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Can not access files in any folder on Samsung Galaxy SII

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy SII with USB cable my DCIM folder looks empty although I can see my files on phone. Do you have any idea what would be the problem? On computer: On phone:
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Share Wifi Connection with Android device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you make a bridge between two connections? I have a Laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 connected via Wifi to internet. I would use the laptop as access point and let other ...
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How can I stream my audio output with VLC to my Android device? [closed]

I want to use my Android device like a wireless headset, I want to stream my audio output with VLC and listen to that with an Android app. How can I make this happen with VLC? and what app can I use ...
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How do I mount, edit and repack an .img file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. I have to edit a file in the image in order to use it. How can I mount the file so I can edit the text file and then re-pack the .img?
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android plugin in eclipse lost after upgrade

Recently, i upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10, Eclipse also upgraded to Helios but android Plugin and projects are lost.what to do to restore them?
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Metadata won't show in U1 Music for Android [closed]

I can't get the metadata to display on U1 Music for Android. All I get is "unknown artist" and "unknown album". Everything shows up in Banshee. The files live in my purchased music folder and were ...
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File transfers by USB stalling and failing [closed]

I connect to my Samsung Galaxy S2 by USB from my Ubuntu 11.10 computer. It was working fine up until a few days ago. Now, for reasons I can't determine, whenever I try to copy any files using the ...
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How to use android 2.1 phone as remote audio receiver?

I have an unused HTC Hero Android phone (running Android OS 2.1), I would like to connect it to audio amplifier and leave it connected for months, so I could use this android phone as remote ...
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Phone pictures not showing in UbuntuOne folder on computer

I downloaded the Android app for my phone and set it up to move my pictures from the phone into UbuntuOne. When I go to the UbuntuOne web site the folder shows up and I can view the pictures after I ...
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Problems syncing photos and strange effects of uploaded files from other devices [closed]

I have a Galaxy Spica (GT-i5700) Android v2.1, rooted with Leshak dev 7 #123. But never mind the root info, the problem would be the same unrooted. The photos from this phone is stored in ...
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HTC Android device mounted as USB drive is read-only unless I'm root

When I connect my HTC Incredible S to my Ubuntu 10.10 system as a USB drive, the device seems to mount OK, but is read-only unless I access it as root. For example, if I run nautilus, I can't drag and ...
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Is it possible to do a USB File Transfer on a Motorola Droid X2?

I just got a Droid X2 and I want to mount my MicroSD located in my Droid X2 on my laptop running Ubuntu 11.04, and I am wondering if there are some drivers, or a program I need to install, because I ...
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Sync folder with Android device

I would like to have a folder with all my music which is automatically synced on my Android device (Wifi only, plugged in only, like in SugarSync). Is there any hope for this feature to be implemented ...
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How can I install an Android environment on my Ubuntu system?

I'm wondering if there's an environment for my Ubuntu to try out Android 3.0. I just WANT to!!!
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Can the Android files app sync local file changes to U1

Does the Android files app sync changes made to local files back to U1? - it seems not to. I have a bunch of photos sync'd to U1 but when I delete a photo from my device it remains on U1. I'd like ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu One Music app (Android) recognise mp3 files uploaded via the U1 REST API?

I've uploaded a few music files (.mp3 and .ogg, no DRM) via the Ubuntu One REST API. (I'm writing a python library that uses it.) The Ubuntu One Music app on my Android phone doesn't pick up on these ...
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Are there any applications to manage SMS messaging on an Android from Ubuntu?

I have an Android phone because I'm awesome. I would like to be more awesome though. I would like to be able to send and receive text messages (SMS/MMS/etc) from my desktop when I'm near it, mainly ...
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Having Problems detecting my Android Phone

I have an A3 phone from Thailand, when I connect it to my PC running Windows it prompts me to install the driver to make it work properly. However, when I use my Ubuntu 10.10 there is an error ...
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how to make a custom ubuntu 11.10 64 bit installation DVD

i want to include some packages into Ubuntu,the packages i want to add are ubuntu resticted extra(mp3 codecs,wifi drivers) 32 bit libraries(ia32-lib) kvm with gui(for virtualization/emulation of ...
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android ubuntu one sync changes back

Can i sync changes from my Android to U1 and therefore back to my pc. I am hoping to sync my keepass database between my pc and phone. If I subscribe to a site through my phone, I'd like to have ...
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Ubuntu wont recognize ASUS Transformer [closed]

I plug in my ASUS Transformer TF101 to my ASUS N43JM notebook computer running Ubuntu 11.10 64it but no USB device is recognized... not even that something "unknown" was plugged in. However it does ...
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Ubuntu One only downloads filenames

I have installed Ubuntu One on two Android devices and two different laptops (running 10.x and now 11.1). After playing with it a bit, I have concluded that either: I am missing something, or I have ...
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Change name of mobile android device

I have 2x HTC EVO Android devices. Both devices show up as Pictures-PC36100. I have to open the folder and then open a picture inside to figure out which phone the folder belongs to. Is there ...
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Banshee does not remember sync settings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My 'Sync Preferences' are not being saved when I disconnect my Android smartphone from Banshee My phone connects, mounts and will sync files properly but will ...
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Is there a way to automatically sync Ubuntu One and the Android client?

Is there a way to automatically sync Ubuntu One and the Android client? I have tried 2 phones and all I get in "Account and sync" menu is "sync is off" in both. Is it normal? Thanks
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Ubuntu One Files Guide for Android?

