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Can I switch the focus of programs running on Ubuntu from an Android device?

I have a computer monitor from which I can watch videos, using my Android tablet as a remote. I can watch local videos with VLC and use a VLC remote app, and I can also watch YouTube videos in Chrome ...
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Why can't I rename folders on my Android device from my Ubuntu interface?

When I connect my Android phone to my Ubuntu 14.10 computer (Gnome Flashback), it connects without errors, and a Nautilus window opens: I went into Phone/Music directory, and I wanted to create a ...
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Unable to install android studio dependency is not satisfiable

I am trying to install android studio from this source: The following packages have unmet dependencies: android-studio : Depends: lib32ncurses5 but it is not installable Depends: ...
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Missing tools.jar (Android Studio)

The command $ ~/android-studio/bin/studio.sh says 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I have searched for the solution ...
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Text appearing on top whenever I open terminal

Whenever I open my terminal I get this text at the top: bash: export: ...
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What module or Package enables USB tethering support

I have Ubuntu desktop that handles Android tethering. i.e. using the internet from the Android device. If I wanted to add that feature to Ubuntu server what module/package would I need to install.
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Android - modify FBReader for android under ubuntu environment

I want to modify open source FB Reader (epup pdf reader) for android so that I can include my own defined capabilities. As per the assignment given to me that I have to modify the code of the .cpp ...
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Usb-thethering unsuccessfull from Android to Ubuntu (non-english)

I cant get an internet connection from mine Android phone for desktop with Ubuntu via USB-thethering, unless Ubuntu is not localized English (I need Estonian). If Ubuntu is set for Estonian, it ...
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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How to edit PATH in order to change path of a directory?

I want to add ANDROID_HOME into my path. I added following lines: export ANDROID_HOME=~/android/sdk/ export PATH=${PATH}:$ANDROID_HOME/tools:$ANDROID_HOME/platform-tools I want to edit ANDROID_HOME ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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Is there an Ubuntu distribution which is customized to run on the android kernel? [duplicate]

Every android device has a more or less customized kernel. Most of these are open source?!(I am not sure about the "most".) Is there a Linux or even better ubuntu distro which comes with has support ...
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Launching Android Studio from Terminal [duplicate]

I've downloaded and installed Android Studio and also added the path to my .bashrc export PATH="~/android-studio/bin/:$PATH" What I'm looking at now is that one command which will launch android ...
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Unable To Run Cordova Platform add android on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried running both cordova platform add android and sudo cordova platform add android and I get the below error: sudo cordova platform add android Creating android project... ...
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Unable to launch Android SDK Manager in Terminal

I am trying to open my Android SDK Manager which I installed and used before, and the instructions on the official website for it here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/adding-packages.html ...
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Unable to mount LG optimus L5 as USB

I have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04.1 (amd64) last week on my acer aspire E1-571. I plugged the phone (LG optimus L5)and it was mounted as a usb massive storage. Few days later, I installed by error an ...
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Need help logging in at greeter using a wireless remote/device

I'm running Tahr (Desktop) on a Brix S as a small pseudo server/HTPC (mainly to save costs and space). The box sits under my TV and I'm trying to set it up so that my wife and I can control the box ...
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installing a jdk and android studio after downloading its zipped folder

this is a common error whenever i try to install jdk, jre and android studio : error processing package oracle-java7-set-default (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport ...
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Unable to mount device

Im trying to install a version of ubuntu onto my vtab1008 mainly to see what it can do. ive been following this guide ...
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“Unknown platforms” when running phonegap on a nexus 5

I'm trying to run a test phonegap application on my nexus 5. (Ubuntu 14.04 is my system OS). I'm running this to get my device id: adb devices which outputs: List of devices attached ...
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file transfer between lenovo A328 kitkat and ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Lenovo A328 smartphone with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). When I connect that device to ubuntu 12.04 pc it does not detect the device. it detects device when connected as camera (I have no sd storage ...
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Misc. Q's for installing Ubuntu Phone/Tablet on the Galaxy S5 [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Galaxy S5 with 16 GB and I had many things that are way over my head: -Can It be dual booted? -Is it possible to boot from the micro-sd card slot? -Is it ...
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can't browse on wifi (wlan0)

At this moment I'm in hospital and I'm trying to use the Wi-fi network that is available for the patients. Even if I'm connect to the network and the signal strength is excellent I can't browse on the ...
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“No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.” , error occures while building android source code

I have downloaded Android kitkat source code(android-4.4.1_r1) from Git repository. Then I set required initial setup environment. And then try to build android source code. I did this entire ...
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how to copy a specific file from a android device on a root location

how to copy a specific file from a android device on a root location I need to copy a file from a android device to usb but to do that I need root access. Because the file is in the system file.
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I want to download Ubuntu mobile os for android [duplicate]

I have dual core, 512 MB ram mobile device. Which Ubuntu OS can I install in my device? Please give me download links to support my mobile configuration.
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ELI5 - Used Android SDK to install platform tools but couldn't run adb until after apt-get - why?

