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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: http://androidadvices.com/how-to-install-set-up-and-...
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User friendly way to access an MTP device (Android 3.0 tablet)

Is there a user friendly way to access a MTP device from Ubuntu such as an Android 3.0 tablet? Thanks.
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Can I sync two Android devices to the same U1 account?

I wish to sync two Android mobiles (my spouse's and mine) and possibly one Android tablet to the same U1 account so we both can enjoy from streaming music. I know it is possible to sync few devices/pc'...
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Is there a “Sync Locally?” option in the Android app of Ubuntu One?

as Ubuntu One under Ubuntu offers the "sync locally" option, I was looking for this very option inside of the Ubuntu One android app, but unfortunately I did not find it. So all my folders are synced ...
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USB Tethering (over USB) with Android 2.2 not working [closed]

It's working with Maverick, but it breaks with Natty. OS detect device, network-manager tries to connect (1), but fails (2): Output of dmesg, lshw, lsusb, lspci, nm-tool, ifconfig and lsmod on ...
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Unable to log-in using Ubuntu One Files with the Android application

I installed the Ubuntu One Files Android app to my phone(Samsung I5800). I have tried to register a number of times however, each time after signing in using my phone's browser I see a "We couldn't ...
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Ubuntu One Files Just Sync'd Once Ever [closed]

gonna try to explain my situation, i installed Ubuntu One Files in my android phone, and it did sync my pictures with no problem at all, i marked it to upload the pics instantly but only on wi-fi so.. ...
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Smart Phone Sync Issue

I am trying to sync podcasts from Banshee to my Android phone (HTC Desire). It seems that about 75% of the time when I plug the phone in ubuntu mounts the disk read only, though the mount command says ...
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Ubuntu One Music App for Android: missing folders

The Android music app doesn't show many of the music folders on Ubuntu One. Both the available and the missing files are inside the same synched parent folder. The files are supported and DRM-free (...
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Where has the Ubuntu One Contacts app for Android gone?

I had problems syncing my Android 2.3.4 device with Ubuntu One Contacts cloud. So I decided to reinstall the Android app. But I can't find the app any more. Where is it? How can I sync the contacts ...
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Cannot download files

Using ubuntu one android with cyanogenmod-7. Whenever I click on a file to download the file the following error message pops up. Error: can't create target directory. Of course the file is never ...
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How do I stop Banshee from automatically starting when I plug in my Android device?

I set Banshee up as the default app to launch when I plug in my Android device, but have changed my mind. I'd prefer that Ubuntu simply mount it as a drive and leave the rest to me. How would I go ...
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Logout from Ubuntu One Android app

How can I logout from the Ubuntu One Files apps on Android ? Is it possible to have a login screen everytime I star the application ? If I lose my phone, someone can just upload or download from my ...
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Fail to plug Samsung Galaxy S2 to Ubuntu 11.04 using USB (with or without debug mode) [closed]

The scenario was working few days ago. I was able to plug my Galaxy S2 to my laptop mount it under Linux Mint 11.04 (Ubuntu), I mean it was fully detected and working. Now, the android device detect ...
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Internet pass-through to Android phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share my computer's internet connection with my Android 2.2.1 through usb? Is there any way to use the "Internet pass-through" feature on Ubuntu? So ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 in download mode breaks lsusb

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. To update it the official way, you need Windows and Samsung Kies (an application that does the updating). The unofficial way lets you do it with a Linux-native application ...
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How to use a network video stream (from an ip webcam) as a webcam

I have a network video stream (mjpeg) from an android phone that acts as an ip webcam and I would like to use it as an actual webcam on my pc (for google talk, skype etc.)
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Where can I find ubuntu one contacts for android?

I'm able to stream my music to my android device but I still can't sync my contacts. It was impossible for me to find ubuntu one contacts in the android market and funambol doesn't seem to work. So ...
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How can I stream music I have in my Ubuntu One account to Subsonic in my Android smartphone?

How can I stream music I have in my Ubuntu One account to Subsonic in my Android smartphone? The Android Subsonic app asks me for: Server address Username Password I want to use my Ubuntu One ...
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Are files synced from mobile app supposed to download to my PC's Ubuntu One folder?

I just installed Ubuntu One files for Android and it uploaded all my pictures and I can see them in the web interface. Can I get this folder to automatically download all the files to my Ubuntu One ...
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No Android item under: Eclipse>Window> Preferences

I have installed the android SDK, but It does not show in windows>preferences. I have re-installed both the SDK and eclipse but the same problem persists I am on Ubuntu 10.4 and Eclipse Helios. Any ...
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Ubuntu One Files for Android will not let me log in

I installed Ubuntu One Files on my Nexus One phone. When I tap Log in on the main screen, the app tries to log in then after a few seconds returns the following message: Log-in failed, please try ...
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Monitor Ubuntu web camera on Android

I want to monitor web camera on Ubuntu to my android. What application can I use? I like iCam but it works ony on windows. Thanks in advance!
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How to make the android notifer desktop indicator appear on the Unity panel? [closed]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? I was using the android-notifier-desktop indicator on my Lucid 32bit installation comfortably, but when I ...
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Sync Music from Banshee via SSH to Android Device

i want to transfer my music to my android device via ssh. I do that wireless because i do not always want to plugin the cable to sync some files. Is there a way banshee can recognize my android device ...
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Is it possible to tether internet between my android phone and a 3G HSPDA router?

I wish to share my 3G connection with a router using my current android phone without having to buy a new sim card or a dongle of some sort. Is this possible? I am able to tether my phone making it a ...
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Is there a way to share my computer's Internet connection with my Android through USB?

Is there a way to share my desktop Internet connection with my Android 2.2.1 using the phone data cable?
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Why can I not see my USB connected Android device over SSH?

I have a computer running Mythbuntu 11.04, and it has Banshee 2.0 installed on it. I also have an Android phone that I use as a music player. I want to get Banshee and Android talking to each other ...
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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. x-ubuntuone-contacts://syncml.one.ubuntu.com/?p=...
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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.." ...