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How do I run Android SDK as root in ubuntu?

When I run gksudo android I receive a password prompt but after entering the password nothing opens. I have then tried running terminal as root then running android command but then the command is not ...
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Using Android Apps on Ubuntu Mobile OS

An OS is not typically I look for in a mobile or a laptop. Since almost a year now, I have been addicted to this game Clash of Clans on my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1. I am looking for experimenting ...
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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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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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SSH to Ubuntu Desktop [duplicate]

I've setup an SSH server on my Ubuntu desktop at home using a dynamic DNS service (NOIP). I have a wi-fi-only Android tablet running Android version 4.4.2. Port 22 is forwarded, ufw is disabled ...
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Upgrading Android Studio to 1.2

I am running Android Studio on 14.04, currently the program says that there is a new version available. How do I upgrade Android Studio 1.1 to 1.2 via the .zip on ...
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Using Ubuntu to recover pictures from an Android phone

I've got a HTC Desire 510 on which I unlocked the bootloader. That caused a wipe that deleted all my user data. I flashed a custom recovery, then a busybox update.zip (approx. 350kb), which I used to ...
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Debian; Android SDK manager; Android virtual devices [closed]

I have debian 7 running on Virtualbox and I have little problem with android virtual devices. When I open Android Virtual devices and try run one, it successfully begins to open AVD but thats all. ...
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Ubuntu Touch on MTK6582 based phone [duplicate]

I am a student developer. I really want to install Ubuntu Touch to my android smartphone. His brand BRAVIS TAU, main specifications: Processor: MTK6582 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 Memory: 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM ...
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How to start lxde (lxsession) as a non-root user from ubuntu chroot on android phone?

I've built ubuntu-armhf on a partition on a memory card on moto g 4g phone, i can chroot to this and start lxde on an x-server app running on localhost:0 on the phone, this works fine as root, the ...
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Ubuntu on Android? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on android via Ubuntu CLI. I have Mobile A910. I just want to know that if I install Ubuntu in android, and if it will not installed properly or not working properly then ...
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Can we run games like plants vs. zombie on ubuntu 15.04?

I have researched options like Android studio and Chrome Altered version but none of the is helpful. While installing Studio,I can practically run but could get much as it required some repository ...
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LAN with Android device w/o sharing internet connection

I've been searching a solution to my problem that might be simple but I couldn't so here's my problem: I have an Ubuntu running PC with a web server. I'd like to access this web server through my ...
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Show USB device (Android phone) in VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04 and have installed Virtualbox (version 4.3.10) to run a Windows 7 box. I have installed guest additions and the extension pack for Virtualbox and my user has been ...
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I lost Ubuntu after I install android x86 with new grub

My laptop only have Ubuntu 14.04, I installed android x86, I chose install grub when installing android. The computer show grub only with android after reboot. I tried put Ubuntu usb and reboot trying ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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How to share Desktop PC internet with android [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my desktop pc . I've a android phone with kitkat update . I'm using a broadband line for internet . Now how can I use my pc internet in my android phone . I can do in ...
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Can't open android from android with vlc

I have Ubuntu Mate 14.04 and when I connect my android phone via USB I can't directly open videos with vlc. I can open them with totem (as well as all the other photos, text documents, etc.) but it ...
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Running into an error while installing Android Studio

So I am working on installing android studio onto Ubuntu 15.04. I followed the guide here at http://android-er.blogspot.com/2014/07/install-oracle-jdk-8-on-ubuntu-1404.html to install the JDK and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB connected phone [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 14.04 device I am starting android development but when I tried to connect my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747m) it wouldn't display as connected. I used the lsusb command and it didn't ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 eclipse luna, eclipse juno and android studio is crashing every time?

