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How to install andoid sdk for ubuntu 13.10?

Hellow I am a new ubuntu 13.10 user, I downloaded android sdk from here : http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html but I don't know how to install it and make it work with netbeans 7.4 .
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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What happens to my phone service provider contract if I replace Android with Ubuntu?

I can't seem to easily locate an answer with google. I have the typical 2-year contract with Sprint on my Android phone. I'm curious how Ubuntu effects that? Does the 4G and sms/phone services stay ...
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Ubuntu on LG Nexus 4 [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 4 and at the end of the proces I get the following messages : ERROR:phablet-flash:Command 'adb push /home/lilleplov/Hentede ...
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Error creating Android emulator

When I try to create an Android SDK from terminal like ./android create avd -n nexus4 -t 19 --skin 768x1280 I get an error like Valid ABIs: no ABIs. Error: This platform has more than one ABI. ...
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Android SDK manager not opening

I downloaded and installed the Android SDK ADT Bundle from the official website. When I want to start the SDK Manager a window appears: Initializing... the SDK manager will show up shortly ...
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Use wifi from iPhone via thethering

Im trying to get my friend to try out Elementary OS Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04) but the problem at our school is that the wifi dosen't support Linux, only Windows, Mac and Android. Therefor I get my ...
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Wifi host for android phone [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I access internet on my laptop through a proxy server. I was trying to set up a hotspot for my android phone (Samsung Galaxy Ace; OS:Android v2.3, Gingerbread), ...
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Can I use apt-get to swap my Android device into Ubuntu?

As they both stand for Linux. How can I convert Android into Ubuntu with apt-get, aptitude and other minimum features?
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How to dual boot ubuntu touch [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu touch on my nexus 4 by flashing two zip(Armel + Mako and Touch armhf) files directly from the cwm recovery. I wanted to dual boot my phone with the existing rom(4.4.2 n5 ...
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how to run .apk files on Lubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have some .apk files and want to run on lubuntu 13.10. Please tell a detailed solution
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Problem with installing Android developer files on Eclipse - messed up something with .bashrc

I've been trying to install Android developer tools on Eclipse, and I followed the information in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qk9c-Ug2UI&list=PLQOohAn5nxx43fqFugU6dIwSQNbvXdgi5 . ...
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See Byobu Screens using ConnectBot

I use ConnectBot sometimes to connect to my ubuntu machine, and that works fine, however it just comes up with a standard shell, not my byobu screens that I get when I connect to it using another ...
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Netbeans not locating Android SDK

I am not able to locate android sdk directory for Netbeans. How can I integrete android to Netbeans in ubuntu 12.04. I have already installed the sdk, but not able to locate it with netbeans .plz ...
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Moto X wont connect to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Nexus 5 which when I connect it via USB works perfectly as far as transferring files goes. But as soon as I plug in the Moto X it acts like it doesn't exist. Reminiscent of an Ex-girlfriend ...
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Ubuntu touch on tablet [duplicate]

i have chinese tablet point of view mobii protab26 and there is android on it... i would really like to get ubuntu touch on it. Can anyone help me please?
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Android sdk manager permission denied

I am setting up eclipse and ADT everything is working fine JAVA, android virtual devices and everything except the ADT sdk manager it says permission denied. /home/yousaf/android-sdks/tools/android: ...
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dual-boot tool for nexus 4

Good morning, I have a Nexus 4 and I wonder if Canonical or someone has some tool to do a dual-boot as GRUB for PC ... allowing boot of Android or Ubuntu on the same device. thanks
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why there is no default google task integration with evolution mail?

I have found an application on android device which is having an better integration on Android device which is named as Task and this application is developed by TAM TASKS how does this team are able ...
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Where is dualboot.sh?

I want to install Ubuntu touch, dualbooted with android, as explained in this section: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/DualBootInstallation There seems to be one problem though, the link to the ...
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Ubuntu One client for Android

With Android 4.4 there are new functionality of saving, viewing, and editing documents on cloud storage. I'm able to do all this in one contextual menu. Google Drive and dropbox shows up, but sadly ...
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How to get my Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to adhoc network?

So I've been struggling with this thing for some time now. I tried to set up an access point on Ubuntu 12.04, so I am able to use wifi on my phone through my netbook. I rooted my phone, got it to see ...
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I'm trying to transfer music from my Droid 2 to my laptop, but it isn't working [duplicate]

I connect the phone to the computer via usb and I have no idea how to move files. The ejectable disk isn't showing up. What do? It tried sudo fdisk -l and here is the output: alex@alex-1015E:~$ ...
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Problem with terminal after following instructions: '[How to] Connect your Android Ice Cream Sandwich Phone to Ubuntu for File Access'

After following the instructions my terminal is constantly spewing out alias: command not found alias android-disconnect=”fusermount -u /media/Galaxy” alias: command not found alias ...
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Application to transfer music, photos, data to android phone? [duplicate]

is there is any application in software center to connect android phone to Ubuntu for connectivity just like mobogenie for windows
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Can we use downloaded android source code at another system

