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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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Boot .efi files from GRUB2

I've bought a Sony VAIO with UEFI booting and came with Windows 8 preinstalled. I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 (triple-boot) and fixed the UEFI boot so GRUB2 is loading. I was ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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How to setup selendroid in ubuntu 14.04? Cannot execute selendroid script. ANDROID_HOME not found error shown in eclipse console

I'm trying to set up selendroid in ubuntu for mobile app testing purposes. First I installed JAVA from ubuntu software center. Then I installed android SDK and I've set path in .bashrc as follows: ...
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Nexus 5 won't share internet connection anymore

I used Nexus 5 to share Internet connection to my laptop via USB. It worked well but suddenly on one day it stopped shared the connection, and it has never shared the connection since then. How can I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Galaxy Note 4

I have a Sprint Galaxy Note 4 that constantly reboots. My local Sprint store says it is a known issue with the hardware being incompatible with the latest version of Android that they rolled out. ...
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Why am I getting Error: need a single repository as argument for sudo add-apt-repository ppa: paolorotolo / android-studio

I am executing the following command as per the instructions in the link. sudo add-apt-repository ppa: paolorotolo / android-studio I am getting the error - Error: need a single repository as ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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When trying to run Android Studio sh file, chmod +x and checkbox just instantly fails (as root too)

I want to run the new Android Studio IDE just released at Google I/O 2013, and when I try to execute studio.sh, it opens it in a text editor. If I enable running as application in properties, it ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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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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Dual boot Android/Ubuntu Touch - from sdcard?

I have an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition, and also an Android phone. As an experiment, I would like to make both of these dual boot both Ubuntu Touch and Android, and I've already found this: https://...
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Help installing Ubuntu on a computer without OS, and no access to alternative computer.

I recently wrecked my computer trying to reinstall win10. I am now stuck with a computer without OS, and no way to make an iso. I have a p9000 running Marshmallow 6.0, unrooted. Do I have any ...
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lsusb doesn't list my android device

Three days I'm striggling with this problem. lsusb isn't detecting my ASUS Fonepad 7, but detects my Lumia, which is a Windows Phone device. I tried plugging my sister's phone, my dad's phone, which ...
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Is there a Wine equivalent for Android apps?

As Android is gaining more and more users every day (and Windows losing some), i consider reasonably fair for me to ask: Is there ANY Wine equivalent for Android apps? I'm not asking for native linux ...
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Replace Android/Remix OS (Remix Mini PC) with Ubuntu via USB Boot

I just bought a new Remix Mini PC that I had planned on hacking and installing Ubuntu 16.xx (or the whatever the latest stable version is). It works just like any other Android except it has two USB ...
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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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Android Studio permission

I moved the directory with Android/Sdk from /home/user/Adroid/Sdk to /media/victor/*DiskName*/Dir/Android/Sdk. This is a file from Windows 8. When I run a project in Android Studio I get an error: 1:...
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How to install libQtGui.so.4 32bit on 64bit ubuntu

I am trying to compile the android tree on Ubuntu 64bit 12.04; The build fails on an error of missing shared library libQtGui.so.4; Check /usr/ lib files i found that: /usr/lib/ or /usr/lib32 doesn't ...
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Android kernel must load after booting in virtual box (lubuntu 16.04)

I dont know GNU GRUB version 0.9.7 after create fake sd card. I dont know.Formate in extr3 and after after installation I had no problem. will not let me download music, games, video if it is not ...
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Android Emulator cant start without internet connection

Hey guys I've just installed Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I have all the needed Sdks and other accessories I think needs to be installed. I can run the emulator whenever I've an Internet ...
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how upgrade jdk?

I need upgrade my jdk to the newest one. Case in that, i have downloaded new Android Studio 2.1 and get such issue if i go according to the link, i realize that my jdk version not compatible ...
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No internet Ubuntu 13.4 on Android

I fail to set up my Virtual Network Computing for Ubuntu running on android device. I have command line but I have no internet access despite wireless interface is connected. apt-get update ...
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Livesuit and SP Flashtool

When using Livesuit and SP Flashtool on Ubuntu 15.10 64bit I am facing an issue when connecting USB device: The device connects for a while and immediately disconnects. Dmesg output: [ 8122.616522] ...
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Install Mobizen share android screen on PC

How can Install Mobizen on ubuntu? I wanna share an android screen to PC . I using Mobizen but It just supports window, so I try to set up by wine but it not working. plz, help me. Thanks?
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Missing tools.jar (Android Studio)

The command $ ~/android-studio/bin/studio.sh says 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I have searched for the solution ...
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Why can't I get Android Studio from umake anymore?

