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Asus A5 Android 4.4.2+ Ubuntu 14.04, Phone is not detected

i connected my phone to the laptop, my phone charges but the phone folder is not shown. When i run lsusb i get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Is there something like bluestacks for linux / ubuntu? [duplicate]

http://www.bluestacks.com/ (runs Android apps on our PC / laptop) is not available for Linux. I am trying to run some android apps on my ubuntu. Many thanks :)
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...
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Error installing Android Studio! How to uninstall it completely? [duplicate]

I tried installing android studio in my Ubuntu 14.04 using terminal. I entered the commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Android SDK Manager slf4j error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to run Android Studio. I have installed everything needed based on tutorials such as Java, Android-SDK-linux, etc. I set the environment variables in .bashrc and ...
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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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If Maverick Meerkat is 70, what is Utopic Unicorn?

I was reading a StackOverflow answer on solving some problems one might encounter when using an Android device for development. The solution is to create a file as follows: ...
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Can I install Ubuntu phone os onto an sd card to use on android device (bootable)?

I was wondering: can I install Ubuntu phone os onto a bootable sd card? Because I don't want to do a permanent install, just a test install. What files do I download from here: ...
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Missing tools.jar (Android Studio)

The command $ ~/android-studio/bin/studio.sh says 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I have searched for the solution ...
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Stream and Control Music from Ubuntu to Android

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, and an Android 2.3.4 (Samsung Galaxy Fit). I connect my Android to a speaker far away from me. I want to stream music from my laptop using Rhythmbox to my phone. ...
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How to share my laptop internet connection with Android Sony Xperia Tipo?

My laptop Dell Inspiron-1525 has Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card as the wireless network card. Does this adapter support AP, can it work as Access Point? If yes, can I connect with a Sony Xperia ...
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ARC Welder app showing blank page on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I am using Google Chrome version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. I recently installed the ARC Welder extension from the Chrome Web Store. When I opened it, it shows a blank window (see image ...
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can Android apps be used in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use Android apps in Ubuntu? This question was allready asked and answered before but now we are over 4 years later. Is the situation unchanged?
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Cannot access samba share on Android Device

I'm trying to access my samba share on my android device using es file explorer, but I receive the following message - "Login Fails: This may be caused by: - The account has no permissions." (I think ...
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Possible to port Ubuntu Desktop to an Android Tablet [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it's possible to port Ubuntu desktop (specifically Ubuntu ARM) to my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Wifi Version (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_Note_Pro_12.2) It's using ...
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Preventing pop-up dialogs when connecting an MTP device

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. Each time I connect my phone via USB, I get the following dialog: Unable to open MTP device '[usb:002,023]' A few moments ...
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Sending messages over Wifi to a Android / iPhone

Is it possible to send any kind of notification message in text to an Android or iPhone device from an Ubuntu terminal using WiFi only? How the text is sent to the device is not important other than ...
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Ubuntu on Android laptops

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Crystalview Android 4.1 JellyBean Model # NB4-3/578? I am considering purchasing one so that I can do my programming in a much more portable fashion.
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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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Display 'cd' accessible path to mtp device in Nemo

Nemo displays path to mtp device like that: mtp://[usb:001,007]/ I want to be able to copy path from Nemo to terminal and cd there. Maybe it's possible even with this path while escaping some ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 LTs XFCE & Android 4.4.2

RE: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS XTouch PL73 Tablet w/Android 4.4.2 installed I just got a new tablet (XTouch PL73) with Android 4.4.2 installed. Pretty much the only thing I can do with the tablet, other ...
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Unable to install android studio dependency is not satisfiable

I am trying to install android studio from this source: The following packages have unmet dependencies: android-studio : Depends: lib32ncurses5 but it is not installable Depends: ...
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Installing full Linux on android

I want to get full Linux with GUI and desktop on my android tab (rooted). I heard about apps called " Linux deploy" and "Complete Linux installer". However I have a few doubts : 1) Is it possible to ...
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Android MTP USB 3.0 connection repeating errors

I have a laptop with USB3 port. It was pre-installed with Windows 8 and I had a weird problem when I plugged my Android phone to USB port. The USB mass storage would show up and then immediately ...
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Is there a way to automatically pseudo-randomize a MAC address?

