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How Can I Install Ubuntu In mY Android Mobile [duplicate]

I have Moto E comes with android 4.4 i want to install ubuntu but how can i do that please tell guide me that how to check compatiblity and how can i install ubuntu os
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Send Text to another Activity by button clicked in first activity in android [on hold]

I'm developing app for android and r=now I need to use put extra intent and I can't use that i want to send text to another activity by clicked in button in first activity Then for example when I ...
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Ubuntu suddenly mounts the android phone and phone gets switched off?

Im using Ubuntu 14 LTS version and my android handset is having andriod 2.3 something (Gingerbread). Everytime I connect my phone to the laptop using the usb cable to charge, it connects..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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While intalling ubuntu on nexus 10 recovery ROM boots back into android not Ubuntu

He guys, I just went through all the steps at http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ to install ubuntu on my Nexus 10 tablet. After selecting the channel ...
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How do I run a vpn on my ubuntu computer and access with my android

I want to access the internet and do other stuff on my Android phone I want to use my computer as a source of that vpn connection. I used to use Team viewer but they don't use VPN for the mobile app. ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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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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android studio not launching

I have downloaded the zip and extracted it to a file and I have eclipse, but everytime i try launching android studio an error pops up saying, Failed to execute child process ...
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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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Game engine for android game development in ubuutu

I want to create a game for android, more specifically a RPG, but i don't know how to start to develop this in ubuntu. I want to know what game engines for android are available in ubuntu. Waiting ...
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How to Mount a Android Device QPST on ubuntu?

i bricked my Android Device And now it shows QPST DOWNLOAD MODE for unbricking this i need to copy some files to device using linux but ubuntu is not showing any partition my device is only shown in ...
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Eclipse-Can't open in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded eclipse from here. And tried to open as shown here . But when I double click or try to open the eclipse using command, ./eclipse It shows the following error. How to resolve this? I'm ...
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Why MTP mounted files belong to root?

Xubuntu Saucy and an Android device running Kitkat. I connect it to my computer and it is mounted as MTP but the files on it belong to root so I can't modify them. Why is this and how can I change it? ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Ubuntu touch - remote access to device

in our company we developed an android app installed on nexus 7 tablets and on tablet we release to several customers. This app stays in foreground active 24/7 but we have problems in monitoring the ...
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Netbeans - Android Emulator not work

I have a doubt: When try to run the android emulator, the terminal show a message: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one ...
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SDK manager in Android Studio not available

I installed Android Studio through the terminal, opened the studio and wanted to run the SDK manager, but this is what I have: As you see, the SDK Manager is unclickable. As I read online, the ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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localhost vs hostname

I am confused with localhost(127.0.0.1) and hostname(127.0.1.1) ,when I try for $ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 JAZZ and in case of ifconfig also I got about localhost(lo:local ...
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Android will not connect to internet,when using ap-hotspot through Secured 802.1x EAP authentication [closed]

I am trying to use my android, using ap-hotspot. But im connected to wired internet through Secured 802.1x EAP authentication with proxy settings. When i have setup the network on my phone, I just ...
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Task app for ubuntu and smartphone

I have learned from forum about few very nice task programs like nitro task, tasque or wonderlist. However non of these have features which I'm looking for: Tasks and reminders Repeat reminders in ...
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Building reverse engineered project

I learn development for android, I would like to see how certain application is built, I also would like to adjust its UI controls positions for sole use. So, I decompiled the application and try to ...
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How to charge Moto E device using a usb cable? [closed]

I have a Moto E device and trying to do the Reverse tethering. But when connectting my usb cable to the mobile , it never shows charging which i thought it will show. I got a notification as connected ...
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I cant connect my jelly bean android phone to ubuntu 12.04!

I have tried out some methods explained in previous posts about the same but it is not working. I have used following commands. sudo apt-get install mtpfs sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Error getting file: -6: Not Supported [Ubuntu 14.04 & LG G3]

I'm trying to transfer a folder of files from my LG G3 to my laptop and each attempt has lead me to this error: I've just unlocked the LG G3's bootloader using BUMP! and I made a backup within TWRP ...
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Create socket on local computer to access device shell via adb

I'm writing an application and one of the things i'm trying to do is give the users access to the devices shell(via adb -s DEVICE_NAME shell) but over telnet/ssh. meaning, is there any way to create a ...
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Asus Transformer Pad TF103C ubuntu android dual boot? [closed]

Has anybody got the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C running with Ubuntu and Android via dual boot? Any pointers to website explaining the current investigations?
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Install ADT Eclipse “You are installing software that contains unsigned content”

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I want install ADT (Android Development Tools) Eclipse, but there is a popup like this: Please someone help me to solve my problem.
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Would Android apps be able to run in Ubuntu touch natively?

