu One Files app for Android?

I just installed Ubuntu One on my Android phone. I want to download all the content of my Ubuntu One folder in one go. Looks to me like the only way it is to go one by one file and folder clicking to ...
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Allow android device to access ubuntu 11.10 machine on LAN

How can I allow a port on an Ubuntu 11.10 machine that is on an Ethernet LAN to be accessed by my Android device via WiFi on the same LAN? Specifically, I'm doing some Android app development where ...
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ubuntu one login problem from android

My ubuntu one account get login correctly by firefox and nautilus. My account has a 16 char password, with alphanumeric AND special chars. It happens that downloading the ubuntu app in my MTK6573 ...
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How do I share my laptop's wireless connection with my Android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone? I want to use the internet connection of my wired UBUNTU 10.04 machine in my Samsung Note android phone ...
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How can I scroll down in this window provided by Eclipse?

In Eclipse's Android plugin, I'm trying to create a new project, however the window won't let me scroll down. Is there a way to fix this? Note the image attached. ...
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Sharing files with Android devices (How do I mount an HP Touchpad, Cyanogen Mod 9?)

I've recently installed Cyanogen Mod 9 on my HP Touchpad tablet, but I'm encountering problems when trying to access it from my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome-Shell, Nautilus). I've first tried ...
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How to add android x86 item to GRUB list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Android OS along with Ubuntu and Windows I have installed android from this topic, and when it ask me if i want to install GRUB i say no as it is installed when ...
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Automatically realign partitions from script in command line

I'm working on a really really wierd project. I'm using Ubuntu to recover an Android device. I'm doing this by launching Ubuntu and then using the GUI to keep the user informed. I need to figure ...
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Installing eclipse by apt-get

My favorable method for installing is always apt-get. Fortunately, eclipse is now included in apt-get repository. However, when I installed it with apt-get, it works fine for programming languages ...
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How can I configure my Android tablet to output sound to a remote Pulseaudio instance?

I have a Transformer TF101 tablet with Ubuntu One music on it. The speakers are good enough, but I have an Ubuntu computer hooked up to my nice stereo in my living room. I'd like to be able to just ...
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Ubuntu One for Android ask for login info every time

Every time I connect to the Ubuntu One app from my Android device (Samsung Galaxy Ace, 2.3) the app asks for my username and password. Is this a normal behavior? Sync works perfect, every time I take ...
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How Can I Install Eclipse with the ADT (Android Development Tool) on Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit?

There is the Android documentation: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing.html And there is this WordPress blog I found: ...
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How can I select a whole folder to upload when using Ubuntu One files for Android? [closed]

If I want to sync my phone's data to my desktop, how can I select full folders? There is the opportunity to add some files, but I'll have to have it synced just like the phone's pictures are bundled ...
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How do I use Ubuntu for Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Ubuntu For Android? I'd like to know something more about Ubuntu for Android and its features and its date of release, if I can use it already and how. I've read ...
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What is Ubuntu For Android?

The question is in the title, but can anyone provide some details on what it is, how it works, and when it will be available?
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Can I change the default folder that photos are uploaded to when using the Ubuntu One Files app for Android?

I like that I can sync my Pictures from my Android phone to my computer with Ubuntu One, but I don't like that the folder appears in the root of my home directory. Is there a way I can get the synced ...
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How to synchronize my Banshee's library to my Android's library?

I want my Banshee's library to synchronize to my Android's library instead of my Android's library synchronizing to my Banshee's library because my Android's library changes more often than my ...
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Is it possible to install Android's .apk file?

Was just wondering it would be nice to have a convenient way of installing android's .apk apps in Ubuntu somehow. Somebody has a clue about it?
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Can't open DDMS

When I open a standalone DDMS besides Eclipse, it generates the below error. hieund@hieund:~$ ddms 01:51:58 E/ddms: Could not open Selected VM debug port (8700). Make sure you do not have another ...