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How to use gvfs mtp mount from the command line in Ubuntu 13.04

When connecting Android 3.0+ devices to Ubuntu 13.04 file transfers usually work fine in Nautilus but using the command line is not at all obvious. No filesystem mount point is apparent and Nautilus ...
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Eclipse 3.7.2 not recognizing ADT after plugin updates

I'm using Eclipse 3.7.2 with ADT plugin installed. I updated all the plugins I had by going to the option Help->Check For Updates. After the update, on restarting eclipse, I'm no longer able to see ...
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What is the status of Ubuntu Mobile? Is the project expected to reinitiate in coming years?

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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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Android 4.1 tablet?

How can I install and run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Android tablet? I had Ubuntu installed on my laptop but its chip crashed. I want to buy a tablet and install Ubuntu 12.04 on it.
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Android Tablet as second display

I have faced with issue. My use-case: I have - PC with ubuntu and android tablet, I need - The android tablet as second monitor, but connected by wi-fi. I was trying to do next: sudo apt-get ...
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ubuntu touch on non-brand name tablet?

I have just gotten a non-name brand android table running 4.0.4 and the model number is A13-MID. Curious as to if this non-brand tablet would be able to have the new ubuntu touch os that just came ...
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how to sync clipboard between ubuntu desktop and android phone?

Is there's any way by which I can sync clipboard ubuntu 12.04 with android phone with jellybean 4.1.2 preferably over same wifi network or over internet if that's not possible. In windows there's a ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (p3113)

I have a Galaxy tab (p3113). I have been trying for some time now to get the developer preview of Ubuntu Touch installed on it. I followed the instructions on the 3rd-party maintainer's page for my ...
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How to run Ubuntu touch on Hp Slate 21 inch tablet running jelly bean

I have an hp slate 21 running android jelly bean that needs something like ubuntu on it to make it useful. I accept I need to root it and risk bricking it but it's not much use as it stands so not ...
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Ubuntu doesn't find USB device

I have an Beagle bone black connected via USB after installing some software ssh didn't work any more. Somehow the USB device is not recognized any more at all. I did try to connect my Samsung Galaxy ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Android using Ubuntu One Files API for upload a file

I have a big problem, I'm trying upload a file to my Ubuntu One account using the Files API for Android. I think that my authentication process is OK, but when I call the uploadFile U1FileApi method, ...
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How do I prevent automatic mounting of my android phone in 13.04?

gvfs is mounting my phone automatically when I plug it in, I don't want this for various reasons. How do I disable automatic mounting for this specific device, but continue allowing other USB devices ...
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I tried to transplant the wireless_tools to Android4.0 system, but I have a problem with Java

My Linux system is Ubuntu Kylin, a new branch of Ubuntu spreading mainly in China. I have changed some files, such as wireless.22.h,ifrename.c and iwlib.h , in wireless_tools.29/ which is located in ...
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How to connect Xdmx and android Xserver?

I run: $ Xdmx :1 -display 192.168.1.137:0 The output: (II) dmx: Generation: 1 (II) dmx: DMX version: 1.2.20070424 (DMX Project) (II) dmx: DMX Build OS: Linux ...
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Why is Eclipse Juno running very slow?

Hey guys I am developing Android apps on eclipse and its running very slow. So slow that I am not able to program properly because of this thing. E.g - when I click on Graphical layout in xml it ...
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The compatibility of Android and Ubuntu mobile SW

Android uses bionic but Ubuntu uses glibc. How do they keep the compatibility in Ubuntu for Android? Does Ubuntu for Android use bionic? Or it gives up Android NDK compatibility?
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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Sync ubuntu and phone

Can you sync ubuntu and android phone, without having to install ubuntu on phone, even if I have to how much space will it take?
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Shared directory (Ubuntu One) not showing up on my android device

a friend has shared a directory on his Ubuntu account with me. His directory shows up on my windows devices (two of them), but does not show up on my android device (Nexus 7) using the android app, or ...
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Unable to access android 4.0 file folders through usb

When I conect my tablet's usb to the computer like I used to do on Windows I recieve this message: "DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: ...
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How I can run Android 4.0.4 in chroot on Ubuntu 12.04 on the Pandaboard ES?

I want to run fully functional Android 4.0.4 on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation on the Pandaboard ES with the LXC containers.
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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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Galaxy S2 device connect to VMware fails

I'm trying to develop in VMware (Xamarin) using my testing device (Galaxy S2). This device connects correctly in Ubuntu (Host OS), but when i try to bridge this USB device to the guest OS (Windows 8) ...
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ssh dynamic socks server running in the system is not accessible from outside

I have an infrastructure hotspot setup on my Ubuntu machine using ap-hotspot. I connect to this hotspot from my Android phone and am able to access the internet through this. Now, I have a ssh ...
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Trying to share internet on non-AdHoc WiFi, not working

The usual situation: Android phones don't like ad-hoc networks, so I'm trying to make Ubuntu act as hotspot with a non-ad-hoc network instead. I'm on a fresh install of whatever version of Ubuntu the ...
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Music manager with Android sync support?

