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How to access hostspot in mobile phone?

Is it possible to access hotspot in mobile phone or not? After I start Hotspot from my laptop,the hotspot id is shown in the mobile while I refresh for the available wifi's but it never gets ...
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Remote Control Ubuntu from Android

This is not really an urgent question but I just want to know if anything like this exists. I currently have an app for my Android phone called PhonyMyPC and it allows me to control Windows (7) from ...
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Mobile USB internet connection

As I stated here, my computer seems unable to set an hotspot for wifi connection, so I'm looking for something else in order to connect my smartphone (android) to internet through my computer. For ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch for the UMI Hammer?

UMI Hammer: It's an unsupported phone, and it's really frustrating that it comes with Android 4.4.4 on it, and the bootloader is in Chinese, and I can search and search to no avail... ADB and Fastboot ...
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Sharing files between ubuntu 15.04 and android smartphone via wifi

I have ubuntu installed in my laptop and an android phone...is there any app like ShareIt , Superbeam , Xender (These softwares are used to transfer files via wifi between windows pc and android) ...
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Failed to find version-tag string

BUILD FAILED /home/vmuser/android-sdk-linux/tools/ant/build.xml:649: The following error occurred while executing this line: /home/vmuser/android-sdk-linux/tools/ant/build.xml:694: Execute failed: ...
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Detecting memory leak with libc_malloc_debug_leak.so for specific processes

In Android, for detecting memory leak I am using libc_malloc_debug_leak.so. But as soon as I do that it starts tracking memory operation details for all processes which makes the device very slow. Is ...
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How to get Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I guess I have a two part question. I've looked over the guide on how to set up a build environment and even tried doing some of those steps, every route failure. Why can't I just use someone else's ...
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How to install UbuntuTouch on a HP Slate 7 tablet [duplicate]

I've seriously been looking everywhere to find a way to change android 4.1.1 for the really cool looking UbuntuTouch. I tried a lot of things that might have worked but the main problem is that I have ...
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Run Android Studio after installation (and other programs)

I'm a brand new Linux Ubuntu user and I'm already struggling installing a program, lol :( So, I downloaded Android Studio from the official website, started the installer with the terminal ...
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ANDROID_HOME is not set and “android” command not in your PATH

this is the error i got when i try to build ionic android app on ubuntu 14.4 i did every thing to fix this problem but nothing work for me this is the error i got [Error: ANDROID_HOME is not set ...
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How do I flash Ubuntu touch to samsung s4?

I would like to know an easy and or fool-proof method I am at stock android and have just enabled developer tools so what now? Also I am using ubuntu 15.04 as my desktop
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I want to send audio via bluetooth to an android phone - kubuntu 14.04

There are a number of items that I found during the search, like: Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth? There is an answer with +100, stating that ...
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can't install tablet driver

so I've been trying to run the binary from http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/ to try and draw some stuff for fun. but it won't run, chmod a+x (following these instructions) didn't do anything, ...
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Mouiting OnePlus One phone on Ubuntu

I got this new android phone, no sd card, that uses MTP protocol, I am trying to get the fs mounted on Ubuntu 14.04 but looks like something is missing. When I run $ mtp-detect Device 0 (VID=05c6 ...
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How do I cast my Android screen to my Ubuntu HTPC?

I have an Android phone running 5.0 (CM12) that has "cast screen" on the quick settings page, but no devices are listed. I dont own a Chromecast, but I have an Ubuntu HTPC running 14.04 and Kodi. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't move files from phone storage to computer

I have a HTC One m8, and when I plug it in it shows up in Files as "Android Phone". It shows my internal storage automatically, and at the top it says "Contains digital photos Shotwell". But the issue ...
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can't connect to windows 8.1 shared folder

I have a ntfs 1TB drive shared on my windows 8.1 computer, I use my microsoft user id & pass to access it (as shown in the android ES explorer screenshot). I could also connect using the same ...
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Need drivers for lg ls720 FOR UBUNTU

I'm looking for the USB drivers for my LG Optimus F3 (LS720) that are compatible with Ubuntu, Linux, Gnome... anything but the .exe files I can get from the manufacturer. I have googled till my ...
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How do I mount my Android phone?

I'm puzzled because my phone used to just appear when I plugged it in. It doesn't anymore and The development options are definitely set to allow USB debugging. The phone is charging via USB but ...
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Android Studio: Rendering Library more recent than version of Android Studio

I am trying to browse a pre-made program and while i can access some parts of it such as the stored pictures in the resource folder i cannot see the .xml because my rendering library is more recent ...
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Unable to complete Android Studio installation in Ubuntu 14.10

The installation wizard of Android Studio is unable to complete the installation process. It gives error message: The following SDK component was not installed: extra-google-m2repository (Screen-shot: ...
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How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu? [closed]

Both my Ubuntu and Android phone are using the same Wi-Fi. How can I transfer files between the phone and the PC? Is there any way to mount the Android file system? I don't want to use the USB cable. ...
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Galaxy s4 usb debugging