In my ubuntu 14.04 nothing is working here i'm using android studio, whenever i'm starting my android studio this error i am getting. # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime ...
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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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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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after flashing custom rom then restoring original rom I can no longer transfer filee to Samsung galaxy note 3 (android)

I receive the following message libmtp error: Could not send object property list when attempting to transfer files to my samsung phone from my PC running Ubuntu 14.04 - it was working fine until I ...
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Asus A5 Android 4.4.2+ Ubuntu 14.04, Phone is not detected

i connected my phone to the laptop, my phone charges but the phone folder is not shown. When i run lsusb i get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Is there something like bluestacks for linux / ubuntu? [duplicate]

http://www.bluestacks.com/ (runs Android apps on our PC / laptop) is not available for Linux. I am trying to run some android apps on my ubuntu. Many thanks :)
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Android SDK Manager slf4j error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to run Android Studio. I have installed everything needed based on tutorials such as Java, Android-SDK-linux, etc. I set the environment variables in .bashrc and ...
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If Maverick Meerkat is 70, what is Utopic Unicorn?

I was reading a StackOverflow answer on solving some problems one might encounter when using an Android device for development. The solution is to create a file as follows: ...
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Can I install Ubuntu phone os onto an sd card to use on android device (bootable)?

I was wondering: can I install Ubuntu phone os onto a bootable sd card? Because I don't want to do a permanent install, just a test install. What files do I download from here: ...
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ARC Welder app showing blank page on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I am using Google Chrome version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. I recently installed the ARC Welder extension from the Chrome Web Store. When I opened it, it shows a blank window (see image ...
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Ubuntu touch compiling: missing msm_ion.h

I've started porting Ubuntu Touch to the LG Volt (LS740) from Boost Mobile. I have my device tree vendor blobs and kernel sources all in place, but I'm getting a compile error: In file included from ...
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can Android apps be used in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use Android apps in Ubuntu? This question was allready asked and answered before but now we are over 4 years later. Is the situation unchanged?
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Possible to port Ubuntu Desktop to an Android Tablet [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it's possible to port Ubuntu desktop (specifically Ubuntu ARM) to my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Wifi Version (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_Note_Pro_12.2) It's using ...
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Cannot access samba share on Android Device

I'm trying to access my samba share on my android device using es file explorer, but I receive the following message - "Login Fails: This may be caused by: - The account has no permissions." (I think ...
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Ubuntu on Android laptops

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Crystalview Android 4.1 JellyBean Model # NB4-3/578? I am considering purchasing one so that I can do my programming in a much more portable fashion.
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Sending messages over Wifi to a Android / iPhone

Is it possible to send any kind of notification message in text to an Android or iPhone device from an Ubuntu terminal using WiFi only? How the text is sent to the device is not important other than ...
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Window not remaining in single workspace

I'm running Xubuntu and right now I have the issue of some of my windows following me around when I change from one workspace to another, I set them the a specific workspace and also set them to be ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.04 LTs XFCE & Android 4.4.2

RE: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS XTouch PL73 Tablet w/Android 4.4.2 installed I just got a new tablet (XTouch PL73) with Android 4.4.2 installed. Pretty much the only thing I can do with the tablet, other ...
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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 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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Is there a way to automatically pseudo-randomize a MAC address?

It is possible to track a person by the unique MAC address of their wireless card. For Android devices, there's an app called Pry-Fi that, among other things, constantly pseudo-randomizes one's MAC ...
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I cannot create a Wifi connection for Hotspot

I created a hotspot for my phone by using the instructions provided in here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/. After using it for some while, I decided ...
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Android MTP USB 3.0 connection repeating errors

I have a laptop with USB3 port. It was pre-installed with Windows 8 and I had a weird problem when I plugged my Android phone to USB port. The USB mass storage would show up and then immediately ...
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Ubuntu on a Sony xperia c1905? Can this be done?

Is it at all possible to install Ubuntu touch or a more relevant Ubuntu operating system on a Sony xperia c1905 with android 4.3? The intention being to fully reformat to Ubuntu. Will I have full ...
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ADB device offline on ubuntu, can't unlock the bootloader

sudo ./adb reboot bootloader error: device unauthorized. Please check the confirmation dialog on your device. I'm getting the above error while trying to connect my Yureka! to my ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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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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Eclipse, I'm trying to access the option add native support

I'm trying to click the option add native support in Eclipse but there are too many options on the screen so "add native support" is actually appearing below my screen is there any way to fix this.
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How to configure Eclipse and Android SDK [closed]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I love to work on it because it gives me a nerdy feel. Can anyone (without posting the link that is available here) share step-by-step instructions for how to configure ...