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Mount and bind directory to access it with Apache 2.2.20 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new un the world of GNU/Linux and I have a problem which I think is caused by the permissions which are not correct. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with chroot running under Android 4.4.2 (I don't know ...
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Using .apk files on ubuntu

I wanted to know if .apk files xan be reverse compiled to get source code and then be recompiled for x86 platform to make it work on an ubuntu or windows system? Related Question: Can I run Android ...
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kdecoonect not showing up in the list of programs in ubuntu 14.04

kde-connect is available to install from software center in ubuntu 14.04 but not showing up in the menu or search . kde connect is the only available app to bridge ubuntu and android ...please help me ...
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Cordova / java packages missing

i have a problem for use android studio on ubuntu, with apache cordova. I run ubuntu 14.04, and java, ant, nodejs, cordova and android studio are installed I do correctly the command export ...
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Why can't I open image files from my Android device?

When I connect my Android to my Ubuntu 14.04 computer by USB, and then I try to view an image that is on the Android device, I get this error: If I copy the image to my computer, and then view it, ...
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Android Device Manager doesnt show emulated device on Ubunut 12.04

in the android AVD Manager(eclipse or android studio, doesnt matter) i can create a device, but when i want to start it, the AVD manager loads and nothing happen. Did anybody know what could be the ...
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Why am I getting the Android mount error?

I have just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. Every time I plug in my Android phone by USB, I get this error: Sometimes multiple windows saying the same thing pop up. I can access the files ...
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Android Media sync LG Optimus L7 (P705) with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I can't connect my Android LG Optimus L7 (P705) with Ubuntu via media sync (MTP), just to see or transfer file / media inside my internal / external memory from computer to handphone vice versa, ...
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Sharing files with Android devices (How do I mount an HP Touchpad, Cyanogen Mod 9?)

I've recently installed Cyanogen Mod 9 on my HP Touchpad tablet, but I'm encountering problems when trying to access it from my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome-Shell, Nautilus). I've first tried ...
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PPA for Android Studio?

Android Studio was released a few days ago and it's still in early access preview, but I would like to know if there is any PPA I could add to my Ubuntu Raring to automatically keep it updated with ...
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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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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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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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How do you transfer quickly a link from your computer to an android smart phone

I need a way to transfer links quickly in order to open them from my android terminal. Any ideas? Note it's not about files, It's just links and I'm looking for a manner to do it properly, easily ...
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Virtual Box - Timeout issue [on hold]

Sometimes after a period of inactivity in virtual box - when I am trying to imitate Android, the screen will turn black and the virtual box will be unresponsive, how do i stop that from happening - I ...
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USB tethering from Android

I used a friend's Android (2.3) phone that allows USB tethering, subheading: "share phone's mobile network with PC." Android lets me set 2 tethering settings, under "USB tethering type": ...
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Is it possible to shrink/enlarge/edit Ubuntu partition/filesystem on a Nexus4 dual boot system?

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 device, using this procedure, in dual boot mode (Android 4.4.2 + U.Touch). Then I was trying to install some packages (prerequisites for another ...
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“Unable to mount Android, Error initialising camera: -60: Could not lock the device” when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S2 via MTP

Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (running Android 4.0) via USB using an MTP connection one of two messages always pops up, either: Unable to mount Android: Error initialising camera: ...
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dual-boot tool for nexus 4

Good morning, I have a Nexus 4 and I wonder if Canonical or someone has some tool to do a dual-boot as GRUB for PC ... allowing boot of Android or Ubuntu on the same device. thanks
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Recover accidently deleted eclipse ini File

I accidentaly switched my Eclipse ini file with an android Eclipse ini file. I did not create a backup of the old ini file, so that option is out of the door. I don't know where to get a working one, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Cannot Detect Galaxy S4

Ubuntu won't recognize my S4 and on the phone it doesn't realize it's connected either, it just shows that it's charging. I've read posts such as Ubuntu can't see my Android phone! but that ...
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How do I root my LG Optimus F3 on Linux? [closed]

Also, can someone please tell me where to find the linux drivers for my phone, so that I can root my phone? Do I even need a specific set of drivers if I am running linux? I am using Elementary OS ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my Archos 101xs tablet

I have a 101xs in my possession, and I would like to use it as a test device for some Android development project. The main issue I have today is that Eclipse (the ADT version) can't seem to detect ...
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connecting to tomcat7 from android emulator

I can connect to apache server from chrome and firefox by typing 127.0.1.1:8080 and default page is shown, but when i type the same from my android emulator, no webpage is loaded, request timeout ...
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Is the ASUS me173x compatable with the tablet version of Ubuntu?

