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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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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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How to use phone like Desktop PC

I want to buy Lenovo P780 and to use it like Desktop PC. The idea is described in www.ubuntu.com But as I see I need to buy the Docking Station for this device. Could anyone knows which exactly ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562) [duplicate]

I am using Samsung Galaxy S Duos smartphone with Android v4.0 OS. How do I install Ubuntu on my phone? What are the requirements? Can it work along with Android just like Ubuntu works along with ...
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Some trouble with connecting the android with the Ubuntu pc

When I press the volume + and - then the power button, it either start showing me something strange, like some texts and then only the V- works but just to show the same text all over again with no ...
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Can apps developed in the Ubuntu SDK be ported to Android?

I am getting interested in creating Mobile Apps and I was wondering, can an app created in the Ubuntu SDK be deployed to work on Android or even iOS? This isn't a huge deal, as I was using Eclipse to ...
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Remote Control Ubuntu from Android

This is not really an urgent question but I just want to know if anything like this exists. I currently have an app for my Android phone called PhonyMyPC and it allows me to control Windows (7) from ...
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Android Virtual Device with Intel x86 System image hangs

I am trying to start Android Virtual Device with Intel x86 System image. But Its doesnt even show the 'android' which AVD's usually show while loading up. My ARM based AVD's are running as expected. ...
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Auto upload MP4 files from phone to Ububtu One

Is it possible for MP4 files to auto upload from my phone (Nexus 5, KitKat) into my Ubuntu One account? Jpg files upload fine but MP4 just will not add to my Ubuntu One 'Nexus 5' folder. This ...
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My Android device will not show up on my Ubuntu PC

When I hooked my Android phone up to my PC with windows 7, I could co in to "COmputer" And find my device. How do I find my device on Ubuntu 12.04, so I can import my pictures and music?
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error while transfering files between samsung galaxy chat & ubuntu 12.10 via usb

I have a galaxy chat b-5330 with android 4.1.2 when i connect it to my Ubuntu pc via usb(mtp option is selected),an error message is shown as follows. but the files are still shown by nautilus.it is ...
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How to connect mtp android device to ubuntu 13.10

I searched here and google and all I could find is how in Ubuntu 13.04 forward mtp devices are supported. The answer I found are for ubuntu 12.04 or ubuntu 12.10 Well, I connected my phone in mtp ...
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Building Android Apps on Ubuntu

I want to learn to build apps on Ubuntu, so after doing some resarch, I found out I need to install Eclipse. The problem I have now is which one: There's SO many on: ...
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Ubuntu One on Android doesn't sync files

I've installed and set up Ubuntu One on 2 Ubuntu machines and one Android. Then I put keewpassx.kdb file in Ubuntu One folder and it apeeared on Android and the second machine. Then I opened that ...
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Can't find Ubuntu One folder on my Android device

I've installed and logged in Ubuntu One on my Huawei U9508 Android smartphone Expected to see /mnt/sdcard/u1 folder, but it simply doesn't exist. Also checked /mnt/sdcard2 which is built in Flash ...
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Can't Get Android Phone recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.3

Good Evening, thank you in advance for your time and helping me with my question/solution. I recently upgraded from Ububtu 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. When I was using 10.04, I was able to plug in my ...
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Ubuntu on Archos Xenon 80 [duplicate]

Please help me to install Ubuntu on my Archos Xenon 80.I have tried to install the file available for touch tablet and no result. Successfully installed it via clockwork mod recover but it does not ...
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ADT Installation Ubuntu 13.10

It's been a while.. I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP Sleekbook 14. It is working fine. Now i wanted to install ADT on it for android app development. I downloaded the package from the official ...
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How to sync Lightning with android using “Ubuntu One”?

I have just got a new android smart phone and I would like to sync my Lightning calender on my desktop with the phone. As Ubuntu One syncs with Thunderbird is there anyway to use this with an android ...
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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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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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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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Installing Lubuntu on to Android tablet and switching os in between

I would like to install Lubuntu onto my tablet, as it seems more lightweight than ubuntu. However, it seems there are only images for Windows/ Mac? For Android devices, what image shall I download? ...
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Software-Center won't load on Android

I've installed Ubuntu with Gnome on my android TV box using the 'Deploy Linux' app. I apt-get'd the software center, but it won't open. When I try to open it using the terminal, I get the following ...
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Android Avd running with errors

I have installed Android 4.3 AVD bundle on Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. When I start AVD it shows too many errors. Starting emulator for AVD 'AVD_for_3_7_FWVGA_slider' Failed to load libGL.so error libGL.so: ...
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How to port Ubuntu Touch application to Android?

