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I have tried to install the LinConnectServer on my Ubuntu 13.10 and I cant install it

I have tried installing the LinCOnnectserver on my ubuntu 13.10 and it failed to install. I have tried it in two ways. The first method is by using the direct commands given in the ...
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How can I remove Android and install Ubuntu on my Ramos W30 tablet? [duplicate]

Here are the specs of my Ramos W30: • Operating System: Android 4.0.3 • CPU Chipset: Samsung Exynos4412 quad core processor • GPU: Mali-400 Quad Core • RAM1GB DDR3 • Storage: 16GB • Resolution: ...
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After installing Ubuntu Touch dualboot Recovery is lost

I installed Ubuntu Touch dualboot app by following instructions from the Ubuntu Wiki. Installation of UT went fine and I can use the dualboot function properly. However, I see now, my recovery ...
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Android AVD is not starting due to a missing file

I am using 12.04 LTS Ubuntu and have installed everything like Eclipse and Android SDK. Now I have created new AVD and click on start but it is giving me error: Starting emulator for AVD 'new' ...
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Can only transfer photos from Moto X to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Moto X and use Ubuntu 14.04, as far as I know 14.04 has mtp support in addition to the mtp-tools I installed but for some reason I can only transfer photos from my phone to my pc. When I ...
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Using Ubuntu For Android using Kivy

I just want to ask can I use Ubuntu 14.04 for developing an Android application using Kivy? And if so, then which packages do I need to download from Kivy's website??
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MotoG not recognized in ubuntu 12.04, MTP mode not supported. Why?

I bought a MotoG handset and wanted to transfer music files to my phone. But as I connect it to my laptop, Ubuntu doesn't recognize the phone, whereas it detects my friend's HTC phone. Basically, when ...
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Accepting a host key on the device and the workstation

I am trying to install the Ubuntu touch on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus running android 4.3. However, I am having problems understanding how to accept the host key on my device, and what exactly the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wont recognised Android phone

When I connect my HTC one M8 phone with Android 4 (Kitkat), my Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognise the phone. There is nothing on Nautilus to show that it knows its there. The phone will charge but there ...
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How to develop android apps in eclipse with gstreamer?

is there a good and clear tutorial to make install eclipe with andoid and gstreamer developpement in ubuntu 12.04? when I import the tutorial, that an error "gstreamer can not be resolved " with the ...
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Getting ADB to run

I've recently installed ubuntu and I need Android SDK (and subsequently, adb) in order to develop my apps to college. The fact is that, no matter what I do, I can't get adb to work. Exporting its ...
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Add android-x86-4.4-RC2 to ubuntu grub

I installed android-x86-4.4-RC2 with windows xp and windows 7, after I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now android-x86-4.4-RC2 is not showing up in grub. What should I do to fix this? Thank you! Edited: I ...
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Is it possible to stream music from multible devices (android/iOS) to a computer, that then makes a queue?

I want to be able to stream music from multible devices, primarily mobilephones, that is on the same Wi-Fi network, to a computer which then makes a queue and then streams from the specific phone, ...
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Want to connect Sony Z2 (Android phone) to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I try to connect it with Sony Xperia Z2 (which has Android 4.4) via USB. I have set Mass Storage Mode(MSC) setting but nothing happens when I connect cell phone to the laptop. ...
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Tightvnc Server - How to [Minimal CPU/Latency] for basic apps over 802.11n direct

Greetings fellow tinkers, and people who... "fix" things... Right then!So I have a Nexus 5 in a chrooted Ubuntu 14.04 that I want to export the display from to a 10 inch tablet via wifi - And before ...
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Is there an android emulator for Ubuntu 14.04?

Preferably one that works properly,like blue stacks on windows.. Thanks
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Ubuntu Dual Boot App (Android) crashes on boot since 4.4.3 update

I updated my Android Nexus 4 to 4.4.3, followed the dual boot instructions to install the dual boot app, but every time i open it it crashes right away. Does any one know how to work around this? ...
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Replace Android on HP Slate 21?

I want to replace Android with Ubuntu for Androids on my new HP Slate 21. As far as I known none has ever tried it yet and I would appreciate if Ask Ubuntu would help out here. Would I need to ...
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Restrict ap-hotspot to connect to a fixed number of devices or only to known devices

I use ap-hotspot (http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html) to share LAN connection on my Ubuntu PC to my Android mobile. I want to know if I can restrict the ...
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How to sync Motorola MotoG on Ubuntu 13.10 using Banshee

I recently bought a Moto G, and want to sync music using Banshee. I have mounted the phone to /media/MTPdevice using mtpfs -o allow_other /media/MTPdevice/. The directory listing is $ ls /media/MTP ...
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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 later, ...
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Problem while installing Android ADT

I got this error message,while installing Android adt gzip: stdin has more than one entry--rest ignored tar: Child returned status 2 tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
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Update Android when Ubuntu Phone is installed

I have installed Android and Ubuntu Phone on my Nexus 4. Yesterday I received an update from Android to 4.4.3 which first downloaded correctly but when installing and do the necessary reboot, the ...
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How to fix the issue in connecting allwinner Android tablet for USB debugging on ubuntu 14.04

I have issues in connecting Android tablet for USB debugging on Ubuntu 14.04. I have followed the tutorial from http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1228508 karthikeyan@spark:~$ lsusb ...
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getting rid of dialog box when android phone connected

Since upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, whenever I connect my Android Galaxy SII to my laptop via USB to charge, I get a dialog box that says Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android Unable to open MTP ...
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Can anyone tell me why the terminal is sending me this response?

