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i want to triple boot android-x86 4.4 rc-1 in laptop with win7 and ubuntu.how do i add android 4.4 in ubuntu grub list

I have win 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 in Toshiba c660d laptop.I installed android in it but in Ubuntu partition as I do not know which partition is I created to install android as it has different name.My ...
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Running Android Emulator through Qemu on Lubuntu

I am trying to use an Android Emulator on my computer through Qemu. My computer is a PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu. I downloaded and installed Qemu and the Qemu Launcher. I also downloaded a .iso ...
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Monitor Ubuntu web camera on Android

I want to monitor web camera on Ubuntu to my android. What application can I use? I like iCam but it works ony on windows. Thanks in advance!
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Git Repo sync stops - denied by fallthru

I am a Git beginner, I am trying to download the code from cloud and server. I am always getting the following error message, FATAL: R any VRSH/.../LINUX/android/abi/cpp xyz_id_rsa DENIED by fallthru ...
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Android device not mounting?

Okay i got a T-Mobile Zte Concord running android 2.3.7 and i cant get it to show up in the folder but when i use $ lsusb it will show up but i cant figure out what to do i get this Bus 001 ...
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File transfer with MTP device on Ubuntu 12.04 via GVFS

Hello I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1(Android 4.1.2) and Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit installed on my laptop. I added the following ppa https://launchpad.net/~langdalepl/+archive/gvfs-mtp and did an ...
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Why is BubbleUPnP not connecting to my minidlna server? [on hold]

I'm trying to stream video files from my Ubuntu computer to my Android tablet. My tablet is running BubbleUPnP, and I've just installed minidlna. I can't seem to access video from BubbleUPnP. I've ...
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Cant find 'Package' and 'tools' buttons on the top part of the android sdk manager

I have eclipse installed on ubuntu with the android SDK and latest JDK and JRE. I'am trying to manage add-on sites in the android sdk manager but i cant find the two tabs for packages and tools as i ...
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kdeconnect not showing up in the list of programs in ubuntu 14.04

kde-connect is available to install from software center in ubuntu 14.04 but not showing up in the menu or search. i am using gnome shell on running in terminal as gksu kdeconnect i am getting ...
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Porting Ubuntu Touch on Motorola XT624 (Iron Rock) [duplicate]

Does anybody could help me on this challenge? I want to port Ubuntu Touch on my Motorola XT624 (Iden + 3G + Wifi) Android Phone. These Smartphone is similar to others Mororola Razr, but the main ...
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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 windows doesn't show the Tab ...
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Why am I getting the Android mount error?

I have just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. Every time I plug in my Android phone by USB, I get this error: Sometimes multiple windows saying the same thing pop up. I can access the files ...
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Why doesn't Android recognize the WiFi hotspot created via Ubuntu?

I have created WiFi hot spot via my Ubuntu laptop. And now I turned on WiFi in my Android mobile to access the internet but I'm unable to view the hotspot that I had created via Ubuntu laptop. Did I ...
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Sync notes between Android phone and Ubuntu?

I want a note taking app on my Ubuntu running laptop and an app on my Android phone which can sync with each other, through online means or manually syncing. So far the only thing I've seen is the ...
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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 with android phone with jellybean 4.1.2 preferably over same wifi network or over internet if that's not possible. In windows there's a ...
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Mount and bind directory to access it with Apache 2.2.20 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new un the world of GNU/Linux and I have a problem which I think is caused by the permissions which are not correct. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with chroot running under Android 4.4.2 (I don't know ...
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Using .apk files on ubuntu

I wanted to know if .apk files xan be reverse compiled to get source code and then be recompiled for x86 platform to make it work on an ubuntu or windows system? Related Question: Can I run Android ...
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Cordova / java packages missing

i have a problem for use android studio on ubuntu, with apache cordova. I run ubuntu 14.04, and java, ant, nodejs, cordova and android studio are installed I do correctly the command export ...
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Why can't I open image files from my Android device?

When I connect my Android to my Ubuntu 14.04 computer by USB, and then I try to view an image that is on the Android device, I get this error: If I copy the image to my computer, and then view it, ...
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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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Android Media sync LG Optimus L7 (P705) with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I can't connect my Android LG Optimus L7 (P705) with Ubuntu via media sync (MTP), just to see or transfer file / media inside my internal / external memory from computer to handphone vice versa, ...
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Sharing files with Android devices (How do I mount an HP Touchpad, Cyanogen Mod 9?)

