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

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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 ...
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How to Send SMS and MMS using Ubuntu API

Is it possible to Send SMS and MMS using Ubuntu API? I've searched in the following documentation, but I cannot find anything about that. https://developer.ubuntu.com/api/apps/qml/sdk-15.04.1/ thx,
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How to perform a Dial Call using Ubuntu API

I'd like to know how to perform a Dial Call using Ubuntu API. I couldn't find anything in the API doc: https://developer.ubuntu.com/api/apps/qml/sdk-15.04.1/ thx,
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BQ Aquaris phone vpn configuration and/or software?

Looking to buy the BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition but before I do so I need to ask a question (I'm not a develloper , I'm new at the game.) I'd like to use a VPN on my phone to chat and phonecall with ...
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What means OTA Update

I already tried to google it, but I found no explanation about this (simple) question: What does OTA mean? I read a Ubuntu insight article, about OTA7, But It does not explain what an OTA-Update is?
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How can I block an incoming phone number on a Ubuntu phone?

I have a Meizu ubuntu phone, and I am getting repeated incoming calls from the same number. I may be being stupid, but I have been unable to find a way of blocking those calls. Is this possible? ...
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Ubuntu Phone problems with text and USB/Bluetooth connection

I have the BQ Aquaris E5 with Ubuntu 15.04 (r5). I want to give Ubuntu OS a 5* rating but I'm a bit annoyed with a few missing features...Have the following been sorted out yet? 1) Group text ...
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Ubuntu installation troubles on Windows Phone

I tried to use this tutorial Whoever read my old question knows my problem. My old question can be found here But, I tried to use that tutorial on the top, and now when I'm connecting my phone I get ...
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Password Manager for Ubuntu Phone

I just bought a Meizu Ubuntu Phone and so far I'm quite happy. To get rid of my Android phone I need a password manager like keepassx. Mkpasswd can create new passwords but I also need to store ...
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Windows Phone problem with Lubuntu

I installed new OS to my computer "Lubuntu" and i needed to transfer some files from my Windows Phone to computer but i can't, when i connect it it shows this error Error intializing camera: -53: ...
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How to resize partitions Ubuntu Touch BQ E5

I tried several ways to install OpenCV but I always ended up with the same problem. When I try to install the dependencies in order to compile OpenCV, the root access get full with the first ...
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Install ubuntu on huawei honor 4x [duplicate]

Can i install ubuntu on my honor 4x if yes then how ?? Please help as i am addicted to ubuntu. I already have ubuntu in my PC and my laptop... I havent tried to do anything like this before
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Getting error when plug-in my Windows Phone and i cannot acces my phone files

i'm new here. I installed Lubuntu to my very old PC and tried to connect my Nokia Lumia 635 (Windows Phone 8.1) but i getting error Error intializing camera: -53: Could not claim the USB device I ...
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I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use?

I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use? Backstory: Followed this tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/image-channels/ ...
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Ubuntu touch: Any ideas on installing BBC media player?

I have the Aquarius E4.5 and can't find a way to get the BBC media player to even download, let alone work. Any one done this?
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How can I use Google Drive on Ubuntu phone

I have the Google Drive app installed on my Ubuntu phone. I also have photos on my phone. How can I load these photos onto Google Drive ?
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Ubuntu Phone lack of cursor for OTG/USB mouse

My Ubuntu phone just arrived today. It is 'Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition'. As any Linux enthusiast would I updated phone to 15.04, installed 'Terminal' and wanted to play about with it. Connected my ...
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Constant Network Error on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone

I am recurrently getting "Network Error" on my BQ Ubuntu Phone. I'm still connected to the wifi according to the indicator, and most of the time it starts working if I refresh the page a few times. ...
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Phone uApp versus Ubuntu Store

I did have buy an Ubuntu Phone. I saw a lot of applications in uApp (https://uappexplorer.com) that I have interest. Terminal for example (https://uappexplorer.com/app/com.ubuntu.terminal). But when I ...
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Websites turn white in Ubuntu phone browser and webapps

I often experience that websites turn completely blank when using the browser or webapps on my Ubuntu phone. Sometimes it helps to restart the app but not always. Does someone know what is causing ...
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Installing Android with LG Skin on Aquaris B5 Ubuntu Edition

I am thinking about getting an Aquaris B5 Ubuntu Edition (despite the fact that I am not too tech savvy). I was wondering, whether it was possible to install the Android LG Skin on my Aquaris, in ...
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“In June USA to find out about new OEM phone with/from UBUNTU”. What happened?

