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How Do I Get USB Tethering Working Between 15.10 and an Android Device?

Environment: Ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell L502X I used to be able to use USB tethering between Ubuntu and an Android device without problems. Late last year, I applied a fresh install of Ubuntu (15.10) on ...
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Can I connect The Serval Mesh (Android) to B.A.T.M.A.N (Ubuntu)?

According to B.A.T.M.A.N. site, The Serval Mesh is based on B.A.T.M.A.N. project, if it is true, can I connect my Android device to my Laptop? and how? thank you. Regards, Esminetsz
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...
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Getting updates on Android Studio on Linux Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed Android studio on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a guest in VMWare 10 on my windows 10. But when I check for updates it shows me some updates available and a message ...
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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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Ubuntu is not detecting my android device

I am new to android. I have just downloaded and installed android sdk. Now when I run the application from eclipse, my device is not getting detected. I have googled and was brought up with this as ...
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With to try ubuntu touch on my tablet

link to my tablet I am horrified that android has only 1G of 8G for apps on this device (Unusable). I truly wish to try ubuntu on it if at all possible. Tried rooting with kingo root, kingroot, iroot ...
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How can I use my laptop as a Bluetooth input device?

I just got a USB bluetooth dongle, and I'd like to use it to Connect my laptop to my Android tablet as a slave device. and Route input from my USB Xbox 360 controller to the bluetooth dongle. I ...
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USB tethering from Ubuntu to Android via USB

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 system on my PC and an Android 4.1 system on my Galaxy Nexus. Now I would like to share the Internet connection of my PC via USB with my Phone. I have been searching with Google ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu in Karbonn Android one device [duplicate]

Karbonn Sparkle V- Android one device Running Marshmallow 6.01 Chipset Mediatek MT6582 CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 GPU Mali-400MP2 Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB Internal 4 GB, ...
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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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Wifi Hotspot doesn't work on 15.10

I was the one who upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 merely by reading that 15.10 has got a built-in Hotspot option. I had made a Hotspot connection in 14.04 by the very common method of adding new WiFi ...
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Why do I get “system health” error message with Android Studio in Ubuntu 15.10?

Does anyone know why I get the following error message when I open Android Studio?
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Connection to the internet via smartphone (usb-tethering)

I have a notebook MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro with installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. This notebook has Atheros Killer E2400 Ethernet and wifi controllers. There are no drivers for they in Ubuntu ISO, so I ...
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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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Ubuntu-touch porting

I need to porting ubuntu-touch on a new devices, guide isn't helpfull. May I have some help? Can I install a generic arm on a mtk6795 device? Ps: I'd make a new ubuntu-touch device.
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Can the hotspot created in XUbuntu visible to windows devices?

I created a wifi hotspot in Xubuntu following the steps in : How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?. However I noticed the following : 1. My OnePlus one device was able to see the wifi ...
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Prevent external devices being locked to launcher

If I connect an external device (such as a USB stick or android smartphone) it will automatically open in nautilus and get a corresponding icon locked to unity launcher. Is there any way to prevent ...
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android sdk is not installed correctly

I tried to install android sdk manager downloading from Official site. I didn't install all packages. I only installed as suggested in most up voted answer of this question. But android sdk manager ...
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Android to outlook sync without Exchange

I need some assistance, I need to sync an android (Samsung A5) with outlook, however I do not run an exchange. I have an Ubuntu Mail server running sendmail and dovecot. Can anyone tell me of any ...
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How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone (reverse-tethering)?

I have been trying to share my wired Internet connection with my Android phone. However I could not succeed in doing this. Has anyone of you ever succeeded? Operating systems that I use are as ...
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Installing ubuntu on a galaxy s5 with safestrap

I Have a galaxy s5 that is rooted and has safestrap installed.I have 4 available rom slots and was wondering the best method to install into one of these slots yet keep my stock rom available as a ...
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How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
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Download of the Android Studio stops in Ubuntu 14.04 with in a few seconds.

Tried to download the sdk from torrent and other sources too but the download never crosses even 1%. Am I doing anything wrong?
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How to connect mtp android device to ubuntu 13.10

I searched here and google and all I could find is how in Ubuntu 13.04 forward mtp devices are supported. The answer I found are for ubuntu 12.04 or ubuntu 12.10 Well, I connected my phone in mtp ...
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How to mount an Android Jelly Bean phone if there's no option?

