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Ubuntu on Android for Samsung Galaxy note 2?

This question is lengthy, I have to warn you. I'm generally a mac user. My setup currently consists of using mac osx and vmware (windows 7) to run one program that isn't compatible with osx or ...
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Where do I file bugs for the Ubuntu One music client for Android?

I've recently started using the Ubuntu One Music streaming client for Android. From the web page it says that the android app is based on Subsonic. I want to file bugs on the app, mostly feature ...
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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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How to resolve “Unable to locate theme engine” type error in Android SDK manager?

I am getting this error while running my Android SDK using eclipse on Ubuntu. (java:5986): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap", [2013-06-06 14:04:53 - SDK Manager] ...
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How to do install the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Android Studio?

I want to install Android stuido for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS But I don't know how to make PATH I search Google But I don't know how to make PATH Install linux for Android Studio I'm make PATH Do you know ...
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Disable the message “ these files are on a digital audio player” in na

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu 12.04 I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with rhythmbox in nautilus.This means that I am not able to see any file within ...
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Do all Android phones tether?

Can I pick up any android phone and connect it to my ubuntu laptop via a usb cable and tether to the internet using the data allowance on my phone contract? I already know that my contract allows ...
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Is the “HTC Desire (A8181)” Android 2.2 phone supported?

I could not find an entry for HTC Desire in the supported Anrdoid phones so I'm just wondering if all 2.2 devices are supported or if the list is specific to phone and installed software versions etc? ...
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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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Device not found when setting up android usb debugging in Ubuntu 14.10

I have an HP 10 Plus 2210xx tablet, and I want to use it for Android USB debugging. I followed the following steps: Enabled usb debugging in developers option on phone. After connecting to PC, phone ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox crash when trying to connect Android device

This happens with both Rythmbox and Banshee, but I'd prefer to solve the problem with Banshee, as that is the player that suits me better. When I run Banshee, and connect my Android device using PTP, ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 MTP support for Android 4.4

I have been using gvfs-mtp to get access to the my Nexus 4 (Android 4.3) memory through MTP. Since my Nexus 4 get android 4.4 updates, I can no longer transfer files to it. I have tried several ...
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What MTP program to use for HTC One X+

Im running Xubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to add files to my HTC One X+ but the programs I've used (gMTP, Qlix and MTPFS using http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2055563) haven't worked ...
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How can I stream music files from Android Phone via wifi on ubuntu 12.10

Have a Wi-Fi network at home Have Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my laptop connected to home Wi-Fi Have an Android based cell phone connected to home WiFi Can I play (stream) my music files stored in ...
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how to connect android phone with ubuntu 12.04 laptop for accessing laptop's internet connection over wifi

i have an android ics phone and i want to use my wired internet connection on my laptop through wifi. it can be done easily on windows 7 using softwares like virtual router or connectify. is there ...
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My Android phone isn't being detected by Ubuntu

This is what I've got from terminal, looks like it can see the phone as a USB device just fine but isn't showing up under fdisk so I can't mount it. It automounts just fine in my VMWare Windows. And ...
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Ubuntu.sh on Android Phone

So today I noticed something weird on my phone. I used a terminal emulator to see what I could do with it, and noticed that there is a file called ubuntu.sh. I tried to run it and got all sorts of ...
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Boot Ubuntu on smartphone SD card?

Now here's what I want: Ubuntu on the SD card that lives in my phone. I like using Ubuntu portably and my phone as a flash drive, but I haven't been able to make these work together yet. I've ...
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Share folders between PC and Android

I want to know how to share any folders between android and ubuntu. I've got it with WindowsXP. On my Android phone I've installed the app ES File Explorer. I've created a folder in the PC and it is ...
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Can I sync two Android devices to the same U1 account?

I wish to sync two Android mobiles (my spouse's and mine) and possibly one Android tablet to the same U1 account so we both can enjoy from streaming music. I know it is possible to sync few devices/pc'...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 in download mode breaks lsusb

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. To update it the official way, you need Windows and Samsung Kies (an application that does the updating). The unofficial way lets you do it with a Linux-native application ...
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Is it possible to tether internet between my android phone and a 3G HSPDA router?

I wish to share my 3G connection with a router using my current android phone without having to buy a new sim card or a dongle of some sort. Is this possible? I am able to tether my phone making it a ...
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Why does Banshee recognize my Android on Ubuntu, but not on Mythbuntu?

I have one computer with Ubuntu 11.04, and another computer with Mythbuntu 11.04. Both have Banshee 2.0 installed. Banshee on the computer running Ubuntu automatically detects my Android device when ...
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Will I be able to install ubuntu touch on a Meizu MX4 with android?

