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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 .
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Ubuntu only shows music files on Andrioid Device

I am having trouble browsing my documents on my Android device through my Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop. It's a Samsung Galaxy Mega and my laptop is a Lenovo Z580. I am able to connect and browse my phone but ...
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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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How To install kivy for python and its dependencies to build android apps?

I have ubuntu 12.04, I read the documentations and it confuses me, I just want to know what to type in the terminal or what and how to download whatever I need. Please Help.
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How do I sync music to my Android with Clementine?

I'm using Gnome Flashback with Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug in my Android 4.4 device by USB, it connects using MTP, and in Nautilus it looks like this: So far, so good. In Clementine, it appears under ...
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Sharing phone's internet connection on laptop without the help of USB cable

At the moment, I use my phone's internet connection on my laptop by using a USB cable. How do I set things up to use internet using my phone without the USB cable. So, that I can get rid of the USB ...
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Android ROM building. Issue with JDK

The other day I was trying to build Android ROM using the AOSP code. I had setup the environment according to the steps mentioned in their guide but I keep getting this error during the same ...
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Cordova unable to add Android Platform

I have created a project and moved into that directory. When I am trying to add "android platform" to the project it gives an error. I have exported the path correctly. Everything worked fine ...
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Ubuntu on Motorola droid 4 [duplicate]

Can anyone give me instruction on how to install ubuntu mobile O.S to a Motorola droid 4.
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Can Rhythmbox sync to a subfolder of my Android phone?

I'd like to try using Rhythmbox to sync my music. I created the ".is_music_player" file on the root of the microSD so it is detected by Rhythmbox and I can sync my music. But when I sync, it syncs to ...
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Share the Internet connestion over Bluetooth (Ubuntu Gnome)

I wanted to create a Wi-Fi hotspot, to share my Internet connection to an android tablet, but that seems to be impossible, as the connection disconnects when I activate the hotspot. Therefore I would ...
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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How to receive texts in Ubuntu desktop

I would like to receive and send texts on Ubuntu desktop. I would be preferable to receive them via pidgin, and also when my phone is not present. I do not have bluetooth. It is a google voice ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 10 (Manta) Using Ubuntu 14.04

fastboot oem unlock results in the tablet displaying the green Android robot lying and message saying the device is already unlocked. My presumption is that Android OS is no longer in the tablet. ...
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Alcatel one touch not found in ADB

I'm trying to connect my alcatel one touch to my PC over USB for use with android studio. adb usb outputs error: device not found adb devices doesn't output any device name : List of devices ...
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Ubuntu Phone - How to install Ubuntu in iBall Smart phones [duplicate]

The Specification of iBAll Andi 4.5h Smart phone is given below. BB Chip: MT 6577 Ms Board :iBall Modem Ver: MAUI.11.AMD.W12. 22.SP.V15.P4,2013/03/15 19.57 Uboot Ver: 2010.06 Kernel Ver: 3.4.0 (build ...
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How do I use the microphone and speaker of my phone as native ubuntu devices?

The Google Voice 'trick' I was using on my Nexus 4 recently became unavailable. Due to poor reception and no landline I could do with getting Google Voice working somehow. Hence... I would like to ...
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Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I have problem flashing my galaxy core SYSTEM with Heimdall using system.img.ext4 ~/Desktop/lll$ sudo heimdall flash --SYSTEM system.img.ext4 Heimdall v1.4.0 Copyright (c) 2010-2013, ...
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Can I put Ubuntu on my Android Incredible 2? [duplicate]

I was sifting through some material online, and I seen one video, and it looked like somebody pulled if off, I will admit I'm new to doing this sort of things to phones, and also if you can make it ...
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Strange USB (phone) behavior

I have 12.04LTS on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and it behaves very strangely when I plug my Samsung Galaxy SII phone into it. When I connect the phone, I get three dialog boxes, one says "Unable to mount ...
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Colour Depth with AndroVM and VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I am running a VirtualBox with AndroVM and am feeling a bit out of my depth. It seems that the virtual screen is running at 16bit rather than 32bit. All the searching I have done points to Guest ...
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How to set the JDK for Android Studio?

