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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? ...
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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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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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fastboot not detect my android device - ubuntu

I have Lenovo Yoga Tablet PC 1051L. I try this : $ lsusb result : Bus 002 Device 006: ID 17ef:77a5 Lenovo then: $ adb devices result: List of devices attached Baytrail678EC0A0 device ...
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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 ...
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Android kernel must load after booting in virtual box (lubuntu 16.04)

I dont know GNU GRUB version 0.9.7 after create fake sd card. I dont know.Formate in extr3 and after after installation I had no problem. will not let me download music, games, video if it is not ...
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Connect android ftp server and filezilla

Wanna connect android phone via ftp to my filezilla on ubuntu. I've installed ftp server on android and run it, it's ip is 192.168.1.103 and port 2221. But I've got an error while trying to connect: ...
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Android file recovery using PTP?

I would like to recover photos from my reset android phone running 4.1.2.. There are several posts explaining that an MTP connection will not allow to take an image via "dd", for example question ...
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Android Kernel problem

When I run cross-compile for Android using the command ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=~/media/sf_android/linaro-arm-eabi-4.9-master/bin/arm-eabi- make msm8226-sec_defconfig, I get this error: ...
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Android console and mtp

I want to mount android storage to my console based Linux i.e I don't have any gui installed. I want to move files from android to linux.
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Can't build Android 5.1.1 source in ubuntu 15.10

Please help me, thx. I build failed android 5.1.1 source in ubuntu15.10 64 bit (the kernel is 4.2.0-30-generic), the shell log is: Import includes file: ...
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Create Wifi Access Point and stream video

Is it possible to create Wifi access point and stream video to other devices (Smart-phone) over it? I have a lot of video on my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop and would like to be able to watch this videos on ...
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galaxy S4 on Ubuntu 15.04 with audio players

My Galaxy S4 on Android 4.4.4 is well recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 since I can use it in Nautilus. However, no audio player can't use it, such as Clementine, Amarok, Banshee, RythmBox, Gayadeque, ...
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Unable to successfully mount Samsung phone

Running 15.10 Wily. Installed using the minimal ISO (network install) and selected Xubuntu core. After installing procinfo and running ls_usb, I can see the device when it's plugged in Bus 001 Device ...
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Buildozer asking for AIDL install

I am having Ubuntu 15.10 with Python 3.5 libraries installed. Pycharm-Community as my IDE and kivy installed. I am trying to build a simple project for my android application, everything goes fine, ...
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Laptop unable to see bluetooth devices and not visible to other bluetooth devices

My laptop has: Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter The Bluetooth icon is visible, "Bluetooth" is ON and "Visible" is ON. I am trying to connect it to Android phone. The ...
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Issue with elf loader (wrong $ORIGIN for mounted fs)

I am tring to run android studio from RAM. I just compress file system with executables mount them with squashfs and overlayfs and then run it. It works. But some executables works differ. adb unables ...
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MTP Device is connected and recognised but not displayed in file manager in ubuntu 14.04

My phone Lenovo Vibe P1 is no longer getting displayed in my File manager in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It is getting displayed without error in my brothers pc which is also running Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Imported Android Studio project has a wrong java path

I just imported an existing Android project into Android Studio running on Ubuntu 14.04. In the Studios Project Structur the JDK location is the following: /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle which is what ...
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I'm having trouble using MTP file transfer with my ubuntu PC

Whenever I try to sync my library of music on banshee media player with my LG V10 I get i/o errors and my Ubuntu PC does that allow my smart phone to sync correctly. Its very frustrating. I have tried ...
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Problem with starting monitor mode in Redmi note 4g!

