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Colour Depth with AndroVM and VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I am running a VirtualBox with AndroVM and am feeling a bit out of my depth. It seems that the virtual screen is running at 16bit rather than 32bit. All the searching I have done points to Guest ...
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How to return to stock Android after installing Ubuntu Touch

Whenever I try and uncompress the tar file, I get this: tar (child): nakasi-jro03d-factory-e102ba72.tg: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now tar: ...
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Installing ubuntu on Android netbooks

I'm thinking to buy one of these cheap chinese netbooks, they run android, ideal for university, so I won't have to carry my laptop. I want to remove android, and install Ubuntu derivatives, Xubuntu, ...
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enabling ccache in ubuntu for android development

http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html#choosing-a-branch following the instruction, I installed ccache and edited .bashrc with export USE_CCACHE=1 but when I start a build, and typed ...
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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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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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I can't run FlashTool on ubuntu-gnome 14.04

I try to run Flashtool 0.9.16 on ubuntu-gnome 14.04 but if I run as Root then it return this error gelasak@gelasak-GA-MA785GT-UD3H:~/FlashTool$ sudo ./FlashTool Running as root. JAVA_HOME not set. ...
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I don't know how to navigate genymotion in the terminal

i have downloaded the genymotion-2.2.0_x86.bin but dont know how to go by it.please help. when i run the chmod +x command line it tells me "no command found" and that no genymotion directory found
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Unable to access “BCM21553 Thunderbird and Unable to open MTP device '[usb:001,004]' when connecting SamsungY Android device

see same problem under previous post: ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable any help would greatly appreciated! ~ loco
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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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Failed to get the adb version

while running sample android project getting this error on eclipse.. project cleaned 2-3 times but still getting error. [2012-10-23 10:39:24 - adb] Failed to get the adb version: Cannot run program ...
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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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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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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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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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MTP mount fails of samsung galaxy S4 on 13.10 on lenovo t440

When I connect my samsung galaxy S4 active to my lenovo t440 running 13.10, the device is detected and I'm offered to look at in Files. When I first upgraded, it would work about 50% of the time. ...
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How to run Ubuntu touch on Hp Slate 21 inch tablet running jelly bean [duplicate]

I have an hp slate 21 running android jelly bean that needs something like ubuntu on it to make it useful. I accept I need to root it and risk bricking it but it's not much use as it stands so not ...
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How to synchronize my Banshee's library to my Android's library?

I want my Banshee's library to synchronize to my Android's library instead of my Android's library synchronizing to my Banshee's library because my Android's library changes more often than 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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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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How can I run Evernote on Ubuntu?

I have Evernote running on Windows. I access the same on my android phone with ease. I want to use the same Windows-run Evernote to use on my Ubuntu, so that the notes fed on Windows Evernote can be ...
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How to speed up the Android Emulator in ubuntu 12.10

On Ubuntu 12.10, Android Emulator is too slow, how can I speed it up? I installed SDK with adt-bundle-linux-x86-20130219. I tried to use host GPU and get some more speed, but when I launch it, there ...
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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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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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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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How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android?

I have a network of 3 PC's in my house: two are desktop PC's that are hard-wired to the router, the other being a netbook that is wireless. I also have 3 Android tablets that are wireless. I want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / KitKat) phone

I'm using the US Model 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (I747), however, I cannot mount it to my laptop from some reason. I have tried using both FTP and MTP connections, but neither work. What ...
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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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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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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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Generating .ovpn Config for android phone

I'm using an Ubuntu Server and I wanted to use OpenVpn for my server and my android phone. I installed OpenVpn connect for my phone and the software needs *.ovpn file from my server. How can I ...
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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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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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Monitor Ubuntu web camera on Android

I want to monitor web camera on Ubuntu to my android. What application can I use? I like iCam but it works ony on windows. Thanks in advance!
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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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Why doesn't Android recognize the WiFi hotspot created via Ubuntu?

I have created WiFi hot spot via my Ubuntu laptop. And now I turned on WiFi in my Android mobile to access the internet but I'm unable to view the hotspot that I had created via Ubuntu laptop. Did I ...
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Sync notes between Android phone and Ubuntu?

I want a note taking app on my Ubuntu running laptop and an app on my Android phone which can sync with each other, through online means or manually syncing. So far the only thing I've seen is the ...