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Complete Installation Guide for Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu

What all needs to be done to install Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu? Each of the steps in the answer was found on some different forum as I encountered obstacles getting started with my Android ...
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sharing a PC's internet connection to connect HTC One M8 device to the internet

I've HTC One M8 and in the settings there is an option called:"share a computer's network connection with this phone" any one who use HTC One M8 can reach it by going to: Settings WIRELESS &...
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How to enable nautilus to show all files on android phone connected via usb mtp?

Android (4.2.2) phone (HTC Desire 310) is detected by Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS successfully. Nautilus starts automatically. But only a few folders are shown. And there are missing much more folders and ...
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Genymotion virtual device got no IP adress

when I try to run HTC Evo 4.3 (or other devices, it doesn't matter) in Genymotion (2.3.0 x64) (with VirtualBox 4.3.10) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get: The virtual device got no IP address. The VirtualBox ...
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My hotspot is not visible for my android phone

I made hotspot on classic way. Create New WiFi Networr... etc. and it's working but when I'm searching my hotspot on my android he can't recognize her. So how to solve this
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Orange Roya Android Phone not able to mount in Ubuntu

I have an Orange Roya Android mobile that just does not want to mount in Ubuntu. I have tried a lot of workarounds and I cannot figure it out. On the phone side, it is set as an MTP device, I have ...
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Can't connect to hostapd hotspot - Password Loop

I have a Linksys router that I've set to use Mixed B/G Mode, WPA2 Personal, and AES, and I'm trying to replicate that setup on a single-board computer running hostapd so that I can eliminate a box ...
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How to mount an Android Device on i3?

I am using i3 windows manager on Ubuntu 14.04. When I do lsusb I see: Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd GT-I9100 Phone [Galaxy S II], GT-I9300 Phone [Galaxy S III], GT-...
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add android sdk to path

I want to setup cordova on my machine, I installed cordova and create a new project then add android platform, now i want to emulate cordova app on my smartphone using "cordova run android" command ...
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How to stream MKV from ASRock rack C2750D4I to Samsung TV UE40ES6710, Android, iPhone

I've got mostly MKV movies and mp3 music files on the server with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ( Desktop ). What is the best DLNA to chose for it. It needs to have: Support for MKV/MP3 On the fly transcoding ...
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How to mount a Samsung galaxy S5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the USB port, this comes up: **Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android** Error initializing camera: -60: Could not ...
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Kdeconnect for Ubuntu

Is there an app in ubuntu that provides the same integration with android phones as kdeconnect? Now that KDE is a framework it mightn't have the same impact of installing libs into my Ubuntu install ...
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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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Ubuntu Vivid Android USB tethering not works

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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Videos which are converted in Linux do not play in mobile browser

I used avconv and ffmpeg to convert video files, but these files after this process did not work on a mobile browser. They only work as well on VLC or any other browser of desktop (Linux or Windows). ...
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installing lamp showing errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apache2 is already the newest version. The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...
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Fastboot detects my device but not adb

I have a Moto G (Falcon-xt 1033). Recently I successfully flashed cm 13 nighly on my device, everything worked fine, used the phone a little while, then flashed supersu and device went into a boot ...
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How can I stream audio from Android to Ubuntu over USB

Android supports using the USB port as an audio output so I wanted to connect it to my USB port and have a new audio input on Ubuntu. I know this can be done using bluetooth or with a multimedia ...
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Android Studio - empty project after importing from Github

I have a big problem with android studio. Now I'm working on a project and I have to pair the repository from github to android studio. The connection and the clone of the folder went well. I can't ...
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how to make root to mobile Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-19060 on Ubuntu for upgradation

I am trying to upgrade Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060 from Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean to Android 5.1 Lolipop or more latest version on Ubuntu 15.10. How to make root it. Please anybody can provide ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't move files from phone storage to computer

I have a HTC One m8, and when I plug it in it shows up in Files as "Android Phone". It shows my internal storage automatically, and at the top it says "Contains digital photos Shotwell". But the issue ...
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Phone is recongized in Ubuntu but cannot be found in dev/sdb

