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

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How can I lock my Ubuntu phone using the terminal?

I have the terminal installed on my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu phone, is there a command I can use to lock the phone from the terminal? By "lock" I mean the same thing that the lock button on top of the phone ...
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Ubuntu on Sony Xperia SP

Is there a build of Ubuntu Phone OS available for Sony Xperia SP? I would like to try out Ubuntu phone and won't invest time on building/testing an image or money in a device with Ubuntu already ...
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Ubuntu smart phones

Is it possible to install Ubuntu programs like different desktops environments on Ubuntu Touch compatible phones? I would like to install an Integrated Development Environment with a GNU compiler on ...
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Ubuntu Touch image not found for Bq 4.5 Aquaris

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on an Bq 4.5 Aquaris. I keep getting the following error: $ ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en --bootstrap --recovery-image ...
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how can i use my laptop as a mobile phone by a usb-modem?

I want to use my Laptop as a mobile phone. I connected the oparator by a usb-modem. If anyone know that how to use the Laptop as a phone then please answer me.
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Ubuntu Phone - How can I program app running, when device screen is turned off?

How can I program my mobile application to be still running in the background, after the user turned off the screen? I'm developing the application in QML.
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Does Ubuntu for Phones nativly support SIP

I've just received my brand new Ubuntu phone from Meizu. Does anyone know if the phone supports SIP nativly, for caller and text app?
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Ubuntu for android phone [duplicate]

I am presently Ubuntu pc user and i like the ui and functions very well, is there any method I can insatll ubuntu for my android asus zenfone. I would like to remove my android with the Ubuntu.
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Cant login to ubuntu one with ubuntu phone

Hello I just wanted to install some upgrades and a new app on my ubuntu phone (AQUARIS E4.5), but the installation of the upgrades didnt start and when i wanted to install the app, it said, there was ...
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Tranfer files from Ubuntu phone to Mac OS

I connected my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition to my MacBook Pro running OS X via USB cable. My Mac does not see the Ubuntu phone as an external drive. How can I transfer files between the 2?
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sim card issue for aquaris e4.5

I am having difficulty with my ubuntu phone. Normally it is awesome and this is the first problem I have encountered..It is saying that there is no sim card inserted and will not allow me to send ...
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How do I install Sirius assistant on the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone?

I have been scouring the web for clear instructions and the more I look, the less trustworthy the sources become. Has anyone managed to get Sirius installed in a simple fashion? My device is the ...
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Update Ubuntu Touch without using image streams (i.e. how to update without removing programs installed with apt-get)?

Is there a way to get the latest updates of Ubuntu Touch features without replacing the entire root directory with a new OTA image? I had some applications installed via terminal using apt-get, as ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5 battery sometimes runs down quickly when not in use?

Checking the battery use for the Ubuntu phone Aquaris4.5 it shows an almost flat line when not used (wifi enabled, otherwise all the battery saving settings used) Occasionally (3times in the last ...
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Ubuntu touch: who decides to upgrade? And when?

There are several possibilities to use "Ubuntu touch" like "the official phones" or to install an image yourself, eg. on the Nexus 4. Who decides to update the OS? When I check for updates it ...
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I managed to get stuck with my Nexus 4 Ubuntu Phone, I can't reflash it back to the original ubuntu phone image?

I'm researching development on this phone and downloaded a number of packages using apt-get. It ran out of space and stopped. I can't do an apt-get purge because there is no space left ... I tried ...
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Annoying junk apps in Ubuntu phone app store

Are there any plans to remove these annoying junk apps from the Ubuntu phone app store ? There are several apps, that definitely makes no sense to me. The seems to exists for test purposes only.
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How to compile C/C++ applications for the Ubuntu BQ E4.5?

I run on my BQ E4.5 below the HOME of phablet in a jail a Linux based on vivid for ARMHF which is build as: $ mkdir myRoot $ cd myRoot $ sudo tar xzf ../vivid-preinstalled-touch-armhf.tar.gz $ sudo ...
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ubuntu touch does not seem to download updates on BQ Aquarius

I have a bq Aquaris e5 and I seem to have a problem downloading updates for applications and maybe the operating system itself. I can go to the updates page in the settings and see a load of updates ...
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Can't lunch my ubuntu touch application into my Aquaris e4.5

I have created a simple application on Ubuntu touch that read barcode. It's work very well on desktop but imposible to lunch it into my Aquaris E4.5 there is my console ouput : Warning: ...
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How can I transfer photos from a Galaxy S4 to Ubuntu 14.04?