I've recently installed Cyanogen Mod 9 on my HP Touchpad tablet, but I'm encountering problems when trying to access it from my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome-Shell, Nautilus). I've first tried ...
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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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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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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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How to run an Android emulator in Ubuntu 13.04

Is there any way of doing this in 13.04? If so, can you also provide a step-by-step instruction on how to do it ?
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How do you transfer quickly a link from your computer to an android smart phone

I need a way to transfer links quickly in order to open them from my android terminal. Any ideas? Note it's not about files, It's just links and I'm looking for a manner to do it properly, easily ...
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Virtual Box - Timeout issue [closed]

Sometimes after a period of inactivity in virtual box - when I am trying to imitate Android, the screen will turn black and the virtual box will be unresponsive, how do i stop that from happening - I ...
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USB tethering from Android

I used a friend's Android (2.3) phone that allows USB tethering, subheading: "share phone's mobile network with PC." Android lets me set 2 tethering settings, under "USB tethering type": ...
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Is it possible to shrink/enlarge/edit Ubuntu partition/filesystem on a Nexus4 dual boot system?

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 device, using this procedure, in dual boot mode (Android 4.4.2 + U.Touch). Then I was trying to install some packages (prerequisites for another ...
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“Unable to mount Android, Error initialising camera: -60: Could not lock the device” when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S2 via MTP

Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (running Android 4.0) via USB using an MTP connection one of two messages always pops up, either: Unable to mount Android: Error initialising camera: ...
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dual-boot tool for nexus 4

Good morning, I have a Nexus 4 and I wonder if Canonical or someone has some tool to do a dual-boot as GRUB for PC ... allowing boot of Android or Ubuntu on the same device. thanks
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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 13.10 Cannot Detect Galaxy S4

Ubuntu won't recognize my S4 and on the phone it doesn't realize it's connected either, it just shows that it's charging. I've read posts such as Ubuntu can't see my Android phone! but that ...
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How do I root my LG Optimus F3 on Linux? [closed]

Also, can someone please tell me where to find the linux drivers for my phone, so that I can root my phone? Do I even need a specific set of drivers if I am running linux? I am using Elementary OS ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my Archos 101xs tablet

I have a 101xs in my possession, and I would like to use it as a test device for some Android development project. The main issue I have today is that Eclipse (the ADT version) can't seem to detect ...
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connecting to tomcat7 from android emulator

I can connect to apache server from chrome and firefox by typing 127.0.1.1:8080 and default page is shown, but when i type the same from my android emulator, no webpage is loaded, request timeout ...
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Is the ASUS me173x compatable with the tablet version of Ubuntu?

I am wondering about my ability to install an actual OS on my low-cost ASUS me173x notebook 7 HD tablet. It's only got 1G ram and an ARM v7 processor.
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Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (Wifi). While preparing for this I need (for the case restoring of Android is necessary) to know the name of the factory image for Galaxy Tab 3 ...
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How to convert Android's contacts2.db to .vcf?

I have extracted my contacts2.db from a nandroid backup. I'd like to convert that to one or many .vcf files so that I can use my contacts in other applications. I already found an answer that dealt ...
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how can i fix "errors were encounterd while processing: mmodemanager whoopsie

I am using an Ubuntu 13.10 image on my android and I cant seem to install the Ubuntu gnome desktop. Device information: - Sony Xperia S (LT26I - Arm-V7 - Snapdragon S3 1.83ghz - Adreno 220 GPU - ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my phone (Sony Xperia Tipo)

When I connect my phone Xperia Tipo to my Ubuntu 12.04, the USB icon does not appear in a launcher. lsusb gives me following results: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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I need a step-by-step guide to navigating directories in Terminal [duplicate]

I am a Linux/Ubuntu Noob and I have Saucy Salamander. Lately I installed the Android tablet emulator for Ubuntu using VirtualBox from the software center. I followed all the steps listed here but when ...
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Changing .bashrc to allow a call to “android” from any directory

I can successfully do the following command in the directory listed kn@MrComp:~/.android_os/adt-bundle-linux/sdk/tools$ android list targets Available Android targets: ---------- id: 1 or ...
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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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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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Porting Ubuntu Touch On Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus [duplicate]

Can i port Ubuntu Touch on samsung galaxy s2 plus i9105p? thanks
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How to set up an environment to develop Android apps in Ubuntu that doesn't have internet Connectivity?

I have an Ubuntu laptop in which I need to develop Android apps. I know that all that software could be downloaded from the software center but the problem is that I don't have internet connectivity ...
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Problem with setting up path in Eclipse for sdk

I am currently working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center and then according to the procedure suggested I dealt with the ADT. Next I had to install SDK ...
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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 ...