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Android device detected by mtp-detect but not by adb

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and connecting it via USB to an LG P705 Android device. A short time ago the adb devices command listed it -- but something happened and now that command now gives only an ...
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android studio not launching

I have downloaded the zip and extracted it to a file and I have eclipse, but everytime i try launching android studio an error pops up saying, Failed to execute child process ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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Game engine for android game development in ubuutu

I want to create a game for android, more specifically a RPG, but i don't know how to start to develop this in ubuntu. I want to know what game engines for android are available in ubuntu. Waiting ...
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How to Mount a Android Device QPST on ubuntu?

i bricked my Android Device And now it shows QPST DOWNLOAD MODE for unbricking this i need to copy some files to device using linux but ubuntu is not showing any partition my device is only shown in ...
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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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How to share current desktop through tightvnc

Is it possible to share my current desktop in ubuntu 14.04 with tightvnc and connect and control it using an android app (vnc viewer). I have installed tightvncserver and am able to connect with vnc ...
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New AVD not creating properly in android

I have copied android-sdk-linux folder from one PC to another PC, and installed Eclipse and Set appropriate paths (both tools and Platform-tools) but I cannot create any avd. When I try to create ...
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Eclipse-Can't open in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded eclipse from here. And tried to open as shown here . But when I double click or try to open the eclipse using command, ./eclipse It shows the following error. How to resolve this? I'm ...
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Android to 12.04 USB tether not working

I'm trying to USB tether an Android phone (SGS2 LTE) to 12.04 to use its Internet connection. Enabling "USB tethering" on the phone brings up a "wired connection 2" on the network connections menu. I ...
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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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Why MTP mounted files belong to root?

Xubuntu Saucy and an Android device running Kitkat. I connect it to my computer and it is mounted as MTP but the files on it belong to root so I can't modify them. Why is this and how can I change it? ...
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Android will not connect to internet,when using ap-hotspot through Secured 802.1x EAP authentication [on hold]

I am trying to use my android, using ap-hotspot. But im connected to wired internet through Secured 802.1x EAP authentication with proxy settings. When i have setup the network on my phone, I just ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Ubuntu touch - remote access to device

in our company we developed an android app installed on nexus 7 tablets and on tablet we release to several customers. This app stays in foreground active 24/7 but we have problems in monitoring the ...
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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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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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Netbeans - Android Emulator not work

I have a doubt: When try to run the android emulator, the terminal show a message: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one ...
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SDK manager in Android Studio not available

I installed Android Studio through the terminal, opened the studio and wanted to run the SDK manager, but this is what I have: As you see, the SDK Manager is unclickable. As I read online, the ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] ...
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localhost vs hostname

I am confused with localhost(127.0.0.1) and hostname(127.0.1.1) ,when I try for $ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 JAZZ and in case of ifconfig also I got about localhost(lo:local ...
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Task app for ubuntu and smartphone

I have learned from forum about few very nice task programs like nitro task, tasque or wonderlist. However non of these have features which I'm looking for: Tasks and reminders Repeat reminders in ...
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Building reverse engineered project

I learn development for android, I would like to see how certain application is built, I also would like to adjust its UI controls positions for sole use. So, I decompiled the application and try to ...
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Asus Transformer Pad TF103C ubuntu android dual boot? [closed]

Has anybody got the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C running with Ubuntu and Android via dual boot? Any pointers to website explaining the current investigations?
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How to charge Moto E device using a usb cable? [on hold]

I have a Moto E device and trying to do the Reverse tethering. But when connectting my usb cable to the mobile , it never shows charging which i thought it will show. I got a notification as connected ...
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Ubuntu can't see my Android phone!

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, and trying to connect my Samsung galaxy Gio (Model # GT-S5660M) with Android 2.3.4 (GINGERBREAD_MR1). When I plug my phone in,via USB, it will charge, however Ubuntu will not ...
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I cant connect my jelly bean android phone to ubuntu 12.04!

