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How to install Moto drivers for ADB

As stated above, I want to install moto drivers on my laptop thats running ubuntu 14.04. I have adb installed but im not sure how to install my drivers. http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html ...
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Rhythmbox not showing up my Moto X android device on Ubuntu 14.04

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. My Moto X android phone is detected my nautilus. I can copy and write to my device but in Rhythmbox it is not showing up. On my phone only two modes are there ie MTP ...
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Can't create Virtual Android Device in Ubuntu. Fatal error detected by JRE

I installed Eclipse and OpenJDK java 7. Ran the command android avd in terminal and then specified the specs for my virtual android device. Upon clicking 'OK' button. This is what it showed.! ...
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Running Android apps on Ubuntu wifi created over LAN

I have created access point in Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I am accessing wifi created on my Android phone. I can browse internet on my phone using Google Chrome browser but not able to run apps ...
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Ubuntu suddenly mounts the android phone and phone gets switched off?

Im using Ubuntu 14 LTS version and my android handset is having andriod 2.3 something (Gingerbread). Everytime I connect my phone to the laptop using the usb cable to charge, it connects..and ...
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While intalling ubuntu on nexus 10 recovery ROM boots back into android not Ubuntu

He guys, I just went through all the steps at http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ to install ubuntu on my Nexus 10 tablet. After selecting the channel ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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Android device detected by mtp-detect but not by adb

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and connecting it via USB to an LG P705 Android device. A short time ago the adb devices command listed it -- but something happened and now that command now gives only an ...
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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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Game engine for android game development in ubuutu

I want to create a game for android, more specifically a RPG, but i don't know how to start to develop this in ubuntu. I want to know what game engines for android are available in ubuntu. Waiting ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Netbeans - Android Emulator not work

I have a doubt: When try to run the android emulator, the terminal show a message: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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Task app for ubuntu and smartphone

I have learned from forum about few very nice task programs like nitro task, tasque or wonderlist. However non of these have features which I'm looking for: Tasks and reminders Repeat reminders in ...
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Building reverse engineered project

I learn development for android, I would like to see how certain application is built, I also would like to adjust its UI controls positions for sole use. So, I decompiled the application and try to ...
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I cant connect my jelly bean android phone to ubuntu 12.04!

I have tried out some methods explained in previous posts about the same but it is not working. I have used following commands. sudo apt-get install mtpfs sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Create socket on local computer to access device shell via adb

I'm writing an application and one of the things i'm trying to do is give the users access to the devices shell(via adb -s DEVICE_NAME shell) but over telnet/ssh. meaning, is there any way to create a ...
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ADB not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've been struggling with this problem for 3 hours already and it seems like it's a very specific problem, but I really need help and it seems like I'm doomed if I keep trying to do it by myself. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 adb not working

I just updated my ubuntu to 14.04, and realised that usb debugging doesn't work anymore. adb devices yields nothing related to any device I have connected, but my laptop recognizes it, as i can go ...
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How to make Android share Ubuntu's proxy?

I had make my android mobile connect to ubuntu using reverse tethering mode according to this link forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2287494. below is my script, and works well. ▶ cat ...
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Android Development in Eclipse

I am using ubuntu 14.04 . I have been trying to develop Android apps on it using Eclipse Juno which has inbuilt Android SDK in it. After setting up a new Virtual Device when I create a new project ...
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How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android via USB?

Referring to the question that has been answered: How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android? I cannot connect from my Android phone using JuiceSSH, because I don't know the ip address of my USB port. ...
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my android not detected by macmini which has installed ubuntu12.04

I have install ubuntu on my mac mini. But it can only detected only 3 to 4 devices, mac mini does not have usb2.0 ports. All 4 usb ports are usb3.0. I don't know how to solve this problem. Is there ...
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Virtual device when started in Genymotion Hangs (Force Close) on Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 uname -a is as follows, Linux XXX-XXXXXXXX 3.8.0-44-generic #66~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:23 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I have Installed Virtual Box, version is, ...
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Installing full Linux on android

I want to get full Linux with GUI and desktop on my android tab (rooted). I heard about apps called " Linux deploy" and "Complete Linux installer". However I have a few doubts : 1) Is it possible to ...
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Sharing mobile broadband connection through datacable on android device

Okay so I baught a new android device with kitkat and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an LTE device connected as a mobile broadband. I do have a 3g connection on my cell though but when I was browsing ...
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how I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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Ubuntu for Android dual-boot Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Is there an offcial dual-booting procedure for ubuntu and android on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that I can do because the whole "desktop on your phone" feature got me hooked?!
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Android Virtual Device is not starting

