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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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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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Running Android Emulator through Qemu on Lubuntu

I am trying to use an Android Emulator on my computer through Qemu. My computer is a PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu. I downloaded and installed Qemu and the Qemu Launcher. I also downloaded a .iso ...
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File transfer with MTP device on Ubuntu 12.04 via GVFS

Hello I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1(Android 4.1.2) and Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit installed on my laptop. I added the following ppa https://launchpad.net/~langdalepl/+archive/gvfs-mtp and did an ...
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Mount and bind directory to access it with Apache 2.2.20 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new un the world of GNU/Linux and I have a problem which I think is caused by the permissions which are not correct. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with chroot running under Android 4.4.2 (I don't know ...
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Using .apk files on ubuntu

I wanted to know if .apk files xan be reverse compiled to get source code and then be recompiled for x86 platform to make it work on an ubuntu or windows system? Related Question: Can I run Android ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my Archos 101xs tablet

I have a 101xs in my possession, and I would like to use it as a test device for some Android development project. The main issue I have today is that Eclipse (the ADT version) can't seem to detect ...
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Is the ASUS me173x compatable with the tablet version of Ubuntu?

I am wondering about my ability to install an actual OS on my low-cost ASUS me173x notebook 7 HD tablet. It's only got 1G ram and an ARM v7 processor. Would it work with an image for Kindle Fire or ...
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Problem with setting up path in Eclipse for sdk

I am currently working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center and then according to the procedure suggested I dealt with the ADT. Next I had to install SDK ...
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LG-L38c won't send files to samsung sch-s738c

Why wont my LG-L38c send files via bluetooth to a Samsung SCh-S738? it says either "cancelled by user", or "connection failure", but its lt shows I'm paired, but not connected.
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how to use android tablet as a graphics tablet in ubuntu 12.04?

i was wondering whether it is possible to use android tablet as graphics tablet like waccom tablet to draw figures in ubuntu 12.04 specially in libre office . i am using android 4.1.2 on my samsung ...
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Need help with sending audio from Ubuntu inside Linuxonandroid to Android

I understand that this is not entirely a Ubuntu question but it's pretty darn near:). I'm asking this question here since the linuxonandroid community is too small to get this solved within this ...
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Errors when build android source code on Ubuntu

I am trying to build Android source tree(CIS), however I met some errors. I am using ubuntu 12.04, 64 bits. I've get through several errors, but I can't find the solution to this one. incompatible ...
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Android AVD not Starting

I hope someone will be able to help me with this issue. I am running: Ubuntu 13.10 Eclipse Kepler SR2 I installed Android SDK but when I go to Android Virtual Device Manager, I tried adding a new AVD ...
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Galaxy S2 device connect to VMware fails

I'm trying to develop in VMware (Xamarin) using my testing device (Galaxy S2). This device connects correctly in Ubuntu (Host OS), but when i try to bridge this USB device to the guest OS (Windows 8) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Dell XPS 15Z Not able to create wifi access point for android

I have Dell XPS 15z laptop with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6230 network controller. I have tried creating a WiFi hotspot in Windows using Connectify. It worked fine. But I am not able to ...
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Download android 4.1 source code on Ubuntu, have downloaded 15G but it is not finished

I am downloading the source code of android via Ubuntu 12.04. And the manifest file is : <default revision="refs/tags/android-4.0.1_r1" remote="aosp" sync-j="4"/> So I am downloading android ...
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OAuth no longer working - getting 404

I have been using OAuth1.0a for ages in an Android app accessing Ubuntu One. Recently it started failing with a 404 not found error, when trying to get request token. Using these endpoints: ...
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Ubuntu one always logs me out

Is the Ubuntu one log in service having issues? Because each time I open the android client it asks me to sign in. It seems to work fine on desktop though. Any help?
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Ubuntu on THL T100S

Will Ubuntu work on my ThL T100S? I know there is a list of devices and it's not on it but as it's a clone like almost all the Chinese devices thought there's maybe some chance .
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Problems connecting Android Device

Having problems detecting my Sony Xperia SP's (C5303) Internal Memory using my Acer Xc-600 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop. Having a quad core Intel I5-3470 and Nvidia Geforce GT620. Help me please ...
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Is all of my data backup-ed with `adb backup -apk -shared -all`?

