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Connecting Linux PC and Android

How to connect PC running Crunchbang 11 Waldorf and Samsung Galaxy Core Plus? Wifi, via USB or any other way?!
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How create a udev rules to disable one of Android devices?

I have an HTC Android phone. Every time I connect it to computer I get a message: Could not open MTP device "[usb:002,007]" The numbers may be different. But the phone connects correctly. ...
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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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Ubuntu on armhf processor: “No space left on device”

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on an armhf processor (an Android device to be precise; I used Linux Deploy for this). The image size on the Android device containing Ubuntu was generously chosen as 18 GB. ...
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Bash Script for Dumping the Android Partition is not consistent

I really need your suggestion about my current problem. I am trying to dump the whole partitions on the Android with netcat. I have created 4 bash scripts for automation process. So, I only need to ...
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How to transfer files between my Android device and my laptop via WiFi?

Is there an application that I can install in my Ubuntu laptop and will allow me to transfer files via wifi to and from my Android device, which has Zapya installed?
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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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I want to send audio via bluetooth to an android phone - kubuntu 14.04

There are a number of items that I found during the search, like: Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth? There is an answer with +100, stating that ...
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Can I get Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A T350?

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Tab A "SM-T350." I'd love to dual boot Android and Ubuntu touch. I found this site which states the tablets Ubuntu touch works with: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices ...
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Can't install ubuntu-touch on mobile (stuck in <waiting for device>)

Here is the output after running ./dualboot.sh ( link here ) No device ID specified, picking first available device Waiting for device CB006626 to install Ubuntu installer to. Detected connected ...
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Ubuntu touch os in Micromax A110 Canvas 2

I am trying to install ubuntu in my micromax mobile. Reference link after execute below command,terminal scree stuck in "Expecting the device to be in the bootloader... waiting" $ ...
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Transfering media files from Android kitkat to ubuntu 14.04

I want to transfer songs from my android kitkat phone to my laptop which has ubuntu 14.04 using the usb cable.Kindly suggest an easy way.
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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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Chrome Remote Desktop with android

I have a dream that one day I can remotely connect to my Ubuntu using my android(remote desktop)... On a more serious note I have tried many solutions for doing that , lastly I have tried the chrome ...
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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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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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Gradle sync failed: cannot detect java version

Im running ubuntu 14.04.3 I installed android studio using: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/adroid-studio and installed the oracle jdk 8 using: sudo apt-get install ...
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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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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 can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on to a Nvidia Shield Tablet

I'm trying to install UbTo on to a nvidia Shield. I get as far as $ ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap I dont have enough rep to upload an Image so ill just ...
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ARC Welder app showing blank page on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I am using Google Chrome version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. I recently installed the ARC Welder extension from the Chrome Web Store. When I opened it, it shows a blank window (see image ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Cherry Mobile Flare S3

I have a Cherry Mobile flare S3 and I really would like to have Ubuntu Touch installed on my phone. I've already tried doing the dual boot and later, I've figured out that the phone is not part of the ...
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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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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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Bash Script for Running Command in Root in ADB Shell

I am trying to dump the partitions of Android devices with netcat. I have created 3 bash scripts for supporting the process. I have trouble on the second which to dumpt the specific partition ...
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How to Update or Re-Install new version ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, untill today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...
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Android Studio IBus daemon

how can I resolve that problem in Ubuntu 14.04 with Android Studio Your system is using the IBus daemon which is known to cause intermittent keyboard issues with the IDE. See known issues for ...
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Java 7 reporting not installed?

Okay, so I am trying to build an Android ROM, but the following error returns; ************************************************************ You are attempting to build with the incorrect version of ...
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How to automatically eject drivers disk when mounting Android phone?

I have an Alcatel One Touch 4045D android phone. It did not mount in Ubuntu until I added the IDs to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules. But the phone mounts as a CD with "USB Driver". If I eject ...
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install android rom on phone using ubuntu

I've been using ubuntu for quite a while now and i love it. i hate that i have a dual boot machine (with windows 8.1) as sometimes i just can't help not needing windows but i hate it. Unfortunately ...
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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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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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Eclipse crashing on Ubuntu 15.04

I am android developer and using Eclipse on Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 15.04. My problem is my eclipse crashes repeatedly. I tried all the solution and even Ubuntu 12 and 14.04 also. But I never found ...
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How do you connect a Tesco hudl 2 to Ubuntu 15.04

Sirs, I have Ubuntu 15.04 and have been given a hudl 2 tablet. Is it possible to easily connect and transfer files between these two (say, via the USB cable) ? Having tried MTP and gMTP, I find the ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade reinstalled my Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu side-by-side with Windows 7 using Wubi about a year ago. I developed an Android application through Ubuntu and released an Android APK shortly after. Now I just updated some of my ...
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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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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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go-mtpfs and Android Mounting problem

I had real problems mounting my samsung Galaxy S3 Neo on Ubuntu 12.04, one lucky random day and it mounts and then for several days it doesn't then again randomly for once does ! This had been going ...
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checking files on android devices

I´am wondering if there would be a specifically adb browser, to check out files on a connected device which can´t boot up due missing bin files, i have tried many sources out but can´t even ...
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Windows android sdk packages in Linux

Can i use the android sdk packages (both the images for emulator and the sdk patform for ICS) in a Ubuntu android sdk directory. This is in effect to the large download size of the packages which i ...
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How to set the JDK for Android Studio?

I can't compile a default new project for Android 2.1 because(?) the JDK used by Android Studio is JDK 1.7 but it should be JDK 1.6. To change it I go to File -> Project Structure and try to find the ...
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How to add Android Studio to the launcher?

I'm trying to install the android studio so that I can launch it from a launcher instead of via terminal. Can someone give specific instructions please? I think this is something to do with the ...
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How do you use an android tablet as a second display?

I've noticed people using a product for Windows and Mac called iDisplay which lets you use your Android or iPad as a secondary display. This seems like a great idea, and something that could be done ...
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Android studio only starts with sudo

I just installed Android Studio, but I can only start it with root permissions: sudo ./studio.sh otherwise it fails with Error: Could not find or load main class com.intellij.idea.Main I am not sure ...
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Android bootloop [duplicate]

Hello my dear development team I have a serious question which one of you can probably fix and help me with it, on my windows it gets recognized as a ZTE composite adb device, if i open a adb shell ...
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I cant access to the nanobeem on ubuntu please I want the ipv4 not workin on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Usb nanobeem ipv4 ipv6 not working on ubuntu 14.04 LTS Peas I want access to the nanobeem on ubuntu and the android phone not work on ubuntu its never
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How to browse files on my phone?

I have Ubuntu 15.04, Samsung Galaxy 4. I can connect the phone and the PC but not browse the files from the PC.
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Ubuntu 15.04 - ADB Fastboot impossible to install

I try to install android-tools-fastboot with sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot and the terminal says Package android-tools-fastboot is not available, but is referred to ...