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What are the file sharing applications that are available in ubuntu similar to shareit app for windows (from android device to ubuntu pc)

I am not able transfer my files from my android device to my ubuntu pc over wifi. Are there any file transfer softwares that works like shareit application in windows.
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Problem with connecting Android Phone with Ubuntu 14.04

I have Micromax Canvas Spark Q380 android phone . While connecting this phone via data cable with laptop with edubuntu 14.04 LTS OS , only charging of the phone is done. After connecting the phone , ...
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lsusb not detecting Android device

Background: I am trying to install CM12 on my Motorola XT907. I plugged the XT907 into the computer, expecting to see it in adb. Instead, I get this. ku@kubuntu:~$ adb devices List of devices ...
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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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problem installing android-sdk_r20-linux.tgz on ubuntu

i am trying to install android-sdk on ubuntu platform but when i run sdk manager it showing nothing i could install can someone tell me what to do. As you can see in the image there is nothing i ...
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Android adb no permission

I'm trying to use adb from a Ubuntu(+Cinnamon) machine. The problem is that I get following message from adb devices: List of devices attached TA8830OIVO no permissions Where TA8830OIVO is my ...
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Android virtul device launching problem

When I launch my emulator it say : Failed to start emulator: Cannot run program /home/mahfuz(my computer name)/Android-Sdk(folder)/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator": error=2, No such file or ...
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Create Wifi Hotspot in ubuntu 15.04

i am trying to create a wifi hot spot in 15.04 using default hot spot creation option. Please see these images: Image 1 Image 2 After that i connected the network in my android (4.4) mobile. the ...
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About installing Android studio using Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box installed in my PC and I want to install Android Studio using it. Please help to install it or suggest some other methods.
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root privilege is not working on chmod in android adb shell

shell@android:/system/etc/wifi # shell@android:/system/etc/wifi # ls -l -rw-r--r-- root root 326 2013-12-19 14:37 p2p_supplicant.conf -rw-r--r-- root root 282 2013-12-19 ...
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Problem with running genymotion in KDE desktop

1- I have a problem in running genymotion in KDE Plasma desktop in ubuntu 14.04 but it works in default ubuntu desktop corectly! It gives me an error like this: linux@younes:~$ ...
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Installing Android with LG Skin on Aquaris B5 Ubuntu Edition

I am thinking about getting an Aquaris B5 Ubuntu Edition (despite the fact that I am not too tech savvy). I was wondering, whether it was possible to install the Android LG Skin on my Aquaris, in ...
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ubuntu 14.04 -eclipse crashes on pressing period button

I have 2gb ram AMD E1 graphics laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 as my OS. I am currently learning android with Eclipse Juno as IDE and jdk 7. It was working fine a few day before.It still works ok but on ...
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Failed to load jpg images from android camera

After connecting my Android camera, and using File Manager to navigate to the image directory, then when clicking on a jpg icon I get the error popup saying: Could not load image ...
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Android to ubuntu

I have an android 4.2.2 TV box that Id like to convert to Ubuntu. Is there a single piece of sw that I can load to just do that? I'm not a a coder. Thanks
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Sending SMS Text Messages to Another Person's Android Cellphone From My Laptop

Here's the Problem: My grandson has a Android cellphone that can do SMS. He wants me to contact him from my laptop with text messages. He can email me from his cellphone, so why can't I email him? ...
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PPA for Android Studio?

Android Studio was released a few days ago and it's still in early access preview, but I would like to know if there is any PPA I could add to my Ubuntu Raring to automatically keep it updated with ...
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Uninstall Android Studio completely

I installed Android studio some time ago using the suggested method: To set up Android Studio on Linux: Unpack the downloaded Tar file, android-studio-ide--linux.zip, into an appropriate ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - ADB Fastboot impossible to install

I try to install android-tools-fastboot with sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot and the terminal says Package android-tools-fastboot is not available, but is referred to ...
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Which software to choose for an encrypted backup folder over samba?