I downloaded the android source code in my laptop, my friend also need that. if i just copy it and give to him, is it work for him? if yes so how could we do that. We are using different OS as I am ...
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“no available channels” with ubuntu dual boot on Nexus 5

I successfully installed ubuntu touch on my Nexus 4 yesterday alongside cyanogenmod 10.2. Today I used the method described on the ubuntu wiki to install the "Ubuntu Dual Boot Installer" on my Nexus 5 ...
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mp4 does not upload from android to ubuntu 1

I am experiencing issue uploading mp4 files from android to ubuntu 1 using the app as well as chrome browser. Files are less than 150mb and there is enough space on my cloud. Files does not upload in ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 sleep on android mini pc

A question i wanted to ask was how do i get the sleep modes and shutdown modes working on the android mini pc? i know its possible to boot but shutting down safely seems to be more complicated than i ...
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Some doubts about dualboot and Android [closed]

Hi all Ubuntu community! I need to solve some doubts hehehe :) Are both about #Dualboot and #Android . I have a nx4, and I have clockworkmod and i want to know if it is what cames for defeaut or ...
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error with libz.so.1 on android studio

It's the first time that I open a project in android studio, and the first error that i get is the following: Execution failed for task ':app:mergeDebugResources'. Error: Failed to run command: ...
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USB tethering with Samsung Galaxy Ace?

The network center doesn't find a new wired connection when tethering is enabled. Whether tethering is enabled or not, output of lsusb | grep Samsung is same: Bus 003 Device 009: ID 04e8:681d ...
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Error in Android source code(base_rules.mk:134:)

I found a Error when i try to build Android source code, i am given the spec. what to do for this and what is that mean? any suggestion would be appreciated. ...
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Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play?

Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play? I was looking for it on F-Droid and it can't be found. Ironically, Ubuntu seems to suggest only Google Play - why ...
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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how to run ubuntu desktop apps on android

I would like to be able to run ubuntu desktop applications on my Note 3 without rooting my device. How do I do that? running on Galaxy Note 3 N9005 Android 4.3
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Slow file copy from flash drives (phone, camera)

OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and device im trying to copy from is Android phone or digital camera. In both cases moving single pictures to attached usb 2.0 hdd or sata disk is OK, but smaller videos and bunch ...
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Connect Android device

I've a phone with Android and I use Ubuntu in my PC. The thing is that I can connect my phone through USB and Ubuntu can read it, I mean, I can see the files and stuff, but that's it. I can't ...
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Is there a way to automatically record voice calls using bluethooth from an android phone?

I am using ubuntu and android 4.3 I watched this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57PpFE_penA And I think it will be great if there is such option for Ubuntu. I want every time I am near my laptop, ...
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how to connect to wifi on Ubuntu phone [closed]

I just put Ubuntu 13.10 on my brother's Nexus 4 and it looks great but I can't seem to figure out how to connect to any wifi connections. When I go to the wifi settings page I get no options other ...
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Unbuntu install SGS3 [duplicate]

Maybe this question was asked a thousand times. But i'm abolute not informed about installing operating system. I would like to install Unbuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S3 without lossing the fotos and ...
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Can i install Ubuntu on HTC Butterfly?

After using Ubuntu on PC, I also wanted to try on my "HTC Butterfly". But not dare to tried out what will happen or my data(Android OS) can be restore back or somethings else. So surfing on Google ...
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Bluetooth connection with s3?

I bought a rocketfish micro bluetooth adapter (2.1 connectivity). I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My phone runs Android version 4.1.2, and the model is Samsung-SGH-I747, Kernel version 3.0.31-1300972. I ...
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I'm running Android 4.3 on Virtual Box in Ubuntu 13.10,could it harm my pc or disc?

I have that doubt,'cause I think Android is made for ssd and mine is hdd. I'm doing it for being able to run Whatsapp,it appears to work fine, do you think that when Ubuntu touch will be running ...
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Setup JDK for android studio

I was setting up android studio and got this So I followed the answer here and used sudo update-alternatives --set java /usr/local/java/jdk1.7.0_17/jre/bin/java sudo update-alternatives --set ...
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ubutu 13.10 hotspot not connecting on iphone and android phone

I just install ap-hotspot and follow to setup a hotspot on my ubuntu 13.10. and it start successfully and show Wireless Hotspot active. and it is detected by iphone5 and android 4.2.1 fine but when i ...
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Save enviroment PATH once I added one

I'm trying to add an environment path for android studio, and I've done the following steps: checking is there is already: echo $PATH add my path: export ...
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Where to store Android SDK files

After reading this answer I was wondering where should I put my extracted Android SDK files (step 4)?
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How do I dual boot Android and Ubuntu Touch?

I've ASUS TRANFORMER PRIME TF201 64GB with Android 4.1.1 not rooted. I'd like to install Ubuntu Touch for tablet as second OS. Is it posible? How to do it?
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How to create an android html app easily?

What is the easiest way to create an android html app ? In windows I can create it by using dreamweaver and phonegap . How about ubuntu 13.10 64bit ? Thanks