Primary: How can I manage a large music collection and sync parts of it to an Android device? Secondary: To make it complicated, parts of the collection is stored in multiple formats. Computer ...
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Does ubuntu touch support memory swap?

So, I have android 4.1 on ZTE Blade G. The problem is that I have only 512 RAM, an apps sometimes crashes if I have multiple applications running in the background. I wanted to install CyanogenMod, ...
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How to use an android phone as computer speaker

Is there a way to use a plugged in android device as usb computer speaker?
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Solution for: running Ubuntu 13.10 in virtual box aside to Genymotion mobile/tablet virtual box lets mouse pointer disappear

the Ubuntu system first run solely and worked nice in virtual box. then i installed the Genymotion add on for virtual box using some android tablet virtual machine running aside to Ubuntu. all still ...
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Samba File Sharing over Wan

How do I get access to smb over wan. I can access the server over lan. I've forward port 445, but when I try to connect, the connection times out. I am using Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 as the server and ...
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'Android SDK missing' error when trying to install Titanium

I'm trying to install Titanium on my Ubuntu 13.10. But I can't setup Android SDK. It always show an Error like An Android SDK is missing. Titanium requires Android platform: 2.3.3 or above. I have ...
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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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See Byobu Screens using ConnectBot

I use ConnectBot sometimes to connect to my ubuntu machine, and that works fine, however it just comes up with a standard shell, not my byobu screens that I get when I connect to it using another ...
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How to port Ubuntu Touch application to Android?

I'm a newbie developer and I've developed some application in Ubuntu SDK so that I can use in my ubuntu phone or desktop. But is there any way that I can port my Ubuntu Touch application to Android so ...
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Google authenticator for Galaxy Nexus with Ubuntu Touch

I'm en route to try and install ubuntu touch on my galaxy nexus (GSM-i9250). Since I'm using the google authenticator app in order to access my google account, I'm afraid that I'll be locked out of my ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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How do I transfer .db files from android phones to ubuntu system?

How do I transfer .db files from android phones to ubuntu system? I have created a application which stores data in sqlite. Now I have to view that .db file in the system.
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Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install

Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install on Nexus 7. It starts and then reboots and goes back to google screen. I don't get any errors but it just wont load. I am using multirom and android 4.3
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Installing the Touch Preview on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). I have never liked the Android OS or the tablet in general, and wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch. I have done multiple searches on the internet to try to figure out ...
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connected my phone to ubuntu, all my files on external SD card are now gone

I just updated my ubuntu to the latest version, 13.04, and I wanted to transfer some files to my Galaxy s2 (i9100). I have had problem earlier which included slow transfer speed and I got 4 dialog ...
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Input/Ouput Error

Tried to search a solution, but this issue is common but it can be very specific too. this is what I'm getting. rskyline@rskyline-desktop:/media/Datos/Android/CyanogenMod$ make clobber ...
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wifi on Ubuntu 13.04 for nexus 4 on Sony Vaio laptop with Kernel driver in use iwl4965

I just recently purchased a Nexus 4 phone. I already have an iPhone and the same is working perfectly with my Ubuntu 13.04 wifi hotspot created on Sony Vaio laptop. On searching a lot I found that ...
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using boot manager app to multi boot ubuntu touch in android

I am trying to boot ubuntu touch on android using boot manager app by init winit app.Have anybody tried booting Ubuntu touch using bbootmanager app in android? any help/tutorial on it?
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Which is the best Ubuntu version for android development?

I have to decide the best suitable version of Ubuntu for android development.As per the research what I have done, 10.04 has been a stable version of Ubuntu; but since the support has been ended from ...
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Networking with Android 4.2

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 I have a folder Movies that I have shared by using the right click option. When I go to my TV which is running Tronsmart RK3188 Andriod 4.2 I see my PC and the folder which I ...
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How to connect Acer E330 Glow to Ubuntu 13.04 in MTP mode?

Well the title is quite clear I guess. How can I connect my ACER E330 LIQUID GLOW to Ubuntu 13.04 through the USB-cable? It works just fine PTP-mode(camera) but not in MTP-mode (media). My phone works ...
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How can i install linux ubuntu on my samsung galaxy pocket

I have a samsung galaxy pocket that is rooted, i tried installing linux ubuntu desktop but it seems that the galaxy pocket does not support loop devices. So the only solution for this would be to ...
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Viewing phone camera pictures from Galaxy Nexus Smartphone

I am having problems viewing photos taken with my Galaxy Nexus phone. I am able to view other phone pics in Ubuntu 13.04 easily, but this unit will not display them. It will display them in a ...