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

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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 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 ...
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Are there any applications that manage SMS messaging on ubuntu (15.10) for iPhone?

I have seen a few threads with solutions for Android, and I am hoping there is also a solution for iPhone. I have been unable to find any such application on the web but am hoping someone here knows ...
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Ubuntu phone freeze to screensplash

I use ubuntu phone on a Aquaris E4.5. After the last upgrade of the kernel and a reboot, it freezes on the splash screen: "ubuntu" logo is in the center of the start image with the animation of red or ...
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Install android on ubuntu-touch

this has been asked before but it has never really been answered. So I have a ubuntu phone is it possible to Dualboot from my E5 ubuntu edition with android.
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Upuntu Phone - Crash \ Reboot while call

With latest release 15.04 OTA-9 I recognized crashes while phone call. Can you please fix this? It is very annoying. And if possible, please lock the top-bar while calling to avoid enabling flight ...
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E 4.5 Aquaris Removing persistant scopes/apps

Just learning about the E 4.5 Aquaris and as part of a spring-cleaning exorcism I checked the storage in 'about this phone'. It seems there are a significant number of scopes/apps that reside ...
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Is there a way to install scipy on an ubuntu phone?

Is there a way to install scipy on a meizu mx4 phone? I tried apt-get install python3-scipy > Unable to locate package python3-scipy
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BQ E5 HD Telegram half working

I installed Telegram on my BQ E5 HD. I can start it and connect to my account. But everything I'm trying after that brings a white page with the waiting / loading pic and then nothing more, even 10 ...
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BQ E4.5 no OTA-9 update

So I own an BQ E4.5 Ubuntu Touch edition, so far I have recieved every update right on the day of the release or the next day, since OTA-9 (OTA-9 is scheduled for release on January 20, 2016.) I still ...
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Dual SIM call settings: assign a default SIM to a contact (Ubuntu Touch)

In Settings - Cellular it says under "For outgoing calls, use:" after the options, that "You can change the SIM for individual calls, or for contacts in the address book." Changing for individual ...
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Error when i try to update Ubuntu touch to OTA 9

First of all, sorry for my awful english, (I'm Italian). I have an Acquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and it telled me that device upgrade are ready and I downloaded it and installed. When my phone was ...
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Ubuntu phone podcasts [closed]

Will I be able to receive my favourite podcasts with the aquarius E4.5 Ubuntu edition phone?
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How can I fix the “Cannot find module 'bplist-parser'” error with PhoneGap?

I've installed everything - node.js and then used npm to get PhoneGap. But then I get this error when I start PhoneGap: phonegap module.js:340 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find ...
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Bluetooth unable to reconnect to paired phone (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have an Asus laptop with no built-in Bluetooth, so I bought a Bluetooth dongle which works perfectly: I'm perfectly able to connect to my phone and play music from my phone through my laptop speaker....
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Problem usb detection wvdialconf

I have a problem with usb detection when i use wvdialconf. I use samsung GT-S7262 Error Image
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Is There a “Contacts” App for Complex Contacts?

Is There a "Contacts" App for Complex Contacts for my bq E5 Ubuntu phone? I am having problems with contacts containing often lengthy Notes. One could expect that, as while adding a new contact in ...
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Ubuntu phone / Aquaris E5: no ringtones when receiving calls, no sound when receiving messages; no sound on speakers

Aquaris E5 HD, Ubuntu Edition; Ubuntu 15.04, OTA-8.5 My phone does not ring / play any sound on speakers. No problems to answer calls, when having notice by vibrating / display notification; I have ...
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Where can I buy a ubuntu phone for the US?

According to this article 3 are available in the US. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/09/do-you-plan-to-buy-an-ubuntu-phone However its not clear to me how to get one. What are the carrier options? ...
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Syncing Calendar and Contacts with Ubuntu Phone

one topic that I find is completely neglected on the web is the question of syncing your Ubuntu Phone contacts and calendar with Ubuntu (i.e. Evolution). With a full Ubuntu on the phone I would ...
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Telegram phone number change

The instructions to change a phone number in Telegram messenger are not applicable to the Ubuntu phone. I am not able to change my number in the settings menu. Any ideas of how to change it? Thanks!...
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Ubuntu SDK: Newbie with security policy problem. Policy group 'debug': not for production use

I have just started with Ubuntu SDK. My first small app is a sound recorder. I got the app to work in ^Desktop Mode^. When I switch to ^Ubuntu SDK for arm64 (gcc ubuntu-sdk 15.04-vivid)^ then the ...
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Can't connect to 2g or 3g with my Ubuntu phone (Aquaris E5)

