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Syncing Banshee with Android phone external SD Card, not mounting properly with MTP or PTP

I am running banshee on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I have a samsung 5 phone, which has an external SD card. I would like to sync my playlists to my external card, but am having problems. I think my main ...
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Getting updates on Android Studio on Linux Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed Android studio on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a guest in VMWare 10 on my windows 10. But when I check for updates it shows me some updates available and a message ...
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How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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Android Studio sdk directory

I installed android-studio through ./studio.sh command in terminal and manually created desktop-entry with following details in it : [Desktop Entry] Version=1.5.1 Type=Application Name=Android Studio ...
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Installing Ubuntu in tablet [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu desktop OS on an android tablet? Is it possible to replace android and have Ubuntu as the only OS. If yes, then how do I install it onto my tablet? Do I need to backup my Android? ...
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Pair Andorid Studio with github, git error?

I'm working on a project with my teammates but when i try to pair the project on my andorid studio fro github on VCS into checkout from version control, when i click on clone i get this error Clone ...
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Broken screen phone as wifi hotspot

I have dropped my android phone (Galaxy Ace 3), and unfortunately screen is not working. Is there anyway to turn on usb tethering or wifi hotspot remotly via usb with my ubuntu?(yes, the phone works ...
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Android studio error

when i try to launch android studio bu terminal using the file studio.sh all went well and the program is on but i see these line Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option ...
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Problem with android studio

I try to install android studio but I found this error. Can someone help me? If I write on terminal sudo apt-get install android-studio Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Why is my attempt to install Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 10 (manta) blocking?

On the instructions for installing Ubuntu on Android hardware (I have a new Nexus 10 32G wireless), I'm at the step of installation that says: Install Ubuntu using your selected channel, in this ...
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How do I get past the space in the name of the root directory on my mtp-mount cell phone?

I have a Motorola Droid Maxx which I can access from Thunar and the command line, but not from inside a bash script. The problem is that the root directory on the phone appears as "Internal storage" ...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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Boabab crashes when smart phone SD loaded

When I try to look at the disk usage of my smart phone, boabab crashes with this error: baobab (baobab:12084): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: value "-nan" of type 'gdouble' is invalid or out of range for ...
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ubuntu-device-flash touch hangs at waiting from VirtualBox

Aim: to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. Environment: I have installed Ubuntu Mate 1.10.2 in a VirtualBox machine (Win7 as host) and I can successfully connect to my device through adb and ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 tablet? [closed]

I'm not asking if it's supported, I'm asking if it's possible. I read up on the instructions for installing onto a tablet, but it tells me to allow USB debugging via my android tablet. Can I install ...
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Android sdk on Ubuntu 32bit

I have some issues in running android sdk(ADB) on ubuntu 32-bit. I downloaded and updated sdk on ubuntu 14.02 64-bit, and now reusing it on ubuntu 15.10 32-bit. But when i try ./adb devices on ...
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How to set Java 7 as default?

For android 4.4.4 development, I needed Java 6. But eventually I moved over to Android 5.0 development which needed Java 7. When I tried using sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre and sudo apt-get ...
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installing android sdk in android studio

ok here is the deal, for some reason i couldn't download android studio + android studio bundle, I download them both seperate each other, in install section of android studio there is a part to ...
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Error 'struct android::MediaRecorderBase' has no member named 'pause'

I'm trying to build Ubuntu phone on Nexus 4, and am stuck with the following error. Could you please help me find out what I missed or did wrong? Thanks in advance. ...
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When I attempt to tether my Android (Samsung Galaxy S2) on lubuntu I get “TUNSETIFF: Device or resource busy”

I'm trying to use EasyTether and I've installed all the Android drivers. I read somewhere that you have to use the command "adb kill-server" but it still gives me the same error.
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no permissions fastboot - fastboot and adb not working

I'm trying to unlock my Moto phone using ADB but I when I do a fastboot devices I keep getting no permissions fastboot Even sudo fastboot devices is not helping with sudo I get this sudo: ...
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Any tool available for managing android phone on ubuntu?

I find it's not convenient to manage and back up android phone via its self, such app uninstall, merge contacts, bulk delete messages etc... there are plenty of apps on Windows. is there any candidate ...
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Can I connect The Serval Mesh (Android) to B.A.T.M.A.N (Ubuntu)?

According to B.A.T.M.A.N. site, The Serval Mesh is based on B.A.T.M.A.N. project, if it is true, can I connect my Android device to my Laptop? and how? thank you. Regards, Esminetsz
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ERROR Installation Guide for Android SDK

According to the Complete Installation Guide for Android SDK/ADT Bundle on Ubuntu (already answered in 'askubuntu.com'), I tried to install 'android sdk' and everything was fine up to 4th option (up ...
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Problems copying files with MTP from Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to Kubuntu 15.10

I'm having real problems copying files from my phone (Samsung S5 mini) to my laptop (Kubuntu 15.10). I've tried many of the suggestions on other sites, such as udev rules and installing more mtp ...
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How to setup a Android simulator

How can I setup a android simulator in Ubuntu 15.10? Genymotion seems the best way, but is to expensive for me. I tried install the SDK simulator and ended up with some problems and couldn't get it to ...
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Question involving a unique scenario involving: Dual Tethering, Bride Networking, Android/ADB, and HTTP Based Proxies

This is a quite unique scenario that I am currently in. On wednesday I moved and am currently looking for an internet provider. At the current time I'm using usb tethering on my Android Phone through ...
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Login to computer with Android phone

Is it possible to login or unlock my Ubuntu computer with my android phone over WiFi? I am looking for some functionality like that offered by rohos logon key for windows and osx which unlocks the ...
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Ubuntu won't accept files over bluetooth, i have tried changing settings in personal file sharing

When i want to send a file from my nexus 7 (android 6.0) it fails to send the file, and my nexus 7 says the transfer is forbidden by the target device. I can send files, but not receive them. I have ...
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Folders on Android Internal Storage show as files via MTP?