I'm wondering why Android apps won't be able to be run natively on Ubuntu Touch. I mean, isn't it all just Linux?
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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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“no available channels” with ubuntu dual boot on Nexus 7 2013 deb LTE

I am trying to dualboot Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, but I am unsuccessful. Some time ago, I was able to run Ubuntu on the device, but it was not a dual-boot installation. I was able to ...
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Android connected via USB gives inconsistent ID

I have an LG Android phone. When I connect it to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable, it shows up, as it should, with lsusb. But the ID code is inconsistent: if I shut the Android off and restart it, ...
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Making Android device visible as USB device

I have an Android smartphone connected to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable. I've figured out how to transfer files, but I need something more: making the Android device visible as a USB device. For ...
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Not able to tansfer file from phone to Laptop Ubuntu 14.04

I have Moto G - Android 4.4.4. I paired up my phone and wanted to transfer the files from phone to laptop(Ubuntu 14.04). But not able to do it. Though i am able to browse files through Bluetooth ...
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Can't mount moto e(android phone) on usb 2.0 as media device

can't mount moto e(android phone) on usb 2.0 as media device but works with usb 3.0. Even with usb 3.0, only files can be copied but not the directories.
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ADB not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've been struggling with this problem for 3 hours already and it seems like it's a very specific problem, but I really need help and it seems like I'm doomed if I keep trying to do it by myself. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 adb not working

I just updated my ubuntu to 14.04, and realised that usb debugging doesn't work anymore. adb devices yields nothing related to any device I have connected, but my laptop recognizes it, as i can go ...
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Android device not recognized in 14.04

I was trying to connect my Android phone to my laptop as an MTP device. Two days ago I had tried it and it had worked fine. This time it was recognized in PTP mode but not in MTP. I ran these ...
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Difficulty unzipping ubuntu using es explorer for android

Whenever I try to unzip ubuntu- 13.04.LARGE.ext4.v2.zip to /sdcard/ubuntu it tells me "exception found!(Bad size: -294967296)." I have googled around but I can't find an answer. Can you please ...
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How to create a static wifi with hostapd UBUNTU 14.04?

I am trying to connect my android phone with wifi ubuntu. Things I have tried: 1) ap-hotspot -> , phone stuck in obtaining ip address, then avoided due to poor internet 2) manually configured ...
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mtpfs error, tried everything it seems

Attempting to connect to my Samsung Galaxy S4 using mtpfs as many guides tell me to do results in this: leaves@sakamoto:~$ mtpfs Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.Listing raw ...
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How to make Android share Ubuntu's proxy?

I had make my android mobile connect to ubuntu using reverse tethering mode according to this link forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2287494. below is my script, and works well. ▶ cat ...
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How to fix invalid identifier error after setting environment variables?

I'm trying to setup cocos2dx in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but after setting the environmental variables (in .bashrc) I start getting this error: bash: export: dev/cocos2d-x-3.2/tools/cocos2d-console/bin': not ...
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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disconnect from Wifi when another device connect

Novice Ubuntu user here. I have a very strange problem. I have a wireless connection at home. At one time there could be 3 machines that are connected using wireless (Windows 7 laptop, Window XP ...
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How to trick android and ios devices into thinking they are connected to the internet

I have an ubuntu machine setup as an access point, but it is not connected to the internet. I simply want to transfer data between it and smart phones. The problem is, all devices seem to want to ...
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How do i install ubuntu on my android phone [duplicate]

Can someone please suggest me on how can I replace my android os with Ubuntu. My phone configuration- CPU:Quad-core 1.2 GHz. Internal Memory: ROM 4GB, RAM 512MB.
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Android Development in Eclipse

I am using ubuntu 14.04 . I have been trying to develop Android apps on it using Eclipse Juno which has inbuilt Android SDK in it. After setting up a new Virtual Device when I create a new project ...