I have a LG v10 and when I plug it into Ubuntu 12.02, it is recognized and Ubuntu says it's mounted but when I run ls /dev/sd*, it's not listed. It is found under lsusb but I need the device name. I ...
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Install android on ubuntu-touch

this has been asked before but it has never really been answered. So I have a ubuntu phone is it possible to Dualboot from my E5 ubuntu edition with android.
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(Ubuntu 15.10 64 Bit) Similar errors when running wine/steam/aapt - newline unexpected, expecting “)”

I'm getting some similar errors while running aapt from Android-Studio, Running wine via playonlinux (haven't tried normal wine yet) or when trying to install steam. Perhaps with other programs as ...
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How to sync tasks between Ubuntu and Android?

I was using first Tasque and then GTG on Ubuntu and Astrid on Android with Remember The Milk as the backend. Recently, Astrid has dropped support for Remember The Milk, and both Tasque and GTG's ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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MTP file transfer freezes/locks screen

As per subject, when I try to transfer files to my Android devices (Samsung tablet, HTC phone, ...) via MTP, the screen freezes/locks. I have to resort using the network and the speeds there are just ~...
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How to add Android Studio to the launcher?

I'm trying to install the android studio so that I can launch it from a launcher instead of via terminal. Android Studio -> Tools -> Create Desktop Entry doesn't do antything Can someone give ...
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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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How do I open a mtp android in nautilus?

I can transfer my files using gmtp, but I want to know if I can use nautitlus for it. I could do it on my Windows phone, but I dont remember how I set it up. I cannot see my phone in nautilus, but mtp-...
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How to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android via Wi-Fi?

How can I transfer my files from Ubuntu desktop to my Android phone using Wi-Fi network?
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Eclipse displays png as a text file

I want to create an app in eclipse with libGDX. But when I import a png file into Eclipse it displays it as a text file. I tried with the Android Developmet Kit from Google, but the same problem as ...
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acrobat reader alternative? [duplicate]

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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Ibus 1.5.11 reverting back to 1.5.5

I'm a student sys admin for our schools CS program and one of our courses is using Android Studio. When setting up Android Studio on the machines I noticed that there is a warning if you are still on ...
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Android Studio Error: Terminal giving error

I am trying to open android studio from terminal but after starting I am getting following errors in Terminal: [ 10679] ERROR - net.ssl.ConfirmingTrustManager - Cannot get system trust store java....
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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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Install Ubuntu on Android Phone note 4 offline

I would like to try Ubuntu on my Galaxy Note 4. The install codes call for using a link to open the file. I am using my phone for my internet. I don't have another connection. is there a way to ...
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android studio -gradle build not finishing

I installed android studio for the first time and tried to use windows installed java sdk here but that produced many errors..So i deleted that folder and installed the java sdk for ubuntu from sdk ...
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Genymotion does not creates virtual devices on VBox

Seems like Genymotion does not create virtual devices on Virtual Box the way it should. So, I am getting Unable to start virtual device error. What might be causing this issue? I am running ...
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Network sharing for android

I am on ubuntu 12.04 and I want to create a wifi hotspot to be used with my android device. Now I know there are so many tutorials available every where and that I have all options in network tab to ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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udev rule for android not working with go-mtpfs

On Ubuntu 12.04, my rule fires a script called motoe.sh when a Motorola Moto E is connected to the machine USB port. My custom rule does not work. The rule is: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' (...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu ) [duplicate]

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? (...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Add android-studio/bin/ to PATH environmental variable

Recently I installed Android Studio. Now I want to add android-studio/bin/ persistently to PATH environmental variable as Session-wide environment variables and not as System-wide environment ...
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Can't find JDK for Unity3d development

I'm developing on Unity3d 5.2 a game which should be build for an Android. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I used: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk to install java. Set $JAVA_HOME and $PATH variables in ....
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Android Studio SDK

I'm a student system admin for small college CS program, and I'm installing Android Studio on our lab machines for the students to use. I have studio installed in /opt so that all users who log in ...
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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 ...