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Android apps in Ubuntu?

I use Ubuntu on a netbook and am looking for a way to run reasonably basic android apps. The only ways to do that I've seen are to either run the emulator from the SDK or a VM, but those aren't really ...
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Nexus 10 Problem restoring Android

new Nexus 10. Tried Ubuntu-Touch over the weekend and now trying to restore Android, but it appears to be hanging at the "sending 'system'" stage. What am I doing wrong? Here is the dump: ...
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Disconnecting android phone

I have a weird problem. I can connect my android phone to my laptop, it keeps connecting/disconnecting (about twice per second). I tried on another laptop with Ubuntu installed, and it worked fine. ...
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In-app paymnt methods

I'm interested in developing for Ubuntu (mostly phones) and I can't seem to find the guidelines on app publishing, will apps only work through the ubuntu software center, or can users download and ...
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Is there any GTD or ToDo application that supports both Android and Ubuntu?

I am looking for a GTD or ToDo application for both Android and Ubuntu that provides following features: Can be used simultaneously on both - Linux and Android with the option of automatic ...
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Nexus 7 (4.2.2) stuck as read-only on Ubuntu 13.04 (PC)

I have a Nexus 7 running the latest Android (4.2.2) that seems to be stuck as read-only. I cannot transfer any files to or from the device though I am free to look through it. Permissions are: View ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu )

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? ...
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How to dual-boot Ubuntu and Android on Lenovo s10-3t?

I have a problem with installing Android on Ubuntu. I have already 12.04 installed on Ideapad Lenovo s10-3t but I didn't leave an empty partition for Android. Is it possible to separate it now or do ...
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How can I share my Internet connection through USB?

Is there a way to share an Internet connection from PC (wlan0 interface) with an Android Phone connected through USB (usb0 interface with usb-tethering)? I guess it's possible with squid, but I don't ...
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Still cannot mount android phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm sounding like a broken record! I have been trying to mount my Galaxy S3 to 14.04 for months now. I followed suggestions from community members, all to no avail. Now I have a new phone - Galaxy S5. ...
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Sharing files between ubuntu 15.04 and android smartphone via wifi

I have ubuntu installed in my laptop and an android phone...is there any app like ShareIt , Superbeam , Xender (These softwares are used to transfer files via wifi between windows pc and android) ...
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Gennymotion unable to load virtualbox engines

When I start gennymotion this is the error message shown: Unable to load VirtualBox engine. Make sure that it is properly installed before starting Genymotion. For more information, please ...
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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 compiling: missing msm_ion.h

I've started porting Ubuntu Touch to the LG Volt (LS740) from Boost Mobile. I have my device tree vendor blobs and kernel sources all in place, but I'm getting a compile error: In file included from ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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How to pause a process until memory requirements drop

I'm compiling source code in the terminal but 75% of the time the build will freeze my system and I have to hard reboot or wait for a LONG time until oom kills it. I'm positive it's a memory issue ...
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Problem with Media Device(MTP) when connect to Ubuntu 14.04

I used to transfer files from pc to mobile using MTP option. but suddenly two days back i am unable to connect my mobile. I clicked on MTP option in mobile but i didn't get any device in ubuntu. i ...
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Mounting Android and copying files over MTP truncates files by 32 bytes

Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS If I plug my phone into my computer, it's automatically detected and mounted. Using nautilus I can navigate to my DCIM/Camera folder and ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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“no available channels” with ubuntu dual boot on Nexus 7 2013 deb LTE

I am trying to dualboot Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, but I am unsuccessful. Some time ago, I was able to run Ubuntu on the device, but it was not a dual-boot installation. I was able to ...
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Making Android device visible as USB device

I have an Android smartphone connected to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable. I've figured out how to transfer files, but I need something more: making the Android device visible as a USB device. For ...
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JDK 8 Installation for Ubuntu 14.04 (Android Studio & NetBeans)

I downloaded jdk-8u11-nb-8-linux-i586.sh and installed it in my home folder. Then I install NetBeans, it is successful I think because I can compile my java code using netbeans. Now when I install ...
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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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Screen flicker present in all operating systems after error in Ubuntu Touch [Nexus 7 2012 wifi]

I installed Ubuntu Touch stable 10 with MultiRom. When I swiped from left to right Ubuntu froze and the screen started to flicker. I have removed Ubuntu Touch and still have the stock Android 4.4.4 ...
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Unable to access “BCM21553 Thunderbird and Unable to open MTP device '[usb:001,004]' when connecting SamsungY Android device

see same problem under previous post: ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable any help would greatly appreciated! ~ loco
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Android Eclipse In Ubuntu

I am having an Error When Launching Eclipse For Android Developmet. error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Pleae Help me to ...
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Recover accidently deleted eclipse ini File

