Google (LG) Nexus 4 (E960) smartphone

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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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Running apps from sdk on nexus 4

I wanted to play around with Ubuntu Touch, so I installed the Ubuntu SDK 2.8.1 and dual-booted my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu and Android. But when I connect my Nexus to the SDK, I can start an ssh session ...
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Upgrade of Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I am running Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 4. The OS shows "Ubuntu 13.10(r101)". At what time will I be able to upgrade to 14.04, i mean "over the air"? Or how can I upgrade now without loosing my data ...
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Char device to access GPS on a Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch

Trying to access the GPS data on a Nexus 4 phone with Ubuntu Touch on it. Does anyone know if there is /dev/ to read the raw NMEA data stream? I did several researches online but cannot get any info ...
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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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ubuntu touch on a nexus 4 with OTG support

We would like to use a smart-phone as an interface for our scientific instruments (instruments have their own power source). We already use the c++ driver library under various Linux distribution and ...
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“Enter” command is not working in terminal in Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch installed [closed]

Today I had Ubuntu Touch 14.04 installed in my Nexus 4, and it boot to Ubuntu touch successfully, and most of the things are working fine, but the only thing now that is bothering me is that "Enter" ...
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No mobile data on Nexus 4 Ubuntu Touch

I've installed 29/01/2014 Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 (with .84 radio from Android 4.3). I can make/receive calls and connect to wifi but when I turn wifi off I see a 3G icon flash up two or three ...
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How can I flash Ubuntu Touch using a Windows install?

Currently, I'm using Windows 7, and I would like to flash Ubuntu Touch to my Nexus 4. Is there a way to do this? Can I boot a Ubuntu VM, share the Nexus 4 and have it work?
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Ubuntu Touch ssh connection refused

running Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 4. I've installed ssh server and have followed the instructions available in the wiki to ssh into the phone, but it tells me connection is refused. Doing the standard ...
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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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Is it possible to use tkinter, pygame, and maybe VirtualGL on Ubuntu Touch?

What I mean is, will I be able to connect it to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse, and use it like I would any other Ubuntu desktop? Can I put a large SD card in it for file storage? I am thinking about ...
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Can i access /sdcard/ in ubuntu touch?

i'm able to view ubuntu's user data from android. is it possible to view my sdcard from ubuntu ? notes: i'm using the dual boot method explained here
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How to take sreenshots on Nexus 4 running Ubuntu Touch?

I've just flashed Ubuntu Touch & Android dual-boot onto my Nexus 4. It's awesome with a mobile device running two OSes at the same time. I want to know that how can I take screenshots on Ubuntu ...
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How can I set up (already installed) SSH for Ubuntu Touch?

I keep getting 'no route to host' when I try ssh phablet@ip. I've already read the release notes on how to set it up but it doesn't work. I already have openssh-server and ssh packages on my laptop ...
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Can i run android apps in ubuntu touch phone OS?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu on my Nexus 4 but i need to access a few apps on android. So i want to confirm if i can do that. Please help.
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Nexus 4 shows less memory that installed in the device after removing Ubuntu Touch

I tried to install Ubuntu Touch in nexus 4 and later I installed back cyanogenmod 11, but only 12 GB is showing as memory instead of 16 GB. I think I was not able to completely remove Ubuntu files ...
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Wifi issue with after ubuntu install on nexus 4

cant connect phone with wifi. Nexus 4 was updated to kitkat before ubuntu install read that this must be the problem with kitkats radio. How to flash android jelly bean radio as not to have wifi ...
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how to connect to wifi on Ubuntu phone [closed]

I just put Ubuntu 13.10 on my brother's Nexus 4 and it looks great but I can't seem to figure out how to connect to any wifi connections. When I go to the wifi settings page I get no options other ...
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Keep getting autodeply.zip missing for ubuntu touch

I'm trying to follow the instructions on the ubuntu wiki but everytime I run the phablet flash command I get : can't open cache/recover/ubuntu_command checking for autodeply.zip autodeploy.zip not ...
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How to know what firmware a new Nexus 4 has?

I would like to buy a new Nexus 4 to flash the Ubuntu phone on it. It's written what firmware (Nexus 4 mako occam) the phone should have, but how to find out if I buy it from the store?
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Wifi issue on nexus 4 16GB

i had installed ubuntu on nexus 4 8GB and it ran ok, then i decided try into my nexus 4 16GB. In my nexus 4 16GB wifi doesn´t work, but i see imei code. Whats the problem. I have tried some versions ...
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How to use WiFi connection on Nexus 4?

I installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 4 for development , and after the installation, I wanted to connect it to my WiFi network. But, I can't add WiFi settings because I can only check the box "Auto-join ...
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Can I Switch Shells On Ubuntu Touch?

