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How to access localhost on my ubuntu laptop from android tablet? [closed]

I'm developing websites and I want to preview the ones from localhost on my Nexus7.
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How do I connect a Nexus 7 to transfer files? [duplicate]

I want to move some files from my PC to Nexus 7. The tablet is connected to my PC's USB port and it is successfully charging. Unfortunately, the PC is not detecting the devices - what I expected is to ...
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Asus TF700t Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot

I want to dual boot my transformer infinity. I like android, but as an IT student it cannot do everything I need homework wise, besides pocket Minecraft sucks. So I want to have my cake and eat it ...
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sd card won't mount when an android phone is connected after 12.10 fresh install

I just upgraded to 12.10 via a fresh install. Mounting my Xperia Neo V in 12.04 worked flawlessly however I just discovered that the sd card can't be detected and mounted in 12.10. How can I solve ...
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will 32 bit Ubuntu will work fine on 64 bit machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: amd64, i386 (32bit / 64bit) - Which version to choose? i am getting some problems in 64 bit Ubuntu..i want to install ia32-libs for Android SDK but it is not installing, i ...
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How to run Android Applications in Eclipse?

my system is Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) and i am having trouble becuase of 64 bit system. on running Android Application i am getting error: Error executing aapt. Please check aapt is present at /...
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Failed to get the adb version

while running sample android project getting this error on eclipse.. project cleaned 2-3 times but still getting error. [2012-10-23 10:39:24 - adb] Failed to get the adb version: Cannot run program "/...
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How to install ia32-lib on 64 Bit System?

I am new on Ubuntu and setting android environment.I googled too much for this problem but nothing is helping !! when I open eclipse and test android sample project I get a error saying "R cannot be ...
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Android SDK PATH Error: doesn´t find home directory

I use Ubuntu 12.10 and I tried to follow this guide Install android sdk and eclipse in Ubuntu 12.04 but I keep getting this error: Error: The AVD manager normally uses the user's profile directory ...
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Ubuntu for Android and Ubuntu TV

Does someone know when the Distros Ubuntu for Android and Ubuntu TV will get final? I think this would be great products and I no more want to wait for them.
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Why is FTP file transfer from Android Phone Slow?

To transfer files from my Android phone to Ubuntu, I use an app that creates a FTP server on the phone. Copying files to Ubuntu 12.04 (same with 12.10) I get up to 260 KB/s. Copying files to Windows ...
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Ubuntu on Android for Samsung Galaxy note 2?

This question is lengthy, I have to warn you. I'm generally a mac user. My setup currently consists of using mac osx and vmware (windows 7) to run one program that isn't compatible with osx or ...
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Virtual Box: Problems using USB Phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can not connect Android SGSII via USB after ICS upgrade I'm not completely sure if this is the right part of stackexchange to ask this question, so if I'm in the wrong ...
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Error while accessing SVN Repository

we are working on one android project in our company using Eclipse as an IDE. one person is works on windows platform while i am using ubuntu for android development. we need to connect same project ...
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How do I sync music to my Sony Walkman (Z Series) using Rhythmbox?

I have recently purchased the new Walkman Z from Sony. I can transfer music by mounting it as a drive, but I would prefer to use Rhythmbox to do so. My other Android devices and MP3 players from the ...
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Android SDK file permission [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: General Rules for dealing with File Permissions I have been trying to access the file for a while now and it says that I don't have the permission to enter the file. ...
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How to create wifihotspot in ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS in my lenovo laptop and have a android ICS device. I want to create a wifi-hotspot in ubuntu, which I can later use for connecting android device. I need this setup for ...
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Sharing internet connection over Bluetooth from Desktop to Android

What I have is these Desktop PC without a wifi adapter Bluetooth dongle Android phone What I want is Sharing the internet connection on Desktop with the phone. Although it has been asked on ...
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Android device connects to my computer, but doesn't play audio over Bluetooth

I turn on Bluetooth on both my devices and open up Music on my Android. I select a song to play, press the menu button, and tap "Via Bluetooth": I tap on my computer in the "Bluetooth Device Picker"...
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Music Manager that can properly see ID3 ratings tags and synchronize with Android

I'm moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, and so far the experience has been a really good one :) However, there is something that I've used to do with Windows 7 that I can't find how to do in Ubuntu: ...
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Can't run Eclipse after installing ADT Plugin

So, I've installed the ADT Plugin, run a HelloWorld, restart my computer and after that the Eclipse can't run. A message appear: "An error has ocurred. See the log file: /home/todi (...)" Here is ...
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How to copy playlist from Banshee to MP3 player?

I have an Android phone which I use as a music player, and I use Banshee to manage the music on my computer. I can copy music fairly easily from Banshee to the phone, I can even copy the music (MP3s) ...
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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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Can't connect to my android's hotspot

I've tried to run Ubuntu from Live CD to check it. Ubuntu recognized my android's hotspot (I use android 2.1 with "Wifi Tethering") but wasn't able to connect to it. It's really a problem for me ...
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Unable to access android 4.0 file folders through usb

When I conect my tablet's usb to the computer like I used to do on Windows I recieve this message: "DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: ...
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jenkins-maven-android when running throwing the error “android-sdk-linux/platforms” is not a directory"

I start setting up the jenkins-maven-android and i'm facing an issue when running the jenkin job. My Machine Details $uname -a Linux development2 3.0.0-12-virtual #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct ...
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Are files uploaded to Ubuntu One a single instance or are changes to that file also uploaded?