I accidentaly switched my Eclipse ini file with an android Eclipse ini file. I did not create a backup of the old ini file, so that option is out of the door. I don't know where to get a working one, ...
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Ubuntu Music @ Android: 404

I have created an Ubuntu One Account today and bought some music. Trying to log in this account with the android app on my Motorola Defy (Cyanogenmod 7.2) results in two error messages: "Credentials ...
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Android IDE for Ubuntu

Are there any other IDEs other then eclipse for Ubuntu which can be used for Android Development
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New photos not uploading to Ubuntu One from Android

I set up Ubuntu One to back up my pictures from my Android phone and took a photo to test. It worked. Last week I took four new pictures and they have not been backed up. I have tried in working wifi ...
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Cannot add ppa for gvfs-mtp

I am a total newbie concerning anything to do with Ubuntu/Linux. I am running 12.04 on VM Player. I am trying to connect my HTC One (Android 4.3) to Ubuntu, and looking online has told me to do: ...
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Sync highlight pdf between ubuntu and android

I want to know if there is a way to synchronize a pdf with highlights between my ubuntu desktop and my android tablet. I know there are several ways to do it in Mac, but I am not aware of one ...
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Android sdk manager permission denied

I am setting up eclipse and ADT everything is working fine JAVA, android virtual devices and everything except the ADT sdk manager it says permission denied. /home/yousaf/android-sdks/tools/android: ...
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Google authenticator for Galaxy Nexus with Ubuntu Touch

I'm en route to try and install ubuntu touch on my galaxy nexus (GSM-i9250). Since I'm using the google authenticator app in order to access my google account, I'm afraid that I'll be locked out of my ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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How to define where Banshee stores the music in Android devices?

I recently bought a Samsung S4 Mini instead of a new iPhone, hoping that I'd be able to sync my music to the external SD card using Ubuntu 13.04. I've managed to get banshee to copy a single track at ...
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How to upgrade android on Sony xperia tablet z using ubuntu 12.04?

My Sony Xperia tablet Z need an android upgrade but I really don't know how to do it using Ubuntu 12.04.
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ADB cannot see my tablet (Pipo S1)

I am unable to access my tablet (Pipo S1) through adb - after running adb devices, there are no devices visible. USB debugging is enabled, and I have tried 2 different USB ports and cables. I was ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not USB tethering through Android

Just upgraded to 13.04. Now my internet doesn't work anymore through my Galaxy Note 2. It used to work perfectly in 12.10 without a hitch. The phone's got Android 4.1 There's no error message. The ...
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Ubuntu Touch porting: bad file tree

I'm trying to port ubuntu touch to Samsung Galaxy S Plus but I'm finding it really difficult. The problems at first were to find a good CM rom as base, because this device is not officially supported ...
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Stuck on recovery-mode - Galaxy Nexus (phone)

I tried to install Ubuntu according to instruction given by https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install however I suck on recovery-mode in the middle of the installation. It seems not [to be] running ...
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About powering USB device on Linux: Android camera app recognizes USB camera but Ubuntu doesn't

On my notebook, I have a USB camera, 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04 running on SD Card and Android Jelly Bean on flash memory. Ubuntu doesn't recognize the camera (even the USB port), cause it doesn't offer any ...
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How can I make dual boot on Motorola Droid RAZR?

I have Motorola Droid RAZR XT910 with Android 4.0.4 and I would like install Ubuntu Touch as second system. How can I make it?
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cannot connect Ubuntu with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 over Wifi

Cannot connect or see Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 from my Ubuntu machine on Wifi. Error message when I scan Wifi from Galaxy Note: No Windows shares found on network When connecting Galaxy Note with ...
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Why is FTP file transfer from Android Phone Slow?

To transfer files from my Android phone to Ubuntu, I use an app that creates a FTP server on the phone. Copying files to Ubuntu 12.04 (same with 12.10) I get up to 260 KB/s. Copying files to Windows ...
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heimdall-frontend fails with undefines symbol error

Trying to run heimdall 1.11 and here is the error i get when trying to use the program heimdall-frontend: symbol lookup error: heimdall-frontend: undefined symbol: _ZN9QListData11detach_growEPii ...
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Ubuntu One for Android not uploading

Since upgrading last week files do not upload to the cloud. I have tried various file managers and none of them make any difference. After selecting the file to 'add' nothing happens and in the Ubuntu ...
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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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Android Studio IBus daemon

how can I resolve that problem in Ubuntu 14.04 with Android Studio Your system is using the IBus daemon which is known to cause intermittent keyboard issues with the IDE. See known issues for ...
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Computer don't detect android one usb device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system. Right now I want to use an Android one device which is running android 5.1 for testing purposes but the system can't detect the USB device. I followed ...