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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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Why is BubbleUPnP not connecting to my minidlna server?

I'm trying to stream video files from my Ubuntu computer to my Android tablet. My tablet is running BubbleUPnP, and I've just installed minidlna. I can't seem to access video from BubbleUPnP. I've ...
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Handsfree Agent not registered when I try to connect a Android via Bluetooth

I am trying to connect an Android phone to my PC with a bluetooth dongle. This is my config : hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 00:11:22:98:76:54 ACL MTU: 1021:4 SCO MTU: 180:1 ...
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Errors when trying to compile Android

Here's my error, any help would be greatly appreciated: libcore/luni/src/main/native/Register.cpp:36: error: undefined reference to 'register_android_system_OsConstants(_JNIEnv*)' clang: error: ...
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PC suite for Android mobile phone⠀

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, and I want to transfer my Android phone data to Ubuntu like I do it in Windows. Is there any PC suite for Android phone to install on Ubuntu?
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How do I mount, edit and repack an .img file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. I have to edit a file in the image in order to use it. How can I mount the file so I can edit the text file and then re-pack the .img?
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Ubuntu 14.04 and MTP/Android (Samsung s3 mini)

I have some issues with MTP/Android on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I connect the cell phone to the Laptop (HP ZBook 17) it will be recognized by the system as well (sometimes I have to reconnect the cell ...
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How to share Internet on ubuntu to android

I have seen searched a lot about sharing internet of computer to Android device (when the computer is connected to the internet via wi-fi not lan- Ethernet) here are some of the links that helped me, ...
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How would I broadcast a http website over WiFi?

I am trying to braodcast a http website over wifi using my laptop to enable my smartphone to connect to this website just by using wifi connection and a web browser. The goal is to create my private ...
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Error during Building Chromium_org_openmax_dl for Android Lollipop

I'm on fresh Ubuntu 14.10 64 Bit. I followed the How to from here: https://source.android.com/source/initializing.html to set my system for building. I'm getting following error: ...
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Problems detecting android tablet IView 788TPC with mtp-tools [closed]

I installed mtp-tools on 14.04 "Trusty" through Software Center. No problems with install. Issuing `mtp-detect' results in 'Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.libmtp version: ...
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bash ./eclipse permission denied

I just downloaded the adt bundle.As per the instructions on the android site , it just says that double click on the eclipse icon and the IDE should start right away. But when I do so it searches for ...
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How to run Genymotion via terminal

So I installed Genymotion and I used this website as a guide: https://cloud.genymotion.com/page/doc/. Unfortunately, when I do the last step it won't let me run the application. Thank you. This is ...
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Can I run Android apps on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to run Android apps on Ubuntu? And I don't mean inside an emulator, but natively, as you would with any other application installed using the Ubuntu Software Center.
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How do I run a vpn on my ubuntu computer and access with my android

I want to access the internet and do other stuff on my Android phone I want to use my computer as a source of that vpn connection. I used to use Team viewer but they don't use VPN for the mobile app. ...
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Can't play music downloaded from ubuntu on my android

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Android 2.3.5. I tryed to download music from youtube with the youtube-dl -x in the m4a format and mp3 with other applications, but then I can't play it on Android. I don't ...
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Boot problems after installing package `android`. How do I fix it?

I was thinking to play with my android phone through usb, so I did an apt-get install android* on my laptop. This this broke my boot. I can not boot it normally, but if I go into recovery and then ...
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How do I get Banshee to work with my Android 4.4.2 device?

