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Installing Android SDK on Ubuntu (12.04 or above) 64 bit without ia32-libs

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After following the official steps to install Android SDK and ADT bundle on a Linux machine, I wasn't able to run the SDK as some of the binaries in it needed 32 bit ...
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Does Andriod Development obviate 32 - bit Linux

Recently I encountered the following error while trying to emulate android using cordova: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator ...
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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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libmtp error when transfering files to phone

When I connect my phone via usb to ubuntu I can see it in both the file manager, and also in Clementine, my music player. The issue arises when I try and manipulate files using both the file browser ...
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Android AVD Emulator Runaway CPU. Fix? Anyone else having the same problem?

When run one Emulator the CPU runs real hard, about 4 X times as before an upgrade a couple of weeks ago. Seems like each Emulator is using more RAM than before as well. Can only run at most 3 ...
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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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How can I stop 'Unable to mount Android Device' messages from popping up?

Using 15.04 When I connect my phone to my PC, I get a message popup saying that Ubuntu was unable to mount the device - however I'm able to access the storage on my phone to add/remove files etc. ...
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“these files are on a digital audio player” message

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu Precise I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with VLC. This means that I am not able to see any file within my android. ...
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How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu? [on hold]

Both my Ubuntu and Android phone are using the same Wi-Fi. How can I transfer files between the phone and the PC? Is there any way to mount the Android file system? I don't want to use the USB cable. ...
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Can you run Ubuntu on an HP Slatebook?

The HP Slatebook runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. I wanted to get a new laptop to run Ubuntu on, and since this one doesn't run windows, it's cheaper. I wasn't sure if because it ran a tablet-like Android ...
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getnameinfo() API call failing on Google Nexus 10 [on hold]

I am using my own Android app to play RTP streams which uses ffmpeg as shared library. My video player is working fine on most of the Android tablets. But it is not able to play RTP streams on Google ...
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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 Touch app development

I'm a fifteen year old who would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S2 in download mode breaks lsusb

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. To update it the official way, you need Windows and Samsung Kies (an application that does the updating). The unofficial way lets you do it with a Linux-native application ...
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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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Creating a 'public' group for accessing programs throughout the OS

You see, I have xampp, Android SDK installed in /opt/ directory as root. Now, the problem is, this machine is being used by 2 people (my sister and me) and even she uses them both. The problem arises ...
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Android and Ubuntu

When I connect my Android to my PC, I can't view photos or play any videos I took on my Android. I have tried different cables, all four USB ports, all three connection options on my phone, and I ...
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Can't install package

Trying to setup environment for android ROM development, but the libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 package is not installing. Getting error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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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Cannot install android-studio on Ubuntu - error 'unable to access sdk'

I have been trying to install android studio on Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and I have followed these steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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How to delete the android studio in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed Android studio in my lappy but I want to delete all the files and Android studio itself from my lappy.Please help me !!! gracious,have a good day!
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Need drivers for lg ls720 FOR UBUNTU

I'm looking for the USB drivers for my LG Optimus F3 (LS720) that are compatible with Ubuntu, Linux, Gnome... anything but the .exe files I can get from the manufacturer. I have googled till my ...
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How can I install applications on genymotion?

I have tried many ways to download the APK by using the browser of Genymotion, but when I try to install it manually it shows errors and the application won't open at all. What might be the problem ...
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Why am I getting these error messages when I try to view media files on my Android device?

(Note: This question originally expressed two problems. After creating the bounty, I figured some things out, so I've narrowed it down to just one problem.) I have just made a fresh install of Ubuntu ...
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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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Reset network settings to what Ubuntu installs

The problem is I messed up lots of files (such as networkmanager.conf) and other because my laptop was not connecting to an ad hoc network, it connected to other hotspots like my androids shared ...
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Android Photos Not Viewable

So I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Laptop. When I plug my phone in, I can't open any pictures or videos. I've tried switching my media connection on my phone to all three options, nothings working. ...
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mtp not work ubuntu vivid 14.10 and Lenovo S-930

I added into /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules: UBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="17ef", ATTR{idProduct}=="7718", MODE="0666" Then I ran the following command (restarting the udev service): $ ...
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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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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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ARM - Java 6 works, Java 7 doesn't [closed]

I have a ARM Android phone, and want to use it to test Java projects on it, because it's the only "PC" that I can have close to me all the day. Right now, I installed Linux Deploy and then created a ...
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How do I run Android SDK as root in ubuntu?

When I run gksudo android I receive a password prompt but after entering the password nothing opens. I have then tried running terminal as root then running android command but then the command is not ...
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Using Android Apps on Ubuntu Mobile OS

An OS is not typically I look for in a mobile or a laptop. Since almost a year now, I have been addicted to this game Clash of Clans on my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1. I am looking for experimenting ...
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Gennymotion unable to load virtualbox engines

When I start gennymotion this is the error message shown: Unable to load VirtualBox engine. Make sure that it is properly installed before starting Genymotion. For more information, please ...
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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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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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/dev/video0 is not shown after connecting my Android phone

When i connect my Android device to Ubuntu, after enabling USB debugging, /dev/video0 or [0-9] is not being generated/shown. If I execute adb devices, my phone is being listed. A week back everything ...
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What is the status of Ubuntu Mobile? Is the project expected to reinitiate in coming years? [duplicate]

With android and Google Play becoming so popular, it would be great to have Ubuntu on mobile devices again. Some archaic references: ...
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Installing Lubuntu on to Android tablet and switching os in between

I would like to install Lubuntu onto my tablet, as it seems more lightweight than ubuntu. However, it seems there are only images for Windows/ Mac? For Android devices, what image shall I download? ...
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SSH to Ubuntu Desktop [duplicate]

I've setup an SSH server on my Ubuntu desktop at home using a dynamic DNS service (NOIP). I have a wi-fi-only Android tablet running Android version 4.4.2. Port 22 is forwarded, ufw is disabled ...
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Upgrading Android Studio to 1.2

I am running Android Studio on 14.04, currently the program says that there is a new version available. How do I upgrade Android Studio 1.1 to 1.2 via the .zip on ...
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Using Ubuntu to recover pictures from an Android phone

I've got a HTC Desire 510 on which I unlocked the bootloader. That caused a wipe that deleted all my user data. I flashed a custom recovery, then a busybox update.zip (approx. 350kb), which I used to ...
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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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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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Debian; Android SDK manager; Android virtual devices [closed]

I have debian 7 running on Virtualbox and I have little problem with android virtual devices. When I open Android Virtual devices and try run one, it successfully begins to open AVD but thats all. ...
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Ubuntu Touch on MTK6582 based phone [duplicate]

I am a student developer. I really want to install Ubuntu Touch to my android smartphone. His brand BRAVIS TAU, main specifications: Processor: MTK6582 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 Memory: 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM ...
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Show USB device (Android phone) in VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04 and have installed Virtualbox (version 4.3.10) to run a Windows 7 box. I have installed guest additions and the extension pack for Virtualbox and my user has been ...