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Error: unknown type name '__int8_t' [closed]

I am trying to execute the buildall.sh script of python-for-android project.After the command bash buildall.sh I get the following Error: arm-linux-androideabi-gcc -c -DNDEBUG -g -fwrapv -O3 ...
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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 Studio-Classes can not be instantiated

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I've started to delve into app development and I'm following some online tutorials and I've come across this rendering issue. Whenever I select any theme other than ...
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Will Android apps be compatible with the Ubuntu Phone OS?

I have heard that there is some similarity in the code used for both Ubuntu and Android programs, but has there been any mention in all the recent publicity over the forthcoming Ubuntu OS for phones, ...
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installing android sdk in android studio

ok here is the deal, for some reason i couldn't download android studio + android studio bundle, I download them both seperate each other, in install section of android studio there is a part to ...
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Can't launch Android Studio

I have a fresh installation of Android Studio. Keep getting this: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. How to make it ...
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When I attempt to tether my Android (Samsung Galaxy S2) on lubuntu I get “TUNSETIFF: Device or resource busy”

I'm trying to use EasyTether and I've installed all the Android drivers. I read somewhere that you have to use the command "adb kill-server" but it still gives me the same error.
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Problems copying files with MTP from Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to Kubuntu 15.10

I'm having real problems copying files from my phone (Samsung S5 mini) to my laptop (Kubuntu 15.10). I've tried many of the suggestions on other sites, such as udev rules and installing more mtp ...
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Folders on Android Internal Storage show as files via MTP?

I recently bought the new Nexus 5x and Google's official USB Type-C to USB A cable. Weirdly, upon plugging my N5X into my computer for the first time, the file system did not come up as expected. What ...
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Connecting Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / KitKat) phone

I'm using the US Model 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (I747), however, I cannot mount it to my laptop from some reason. I have tried using both FTP and MTP connections, but neither work. What ...
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no permissions fastboot - fastboot and adb not working

I'm trying to unlock my Moto phone using ADB but I when I do a fastboot devices I keep getting no permissions fastboot Even sudo fastboot devices is not helping with sudo I get this sudo: ...
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Any tool available for managing android phone on ubuntu?

I find it's not convenient to manage and back up android phone via its self, such app uninstall, merge contacts, bulk delete messages etc... there are plenty of apps on Windows. is there any candidate ...
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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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Windows android sdk packages in Linux

Can i use the android sdk packages (both the images for emulator and the sdk patform for ICS) in a Ubuntu android sdk directory. This is in effect to the large download size of the packages which i ...
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Complete Installation Guide for Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu

What all needs to be done to install Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu? Each of the steps in the answer was found on some different forum as I encountered obstacles getting started with my Android ...
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ERROR Installation Guide for Android SDK

According to the Complete Installation Guide for Android SDK/ADT Bundle on Ubuntu (already answered in 'askubuntu.com'), I tried to install 'android sdk' and everything was fine up to 4th option (up ...
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How to setup a Android simulator

How can I setup a android simulator in Ubuntu 15.10? Genymotion seems the best way, but is to expensive for me. I tried install the SDK simulator and ended up with some problems and couldn't get it to ...
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Question involving a unique scenario involving: Dual Tethering, Bride Networking, Android/ADB, and HTTP Based Proxies

This is a quite unique scenario that I am currently in. On wednesday I moved and am currently looking for an internet provider. At the current time I'm using usb tethering on my Android Phone through ...
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Installing android studio [duplicate]

When I tried to install android studio on my 14.04 LTS Ubuntu system on opt directory as according to mentioned on by clayton (Ubuntu user) but I could not install it as accordingly. Unpack android ...
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Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to Android's Titanium Backup and TWRP nandroid backup?

Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to Android's Titanium Backup for backing up programs and settings and restoring them upon a new install? Is there a Nandroid backup that can back up an entire image of ...
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Login to computer with Android phone

Is it possible to login or unlock my Ubuntu computer with my android phone over WiFi? I am looking for some functionality like that offered by rohos logon key for windows and osx which unlocks the ...
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Restoring android after ubuntu touch fails

I'm trying to restore android after playing around with ubuntu touch I follow exactly the same steps described the ubuntu's wiki page i.e. Download the factory image corresponding to your device's ...
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AndroidStudio install on Chromebook - crouton-Skript Ubuntu14.04

I bought a Chromebook from Acer with an ARM-Architecture (ARM7 => 32bit, i think) I want to program in Android-Studio. So I downloaded it and tried to install, but it didn't work. The ...
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Ubuntu won't accept files over bluetooth, i have tried changing settings in personal file sharing

When i want to send a file from my nexus 7 (android 6.0) it fails to send the file, and my nexus 7 says the transfer is forbidden by the target device. I can send files, but not receive them. I have ...
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Setting Environment Variables for Android Studio [duplicate]

I am running cordova, so i wanted to install android-sdk. Here is the path Android-Studio Path = /home/apps/android-studio Android- /Android/Sdk Whenever i tried to add via export.. it seems to be ...
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How to connect Android over wifi on a virtual usb?

