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Share the Internet connestion over Bluetooth (Ubuntu Gnome)

I wanted to create a Wi-Fi hotspot, to share my Internet connection to an android tablet, but that seems to be impossible, as the connection disconnects when I activate the hotspot. Therefore I would ...
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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How to receive texts in Ubuntu desktop

I would like to receive and send texts on Ubuntu desktop. I would be preferable to receive them via pidgin, and also when my phone is not present. I do not have bluetooth. It is a google voice ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 10 (Manta) Using Ubuntu 14.04

fastboot oem unlock results in the tablet displaying the green Android robot lying and message saying the device is already unlocked. My presumption is that Android OS is no longer in the tablet. ...
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Alcatel one touch not found in ADB

I'm trying to connect my alcatel one touch to my PC over USB for use with android studio. adb usb outputs error: device not found adb devices doesn't output any device name : List of devices ...
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Ubuntu Phone - How to install Ubuntu in iBall Smart phones [duplicate]

The Specification of iBAll Andi 4.5h Smart phone is given below. BB Chip: MT 6577 Ms Board :iBall Modem Ver: MAUI.11.AMD.W12. 22.SP.V15.P4,2013/03/15 19.57 Uboot Ver: 2010.06 Kernel Ver: 3.4.0 (build ...
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How do I use the microphone and speaker of my phone as native ubuntu devices?

The Google Voice 'trick' I was using on my Nexus 4 recently became unavailable. Due to poor reception and no landline I could do with getting Google Voice working somehow. Hence... I would like to ...
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Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I have problem flashing my galaxy core SYSTEM with Heimdall using system.img.ext4 ~/Desktop/lll$ sudo heimdall flash --SYSTEM system.img.ext4 Heimdall v1.4.0 Copyright (c) 2010-2013, ...
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Can I put Ubuntu on my Android Incredible 2? [duplicate]

I was sifting through some material online, and I seen one video, and it looked like somebody pulled if off, I will admit I'm new to doing this sort of things to phones, and also if you can make it ...
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Strange USB (phone) behavior

I have 12.04LTS on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and it behaves very strangely when I plug my Samsung Galaxy SII phone into it. When I connect the phone, I get three dialog boxes, one says "Unable to mount ...
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Colour Depth with AndroVM and VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I am running a VirtualBox with AndroVM and am feeling a bit out of my depth. It seems that the virtual screen is running at 16bit rather than 32bit. All the searching I have done points to Guest ...
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How to set the JDK for Android Studio?

I can't compile a default new project for Android 2.1 because(?) the JDK used by Android Studio is JDK 1.7 but it should be JDK 1.6. To change it I go to File -> Project Structure and try to find the ...
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enabling ccache in ubuntu for android development

http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html#choosing-a-branch following the instruction, I installed ccache and edited .bashrc with export USE_CCACHE=1 but when I start a build, and typed ...
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I can't run FlashTool on ubuntu-gnome 14.04

I try to run Flashtool 0.9.16 on ubuntu-gnome 14.04 but if I run as Root then it return this error gelasak@gelasak-GA-MA785GT-UD3H:~/FlashTool$ sudo ./FlashTool Running as root. JAVA_HOME not set. ...
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I don't know how to navigate genymotion in the terminal

i have downloaded the genymotion-2.2.0_x86.bin but dont know how to go by it.please help. when i run the chmod +x command line it tells me "no command found" and that no genymotion directory found
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Unable to access “BCM21553 Thunderbird and Unable to open MTP device '[usb:001,004]' when connecting SamsungY Android device

see same problem under previous post: ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable any help would greatly appreciated! ~ loco
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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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First time using Ubuntu, a few questions

So my gf's dell inspiron 1545 has had a pirated copy of windows 7 ultimate since we got it (from her mom and we think her step dad put the pirated copy on it) She's sick of having an illegal copy and ...
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Android device manager for ubuntu [closed]

I have recently switched to ubuntu from windows and I was looking forward to get any android device managing app for Ubuntu. I have an android tablet [celkon ct2] which has preinstalled mobogenie I ...
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Comprehensive guide to setup android sdk with eclipse on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

I have shifted to Ubuntu only few weeks ago and after setting up Ubuntu my first step was to setup Eclipse for android development. I do not have any knowledge of Linux. I have searched on google and ...
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Bluetooth earphones Jabra Rox Wireless not recognized under Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to connect my bluetooth (4.0) earphones (Jabra Rox Wireless) with my Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. If I activate bluetooth, set it to visible and start pairing mode on the ...
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Boot problems after installing package `android`. How do I fix it?

I was thinking to play with my android phone through usb, so I did an apt-get install android* on my laptop. This this broke my boot. I can not boot it normally, but if I go into recovery and then ...
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how to fix Build_one :function error?

