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How to share current desktop through tightvnc

Is it possible to share my current desktop in ubuntu 14.04 with tightvnc and connect and control it using an android app (vnc viewer). I have installed tightvncserver and am able to connect with vnc ...
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Linux Ubuntu with two Interfaces

I'm trying to get NOGOTOFAIL to work with testing Android and I'm trying to follow the walkthrough. The part I get stuck is here: Run nogotofail on a Linux machine with two network interfaces. This ...
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Launching Android Studio from Terminal

I've downloaded and installed Android Studio and also added the path to my .bashrc export PATH="~/android-studio/bin/:$PATH" What I'm looking at now is that one command which will launch android ...
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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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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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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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Unable To Run Cordova Platform add android on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried running both cordova platform add android and sudo cordova platform add android and I get the below error: sudo cordova platform add android Creating android project... ...
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Unable to launch Android SDK Manager in Terminal

I am trying to open my Android SDK Manager which I installed and used before, and the instructions on the official website for it here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/adding-packages.html ...
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How to backup data from Android phone to PC [on hold]

I don't know how to backup data from android phone to Pc, can you help me plesae?
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Why can't Ubuntu 14.04 access the files on my Android phone? [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a Xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I am no longer able to communicate with my Samsung S4! When ...
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Eclipse displays png as a text file

I want to create an app in eclipse with libGDX. But when I import a png file into Eclipse it displays it as a text file. I tried with the Android Developmet Kit from Google, but the same problem as ...
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Odin (download) mode prevents device detection [on hold]

I have a Galaxy Tab 2 (p3105) that I'm trying to flash Cyanogen Mod. When plugged in under normal conditions, the usb connection works fine. I can see the tablet in lsusb and connect fine using adb ...
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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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Can I run Ubuntu OS on a Android 4.0 tablet?

I have a cheap Chinese made tablet from Dubai called the Crony Dubai (www.cronydubai.com). It has a micro B, mini HDMI and a USB labeled as "Host" as well as a micro SD slot. It came with a micro B to ...
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Unable to mount LG optimus L5 as USB

I have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04.1 (amd64) last week on my acer aspire E1-571. I plugged the phone (LG optimus L5)and it was mounted as a usb massive storage. Few days later, I installed by error an ...
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installing a jdk and android studio after downloading its zipped folder

this is a common error whenever i try to install jdk, jre and android studio : error processing package oracle-java7-set-default (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport ...
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Need help logging in at greeter using a wireless remote/device

I'm running Tahr (Desktop) on a Brix S as a small pseudo server/HTPC (mainly to save costs and space). The box sits under my TV and I'm trying to set it up so that my wife and I can control the box ...
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Unable to mount device

Im trying to install a version of ubuntu onto my vtab1008 mainly to see what it can do. ive been following this guide ...
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“Unknown platforms” when running phonegap on a nexus 5

I'm trying to run a test phonegap application on my nexus 5. (Ubuntu 14.04 is my system OS). I'm running this to get my device id: adb devices which outputs: List of devices attached ...
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file transfer between lenovo A328 kitkat and ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Lenovo A328 smartphone with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). When I connect that device to ubuntu 12.04 pc it does not detect the device. it detects device when connected as camera (I have no sd storage ...
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How can I share my Internet connection through USB?

Is there a way to share an Internet connection from PC (wlan0 interface) with an Android Phone connected through USB (usb0 interface with usb-tethering)? I guess it's possible with squid, but I don't ...
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AP-Hotspot connecting but internet not working on android device [closed]

I am using internet through a proxy on Ubuntu 14.04. I start ap-hotspot through terminal, the wifi is displayed in the list of wifi and when I enter the proxy settings and password, the phone shows ...
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Setting custom font issues

Currently, I'm working on setting FreeSans as the standard font in my Ubuntu installation. But it stays ubuntu at three places: The category headers in the Unity dash, the text at the logout, shutdown ...
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Misc. Q's for installing Ubuntu Phone/Tablet on the Galaxy S5 [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Galaxy S5 with 16 GB and I had many things that are way over my head: -Can It be dual booted? -Is it possible to boot from the micro-sd card slot? -Is it ...
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can't browse on wifi (wlan0)

At this moment I'm in hospital and I'm trying to use the Wi-fi network that is available for the patients. Even if I'm connect to the network and the signal strength is excellent I can't browse on the ...
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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 copy a specific file from a android device on a root location

how to copy a specific file from a android device on a root location I need to copy a file from a android device to usb but to do that I need root access. Because the file is in the system file.
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“No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.” , error occures while building android source code

I have downloaded Android kitkat source code(android-4.4.1_r1) from Git repository. Then I set required initial setup environment. And then try to build android source code. I did this entire ...
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I want to download Ubuntu mobile os for android [duplicate]

I have dual core, 512 MB ram mobile device. Which Ubuntu OS can I install in my device? Please give me download links to support my mobile configuration.
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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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ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator

I have set the android development environment in Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit. After creating the AVD when I launched the emulator I have received the following error. ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android ...
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ELI5 - Used Android SDK to install platform tools but couldn't run adb until after apt-get - why?

Tried to apt-get to install adb and it couldn't locate the package. So I downloaded the SDK from the Android Developer site and used it to install the platform tools. From within the platform tools ...
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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 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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i am trying to install android studio but i have this problem [closed]

I'm trying to open studio.sh but I am having this problem osama@osama-HP-PC:~/android-studio/bin$ ./studio.sh bash: ./studio.sh: Permission denied osama@osama-HP-PC:~/android-studio/bin$ sudo ...
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Genymotion doesn't shows virtual device that was added when I start it

Recently I installed oracle virtual-box on my ubuntu 14.10 as I wanted to run a android emulator Genymotion on it.I installed Genymotion and added a MOTO-X 4.4.4 virtual device to it intially. ...
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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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Run Android Apps on Ubuntu [duplicate]

How can you run android apps on ubuntu? I have seen that there is some way to run ubuntu on the phone, but I want it the other way.
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...
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Virtual device when started in Genymotion Hangs (Force Close) on Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 uname -a is as follows, Linux XXX-XXXXXXXX 3.8.0-44-generic #66~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:23 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I have Installed Virtual Box, version is, ...
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Mounting Android and copying files over MTP truncates files by 32 bytes

Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS If I plug my phone into my computer, it's automatically detected and mounted. Using nautilus I can navigate to my DCIM/Camera folder and ...
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Android phone does not appear in lsusb after entering “downloading” mode!

I've been trying to use Heimdall to install custom ROMs on my Samsung Galaxy GT-i8190 (Galaxy S3 Mini), but running sudo heimdall detect Gives ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode ...
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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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Android device detected by mtp-detect but not by adb

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and connecting it via USB to an LG P705 Android device. A short time ago the adb devices command listed it -- but something happened and now that command now gives only an ...
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Problem with Media Device(MTP) when connect to Ubuntu 14.04

I used to transfer files from pc to mobile using MTP option. but suddenly two days back i am unable to connect my mobile. I clicked on MTP option in mobile but i didn't get any device in ubuntu. i ...
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How do you install Android Studio for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have looked around the web and tried to follow the official instructions (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) but the file I am meant to run called "Studio.sh" wont run? Thanks.
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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 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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How to rsync to android

How can I connect to my android device to rsync music (or other stuff)?
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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 ...