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How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone (reverse-tethering)?

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 follows:...
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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 /SDCARD/usbStore/...
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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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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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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 ...