It is possible to track a person by the unique MAC address of their wireless card. For Android devices, there's an app called Pry-Fi that, among other things, constantly pseudo-randomizes one's MAC ...
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How can I share my Internet connection through USB?

Is there a way to share an Internet connection from PC (wlan0 interface) with an Android Phone connected through USB (usb0 interface with usb-tethering)? I guess it's possible with squid, but I don't ...
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Ubuntu on a Sony xperia c1905? Can this be done?

Is it at all possible to install Ubuntu touch or a more relevant Ubuntu operating system on a Sony xperia c1905 with android 4.3? The intention being to fully reformat to Ubuntu. Will I have full ...
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Eclipse, I'm trying to access the option add native support

I'm trying to click the option add native support in Eclipse but there are too many options on the screen so "add native support" is actually appearing below my screen is there any way to fix this.
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ADB device offline on ubuntu, can't unlock the bootloader

sudo ./adb reboot bootloader error: device unauthorized. Please check the confirmation dialog on your device. I'm getting the above error while trying to connect my Yureka! to my ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu as Miracast Sender/receiver

couldn't find anything about Ubuntu act as a Miracast receiver or sender. General info about Miracast at Wikipedia Should this work? Supported HW? (Wifi direct?) only via WiFi no LAN? If Wifi direct ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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How to configure Eclipse and Android SDK [closed]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I love to work on it because it gives me a nerdy feel. Can anyone (without posting the link that is available here) share step-by-step instructions for how to configure ...
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Unable to use my Android device as Android emulator using Android studio

How can I have Ubuntu recognize my Android mobile device when it is connected via USB? (Analogous to the Windows action mycomputer-> manage->devices etc.)
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Android Kernel zImage is not creating

Everything goes fine till kernel configuration of android kernel source . But when it comes to compilation of kernel that also goes pretty good make -j4 ARCH=arm...... But at last it does not show ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to Galaxy Note tablet [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 14.04 laptop connects to my Galaxy S3 with no problem. When I connect my Galaxy Note Pro the icon shows up in the launcher, but when I try to open it I get Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android ...
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Would Android apps be able to run in Ubuntu touch natively?

I'm wondering why Android apps won't be able to be run natively on Ubuntu Touch. I mean, isn't it all just Linux?
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How to install ubuntu on Galaxy s3 mini GT I8200

I like to install Ubuntu on my android mobile. now it running Android 4.2.2. Hardware. OS : Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) CPU : 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 Internal : 8 GB, 1 ...
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how to access my Android phone from my terminal?

I plugged my Kit-kat android phone up to my Ubuntu 14.04 computer and I enter the terminal and I want to be able to access files on my phone like the media and music folders through the terminal... is ...
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How to install uber APP in ubunto?

I want to install UBER APP in my laptop (OS is Ubuntu). I checked that: Uber is available for download on: iPhone (iOS 7 or newer) Android (Jelly Bean or newer) BlackBerry (BB OS 7 only) Windows ...
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Using parted with Resize

I am trying to shrink\increase my partition in my android phone. For this question for example I have 44 partition over all and i want to re size partition 24: For this I have a few question: If I ...
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Android Application backend server on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to implement the Elijah Cloudlet from https://github.com/cmusatyalab/elijah-openstack Now, I have a face detection application for android developed using Android plugin for Eclipse. I ...
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HP 7 Plus with Android 4.2.2 not detected on Ubuntu 14.04.1

$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for **: Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes ...
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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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How does Ubuntu detect a smartphone without any drivers?

The smartphone in this context is a Samsung Galaxy S i9000. Before when I've tried to transfer files to and from a computer running windows I've always needed drivers for the smartphone to be ...
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Porting Android apps to Ubuntu desktop

How do I go about porting an existing Android app to an Ubuntu Desktop App? I guess it requires some sort of reverse engineering. Are there some existing tools out there for Ubuntu to assist? There ...
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system actions based on keywords in logs

I've been searching for an answer for some time but haven't come up with much. I'm wondering if there is a way to monitor logs in Ubuntu and then launch scripts based on keywords and/or input lines ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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Android device no longer available

I have an android S4 mini. I used to be able to see the files and folders on it, whenever I connected it to my (ubuntu) laptop. It showed me 2 directories (phone and card). When I connect it now, I ...