I'm trying to separate audio and video from video file. After searching on the internet I came to know it can be done using FFMPEG. Now I need to build FFMPEG library file for my Android application ...
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ZTE Blade III Pro - Android Phone

I have ZTE BLADE III PRO android smartphone, with 1.2 GHz dual core processor and android 4.1.2 OS, but I want to try Ubuntu Touch, can anybody tell me is it possible to install Ubuntu on this phone ...
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Problems detecting android tablet IView 788TPC with mtp-tools

I installed mtp-tools on 14.04 "Trusty" through Software Center. No problems with install. Issuing `mtp-detect' results in 'Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.libmtp version: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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Can I have android on the phone but Ubuntu on the computer when it is plugged in?

Is it possible to have the Android OS on your phone but when it is plugged into a computer the computer will run Ubuntu? Also, does it support OS X?
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Ubuntu is not detecting my android device

I am new to android. I have just downloaded and installed android sdk. Now when I run the application from eclipse, my device is not getting detected. I have googled and was brought up with this as ...
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Can install Ubuntu for all android tablets ,I have prestigio duo [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on my tablet, Prestigo Duo?
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Creating wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to create a wifi hotspot that other computers and phones can connect to internet. I used links below to achieve but both did not work ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2165035 ...
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problem whith my phone and my Ubuntu PC

I have Ubuntu on my pc and Also I have an Alcatel ot 908. My USB port on my phone is broken (!!!). When I had MS.Windows I used to use A program named Android manager, but it used wifi. Now that I ...
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Connecting Android Device To Remote Machine Using USb

I have an android device which I have connected to my desktop running linux using USB. I am accessing a remote machine using my desktop which is also running linux. I want to run some command on my ...
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USB Tether keeps repeating 'Checking phone status…'

I am attempting to use the wireless capability of my Asus Memo Pad HD 7 ME173x tablet as an access point for my Ubuntu PC over USB. I installed USB Tether on both my tablet and my computer. I activate ...
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ADT Bundle's Menus Does Not Open on 13.10

I download Android Bundle 64bit to my 64bit Ubuntu 13.10. Installation was correct. Bundle opens properly but when I try to use top menus of Eclipse they don't open. How I can solve this problem?
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Locked Andriod Jelly Bean 4.2

I spoke to a sales rep about a Google nexus 10 and he said that the current OS (Andriod Jelly Bean 4.2) was 'locked' and could not be upgraded. He said that the nexus 7, just as the 10 started out ...
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Android mobile wiping softwares for ubuntu

are there any applications that can be used to wipe away and factory reset an android china tablet i have tried this one but this looks to be made only for windows ...
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Android Eclipse In Ubuntu

I am having an Error When Launching Eclipse For Android Developmet. error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Pleae Help me to ...
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How do I transfer large files from my phone to my computer? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a 6.7 GB file onto my Samsung Galaxy S3. I want transfer it to my computer but I get this error: libmtp error: Could not get file from device. This is the only time it has ever ...
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SH file, direct access [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and I've just installed Android studio (it was a .sh file along with a bunch of other files and folders) I went and did ./studio.sh (as the readme stated) and it worked. However, ...
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Is Ubuntu Missing The Shared WiFi Connection That Kubuntu Comes Preinstalled With?

I just started using Linux a couple of months ago. I started with Lubuntu and later switched to Kubuntu, which seemed nice and all except for its constant slowness. But on Kubuntu, i was able to share ...
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Nexus 10 Problem restoring Android

new Nexus 10. Tried Ubuntu-Touch over the weekend and now trying to restore Android, but it appears to be hanging at the "sending 'system'" stage. What am I doing wrong? Here is the dump: ...
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difficulty transferring file to android phone

When I first connect my android phone, it gives me the open to open a folder, but I closed it and how I can't find it. Disconnecting and reconnecting my phone doesn't give me the a chance to open the ...
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Install Java 6 for a single project while leaving the default for the rest of the system at Java 7

In order to install a development environment for an older version of Android, I need to have Java 6 installed. I already, however, have Oracle Java 7 installed on my system and would like to keep it ...
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How to share current desktop through tightvnc

Is it possible to share my current desktop in ubuntu 14.04 with tightvnc and connect and control it using an android app (vnc viewer). I have installed tightvncserver and am able to connect with vnc ...
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How to I use Androidx86 ubuntu dualboot?

I dualBooted androidx86 and ubuntu, and used the 40_custom file. So when i choose android kitkat from grub2 menu, it starts android, and it loads for ever in the page where the glossy android is ...
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What does bash do with line 11 here?

The nature of the question here is broad enough truly to include Ubuntu. I was just picking around forums analyzing this and that and line 11 puzzled me. What I would like to know is, what exactly is ...
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Android Developer Tools Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated my computer to Ubuntu 14.04, and I really liked and enjoyed all new features, however within an hour or two, my enjoyment ended. I soon learned that the ADT bundle would crash ...
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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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my android device cannot connect to made wifi hotspot

first I created a wifi hot spot for android successfully. Its being detected but cannot connect, its getting stuck at obtaining ip address. why? please help.