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Adding Android SDK platform-tools to PATH downloaded from umake

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I downloaded Android Studio with the umake tool provided by Ubuntu. This downloaded Android Studio at /root/tools/android/android-studio, and ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: android-studio

Whenever I install a new software or I use update command on the terminal i always get this error message and update is also interrupted. what do i do? I encounter the following error message- ...
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Boot into android [duplicate]

Hey I wanna ask how to install android 5.1 on ubuntu 15.04, and also to boot into it. So i don't really wanna emulate android. Also to be able to boot Ubuntu or android when ever a i want to.
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How to transfer files from Htc M9+ to Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I have a HTC One M9+ phone. I am running Ubuntu14.04Lts. When i try connecting my phone using a usb cable, it opens up a driver window. I am not able to transfer files. Please help...
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Permission denied for “dd” of Android phone's file system connected over mtpfs in Ubunutu 14.0.4

I have connected my rooted Mi3 android phone to Ubuntu 14.0.4 using jmtpfs. I am using ~/Desktop/phone as my mount point. I am able to browse the Android device using Nautilus. Now I want to recover ...
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Is there an Android ROM flashing utility available for Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there any Utility that can be used in Ubuntu 14.04 to flash a ROM or a custom recovery to an android? I am interested in flashing the stock ROM and CWM recovery to a Broadcom chip based android ...
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Where did idea.sh get installed?

I used "umake android" to install Android Studio. During installation, it warned me of some ibus error I would need to work around. One way to work around the error is to edit the idea.sh file to ...
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What tools do I need to install with success on to lifetab an Ubuntu image?

It seems that hints in the web about lifetab (medion made by lenovo) are somewhat "antique" and some tools are not available any more or not given in the ppas of Ubuntu (vervid 15.04) ?! where are ...
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Eclipse keeps crashing after launching AVD

When I start eclipse, everything is fine, but when I start AVD, eclipse crashes. Further Details: my first step was typing sudo -i in terminal.(if I don't type this, I can't cd to the location of ...
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Install ubuntu touch on a LG e400 [duplicate]

I want my old phone to run wxtoimg, which is available for linux, even for ARM. The problem is that the phone has Android 2.3.6 installed and the default installation guide fails in several ...
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How to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have downloaded Android-Studio and extracted it into documents. When I try to locate the studio.sh file located in Documents/android-studio/bin, I get an error. How will I go ahead and install this ...
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Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to Android's Titanium Backup and TWRP nandroid backup?

Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to Android's Titanium Backup for backing up programs and settings and restoring them upon a new install? Is there a Nandroid backup that can back up an entire image of ...
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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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ubuntu PC is not accessible in VNC viewer in android

I have a PC, laptop and an android mobile. I have enabled my PC with WIFI connectivity and I am able to access it remotely in my laptop using Remmina(client). I have ubuntu installed on both my PC and ...
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USB tethering question

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu tomorrow but my PC doesn't use an ethernet cable because I haven't had a hole drilled in my wall and etc, and I'm using either my phone (Samsung Galaxy Trend ...
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pulseaudio: Failed to initialize PA contextaudio: Could not init `pa' audio driver

Android Emulator is consuming 100% CPU on my system. If I use -no-audio flag then I don't get the error mentioned below and everything runs fine. Any idea why I get the pulseaudio error. pulseaudio: ...
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To sync notes of S Memo to Ubuntu?

I have the Android phone where I have notes. I would like to control them periodically in my Ubuntu laptop because too much work to handle them with the phone itself. It would be great if the phone ...
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Ubuntu Vivid Android USB tethering not works

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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Failed to create SD card (& in AVD Folder)

Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS My Machine Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series I am following the following article for installing Android Application Development Enviornment [Target Super Newbies; IDE Eclipse] ...
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Android phone's microSD not useable by Windows 8, after using under Ubuntu

I connected my Android phone (as 'mass storage') to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a microSD card with fat32 filesystem. Thereafter I logged it to Windows and connected, but my Windows 8 didn't recognise ...
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Nexus 4 Android 5.1 not recognized

So, here's my situation: I have a Google Nexus 4 that I installed Ubuntu touch onto. Everything worked great, except that I was missing some key apps that I needed so I reverted my phone back to ...
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Definitive ionic install guide

Down vote me to antarctica if you must but I have tried every guide, vm, script to try and get this working but I just can't get it to play ball. What goes wrong? you name it. There are so many ...
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VirtualBox error kernel headers

I'm with Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm trying to create an emulator (genymotion), but when run virtualbox, i got the error: Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules ...done. Uninstalling old VirtualBox DKMS ...
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Can I install ubuntu touch on LENOVO A8 A5500 tablet? [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on my tablet lenovo a8 a5500, but when i type "adb reboot bootloader" the tablet stuck in fast mode with no response. How should I proceed to unlock it and install ubuntu on ...
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No avds found by ./emulator -list-avds . Do i need to install avds? How to do so, if yes?

