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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 ...
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Running AndroidStudio on Ubuntu 15.10 crash

Right now I am facing the issue that I cannot develop in AndroidStudio using Ubuntu 15.10, because both openjdk-7 and openjdk-8 cause problems. openjdk-7 issue Running AndroidStudio using env ...
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Any Linux app for recuperating data from Android devices (discarded email from Gmail draft)?

One reason why I appreciate Linux is that it has the amazing ability to give solutions for any kind of IT-related problem. I have an Samsung phone running Android GingerBread. I've spend my entire ...
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Application window is not fully visible. Why? Help needed to fit it on screen

When I run Android Studio, the application window is too huge to fit my 15.6 inch laptop screen. As a result I am not able to look at the submit buttons that are at the bottom of the window. Please ...
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Setting Environment Variables for Android Studio [duplicate]

I am running cordova, so i wanted to install android-sdk. Here is the path Android-Studio Path = /home/apps/android-studio Android- /Android/Sdk Whenever i tried to add via export.. it seems to be ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issue with 14.04 LTS/Intel Compute Stick

I am developing code for data transfer between an Android tablet (currently testing on 4.4.4) and an Intel Compute Stick. I was having issues getting the Android device to connect to the Stick. To ...
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Would Java Matter?

I was building Cyanogenmod for S4 Mini and also writing android apps on the Android Studio when I stumbled across the JDK error on the Android Studio. It went something along the lines of OpenJDK was ...
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AIMP remote control problem. Can not connect to local IP

I use an AIMP music player version 3.0 via Wine. This player has a remote control ability, so that you can control the player working on your laptop with your android phone. How it works is it has a ...
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How to remotely access Ubuntu using VNC

I've been trying to configure VNC (Vino) on Ubuntu Desktop so that I can remotely access it from an Android tablet or another PC using a secure connection, but I can't seem to get it working. I had ...
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Can't connect to ubuntu 14.04 from android using ssh

I have a laptop, a desktop and an android phone(Moto G) connected to the same wifi network at home. I had installed openssh-server on my laptop and desktop and could connect between them using ssh. I ...
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How to Root Lenovo k3 Note Smartphone with Ubuntu

I wandered if anyone can give me some advice on how to root the Lenovo k3 Note phone, via Ubuntu. I installed the drivers for this phone and Windows 8 seemed to recognise them. I now need drivers for ...
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Nexus 5 won't share internet connection anymore

I used Nexus 5 to share Internet connection to my laptop via USB. It worked well but suddenly on one day it stopped shared the connection, and it has never shared the connection since then. How can I ...
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Connect Android Phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I am looking a way to connect my Android phone(HTC One Mini android Version: 4.4.2) to Linux Virtual Machine on the host (Both HYper v and Virtual Box). I actually want to enable sending SMS from ...
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Android rom and kernel build error

I am trying android building but I have error I cant solve it. help please I am using ubuntu 15.04 compile error
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Can't mount an Vodaphone Smart 4 Turbo as storage device [closed]

I have a 4.4.4 android phone (Vodafone Smart 4 Turbo), and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop. If I try to connect my phone via usb cable to manage my files, I can't, the pc doesn't respond. But ...
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Unable to run Two android Emulators in Ubuntu

I am using Genymotion android emulator and I am able to use it correctly , Now my question is that I am unable to run 2 android emulator simultaneously(parallel) from android studio , and I am using ...
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Did Canonical just downgrade the kernel?

I'm on 14.04 LTE and I just got a regular update. I ran "uname -r" and it seems the kernel is now "3.13.0-65-generic." I'm very happy with this, because MTP now works with my Android phone (It didn't ...
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BlueStacks for Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm looking for BlueStacks or something like it for Ubuntu 12.04,if I can install BlueStacks, how do I do it? If not, is there another software that can run Android apps? I just want to play Geometry ...
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Android Studio permission

After moving dir with Android/Sdk from /home/user/Adroid/Sdk to /media/victor/DiskName/Dir/Android/Sdk. (this is file from Windows 8 OS).When I run project in Android Studio I have error 1:48:19 ...
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Can I use Guymager tool to create image of Android Phone?

I wish to create bit-by-bit images of Android phone and it's SD card. So far I have learnt to create dd images. But I am unable to use them as they are just raw images. I wish to use this Guymager ...
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adb won't find my device when trying to install Ubuntu Touch

I am an Ubuntu 14.04 User, and I was trying to install Ubuntu on my tablet following the official instructions ...
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gradle errors in android studio

Error:(24, 17) Failed to resolve: junit:junit:4.12 "openFile:/home/jeevansai/AndroidStudioProjects/MyApplication/app/build.gradle" The above mentioned error is appearing in Android Studio has many ...
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how to install android-studio offline

I want to install android studio on an offline pc and i downloaded android studio and android-sdk seperately and installed android studio , added android-sdk to it ,but the studio still says some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 - Android file access issue

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 and having trouble connecting one of my android device. I have tested access files from Samsung galaxy S3/ Moto G3 and Alcatel Idol3 with ubuntu. ...
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What are the file sharing applications that are available in ubuntu similar to shareit app for windows (from android device to ubuntu pc)

I am not able transfer my files from my android device to my ubuntu pc over wifi. Are there any file transfer softwares that works like shareit application in windows.
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I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use?

I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use? Backstory: Followed this tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/image-channels/ ...
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lsusb not detecting Android device

Background: I am trying to install CM12 on my Motorola XT907. I plugged the XT907 into the computer, expecting to see it in adb. Instead, I get this. ku@kubuntu:~$ adb devices List of devices ...
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problem installing android-sdk_r20-linux.tgz on ubuntu

i am trying to install android-sdk on ubuntu platform but when i run sdk manager it showing nothing i could install can someone tell me what to do. As you can see in the image there is nothing i ...
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Problem with connecting Android Phone with Ubuntu 14.04

I have Micromax Canvas Spark Q380 android phone . While connecting this phone via data cable with laptop with edubuntu 14.04 LTS OS , only charging of the phone is done. After connecting the phone , ...
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Android adb no permission

I'm trying to use adb from a Ubuntu(+Cinnamon) machine. The problem is that I get following message from adb devices: List of devices attached TA8830OIVO no permissions Where TA8830OIVO is my ...
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Android virtul device launching problem

When I launch my emulator it say : Failed to start emulator: Cannot run program /home/mahfuz(my computer name)/Android-Sdk(folder)/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator": error=2, No such file or ...
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Create Wifi Hotspot in ubuntu 15.04

i am trying to create a wifi hot spot in 15.04 using default hot spot creation option. Please see these images: Image 1 Image 2 After that i connected the network in my android (4.4) mobile. the ...
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About installing Android studio using Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box installed in my PC and I want to install Android Studio using it. Please help to install it or suggest some other methods.
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root privilege is not working on chmod in android adb shell

shell@android:/system/etc/wifi # shell@android:/system/etc/wifi # ls -l -rw-r--r-- root root 326 2013-12-19 14:37 p2p_supplicant.conf -rw-r--r-- root root 282 2013-12-19 ...
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Installing Android with LG Skin on Aquaris B5 Ubuntu Edition

I am thinking about getting an Aquaris B5 Ubuntu Edition (despite the fact that I am not too tech savvy). I was wondering, whether it was possible to install the Android LG Skin on my Aquaris, in ...