Questions related to Ubuntu related phones; phone compatibility, connections with Ubuntu machine; etc.

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I still can't install updates or new apps on bq Aquaris E4.5.

What used to happen was that I would not even be able to connect to the network. What happens now is that I can see what's available in store or what updates or available, but either I get asked the ...
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How do I clear cache of ubuntu phone?

Hi my ubuntu touch phone (BQ 4.5) is running out of memory. I'm looking for GUI way to make space, most likely by clearing .cache folder. I'm happy to install app, use file manager, simply all ...
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How can I mirror my phone to Ubuntu?

I have a Nexus 6 phone. I have a smaller PC with Ubuntu 15.04 connected to my TV. How can I stream my phones screen to the Ubuntu machine, with Airplay like behavior? My phone has Chromecast client ...
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Ubuntu phone - how to get contacts

I recently received the Ubuntu Aquarius e.5 phone. It is beautifully packaged and I very much like the system (even though I have discovered a few bugs that I expect will be cleared up in the course ...
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Accessing root files on Ubuntu Phone from my eOS based on Ubuntu. [duplicate]

I'm wondering if its possible to access the root files on my Ubuntu Phone E5 from my computer. I know I can access them from the terminal on the phone but its not ideal using that touchscreen to ...
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No music playback on Ubuntu Phone when # in filename

When I want to play an mp3 file with an '#' in its filename on my Ubuntu Pone Aqaurius E5 there is no sound and the track time and playback time stays 0:00. I can still move the slider though. I am ...
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How and when can we install the official Ubuntu Phone OS on android based phones [duplicate]

We all want to try it! just like the desktop version on any PC hardware.... When for phones?
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Cant download from ubuntu14 to Aquarius 4.5 phone [closed]

The computer just gave me a message saying that "the phone is not writeable, SD card is in etc" What do I do?
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(ubuntu phone) is anyone planing on making a messenger for xmpp

Is anyone planing on making a messenger for Ubuntu phone which can handle xmpp (excluding webapps because there is no point of using it if it cant notify you that you have a message) I would really ...
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Emacs on phone (e.g. BQ or Meizu)

Is Emacs available on Ubuntu phones such as BQ or Meizu? I heavily use a personalized orgmode (http://www.orgmode.org) as a kind of calendar with a wide range of applications such as running code ...
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Change Phone Ringtone permissions

I have tried to copy a ringtone to the usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/ringtones/ folder, but it will not copy. Is it RO? if so is there a way to change permissions for this folder only [there is information ...
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Ubuntu phone - cannot pin app to launcher

I am attempting to pin an app to the Ubuntu phone (E5 Aquaris) launcher, but when holding the temporary icon the menu to pin the icon does not appear.
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Issue with drive management when trying to access phone's memory

When I plug in my phone, it gets recognised only after a couple of minutes and when it does I can't access it. Ubuntu thinks it's a camera and not just any drive. The box that pops up says: "Unable ...
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BQ 4.5 can't connect to ubuntu's servers

I can browse just fine but updates gives me a "Connect to the Interenet ... Retry" message and Ubuntu store is blank. I have Ubuntu-Touch 15.04 r23 installed.
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What is easiest way to share on Ubuntu touch (bq aquaris 4.5)

Hi I posted before asking best way to share videos but didn't get much help. I am now finding it hard to share images + everything else. I have been very busy in personal/work life this last few ...
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Replace ubuntu touch with android? [closed]

Evening all, I have an Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition which I bought to play around on. However, my daily use phone has died and the E4.5 is going to have to fill the gap. Is there any way in which I can ...
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Ubuntu Phone (Touch) lock screen issue after upgrade to OS 23

After updating my Aquarius 4.5 to OS 23 (Build Ubuntu 15.04 armhf), the screen won't auto lock. It's forever on and the phone is heating. However, if I manually press the power bottom, the screen ...
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Boot-Problem Ubuntu-Phone bq-Aquaris4.5 after Update

i have a problem with my Ubuntu-Phone, its a bq-Aquaris4.5 Ubuntu-Edition. I have it since may. Yesterday evening there came a System-Update (15.06.2015). I download them and press install on the ...
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How to install and use vim without messing up with write mode

The terminal app works fine, I can run vi using it. The problem is that I've already get used to vim and don't want to learn all the vi-vim differences just for editing plaintext. I assume there must ...
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How to mark a caller as SPAM and autoignore incoming calls?

I bought BQ Aquaris E4.5. I have a problem because I cannot find possibility to start ignoring incoming calls and messages from number that I don't want to speak with. How to do it?
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition usable in United States?

Can the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition currently being sold in Europe (http://www.bq.com/gb/aquaris-e4-5-ubuntu-edition) be used in the United States with an American SIM card/service provider? A friend ...
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BQ E4.5 r22: setup an alarm from a script run by user phablet or its cron job

I run in my BQ E4.5 Ubuntu phone a cron job which monitors every 5 minute the battery level. I'd like to be able to create an alarm let's say if battery is below 10% to get the users attention of the ...
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What navigation application can I use on Ubuntu phone devices, is it good as Google Map navigation?