Nobody knows me here, because I am posting first time. Here is my major problem: After stupidly messing around in factory-mode of my MTK Android phone, I lost both Imei numbers (and all the secret ...
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Moto G not listed by Qt Creator / adb after upgrading to 15.10

I developed happily with my Moto G on Ubuntu 15.04 a while ago. I upgraded to 15.10 and now that I tested it again Qt Creator (official 5.5 SDK) doesn't see the device anymore. Developer mode and ...
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Dovecot crashing Android Mail?

I'm trying to configure Dovecot, it seems to be used a lot and has server side mail filtering which I like. However, all my folders are subfolders of the Inbox which seems to confuse the Android Mail ...
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Creating an application launcher icon for Android Studio

I currently launch android studio by going to /path-to-android-studio/bin and running ./studio.sh and it works fine. However, I want to create a launcher on the Dash and side menu for launching it ...
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How can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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How to install to tablet [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu like desktop version to my xiaomi mi pad?instead of android. Im very interested in. Please ,help me. Thank you
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How to specify vendor id while installing ubuntu touch

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my YU Yuphoria (guided by http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/). When I tried to list devices on fastboot ...
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Some Ubuntu 13.04 applications cannot access files on MTP-mounted systems. Why?

Ubuntu 13.04 comes with MTP support to access files on newer Android devices. My Nexus 10 works OK: after plugging in, I can access the N10 files with Nautilus, and I can copy from and to the device. ...
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Need Help with Android Studios

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install Android Studios on it. I keep getting this Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=350m; support was removed in 8.0 ...
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Can I install Ubuntu touch on any android phone which got 1B RAM and 4GB internal memory? [duplicate]

Currently I'm using Lava IRIS 504q mobile running about 4.2 Jelly Bean... It has got 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage out of which nearly 1GB memory is reserved for apps.... Memory is expandable up to ...
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'Insufficient permissions' error on `adb push` command on 12.04

When I tried to push my apk file into a tablet, I got this error, please help me out. adb server is out of date. killing... * daemon started successfully * error: insufficient permissions for ...
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Android Studio Installation

I got an error while installing Android studio. The following SDK components were not installed: source-23, extra-google-m2repository and platform-tools Retry didn't work, so I canceled and ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: android-studio

Whenever I install a new software or I use update command on the terminal i always get this error message and update is also interrupted. what do i do? I encounter the following error message- ...
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Gradle sync failed: cannot detect java version

Im running ubuntu 14.04.3 I installed android studio using: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/adroid-studio and installed the oracle jdk 8 using: sudo apt-get install ...
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Root HTC One m7 with Ubuntu

Is there a easy way to root HTC One M7(Lolipop) with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I am a beginner with Ubuntu.
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LG Android phone not (always) being recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 as PTP storage device

So I'm trying to write applications in Android Studio using Ubuntu 15.04 and most of the time, it works and I can use my phone to debug my application. However, sometimes, it will randomly fail to ...
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Gennymotion unable to load virtualbox engines

When I start gennymotion this is the error message shown: Unable to load VirtualBox engine. Make sure that it is properly installed before starting Genymotion. For more information, please ...
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Synchronize my music between my PC and the microsd on my Lg L70 ms323

I have a rooted Lg L70 ms323 with android 4.4.2 I want to sync my music in my microsd. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Banshee player sync puts the music on the root of my phone internal memory. I read that ...
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Still cannot mount android phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm sounding like a broken record! I have been trying to mount my Galaxy S3 to 14.04 for months now. I followed suggestions from community members, all to no avail. Now I have a new phone - Galaxy S5. ...
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Can I get access to Ubuntu apps on Ubuntu touch if I allow read write access?

Okay so I'm an impatient bastard who realises he should have waited but purchased the BQ HD5 Ubuntu mobile phone back in June whilst being fully aware it didn't have that many apps available as was ...
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ADB needs root after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I am building Android from source in order to install my company's custom filesystem (Datalight Reliance Nitro). I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 PC as my host device and a Nexus 7 (flo) as my Android ...
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How do I get Android Project Wizard to show up in Eclipse?

I downloaded Eclipse, and I am trying to create an android project in it. There is no android project wizard however, where as the tutorials tell me there should be. What do I need to do to get this ...
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Android Studio disappear after opening a project?

I have Ubuntu 14.4 system and Android studio. Its working good but after some update of jdk and may be system update, now i having problem that whenever i open my android studio, its open android ...
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Application window is not fully visible. Why? Help needed to fit it on screen

When I run Android Studio, the application window is too huge to fit my 15.6 inch laptop screen. As a result I am not able to look at the submit buttons that are at the bottom of the window. Please ...
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Running AndroidStudio on Ubuntu 15.10 crash

Right now I am facing the issue that I cannot develop in AndroidStudio using Ubuntu 15.10, because both openjdk-7 and openjdk-8 cause problems. openjdk-7 issue Running AndroidStudio using env ...