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I'm having trouble using MTP file transfer with my ubuntu PC

Whenever I try to sync my library of music on banshee media player with my LG V10 I get i/o errors and my Ubuntu PC does that allow my smart phone to sync correctly. Its very frustrating. I have tried ...
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Cordova failed to fetch android

I'm working through the Meteor first app tutorial and cannot get the my app to run on an android phone or emulator. Here's my original question on Stack Overflow, which began as a request for help ...
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Problem with starting monitor mode in Redmi note 4g!

OK, I have already gone through several sites to check if my Mobile's wireless card supports the "monitor" mode or not? But I haven't found any answers. Leading me to install kali-linux of my ...
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How to stop https warning of untangle captive portal?

How can stop https warning from displaying on webrowser if a client tries to connect through my network. The scenario is: As I have configured captive portal on untangle(it is a UTM) so if user tries ...
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cannot execute binary file: Exec format error when build android rom

I am trying to build an Android ROM(CM13) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 with following packages: bison build-essential curl flex git gnupg gperf libesd0-dev libncurses5-dev libsdl1.2-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev ...
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Mounted Android System.img unable to edit

I have mounted an android system image using the command: sudo mount -t ext4 -o loop system.img sys/ When I go into the mount point, all of the files are easy to open. I can go through just about ...
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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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how to run Ubuntu touch on android in chroot mode?

i known Linux on Android can run ubuntu desktop in chroot but can i run Ubuntu touch in chroot mode with or without linux on android?
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What is stopping Google and Ubuntu - two opensource icons from seamless login? [closed]

Lack of a desktop OS & apps is the only thing that stops many from using Google account, Google Docs and Google for Business. Integration with a popular online account service is the only thin ...
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All USB ports accept sticks but not powered devices

One fine day last week, my ThinkPad running Ubuntu 15.10 stopped finding powered devices. Stick drives are fine but suddenly my two android devices aren't even appearing in dmesg or lsusb. The ...
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Android AVD Emulator Runaway CPU. Fix? Anyone else having the same problem?

When run one Emulator the CPU runs real hard, about 4 X times as before an upgrade a couple of weeks ago. Seems like each Emulator is using more RAM than before as well. Can only run at most 3 ...
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How can I install the latest version of libmtp?

In the latest version of the libmtp library there are fixes for my Android device so I would like to install the latest version I'm just not sure how! I would assume that this would pushed into the ...
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Create new project is not working in android studio

I am unable to create new project on android studio.When I click create new project the console gives me this reply [ 15129] ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - wrong rowCount: 0 java....
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Ubuntu 13.04 not USB tethering through Android

Just upgraded to 13.04. Now my internet doesn't work anymore through my Galaxy Note 2. It used to work perfectly in 12.10 without a hitch. The phone's got Android 4.1 There's no error message. The ...
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How to remotely control my Android?

I had a Windows OS earlier and could use TeamViewer to connect to my Samsung phone and execute actions. However that was not only very slow but also very slow in response. Is there any other way to ...
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Creating an application launcher icon for Android Studio

I currently launch android studio by going to /path-to-android-studio/bin and running ./studio.sh and it works fine. However, I want to create a launcher on the Dash and side menu for launching it ...
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Failed to find the bower component “android”

I am trying to add android platform in ionic project by ionic add android and getting an error as Failed to find the bower component "android". Are you sure it exists? (CLI v1.7.14) And there is ...
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Android studio can't see platform-tools

I have installed Android Studio by downloading package and then running. /Studio.sh script. After installing SDK it couldn't run because there was no platform tools. So I installed it the way I found ...
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What is Environment variable and how should I set it for ionic?

I am new to Ubuntu and trying to create an ionic project. When I try to build my project with: ionic build android It says Error: Failed to find 'ANDROID_HOME' environment variable. Try setting ...
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What's involved in making a x86 program run on android chroot ubuntu

I'd like to get libfreenect running on embedded 12.04 ubuntu, in an android chroot jail. I know enough about debian to navigate the file system and identify devices and compile other people's code and ...
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use android tablet as ONLY display on otherwise headless server

I am new to Ubuntu and Servers in general. I have a Lubuntu server I would like to be primarily headless, but would like to use my android tablet to remote into it when necessary instead of having to ...
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copying and pasting url from clipboard on my android [closed]

For the last couple of days I have been trying to figure out how to copy a YouTube URL from the clipboard and paste it into VLC on my Android to no avail. If someone knows how to walk me through ...
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how to play asphalt 8 in Ubuntu?

How to play asphalt 8 on Ubuntu ? I try Genymotion but cant control it with keyboard.
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise FairPhone/Android anymore through USB connection

Very similar to this question, but different: Previously, as I connected my FairPhone to my laptop (which now has Ubuntu 14.04 installed), Nautilus popped up showing the root folder of my phone. Now, ...
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Android M phones don't display all content in Thunar via MTP

After initially not recognising MTP at all (here) I have an issue with both my Nexus 5 and my new Nexus 5x whereby some - but not all - DCIM (camera) and Music folder content shows up in Thunar. I can ...
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“dpkg returned an error code (1)” error in terminal while trying to install or remove packages

I tried to install the android-studio package, but the installation was incomplete and now when I try to install other packages or remove packages, I get the following error in terminal: dpkg: error ...
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How do I install Remix OS in GNOME Boxes?

Remix OS is an interesting desktopification of Android. It can run off a read-write-able USB stick but it doesn’t have an installer. I can boot it up in GNOME Boxes just fine, but as I’m just running ...
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How to use FFmpeg Command for Reverse Video? [closed]

i am use to FFmpeg library in android for reverse video. I can dump images from video but how to reverse all images and make video. See this link that from i am use to library in my gradle.. Library ...
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No internet access after setting Static IP for USB Tethered Phone

I am able to successfully connect my android smartphone to a netbook (running Ubuntu 14) and access the internet. I'm able to get the IP of the phone using: $ifconfig I assign a static IP to the ...
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About install ubuntu for devices on Chinese android tablet

Is it possible to install ubuntu for devices (ubuntu touch) on a Chinese android tablet ? I saw a guide on ubuntu website about how to install ubuntu for devices on android tablets/phones. If its ...
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Forcing Genymotion network traffic to pass through Ubuntu proxy settings

On a Genymotion virtual device (Android 6.0.0 API 23) I need it to follow the network proxy rules of Ubuntu which are set in Settings --> Network --> Network proxy. I tried on both enabled "apply ...
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Building android in ubuntu

While build android libwebviewchromium, all my system resources got eaten and I'm seeing some weird numbers in task manager. Can someone help?
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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 ...