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Genymotion virtual device got no IP adress

when I try to run HTC Evo 4.3 (or other devices, it doesn't matter) in Genymotion (2.3.0 x64) (with VirtualBox 4.3.10) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get: The virtual device got no IP address. The VirtualBox ...
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note application that willsync with a android client ubuntu 14.10

hi just installed ubuntu 14.10 and very happy with it got everything setup nicely but disappointed again everpad or nixnote wont work ive tried the following that might have sync function everpad ...
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Installing and running .apk in Android Virtual Emulator

He, I have downloaded Android Development Tool (ADT) and have setuped it. I have also created a virtual emulator. Now I have to run/test/install downloaded .apk file in the emulator but dont know how ...
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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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USB Tether Android 4.4.4 smartphone to acces ubuntu localhost [closed]

Maybe a bit of a weird question. But I've got a spare Moto G about that I would like to use to aid in my responsive webdesign. I want to set my phone next to my other monitors to check out the design ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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How to install Moto drivers for ADB

As stated above, I want to install moto drivers on my laptop thats running ubuntu 14.04. I have adb installed but im not sure how to install my drivers. http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html ...
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Ubuntu for Android [duplicate]

Please tell me how to install Ubuntu on Android Phone. Right now I even don't know which android phones are capable to run Ubuntu?. I'm using "Micromax Canvas HD A116". So I also want to know that is ...
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Install Android OS along with Ubuntu and Windows

I have Dual Boot of Windows and Ubuntu 11.10, I recently learned that it is possible to install Android OS on Laptops, I also learned that in such cases Android uses its own Bootloader, Now what i ...
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Rhythmbox not showing up my Moto X android device on Ubuntu 14.04

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. My Moto X android phone is detected my nautilus. I can copy and write to my device but in Rhythmbox it is not showing up. On my phone only two modes are there ie MTP ...
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Add android-x86-4.4-RC2 to ubuntu grub

I installed android-x86-4.4-RC2 with windows xp and windows 7, after I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now android-x86-4.4-RC2 is not showing up in grub. What should I do to fix this? Thank you! Edited: I ...
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Connect Android device

I've a phone with Android and I use Ubuntu in my PC. The thing is that I can connect my phone through USB and Ubuntu can read it, I mean, I can see the files and stuff, but that's it. I can't ...
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Can Ubuntu be install on android device?

I am using android phone but i love Ubuntu, to use Ubuntu on desktop pc but now I want to use on my phone. So if it can be installed on phone, then can some provide the steps or web link of tuts to ...
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Can't create Virtual Android Device in Ubuntu. Fatal error detected by JRE

I installed Eclipse and OpenJDK java 7. Ran the command android avd in terminal and then specified the specs for my virtual android device. Upon clicking 'OK' button. This is what it showed.! ...
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Running Android apps on Ubuntu wifi created over LAN

I have created access point in Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I am accessing wifi created on my Android phone. I can browse internet on my phone using Google Chrome browser but not able to run apps ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.0.4 in android device [duplicate]

Hey i want to root my android device to ubuntu but I'm not getting the link for downloading ubuntu 14.0.4 OS for android device.
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ADT plugin Error says Location of the android sdk has not been set up in the preferences

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded Eclipse Luna (4.4.1) and installed Android ADT plugin using this link https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ I'm getting error as 'Location of the ...
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How Can I Install Ubuntu In mY Android Mobile [duplicate]

I have Moto E comes with android 4.4 i want to install ubuntu but how can i do that please tell guide me that how to check compatiblity and how can i install ubuntu os
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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Ubuntu suddenly mounts the android phone and phone gets switched off?

Im using Ubuntu 14 LTS version and my android handset is having andriod 2.3 something (Gingerbread). Everytime I connect my phone to the laptop using the usb cable to charge, it connects..and ...
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Android phone does not appear in lsusb after entering “downloading” mode!