I just bought a Ubuntu phone (Aquaris E5) the only problem is that I can't connect to my 2g or 3g, but the wifi works fine. BTW I live in Sweden so it should be fine and what carrier should I use?
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Ubuntu phone camera app deleted by error

The camera app wasn't working, I deleted by error and now I am not able to reinstall it. Could anyone tell me how to reinstall the camera again? Thank you
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installing andorid apps in BQ Aquaris E5 HD

How to install andoird apps in BQ Aquaris E5 ubuntu mobile. I just bought a mobile and don't know from where to install andorid apps other than ubuntu store. also i don't know from where to install ...
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Ubuntu Phone - Can't Hear and be heard during phone calls

I have Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition with Ubuntu 15.04(r6) atm. Pretty much from the start when I bought this device I had what seemed random bugs where I could not put my phone call on speaker, but ...
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Connecting external screen to BQ aquaris e4.5 ubuntu edition

I want to buy a BQ Aquaris E4.5, but i want to try convergence with this phone. My question is: how can i connect it to a external monitor? Does Miracast, or other wireless display technologies, work ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 Fritzbox WLAN Router not found connection not possible

please allow me to ask the following issue: hardware: BQ Aquaris E4.5 WPA/WPA2 Personal Fritzbox 7490 WPA (CCMP) cell phone doesn't see the router. Connection not possible. Does anybody have a ...
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How to charge my Ubuntu phone's battery off my Ubuntu laptop's battery?

When I plug my BQ Aquaris Ubuntu phone into my laptop running 14.04.3 LTS and shut down the laptop while the phone is charging the phone keeps charging... Once I unplug the phone however, it doesn't ...
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Ubuntu on tablets and mobile phones

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on tablets and mobile phones by yourself? Just as you can with computers ? I'd be interested in having a go because then I could integrate all my stuff. Thanks for ...
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How to prevent the duplication of contacts when syncing between Ubuntu phone and google?

Since a couple of weeks, all my contacts are copied several times in the adress book of my ubuntu phone (BQ Aquaris E5 - ubuntu edition). This happens upon synchronisation with the google list of ...
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Impossible to uninstall certain apps in ubuntu phone? [duplicate]

I recently bought a bq smartphone ubuntu edition, and I was surprised to see so many pre installed apps that I don't want to use. Some of them are apparently easy to remove, by going to the ubuntu ...
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TweakGeek disabled :/mtp UbuntuPhone

TweakGeek works fine, but when i installed TweakGeek, the phone (Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition) will not identified as mtp:/ on the desk. Uninstall TweakGeek solves this problem. What can i do? Thanks. (...
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Is it possible to flash the community tarball to the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition?

Is it possible to flash the community tarball in place of the default BQ custom tarball on the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition? The reason I ask is that I would prefer to have a cleaner, more vanilla ...
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How to speed up ubuntu touch messaging (SMS app) contact identification?

Each time I open closed "messaging app" it opens with names missing, showing only phone numbers instead. It takes at least 10 sec. to replace the phone numbers with names. Is there a way to speed this ...
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How to set default ubuntu touch (phone) calendar time zone?

I'm in UTC+8timezone, which is set in Ubuntu phone settings (Time&Date). When new event is created in "personal"(default) calendar, it jumps back 8 hours! For example event created for 6pm would ...
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Aquaris phone other files using memory

I have a ubuntu (touch) phone Aquaris E5 (OS 15.04 r6) Of the 16gb of memory, 8gb is 'other' files When checking the memory, (system settings, about phone, memory), lots of file types are specified ...
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Ubuntu phone - clock on welcome screen showing wrong time

I have Ubuntu phone Aquaris BQ 4.5 UE (with latest available updates) and I think the phone uses two dfferent times - different times for different applications. 1) UTC (which is not my local time) ...
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Reinstall browser?

Is it possible to reinstall the default browser on ubuntu-touch? Although I did not uninstall the browser, it seems it somehow disappeared. When trying to start the browser, it seems the app will ...
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How can I remove a google calendar from list of calendars on BQ ubuntuphone?

The ubuntu phone is improving at each update. By the way I added different google calendars to the canonical calendar app and now I'm not able to remove them as I experience synchro problems with some ...
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In 15.10 can ofono use notebook with modem as phone?

So I have upgraded to Wily Werewolf (15.10) and I saw there is ofono I know from Ubuntu touch in installation. So I wonder does it mean that running Willy Werewolf on notebook with modem, I can use it ...