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Need help adding a remote storage ubuntu 13.10

Im trying to root my droid bionic and im having trouble creating a remote storage. Every time i tap connect i get back a window saying "Network Error. There is a problem in your network connection ...
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How to install libQtGui.so.4 32bit on 64bit ubuntu

I am trying to compile the android tree on Ubuntu 64bit 12.04; The build fails on an error of missing shared library libQtGui.so.4; Check /usr/ lib files i found that: /usr/lib/ or /usr/lib32 doesn't ...
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How do I make Ubuntu 14.04 recognize my Galaxy S4 as a Microphone via 3.5mm jack/USB?

Long story short, I'm trying to get some screen recording done and my puppy chewed my microphone rendering it useless. I've managed to get the Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 connected as a microphone ...
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I am looking to switch to Ubuntu [on hold]

I have run Macs for over 10 years, my current MacBook Pro is 6 years old. Macs are great, much better than PCs but every year Apple seems to trend towards Microsoft and their priority behavior has ...
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is there any ubuntu 14.04 img avilable for android

I was just wondring if there is any ubuntu img 14.04 available for android devices currently.
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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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How do I get Banshee to work with my Android 4.4.2 device?

I have a new Galaxy S5 (SC-04), with Android 4.4.2. When I plug it in as an MTP media device, it's visible in Nautilus (Gnome Flashback, Ubuntu 14.04) and I can browse and edit files and folders no ...
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How to run ubuntu on android?

I was on the Canonical website and I clicked on products, upon clicking on that I saw under Ubuntu there was a picture of ubuntu on a phone and tablet http://www.canonical.com/products as seen here. ...
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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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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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If Android is Linux then why can they get malware? [on hold]

OK so I know that GNU/Linux is not immune towards malware and that it is because it implements a multi-user environment where users are granted specific privileges. Is it GNU/Ubuntu/Arch/Android and ...
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Ubuntu interaction with Android

Is there any way to have a littlemore sync/interaction between my Ubuntu desktop and my Android? Ideally I'd like to use my desktop as a mini/personal cloud backup point but I'd also like to push ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 I 9100 Ubuntu development

several users of great phone S2 are asking when will ubuntu be stable to flash on our devices.So im asking is there someone that will soon fix all necessery issues to make ubuntu live on our phone.We ...
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Android Studio doesn't launch (arm chromebook)

I have recently installed ubuntu with xfce on my arm chromebook, when I try to launch android studio (which I downloaded from a ppa : Following this article I then launched it, it said it didn't like ...
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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy?

:) I have a Samsung Galaxy that doesn't communicate very easily with any computer... I want to be able to transfer files (now I email them one by one..., nope don't have cardreader either) I found ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Craig CLP281 netbook?

The netbook was sold with Android (2.2) on it. It only has 4 GB of built in storage. Is that enough to install a minimal Ubuntu install onto? If so, how would I go about doing it? Here are the ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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How to add arabic keyboard to Galaxy S3 [on hold]

I have a Galaxy S3 and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I am having a problem adding the Arabic keyboard. I've tried many times to add the Arabic keyboard from the keyboard layout but ...
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Function like “connectify” on Ubuntu

I know there was a lot of questions about this, but my problem is kind of different. I have tablet with Android. On Windows I used to host wifi from my PC. I used app "connectify". On ubuntu I can ...
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Ubuntu is not detecting my android device

I am new to android. I have just downloaded and installed android sdk. Now when I run the application from eclipse, my device is not getting detected. I have googled and was brought up with this as ...
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USB mass storage couldn't get mounted

It's my android phone SD card which was indicated damaged by android yesterday night, out of the blue! I put it directly to a USB port with a USB SD card holder case, so in that way I can recover it ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable

I had this same problem when previously using ubuntu 13.10, among other issues with my Windows dual boot. So I wiped the hard drive, re-installed ubuntu stand alone, and I still get the same dang ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Very slow especially with Android Studio

I have an old laptop with the following specification: Memory: 485 MiB, Processor: Genuine intel CPU T2300 @ 1.66 GHz ×2, OS Type: 32 bit, Disk: 78.1 GB, I installed on it Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I ...
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libGDX project generator: Build Failed : Cannot find java system compiler

while generating a project libGDX throws thid error: FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. * What went wrong: Execution failed for task ':core:compileJava'. > Cannot find System Java Compiler. ...
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What applications are available to Ubuntu for Android?