I've been trying to use Heimdall to install custom ROMs on my Samsung Galaxy GT-i8190 (Galaxy S3 Mini), but running sudo heimdall detect Gives ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode ...
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While intalling ubuntu on nexus 10 recovery ROM boots back into android not Ubuntu

He guys, I just went through all the steps at http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ to install ubuntu on my Nexus 10 tablet. After selecting the channel ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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Android connected via USB gives inconsistent ID

I have an LG Android phone. When I connect it to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable, it shows up, as it should, with lsusb. But the ID code is inconsistent: if I shut the Android off and restart it, ...
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android studio not launching

I have downloaded the zip and extracted it to a file and I have eclipse, but everytime i try launching android studio an error pops up saying, Failed to execute child process ...
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Android device detected by mtp-detect but not by adb

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and connecting it via USB to an LG P705 Android device. A short time ago the adb devices command listed it -- but something happened and now that command now gives only an ...
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android USB debugging disappeared and not working anymore

I was working on my project using my own device ( LG Optimus G E975 , android 4.4.2) on ubuntu 12.04, and everything was going fine, eclipse could detect the device and I could easily debug on device. ...
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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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Game engine for android game development in ubuutu

I want to create a game for android, more specifically a RPG, but i don't know how to start to develop this in ubuntu. I want to know what game engines for android are available in ubuntu. Waiting ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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Eclipse-Can't open in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded eclipse from here. And tried to open as shown here . But when I double click or try to open the eclipse using command, ./eclipse It shows the following error. How to resolve this? I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Andorid virtual device: Android virtual device not starting up

Note: Earlier I had asked this question on stackoverflow , but got no responses, hence reposting it here. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (x86-64 version) and recently downloaded the adt bundle ...
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Why MTP mounted files belong to root?

Xubuntu Saucy and an Android device running Kitkat. I connect it to my computer and it is mounted as MTP but the files on it belong to root so I can't modify them. Why is this and how can I change it? ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Ubuntu touch - remote access to device

in our company we developed an android app installed on nexus 7 tablets and on tablet we release to several customers. This app stays in foreground active 24/7 but we have problems in monitoring the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable

I had this same problem when previously using ubuntu 13.10, among other issues with my Windows dual boot. So I wiped the hard drive, re-installed ubuntu stand alone, and I still get the same dang ...
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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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Netbeans - Android Emulator not work

I have a doubt: When try to run the android emulator, the terminal show a message: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] ...
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localhost vs hostname

I am confused with localhost(127.0.0.1) and hostname(127.0.1.1) ,when I try for $ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 JAZZ and in case of ifconfig also I got about localhost(lo:local ...
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Task app for ubuntu and smartphone

I have learned from forum about few very nice task programs like nitro task, tasque or wonderlist. However non of these have features which I'm looking for: Tasks and reminders Repeat reminders in ...
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Building reverse engineered project

I learn development for android, I would like to see how certain application is built, I also would like to adjust its UI controls positions for sole use. So, I decompiled the application and try to ...
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Asus Transformer Pad TF103C ubuntu android dual boot? [closed]

Has anybody got the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C running with Ubuntu and Android via dual boot? Any pointers to website explaining the current investigations?
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Ubuntu can't see my Android phone!

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, and trying to connect my Samsung galaxy Gio (Model # GT-S5660M) with Android 2.3.4 (GINGERBREAD_MR1). When I plug my phone in,via USB, it will charge, however Ubuntu will not ...
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I cant connect my jelly bean android phone to ubuntu 12.04!

I have tried out some methods explained in previous posts about the same but it is not working. I have used following commands. sudo apt-get install mtpfs sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Error getting file: -6: Not Supported [Ubuntu 14.04 & LG G3]

I'm trying to transfer a folder of files from my LG G3 to my laptop and each attempt has lead me to this error: I've just unlocked the LG G3's bootloader using BUMP! and I made a backup within TWRP ...
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Android Device Manager doesnt show emulated device on Ubunut 12.04

in the android AVD Manager(eclipse or android studio, doesnt matter) i can create a device, but when i want to start it, the AVD manager loads and nothing happen. Did anybody know what could be the ...
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Create socket on local computer to access device shell via adb

I'm writing an application and one of the things i'm trying to do is give the users access to the devices shell(via adb -s DEVICE_NAME shell) but over telnet/ssh. meaning, is there any way to create a ...