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Running AndroidStudio on Ubuntu 15.10 crash

Right now I am facing the issue that I cannot develop in AndroidStudio using Ubuntu 15.10, because both openjdk-7 and openjdk-8 cause problems. openjdk-7 issue Running AndroidStudio using env ...
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Any Linux app for recuperating data from Android devices (discarded email from Gmail draft)?

One reason why I appreciate Linux is that it has the amazing ability to give solutions for any kind of IT-related problem. I have an Samsung phone running Android GingerBread. I've spend my entire ...
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Application window is not fully visible. Why? Help needed to fit it on screen

When I run Android Studio, the application window is too huge to fit my 15.6 inch laptop screen. As a result I am not able to look at the submit buttons that are at the bottom of the window. Please ...
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Setting Environment Variables for Android Studio [duplicate]

I am running cordova, so i wanted to install android-sdk. Here is the path Android-Studio Path = /home/apps/android-studio Android- /Android/Sdk Whenever i tried to add via export.. it seems to be ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issue with 14.04 LTS/Intel Compute Stick

I am developing code for data transfer between an Android tablet (currently testing on 4.4.4) and an Intel Compute Stick. I was having issues getting the Android device to connect to the Stick. To ...
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Would Java Matter?

I was building Cyanogenmod for S4 Mini and also writing android apps on the Android Studio when I stumbled across the JDK error on the Android Studio. It went something along the lines of OpenJDK was ...
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AIMP remote control problem. Can not connect to local IP

I use an AIMP music player version 3.0 via Wine. This player has a remote control ability, so that you can control the player working on your laptop with your android phone. How it works is it has a ...
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How to remotely access Ubuntu using VNC

I've been trying to configure VNC (Vino) on Ubuntu Desktop so that I can remotely access it from an Android tablet or another PC using a secure connection, but I can't seem to get it working. I had ...
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Can't connect to ubuntu 14.04 from android using ssh

I have a laptop, a desktop and an android phone(Moto G) connected to the same wifi network at home. I had installed openssh-server on my laptop and desktop and could connect between them using ssh. I ...
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How to Root Lenovo k3 Note Smartphone with Ubuntu

I wandered if anyone can give me some advice on how to root the Lenovo k3 Note phone, via Ubuntu. I installed the drivers for this phone and Windows 8 seemed to recognise them. I now need drivers for ...
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Nexus 5 won't share internet connection anymore

I used Nexus 5 to share Internet connection to my laptop via USB. It worked well but suddenly on one day it stopped shared the connection, and it has never shared the connection since then. How can I ...
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Connect Android Phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I am looking a way to connect my Android phone(HTC One Mini android Version: 4.4.2) to Linux Virtual Machine on the host (Both HYper v and Virtual Box). I actually want to enable sending SMS from ...
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Android rom and kernel build error

I am trying android building but I have error I cant solve it. help please I am using ubuntu 15.04 compile error
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Can't mount an Vodaphone Smart 4 Turbo as storage device [closed]

I have a 4.4.4 android phone (Vodafone Smart 4 Turbo), and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop. If I try to connect my phone via usb cable to manage my files, I can't, the pc doesn't respond. But ...
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Unable to run Two android Emulators in Ubuntu

I am using Genymotion android emulator and I am able to use it correctly , Now my question is that I am unable to run 2 android emulator simultaneously(parallel) from android studio , and I am using ...
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Did Canonical just downgrade the kernel?

I'm on 14.04 LTE and I just got a regular update. I ran "uname -r" and it seems the kernel is now "3.13.0-65-generic." I'm very happy with this, because MTP now works with my Android phone (It didn't ...
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BlueStacks for Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm looking for BlueStacks or something like it for Ubuntu 12.04,if I can install BlueStacks, how do I do it? If not, is there another software that can run Android apps? I just want to play Geometry ...
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Android Studio permission

I moved the directory with Android/Sdk from /home/user/Adroid/Sdk to /media/victor/*DiskName*/Dir/Android/Sdk. This is a file from Windows 8. When I run a project in Android Studio I get an error: ...
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Can I use Guymager tool to create image of Android Phone?

I wish to create bit-by-bit images of Android phone and it's SD card. So far I have learnt to create dd images. But I am unable to use them as they are just raw images. I wish to use this Guymager ...
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adb won't find my device when trying to install Ubuntu Touch

I am an Ubuntu 14.04 User, and I was trying to install Ubuntu on my tablet following the official instructions ...
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gradle errors in android studio

Error:(24, 17) Failed to resolve: junit:junit:4.12 "openFile:/home/jeevansai/AndroidStudioProjects/MyApplication/app/build.gradle" The above mentioned error is appearing in Android Studio has many ...
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how to install android-studio offline

I want to install android studio on an offline pc and i downloaded android studio and android-sdk seperately and installed android studio , added android-sdk to it ,but the studio still says some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 - Android file access issue

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 and having trouble connecting one of my android device. I have tested access files from Samsung galaxy S3/ Moto G3 and Alcatel Idol3 with ubuntu. ...
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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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I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use?

I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use? Backstory: Followed this tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/image-channels/ ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Synchronize my music between my PC and the microsd on my Lg L70 ms323

I have a rooted Lg L70 ms323 with android 4.4.2 I want to sync my music in my microsd. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Banshee player sync puts the music on the root of my phone internal memory. I read that ...
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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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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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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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How to install Cordova on Ubuntu 14.04 to develop hybrid apps?

I want to install Cordova on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to convert my web application to android app.
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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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How to specify vendor id while installing ubuntu touch

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my YU Yuphoria (guided by http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/). When I tried to list devices on fastboot ...
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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. ...