If I upload a file to Ubuntu One that I constantly make changes to (ie a password tracking apps' storage file) are the changes to that file automatically tracked/uploaded when I sync from my Android ...
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How to dual-boot Ubuntu and Android on Lenovo s10-3t?

I have a problem with installing Android on Ubuntu. I have already 12.04 installed on Ideapad Lenovo s10-3t but I didn't leave an empty partition for Android. Is it possible to separate it now or do ...
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Ubuntu factor for android

time already come to change my cellphone, so I want to buy one that is fully compatible with Ubuntu for android, so I saw a lot of videos about milestone, Droid razr, and others that support Ubuntu ...
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Connecting Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / KitKat) phone

I'm using the US Model 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (I747), however, I cannot mount it to my laptop from some reason. I have tried using both FTP and MTP connections, but neither work. What ...
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Can I use my Android tablet as a 2nd monitor in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you use an android tablet as a second display? I love Ubuntu 12.04, but would like to use my Samsung Thrive 10.1 in Android Tablet as a second monitor. Is this ...
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Android to 12.04 USB tether not working

I'm trying to USB tether an Android phone (SGS2 LTE) to 12.04 to use its Internet connection. Enabling "USB tethering" on the phone brings up a "wired connection 2" on the network connections menu. I ...
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Can I do Android Development in Ubuntu without Eclipse?

I encountered some issues getting started with Android Development on Ubuntu. Installing the JDK was painful, and the Eclipse GUI is not that intuitive. Despite these setbacks I'm still interested and ...
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Getting MTP to work with a Galaxy tab 2 7.0?

I'm trying to get MTP with the galaxy tab 2 7.0 working on my ubuntu installation. Such that I can access the files. I tried to do what is described here: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/12/how-...
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Problem by installing Java

Yesterday night I was trying to download Java as per instructions given on http://developer.android.com/ .But I messed up somewhere and had to give up the thing. But since morning when ever I try to ...
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install android sdk on kubuntu

I'm trying to follow the instructions for installing the android sdk found here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/adding-packages.html After I've unpackaged and i run the android ...
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Getting files to/from android phone

I am having trouble to access the filesystem on my phone (it's a samsung / google galaxy nexus). It just worked in previous version of Ubuntu, but now it appears empty whether it is mounted with MTP ...
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Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Finger

I´am trying to use this Finger.java for my Android project, But I get this error. $java Finger username@host.com Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Finger Caused by: java.lang....
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Can I replace the Android OS with Ubuntu on the Zeki 7.0" Android Tablet?

I just ordered this tablet from Target, but I would much rather have Ubuntu on it than Android. Is there any way I can remove Android and install Ubuntu with the necessary drivers? It seems like it ...
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I need a wifi Hotspot application [closed]

I need a WiFi hotspot application like Connectify! I have a Samsung Galaxy S II and it doesn't find ad-hoc access point What can I do?
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Stream video from ubuntu server to Android device

I have a ubuntu 12.04 headless server. I got alot of video on the server. Most of it is in x264 in .mkv. I have a samsung nexus phone, and a nexus 7 tablet. Whats my options when it comes to ...
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Can I download Ubuntu for Android to my mobile device?

My question is already in the title. I want to buy a tablet but I want to work with OpenOffice as well. So in combination with a monitor and a dock it would be possible. But can I download Ubuntu for ...
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What is the status of Ubuntu Mobile? Is the project expected to reinitiate in coming years? [duplicate]

With android and Google Play becoming so popular, it would be great to have Ubuntu on mobile devices again. Some archaic references: http://blog.canonical.com/2008/06/24/ubuntu-mid-edition-804-...
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Downsize video for use on Android phone

I've got some 1080p movies on my Ubuntu system, which I'd like to trasfer to my Android phone for when I'm in a situation where I have nothing to do (like an absent teacher at school). My phone screen ...
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Why isn't my Android Emulator booting? [closed]

root@saun-Vostro-3500:/home/saun/Downloads/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools# emulator-arm -avd sampy -partition-size 128 -no-snapshot-load -verbose -cpu-delay 0 -no-boot-anim -debug all -show-kernel ...
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Image won't download in ubuntu one files for android v1.2.3

I did the following: drop an image in my Ubuntu One folder on linux, wait for it to sync, refresh my Ubuntu One Files app on my Android phone, see the image file in the listing. Tap the image file ...
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Transfering files from my HTC to my laptop fails via Bluetooth, Why?

I am trying to send some files from my HTC to my laptop having ubuntu 12.04 through a bluetooth; but while trying to send files i see the following error on my htc device:- This transfer is ...
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How can I prevent Android emulator from crashing my laptop?

I have tried experimenting with a few variables (starting from within/outside Eclipse, different SDK versions, different screen resolutions) and can't find a consistent reason that the Android ...
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Automatic Android video backup on Ubuntu One

How do I get my Android videos to backup automatically? Pictures work great, but I have to do the videos manually.
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Stuck with “Launching new emulator”

I'm a windows user and I decided to use ubuntu 12.04 for developing android apps I googled instruction for installing sdk and jdk.. i follow every steps.. and i've create a test application "Hello ...