I recently bought the new Nexus 5x and Google's official USB Type-C to USB A cable. Weirdly, upon plugging my N5X into my computer for the first time, the file system did not come up as expected. What ...
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How to connect Android over wifi on a virtual usb?

Nobody knows me here, because I am posting first time. Here is my major problem: After stupidly messing around in factory-mode of my MTK Android phone, I lost both Imei numbers (and all the secret ...
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Moto G not listed by Qt Creator / adb after upgrading to 15.10

I developed happily with my Moto G on Ubuntu 15.04 a while ago. I upgraded to 15.10 and now that I tested it again Qt Creator (official 5.5 SDK) doesn't see the device anymore. Developer mode and ...
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How to install to tablet [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu like desktop version to my xiaomi mi pad?instead of android. Im very interested in. Please ,help me. Thank you
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Need Help with Android Studios

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install Android Studios on it. I keep getting this Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=350m; support was removed in 8.0 ...
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Can I install Ubuntu touch on any android phone which got 1B RAM and 4GB internal memory? [duplicate]

Currently I'm using Lava IRIS 504q mobile running about 4.2 Jelly Bean... It has got 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage out of which nearly 1GB memory is reserved for apps.... Memory is expandable up to ...
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How to copy sd card data to pc? I want to copy sd card to pc running ubuntu 15.10

I want to backup all the data from phone's SD card to PC. While simply doing copy & paste it shows an error. My phone is Motorola g 2nd gen lollipop. The customer care is of no use as they only ...
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Android Studio Installation

I got an error while installing Android studio. The following SDK components were not installed: source-23, extra-google-m2repository and platform-tools Retry didn't work, so I canceled and ...
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LG Android phone not (always) being recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 as PTP storage device

So I'm trying to write applications in Android Studio using Ubuntu 15.04 and most of the time, it works and I can use my phone to debug my application. However, sometimes, it will randomly fail to ...
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Can I get access to Ubuntu apps on Ubuntu touch if I allow read write access?

Okay so I'm an impatient bastard who realises he should have waited but purchased the BQ HD5 Ubuntu mobile phone back in June whilst being fully aware it didn't have that many apps available as was ...
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How do I get Android Project Wizard to show up in Eclipse?

I downloaded Eclipse, and I am trying to create an android project in it. There is no android project wizard however, where as the tutorials tell me there should be. What do I need to do to get this ...
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I installed android studio using umake, but I can't find the AVD Manager

I installed android studio using umake, but I can't find the AVD Manager. How do I get avd manager installed and working on ubuntu?
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Android Studio disappear after opening a project?

I have Ubuntu 14.4 system and Android studio. Its working good but after some update of jdk and may be system update, now i having problem that whenever i open my android studio, its open android ...
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Android Studio-Classes can not be instantiated

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I've started to delve into app development and I'm following some online tutorials and I've come across this rendering issue. Whenever I select any theme other than ...
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Ubuntu can't “always” find android

There are many questions about Androids having trouble tethering to Ubuntu. Mine actually does work...some of the time. So I don't think I need to rewrite any code. If there was a way Ubuntu could ...
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How can i play music from my mobile through pc and make calls and talk from pc connected via bluetooth or USB

I have used Android notifier for notification on Ubuntu from my android mobile. I have also tried blueman for playing music in PC from mobile (but not working now. Not getting the audio output in pc). ...
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add android or similar in dualboot on meizu mx4 edition ubuntu

I want install Android and Ubuntu Touch, in dual-boot, on my Meizu. However, I fail to install both at the same time. How can I make make my device dual-boot with both Android and Ubuntu Touch?
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How well will the Toshbia Chromebook 2 (celeron 3215U processor) running Ubuntu be suited for local android and web development (not cloud)?

I'm looking for a portable slim cheap laptop just for development. I will be using it for Android development and Web development (Rails, PHP or Python). All this will be done locally and not on the ...
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know of any way to activate bluetooth server to connect to the internet on my android?

so, im trying to use my HTC 510 to connect my computer to the internet (in ubuntu 15.10 of course). I can use PDAnet to do USB tethering on windows 7, but as far as I can tell Ubuntu doesn't support ...
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Unable to do usb tethering of Android Gingerbread phone in Ubuntu 14.04

Phone A - Gingerbread 2.6.35.7 Phone B - Jellybean 3.4.5 On Ubuntu 12.04, both phone can do USB tethering for sharing internet On Ubuntu 14.04, only phone B was able to do USB tethering. When I ...