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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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Share internet with samsung tab over Samsung Kies & Cable [duplicate]

Here is the problem: I need internet on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to update Android, but Wifi doesn't work and my mobile data plan is not sufficient (1GB MAX). I want to "reverse tether." I don't have ...
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Android device on MTP shows up as “Unnamed Device”

I have a Nexus 5. Ubuntu detects and mounts it fine, and I have no problem in transferring files or any other action. However, it does show up as an "Unnamed Device" in some places (Ubuntu 14.04, both ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't move files from phone storage to computer

I have a HTC One m8, and when I plug it in it shows up in Files as "Android Phone". It shows my internal storage automatically, and at the top it says "Contains digital photos Shotwell". But the issue ...
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Dovecot crashing Android Mail?

I'm trying to configure Dovecot, it seems to be used a lot and has server side mail filtering which I like. However, all my folders are subfolders of the Inbox which seems to confuse the Android Mail ...
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i am trying to install android studio but i have this problem

I'm trying to open studio.sh but I am having this problem osama@osama-HP-PC:~/android-studio/bin$ ./studio.sh bash: ./studio.sh: Permission denied osama@osama-HP-PC:~/android-studio/bin$ sudo ...
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How To Add LZMA Files

Maybe someone here can help me. Is there a way to add LZMA files? You have your uImage; you extract the kernel and then decompress it and run binwalk on it to get this (example): DECIMAL HEX ...
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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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cant put ubuntu on my galaxy nexus! [duplicate]

so i followed the proper steps to install ubuntu on my nexus at the websight provided http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ but when i get to actually ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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Ubuntu is not recognizing android phone

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Android SDK, ADB and some other stuff to develop android app on Ubuntu but phone is not recognizing by computer. Adb is working and phone debug settings are ok. How can ...
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Trying to mount my Nexus 7 via MTP

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I plug in my Nexus 7, nothing shows up in Files to allow me transfer files onto the tablet. When I plug the tablet in I seem to be getting different error messages each ...
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android development environment for ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed 32bit ubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop . i want to setup android development environment to build kernel. please guide which version of android kernel should i use and if there is easy ...
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Phone not recognised in Android Developer Tools (ADT) on Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to run my app on my HTC Desire C, this window comes up: I have no idea why it doesn't find my phone. It does if I run ADT as root, but I don't like doing that because the ownership of ...
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What is probability of porting ART to Ubuntu? [closed]

Ubuntu is going to be converged, so we are talking about unified system. But I want mostly to run android apps on Ubuntu touch. Is it possible for Canonical or enthusiasts to port ART and run Android ...
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Install apk in ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using android-x86 4.4 RC2 with linux ubuntu on an intel laptop. is there any way to install .apk in ubuntu since they are from linux. If there is a chance for it, please let me know.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can I remove Android and install Ubuntu on my Ramos W30 tablet? [duplicate]

Here are the specs of my Ramos W30: • Operating System: Android 4.0.3 • CPU Chipset: Samsung Exynos4412 quad core processor • GPU: Mali-400 Quad Core • RAM1GB DDR3 • Storage: 16GB • Resolution: ...
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After installing Ubuntu Touch dualboot Recovery is lost

I installed Ubuntu Touch dualboot app by following instructions from the Ubuntu Wiki. Installation of UT went fine and I can use the dualboot function properly. However, I see now, my recovery ...
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Android AVD is not starting due to a missing file

I am using 12.04 LTS Ubuntu and have installed everything like Eclipse and Android SDK. Now I have created new AVD and click on start but it is giving me error: Starting emulator for AVD 'new' ...
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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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Using Ubuntu For Android using Kivy

I just want to ask can I use Ubuntu 14.04 for developing an Android application using Kivy? And if so, then which packages do I need to download from Kivy's website??
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MotoG not recognized in ubuntu 12.04, MTP mode not supported. Why?