I have used ubuntu-make aka umake to install Android Studio and setup the full Android SDK. But since I have upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Kubuntu to be precise) I am not able to install Android stack ...
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Cast audio/video from Android to Ubuntu Laptop

If it helps, I do have a 1st gen Chromecast device and an HDMI port on my laptop. I'm mainly interested in doing this because generally I leave the laptop on the desk, wired to the speakers. So I'd ...
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Genymotion Android 6.0 API 23 Problem on Ubuntu 16.04

Genymotion Android 6.0 API 23 Problem on Ubuntu 16.04. I have installed Genymotion 2.6.0 and have added a virtual device with Android 6.0. I am unable to install Google Apps inside the same. It says "...
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How do you share Internet from an Android tablet to a laptop/pc with bluetooth?

My tablet offers me the option to share internet via bluetooth, which is interesting because the laptop has no ethernet cable socket, and wireless stopped working after an upgrade, and sharing with ...
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How to run a program at startup Raspberry Pi

I have a problem with running a script with python at startup. Actually, I managed to start it at boot but the program does not work as I wanted. In this code, I try to start the script that gives me ...
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Connecting to android hotspot

I have an internet hotspot on my android phone that I want to connect to using my laptop running ubuntu. Ubuntu sees the network, and I can connect to it; I get the "connected to" message and it ...
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where to add “export IBUS_ENABLE_SYNC_MODE=1”

I don't know in which file I should add that line of code in order to fix input issues since my iBus is prior to 1.5.11 see: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-78860
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Why building of gradle can't be finished?

I have everything updated to latest versions. I checked JDK - it works, I have installed these packages: lib32z1 lib32ncurses5-dev lib32stdc++6 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 zlib1g:i386. When I ...
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Experiencing setup issues on Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

The bottom 1 cm or so of my Nexus 4 (mako) device is damaged and hence it does not recognize any touch input. After installation of Ubuntu touch on it, it requires me to go through the 'intro' and one ...
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How to roll back Genymotion to when it worked?

Alright, so I've read around, didn't bother collecting links, but I know I read it. Basically, the dev team at Genymotion said (paraphrase) 'the new release doesn't work, and has caused many people to ...
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Make and receive calls on Ubuntu using an external android phone

Is there any way that I could use my old Android device by connecting it via USB or even using the wireless LAN and make/receive calls and traditional text messages (SMS) on my laptop running Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 16.04 ubuntu-make android error: a default framework for category Android was requested where there is none [closed]

I try to install Android Studio 2.0 in Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 2 using ubuntu-make as described in the wiki manual and the video. fieldmarshal@fmcomp:~$ umake android ERROR: A default framework for ...
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Is there any way to use Android Studio in Ubuntu? If so, then how?

I'm new in Ubuntu. I used to work in Android Studio to develop apps. I tried to install Android Studio, but when I went to their website, all they offered me a .zip file. I unzipped that. But I don'...
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Ubuntu freezes after Android MTP connected

I have a new issue with my Ubuntu: when I connect my Android phone as an MTP (Galaxy S5) to my laptop, Ubuntu says that it cannot not mount Android MTP then it freezes and nothing works even Alt+F2. ...
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Is there any way to add more spaces to Ubuntu Drive (where the home is)?

I've recently moved from windows to Ubuntu. I was learning Android App Developing with Android Studio. I, stupidly enough, gave my Ubuntu partition only 20GiB. But Android Studio takes a huge amount ...
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Folder issues in 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04 I havent been able to click and drag folders,files, pictures,etc to my iphone or android device when connected through my usb device. Whenever I try to click and drag into my ...
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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 (studio.sh)...
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Failed to create SD card (& in AVD Folder)

Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS My Machine Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series I am following the following article for installing Android Application Development Enviornment [Target Super Newbies; IDE Eclipse] ...
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Play Music stored on ubuntu via Android device

I have a music collection of mp3 files stored on my ubuntu machine which I use primarily as a media laptop. I have a 1tb hard drive so for all practical purposes I have tons of disk space for this ...
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Tether mobile phone to laptop using Bluetooth

(I'm not sure if this is an Ubuntu or an Android question - feel free to move it!) Is it possible to connect my Android Jelly Bean phone to my laptop using bluetooth so that the telephone can use the ...
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Errors while compile a kernel for an android device

I hope you have a nice day, I'm new with this, just searched and searched about my situation but no answer, about 40 thread here and here no one helped me, so I am feeling shy to ask you this ...
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Unlock ubuntu pc using my phone's fingerprint scanner

My ideal app is something like MacID (http://macid.co/) but one that works with either iPhone or Android to unlock my ubuntu pc.. This offers some ways but they are limited to BT for linux. I want ...