How do I hardwire transfer photos from my Galaxy S4 to my computer that uses Ubuntu 14.04?
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How to install Ubuntu on HTC Hero or HTC Desire X [duplicate]

is it possible to install Ubuntu on HTC Hero (in Germany it's called "T-Mobile G2") or HTC Desire X? best regards Schlussbilanz
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phone not recognized in ubuntu 12.04

Samsung GT-E1200i not recognized in Ubuntu 12.o4 using usb cable and I can find the drivers any where how can I get drivers
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Enable GPS on BQ Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition without accepting the Nokia HERE terms and conditions

I have a BQ Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition and want to use GPS location. On first boot I decided not to accept the Nokia HERE terms and conditions, now GPS locations doesn't work. Does anybody know how ...
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Installing apps trough apt-get on ubuntu phone (MX4)

When trying to install packages such as python it seems as though they are saved in the root partition which is only 2 GB in size. After installing a few packages this leads to error messages like ...
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How to maintain Telegram to stay logged in permanently Ubuntu Touch phone?

How do make Telegram app not to log out after few hours? I have tried: re-install of app (wiping local & cached folders) factory reset phone (wiping all data) deleting history of Telegram ...
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g++ and vim on Ubuntu phone

Can i install g++ and vim on my ubuntu phone? I have tried running sudo apt-get install vim g++ from the terminal app, but neither were in the repositories.
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Develop on Ubuntu Phone

Is it possible, and if so, how can I develop/run qml-apps using only my Ubuntu phone? As example I refer to the Terminal-IDE apps on android... I have tried the Terrarium app but that's only to ...
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Does WebRTC work on Ubuntu Phones?

Does WebRTC work on Ubuntu Phones? If not are there any informations when it is expected to work?
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Mounting Windows 8 phone to transfer music

I am trying to mount my Lumia 635 so that I can use Rhythmbox (or any other app) to transfer music. My problem is the windows phone looks like it is recognized as a camera only. So instead of having a ...
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Update BQ E5 via apt-get

I've got an BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition phone. Does updating and upgrading the phone via apt-get cover all the updates that Ubuntu provides via user-interface (as I know they do ...
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eCompass of BQ Aquaris e5

The specification of BQ E5 Ubuntu edition says there would be an eCompass. See Section Sensors on the following page: http://www.bq.com/gb/aquaris-e5-ubuntu-edition The compass does not work with ...
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USB tethering question

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu tomorrow but my PC doesn't use an ethernet cable because I haven't had a hole drilled in my wall and etc, and I'm using either my phone (Samsung Galaxy Trend ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition: Downgrade to Android

Is it possible to install Android on the BQ E4.5 UE and reinstall Ubuntu Touch later when some important apps are available? How to do that?
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How to prevent Samsung Android Phone notification when Charging?

I get the notification now every 2 and second although I press Eject or Cancel by "X". I just want to charge the phone. How can you prevent the notification that the device has been connected to the ...
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Cannot upload photos from mobile with bluetooth in 15.04

I can download photos with bluetooth from my Ubuntu 15.04 computer to my Nokia 302 mobile phone. But I cannot upload photos from this same mobile to this same computer with bluetooth. Neither I ...
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Days ahead setting in upcoming events & agenda calendar in ubuntu touch (phone)

I would like to know how to change view setting on how many days ahead are displayed in Upcoming events scope (currently limited to two days from now) and/or view setting on how many days ahead are ...
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Ubuntu on BQ aquaris. Features

I am thinking about buying the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. I've been making some research on the Internet about the phone and I am worried about the software support Ubuntu for phones currently has. ...
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Ubuntu touch – /etc/fstab resets after every restart

I have just received the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and have already started hacking it. Managed to use davfs2 to mount remote drives ok, but anything I add to /etc/fstab is automatically removed every ...
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Ubuntu phone terminal port forwarding

When forwarding is enabled to a specific server the process gets stopped? And why is telnet client not available? Can it be installed? Why isn't it possible to use scp? Files do not get copied onto ...
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Ubuntu phone Meizu MX4 scope Nearby not working?

With location enabled (location detection and GPS) and "Enable location data" in nearby scope it still doesn't come near a correct location. Google maps is also not able to determine the position. Is ...
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ubuntu touch for YU Yureka [duplicate]

Can anyone port ubuntu touch for YU Yureka? i would love to use ubuntu in my phone yureka as there is no ubuntu pre-installed phone in India. Official support to yu yureka would be great,like that of ...
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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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(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 ...