I'm a newbie developer and I've developed some application in Ubuntu SDK so that I can use in my ubuntu phone or desktop. But is there any way that I can port my Ubuntu Touch application to Android so ...
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Revert ubuntu touch to android. wiped data

I tried out the Ubuntu Touch on my Galaxy Nexus and decided to change back to android and wait for further development. i went in ahead of the tutorial and wiped the data (bad move) now my phone wont ...
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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

I know, this has been asked a few times already but I'm still having troubles to get files copied my new Nexus 4 phone mounted on my Kubuntu 13.04 machine. I followed the guide at: ...
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How to download JDK for Android programming [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I'm going to start programming for android devices. I know that I will need to install a JDK, but I don't have access to oracle.com. How do I get it?
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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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How do I install libusbx library

I am trying to run flashtool (flashing utility for android phones) in ubuntu. Already setup java and appropriate environment On execution the following error comes up rajeswar@WebE-PCl:~$ ...
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how to install kde connect on ubuntu 12.04?

kde connect is a new app aims to connect android phone and ubuntu/kubuntu and having lots of features. the steps involved in installing this piece of software in ubuntu 12.04 is shown in this ...
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Android USB Debugging Not Working!

Hey everyone having alot of trouble my android is not detecting USB mountaing. I tried to test it on another computer (Windows 7), won't even detect the storage device. I don't know what the problem ...
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I get an error in the Ubuntu terminal

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC and i decided it's time to make a custom rom for my phone (MIUI V5 in this case) I used the instructions from the patchrom developer guide from the MIUI ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Andorid virtual device: Android virtual device not starting up

Note: Earlier I had asked this question on stackoverflow , but got no responses, hence reposting it here. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (x86-64 version) and recently downloaded the adt bundle ...
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ubuntu touch on non-brand name tablet?

I have just gotten a non-name brand android table running 4.0.4 and the model number is A13-MID. Curious as to if this non-brand tablet would be able to have the new ubuntu touch os that just came ...
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How to sync clipboard between ubuntu desktop and android phone?

Is there's any way by which I can sync clipboard Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 with android phone with JellyBean 4.1.2 preferably over same wifi network or over internet if that's not possible. In windows ...
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The ADT tools bar does not work?

I download the ADT ball from the Internet and unpack it on Ubuntu 13.10.but the menu bar doesn't work,it cannot show any content when I click it.
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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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Can't connect Android 4.1.2 device to Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm having problems to connect my android 4.1.2 device to my recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. The system just don't recognizes the device to mount, but when I run dmesg it's pretty clear than the ...
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phablet-flash aborting while installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 with Android 4.3 installed and I want to flash it to Ubuntu Touch. My system is Ubuntu 12.04, running inside a virtual machine on Mac OS 10.5.8. To use the VM, I opened an NAT bridge ...
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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 ...
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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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I just wanted to connect my phone to PC

I just wanted to connect my phone samsung s3 Ubuntu PC. I found a tutorial how to transfer files from Linux operating system to an Android on Sofpedia ...
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Are the flashing instructions on the Ubuntu website safe for Nexus 10?

I realize that the site says only the Nexus 4 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus are supported, but I am wondering if it is "safe" to follow these same directions on a Nexus 10? ...
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Sync Thunderbird Data wuth Android

How can I sync Thunderbird contacts and Thunderbird calendar entries with my Android Handy (Samsung Galaxy Note II)? In Windows I have a tool called MyPhoneExplorer (http://www.fjsoft.at/en/) Using ...
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Adding to a file: /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

I am a complete n00bie, so please be gentle.... I have just started using Eclipse with the Android ADT setup and I attempting to set up a device for development. I have created the following file ...
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How to use gvfs mtp mount from the command line in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

When connecting Android 3.0+ devices to Ubuntu 13.04 file transfers usually work fine in Nautilus but using the command line is not at all obvious. No filesystem mount point is apparent and Nautilus ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (p3113)

I have a Galaxy tab (p3113). I have been trying for some time now to get the developer preview of Ubuntu Touch installed on it. I followed the instructions on the 3rd-party maintainer's page for my ...
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how to install ubuntu for android?

I want to add ubuntu alongside with my android OS, how can I do so, I can't find a ubuntu package for the android device. I have a lenovo P770 android device with me.