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Can I share my internet(lan) through Wifi(adhoc) connection via a laptop?

Is there a way I can share my lan internet connection through my wifi when I has an mesh connection from my android through the Open Garden Wifi Tethering App(A WiFi Tether AP Mesh Client)? Link to: ...
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How to convert .avi video to .mp4(for Motorola Milestone, Android 2.3.4) with Avidemux

I open .avi video with Avidemux and I set Video format to MPEG-4 AVC(under Configure, Bitrate tab I choose "Single Pass - Bitrate (Average)" and Target bitrate to 256 kb/s, under Filters I choose ...
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Ubuntu One Music Playlist doesn't work [closed]

Am I the only one that is not able to make playlists with ubuntu one on android? Everytime i make one, it says network error. I have tried it on wifi and 3g with no luck as well as restarting my ...
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Access to my files on Android

I am thinking of subscribing to Dropbox which is slightly more costly than Ubuntu one but I need access to my files on the go, and I prefer to use my smartphone to my netbook most of the time as I ...
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Why does Banshee recognize my Android on Ubuntu, but not on Mythbuntu?

I have one computer with Ubuntu 11.04, and another computer with Mythbuntu 11.04. Both have Banshee 2.0 installed. Banshee on the computer running Ubuntu automatically detects my Android device when ...
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Ubuntu One message appearing: You do not have permission?

i am trying to sign in to ubuntuone on my droid 2. i keep getting a message that says the following: You do not have permission to open this page. ...
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Ubuntu One for Android and Fedora

I wonder where can I get ubuntu-one for fedora, any suggestions? I want to sync my tablets (Android HoneyComb 3) with movies/pictures/music in my ubuntu-one account, is it possible? (I am not talking ...
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How to transfer files from/to an Android device with ADB via GUI?

Do you know if there is an Ubuntu program (possibly a Nautilus plugin) to transfer files from/to an Android device? What is my mind is a program which does adb push, adb pull, and adb shell ls in the ...
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Is the “HTC Desire (A8181)” Android 2.2 phone supported?

I could not find an entry for HTC Desire in the supported Anrdoid phones so I'm just wondering if all 2.2 devices are supported or if the list is specific to phone and installed software versions etc? ...
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Free Ubuntu One Mobile?

Is there any chance for a free version of Ubuntu One Mobile that might be ad-supported?
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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...
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Problems transferring great amount of data to SD card of Android phone [closed]

I have a HTC Desire rooted with CyanogenMod 7 and a 16GB microSD card. When I copy great amount of data from Ubuntu 10.04 64 bits to this phone via USB, the speed is low (~1'2 MiB/seg) and sometimes ...
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How to install Android SDK? [duplicate]

How to install Android SDK from android-sdk_r10-linux_x86.tgz in Ubuntu 10.10 for using in Eclipse IDE?
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Is it possible for Ubuntu to run android and iphone apps?

both Android and (too some extent) iOS use .deb files. While the phone versions of the apps may be impossible to use, but could the tablet versions be converted? One of the reasons my friend keeps ...
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How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptop's WiFi card?

want to share my Laptops (running Ubuntu 10.10) Broadband with my Android (Galaxy Mini) running 2.2.1. Since Androids currently do not support ad-hoc networks so the "Create new wireless network.." ...
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How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptops WiFi card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptop's WiFi card? I want to share my Laptops (running Ubuntu 10.10) Broadband with my Android (Galaxy Mini) running ...
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Galaxy S not detected, how do I make it work?

Can anyone please provide the necessary steps to connect a Samsung Galaxy S with Ubuntu 10.10 please? I was thinking that perhaps it could detect something, but it doesn't, Anyone succeeded ? Thanks ...
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How do I mount a Motorola Xoom so I can sync music?

How do you mount a Motorola Xoom in Ubuntu to sync your music? I recently purchased one, and unlike my other Android devices, it doesn't seem to want to mount. I tried using a Windows computer to sync ...
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Is a stock tethered internet connection (2.2) shareable between Linux laptops? [closed]

I've been casually working on this for a few months but I'm finally getting frustrated enough to post about it. I was wondering if it was possible to share the tethered internet connection that comes ...
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Rooted Nexus One doesn't show up in Banshee [closed]

I have follow the instructions found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=624240 But my nexus one doesn't show up in Banshee (the mass storage plugin is enabled). Has anyone had ...
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Some MP3s have to be synced multiple times before tags are read properly

I've been having trouble with tags not being read on the first try. Say I rip a CD to MP3, tag it properly (typically both ID3v2.4 and ID3v1.1 tags) with Picard and/or Puddletag, then move it to my ...
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Bluetooth DUN Tethering fails [closed]

I have an HTC Desire HD, with Android Froyo (2.2) and PDANet installed. I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I cannot tether it over Bluetooth either with Network Manager or BlueMan. (note, I installed Blueman ...
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Does the Ubuntu One mobile client have an integrated music store?