I have a new Galaxy S5 (SC-04), with Android 4.4.2. When I plug it in as an MTP media device, it's visible in Nautilus (Gnome Flashback, Ubuntu 14.04) and I can browse and edit files and folders no ...
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Installing and running .apk in Android Virtual Emulator

He, I have downloaded Android Development Tool (ADT) and have setuped it. I have also created a virtual emulator. Now I have to run/test/install downloaded .apk file in the emulator but dont know how ...
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Sync calendar and contacts with Android smartphone

I use Thunderbird with Lighting calendar addon, which stores calendar data in iCalendar format. How can I synchronize this calendar and Thunderbird contacts with Android based smartphone (HTC ...
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USB Tether Android 4.4.4 smartphone to acces ubuntu localhost [closed]

Maybe a bit of a weird question. But I've got a spare Moto G about that I would like to use to aid in my responsive webdesign. I want to set my phone next to my other monitors to check out the design ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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How to install Moto drivers for ADB

As stated above, I want to install moto drivers on my laptop thats running ubuntu 14.04. I have adb installed but im not sure how to install my drivers. http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html ...
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Install Android OS along with Ubuntu and Windows

I have Dual Boot of Windows and Ubuntu 11.10, I recently learned that it is possible to install Android OS on Laptops, I also learned that in such cases Android uses its own Bootloader, Now what i ...
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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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Can Ubuntu be install on android device?

I am using android phone but i love Ubuntu, to use Ubuntu on desktop pc but now I want to use on my phone. So if it can be installed on phone, then can some provide the steps or web link of tuts to ...
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Can't create Virtual Android Device in Ubuntu. Fatal error detected by JRE

I installed Eclipse and OpenJDK java 7. Ran the command android avd in terminal and then specified the specs for my virtual android device. Upon clicking 'OK' button. This is what it showed.! ...
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Running Android apps on Ubuntu wifi created over LAN

I have created access point in Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I am accessing wifi created on my Android phone. I can browse internet on my phone using Google Chrome browser but not able to run apps ...
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ADT plugin Error says Location of the android sdk has not been set up in the preferences

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded Eclipse Luna (4.4.1) and installed Android ADT plugin using this link https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ I'm getting error as 'Location of the ...
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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Ubuntu suddenly mounts the android phone and phone gets switched off?

Im using Ubuntu 14 LTS version and my android handset is having andriod 2.3 something (Gingerbread). Everytime I connect my phone to the laptop using the usb cable to charge, it connects..and ...
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Android connected via USB gives inconsistent ID

I have an LG Android phone. When I connect it to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable, it shows up, as it should, with lsusb. But the ID code is inconsistent: if I shut the Android off and restart it, ...
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android studio not launching

I have downloaded the zip and extracted it to a file and I have eclipse, but everytime i try launching android studio an error pops up saying, Failed to execute child process ...
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android USB debugging disappeared and not working anymore

I was working on my project using my own device ( LG Optimus G E975 , android 4.4.2) on ubuntu 12.04, and everything was going fine, eclipse could detect the device and I could easily debug on device. ...
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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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Eclipse-Can't open in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded eclipse from here. And tried to open as shown here . But when I double click or try to open the eclipse using command, ./eclipse It shows the following error. How to resolve this? I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Andorid virtual device: Android virtual device not starting up

Note: Earlier I had asked this question on stackoverflow , but got no responses, hence reposting it here. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (x86-64 version) and recently downloaded the adt bundle ...
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Why MTP mounted files belong to root?

Xubuntu Saucy and an Android device running Kitkat. I connect it to my computer and it is mounted as MTP but the files on it belong to root so I can't modify them. Why is this and how can I change it? ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Ubuntu touch - remote access to device

in our company we developed an android app installed on nexus 7 tablets and on tablet we release to several customers. This app stays in foreground active 24/7 but we have problems in monitoring the ...
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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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Netbeans - Android Emulator not work

I have a doubt: When try to run the android emulator, the terminal show a message: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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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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localhost vs hostname [closed]

I am confused with localhost(127.0.0.1) and hostname(127.0.1.1) ,when I try for $ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 JAZZ and in case of ifconfig also I got about localhost(lo:local ...
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Task app for ubuntu and smartphone

I have learned from forum about few very nice task programs like nitro task, tasque or wonderlist. However non of these have features which I'm looking for: Tasks and reminders Repeat reminders in ...
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Building reverse engineered project

I learn development for android, I would like to see how certain application is built, I also would like to adjust its UI controls positions for sole use. So, I decompiled the application and try to ...