I am facing a problem to run the AVD in my Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. Before that I used Xubuntu 32bit and that time my ADT(32bit) worked. But now I am using 64bit ADT and 64bit OS. everything is ...
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Ubuntu interaction with Android

Is there any way to have a littlemore sync/interaction between my Ubuntu desktop and my Android? Ideally I'd like to use my desktop as a mini/personal cloud backup point but I'd also like to push ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Very slow especially with Android Studio

I have an old laptop with the following specification: Memory: 485 MiB, Processor: Genuine intel CPU T2300 @ 1.66 GHz ×2, OS Type: 32 bit, Disk: 78.1 GB, I installed on it Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I ...
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libGDX project generator: Build Failed : Cannot find java system compiler

while generating a project libGDX throws thid error: FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. * What went wrong: Execution failed for task ':core:compileJava'. > Cannot find System Java Compiler. ...
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Error to run android eclipse on ubuntu

I downloaded adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030 and it works well on my pc but now I want to run it on my laptop but it returns an error! I installed wine but it didn't help actually this eclipse ...
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configure android access for adb device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7 in.)

--UPD-- i forgot settings / dev options /usb debugging = true... that solved it. issue - adb devices shows blank list ON the tab-4, when connected to PC, it does show USB symbol on sts bar ...
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Cordova / npm problem in sockets connection Ubuntu 14.04

I am facing a problem while using Cordova, every time Cordova/NPM needs to access web resources, like add a android platform. I have the android sdk up and running. And using Ubuntu 14.04. When I ...
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Ubuntu on Android Mini PC?

Is there a way I could get Ubuntu (Any version) on my KeyII Android 4.1 Mini PC? I heard that other people did it.
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Starting X server on remote display without starting it on local display

If I have a mounted Ubuntu image. How to start its GUI on my rooted android device via a VNC client without starting it directly on my display (because that will send Android out)?
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Android Screen Display on 14.04

i know that windows allows this to be easily done with android kitkat but im wondering with the method that windows uses to mount and display your androids screen on your desktop is it able to be done ...
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Stuck trying to Securely access my home network from my Android phone over 3g/4g

First, I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecured method and is exactly the solution I am trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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Is this Ubuntu-Android blue tooth connecton ok and can i use it for debugging?

I am able to transfer ordinary files through the connection which is attached as a picture below. 1)Is it ok? As you can see on top of window there is a "connection of" statement, is there a problem ...
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How to config the linux kernel?

I have a question on the kernel configuration in the Linux AndroidHLOS SW package in the Ubuntu developing environment. I checked the .config file in our target- the android mobile phone, the ...
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Create virtual USB Drive from Partition to run Live CD

I'm trying to install android_x86 on a separate partition that was created before installing 14.04. Just for testing experimental reasons, I created a 32gig partition to use as a virtual usb per to ...
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Can an Adnroid device connect to an Ubuntu if and only if it has a SD Card in it?

I tried many way like -installing MTP tools on my Ubuntu 14.04 -Checking and seeing only one thing about debugging is abled Android IceCream -Tried the steps : ...
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permission denied when starting android sdk

I have been developing Android apps on windows but setting up my PC to develop android apps has been very daunting on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed the steps from this tutorial at xda-developers but on ...
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ModemManager dont find Android phone as modem

Are connection possible? Android phone in "USB Tethering" mode. mmcli -L output: No modems were found dmesg|tail output: [83189.182093] usb 2-1.2: USB disconnect, device number 18 [83189.386728] ...
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Is there a program/application to manage Android devices?

I mean, I need to know whether or not there is a program/application to manage Android devices on Ubuntu, not the USB methods everybody knows! Is there anyone who knows about a good software to manage ...
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How to make my mtp device to appear with the same name every time?

On my old system, Ubuntu 12.04, I could find my Nexus 4 at ~/.gvfs/mtp. Same place every time. Very nice, making it possible to reach it through bash scripts very easily. On my new system, Ubuntu ...
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Everything's connected

I was wondering if I could create a complete setup with everything integrated. This is what I mean: The devices are: Desktop for both gaming and everyday usage. Desktop which is meant as a media ...
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ADT Bundle installation issue

Hello all, I've downloaded the zip file containing the Eclipse ADT Bundle. How ever, after unpacking the file and executing the ' eclipse.exe ' file I get an Eclipse Juno splash screen ...