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I have tried to install the LinConnectServer on my Ubuntu 13.10 and I cant install it

I have tried installing the LinCOnnectserver on my ubuntu 13.10 and it failed to install. I have tried it in two ways. The first method is by using the direct commands given in the https://github.com/...
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Can only transfer photos from Moto X to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Moto X and use Ubuntu 14.04, as far as I know 14.04 has mtp support in addition to the mtp-tools I installed but for some reason I can only transfer photos from my phone to my pc. When I ...
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How to develop android apps in eclipse with gstreamer?

is there a good and clear tutorial to make install eclipe with andoid and gstreamer developpement in ubuntu 12.04? when I import the tutorial, that an error "gstreamer can not be resolved " with the ...
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Restrict ap-hotspot to connect to a fixed number of devices or only to known devices

I use ap-hotspot (http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html) to share LAN connection on my Ubuntu PC to my Android mobile. I want to know if I can restrict the ...
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Preventing pop-up dialogs when connecting an MTP device

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. Each time I connect my phone via USB, I get the following dialog: Unable to open MTP device '[usb:002,023]' A few moments ...
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Can Ubuntu for tablets run Java applets?

Can Ubuntu for tablets run JAVA applets in browser? My bank has netbanking build in Java and I need to use it on my android tablet which does not support Java browser applets. Don't have experience ...
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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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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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ssh dynamic socks server running in the system is not accessible from outside

I have an infrastructure hotspot setup on my Ubuntu machine using ap-hotspot. I connect to this hotspot from my Android phone and am able to access the internet through this. Now, I have a ssh ...
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Trying to share internet on non-AdHoc WiFi, not working

The usual situation: Android phones don't like ad-hoc networks, so I'm trying to make Ubuntu act as hotspot with a non-ad-hoc network instead. I'm on a fresh install of whatever version of Ubuntu the ...
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How to use an android phone as computer speaker

Is there a way to use a plugged in android device as usb computer speaker?
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'Android SDK missing' error when trying to install Titanium

I'm trying to install Titanium on my Ubuntu 13.10. But I can't setup Android SDK. It always show an Error like An Android SDK is missing. Titanium requires Android platform: 2.3.3 or above. I have ...
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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Installing Lubuntu on to Android tablet and switching os in between

I would like to install Lubuntu onto my tablet, as it seems more lightweight than ubuntu. However, it seems there are only images for Windows/ Mac? For Android devices, what image shall I download? I'...
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Installing the Touch Preview on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). I have never liked the Android OS or the tablet in general, and wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch. I have done multiple searches on the internet to try to figure out ...
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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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Problem with Virtual Box on Xubuntu running under Android

First of all, I'm aware of this question and this one, and I don't believe this is a duplicate. I've encountered that problem (and solved it using those answers) on two different laptops. This problem,...
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Hotspot can not be created using network manager

I tried to set up a hotspot on my computer, running Ubuntu 16.04, which I want to connect to from my Android smartphone. The computer is connected to a LAN with interent access and I want to access ...
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Need to share mobile data with laptop?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Vostro 2520 and I'm having network issues, so untill I sort these issues out I'll need to share mobile/WiFi data from my mobile to my laptop through USB CABLE ...
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adb freezes computer on initializing

I am on 16.04 32-bit LTS and every time I try and initialize adb in Android Studio, my computer freezes and I have to hard reset. The terminal just hangs on "daemon not running. starting it now on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Android 6.01 - MTP failing

At first I was getting an error when I was trying to access my phone's SD Storage. Then as I was trying to fix it I manage to break it even further. So, now when I plug my phone it doesn't show up. ...
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Converting Android contacts2.db to .vcf gives an (almost) empty file - what to do?

I followed this wonderful guide How to convert Android's contacts2.db to .vcf? and everything works fine, except for that the output .vcf file has only one line: "END:VCARD" my contacts2.db ...
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Is this image only for ARM?

This app told me to download this Ubuntu image so that I can run Ubuntu on top of Android on my phone. But I suspect this image may be for ARM? My phone has an x86 processor. Can I use that app ...
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KDE Plasma and KDE Connect

I have kubuntu 16.04 with KDE plasma, kernel 4.6.2. I connected android smartphone to KDE via KDE connect feature. Its work fine exclude notification from android to desktop. Notice, that ...
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Why android studio is not working from dock and my applications?

