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

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How to use phone like Desktop PC

I want to buy Lenovo P780 and to use it like Desktop PC. The idea is described in www.ubuntu.com But as I see I need to buy the Docking Station for this device. Could anyone knows which exactly ...
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Boot Ubuntu from SD Card (Via cell phone)?

So, I had thought that I had a flash drive kicking around for when I went to do my installation of Linux, but I looked around and couldn't find it - so, I was wondering if it would be possible to boot ...
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Can't Get Android Phone recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.3

Good Evening, thank you in advance for your time and helping me with my question/solution. I recently upgraded from Ububtu 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. When I was using 10.04, I was able to plug in my ...
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Ubuntu Touch Official Hardware? [duplicate]

I really like the look of Ubuntu touch and I want it ASAP, however, I am NOT willing to buy a device simply to port ubuntu touch on it. I don't want to void all warranties and take any risks. ...
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Transfer file from Ubuntu to Nokia Lumia

I just bought a brand new Lumia running Windows Phone 8 but my current computer runs Ubuntu 13.10. I want to transfer some files (music and stuff like that) to my new Lumia. I thought it was as easy ...
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Backup/Export contacts from Ubuntu Touch (official launch r100, Ubuntu 13.10 - armhf (20131017))

I flashed my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch official 13.10 release. I wanted to flash it back to android and test the functionality on some things in android to make sure my phone hardware isn't a problem ...
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Ubuntu Launcher for android devices?

I know that right now, it's only available for the Google Nexus. I was just wondering, will ubuntu become a "home launcher" for android devices sometime in the future? I really like the OS. I have the ...
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Restore problem on ubuntu phone?

i install ubuntu phone on my nexus 4 and before i install i did one backup and after the installation i try to do the restore but the terminal show the next message "Now unlock your device and ...
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Phone that i can put Ubuntu on? [duplicate]

I need a new phone. I'd like to get a phone I can put ubuntu on. What phones can I do that on and still use it as a phone? Tim
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Windows Phone 7 Connectivity to Ubuntu 12.04?

I cannot see the phone when I connect it to my laptop. It will charge just fine, but nothing else. I am trying to update the phone is the first reason I would like for it to be read, and the other, ...
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First Ubuntu Touch devices [duplicate]

As Ubuntu Touch will be shortly release, October 17, I'm aksing what will be the first devices release with it and when? I have to change my phone soon and I absolutely want a phone with Ubuntu. If ...
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Can someone help me get Ubuntu touch on my Huawei Ascend y300?

I have a Huawei Ascend Y300 which is the better big brother to the G300. I would like ubuntu touch installed on it, as it's the only device I have without Ubuntu. It's a popular phone and I'm sure ...
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Is it possible to connect Ubuntu phone to the keyboard?

I wonder to know if there will be an opportunity to connect some keyboards (like for tablets) directly to smartphone or perhaps through the dock-station and use it. Or it even could be ...
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Ubuntu Touch Compatible Devices [duplicate]

I just want know if the Ubuntu Touch rom is compatible with my device : LG E400 (L3) It's not appear on the official list.
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Ubuntu Mobile for new Droid MAXX [duplicate]

Recently my old feature phone broke down so I'm considering getting a new smartphone that supports ubuntu. I've been looking into the new Verizon Droid MAXX (completely different from the RAZR MAXX) ...
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Ubuntu phone on Huawei u9508 [duplicate]

If this list not my device, what should I do? Is it possible to somehow add to this list my phone Huawei u9508. This phone isn't a very poor performance. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices I ...
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Ubuntu phone for Huawei Honor 2 U9508 [duplicate]

I liked ubuntu and I would like to see Ubuntu on my phone(Huawei honor 2 u9508). Is this possible? If so- When this wait?
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Ubuntu for windows phone [duplicate]

Can I somehow install Ubuntu on my Nokia Lumia 800, which is windows phone? I am tired of Windows OS of my Nokia, Ubuntu seems much better to so I was wondering if installation on my device is ...
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Ubuntu for phone [duplicate]

I saw there is fully compatibility when installing ubuntu onto a Nexus phone. I wanted to know if it will work also on a Motorola Razr? Thanks!
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How can I run Ubuntu Desktop on my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

Is there a method to run a fully functional Ubuntu system on the Galaxy Nexus? The two methods I know of are Ubuntu Touch Preview, and Ubuntu on top of Android via VNC, but there are problems with ...
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How to transfer music from Ubuntu computer to Windows phone (Nokia 928)?

Sorry to repeat a question but I tried following the instructions on http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html, and it didn't work. I think I updated the MTPs, but it ...
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Does magic jack work on Ubuntu?

Does magic jack work with Ubuntu? I originally had my magic jack on a computer with windows XP and I decided to switch to Ubuntu but I still want Magic jack.
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Its weird but i think my pc is interfering my phone to connect to the wireless network(both pc and phone using same router)? [duplicate]

Before i installed ubuntu 13.04 there was no problem. Then this thing happend. when my laptop is running and wifi is enabled(ofcourse there is internet access on pc) my android galaxy s2 phone can't ...
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How to export SMS and contacts from cell phone to ubuntu

I am trying to export my text messages and my contacts from a cell phone(an Adroid Samsung Galaxy mini and a Sony Ericsson w810i) to my ubuntu laptop. Firstly I tried using Wammu and I was easily ...
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adb does not show nexus 4 device

I have installed the mtpfs tools for Ubuntu and mounted the nexus 4 successfully. Here the steps I followed: sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs sudo gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules ...
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Rollout plan for ubuntu touch on android devices

Is there a plan in place for the roll-out of ubuntu touch for devices other than the Nexus devices. As of now the entire development is done by volunteers picking up and working on certain devices, so ...
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Clarifying the claim of “full Ubuntu desktop OS” support on the Ubuntu Edge

Can anyone clarify what Canonical means when creating a "full Ubuntu desktop OS" on the proposed Ubuntu edge? My definition of a "full Ubuntu desktop OS" is if a software package can be complied for ...
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Using Ubuntu on Windows Phone 7 [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone has heard of or knows and plans for Ubuntu on Nokia Lumia 610. I am fed up with the current operating system on Nokia Lumia 610 and I want to replace it with Ubuntu, or if ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Fit?