I bought a MotoG handset and wanted to transfer music files to my phone. But as I connect it to my laptop, Ubuntu doesn't recognize the phone, whereas it detects my friend's HTC phone. Basically, when ...
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Accepting a host key on the device and the workstation

I am trying to install the Ubuntu touch on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus running android 4.3. However, I am having problems understanding how to accept the host key on my device, and what exactly the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wont recognised Android phone

When I connect my HTC one M8 phone with Android 4 (Kitkat), my Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognise the phone. There is nothing on Nautilus to show that it knows its there. The phone will charge but there ...
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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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Getting ADB to run

I've recently installed ubuntu and I need Android SDK (and subsequently, adb) in order to develop my apps to college. The fact is that, no matter what I do, I can't get adb to work. Exporting its ...
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Add android-x86-4.4-RC2 to ubuntu grub

I installed android-x86-4.4-RC2 with windows xp and windows 7, after I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now android-x86-4.4-RC2 is not showing up in grub. What should I do to fix this? Thank you! Edited: I ...
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Is it possible to stream music from multible devices (android/iOS) to a computer, that then makes a queue?

I want to be able to stream music from multible devices, primarily mobilephones, that is on the same Wi-Fi network, to a computer which then makes a queue and then streams from the specific phone, ...
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Want to connect Sony Z2 (Android phone) to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I try to connect it with Sony Xperia Z2 (which has Android 4.4) via USB. I have set Mass Storage Mode(MSC) setting but nothing happens when I connect cell phone to the laptop. ...
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Tightvnc Server - How to [Minimal CPU/Latency] for basic apps over 802.11n direct

Greetings fellow tinkers, and people who... "fix" things... Right then!So I have a Nexus 5 in a chrooted Ubuntu 14.04 that I want to export the display from to a 10 inch tablet via wifi - And before ...
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Is there an android emulator for Ubuntu 14.04?

Preferably one that works properly,like blue stacks on windows.. Thanks
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Ubuntu Dual Boot App (Android) crashes on boot since 4.4.3 update

I updated my Android Nexus 4 to 4.4.3, followed the dual boot instructions to install the dual boot app, but every time i open it it crashes right away. Does any one know how to work around this? ...
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Replace Android on HP Slate 21?

I want to replace Android with Ubuntu for Androids on my new HP Slate 21. As far as I known none has ever tried it yet and I would appreciate if Ask Ubuntu would help out here. Would I need to ...
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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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How to sync Motorola MotoG on Ubuntu 13.10 using Banshee

I recently bought a Moto G, and want to sync music using Banshee. I have mounted the phone to /media/MTPdevice using mtpfs -o allow_other /media/MTPdevice/. The directory listing is $ ls /media/MTP ...
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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 later, ...
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Problem while installing Android ADT

I got this error message,while installing Android adt gzip: stdin has more than one entry--rest ignored tar: Child returned status 2 tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
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Update Android when Ubuntu Phone is installed

I have installed Android and Ubuntu Phone on my Nexus 4. Yesterday I received an update from Android to 4.4.3 which first downloaded correctly but when installing and do the necessary reboot, the ...
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How to fix the issue in connecting allwinner Android tablet for USB debugging on ubuntu 14.04

I have issues in connecting Android tablet for USB debugging on Ubuntu 14.04. I have followed the tutorial from http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1228508 karthikeyan@spark:~$ lsusb ...
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getting rid of dialog box when android phone connected

Since upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, whenever I connect my Android Galaxy SII to my laptop via USB to charge, I get a dialog box that says Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android Unable to open MTP ...
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Can anyone tell me why the terminal is sending me this response?

I am trying to flash 4.4.3 to my nexus 5. When I enter this cd desktop/android I get this bash: cd: desktop/android: No such file or directory I am looking right at the folder on my desktop ...
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Error while setting Android Adt bundle and making it work

(Before marking it as a dupe , please go through my question as it is something different and none of the questions I came across answered this) I have been trying to install Adt-bundle on my 64-Bit ...
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Wifi hotspot to connect to Android using Broadcom 43xx

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 64b on a Dell Inspiron N5010. My wireless device (found using lspci) is Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01). I bought a new android ...
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Embedded Ubuntu's Bluetooth discoverable by Android but not iOS

I have a system running Ubuntu. The Bluetooth device (hci0) is POWERED, DISCOVERABLE, PAIRABLE, and SCANNING(DISCOVERING). It can discover all devices in the area, Android and iOS. Multiple Android ...
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How to run Genymotion via terminal

So I installed Genymotion and I used this website as a guide: https://cloud.genymotion.com/page/doc/. Unfortunately, when I do the last step it won't let me run the application. Thank you. This is ...
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Sqliteman can be used to create database in eclipse?

Can I use Sqliteman to create database in eclipse? for android programming .