Per the Ubuntu wiki I backup-ed my Android phone like so: adb backup -apk -shared -all But after it finished, the backup.ad file was only 6,3 MB. Will it clearly stats in the Wiki that: ...This ...
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Android MTP mount in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a laptop with an USB3.0 and an USB2.0 Port. When I connect my Android ICS in the USB3 0 port it successfully mount the phone storage as media device. But It doesn't do so when I attach it with ...
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USB tethering not working

I have established USB tethering(using Samsung gt-s5303) 2days earlier. It worked fine until I restarted by laptop yesterday with the tethering enabled. Since then, my tethering is not working. I have ...
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access denied or repository not exported when download android source code

I am trying to download android_4.2_r1 source code. And I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed jdk 1.6, Python 2.7, Git.. I downloaded repo use this code $ curl ...
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Connection shared via Wifi authentication problem on Android

I'm trying to connect my Android device (Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3) to Internet via my 3g network that I use on my Ubuntu 12.04 I followed this post on Ubuntu forums. Installation and ...
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Specific Tools for Ubuntu and Android

Is there a program that basically "displays" your Android screen fully by connecting it to the laptop? At one point, Moto G came with it's own mini monitor and you just plug it in and it'd just ...
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Error while running eclipse with adt bundle in kubuntu

I am running my eclipse Juno that comes along with adt bundle and I am facing problems my eclipse gets crashed and stops many times and I dont know why but I am getting errors which are shown in the ...
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How to restrict the websites for the hotspot users in ubuntu?

I have created a wifi hotspot in my ubuntu laptop following this instructions for my brother to use in his android. For some obvious reason I want to restrict the websites he visit. Now how do I ...
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usb 2-1.4: can't set config #1, error -110

I am trying to connect my android galaxy S2 device using MTP. I have tried all the methods in http://askubuntu.com/a/247046/112042, but I can not access my device file system using MTP. Here is the ...
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Does ubuntu touch support memory swap?

So, I have android 4.1 on ZTE Blade G. The problem is that I have only 512 RAM, an apps sometimes crashes if I have multiple applications running in the background. I wanted to install CyanogenMod, ...
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Dnsmasq configuration for LAN

I am going to configure dnsmasq for my local home network but I am not sure if I understand it. Basically I have a simple network at home: laptop 192.168.0.10 phone (galaxy s2 - ubuntu touch ...
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Android device connected to the hotspot, some apps can use the Intenet, but most cannot

I've created the wi-fi hotspot with ap-hotspot to share my cable connection. It had been working properly for some time, but now it doesn't. Although I still can connect to the hotspot, most ...
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Notes App With Markdown Support and Android Sync

I've been looking for a way to take simple notes, like lists and reminders, in markdown and have it synced to my android. Is there an app that has support for android and ubuntu, provides sync between ...
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new Files window opens up every few seconds when android is attached via USB cable

Every time I attach my android 4.4.2 phone (Nexus 4) to ubuntu 13.10 via the USB cable I get a new Files (3.8.2) window opening up every few seconds. How can I have it open up just one Files window ? ...
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Can't install android tools (Ubuntu 12.04)

When I input the command line sudo apt-get install phablet-tools android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot the terminal gives me the following response: "Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Ubuntu Installation on Intel Android Tablet

I am having an Android X86 Tablet PC, I want to install Ubuntu Linux or or Linux OS that will give me a desktop like environment. Could you please help me to intsall the same. Details of the ...
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How do I make an app run on startup with root privileges?

I'm trying to install a remote shutdown program on my machine , so I can shutdown it from my android tablet , and it needs root privileges to run successfully. I'd rather not have to load it with ...
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Solution for: running Ubuntu 13.10 in virtual box aside to Genymotion mobile/tablet virtual box lets mouse pointer disappear

the Ubuntu system first run solely and worked nice in virtual box. then i installed the Genymotion add on for virtual box using some android tablet virtual machine running aside to Ubuntu. all still ...
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Kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu ARM + Android kernel options compatibility

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the kernel 3.13 on my ARM Samsung / Google Chromebook,using this tutorial : http://www.virtualopensystems.com/en/solutions/guides/kvm-on-chromebook/ I have to ...
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Remember wired network settings - 12.10

I'm reverse-tethering1 an Android device to my PC with Ubuntu 12.10. Every time I plug the device, the wired connection is recognised, but I need to open Network Settings and set the IPv4 method to ...
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Unable to get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise to recognize Android LG Motion 4G MS770

I sure have stepped into unknown territories. I got very disgusted with MS because they are doing away with XP, one of their better OS's IMO. In return I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am finding it ...
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titanium studio in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

how to install titanium studio in ubuntu. step by step the latest one. plss help. im getting an error JVM terminated. Exit code=13 /usr/bin/java -Xms128m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m ...
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How do I compile only drivers from kernel source

I have my phone's kernel source and i'm running ubuntu in android. I want to compile drivers to ubuntu but when i'm typing 'make' on driver folder ,I encounter 'make no targets stop' error. help me :D ...
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How do I transfer Android phone contacts to an Ubuntu phone?

I've owned a Nexus 4 for some time now (in readiness for Ubuntu Touch), and I'm considering making the switch. However, first I'd like to make sure that I really understand how to do several things. ...
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problems setting up synch over wifi with windows program running in wine

i run ePIM in wine and at the moment i'm trying to get the sync working. both devices are connected to the same wifi. but if i try to connect the android with the computer via the app i get "unable to ...
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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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How to install andoid sdk for ubuntu 13.10?

Hellow I am a new ubuntu 13.10 user, I downloaded android sdk from here : http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html but I don't know how to install it and make it work with netbeans 7.4 .