OK, I have already gone through several sites to check if my Mobile's wireless card supports the "monitor" mode or not? But I haven't found any answers. Leading me to install kali-linux of my ...
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cannot execute binary file: Exec format error when build android rom

I am trying to build an Android ROM(CM13) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 with following packages: bison build-essential curl flex git gnupg gperf libesd0-dev libncurses5-dev libsdl1.2-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev ...
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how to run Ubuntu touch on android in chroot mode?

i known Linux on Android can run ubuntu desktop in chroot but can i run Ubuntu touch in chroot mode with or without linux on android?
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All USB ports accept sticks but not powered devices

One fine day last week, my ThinkPad running Ubuntu 15.10 stopped finding powered devices. Stick drives are fine but suddenly my two android devices aren't even appearing in dmesg or lsusb. The ...
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Create new project is not working in android studio

I am unable to create new project on android studio.When I click create new project the console gives me this reply [ 15129] ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - wrong rowCount: 0 ...
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Failed to find the bower component “android”

I am trying to add android platform in ionic project by ionic add android and getting an error as Failed to find the bower component "android". Are you sure it exists? (CLI v1.7.14) And there is ...
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Android studio can't see platform-tools

I have installed Android Studio by downloading package and then running. /Studio.sh script. After installing SDK it couldn't run because there was no platform tools. So I installed it the way I found ...
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What is Environment variable and how should I set it for ionic?

I am new to Ubuntu and trying to create an ionic project. When I try to build my project with: ionic build android It says Error: Failed to find 'ANDROID_HOME' environment variable. Try setting ...
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What's involved in making a x86 program run on android chroot ubuntu

I'd like to get libfreenect running on embedded 12.04 ubuntu, in an android chroot jail. I know enough about debian to navigate the file system and identify devices and compile other people's code and ...
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how to play asphalt 8 in Ubuntu?

How to play asphalt 8 on Ubuntu ? I try Genymotion but cant control it with keyboard.
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How do I install Remix OS in GNOME Boxes?

Remix OS is an interesting desktopification of Android. It can run off a read-write-able USB stick but it doesn’t have an installer. I can boot it up in GNOME Boxes just fine, but as I’m just running ...
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No internet access after setting Static IP for USB Tethered Phone

I am able to successfully connect my android smartphone to a netbook (running Ubuntu 14) and access the internet. I'm able to get the IP of the phone using: $ifconfig I assign a static IP to the ...
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Why building of gradle can't be finished?

I have everything updated to latest versions. I checked JDK - it works, I have installed these packages: lib32z1 lib32ncurses5-dev lib32stdc++6 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 zlib1g:i386. When I ...
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Building android in ubuntu

While build android libwebviewchromium, all my system resources got eaten and I'm seeing some weird numbers in task manager. Can someone help?
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My hotspot is not visible for my android phone

I made hotspot on classic way. Create New WiFi Networr... etc. and it's working but when I'm searching my hotspot on my android he can't recognize her. So how to solve this
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“dpkg returned an error code (1)” error in terminal while trying to install or remove packages

I tried to install the android-studio package, but the installation was incomplete and now when I try to install other packages or remove packages, I get the following error in terminal: dpkg: error ...
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Orange Roya Android Phone not able to mount in Ubuntu

I have an Orange Roya Android mobile that just does not want to mount in Ubuntu. I have tried a lot of workarounds and I cannot figure it out. On the phone side, it is set as an MTP device, I have ...
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add android sdk to path

I want to setup cordova on my machine, I installed cordova and create a new project then add android platform, now i want to emulate cordova app on my smartphone using "cordova run android" command ...
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How to stream MKV from ASRock rack C2750D4I to Samsung TV UE40ES6710, Android, iPhone

I've got mostly MKV movies and mp3 music files on the server with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ( Desktop ). What is the best DLNA to chose for it. It needs to have: Support for MKV/MP3 On the fly transcoding ...
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installing lamp showing errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apache2 is already the newest version. The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...
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Install android on ubuntu-touch

this has been asked before but it has never really been answered. So I have a ubuntu phone is it possible to Dualboot from my E5 ubuntu edition with android.
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MTP file transfer freezes/locks screen

As per subject, when I try to transfer files to my Android devices (Samsung tablet, HTC phone, ...) via MTP, the screen freezes/locks. I have to resort using the network and the speeds there are just ...
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How do I open a mtp android in nautilus?

I can transfer my files using gmtp, but I want to know if I can use nautitlus for it. I could do it on my Windows phone, but I dont remember how I set it up. I cannot see my phone in nautilus, but ...
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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 ...