I can't mount the LG Optimus P700 (running the Android Jelly Bean OEM image) on my Ubuntu 12.10. Other phones always have a selectable "Mass Storage" menu, but this one has no menu option for it when ...
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“No such file or directory”? Can't push a file with `adb`

antonio@antonio-N150P-N210P-N220P:~$ adb push rom.zip /sdcard/ * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 * * daemon started successfully * cannot stat 'rom.zip': No such file or directory ...
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Window not remaining in single workspace

I'm running Xubuntu and right now I have the issue of some of my windows following me around when I change from one workspace to another, I set them the a specific workspace and also set them to be ...
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JDK 8 Installation for Ubuntu 14.04 (Android Studio & NetBeans)

I downloaded jdk-8u11-nb-8-linux-i586.sh and installed it in my home folder. Then I install NetBeans, it is successful I think because I can compile my java code using netbeans. Now when I install ...
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How to I use Androidx86 ubuntu dualboot?

I Dual Booted Android x86 and Ubuntu, and used the 40_custom file. So when I chose android Kitkat from the Grub2 menu, it started Android, and it loaded for a long time in the page where the glossy ...
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Syncing Banshee with Android phone external SD Card, not mounting properly with MTP or PTP

I am running banshee on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I have a samsung 5 phone, which has an external SD card. I would like to sync my playlists to my external card, but am having problems. I think my main ...
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How to copy sd card data to pc? I want to copy sd card to pc running ubuntu 15.10

I want to backup all the data from phone's SD card to PC. While simply doing copy & paste it shows an error. My phone is Motorola g 2nd gen lollipop. The customer care is of no use as they only ...
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How to backup an Android phone on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to backup an Android mobile phone when connected to Ubuntu? I have looked trough and searched here, but couldn't find any answers to this question. I have just bought an Android phone ...
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how to install kde connect on ubuntu 12.04?

kde connect is a new app aims to connect android phone and ubuntu/kubuntu and having lots of features. the steps involved in installing this piece of software in ubuntu 12.04 is shown in this ...
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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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How to fix invalid identifier error after setting environment variables?

I'm trying to setup cocos2dx in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but after setting the environmental variables (in .bashrc) I start getting this error: bash: export: dev/cocos2d-x-3.2/tools/cocos2d-console/bin': not ...
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I want to send audio via bluetooth to an android phone - kubuntu 14.04

There are a number of items that I found during the search, like: Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth? There is an answer with +100, stating that ...
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OpenJDK vs. Oracle JDK for Android Studio

When I run Android Studio with OpenJDK installed I get a warning recommending the use of Oracle JDK. Is Oracle JDK actually better or is it fine to just stick with OpenJDK? Installing Oracle JDK seems ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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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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What applications are available to Ubuntu for Android?

I was checking this Ubuntu for Android stuff. Is it an Android system, meaning that I can install basically any app from Google Play or does it have specific applications?
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Installing Ubuntu in tablet [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu desktop OS on an android tablet? Is it possible to replace android and have Ubuntu as the only OS. If yes, then how do I install it onto my tablet? Do I need to backup my Android? ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to successfully sync the phablet repository?

I'm running an Ubuntu(14.04) Virtual Machine on my Mac so I can install Ubuntu Phone on my Android tablet. However, since Ubuntu Touch has never been ported to my tablet(NextBook 10SE), I have to port ...
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Plans to make Android Apps run on Ubuntu abandoned?

I remember a longer time ago there was an anouncement that some Ubuntu developers were planing to bring the possibility to Ubuntu to run Android Apps on an Ubuntu and planned to write an environment ...
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Adding touchscreen driver via command line [closed]

I've installed Android x86 on my windows tablet, and all works apart from the touchscreen. I've found out how to add support to it, but only by using the source, which I don't really know how to, and ...
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Android SDK having trouble with ADB

So, I installed the Android SDK, Eclipse, and the ADT. Upon firing up Eclipse the first time after setting up the ADT, this error popped up: [2012-05-29 12:11:06 - adb] ...
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Pair Andorid Studio with github, git error?

I'm working on a project with my teammates but when i try to pair the project on my andorid studio fro github on VCS into checkout from version control, when i click on clone i get this error Clone ...
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Broken screen phone as wifi hotspot

I have dropped my android phone (Galaxy Ace 3), and unfortunately screen is not working. Is there anyway to turn on usb tethering or wifi hotspot remotly via usb with my ubuntu?(yes, the phone works ...
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Sharing files between ubuntu 15.04 and android smartphone via wifi

I have ubuntu installed in my laptop and an android phone...is there any app like ShareIt , Superbeam , Xender (These softwares are used to transfer files via wifi between windows pc and android) ...