I can't compile a default new project for Android 2.1 because(?) the JDK used by Android Studio is JDK 1.7 but it should be JDK 1.6. To change it I go to File -> Project Structure and try to find the ...
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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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I can't run FlashTool on ubuntu-gnome 14.04

I try to run Flashtool 0.9.16 on ubuntu-gnome 14.04 but if I run as Root then it return this error gelasak@gelasak-GA-MA785GT-UD3H:~/FlashTool$ sudo ./FlashTool Running as root. JAVA_HOME not set. ...
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I don't know how to navigate genymotion in the terminal

i have downloaded the genymotion-2.2.0_x86.bin but dont know how to go by it.please help. when i run the chmod +x command line it tells me "no command found" and that no genymotion directory found
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Unable to access “BCM21553 Thunderbird and Unable to open MTP device '[usb:001,004]' when connecting SamsungY Android device

see same problem under previous post: ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable any help would greatly appreciated! ~ loco
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ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable

I had this same problem when previously using ubuntu 13.10, among other issues with my Windows dual boot. So I wiped the hard drive, re-installed ubuntu stand alone, and I still get the same dang ...
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First time using Ubuntu, a few questions

So my gf's dell inspiron 1545 has had a pirated copy of windows 7 ultimate since we got it (from her mom and we think her step dad put the pirated copy on it) She's sick of having an illegal copy and ...
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Android device manager for ubuntu [closed]

I have recently switched to ubuntu from windows and I was looking forward to get any android device managing app for Ubuntu. I have an android tablet [celkon ct2] which has preinstalled mobogenie I ...
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Comprehensive guide to setup android sdk with eclipse on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

I have shifted to Ubuntu only few weeks ago and after setting up Ubuntu my first step was to setup Eclipse for android development. I do not have any knowledge of Linux. I have searched on google and ...
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Bluetooth earphones Jabra Rox Wireless not recognized under Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to connect my bluetooth (4.0) earphones (Jabra Rox Wireless) with my Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. If I activate bluetooth, set it to visible and start pairing mode on the ...
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Boot problems after installing package `android`. How do I fix it?

I was thinking to play with my android phone through usb, so I did an apt-get install android* on my laptop. This this broke my boot. I can not boot it normally, but if I go into recovery and then ...
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how to fix Build_one :function error?

I'm trying to separate audio and video from video file. After searching on the internet I came to know it can be done using FFMPEG. Now I need to build FFMPEG library file for my Android application ...
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ZTE Blade III Pro - Android Phone

I have ZTE BLADE III PRO android smartphone, with 1.2 GHz dual core processor and android 4.1.2 OS, but I want to try Ubuntu Touch, can anybody tell me is it possible to install Ubuntu on this phone ...
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Problems detecting android tablet IView 788TPC with mtp-tools

I installed mtp-tools on 14.04 "Trusty" through Software Center. No problems with install. Issuing `mtp-detect' results in 'Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.libmtp version: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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Can I have android on the phone but Ubuntu on the computer when it is plugged in?

Is it possible to have the Android OS on your phone but when it is plugged into a computer the computer will run Ubuntu? Also, does it support OS X?
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Ubuntu is not detecting my android device

I am new to android. I have just downloaded and installed android sdk. Now when I run the application from eclipse, my device is not getting detected. I have googled and was brought up with this as ...
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Can install Ubuntu for all android tablets ,I have prestigio duo [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on my tablet, Prestigo Duo?
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Creating wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to create a wifi hotspot that other computers and phones can connect to internet. I used links below to achieve but both did not work ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2165035 ...
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problem whith my phone and my Ubuntu PC

I have Ubuntu on my pc and Also I have an Alcatel ot 908. My USB port on my phone is broken (!!!). When I had MS.Windows I used to use A program named Android manager, but it used wifi. Now that I ...