I have tried out some methods explained in previous posts about the same but it is not working. I have used following commands. sudo apt-get install mtpfs sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Error getting file: -6: Not Supported [Ubuntu 14.04 & LG G3]

I'm trying to transfer a folder of files from my LG G3 to my laptop and each attempt has lead me to this error: I've just unlocked the LG G3's bootloader using BUMP! and I made a backup within TWRP ...
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Android Device Manager doesnt show emulated device on Ubunut 12.04

in the android AVD Manager(eclipse or android studio, doesnt matter) i can create a device, but when i want to start it, the AVD manager loads and nothing happen. Did anybody know what could be the ...
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Create socket on local computer to access device shell via adb

I'm writing an application and one of the things i'm trying to do is give the users access to the devices shell(via adb -s DEVICE_NAME shell) but over telnet/ssh. meaning, is there any way to create a ...
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Would Android apps be able to run in Ubuntu touch natively?

I'm wondering why Android apps won't be able to be run natively on Ubuntu Touch. I mean, isn't it all just Linux?
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Install ADT Eclipse “You are installing software that contains unsigned content”

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I want install ADT (Android Development Tools) Eclipse, but there is a popup like this: Please someone help me to solve my problem.
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Not able to tansfer file from phone to Laptop Ubuntu 14.04

I have Moto G - Android 4.4.4. I paired up my phone and wanted to transfer the files from phone to laptop(Ubuntu 14.04). But not able to do it. Though i am able to browse files through Bluetooth ...
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ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator [on hold]

I have set the android development environment in Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit. After creating the AVD when I launched the emulator I have received the following error. ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android ...
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connecting an Android device

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 that I have no problem connecting to my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I have another android device (a Prestigio Multipad 7.0 plus) that Ubuntu doesn't see at all, but Windows 7.0 ...
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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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Android connected via USB gives inconsistent ID

I have an LG Android phone. When I connect it to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable, it shows up, as it should, with lsusb. But the ID code is inconsistent: if I shut the Android off and restart it, ...
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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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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version . I had also installed the genymotion. But I had a slow internet connection, so I'm unable to download that large size file in my home. I had searched many ...
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porblem with running genymotion in KDE desktop

1- I have a problem in running genymotion in KDE Plasma desktop in ubuntu 14.04 but it works in default ubuntu desktop corectly! It gives me an error like this: linux@younes:~$ ...
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How to fix invalid identifier error after setting environment variables?

I'm trying to setup cocos2dx in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but after setting the environmental variables (in .bashrc) I start getting this error: bash: export: dev/cocos2d-x-3.2/tools/cocos2d-console/bin': not ...
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Can't mount moto e(android phone) on usb 2.0 as media device

can't mount moto e(android phone) on usb 2.0 as media device but works with usb 3.0. Even with usb 3.0, only files can be copied but not the directories.
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PPA for Android Studio?

Android Studio was released a few days ago and it's still in early access preview, but I would like to know if there is any PPA I could add to my Ubuntu Raring to automatically keep it updated with ...
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Want to connect Sony Z2 (Android phone) to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I try to connect it with Sony Xperia Z2 (which has Android 4.4) via USB. I have set Mass Storage Mode(MSC) setting but nothing happens when I connect cell phone to the laptop. ...
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Complete Installation Guide for Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu

What all needs to be done to install Android SDK / ADT Bundle on Ubuntu? Each of the steps in the answer was found on some different forum as I encountered obstacles getting started with my Android ...
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ADB not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've been struggling with this problem for 3 hours already and it seems like it's a very specific problem, but I really need help and it seems like I'm doomed if I keep trying to do it by myself. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 adb not working

I just updated my ubuntu to 14.04, and realised that usb debugging doesn't work anymore. adb devices yields nothing related to any device I have connected, but my laptop recognizes it, as i can go ...
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Android device not recognized in 14.04

I was trying to connect my Android phone to my laptop as an MTP device. Two days ago I had tried it and it had worked fine. This time it was recognized in PTP mode but not in MTP. I ran these ...