I am wondering about my ability to install an actual OS on my low-cost ASUS me173x notebook 7 HD tablet. It's only got 1G ram and an ARM v7 processor.
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Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (Wifi). While preparing for this I need (for the case restoring of Android is necessary) to know the name of the factory image for Galaxy Tab 3 ...
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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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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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Ubuntu doesn't see my phone (Sony Xperia Tipo)

When I connect my phone Xperia Tipo to my Ubuntu 12.04, the USB icon does not appear in a launcher. lsusb gives me following results: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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I need a step-by-step guide to navigating directories in Terminal [duplicate]

I am a Linux/Ubuntu Noob and I have Saucy Salamander. Lately I installed the Android tablet emulator for Ubuntu using VirtualBox from the software center. I followed all the steps listed here but when ...
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Changing .bashrc to allow a call to “android” from any directory

I can successfully do the following command in the directory listed kn@MrComp:~/.android_os/adt-bundle-linux/sdk/tools$ android list targets Available Android targets: ---------- id: 1 or ...
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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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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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Porting Ubuntu Touch On Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus [duplicate]

Can i port Ubuntu Touch on samsung galaxy s2 plus i9105p? thanks
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How to set up an environment to develop Android apps in Ubuntu that doesn't have internet Connectivity?

I have an Ubuntu laptop in which I need to develop Android apps. I know that all that software could be downloaded from the software center but the problem is that I don't have internet connectivity ...
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Problem with setting up path in Eclipse for sdk

I am currently working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center and then according to the procedure suggested I dealt with the ADT. Next I had to install SDK ...
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'libmtp error: unknown error' while opening files on android internal storage [closed]

I connect my Android phone to Ubuntu 13.10 through USB to access to its internal storage. Whenever I try to open a file directly from the phone memory, it displays an error saying that the file ...
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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Eclipse: AVD not appearing

I have installed the ADT bundle for 32 bit. Using Ubuntu 12.04 Updated it a bit and installed the 2.3.3 Android version. I have Eclipse Indigo. When I use the Android Virtual Machine manager, after ...
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error with libz.so.1 on android studio

It's the first time that I open a project in android studio, and the first error that i get is the following: Execution failed for task ':app:mergeDebugResources'. Error: Failed to run command: ...
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how to change the permission of folder and all of its contents to drwxr-x---? [duplicate]

Hi i want to make the permission of all the files and folder comtained in a folder to drwxr-x---, so that the it can have excecutable permission also. The reason is that i unzipped ADT into an ntfs ...
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Kdeconnect for Ubuntu

Is there an app in ubuntu that provides the same integration with android phones as kdeconnect? Now that KDE is a framework it mightn't have the same impact of installing libs into my Ubuntu install ...
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Where does adt or eclipse store it's Android SDK path settings?

I'm a newbie & trying to create packages of ADT, Android-SDK & Android-Studio. But i want to use less space on ppa , so i split up ADT & SDK into two packages. Also i want to use same SDK ...
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How to connect mtp android device to ubuntu 13.10

I searched here and google and all I could find is how in Ubuntu 13.04 forward mtp devices are supported. The answer I found are for ubuntu 12.04 or ubuntu 12.10 Well, I connected my phone in mtp ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Can't connect to Wifi

I guess I'm using a very infamous Wi-fi Adapter because I've tried everything out on the internet and I guess its time to ask for individual help: I can't seem to connect to my Wi-fi Network, I'm on ...
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Why is BubbleUPnP not connecting to my minidlna server?

I'm trying to stream video files from my Ubuntu computer to my Android tablet. My tablet is running BubbleUPnP, and I've just installed minidlna. I can't seem to access video from BubbleUPnP. I've ...
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Is android-sdk architecture independent for Linux?

I'm newbie. I'm trying to do packaging adt & android studio for launchpad ppa. But currently i'm facing space quota issue. So i was thinking to provide single copy of android-sdk for both ...
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How to share my mobile broadband connection via Wifi

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop having wifi. I have an android tablet which has wifi support. I connect my laptop to the internet through Mobile broadband (reliance netconnect zte modem). I ...
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LG-L38c won't send files to samsung sch-s738c

Why wont my LG-L38c send files via bluetooth to a Samsung SCh-S738? it says either "cancelled by user", or "connection failure", but its lt shows I'm paired, but not connected.
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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 ...