As far as I know; Ubuntu Touch uses bits and parts of Android's open implementation to handle the parts necessary to work on the Nexus 4 and other devices. I'm completely shooting in the dark; but how ...
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Ubuntu-touch reverse USB tethering

I'm trying to get internet from my Nexus 4 ubuntu-touch through the usb as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Android_Tethering (this is for Android) What I cannot accomplish is to ...
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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

I know, this has been asked a few times already but I'm still having troubles to get files copied my new Nexus 4 phone mounted on my Kubuntu 13.04 machine. I followed the guide at: ...
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Problems with mtp on Nexus 4 and Ubuntu 13.10

I have had some sort of scripts installed (I think that they were something with go-mtpfs ) but I cannot get those running anymore after upgrade to 13.10. Basically what happens now is when I plug in ...
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Ubuntu Touch stuck at google screen

I tried installing Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. When I try to boot, it's stuck at the google screen. Any ideea how to solve this? I mean booting to ubuntu, I know how to get back to recovery.
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Ubuntu OS on Nexus 4 failed

I was trying to install Ubuntu OS on my Nexus 4, everything downloaded just fine. After that it started booting into boot.img and that's where the issues started. Here's what I got on screen: ...
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What is the simplest way to backup my ubuntu-touch playground image

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and Nexus 4 [mako] and all went fine with installation. Changing the image with some usual stuff for me I would like to: 1. Backup the image 2. Reuse it with phablet-flash ...
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phablet-flash aborting while installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 with Android 4.3 installed and I want to flash it to Ubuntu Touch. My system is Ubuntu 12.04, running inside a virtual machine on Mac OS 10.5.8. To use the VM, I opened an NAT bridge ...
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How to allow terminal executed apps to draw on phone display that runs on ubuntu touch

Using apt-get i've found serval well-known and handy applications, but unofortunately i cannot execute them neither via phone terminal application or trough ssh. I found also that there is no DISPLAY ...
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any luck installing 13.10 on Nexus 4?

Running Ubuntu 13.10 in Virtualbox. Everything went fine as far as that goes however, after following the directions to load it onto phone (sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phablet-team/tools) and then ...
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Does Nexus 4 support Desktop Convergence?

I want to Install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. But, I don't know whether the device support Desktop Convergence. What I heard is we cannot connect keyboard and mouse to Nexus 4 via USB. If Desktop ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 for testing purpose only. Today I decided to do a full wipe and install last image, so I did (I removed some uninteresting lines): rpadovani@artemis:~$ phablet-flash ubuntu-system ...
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Troubles with Nexus 4 Ubuntu touch - Ubuntu 13.10 connection

Each time I trying to copy anything to my Nexus 4 U Touch folders I receiving the following error Error while copying “IMG_20130723_220008.jpg”. There was an error copying the file into ...
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phablet-flash: Installation is taking too long

I've been trying to flash Ubuntu Touch to a Nexus 4, following the instructions on this page. I'm Running this command: phablet-flash ubuntu-system --channel devel --no-backup ...And after doing ...
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Trying to flash Ubuntu touch onto my nexus 4

Using phablet-flash ubuntu-system --no-backup to flash Ubuntu-touch. It removes android and all, but gets to "waiting for recovery image to boot" and just shows a blank screen on the phone. Tried this ...
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Nexus 4 cannot pass the X screen after uninstalling Ubuntu Touch

I followed official Ubuntu Touch instructions for installing/uninstalling Ubuntu. Installation went without any problems, but after returning back Android, the device is stuck on the "X" animation ...
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my nexus4 froze while backing it up

I am trying to backup my nexus 4 (running android 4.3) on my linux machine which is running ubuntu 12.04 before i root it. I am using the adb backup. The back up was going just fine until i got a ...
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nexus 4 bootloader only

after trying to flash Ubuntu on my nexus 4 ,the process was some how interrupted and my phone is unusable except for the boot-loader.is there any one who can help with this?
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Inconsistent MTP error while copying file from Nexus 4 to desktop

I'm trying to copy an audio file from my Nexus 4 (Easy Voice Recorder folder) to my desktop but it shows an error. To see if the error was consistent with all audio files I tried copying an audio ...
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How much space does a default installation of Ubuntu Touch take on mako?

I'm just curious how big Ubuntu's rootfs would be because Nexus 4 has no microsd slot and only 16gb of memory.
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I need help with my Ubuntu touch

so I flashed and everything was well but after tinkering a while I ran across some problems first off a lot of my settings don't work, some of the apps don't either for ex the camera app just goes to ...
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Where do I download the Ubuntu touch Rom?

I have the nexus 4 where do I download the ubuntu touch rom because I cant find it on your site anywhere
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Nexus 4 Fails to Boot After Ubuntu Touch Flash

I was running CM 10.2 on my Nexus 4 until I decided to give Ubuntu Touch a try. These are the steps I took. Because I as already running a custom OS, I already has a custom recovery installed (CWM), ...
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Nexus 4 not detected as USB device with OTA update 4.3

I have submitted a question on the Google Mobile forum, but not had any responses yet. I am fairly certain that my issues with USB connectivity started when I allowed the 4.3 OTA update to install on ...
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Installation error on Nexus 4

At the end of the installation, after downloading and installing all files, when restarting, presents the following error: ERROR:phablet-flash:Command 'adb shell mount /sdcard/' returned non-zero ...
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Update ubuntu phone from Nexus 4 directly

im using the ubuntu touch/phone on my new nexus 4 (ordered it to try ubuntu on it). I was asking myself how i can update the phone with daily builds. I know about the ...
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Trying to flash Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I keep getting this error after I run phablet-flash cdimage-touch -b ERROR:phablet-flash:[Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/home/dom/Downloads/phablet-flash/ubuntu-touch/20130808.lock'