I can't find any guide or faq anywhere so I have to ask these silly questions. When I add a new folder to be synced it always claims the folders are empty. How do I set up folders to be synced on the ...
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How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have been trying to share my wired Internet connection with my Android phone. However I could not succeed in doing this. Has anyone of you ever succeeded? Operating systems that I use are as ...
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“Error: null” when trying to log into Ubuntu One [closed]

I just installed the Ubuntu One app. When I log in, I keep getting the message "Error: null" and it doesn't show any shared files on the desktop. I am using the Samsung Galaxy S.
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Always a 'Network error' on mobile in Ubuntu One Music

I'm using Ubuntu One in Android 2.3. I have always a "A network error occured. Try again later" when I try to retrieve the list of music files on cloud (the demo goes well). My network connection is ...
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Ubuntu one phone files are synicing but I can not view them from desktop can see them from web interface

I have the Ubuntu one app for droid and I am running Ubuntu 10.04 lts. I can take a picture on my phone and sync it to ubuntu one. it has a special folder for my mobile pictures and documents. I can ...
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Is it possible to make Ubuntu One Music respect compilation artist?

It seems like the Ubuntu One Music Android application does not respect the "Compilation Artist" and just makes a whole album, new for each artist in an Album I own (that is made by many people). I ...
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“Error: No peer certificate” in Ubuntu One Android app

Downloading and (automatic) uploading in the Ubuntu One Android app stopped working all of a sudden. The upload of other files also doesn't seem to work. It keeps saying: "Error: No peer certificate". ...
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Using your laptop as loudspeaker for your mobile

I'm thinking on how to use my laptop running Ubuntu (with its loudspeakers) as "headset" for my Android mobile. For instance: I listen to some music on my mobile and I want to connect my laptop as a ...
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Can I sync Ubuntu One contacts with my Android device?

Am I able to sync contacts from my android device with Ubuntu One or is it only with Ubuntu desktop for now?
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Move Store on U1 Android Music App

On the Samsung Galaxy S2, there is an internal SD storage mounted as /SDCARD, and the external SD is mounted to /SDCARD/usbStore. Is it possible to run the Ubuntu One Music app on ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu One for Android

Just installed Ubuntu One into my SonyEricsson, I run Android 2.2 on that device. The Problem is to log into Ubuntu One, I tried both WiFi and 3g-net. But Ubuntu One only says that "Service ...
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Ubuntu One - Offline Sync Music on Android

What is the easiest/best way to make files available off line (offline cache) - I am on Android 2.3 on HTC Desire.. I have an option saying save to phone but all that happens when I select songs and ...
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Create a random playlist of all music

I want to listen to all my music streaming to my android phone. How do I create a random playlist with all my music (nearly 14 GB worth of tracks) and then play that one the phone? Do I have to use my ...
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Is programming on ARM a good choice? [closed]

I'm looking for a portable, lightweight device to do some programming on. Up to now the natural choice would have been a notebook but with Tegra 3 tablets due in a few weeks the necessary performance ...
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Do all Android phones tether?

Can I pick up any android phone and connect it to my ubuntu laptop via a usb cable and tether to the internet using the data allowance on my phone contract? I already know that my contract allows ...
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unable to login to ubuntu one files with samsung galaxy tab

When I try to log on to the ubuntu one files app on my samsung galaxy tab I get the response org.apache.http.client.httpresponseexception: UNAUTHORIZED I'm trying to log on using my wifi, the app ...
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How to sync folder other than photos in Ubuntu One Files for Android [closed]

My Ubuntu One Files Android app has uploaded all my photos succesfully. I have uploaded a separate file which I also have synced on my Ubuntu PC. Changes made on the PC sync to the cloud but it seems ...
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Why does Ubuntu One android not sync video

I have U1 android client and have auto-upload photos on. So far so good, photos all upoaded to cloud folder...a new photo taken uploads right away. The problem is any phone capable of running android ...
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How to use File Expert to select a file for upload in ubuntu-one on android?

When uploading files in U1 on android File Expert is the first choice that u1 offers me to select the uploaded file and its my first choice too. But it doesn't work. While I can select files I don't ...
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Ubuntu One repeatedly crashes on Android 2.2 (ZTE Blade) [closed]

Whenever my Android goes to sleep and disconnects the wifi to save power and then rewakes and reconnects to wifi, then my ubuntu-one-app is crashing with the following screen (translated from German) ...
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Stream music from Ubuntu One to several phones?

I am about to buy an Android-phone to myself and another one for my son. The "killing application" is this offer form Ubuntu one: "Music Streaming Enjoy your music anywhere and get 20GB of storage for ...
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How can I share my Internet connection through USB?

Is there a way to share an Internet connection from PC (wlan0 interface) with an Android Phone connected through USB (usb0 interface with usb-tethering)? I guess it's possible with squid, but I don't ...
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Where do the files that I download go?

I use the Ubuntu One Files app for Android on my HTC Desire and downloaded one of my files. My questions is this though, where exactly do the files you download go? I can't find the file anywhere on ...
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Can I convert Garmin .img maps to a format that can be displayed on an Android phone?

I would like to be able to use the contour maps that are available at http://www.smc.org.uk/ContourMaps.php on my phone. I read on the QLandcarteGT wiki that this file format is closed. I am a total ...
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Install adb/sdk

I'm trying to install adb/sdk in my droid so that I can root my phone and eventually mess around with a custom ROM. I'm using the instruction here: ...