In February OMGUBUNTU reported; Canonical made a statement that the USA would be hearing about a new as yet named OEM with unbuntu installed in June. It is now almost October and not a peep from ...
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Ubuntu phone not recognized by OSX

As stated in the title, my bq Aquaris 4.5 is not recognized by my laptop running Yosemite (OSX 10.10.5). Other laptop running Windows 7 recognizes device and allows browsing of folders. Does anyone ...
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Ubuntu Phone/Touch for Samsung Galaxy S6

Is there a way to install Ubuntu in my Samsung Galaxy S6? I didn't find anything about that and I'm wondering if there's a way or something else.
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Will Ubuntu Touch work on Samsung sgh-i847

I want try to port Ubuntu Touch on sgh i-847. But not sure if it will work. Here is specs of phone: Official Specs
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Can you record calls using Ubuntu Phone?

I consider it a no-brainer that a smartphone should have a call setting along the lines of "automatically record the last N calls" (deleting the N+1 call record in the process). Unfortunately, that's ...
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Ubuntu Phone hangs when receiving a text-message (sms)

Since last week I'm having problems with my phone E4.5. When I receive a text-message , the phone hangs (or crashes, I can't really say). The green led is still blinking but I cannot shut the phone ...
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Ubuntu phone contacts ordered by firstnames only

After syncing with a CardDAV service (by syncevolution), my contact list is ordered by firstnames instead of lastnames what I prefer. While both, the phone's contact app details view and the web-...
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Can't find Thunderbird on BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu phone

Is there any email client available on BQ Auaris E5 Ubuntu phone? I tried to find one using Ubuntu store app but there is none that works using POP3.
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Phone: 15.4 update to Build 107 => no media player

I've got the Meizu MX4 :) and 15.04 OS-Build 107 (armhf 20150908-020305). The media player is no longer available in the Ubuntu Store, before with 15.04 rc3 it worked.... Any ideas why? Thanks
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Ubuntu phone services API documentation

I saw that UbuntuSDK has some pages about QML UbuntuPhone components, however I have no idea where can I find any non QML API for core services like: Sending SMSes Checking if any audio is being ...
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ubuntu-device-flash can't find BQ Aquaris 4.5

I tried to reinstall Ubutnu Touch on my BQ Aquaris 4.5. But the precess got stuck somewhere. So i tried to do it again, but i can't reach the device anymore. If it is in boot mode and i do "ubuntu-...
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Ubuntu phone (bq aquaris) camera stopped working after system update

After the last system update,to 15.04 r25 version, the camera is not working. I only get a black screen when it is turned on.
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Bluetooth adapter connecting and then disconnects the phone

I have a problem with bluetooth adapter (trust) in ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with GNOME because of I am able to connect the phone but after few seconds it disconnect. The adapeter works on lubuntu 15.04 (...
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Ubuntu phone changing SIM configuration BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a problem with my ubuntu phone. The number of the second sim is wrong. I cannot change it. Because of this I cannot connect via mobile data through this sim. As far as I can see someone who ...
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Ubuntu Phone - both SIM cards always active?

I just got my Aquaris E4.5. Is there a way how to switch off just one of the SIM cards? Sometimes I don't want/need one SIM card to be reachable. And I hope to reduce the energy consumption a little ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris E4.5 symlink

I have an Ubuntu Aquaris E4.5 phone and looking for and easy way of transferring multiple photo's from the SD card to my linux PC. I have installed WifiTransfer which uses a file .local/share/...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 won't boot - Screen flashes and phone stops

I've been using this phone for a while now, but suddenly it won't boot anymore. I press the power button and after 3 seconds the screens lights up for a split second and shuts back down. If I keep ...
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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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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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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 week)...