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Can I run Android apps on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to run Android apps on Ubuntu? And I don't mean inside an emulator, but natively, as you would with any other application installed using the Ubuntu Software Center.
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Problem 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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Disable the message “ these files are on a digital audio player” in na

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu 12.04 I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with rhythmbox in nautilus.This means that I am not able to see any file within ...
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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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AndroidStudio install on Chromebook - crouton-Skript Ubuntu14.04

I bought a Chromebook from Acer with an ARM-Architecture (ARM7 => 32bit, i think) I want to program in Android-Studio. So I downloaded it and tried to install, but it didn't work. The ...
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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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Build Android L error after upgrade system today

I update system today,and i found that i can't build Android L successfully anyhow. Build error log as follow: Completed secimage signed appsbl (logs in out/target/product/msm8994/secimage.log) Yacc: ...
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Android emulator won't work in ubuntu

I don't understand why all of a sudden such a problem is occurring on my desktop. Although I already have 14.04 LTS Ubuntu which is 64-bit, but still such an error is occurring. Though it was working ...
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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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Unable to start avd in Ubuntu 12.10 - permission denied

I am totally new to ubuntu. I installed adt(eclipse) from developer.android.com .. It is working fine. But when I try to start an AVD it says : Error:13 - Permission Denied. I tried to start eclipse ...
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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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“Please ensure you have JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE” message

I have java installed aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis java java: /usr/bin/java /usr/bin/X11/java /usr/local/java /usr/share/java aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis javac javac: /usr/bin/javac /usr/bin/X11/javac and ...
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JDK 8 Installation for Ubuntu 14.04 (Android Studio & NetBeans)

I downloaded jdk-8u11-nb-8-linux-i586.sh and installed it in my home folder. Then I install NetBeans, it is successful I think because I can compile my java code using netbeans. Now when I install ...
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Android rooting from Ubuntu [migrated]

I gather that when it comes to rooting an Android device, one needs a separate machine (e.g. a desktop computer) to carry out the rooting steps from; the details of the procedure depend strongly on ...
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Alternative to Thunar that can access Android fs (Samsung Galaxy Tab S SM-T700) via USB

I've spent one frustrating hour trying in vain to get Thunar to access the files ystem of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S SM-T700 via USB. I'm now fed up with Thunar1, and I'm ready to give it the ol' ...
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How can KVM be located by Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When running the emulator, Android Studio reports the following message: Please ensure KVM is properly installed and usable. CPU acceleration status: KVM is not installed on this machine ...
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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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Uninstall Android Studio completely

I installed Android studio some time ago using the suggested method: To set up Android Studio on Linux: Unpack the downloaded Tar file, android-studio-ide--linux.zip, into an appropriate ...
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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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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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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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Creating an application launcher icon for Android Studio

I currently launch android studio by going to /path-to-android-studio/bin and running ./studio.sh and it works fine. However, I want to create a launcher on the Dash and side menu for launching it ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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trouble with gettime() of a tag [closed]

My problem is that I want to add a tag to my imageview(muecke). This tag should contain the date of now in milliseconds so that I can call it later with get tag and count the age of my imageview and ...
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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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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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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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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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Install Ubuntu on any unlocked Android phone? [duplicate]

In the future you will be able to install Firefox OS on every unlocked Android phone! For more information see: ...
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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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Libreoffice android build on Ubuntu [closed]

I'm trying to build libreoffice android on ubuntu15.04(64 bit),I followed https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Android#How_to_build_it, but when I run 'make', I got error checking for a ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to install Android's .apk file?

Was just wondering it would be nice to have a convenient way of installing android's .apk apps in Ubuntu somehow. Somebody has a clue about it?
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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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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu )

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? ...
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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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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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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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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 Studio ADB error

I keep getting this error when I start Android Studio. I am running Ubuntu, I did a fresh install and this happened upon start up. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually ...
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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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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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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 ...