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

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How to get magnetic sensor data

I tried to get magnetic sensor data on Cordova, but fail to get it. Compass object is always empty. If I tried to get property magneticHeading I got only: "Referenceerror: getmagnetic is not defined" ...
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Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 apps stop when not in forground?

Im curious why apps stop when not in the forground (e.g. when I run tail -f foo.txt and i switch to my web browser the command is stopped when I switch back to the terminal). Further, I'm curious how ...
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Unlocking the US 4g LTE Bands

i know this is possible on other devices, mostly with qualcomm processors, so I was looking into it and couldn't find much on the Ubuntu version of the phone. Being Ubuntu and very open source are ...
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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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SMS delivery reports

The Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition has no option for SMS delivery reports within the SMS settings. How I can configure this option?
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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Question about 4g lte w/ Ubuntu phones

Currently, can any Ubuntu phones connect to 4g lte? If not now, is it in the works? If so, what is the ETA? Thanks.
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition - temperature units

How I can change temperature units from Fahrenheit to Celsius on the Weather scope?
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Ubuntu phone - Latvian text input method

I purchase Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition. I had imagined that the Latvian user interface language also includes Latvian text input method but I feel very disappointed that such a possibility is not ...
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Can't find wifi on Ubuntu phone

Got my new meizu pro 5 yesterday. I live in an apartment building with a lot of different WiFi access points. Mine isn't listed. On my ubuntu laptop I can find my WiFi access point in a the 'more ...
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Dual boot Android/Ubuntu Touch - from sdcard?

I have an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition, and also an Android phone. As an experiment, I would like to make both of these dual boot both Ubuntu Touch and Android, and I've already found this: ...
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Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu edition: Color options

I subscribed for Pre-Order for the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition and was excited when it finally was available. I don't know if I was too late, but it seems the only available color option so far is ...
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Ubuntu Spy again? This time on ubuntu Mobile? [on hold]

Anybody work on Ubuntu cell phone? I've found another Bug (very smart spy) on BQ Ubuntu cell phone? I also try on my friend Meizu. Results are same. After I install my monitoring app on my BQ ubuntu ...
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Can I run the Ethereum Wallet on an Ubuntu phone or tablet?

I'm looking to create a detachable Ethereum wallet solution that will work with NexDock. NexDock has assured me Ubuntu phones are compatible with their product. I'm no coder, just an end user, but if ...
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Convenient way to use gpg on Ubuntu Touch

I am using cloud based email (e.g. gmail and hotmail) and some of my contacts want me to encrypt the emails I send. On my linux desktop, I can use gpg, save the armored text to a file and copy paste ...
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Make and receive calls on Ubuntu using an external android phone

Is there any way that I could use my old Android device by connecting it via USB or even using the wireless LAN and make/receive calls and traditional text messages (SMS) on my laptop running Ubuntu?
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What combination of bluetooth mouse and keyboard work ok with the BQ M10 tablet? [closed]

Can we create a list of devices known to work with the M10 tablet that other users can take as reference when they want to buy a kit for themselves?
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Can it be downloaded to a phone

I'm not that savvy when it comes to computers but am good on a phone. Can Ubuntu be installed onto a phone?
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when i connect windows phone lumia 625 via usb, nothing happens, no unable to mount the device option, nothing, what should i do ?

Earlier i used to get the notification of unable to mount however after creating a new rule as follows: 21 down vote These are my steps to connect the Nokia Lumia 920 (WP8): Add the MTP file ...
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Restoring previous version of application on Ubuntu Phone

I deployed a modified version of MusicApp on my Ubuntu Phone, however the application (when not connected to computer & Ubuntu SDK) does not run, it either crashes or starts and shuts down, don't ...
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bq E5 phone Network Error when logging in to my UbuntuOne Account

I cannot log in to my UbuntuOne Account from my bq Aquaris E5 phone anymore. It always tells me network error, but the network is working (can use the Browser) and the credentials are correct. My ...
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Install Ubuntu in phone dveice will be like pre-insytallation in industrial?

What is difference between pre-install ubuntu (meizu phones) & install ubuntu after install on android (flymer 4)? is it trust able ubuntu after install and totally in the core and root will be ...
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Opening HiSuite daemon on Huawei phone

I am trying to communicate my android Huawei Y330 to 'HiSuite' that runs under 'Wine'. Someone had suggested to first connect the Huawei Y330 to 'HiSuite' run under 'Windows'. Thus the 'HiSuite ...
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bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I try to run SP Flash Tool under Ubuntu MATE but after I chmod +x the executable file, I get the fallowing error: bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error bash: ...
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Alcatel SIP on ubuntu

I want to know if is possible to connect to an alcatel IPX I know that the IPX server that I'm trying to connect use a codec that only the alcatel softphone and phisical phones has...
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BQ E4.5 Ubuntu Edition reinstall firmware

I own an BQ Aqaris E4.5 and I hard reseted it through System Settings > Erase and Reset everything and now my phone wont start up the BQ logo appears and then its just an gray screen, I am able to ...
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Update making any/all emails sound notification

I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5. I updated my phone yesterday when prompted. I have a problem now. I use gmail, I only used to get notifications for emails coming into my "primary" tab. Now with the update ...
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Where can I find my call history on Ubuntu Phone?