I want use my galaxy s4 for debbuging but it not connected to kubuntu 14.04 I enable usb debugging on developer options , but nothing happoens. Try plug and unplug. I try with other phones galaxy s5 ...
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Moto G not charging when connected via usb

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet). When I connect my phone to the computer via the usb cable I cannot get the phone to charge. I could do data transfer and access the internal storage but just ...
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Android device mounted as gphoto2 rather than mtp

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 fully updated (apt-get dist-upgrade). On one my android phone mounts in Nautilus automatically using an mtp:// location, which works fairly well. On the other ...
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sharing a PC's internet connection to connect HTC One M8 device to the internet

I've HTC One M8 and in the settings there is an option called:"share a computer's network connection with this phone" any one who use HTC One M8 can reach it by going to: Settings WIRELESS ...
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ubuntu touch dual boot, cannot upgrade android

My nexus 4, android/ ubuntu-touch dual boot, is running normally. An update via OTA notification appeared. I followed steps to have upgrades as the How can I do an Android upgrade with dual boot ...
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How to run an Android emulator in Ubuntu 13.04

Is there any way of doing this in 13.04? If so, can you also provide a step-by-step instruction on how to do it ?
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“adb devices” command wont detect my 4.4 android phone [closed]

I've been having a issue trying to get the adb devices command to pick up my LG TRANSPYRE™ (VS810PP) phone. Keep in mind the command does in fact work. So it's not an issue with adb, more so the ...
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Recover accidently deleted eclipse ini File

I accidentaly switched my Eclipse ini file with an android Eclipse ini file. I did not create a backup of the old ini file, so that option is out of the door. I don't know where to get a working one, ...
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Sync Android with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having a lot of trouble syncing my device (Motorola XT1080) with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried different ways of altering MTP options (here, here, and here) but nothing seems to work. The ...
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How to install Ubuntu on MK809II?

I have a TV dongle. Its Vendor is Rockchip. Its model is MK809II. It has Android OS 4.2.2 preloaded. But I am more suitable with Ubuntu. So I want to change the operating system. But I searched the ...
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Error “Cannot utime: Operation not supported” when restoring a tar archive on an android device

I replaced the MicroSD card in my mobile (Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini running CyanogenMod 11 with encryption) with a bigger one. Before I pulled the old one out I backed up its content into a tar file: ...
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Android Studio fails downloading SDK Components

I installed android studio using ubuntu-make like umake android after starting android studio, it asks some questions and then starts downloading SDK components, but it never finishes that ...
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Install Ubuntu dualboot with android 4.1 on any tablet [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu dualboot with android 4.1 or 4.2 on ASUS MEMO pad 8 ?
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What is my problem in VIM?

I am adding to PATH in VIM in terminal but I'm getting an error. I followed this guy's instructions carefully and even though he didnt get the error i did. I was following Android Development for ...
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Are there any applications to manage SMS messaging on an Android from Ubuntu?

I have an Android phone because I'm awesome. I would like to be more awesome though. I would like to be able to send and receive text messages (SMS/MMS/etc) from my desktop when I'm near it, mainly ...
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Do I have all the security benefits of Ubuntu if I install it on an android tablet?

Background: I will go traveling and need a small computer to check things, do banking, book flights and write. I want Ubuntu on it to have a secure, save and stable environment (as I have it on my ...
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How to control remotely my Android?

I had a Windows OS earlier and could use TeamViewer to connect to my Samsung phone and execute actions. However that was not only very slow but also very slow in response. Is there any other way to ...
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How to add device sources to the repositories?

I just tried to build Android from source code, using this guide: http://xda-university.com/as-a-developer/getting-started-building-android-from-source The problem is there: Once you have obtained ...
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Android Studio AVD's Not launching HELP

I'm doing a school project using Android Studio and I can't seem to get my AVD to launch. I'm using the school's 32bit Linux computers. I'm running into this error when I try to launch an AVD. ...
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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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I can't connect to Virtual Ubuntu Server from smartphone

I'm developing a web app for my degree. Due to security reason I installed Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation and, with IP that I found thanks to ifconfig command I can reach the app from desktop ...
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How to Update or Re-Install new version ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, untill today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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Will Ubuntu work on my Amazon Fire Phone?

It seems to fit the hardware requirements and there are plenty of guides on how to install on an Android, but I wanted to learn as much as I can before rooting my phone and possibly installing it. ...
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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Installing Android SDK on Ubuntu (12.04 or above) 64 bit without ia32-libs

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After following the official steps to install Android SDK and ADT bundle on a Linux machine, I wasn't able to run the SDK as some of the binaries in it needed 32 bit ...
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Does Andriod Development obviate 32 - bit Linux

Recently I encountered the following error while trying to emulate android using cordova: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator ...
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how can i fix "errors were encounterd while processing: mmodemanager whoopsie

I am using an Ubuntu 13.10 image on my android and I cant seem to install the Ubuntu gnome desktop. Device information: - Sony Xperia S (LT26I - Arm-V7 - Snapdragon S3 1.83ghz - Adreno 220 GPU - ...