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How to mount an Android Device on i3?

I am using i3 windows manager on Ubuntu 14.04. When I do lsusb I see: Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd GT-I9100 Phone [Galaxy S II], GT-I9300 Phone [Galaxy S III], ...
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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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Question about Ubuntu Touch kernel version

I'm using a Nexus 5 device installed with Ubuntu Touch for a while, and i've noticed that the kernel used by Ubuntu Touch is nearly the same as Android 4.4.4 and 5.0.2 are using. I'm very interessted ...
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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 open a mtp android in nautilus?

I can transfer my files using gmtp, but I want to know if I can use nautitlus for it. I could do it on my Windows phone, but I dont remember how I set it up. I cannot see my phone in nautilus, but ...
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How to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android via Wi-Fi?

How can I transfer my files from Ubuntu desktop to my Android phone using Wi-Fi network?
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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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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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acrobat reader alternative? [duplicate]

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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Ibus 1.5.11 reverting back to 1.5.5

I'm a student sys admin for our schools CS program and one of our courses is using Android Studio. When setting up Android Studio on the machines I noticed that there is a warning if you are still on ...
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Android Studio Error: Terminal giving error

I am trying to open android studio from terminal but after starting I am getting following errors in Terminal: [ 10679] ERROR - net.ssl.ConfirmingTrustManager - Cannot get system trust store ...
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Why is my attempt to install Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 10 (manta) blocking?

On the instructions for installing Ubuntu on Android hardware (I have a new Nexus 10 32G wireless), I'm at the step of installation that says: Install Ubuntu using your selected channel, in this ...
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How to root my lenovo a6010 smartphone using ubuntu PC? [closed]

I have lenovo a6010 smartphone with android lollipop. I want to root my smartphone. I have ubuntu 15.10 and no access to any windows computer I have installed adb and fastboot, update adb and write ...
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Install Ubuntu on Android Phone note 4 offline

I would like to try Ubuntu on my Galaxy Note 4. The install codes call for using a link to open the file. I am using my phone for my internet. I don't have another connection. is there a way to ...
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Alternative way to download and install Ubuntu Touch (dual boot) on Nexus 4

Since I have connection issues (I live in China, where nothing will download properly except if provided a mirror inside China), I have downloaded the Clockworkmod Recovery image for mako, the ...
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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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android studio -gradle build not finishing

I installed android studio for the first time and tried to use windows installed java sdk here but that produced many errors..So i deleted that folder and installed the java sdk for ubuntu from sdk ...
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Genymotion does not creates virtual devices on VBox

Seems like Genymotion does not create virtual devices on Virtual Box the way it should. So, I am getting Unable to start virtual device error. What might be causing this issue? I am running ...
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Network sharing for android

I am on ubuntu 12.04 and I want to create a wifi hotspot to be used with my android device. Now I know there are so many tutorials available every where and that I have all options in network tab to ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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Unable to run android on my Terminal [closed]

I am new trying to set up the ANDROID_HOME Well but all in vain Kindly assist me Please
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udev rule for android not working with go-mtpfs

On Ubuntu 12.04, my rule fires a script called motoe.sh when a Motorola Moto E is connected to the machine USB port. My custom rule does not work. The rule is: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu ) [duplicate]

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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Low speeds of wifi hotspot created on ubuntu

(Its a humble request to not close down this thread) OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Android Phone - Samsung Galaxy S3(flashed it with CM13) Laptop - HP-ENVY (Model : 6-1002TX) I created a hotspot on ubuntu ...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Add android-studio/bin/ to PATH environmental variable

Recently I installed Android Studio. Now I want to add android-studio/bin/ persistently to PATH environmental variable as Session-wide environment variables and not as System-wide environment ...
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Can't find JDK for Unity3d development

I'm developing on Unity3d 5.2 a game which should be build for an Android. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I used: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk to install java. Set $JAVA_HOME and $PATH variables in ...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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Android Studio SDK

I'm a student system admin for small college CS program, and I'm installing Android Studio on our lab machines for the students to use. I have studio installed in /opt so that all users who log in ...
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Android Studio sdk directory

I installed android-studio through ./studio.sh command in terminal and manually created desktop-entry with following details in it : [Desktop Entry] Version=1.5.1 Type=Application Name=Android Studio ...
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How Do I Get USB Tethering Working Between 15.10 and an Android Device?

Environment: Ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell L502X I used to be able to use USB tethering between Ubuntu and an Android device without problems. Late last year, I applied a fresh install of Ubuntu (15.10) on ...
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Can I connect The Serval Mesh (Android) to B.A.T.M.A.N (Ubuntu)?

According to B.A.T.M.A.N. site, The Serval Mesh is based on B.A.T.M.A.N. project, if it is true, can I connect my Android device to my Laptop? and how? thank you. Regards, Esminetsz
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...
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Getting updates on Android Studio on Linux Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed Android studio on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a guest in VMWare 10 on my windows 10. But when I check for updates it shows me some updates available and a message ...
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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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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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With to try ubuntu touch on my tablet

link to my tablet I am horrified that android has only 1G of 8G for apps on this device (Unusable). I truly wish to try ubuntu on it if at all possible. Tried rooting with kingo root, kingroot, iroot ...
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Android Studio - empty project after importing from Github

I have a big problem with android studio. Now I'm working on a project and I have to pair the repository from github to android studio. The connection and the clone of the folder went well. I can't ...
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How can I use my laptop as a Bluetooth input device?

I just got a USB bluetooth dongle, and I'd like to use it to Connect my laptop to my Android tablet as a slave device. and Route input from my USB Xbox 360 controller to the bluetooth dongle. I ...
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USB tethering from Ubuntu to Android via USB

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 system on my PC and an Android 4.1 system on my Galaxy Nexus. Now I would like to share the Internet connection of my PC via USB with my Phone. I have been searching with Google ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu in Karbonn Android one device [duplicate]

Karbonn Sparkle V- Android one device Running Marshmallow 6.01 Chipset Mediatek MT6582 CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 GPU Mali-400MP2 Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB Internal 4 GB, ...
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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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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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Wifi Hotspot doesn't work on 15.10

I was the one who upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 merely by reading that 15.10 has got a built-in Hotspot option. I had made a Hotspot connection in 14.04 by the very common method of adding new WiFi ...
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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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Why do I get “system health” error message with Android Studio in Ubuntu 15.10?

Does anyone know why I get the following error message when I open Android Studio?