I was checking this Ubuntu for Android stuff. Is it an Android system, meaning that I can install basically any app from Google Play or does it have specific applications?
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Ubuntu Touch Installation [duplicate]

i have an ASUS Phone model ZenPhone"5" i want to install Ubuntu Touch in it. it have CPU = 1.6 GHz , Intel Atom Z2560 , Dual Core,RAM= 2 GB Internal Storage 16 GB can Ubuntu Touch support this ...
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Genymotion in Ubuntu

Is there anybody to help me? I've installed Virtualbox and Genymotion on Ubuntu successfully. Then I selected Samsung Galaxy s5 4.4.2 on Genymotion, downloaded it succesfully either, but I've got ...
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Boot into Ubuntu from Android Tablet with Live USB Drive

I have an Android ASUS Slider tablet. I have successfully installed UBUNTU to an 8GB thumb drive. I would like to boot into the thumb drive the same way I do with a windows system except I would like ...
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Why won't my Android SDK Manager show up when invoked from Eclipse?

On Ubuntu 12.04, I'm running the Eclipse IDE with the standalone Android SDK plugins installed. I'm using it this way instead of using the ADT Bundle because I'm also using Eclipse for other code. If ...
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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Setup JDK for android studio

I was setting up android studio and got this So I followed the answer here and used sudo update-alternatives --set java /usr/local/java/jdk1.7.0_17/jre/bin/java sudo update-alternatives --set ...
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Error to run android eclipse on ubuntu

I downloaded adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030 and it works well on my pc but now I want to run it on my laptop but it returns an error! I installed wine but it didn't help actually this eclipse ...
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Why I am getting following error when trying to start SDK manager?

I have a 64 bit- 20 GB Ubuntu partition which has very less usable space. So I have put Eclipse in my Ubuntu and downloaded sdks to a folder in my another partition. So when I try to start sdk ...
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configure android access for adb device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7 in.)

--UPD-- i forgot settings / dev options /usb debugging = true... that solved it. issue - adb devices shows blank list ON the tab-4, when connected to PC, it does show USB symbol on sts bar ...
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Error: after flashing the new image

I got the source code downloaded using below command phablet-dev-bootstrap --sources aosp --repo-branch phablet-4.4.2_r1 -c ./<my-dir> I've gotten the kernel and device folder synced, and build ...
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Add android-x86-4.4-RC2 to ubuntu grub

I installed android-x86-4.4-RC2 with windows xp and windows 7, after I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now android-x86-4.4-RC2 is not showing up in grub. What should I do to fix this? Thank you! Edited: I ...
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Asus TF700t Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot

I want to dual boot my transformer infinity. I like android, but as an IT student it cannot do everything I need homework wise, besides pocket Minecraft sucks. So I want to have my cake and eat it ...
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How to access an Androidphone's filesystem

I want to have access to my rooted Android-phone's filesystem using a USB-cabel-connection and either a Terminal or Nutilus. I also want to be able to edit the system files usinf VIM or any other text ...
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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Ubuntu for Lg G2 D802 [duplicate]

I got some questions, 1 Is there full version of this operating system for my device? 2 I'm interested on games and can I install apk applications as in Android Jelly bean or kit-kat? If not, which ...
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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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android USB debugging disappeared and not working anymore

I was working on my project using my own device ( LG Optimus G E975 , android 4.4.2) on ubuntu 12.04, and everything was going fine, eclipse could detect the device and I could easily debug on device. ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch uninstall p4

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (gt-i5500) (p4wifi) but it doesn't look as good as I thought. Now, I want to reinstall the stock firmware, but odin on Windows doesn't show ...
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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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Cordova / npm problem in sockets connection Ubuntu 14.04

I am facing a problem while using Cordova, every time Cordova/NPM needs to access web resources, like add a android platform. I have the android sdk up and running. And using Ubuntu 14.04. When I ...
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create a AP-hotspot from a wireless connection

I need to create an AP-hotspot from a wireless connection. I use an external wifi adapter connected to my USB port on my laptop as a source for network connection. What I need to do is to extend that ...