What navigation application can I use on Ubuntu phone devices (the BQ Aquaris E4.5 & E5), while driving? Is it as good as the android default navigation system? Thank you
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Smartwatches with the Ubuntu Phone

Can you pair a Android Wear based Smartwatch with the Aquaris E4.5/E5 Ubuntu Edition?
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Re-arrange letters on phone keyboard

I'm using a Swedish keyboard on Ubuntu phone. Two of the letters are in the wrong place, "ä" and "ö". Can I change this myself?
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3G network on Ubuntu phone unstable / weak

I am using the BQ E4.5 for a couple of weeks now and the 3G network seems vey unstable. I experience the following issues: 1. 3G just disappears, unable to use the network 2. after connecting via ...
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How to add/import contact details via QR code in ubuntu touch?

my steps : Select contacts> new contact> click on + button (which looks like empty contact image) > select tagger app > only option shown is "insert code content" It is not possible to paste ...
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ubuntu phone aquaris e4.5 dual boot

I bought the ubuntu phone aquaris e4.5 (ubuntu edition). Is there a way to dual-boot that device with android ? Any tips are more than welcome. Best regards, Oleg
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Whatsapp on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

Is it already possible to download Whatsapp on Ubuntu mobile through the software center? Or can someone show me how to download and install this step by step? I don't have an Ubuntu phone yet but I ...
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Ubuntu Phone not saving data in games

I recently got the BQ Aquaris 4.5 to try out and I have been using it for a while. One thing I have noticed is that it does not save my progress in web based games. I get so far but when I close it ...
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Ubuntu phone, Back to images overview button missing?

I've bought the new ubuntu phone last week, still figuring out how to accomplish one specific thing. Steps to reproduce: Launch the gallery app list with all pictures appears Click on one of the ...
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Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition How to delete cookies and cache in browser?

How can I delete cookies and the cache content after each session on Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition phone?
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Can't unlock bootloader on my Wiko Goa

I'm trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Wiko Goa. However, I'm unable to unlock the bootloader. Could someone please help me?
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Remove the circle from the lock screen on Ubuntu Touch

Is there any way I can remove the lock screen circle from my Ubuntu phone (even if it's just a temporary console hack that would be reset on the next update)? I have disabled the notifications anyway ...
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Forwarding contact via SMS Ubuntu BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5. I am looking for a way of forwarding a contact in my address book to another contact via a text message. Can't seem to find a simple way to forward a contact via SMS ...
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can i have ubuntu on a phone that my co worker gave me [duplicate]

i have a phone that i have because my co worker gave me my phone when i worked with him at my job and it is a lil prepaid flip phone and i want to install ubuntu on it so can i use my regular charging ...
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BQ aquaris 4.5 freezing on start up screen

today i factory reset my phone, worked fine.. then something went wrong again so i factory reset again( highly regret this now!) i was downloading the apps i needed, i was on whatsapp entering my ...
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BQ Aquarius Ubuntu phone blue tooth keyboard

I have SV-05B wireless bluetooth keyboard and wanted to try and connect this to my ubuntu bq phone. When I go to the blue tooth connection the mac address of the keyboard comes up but it will not ...
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Will Ubuntu work on my Amazon Fire Phone?

It seems to fit the hardware requirements and there are plenty of guides on how to install on an Android, but I wanted to learn as much as I can before rooting my phone and possibly installing it. ...
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How do I play flash or HLS-files on Ubuntu Phone

I'd like to watch streaming video from Svt (Swedish television). http://www.svtplay.se/ They only support streaming video in two formats: Flash and HLS (m3u8). I suppose flash isn't supported, but ...
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Can we INSTAL linux os on a samsung galaxy tablet 2 and on phone Aquaris E4?

i would like to know if possible any how to instal a linux os on a samsung galaxy tablet 2, and on phone Aquaris E4 ? Ubuntu sems to be the most simple system but if not possible, i'd instal any ...
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Crontab on Ubuntu Phone - Scheduling synchronisations

On my Aquaris E4.5 I have successfully configured syncevolution to synchronise my CardDav Contacts and CalDav Calender entries. Now I would like to schedule synchronisations. However, since ...
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How to Disable Ubuntu Phone “auto dim” function?

Is there a way to disable the auto dim function of the Ubuntu Phone (14.10 r22)? Even though I can disable the auto-brightness function and set the screen timeout to 10 minutes (or never) the screen ...
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Can I port a Java application to a Ubuntu phone?

I'm researching app development on Ubuntu phone and would like to use existing Java code. The app is 90% server/service processing with some UX. What compatibility can be expected with Oracle Java / ...
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How purge a webapp configuration in Ubuntu Phone?

After change the icon & description in the developer panel, the application is showing the older icon & description in the phone, even if I reinstall the app. Please, how could I purge that ...
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Where are the Call History and Telegram secret chats stored?

I am working on the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone and I am interested in finding out where the Phone Call history is stored. On a similar post I saw that the SMS are stored in this directory ...
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How to share videos from Ubuntu touch?

Hi can anyone help me here, when I take a photo on my BQ 4.5 I have options to share from my gallery. When I take a video I can't work out how to share the same options are not available when watching ...
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Change Aquaris phone ringtone

I tried adding more ringtones by following instructions here and on other fora, but when I typed: sudo mount -o remount,rw / in the terminal, I got the following message: only root can usr "- - ...
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Installing Ubuntu for phones onto a Moto G 4G LTE [duplicate]

could anyone help me or provide a link to a walk-through showing how to install Ubuntu for phones (as shown on the main site) onto my now clunky Motorola G 4g LTE. Any help would be incredibly ...
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Configuring Telegram on BQ Ubuntu Phone

Before switching to the Ubuntu phone, I tested Telegram on my old Android phone. Here I was able to change the profile picture as wel as the sound of the notifications. On the BQ phone, under ...