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

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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Where are SMS and MMS stored?

I have BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone and I'm not able to get MMS. If someone sends me a MMS, I just get empty message with no sender or anything. I can see those messages in message-app but ...
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How to see what is new when I get a ubuntu touch update?

I'm working with my Ubuntu Touch BQ Aquaris phone for a month now but I can't seem to find out what the new features are when I get an update. For instance, today I got an update to 14.10 (R21). Where ...
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Notification Music on buntu phone

I have an Ubuntu phone, which i set some mp3 files as ringtones for calls and messages. The ringtne that is set for the messages plays the whole way through even though you have read the message, ...
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Download of Ubuntu Podcast with Ubuntu Phone fails

I want to download Ubuntu Podcast files (ogg versions) from http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/ using my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. But after pressing "Download" on the www page, all I get is an error ...
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Ubuntu HTML5 app swipe bottom edge

I'm trying to build a HTML5 app for Ubuntu, which should be compatible both for desktop and mobile devices. After reading the docs, it is recommended to use the various swipe movements to reveal ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 sound not working in web applications and mediaplayer

I've recently purchased the BQ Aquaris E4.5 with Ubuntu touch and I'am quite satisfied for this first release. However I encountered some issues concerning the sound on the device. When I go to sound ...
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BQ Unbuntu phone - sd-card

I want to set saving the media from the camera on the sd-card. If I go to the camera and swipe to the options there is no "SD-Icon". It is an 8G-SD-Card and shows up at external drives, but there are ...
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Accessing network drive (NAS) on my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5

I would like to acces my network drive (NAS) which is shared over my home LAN in my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5. When opening the File Manager on the phone and sliding the Places panel, I only have ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate ...
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Stop blue LED flashing on BQ Ubuntu phone

I have bluetooth turned off on my BQ 4.5 Ubuntu phone and the blue LED does not flash while using the phone, but when the phone goes into standby mode a blue LED keeps flashing below the top front ...
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Ubuntu Phone updates are stuck at “0 byte”

Since two days my phone doesn’t download app updates, it’s stuck at "0 bytes": I'm at a loss because it doesn’t use apt and I don’t know how to troubleshoot this.
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Dvorak on Ubuntu Phone

Simple enough, and one of the only reasons I'm not switching entirely: How can I get the Dvorak layout on my Ubuntu phone, just freshly installed on the devel channel? Thank you :)
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Can I install Ubuntu phone os onto an sd card to use on android device (bootable)?

I was wondering: can I install Ubuntu phone os onto a bootable sd card? Because I don't want to do a permanent install, just a test install. What files do I download from here: ...
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Can I install Chrome on my Ubuntu Phone

I tried installing chrome as per instructions at http://www.howtogeek.com/203768/beginner-how-to-install-google-chrome-in-ubuntu-14.04/ using my phone's terminal. Although it seems that it has ...
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Ubuntu Phone (Aquaris 4.5) How to connect to a wifi network wich requires an account?

So I tried to login to the WiFi network at my University, which requires an account and password, but I never came that far. Whenever I select one of the networks (there are 2 usable networks) it ...
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How to unistall cinco dias from ubuntu phone

How can I uninstall cinco dias app? Is this possible? Theres a couple of others I'd like to remove too but can't find those in the store searching via the name to uninstall.
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition - microSD not recognised fully by the phone

I still see that the phone has 3.8GB storage free instead of (3.8GB + microSD). In External Drives I only see a circle going round and round and round. I believe that the microSD mulfunctions. Any ...
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How to get rights for audio files on ubuntu phone?

I am trying to copy audio files from Aquaris Ubuntu phone to my PC (Ubuntu 14.04), but it says I do not have the rights to do so. Other files like photos and films are no problem, only the music ...
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New ringtones for Ubuntu Phone

I would like to copy a new ringtone to my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu Edition. How can I copy ringtones from /home/phablet/Downloads to usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/ringtones/
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Bluetooth access on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone opens strange folder

When connecting to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone by Bluetooth I see the following: (see below picture) It would appear that there may be a configuration issue with my phone - perhaps? Any ...
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How do I tell whether Ubuntu phone is using 2G or 3G?

I have a bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. There's a signal indicator in the top bar, but I can't see any indication whether it's got a GSM/EDGE/3G signal. How do I find this out?
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Documents on MicroSD

Is there a way to view documents which are stored on my MicroSD in Document Viewer (Ubuntu Core App Developers)? In File Manager I've to enter the password before I could see the files. Creating ...
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Ubuntu SDK fails to SSH to BQ Ubuntu Phone

I'm using the Ubuntu SDK/QT Creator and trying to deploy an HTML5 application to my Ubuntu Phone. QT Creator can see the device correctly and I can SSH into the phone manually from the command line. ...
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How to install a language pack in Ubuntu Phone Aquaris BQ 4.5

I have bought a new Ubuntu phone, and I want to install language-pack-br. On the nexus it was: sudo apt-get install language-pack-br How can I do it on my new device (Ubuntu Phone Aquaris BQ ...
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How to get SSH access to the Ubuntu Touch OS on the BQ Aquaris mobile (Ubuntu Phone)?

I just got the phone and it's up and running. Unfortunately I was not able to figure out how to get access to the phone using ssh. How do I do that?
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How to rate apps in ubuntu (phone) store?