I have a samsung galaxy fit GT-S5670L with Android 2.3.5 and I whant to install ubuntu on it with out modifying the android. It´s that possible ?
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Recording phone calls

Does anyone know how I can record audio from a VOIP phone call? I've tried to do it before, and all I get is my side of the conversation. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, Skype, and Sound Recorder.
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Iocean X7 Ubuntu Touch [duplicate]

I want Buy this phone iocean X7 , specifications includes: cpu: mtk6589 quad core cortex a9 ram: 1gb Do you think I can install ubuntu touch on this device? I don't want know if evreything will ...
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Ubuntu Touch the first phones

I am a web-developer and I'm really love ubuntu. I use it from Ubuntu 8.04 and never get back to MS Products anymore. I like it's design and echosystem. Sometimes it slow or luggy, but all problems I ...
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Alternative to software for Windows phone

i just installed Ubuntu 12.10 LTS on my computer. However I have one problem. I use a Nokia Lumia 610 phone and therefore the OS is Windows Phone. In order to transfer songs, pictures etc. usually ...
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Phone config prob in 13.04!

I've recently installed Ubuntu and it's perfect, but when i connnect my phone via a usb cable to my ubuntu laptop below shown error message pops up. Tell me How can I fix it. At least my folder also ...
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When will Ubuntu Touch be available for Sony Xperia Z? [duplicate]

When will Ubuntu Touch be available for Sony Xperia Z? I really want to use Ubuntu Touch for the Xperia Z.
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Is it possible to use a Symbian based Nokia phone as a webcam via USB?

I have a Nokia E6 with Symbian Belle and a PC running Ubuntu 12.04. Is it possible to use a Symbian based Nokia phone as a webcam via USB?
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Ubuntu for phones - N9 [duplicate]

As everybody know, few months ago, ubuntu for phones was released. There was a lot of questions about porting to N9 because N9-s swipe is inspired the OS. I am just want to ask that there is no ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S Wifi 4.2 tablet

Can I install Ubuntu touch on Galaxy S wifi 4.2 tablet? Do I have to root it before? Anyone have tried?
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Does Ubuntu phone OS preview have email (Exchange and other) support?

I would like to know whether email (Exchange and other third party) feature is working in the current release, or one coming at this months end.
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Will I get desktop Ubuntu after connecting Samsung Galaxy Nexus to TV via HDMI?

I have a Galaxy Nexus phone, I´d like to know, if I get a full desktop Ubuntu after I connect it with a TV via HDMI. I can´t find the answer. If it´s true, there´s no need for me to have a laptop :-) ...
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How do I run the Ubuntu Phone Nexus7 image in a VM?

Do I need to go through the device imaging steps with an ADT VM, a specific qemu configuration, something else, not possible? How do I run the Ubuntu Phone Nexus7 image in a VM? Any of the above ...
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Mount a Win8 Phone as Share on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount a Nokia 620 phone running Win8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 box. I can see the device using lsusb, but from what I can see it's not listed under sudo blkid. I'm trying to follow the ...
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Is “Ubuntu for Phones” as powerful as Ubuntu for PC's? [closed]

I recently got a quad-core smartphone, and I am wanting to squeeze out every bit of performance and productivity out of it. I have been looking around and can't seem to find a straight answer on some ...
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Ubuntu Phone App Development Clarification

I attempting to follow the Ubuntu Phone App development tutorial to make a Currency Converter, and I am simply unable to complete the tutorial. I have installed all of the latest QT/Phone related ...
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How do I flash dailies without data loss?

Is there a way to get the daily upgrades withou losing personal data i.e. my contacts and photos each times? Fyi I am doing it like this: phablet-flash -l
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Ubuntu phone android tv tablet?

I am a bit confused (about Ubuntu touch/phone/android/tv/tablet). Is the Ubuntu OS for phone the same as Ubuntu for Android If I have a phone with Ubuntu (touch) on it, how do I use it to connect it ...
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Is ubuntu phone for android devices only? [duplicate]

I have a palm pixi plus and I would be delighted to install ubuntu phone software on my phone. palm pixi plus phone specifications: 600mz processor 256mb ram 8gb storage space
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Can i install the ubuntu phone os in oracle virtualbox [duplicate]

I love the idea of the new Ubuntu Phone OS and was wanting to try it out. Unfortunately, I don't have any extra Galaxy or Nexus sitting around my house. So, I was wondering if I could install the ...
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Using the home landline throught Ubuntu - is it possible? [duplicate]

Say I have a usb fax modem on my laptop..and I connect it to my home telephone landline, is there an option to receive and send calls through Ubuntu, using said line?
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Will “legacy” Linux/X11 apps run on Ubuntu Touch?

I've been doing a little testing of the Ubuntu Touch preview on my Nexus 10 tablet. It's very pretty, but I'm curious what support is planned for "legacy" Linux/X11 apps that aren't based on Qt/QML? ...