What are the different (or the best ;-) softwares to use to reach my goal: an encrypted folder reachable through samba to backup my local datas (with rsync or similar softwares) that I can access ...
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How to Update or Re-Install new version ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, untill today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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Folder created, owned by root (android create project)

I'm running a script provided in the Android SDK, to create a project folder. But the folder is created with root ownership, and I need to work within it. I had the audacity not to install the SDK ...
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Sync music library with Android

I found a few old threads about this, but none of them had any concise answers, so I guess I'll ask again. I have a feeling the answer may be no, but I'll ask anyway. Is there any way to get a ...
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Error downloading ubuntu touch sources, GnuTLS recv error (-9) and SSL read errno 104

I am downloading the required android sources https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device to be able to port ubuntu touch to a new device and ... I am running into ...
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Bluetooth connection error while transferring files with phone

So i've connected my Moto X to my Ubuntu computer and set it to act as a FTP server so I can browse and thransfer files, this works fine untill I attempt to copy or move anything from the phone to the ...
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Tether mobile phone to laptop using Bluetooth

(I'm not sure if this is an Ubuntu or an Android question - feel free to move it!) Is it possible to connect my Android Jelly Bean phone to my laptop using bluetooth so that the telephone can use the ...
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Android Lollipop not running on virtual box, struck on a vindo

I am new to ubuntu. I have recently installed latest version of ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop with following configuration: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 Graphics: Intel® Ivybridge ...
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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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taking ANDROID_HOME PATH error while building cordova project

I'm tring to install cordova on linux. When I want build android platform taking ANDROID_HOME is not set and "android" command not in your PATH. What I did; 1. installed lubuntu 2. sudo apt-get ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Android phone [duplicate]

If I install Ubutu Touch... Where will it be installed? I mean on internal or external storage? Will I be able to make calls, send texts, will WiFi, Bluetooth & other things like this work? Is ...
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iPhone app to control mouse and keyboard over wifi?

I'm looking for way to control my Ubuntu's mouse and keyboard with a remote, like an iPhone or an Android phone. So far I was unable to find any solution for Linux based machines. Any suggestions? ...
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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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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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Can't install ubuntu-touch on mobile (stuck in <waiting for device>)

Here is the output after running ./dualboot.sh ( link here ) No device ID specified, picking first available device Waiting for device CB006626 to install Ubuntu installer to. Detected connected ...
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How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu?

Both my Ubuntu and Android phone are using the same Wi-Fi. How can I transfer files between the phone and the PC? Is there any way to mount the Android file system? I don't want to use the USB cable. ...
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Ubuntu on armhf processor: “No space left on device”

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on an armhf processor (an Android device to be precise; I used Linux Deploy for this). The image size on the Android device containing Ubuntu was generously chosen as 18 GB. ...
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How to transfer files between my Android device and my laptop via WiFi? [duplicate]

Is there an application that I can install in my Ubuntu laptop and will allow me to transfer files via wifi to and from my Android device, which has Zapya installed?
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Gradle executing tasks runs forever

Recently, I've downloaded latest android-studio for Ubuntu. The problem is, it takes forever when it start compiling. The error message says, Gradle executing tasks But, when i stop android studio, ...
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Can I get Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A T350?

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Tab A "SM-T350." I'd love to dual boot Android and Ubuntu touch. I found this site which states the tablets Ubuntu touch works with: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices ...
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Ubuntu touch os in Micromax A110 Canvas 2

I am trying to install ubuntu in my micromax mobile. Reference link after execute below command,terminal scree stuck in "Expecting the device to be in the bootloader... waiting" $ ...
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Transfering media files from Android kitkat to ubuntu 14.04

I want to transfer songs from my android kitkat phone to my laptop which has ubuntu 14.04 using the usb cable.Kindly suggest an easy way.
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How to convert Android's contacts2.db to .vcf?

I have extracted my contacts2.db from a nandroid backup. I'd like to convert that to one or many .vcf files so that I can use my contacts in other applications. I already found an answer that dealt ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with android

I have a dream that one day I can remotely connect to my Ubuntu using my android(remote desktop)... On a more serious note I have tried many solutions for doing that , lastly I have tried the chrome ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on to a Nvidia Shield Tablet

I'm trying to install UbTo on to a nvidia Shield. I get as far as $ ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap I dont have enough rep to upload an Image so ill just ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch on Cherry Mobile Flare S3

I have a Cherry Mobile flare S3 and I really would like to have Ubuntu Touch installed on my phone. I've already tried doing the dual boot and later, I've figured out that the phone is not part of the ...
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Bash Script for Running Command in Root in ADB Shell

I am trying to dump the partitions of Android devices with netcat. I have created 3 bash scripts for supporting the process. I have trouble on the second which to dumpt the specific partition ...
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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...
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Java 7 reporting not installed?

Okay, so I am trying to build an Android ROM, but the following error returns; ************************************************************ You are attempting to build with the incorrect version of ...
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How to automatically eject drivers disk when mounting Android phone?

I have an Alcatel One Touch 4045D android phone. It did not mount in Ubuntu until I added the IDs to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules. But the phone mounts as a CD with "USB Driver". If I eject ...