Where one can rate apps in Ubuntu phone App store. Example: I go to "Ubuntu Store" search for Calculator and select "Ubuntu Calculator App reboot". I install the app, and I would like to contribute ...
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media-scanner-service consumes 100% CPU on Bq Aquarius

I have have something like 10 Gigs of music on my SD card and media-scanner-service takes 50%-100% of CPU constantly. Rebooting or waiting doesn't help. I think it shouldn't take several days to scan ...
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bq Aquaris E4.5 cannot handle Mobile Data with Dual SIMs when one is Roaming and Roaming Data switched off [closed]

Basically the title describes it all OS Ubuntu 14.10 (r20) Mobile Data works when only using the local SIM I have one local SIM and one from another country I would have expected Mobile Data to work ...
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How to change weather location on ubuntu phone

I got this Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition. I'm not yet used to this, but I have to say this is not bad. But I have a problem. I don't know how to change my location on the today scope. The weather ...
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Is it possible to download things to the Aquarius E4.5?

The new ubuntu phone is amazing just missing apps like snapchat, whatsapp, kindle... So is there anyway to download these apps and/ or iTunes or Google play store to the BQ Aquarius E4.5?
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Trying to unlock the Aquarius E4.5 and the background flashes for a second then turns black it's not functional. Help?

When pressing the unlock button on my Ubuntu aquarius E4.5 the background flashes on and off. I can't use it, I know it's on but it isn't functioning... Any advice? Help please. I have tryied ...
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris E4.5 USB Problem

I do not appear to have any USB Functionality on my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu Edition Phone. Plugged into Dell running Ubuntu 12.04 and neither the phone nor the Laptop see each other. USB power okay and ...
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Ubuntu bq Aquaris 3g always showing roaming is on

I have a bq aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. If I connect to the 2g service, all is well. I can speak on the phone, use my mobile internet connection, no problem. If instead I try to use the 2g/3g ...
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ubuntu phone youtube playback with no picture on phone network but fine on wifi

So I have a Ubuntu phone and I've noticed something weird with youtube and wanted to ask if anyone else had experienced the same issue before I raise a bug. When I'm on wifi everything is fine I go ...
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Ubuntu Phone network selection

hope everyone is well. I recently bought the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu phone recently, only had it 2 days and so far so good, well until now.... In the past all my phones you had the option to have ...
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BQ Ubuntu Phone no sound when playing media in apps or via web apps

I have an annoying issue with the BQ phone at present in that whatever media I play either via you-tube, Music app etc I get no sound either through the speaker or via headphones. ...
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BQ E4.5 adb fails

With an Ubuntu phone BQ E4.5, I have enabled the Developer mode and connected through USB. when I issue: adb devices it returns nothing and adb shell returns "error: device not found" Whether I ...
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I cannot upload multiple photos on facebook via my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu mobile phone

I took some pictures and try to make a multiple upload on facebook via mobile. This is something I've been doing for quite some time with my Samsung Galxy S4 and S5 Android phones. Unfortunately, the ...
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Car hands free not connecting with Ubuntu Phone bluetooth

I have just received my Ubuntu phone and I'm a little disappointed to see that it is not being recognised my the car's hands free system (Mazda3 2014 model). I never had any issues connecting my ...
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Ubuntu phone, how to get an underscore on keyboard

I cannot get the Ubuntu Phone on-screen keyboard to produce an underscore character. Long-pressing - gives me an m-dash and a dot, but no underscore. Is underscore hidden on some other key?
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BQ Ubuntu Phone - How do I set media to save on a Micro SD storage card?

I have fitted a 32GB micro SD card into my new BQ Ubuntu phone. The OS recognizes the SD card. But I can't see where I can specify for the phone to save media to the storage card instead of the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Bq Ubuntu Edition smartphone (SOLVED)

When I connect my BQ Ubuntu via USB to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 nothing happens but I checked it with a Windows Xp computer and it runs ok. Please some help! *Ubuntu just released an update and now it ...
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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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File transfer from and to BQ Ubuntu phone [SOLVED]

My ubuntu (14.04 LTS) laptop does not automatically pick up my BQ ubuntu phone when connecting with a USB cable. Is it possible to transfer files between laptop and phone by cable and how is it done? ...
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Ubuntu Touch (of Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition) freezes when booting up

After I fully charged and rebooted my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, it freezed instantly. I am not able to complete any touch gesture. pic: http://imgur.com/UuXxhOq When I try to boot 'recovery' ...
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Ubuntu Phone carrier disappeared

I had my Ubuntu Phone configured with a carrier and working. After enabling / then disabling flight mode, the network never returned on my device. Seems to be related to this defect: ...
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Which application to use ubuntu exactly like a phone with a physical SIM card?

I searched, and found many, many applications ... of the type that I am not looking for: skype, ekiga, etc. On my Android I can make phone calls using a normal SIM card, a pure phone SIM-card. It is ...
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Ubuntu phone office abilities

what options are there to edit and view MS-Office documents (Excel, "doc", "Ppt") at Ubuntu phone? There's really no information on the topic in reviews.
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What are limitations of ubuntu phone comparing to ubuntu desktop? [closed]

All the reviews for ubuntu phone seems to be targeted for phone users (how is the touch, gestures, scopes, etc). I am however, interested to know about this new OS as an ubuntu users. I was wondering ...