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How to connect MTP devices via USB?

How does one connect an MTP device to Ubuntu via USB? Many popular devices, such as all Android 4.0 phone, have only MTP or PTP as a connection option, no USB mass storage anymore. Considering the ...
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Ubuntu Super phone (x86) in works?

This is my first post. As x86 processors are penetrating the mobile arena. I think its time for Canonical to make a x86 phone that can converge into a desktop . So my question is where is it now in ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize Android devices anymore

Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize any of my Android devices anymore. (Tried with the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus) I thought this was an MTP or ADB-problem, but connecting / disconnecting the devices ...
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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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Installing full Linux on android

I want to get full Linux with GUI and desktop on my android tab (rooted). I heard about apps called " Linux deploy" and "Complete Linux installer". However I have a few doubts : 1) Is it possible to ...
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How to transfer files from/to an Android device with ADB via GUI?

Do you know if there is an Ubuntu program (possibly a Nautilus plugin) to transfer files from/to an Android device? What is my mind is a program which does adb push, adb pull, and adb shell ls in the ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android 4.4.4 USB

i run on 14.04 and got a brand new xperia z1 compact on KitKat 4.4.4. When i connect the phone via USB normally the internal storage got mounted, but nothing happens. I have read that i should try MSC ...
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mounting galaxy s4 ubuntu 14.04

I know this has topic has been touched on a lot, and I have tried just about anything I have read and still have no solution. Be aware, still relatively a noob with linux. The problem is as simple as ...
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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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When i start the studio.sh of android studio then it shows this error [on hold]

JDK Required: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE.
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unaible to connect my samsung S4 to linux mint [closed]

I'm a new user of linux mint 13 xfce maya because windows xp isn't supported anymore. It's nice to work in Linux and it opened up a new world for me, but I still have much to learn! I wanted to ...
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Android Game Development Using Blender 3d or OGRE 3d

Good Morning, I am Ubuntu lover and want to design 3d games for my android smart phone. Though i have searched lot over google and found that two powerful game development software like Blender3d and ...
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build android without default AOSP app [closed]

i have removed some AOSP apps from makefiles in /build/target/product. for example : removed Deskclock/calendar etc but after rebuilding the android still i have find some apps like sound ...
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Ubuntu Touch on LG Optimus G E975 [duplicate]

I have LG Optimus G e975. I rooted it and now i have installed cyanogen-mod. I am not using phone like a phone, i'm using phone just for skype, internet search, mail and other stuff... Do i need to ...
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Cannot Find Content in Samsung GT-N8000 (Note 10.1 Kitkat) Connected to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Dell)

I am a beginner-level Ubuntu user. My Samsung Note tablet (specs given in Title) connected without issues and showed as an external USB device on the dashbar at first. After a few days, and a lot of ...
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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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I am Installing android studio then get error unable to locate android studion [duplicate]

I had done it this way sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update I get this error: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Connecting to ubuntu using from Galaxy tablet via 3g

I have Dell Inspiron where i have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i do Internet using USB huawei e352 dongle in that pc. Other side i have Samsung Galaxy tab 3 (SM-T211) with 3g enabled using micro ...
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Sharing mobile broadband connection through datacable on android device

Okay so I baught a new android device with kitkat and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an LTE device connected as a mobile broadband. I do have a 3g connection on my cell though but when I was browsing ...
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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 I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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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 File Manager with GUI. I also want to be able to edit the system files using VIM or ...
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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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Ubuntu for Android dual-boot Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Is there an offcial dual-booting procedure for ubuntu and android on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that I can do because the whole "desktop on your phone" feature got me hooked?!
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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 Virtual Device is not starting

I am facing a problem to run the AVD in my Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. Before that I used Xubuntu 32bit and that time my ADT(32bit) worked. But now I am using 64bit ADT and 64bit OS. everything is ...
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How to run Genymotion via terminal

So I installed Genymotion and I used this website as a guide: https://cloud.genymotion.com/page/doc/. Unfortunately, when I do the last step it won't let me run the application. Thank you. This is ...
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Bluetooth's driving me crazy!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (precise pangolin). I installed blueman bluetooth manager as i was not satisfied with ubuntu's default bluetooth manager. Anyway, when I try to send multiple files (pictures and ...
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Why am I getting Error: need a single repository as argument for sudo add-apt-repository ppa: paolorotolo / android-studio

I am executing the following command as per the instructions in the link. sudo add-apt-repository ppa: paolorotolo / android-studio I am getting the error - Error: need a single repository as ...
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Need help adding a remote storage ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

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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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 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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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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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 ...