I'm thinking about buying this Meizu MX4 that comes with Android. I was wondering if it would be possible to install Ubuntu Touch on it and keep receiving OTA updates. Being able to dual-boot it ...
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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: /etc/udev/rules.d/##-...
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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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MTP with Android phone unreliable on 14.04

With 12.04, I was able to connect my Android phone without problem (using MTP) to my Ubuntu machine. Open Nautilus, there is my phone, and I can click through to the folders that I wanted. However, ...
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How do you transfer quickly a link from your computer to an android smart phone

I need a way to transfer links quickly in order to open them from my android terminal. Any ideas? Note it's not about files, It's just links and I'm looking for a manner to do it properly, easily ...
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MTP connection in Ubuntu 13.10 without no USB 3.0 [closed]

In this post I read that Ubuntu 13.10 does recognize my phone, but only if it has a USB 3.0 port. Is that correct? My computer has only 3 USB ports and all are 2.0. It is a Dell Vostro 3500. When I ...
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Eclipse Kepler crashes without any log entry [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 64bit and Eclipse Kepler 64bit terminates after some random time without response. The windows simply disappears. There's also no entry about the crash in ....
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Why doesn't Android recognize the WiFi hotspot created via Ubuntu?

I have created WiFi hot spot via my Ubuntu laptop. And now I turned on WiFi in my Android mobile to access the internet but I'm unable to view the hotspot that I had created via Ubuntu laptop. Did I ...
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How to share my mobile broadband connection via Wifi

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop having wifi. I have an android tablet which has wifi support. I connect my laptop to the internet through Mobile broadband (reliance netconnect zte modem). I ...
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I can't get Ubuntu (12.10 Desktop) to recognize my Galaxy S3

I Plug my gs3 into my laptop, and nothing happens. I went to terminal, typed "lsusb" command, and the return print was, for one of the usb ports, "Bus 002 Device 015: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics ...
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How to create wifihotspot in ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS in my lenovo laptop and have a android ICS device. I want to create a wifi-hotspot in ubuntu, which I can later use for connecting android device. I need this setup for ...
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Are files uploaded to Ubuntu One a single instance or are changes to that file also uploaded?

If I upload a file to Ubuntu One that I constantly make changes to (ie a password tracking apps' storage file) are the changes to that file automatically tracked/uploaded when I sync from my Android ...
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Problems with android app after PW change

I'm using U1 on my phone, currently a Nexus S with Android 4. Everthing worked fine untill I changed my password recently. I can still use U1 on all computers (even without having to type in the new ...
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Having Problems detecting my Android Phone

I have an A3 phone from Thailand, when I connect it to my PC running Windows it prompts me to install the driver to make it work properly. However, when I use my Ubuntu 10.10 there is an error ...
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How to use a network video stream (from an ip webcam) as a webcam

I have a network video stream (mjpeg) from an android phone that acts as an ip webcam and I would like to use it as an actual webcam on my pc (for google talk, skype etc.)
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Monitor Ubuntu web camera on Android

I want to monitor web camera on Ubuntu to my android. What application can I use? I like iCam but it works ony on windows. Thanks in advance!
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How do I delete all my Ubuntu One contacts?

I want to sync my new cell phone contacts but I want to erase all the contacts that I have in my Ubuntu One account first. I use android 2.2 on my phone, on the application I select just to upload ...
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Bash Script for Dumping the Android Partition is not consistent

I really need your suggestion about my current problem. I am trying to dump the whole partitions on the Android with netcat. I have created 4 bash scripts for automation process. So, I only need to ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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Installing android studio [duplicate]

When I tried to install android studio on my 14.04 LTS Ubuntu system on opt directory as according to mentioned on by clayton (Ubuntu user) but I could not install it as accordingly. Unpack android ...
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Android Studio ADB error

I keep getting this error when I start Android Studio. I am running Ubuntu, I did a fresh install and this happened upon start up. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually ...
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Genymotion Emulator Screen flickers while using X.Org X server(AMD/ATI display driver wrapper)

I have been facing this weird situation in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) while using Genymotion emulator. I have always used X.Org X server opensource driver for daily use. The driver is working fine, except ...
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Music manager with Android sync support?

Primary: How can I manage a large music collection and sync parts of it to an Android device? Secondary: To make it complicated, parts of the collection is stored in multiple formats. Computer ...
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Has anyone got Ubuntu Touch working on Nexus 5? [duplicate]

I have been debating whether to get a nexus 5 phone since it came out. My only fear is that I won't like android. I love ubuntu, I know that I'd love ubuntu. So I have a few question related to Ubuntu ...
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Android Tablet as second display

I have faced with issue. My use-case: I have - PC with ubuntu and android tablet, I need - The android tablet as second monitor, but connected by wi-fi. I was trying to do next: sudo apt-get ...
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'libmtp error: unknown error' while opening files on android internal storage [closed]

I connect my Android phone to Ubuntu 13.10 through USB to access to its internal storage. Whenever I try to open a file directly from the phone memory, it displays an error saying that the file ...