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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 ...
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Connecting Android Device To Remote Machine Using USb

I have an android device which I have connected to my desktop running linux using USB. I am accessing a remote machine using my desktop which is also running linux. I want to run some command on my ...
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USB Tether keeps repeating 'Checking phone status…'

I am attempting to use the wireless capability of my Asus Memo Pad HD 7 ME173x tablet as an access point for my Ubuntu PC over USB. I installed USB Tether on both my tablet and my computer. I activate ...
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ADT Bundle's Menus Does Not Open on 13.10

I download Android Bundle 64bit to my 64bit Ubuntu 13.10. Installation was correct. Bundle opens properly but when I try to use top menus of Eclipse they don't open. How I can solve this problem?
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Locked Andriod Jelly Bean 4.2

I spoke to a sales rep about a Google nexus 10 and he said that the current OS (Andriod Jelly Bean 4.2) was 'locked' and could not be upgraded. He said that the nexus 7, just as the 10 started out ...
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Android mobile wiping softwares for ubuntu

are there any applications that can be used to wipe away and factory reset an android china tablet i have tried this one but this looks to be made only for windows ...
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Android Eclipse In Ubuntu

I am having an Error When Launching Eclipse For Android Developmet. error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Pleae Help me to ...
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How do I transfer large files from my phone to my computer? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a 6.7 GB file onto my Samsung Galaxy S3. I want transfer it to my computer but I get this error: libmtp error: Could not get file from device. This is the only time it has ever ...
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SH file, direct access [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and I've just installed Android studio (it was a .sh file along with a bunch of other files and folders) I went and did ./studio.sh (as the readme stated) and it worked. However, ...
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Is Ubuntu Missing The Shared WiFi Connection That Kubuntu Comes Preinstalled With?

I just started using Linux a couple of months ago. I started with Lubuntu and later switched to Kubuntu, which seemed nice and all except for its constant slowness. But on Kubuntu, i was able to share ...
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Nexus 10 Problem restoring Android

new Nexus 10. Tried Ubuntu-Touch over the weekend and now trying to restore Android, but it appears to be hanging at the "sending 'system'" stage. What am I doing wrong? Here is the dump: ...
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difficulty transferring file to android phone

When I first connect my android phone, it gives me the open to open a folder, but I closed it and how I can't find it. Disconnecting and reconnecting my phone doesn't give me the a chance to open the ...
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Install Java 6 for a single project while leaving the default for the rest of the system at Java 7

In order to install a development environment for an older version of Android, I need to have Java 6 installed. I already, however, have Oracle Java 7 installed on my system and would like to keep it ...
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How to share current desktop through tightvnc

Is it possible to share my current desktop in ubuntu 14.04 with tightvnc and connect and control it using an android app (vnc viewer). I have installed tightvncserver and am able to connect with vnc ...
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How to I use Androidx86 ubuntu dualboot?

I dualBooted androidx86 and ubuntu, and used the 40_custom file. So when i choose android kitkat from grub2 menu, it starts android, and it loads for ever in the page where the glossy android is ...
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What does bash do with line 11 here?

The nature of the question here is broad enough truly to include Ubuntu. I was just picking around forums analyzing this and that and line 11 puzzled me. What I would like to know is, what exactly is ...
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Android Developer Tools Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated my computer to Ubuntu 14.04, and I really liked and enjoyed all new features, however within an hour or two, my enjoyment ended. I soon learned that the ADT bundle would crash ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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my android device cannot connect to made wifi hotspot

first I created a wifi hot spot for android successfully. Its being detected but cannot connect, its getting stuck at obtaining ip address. why? please help.
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Running Android Emulator through Qemu on Lubuntu

I am trying to use an Android Emulator on my computer through Qemu. My computer is a PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu. I downloaded and installed Qemu and the Qemu Launcher. I also downloaded a .iso ...
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File transfer with MTP device on Ubuntu 12.04 via GVFS

Hello I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1(Android 4.1.2) and Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit installed on my laptop. I added the following ppa https://launchpad.net/~langdalepl/+archive/gvfs-mtp and did an ...
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Porting Ubuntu Touch on Motorola XT624 (Iron Rock) [duplicate]

Does anybody could help me on this challenge? I want to port Ubuntu Touch on my Motorola XT624 (Iden + 3G + Wifi) Android Phone. These Smartphone is similar to others Mororola Razr, but the main ...
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Ubuntu Touch uninstall p4 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (gt-i5500) (p4wifi) but it doesn't look as good as I thought. Now, I want to reinstall the stock firmware, but odin on Windows doesn't show ...
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Mount and bind directory to access it with Apache 2.2.20 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new un the world of GNU/Linux and I have a problem which I think is caused by the permissions which are not correct. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with chroot running under Android 4.4.2 (I don't know ...
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Using .apk files on ubuntu

I wanted to know if .apk files xan be reverse compiled to get source code and then be recompiled for x86 platform to make it work on an ubuntu or windows system? Related Question: Can I run Android ...
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kdeconnect not showing up in the list of programs in ubuntu 14.04

kde-connect is available to install from software center in ubuntu 14.04 but not showing up in the menu or search. i am using gnome shell on running in terminal as gksu kdeconnect i am getting ...
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Why am I getting these error messages when I try to view media files on my Android device?

(Note: This question originally expressed two problems. After creating the bounty, I figured some things out, so I've narrowed it down to just one problem.) I have just made a fresh install of Ubuntu ...
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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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How do you transfer quickly a link from your computer to an android smart phone

I need a way to transfer links quickly in order to open them from my android terminal. Any ideas? Note it's not about files, It's just links and I'm looking for a manner to do it properly, easily ...
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Is it possible to shrink/enlarge/edit Ubuntu partition/filesystem on a Nexus4 dual boot system?

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 device, using this procedure, in dual boot mode (Android 4.4.2 + U.Touch). Then I was trying to install some packages (prerequisites for another ...
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Recover accidently deleted eclipse ini File

I accidentaly switched my Eclipse ini file with an android Eclipse ini file. I did not create a backup of the old ini file, so that option is out of the door. I don't know where to get a working one, ...
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How do I root my LG Optimus F3 on Linux? [closed]

Also, can someone please tell me where to find the linux drivers for my phone, so that I can root my phone? Do I even need a specific set of drivers if I am running linux? I am using Elementary OS ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my Archos 101xs tablet

I have a 101xs in my possession, and I would like to use it as a test device for some Android development project. The main issue I have today is that Eclipse (the ADT version) can't seem to detect ...
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connecting to tomcat7 from android emulator

I can connect to apache server from chrome and firefox by typing 127.0.1.1:8080 and default page is shown, but when i type the same from my android emulator, no webpage is loaded, request timeout ...
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Is the ASUS me173x compatable with the tablet version of Ubuntu?

I am wondering about my ability to install an actual OS on my low-cost ASUS me173x notebook 7 HD tablet. It's only got 1G ram and an ARM v7 processor. Would it work with an image for Kindle Fire or ...
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Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (Wifi). While preparing for this I need (for the case restoring of Android is necessary) to know the name of the factory image for Galaxy Tab 3 ...