I was wondering if the Ubuntu One mobile client for Android has an integrated music store? I installed the client but I do not seem to be able to access the store.
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USB tethered connection via Nexus One not showing on NetworkManager

When plugging my Nexus One (Android 2.3.3) via USB and activating the "USB Tethering" option, I cannot enable the connection via Network Manager, because I just see a gray "Disconnected" option. If I ...
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How do you use an android tablet as a second display?

I've noticed people using a product for Windows and Mac called iDisplay which lets you use your Android or iPad as a secondary display. This seems like a great idea, and something that could be done ...
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How do I correctly group albums in Banshee?

I use Banshee to manage & play my music (most of which came from emusic and CDs). I consistently have problems getting songs from the same album to appear as one album. This is particularly a ...
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Ubuntu One android Contacts app — last sync failed [closed]

On my HTC Desire I pressed "sync all" and at about the 77th contact it just said "last sync failed". Why did it fail? What could the problem be? Thanks.
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Where do I file bugs for the Ubuntu One music client for Android?

I've recently started using the Ubuntu One Music streaming client for Android. From the web page it says that the android app is based on Subsonic. I want to file bugs on the app, mostly feature ...
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Cannot mount Android phone and sync with Banshee

I can't get my LG Optimus One to sync with Banshee. I read somewhere that the root needs to have an empty file called '.is_audio_player'. I did that and it still doesn't mount. I ran dmesg however ...
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Music Library will not load in Ubuntu One Music app for Android [closed]

I keep getting the error message "Didn't understand the response from the server" when I open the music library tab in the Ubuntu One Music app for Android. I can do random play or random albums from ...
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How do I delete all my Ubuntu One contacts?

I want to sync my new cell phone contacts but I want to erase all the contacts that I have in my Ubuntu One account first. I use android 2.2 on my phone, on the application I select just to upload ...
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What IDEs are there for Android development?

I recently bought my first Android phone (HTC Legend). Now I want to develop for it!! :) Is it possible under Ubuntu and what is the best tool? Eclipse or IntelliJ or maybe something else? UPD: It ...
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Eclipse won't let me select a Windows share as Workspace

Environment: Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit), Eclipse Helios 3.6 (64-bit), Android 2.3 SDK + ADT. All works great, but I can only select a workspace that's on the local system. Eclipse won't let me select ...
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What happened to Android Execution Environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Plans to make Android Apps run on Ubuntu abandoned? There was news about Android Execution Environment in 2009 but ...
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How can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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MP3 files cut off in the Ubuntu One Android app

I noticed today on my phone (Droid X running Android 2.2.1) that when streaming the Ubuntu One app would skip to the next song before the previous one had finished. Looking into it, one of the mp3s ...
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Ubuntu One Music app for Android not displaying artwork

I haven't been able to get my album art to display in the android app and have been searching for answers all morning. The artwork is in the tags properly, I've tried both mp3 and ogg to no avail. ...
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Mobile music playback on android phone keeps buffering

I have copied some music to a Ubuntu synced folder on my Karmic machine and I have the Ubuntu One Android app installed on Android 2.2 phone. When listening to music I get frequent breaks whilst the ...
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Plans to make Android Apps run on Ubuntu abandoned?

I remember a longer time ago there was an anouncement that some Ubuntu developers were planing to bring the possibility to Ubuntu to run Android Apps on an Ubuntu and planned to write an environment ...
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Ogg support for Ubuntu Music App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does 'Ubuntu One Mobile' support Ogg Vorbis? I've just paid for Ubuntu Music and downloaded the app for my Android phone, but it appears Ogg Vorbis files are not ...
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My 'Sync Preferences' are not being saved when I disconnect my Android smartphone from Banshee

When I set up my sync preferences for my Android phone, everything works fine and my media is successfully transferred, but when I unplug the phone (after pressing the eject button and being told it ...
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Does 'Ubuntu One Mobile' support Ogg Vorbis?

The standard audio-format for music in Rhythmbox is Ogg. For some reason none of my music encoded as OggVorbis shows up in the Ubuntu One Mobile Music application on my Android phone. The MP3s do show ...
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How can I stream Music from my home machine to mobile devices?

I currently have ubuntu 10.04 (planning on upgrading soon to 10.10) on a server at home with a large music and video collection. I own a blackberry bold 9700 on AT&T and an HTC Desire (Android) ...
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Sync calendar and contacts with Android smartphone

I use Thunderbird with Lighting calendar addon, which stores calendar data in iCalendar format. How can I synchronize this calendar and Thunderbird contacts with Android based smartphone (HTC ...
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Sync notes between Android phone and Ubuntu?

I want a note taking app on my Ubuntu running laptop and an app on my Android phone which can sync with each other, through online means or manually syncing. So far the only thing I've seen is the ...
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Can I run Android apps on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to run Android apps on Ubuntu? And I don't mean inside an emulator, but natively, as you would with any other application installed using the Ubuntu Software Center.
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Do android phones sync with Ubuntu?

Some models only or all models?