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Is Ubuntu for Android by Canonical available to the average user yet?

I recently found out about Ubuntu for Android Multi-Core Smartphones and was digging around on the Ubuntu website as well as the Canonical website but have yet to find any information on if it ...
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How do I prevent automatic mounting of my android phone in 13.04? [closed]

gvfs is mounting my phone automatically when I plug it in, I don't want this for various reasons. How do I disable automatic mounting for this specific device, but continue allowing other USB devices ...
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Why is Eclipse Juno running very slow?

Hey guys I am developing Android apps on eclipse and its running very slow. So slow that I am not able to program properly because of this thing. E.g - when I click on Graphical layout in xml it ...
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Dual-boot Android & Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nexus 7 dual-boot with android? Is it possible to run a Dual-boot of Ubuntu and Android on the same device or will it have to be one or the other? Im looking at possiby ...
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Eclipse 3.7.2 not recognizing ADT after plugin updates

I'm using Eclipse 3.7.2 with ADT plugin installed. I updated all the plugins I had by going to the option Help->Check For Updates. After the update, on restarting eclipse, I'm no longer able to see ...
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Failed to get the adb version

while running sample android project getting this error on eclipse.. project cleaned 2-3 times but still getting error. [2012-10-23 10:39:24 - adb] Failed to get the adb version: Cannot run program ...
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What is the status of Ubuntu Mobile? Is the project expected to reinitiate in coming years?

With android and Google Play becoming so popular, it would be great to have Ubuntu on mobile devices again. Some archaic references: ...
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How I can run Android 4.0.4 in chroot on Ubuntu 12.04 on the Pandaboard ES?

I want to run fully functional Android 4.0.4 on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation on the Pandaboard ES with the LXC containers.
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Android device is not recognized in adb

I'm having a huge problem with my android samsung galaxy tab 7". Whenever I try to connect it to my computer, instead of showing normally in my adb devices, the name of the device is : ????? and it ...
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USB Tethering (over USB) with Android 2.2 not working [closed]

It's working with Maverick, but it breaks with Natty. OS detect device, network-manager tries to connect (1), but fails (2): Output of dmesg, lshw, lsusb, lspci, nm-tool, ifconfig and lsmod on ...
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Ubuntu One android Contacts app — last sync failed [closed]

On my HTC Desire I pressed "sync all" and at about the 77th contact it just said "last sync failed". Why did it fail? What could the problem be? Thanks.
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Backup Android phone (HUAWEI Ascend P1) on Ubuntu

Is it possible to backup the android mobile phone when connected to ubuntu? I have looked trough and searched here, but couldn't find any answers to this question. I have just bought a android phone ...
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How to make the android notifer desktop indicator appear on the Unity panel? [closed]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? I was using the android-notifier-desktop indicator on my Lucid 32bit installation comfortably, but when I ...
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Restoring android after ubuntu touch fails

I'm trying to restore android after playing around with ubuntu touch I follow exactly the same steps described the ubuntu's wiki page i.e. Download the factory image corresponding to your device's ...
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How can I remove my current JDK and install default JDK? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 x64 installed on a virtual device (VMware workstation) on a host system Windows 8. I downloaded android source code. I wanted to build it, and it says: Checking build tools ...
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Can I download Ubuntu for Android to my mobile device?

My question is already in the title. I want to buy a tablet but I want to work with OpenOffice as well. So in combination with a monitor and a dock it would be possible. But can I download Ubuntu for ...
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Ad-hoc network (hot spot) created in Ubuntu is not detected by android phone

I created a hot spot via network > wireless > use as hotspot. Other laptops successfully detected the hot-spot,could connect and use it without any problem. But no android phone could detect it.! I ...
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Is there a “Sync Locally?” option in the Android app of Ubuntu One?

as Ubuntu One under Ubuntu offers the "sync locally" option, I was looking for this very option inside of the Ubuntu One android app, but unfortunately I did not find it. So all my folders are synced ...
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Ubuntu One Music app for Android not displaying artwork

I haven't been able to get my album art to display in the android app and have been searching for answers all morning. The artwork is in the tags properly, I've tried both mp3 and ogg to no avail. ...
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Eclipse displays png as a text file

I want to create an app in eclipse with libGDX. But when I import a png file into Eclipse it displays it as a text file. I tried with the Android Developmet Kit from Google, but the same problem as ...
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Remote Control Desktop over Bluetooth

Is there a way to control my Ubuntu Desktop (13.10) remotely over Bluetooth, with my Android 4.4 device?
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Android SDK and Path

Since I've downloaded the Android development kit as a package (sdk, eclipse bundled together), I extracted it into /opt/android/sdk I ran the command nano ~/.bashrc command and opened the file. Now ...
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Where is my Android phone's mount point, so I can rsync it?