Tried to apt-get to install adb and it couldn't locate the package. So I downloaded the SDK from the Android Developer site and used it to install the platform tools. From within the platform tools ...
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Genymotion doesn't shows virtual device that was added when I start it

Recently I installed oracle virtual-box on my ubuntu 14.10 as I wanted to run a android emulator Genymotion on it.I installed Genymotion and added a MOTO-X 4.4.4 virtual device to it intially. ...
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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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Run Android Apps on Ubuntu [duplicate]

How can you run android apps on ubuntu? I have seen that there is some way to run ubuntu on the phone, but I want it the other way.
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...
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How do you install Android Studio for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have looked around the web and tried to follow the official instructions (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) but the file I am meant to run called "Studio.sh" wont run? Thanks.
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Installing android studio

When I tried to install android studio on my 14.04LTS ubuntu system on opt directory as according to mentioned on by clayton(ubuntu user) but I could not install it as accordingly. 1.unpack android ...
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how to enable unity global menu on Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed android studio in ubuntu but I expected something like this: however I have this: what do I need for enabling unity global menu on Android Studio???
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Problem in android-studio

I have installed android-studio.While installing the set up wizard I found two issues 1.ADB server stopped working 2.Unable to create AVD Then also I have installed it by selecting finish. When I ...
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Is there any way I can do an android screencast to my computer?

I know there are a lot of third party screencast apps and such, but I've seen android cast to a chromecast, and wonder if it is possible to do that to my computer running ubuntu. I think it runs over ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 14.04 access the files on my Android phone? [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a Xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I am no longer able to communicate with my Samsung S4! When ...
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Tried everything, cannot configure SAMBA on my Ubuntu systems on different interfaces

As the title suggests, I have tried everything but cannot see my Desktop 14.04 Ubuntu Gnome box from my laptop running the same distro, and vice versa. However, I CAN see my laptop samba shares from ...
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HTC One (GSM) Cannot Connect to Ubuntu 14.04 (Android 4.4.3)

I am having trouble with my HTC One (M7 GSM) that won't connect to my Ubuntu laptop. It shows nothing basically. I plugged it into the USB port and used lsusb, but it showed nothing about my Android ...
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Setting custom font issues

Currently, I'm working on setting FreeSans as the standard font in my Ubuntu installation. But it stays ubuntu at three places: The category headers in the Unity dash, the text at the logout, shutdown ...
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Android Studio ADB error

I keep getting this error when I start Android Studio. I am running Ubuntu, I did a fresh install and this happened upon start up. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually ...
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Accessing the internal HD on a Samsung Gravity with broken screen

the screen on my old Samsung Gravity is broken and not responding, but the phone itself is working. My Ubuntu laptop (14.04 LTS) does not detect the phone when I plug in via USB. I just want to copy ...
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bash script: netcat output not occur and not identified

I want to create partition image of a rooted Android Smart Phone. In a terminal I can do it as below. Session 0: adb forward tcp:31337 tcp:31337 Session 1: adb shell su :/# dd if= bs=4096 | nc -l ...
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Does ubuntu wifi sharing process support samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1?

:) Lately, I have been trying to share my internet to my android tab(Samsung Galaxy tab 2, 10.1) via Wifi hotspot. What I did: I have used KDE network manager to create a wifi(shared) profile with ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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How to create a PATH environment variable for Android Studio? [duplicate]

I am a newbie and have no idea about linux or ubuntu. I have successfully installed Android studio but have problem in opening it. The developer site instructs to add PATH environment variable but I ...
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installing android data recovery on ubuntu

how to install android data recovery on ubuntu? I visited several websites but they only provide windows and mac dowmloads I did factory reset on my android device. Even after syncing fb, twitter and ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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How do I setup connectbot to access files from ubuntu and vice versa?

I am using ssh to transfer files between all my home computers and want to be able to do the same with my android phone and was told that connectbot is the way to go. The problem is I have no idea ...