This seems oddly missing on my nexus 4. I received a phone call the other day, and I forgot to add her as a contact. Now I am searching for that phone call, and I can't find a log readily accessible ...
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How do you move contact(s) between addressbooks in Ubuntu Touch?

I have created new contact in Personal addressbook. How do I move it to different addressbook? I would expect this option in contact edit, but it's not there :-) (Reason: personal addressbook is not ...
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Upgrade Meizu MX4 ubuntu edition to OTA-10 fails

Yesterday an upgrade to OTA-10 was available on my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition. I downloaded the upgrade, and clicked the "install" button. Confirmed that the device was allowed to restart, and saw the ...
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How to setup OpenVPN provided with OTA10 on Ubuntu Touch?

How to setup VPN on Ubuntu Touch? I have paid account with NordVPN. I have followed their tutorials for setting up in different OS's and assembled from there various setting as per screenshot: It ...
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Ubuntu phone - how to show all albums in 'My music' scope?

The 'My music' scope on my Ubuntu phone only shows 100 albums in album view. Is there a way to increase this? It would be nice to see all albums.
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adb not detecting my device even if USB debugging is enabled and phone is rooted

I have A Gionee M2 device which is rooted and Usb debugging enabled.I have installed adb and fast boot on Ubuntu 13.04 and downloaded the "dualboot.sh" file from: ...
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What directory should Ubuntu touch apps write to

What directory should Ubuntu touch apps write to. Is there a Qt or QML method for getting this directory?
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BQ Aquaris E5 HD - Ubuntu Touch -Double tap wake up

I have been using my BQ Aquaris E5 HD phone now for a few weeks now and I just wanted to know if there was any way to wake the phone up (from stand-by) by a double tap on the screen? Rather than ...
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How to set static IP address for Wi-Fi connection on Ubuntu phone?

We need to set a static IP address (and DNS etc.) to connect to our workplace Wi-Fi, but I couldn't find an option on my bq Aquaris E5 device. How should I do it?
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Ubuntu Touch calendar app: events imported from Google displayed on 2 days

I have installed Ubuntu core app calender on my BQ Aquaris E5 HD. It is working well and I have been able to sync with my google online calendar. However, I have noticed that for next month, it is ...
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Telegram stopped loading on BQ Aquaris E5 HD

I have been using Telegram on my BQ Aquaris E5 HD since I have had it and all has been working OK. After an update I now get notifications that I have a new messages (all OK). However, when I try to ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Installing from the Store with Ubuntu-One-Account

Just installed Ubuntu Touch aka Ubuntu Phone on my old Nexus and I really like the design! Now, I wanted to test installing apps from the Ubuntu Store et voila, it asks me for an Ubuntu-One-Account ...
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Ubuntu touch on Aquaris E5s or E5 4G

I want to buy an Ubuntu phone but I am kind of disappointed for the fact that the Aquaris E4.5 and the E5 HD don't have 4G. Since bq produces two versions of the E5 with 4G, namely the E5s and E5 4G, ...
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A telegram.me link seems not working on BQ Ubuntu phone

I'm not able to add a telegram.me link (already opened on browser). I tap on the proposed link but nothing happen (except a fast browser loading bar appearance that bring me back to the previous ...
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How do I copy images from my phone using terminal and keeping original date?

When I use Nautilus, timestamps change. I want to try with terminal, but I cannot give commands including folder ohto@Ohtonkone:/run/user/1000/gvfs/mtp:host=%5Busb%3A003%2C015%5D/SDM/Camera$ How do ...
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osmscout on BQ Aquaris E4.5

When I downloaded a map (Austria) an error occured and now I have no maps available. I uninstalled the app, but the mistake is still alive. What to do now?
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using a USB phone modem (LG GD 570) in linux with Reliance GSM 3g Data plan in Kolkata, India

I am using a LG GD570 phone as a modem. My USB connection mode is set up as "Data Service". I am in Kolkata and I have purchased a 3g data plan with APN given by smartnet. So, I connect the USB cable ...
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how to spoof MAC address on ubuntu phone (ubuntu touch?)

On ubuntu desktop I use "macchanger". Is there anything similar on ubuntu touch (phone)?
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bq e5 hd ubuntu phone unable to access the store

i'm trying to access the ubuntu store and when i select the app it opens up the ubuntu store page but there is nothing there , the loading bar is moving at the bottom but even after leaving it for 10 ...
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Boot from phone

I need to reinstall ubuntu on my laptop since something has corrupted the os. I don't have another machine to download the fresh os so I'm wondering if i can use my phone. Could i download to the sim ...
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Ubuntu Phone (BQ Aquaris E5 HD) installing terminal error?

So, I got my Ubuntu phone yesterday and I wanted to install the terminal app made by Ubuntu Core App Developers. But when I tap install it downloads then I get a message that says 'An error has ...
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Trouble by switching between Network by my BQ E4.5

My BQ E4.5 is updated to the OTA 9.0. I have one big problem with the network. When i am connected to my WLAN at home everything works fine. But if i go out and the mobile switch to the network from ...
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Can you run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

Is it possible to run android apps on ubuntu phone? Someone suggested that is is a duplicate of "Can I run Android apps on Ubuntu?". I can't judge this, since I don't have enough knowledge here. I ...