I would like to rsync my music with my Android phone (Galaxy Nexus), I'm trying to work out the mount path to use from the shell. The mount command doesn't show up on the phone. In Nautilus the ...
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Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Finger

I´am trying to use this Finger.java for my Android project, But I get this error. $java Finger username@host.com Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Finger Caused by: ...
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Ubuntu One Files (Android App) not removing deleted files

I have Ubuntu One Files installed on my Android phone. Photos are set to Auto-Upload which works fine - I see the photos on my windows machines as expected. However, when I delete a photo from that ...
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Stream music from Ubuntu One to several phones?

I am about to buy an Android-phone to myself and another one for my son. The "killing application" is this offer form Ubuntu one: "Music Streaming Enjoy your music anywhere and get 20GB of storage for ...
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Where has the Ubuntu One Contacts app for Android gone?

I had problems syncing my Android 2.3.4 device with Ubuntu One Contacts cloud. So I decided to reinstall the Android app. But I can't find the app any more. Where is it? How can I sync the contacts ...
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Are files synced from mobile app supposed to download to my PC's Ubuntu One folder?

I just installed Ubuntu One files for Android and it uploaded all my pictures and I can see them in the web interface. Can I get this folder to automatically download all the files to my Ubuntu One ...
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Ubuntu One message appearing: You do not have permission?

i am trying to sign in to ubuntuone on my droid 2. i keep getting a message that says the following: You do not have permission to open this page. ...
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Eclipse won't let me select a Windows share as Workspace

Environment: Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit), Eclipse Helios 3.6 (64-bit), Android 2.3 SDK + ADT. All works great, but I can only select a workspace that's on the local system. Eclipse won't let me select ...
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how to dual-boot ubuntu-touch with android

I have been following the progress of the ubuntu-touch, mostly via blog posts, and YouTube(am loving every video of it). But, as far as i can tell, popular apps like WhatsApp, Viber, etc... are yet ...
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How does one build android kernel from sources on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to build Android from sources on Ubuntu 13.04, yet there are numerous issues: Setting up the environment issues (wrong tool chains) Compilation/Build errors
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How do I upgrade Android on my phone with Ubuntu?

I have a Galaxy Europa running Android v2.2. I want to upgrade it to Gingerbread v2.3. In Windows I would use Samsung Kies for this task. How do I do it in Ubuntu?
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Is there an emulator or wine type environment that would allow use of android apps on linux? [duplicate]

Basically, I have a kindle fire that uses a form of the android OS and was wondering if there was a way I could run similar apps on my Ubuntu system. Specifically I'd like the news reader program ...
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Can't connect to my android's hotspot

I've tried to run Ubuntu from Live CD to check it. Ubuntu recognized my android's hotspot (I use android 2.1 with "Wifi Tethering") but wasn't able to connect to it. It's really a problem for me ...
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Is there any way to use Ubuntu with an Android phone?

Could I plug in my Android phone into my Ubuntu PC via USB cable and have text messages and such appear in my Ubuntu notifications? Or something like that (similar to the Ubuntu for Android ...
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Free Ubuntu One Mobile?

Is there any chance for a free version of Ubuntu One Mobile that might be ad-supported?
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Cannot mount Android phone and sync with Banshee

I can't get my LG Optimus One to sync with Banshee. I read somewhere that the root needs to have an empty file called '.is_audio_player'. I did that and it still doesn't mount. I ran dmesg however ...
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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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how to enable unity global menu on Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed android studio in ubuntu but I expected something like this: however I have this: what do I need for enabling unity global menu on Android Studio???
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Cannot install android-studio on Ubuntu - error 'unable to access sdk'

I have been trying to install android studio on Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and I have followed these steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Password Manager for Ubuntu with ports available for android

I need a password manager for Ubuntu (a program in which I can save all my password like site access, credit card codes, software licenses, etc.) that has also a version for android in order to have ...
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File encryption program for all platforms

I need to encrypt files and folders in Ubuntu. I know there are lots of programs that can do that, but I would like to be able to open the encrypted files on other platforms too. I should be possible ...
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How to boot back into Android from Ubuntu Touch?

I just recently installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 tablet following the instructions from: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I was ...
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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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Eclipse ADT: Layout Properties Editor doesn't work correctly

I have a new, clean installation of Eclipse Kepler (4.3.1) SR1 (x64) in Linux Mint 15 Olivia x64 (based on Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail”). ADT version is 22.3.0, and Java is Oracle's 1.7.0_45. The ...
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How come I cannot make this file executable (chmod permissions)?

I downloaded Android Development Tool for linux (ADT) and placed it in home directory. After unzipping the files, when I double click the "eclipse" executable file; the eclipse works perfectly fine. ...
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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy to Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Samsung Galaxy GT-S7562 with Android 4.0.4 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Vostro 1510. I have just found out I cannot transfer files from Android to Ubuntu with a USB connection because the ...
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Connect to Android phone to send and receive sms

As said in the title, is there a solution for this? Before my actual Android phone, I had a Nokia and for it there were some applications in the repo for this aim (series60-remote, xgnokii, wammu). ...
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On-the-fly conversion of FLAC to MP3 when syncing with Android?

I have a large collection of FLAC music files which I would like to sync to my Android phone. However, the FLAC files are very large...and before I bother to create a seperate MP3 music library it ...