Yesterday, I installed Android Studio and everything worked fine. Now when I click on icon (in dock) nothing happens (same with Android Studio in my applications) as if these icons are not clickable. ...
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how to install android studio completely?

Hello every one I want to install android studio and first I run the .sh file by this command ./studio.sh and after that I try to install it but at first I have this problem but the thing is that I ...
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Install android-sdk from official packages

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and trying to set up a cordova build environment. I need Android-SDK for building locally android apps (only the sdk, not android studio). Since 16.04 there are the packages ...
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installing ubuntu touch on android os phone

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy wonder. It freezes while I reboot when I issue the command adb reboot bootloader. I then have to use the volume bottom to accept or say "no" to the ...
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partition scheme for dual boot with android-x86

For an old Inspiron 1420 laptop, how can I dual boot (not VirtualBox) with android-x86? What options do I select when installing Ubuntu 16.04 that the partition scheme will work for both OS's. GPT ...
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Not able to access Nexus 5X phone from Ubuntu 16.04 based laptop

I was having Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop with Android Studio. I was able to work on Nexus 5X phone via a USB cable. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. Now the system does not recognize the phone ...
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Port ubuntu touch: segmentation fault (core dumped)

I asked previous question 2 weeks ago and don't got answer on it. This question still actual. I follow this guide to build my own ubuntu touch firmware and stuck on build your first Ubuntu image for a ...
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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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Install adb on Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I tried to install adb on my system using following commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phablet-team/tools sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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How to setup selendroid in ubuntu 14.04? Cannot execute selendroid script. ANDROID_HOME not found error shown in eclipse console

I'm trying to set up selendroid in ubuntu for mobile app testing purposes. First I installed JAVA from ubuntu software center. Then I installed android SDK and I've set path in .bashrc as follows: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Galaxy Note 4

I have a Sprint Galaxy Note 4 that constantly reboots. My local Sprint store says it is a known issue with the hardware being incompatible with the latest version of Android that they rolled out. ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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Help installing Ubuntu on a computer without OS, and no access to alternative computer.

I recently wrecked my computer trying to reinstall win10. I am now stuck with a computer without OS, and no way to make an iso. I have a p9000 running Marshmallow 6.0, unrooted. Do I have any ...
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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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No internet Ubuntu 13.4 on Android

I fail to set up my Virtual Network Computing for Ubuntu running on android device. I have command line but I have no internet access despite wireless interface is connected. apt-get update ...
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Install Mobizen share android screen on PC

How can Install Mobizen on ubuntu? I wanna share an android screen to PC . I using Mobizen but It just supports window, so I try to set up by wine but it not working. plz, help me. Thanks?
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Cast audio/video from Android to Ubuntu Laptop

If it helps, I do have a 1st gen Chromecast device and an HDMI port on my laptop. I'm mainly interested in doing this because generally I leave the laptop on the desk, wired to the speakers. So I'd ...
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How to run a program at startup Raspberry Pi

I have a problem with running a script with python at startup. Actually, I managed to start it at boot but the program does not work as I wanted. In this code, I try to start the script that gives me ...
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Connecting to android hotspot

I have an internet hotspot on my android phone that I want to connect to using my laptop running ubuntu. Ubuntu sees the network, and I can connect to it; I get the "connected to" message and it ...
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Experiencing setup issues on Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

The bottom 1 cm or so of my Nexus 4 (mako) device is damaged and hence it does not recognize any touch input. After installation of Ubuntu touch on it, it requires me to go through the 'intro' and one ...
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How to roll back Genymotion to when it worked?

Alright, so I've read around, didn't bother collecting links, but I know I read it. Basically, the dev team at Genymotion said (paraphrase) 'the new release doesn't work, and has caused many people to ...
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Folder issues in 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04 I havent been able to click and drag folders,files, pictures,etc to my iphone or android device when connected through my usb device. Whenever I try to click and drag into my ...
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Configuring X-Video Adaptors for RPi3?

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my RPi3, and I'm trying to get a ported version of Android Auto working. Ran into several issues which I've solved to this point. Basically, the port relies on X-...