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Android emulator doesn't start

My android emulator was working with ubuntu 13.10 x64 till I reinstalled it. I have downloaded java jdk and jre, the newest version of the Android Development Tools for linux x64, libstdc++6:i386 and ...
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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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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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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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can ubuntu nexus be installed on asus MeMo

I have an Asus MeMo, Im really hoping that if ubuntu can be installed on it by using the nexus 7 installer, both tablets look and are almost identical with the 1.2mp cam of the nexus, the 1mp cam of ...
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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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How to define where Banshee stores the music in Android devices?

I recently bought a Samsung S4 Mini instead of a new iPhone, hoping that I'd be able to sync my music to the external SD card using Ubuntu 13.04. I've managed to get banshee to copy a single track at ...
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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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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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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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Will Android apps be compatible with the Ubuntu Phone OS?

I have heard that there is some similarity in the code used for both Ubuntu and Android programs, but has there been any mention in all the recent publicity over the forthcoming Ubuntu OS for phones, ...
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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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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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New AVD not creating properly in android

I have copied android-sdk-linux folder from one PC to another PC, and installed Eclipse and Set appropriate paths (both tools and Platform-tools) but I cannot create any avd. When I try to create ...
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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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How can I run Ubuntu Desktop on my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

Is there a method to run a fully functional Ubuntu system on the Galaxy Nexus? The two methods I know of are Ubuntu Touch Preview, and Ubuntu on top of Android via VNC, but there are problems with ...
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How do you use an android tablet as a second display?

I've noticed people using a product for Windows and Mac called iDisplay which lets you use your Android or iPad as a secondary display. This seems like a great idea, and something that could be done ...
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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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How can I open binary Android ROM image files? (.img)

I'm a Windows/Mac/Ubuntu and Android user, so I know what I'm talking about, when I say: How do I open binary image files? (.img) They just won't open, on any OS… I'm an Android dev… I'm currently ...
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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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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] ...
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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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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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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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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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Android 3D acceleration in androVM with primusrun?

I have been trying an Android Virtual Machine called androVM on an Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit laptop with Intel/Nvidia hybrid graphics configuration as the guest OS (details on the graphic cards below). I ...
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ADT Installation Ubuntu 13.10

It's been a while.. I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP Sleekbook 14. It is working fine. Now i wanted to install ADT on it for android app development. I downloaded the package from the official ...
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cannot connect Ubuntu with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 over Wifi

Cannot connect or see Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 from my Ubuntu machine on Wifi. Error message when I scan Wifi from Galaxy Note: No Windows shares found on network When connecting Galaxy Note with ...
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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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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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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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How do I install libusbx library

I am trying to run flashtool (flashing utility for android phones) in ubuntu. Already setup java and appropriate environment On execution the following error comes up rajeswar@WebE-PCl:~$ ...
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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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How can I see Ubuntu file system, installed on SDcard, FROM Android

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32bit bootable on my SD card (16GB) giving 6GB for Ubuntu (4 for documents), 10 to Android (FAT32 - boot flags). How can I open Ubuntu files from Android device? Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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Restoring android after ubuntu touch fails

I'm trying to restore android after playing around with ubuntu touch I follow exactly the same steps described the ubuntu's wiki page i.e. Download the factory image corresponding to your device's ...
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How to delete sensitive data on Android phone?

I want to sell an old Android phone. How can I delete sensitive data on my Android phone with a MicroSD card from within Ubuntu, in a secure manner?
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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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Getting the program “repo”?

I'm trying to follow the instructions at http://developer.mips.com/android/android-source-code/ to install an android development environment on my Ubuntu 12 but I'm missing the program repo Could ...