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Ubuntu One / Android - How to sync a file daily?

Is there a way to have Ubuntu One for Android Auto sync a text file I leave on my phone? In /media/u1/Ubuntu One/ on my phone, i have a text file with notes I study. I update it everyday. How do I ...
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Provide Gnome online account

I am thinking about writing an Android-Gnome SMS utility. The cleanest way to do that seems to be by providing an online service that syncs with android and can be added as "online-account" in Gnome3. ...
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Ibus 1.5.11 reverting back to 1.5.5

I'm a student sys admin for our schools CS program and one of our courses is using Android Studio. When setting up Android Studio on the machines I noticed that there is a warning if you are still on ...
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Android Studio Error: Terminal giving error

I am trying to open android studio from terminal but after starting I am getting following errors in Terminal: [ 10679] ERROR - net.ssl.ConfirmingTrustManager - Cannot get system trust store ...
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Install Ubuntu on Android Phone note 4 offline

I would like to try Ubuntu on my Galaxy Note 4. The install codes call for using a link to open the file. I am using my phone for my internet. I don't have another connection. is there a way to ...
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android studio -gradle build not finishing

I installed android studio for the first time and tried to use windows installed java sdk here but that produced many errors..So i deleted that folder and installed the java sdk for ubuntu from sdk ...
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Genymotion does not creates virtual devices on VBox

Seems like Genymotion does not create virtual devices on Virtual Box the way it should. So, I am getting Unable to start virtual device error. What might be causing this issue? I am running ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' ...
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Low speeds of wifi hotspot created on ubuntu

(Its a humble request to not close down this thread) OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Android Phone - Samsung Galaxy S3(flashed it with CM13) Laptop - HP-ENVY (Model : 6-1002TX) I created a hotspot on ubuntu ...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...
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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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Android Studio - empty project after importing from Github

I have a big problem with android studio. Now I'm working on a project and I have to pair the repository from github to android studio. The connection and the clone of the folder went well. I can't ...
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Why do I get “system health” error message with Android Studio in Ubuntu 15.10?

Does anyone know why I get the following error message when I open Android Studio?
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Ubuntu-touch porting

I need to porting ubuntu-touch on a new devices, guide isn't helpfull. May I have some help? Can I install a generic arm on a mtk6795 device? Ps: I'd make a new ubuntu-touch device.
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android sdk is not installed correctly

I tried to install android sdk manager downloading from Official site. I didn't install all packages. I only installed as suggested in most up voted answer of this question. But android sdk manager ...
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Android to outlook sync without Exchange

I need some assistance, I need to sync an android (Samsung A5) with outlook, however I do not run an exchange. I have an Ubuntu Mail server running sendmail and dovecot. Can anyone tell me of any ...
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Installing ubuntu on a galaxy s5 with safestrap

I Have a galaxy s5 that is rooted and has safestrap installed.I have 4 available rom slots and was wondering the best method to install into one of these slots yet keep my stock rom available as a ...
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Syncing Banshee with Android phone external SD Card, not mounting properly with MTP or PTP

I am running banshee on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I have a samsung 5 phone, which has an external SD card. I would like to sync my playlists to my external card, but am having problems. I think my main ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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Boabab crashes when smart phone SD loaded

When I try to look at the disk usage of my smart phone, boabab crashes with this error: baobab (baobab:12084): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: value "-nan" of type 'gdouble' is invalid or out of range for ...
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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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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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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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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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How to copy sd card data to pc? I want to copy sd card to pc running ubuntu 15.10

I want to backup all the data from phone's SD card to PC. While simply doing copy & paste it shows an error. My phone is Motorola g 2nd gen lollipop. The customer care is of no use as they only ...
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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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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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Ubuntu can't “always” find android

There are many questions about Androids having trouble tethering to Ubuntu. Mine actually does work...some of the time. So I don't think I need to rewrite any code. If there was a way Ubuntu could ...
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How can i play music from my mobile through pc and make calls and talk from pc connected via bluetooth or USB

I have used Android notifier for notification on Ubuntu from my android mobile. I have also tried blueman for playing music in PC from mobile (but not working now. Not getting the audio output in pc). ...
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know of any way to activate bluetooth server to connect to the internet on my android?

so, im trying to use my HTC 510 to connect my computer to the internet (in ubuntu 15.10 of course). I can use PDAnet to do USB tethering on windows 7, but as far as I can tell Ubuntu doesn't support ...
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Unable to do usb tethering of Android Gingerbread phone in Ubuntu 14.04

Phone A - Gingerbread 2.6.35.7 Phone B - Jellybean 3.4.5 On Ubuntu 12.04, both phone can do USB tethering for sharing internet On Ubuntu 14.04, only phone B was able to do USB tethering. When I ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issue with 14.04 LTS/Intel Compute Stick

I am developing code for data transfer between an Android tablet (currently testing on 4.4.4) and an Intel Compute Stick. I was having issues getting the Android device to connect to the Stick. To ...
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How to remotely access Ubuntu using VNC

I've been trying to configure VNC (Vino) on Ubuntu Desktop so that I can remotely access it from an Android tablet or another PC using a secure connection, but I can't seem to get it working. I had ...
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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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Connect Android Phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I am looking a way to connect my Android phone(HTC One Mini android Version: 4.4.2) to Linux Virtual Machine on the host (Both HYper v and Virtual Box). I actually want to enable sending SMS from ...
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Unable to run Two android Emulators in Ubuntu

I am using Genymotion android emulator and I am able to use it correctly , Now my question is that I am unable to run 2 android emulator simultaneously(parallel) from android studio , and I am using ...
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Android Studio permission

After moving dir with Android/Sdk from /home/user/Adroid/Sdk to /media/victor/DiskName/Dir/Android/Sdk. (this is file from Windows 8 OS).When I run project in Android Studio I have error 1:48:19 ...
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how to install android-studio offline

I want to install android studio on an offline pc and i downloaded android studio and android-sdk seperately and installed android studio , added android-sdk to it ,but the studio still says some ...
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lsusb not detecting Android device

Background: I am trying to install CM12 on my Motorola XT907. I plugged the XT907 into the computer, expecting to see it in adb. Instead, I get this. ku@kubuntu:~$ adb devices List of devices ...
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problem installing android-sdk_r20-linux.tgz on ubuntu

i am trying to install android-sdk on ubuntu platform but when i run sdk manager it showing nothing i could install can someone tell me what to do. As you can see in the image there is nothing i ...
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Create Wifi Hotspot in ubuntu 15.04

i am trying to create a wifi hot spot in 15.04 using default hot spot creation option. Please see these images: Image 1 Image 2 After that i connected the network in my android (4.4) mobile. the ...
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About installing Android studio using Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box installed in my PC and I want to install Android Studio using it. Please help to install it or suggest some other methods.
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ubuntu 14.04 -eclipse crashes on pressing period button

I have 2gb ram AMD E1 graphics laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 as my OS. I am currently learning android with Eclipse Juno as IDE and jdk 7. It was working fine a few day before.It still works ok but on ...
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Failed to load jpg images from android camera

After connecting my Android camera, and using File Manager to navigate to the image directory, then when clicking on a jpg icon I get the error popup saying: Could not load image ...
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Android to ubuntu

I have an android 4.2.2 TV box that Id like to convert to Ubuntu. Is there a single piece of sw that I can load to just do that? I'm not a a coder. Thanks
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Which software to choose for an encrypted backup folder over samba?

What are the different (or the best ;-) softwares to use to reach my goal: an encrypted folder reachable through samba to backup my local datas (with rsync or similar softwares) that I can access ...