I am trying to flash 4.4.3 to my nexus 5. When I enter this cd desktop/android I get this bash: cd: desktop/android: No such file or directory I am looking right at the folder on my desktop ...
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Error while setting Android Adt bundle and making it work

(Before marking it as a dupe , please go through my question as it is something different and none of the questions I came across answered this) I have been trying to install Adt-bundle on my 64-Bit ...
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Wifi hotspot to connect to Android using Broadcom 43xx

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 64b on a Dell Inspiron N5010. My wireless device (found using lspci) is Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01). I bought a new android ...
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Embedded Ubuntu's Bluetooth discoverable by Android but not iOS

I have a system running Ubuntu. The Bluetooth device (hci0) is POWERED, DISCOVERABLE, PAIRABLE, and SCANNING(DISCOVERING). It can discover all devices in the area, Android and iOS. Multiple Android ...
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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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Sqliteman can be used to create database in eclipse?

Can I use Sqliteman to create database in eclipse? for android programming .
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Ubuntu only shows music files on Andrioid Device

I am having trouble browsing my documents on my Android device through my Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop. It's a Samsung Galaxy Mega and my laptop is a Lenovo Z580. I am able to connect and browse my phone but ...
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Can Ubuntu for tablets run Java applets?

Can Ubuntu for tablets run JAVA applets in browser? My bank has netbanking build in Java and I need to use it on my android tablet which does not support Java browser applets. Don't have experience ...
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How To install kivy for python and its dependencies to build android apps?

I have ubuntu 12.04, I read the documentations and it confuses me, I just want to know what to type in the terminal or what and how to download whatever I need. Please Help.
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How do I sync music to my Android with Clementine?

I'm using Gnome Flashback with Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug in my Android 4.4 device by USB, it connects using MTP, and in Nautilus it looks like this: So far, so good. In Clementine, it appears under ...
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Sharing phone's internet connection on laptop without the help of USB cable

At the moment, I use my phone's internet connection on my laptop by using a USB cable. How do I set things up to use internet using my phone without the USB cable. So, that I can get rid of the USB ...
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Android ROM building. Issue with JDK

The other day I was trying to build Android ROM using the AOSP code. I had setup the environment according to the steps mentioned in their guide but I keep getting this error during the same ...
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Cordova unable to add Android Platform

I have created a project and moved into that directory. When I am trying to add "android platform" to the project it gives an error. I have exported the path correctly. Everything worked fine ...
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Ubuntu on Motorola droid 4 [duplicate]

Can anyone give me instruction on how to install ubuntu mobile O.S to a Motorola droid 4.
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Can Rhythmbox sync to a subfolder of my Android phone?

I'd like to try using Rhythmbox to sync my music. I created the ".is_music_player" file on the root of the microSD so it is detected by Rhythmbox and I can sync my music. But when I sync, it syncs to ...
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Share the Internet connestion over Bluetooth (Ubuntu Gnome)

I wanted to create a Wi-Fi hotspot, to share my Internet connection to an android tablet, but that seems to be impossible, as the connection disconnects when I activate the hotspot. Therefore I would ...
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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How to receive texts in Ubuntu desktop

I would like to receive and send texts on Ubuntu desktop. I would be preferable to receive them via pidgin, and also when my phone is not present. I do not have bluetooth. It is a google voice ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 10 (Manta) Using Ubuntu 14.04

fastboot oem unlock results in the tablet displaying the green Android robot lying and message saying the device is already unlocked. My presumption is that Android OS is no longer in the tablet. ...
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Alcatel one touch not found in ADB

I'm trying to connect my alcatel one touch to my PC over USB for use with android studio. adb usb outputs error: device not found adb devices doesn't output any device name : List of devices ...
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Ubuntu Phone - How to install Ubuntu in iBall Smart phones [duplicate]

The Specification of iBAll Andi 4.5h Smart phone is given below. BB Chip: MT 6577 Ms Board :iBall Modem Ver: MAUI.11.AMD.W12. 22.SP.V15.P4,2013/03/15 19.57 Uboot Ver: 2010.06 Kernel Ver: 3.4.0 (build ...
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How do I use the microphone and speaker of my phone as native ubuntu devices?

The Google Voice 'trick' I was using on my Nexus 4 recently became unavailable. Due to poor reception and no landline I could do with getting Google Voice working somehow. Hence... I would like to ...
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Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I have problem flashing my galaxy core SYSTEM with Heimdall using system.img.ext4 ~/Desktop/lll$ sudo heimdall flash --SYSTEM system.img.ext4 Heimdall v1.4.0 Copyright (c) 2010-2013, ...
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Can I put Ubuntu on my Android Incredible 2? [duplicate]

I was sifting through some material online, and I seen one video, and it looked like somebody pulled if off, I will admit I'm new to doing this sort of things to phones, and also if you can make it ...
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Strange USB (phone) behavior

I have 12.04LTS on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and it behaves very strangely when I plug my Samsung Galaxy SII phone into it. When I connect the phone, I get three dialog boxes, one says "Unable to mount ...