I have installed android SDK in /opt. When i run: cd /opt/Android/android-sdk-linux/tools sudo ./emulator -list-avds I do not get anything printed on terminal. But from Android Studio under SDK ...
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Problem with unlocking my lenovo tablet [duplicate]

I have a problem with my tablet that I bought recetly. I'm not a fan of Android so I wanted to run it with Ubuntu OS. I followed every step in this page. But exactly when I try to unlock the device ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy S4 mini [duplicate]

I spent the day trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. I used this manual. I could solve some problems, but some problems I couldn't fix. So now I decided to ask. All ...
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ANDROID_HOME PATH error while emulate cordova project

How can I get the emulator working? Cordova missed the ANDROID_HOME environment variable, but it is set as the terminal output below shows In NetBeans works only debug by using the browser of the ...
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Recompiling Android RunTime

According to following image, ART is very similar to JVM. As JVM is for Linux which converts Java instruction set to machine level instruction set. Then is there any way to recompile ART for linux ...
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Android program execution in studio not detecting installed KVM

I have installed KVM for virtualization for AVD in studio, after running the following command: kvm-ok The output is: INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM acceleration can be used So, by all this i can ...
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Gradle executing tasks runs forever

Recently, I've downloaded latest android-studio for Ubuntu. The problem is, it takes forever when it start compiling. The error message says, Gradle executing tasks But, when i stop android studio, ...
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Problem Connecting To Android Hotspot

I have one Laptop running windows and another laptop running linux ubuntu. i can connect to my phones Hotspot with the machine running windows, but i can't do it with the machine running linux. also, ...
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taking ANDROID_HOME PATH error while building cordova project

I'm tring to install cordova on linux. When I want build android platform taking ANDROID_HOME is not set and "android" command not in your PATH. What I did; 1. installed lubuntu 2. sudo apt-get ...
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How enable x86 android emulator without KVM

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and my system does not support KVM . I want to use x86 emulator for android in my system. But it tells KVM should be installed for running x-86 emulator. Currently I am using ...
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OpenJDK vs. Oracle JDK for Android Studio

When I run Android Studio with OpenJDK installed I get a warning recommending the use of Oracle JDK. Is Oracle JDK actually better or is it fine to just stick with OpenJDK? Installing Oracle JDK seems ...
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Music control with android and ubuntu desktop

Is there a application/synchronization (not entirely sure what I am supposed to look for) that makes it possible to play music on my ubuntu desktop and then change/pause/play it with my Android phone? ...
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Can't install Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and am not able to completely install Android Studio. The setup process hangs at: Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool. For which I googled and found this question on ...
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Android studio on Ubuntu doesnt connects to API server

So I am working on a app which is created by a fellow programmer who is now not available. When I run the app via android studio it starts normally but when I click on login button on the login screen ...
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Icon stuck after moving files

I've recently found this thing after I moved a file onto my android. Basically, the file that you moved to your android got stuck anywhere. What I mean anywhere is this! Pictures! This bug is fixed ...
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Error when running Android Virtual Device

Firstly, I want you all to know that I am completely new to Android development and this is the first time I'm trying to run an Android virtual device. I get the following when I run an Android ...
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How do I root my phone from Ubuntu?

I'm trying to root my galaxy s3 sgh-1747, but all the instructions are how to do it from Windows. I currently have Odin for Linux installed (not in wine), but I have no idea how to use it. Any advice ...
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????????????????? [null] in Android Studio

I am an android developer working with my office mac. but now i want to migrate the projects to ubuntu. I installed Android studio and trying to run project on my device ASUS Zenfone 5 (Kitkat). ...
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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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Connecting an android device to ubuntu router/server

I have made my ubuntu server into a router with dhcp functionalities inside vmware workstation. My LAN is 10.1.10.0. I can assign static addresses to any pc and connect them all to a switch for them ...
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strange problem booting android 4.4

Running ubuntu 14.04 and used unetbootin to install the android iso. Ubuntu is on hdo,5 and windows 7 is on hd0,3. Android runs fine when booting from the usb but freezes on the boot menu after ...
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Mobile USB internet connection

As I stated here, my computer seems unable to set an hotspot for wifi connection, so I'm looking for something else in order to connect my smartphone (android) to internet through my computer. For ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch for the UMI Hammer?

UMI Hammer: It's an unsupported phone, and it's really frustrating that it comes with Android 4.4.4 on it, and the bootloader is in Chinese, and I can search and search to no avail... ADB and Fastboot ...
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Failed to find version-tag string

BUILD FAILED /home/vmuser/android-sdk-linux/tools/ant/build.xml:649: The following error occurred while executing this line: /home/vmuser/android-sdk-linux/tools/ant/build.xml:694: Execute failed: ...
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Detecting memory leak with libc_malloc_debug_leak.so for specific processes [closed]

In Android, for detecting memory leak I am using libc_malloc_debug_leak.so. But as soon as I do that it starts tracking memory operation details for all processes which makes the device very slow. Is ...
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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) ...