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

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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 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

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

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 [duplicate]

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 ...
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Can I run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

When I use the new Ubuntu phone, I hear that I wont be able to use apps for Android. Is there an easy way to modify the operating system to support the Android java style applications on Ubuntu Phone? ...
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Is it possible to take raw-images with Ubuntu phone?

Is it possible to take raw-images with Ubuntu phone (BQ-model or other upcoming smartphones)?
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Ubuntu phone availability [duplicate]

Does anyone have a detailed plan that shows the current availability of Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris to European countries?
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Is the ubuntu OS the same version across Phones, Tablets, and PCs?

As I am sure most everyone on here is aware. Windows 10 will be the same OS no matter what device it is running on(PC,Tablet,Phone). I was curious, looked around couldn't find it, so thought I'd drop ...
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Ubuntu phone: No hashtag on phone app keyboard?

I have not managed to find the hashtag on the phone app keyboard. I am running the latest stable release of the Ubuntu phone on mako/Nexus 4. The hastag is often required as an "end of field" ...
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When will the Ubuntu phones be available in India? [duplicate]

When will the Ubuntu phones be available in India?
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Ubuntu Phone image for aquaris e4.5 phone [duplicate]

I Aufenthalts ordered the E4.5, Thinking it would be the Ubuntu edition,which was not the case. It came with kitkat installed. My question is: is there a way to install ubuntu touch on this phone? ...
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will i be able to do internet filtering (dansguardian) on ubuntu phone

once i had an android smartphone. i got rid of it because it had full internet access all the time, and there was no way to get rid of this. the apps that tried to do this were easily circumvented ...
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softphone parameters for Asterisk connection

Two computers on the network, tleilax and doge. The tleilax box is a server running Asterisk for VoIP. The doge box is running Ubuntu 14.10. In order to connect to Asterisk, I must have certain ...
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How can I acces to my Windows Phone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and I was wondering if there is an application or something like that to access to my Windows Phone storage. It runs Windows Phone 8.1.
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris E4.5 still need Android OS?

I would like to have a phone that does not use Android at all. But i got suspicious when i saw in the BQ shop that appears a note saying that runs on Android. ...
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In which languages is translated Ubuntu Touch?

Tomorrow is starting the sale of bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition with Ubuntu Touch inside. I consider to buy it, but first I want to ask. In which languages is Ubuntu Phone localized? Is it localized ...
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Ubuntu phone release in India [duplicate]

I'm a devoted Ubuntu user and I haven't bought a smartphone yet. Its merely because I dont like either of Android or Microsoft OS on phones. I'm waiting for the launch of Ubuntu-powered phones & ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see my Kyocera E3100 cell phone

When I used Crunchbang and I plugged my cell phone in, a Kyocera E3100, my file manager opened and it opened the volume "NO LABEL". I was then able to open the file "campics" and transfer my photos to ...
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How can I install Ubuntu to my Myaudio force3+? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu-touch to my Myaudio force3+. Is that possible? If yes, what's the procedures?
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Stable Ubuntu build for Sony Ericssion NEO-V MT11i

I am new to Ubuntu world. But very much interested to have Ubuntu on my Sony Ericssion NEO-V MT11i-Haida. Can some one please guide me. As of now, it's on CM11. Step by step would be great, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...
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Sync or import .ics calendar to Ubuntu Phone?

On Ubuntu Phone, I have the "Calendar" app from "Ubuntu Core App Developers". How can I sync an .ics calendar between Thunderbird/Lightning and the app, "Calendar"? How can I import an .ics calendar ...
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Documentation / guides for offline ubuntu phone scopes

I've been working on an Ubuntu phone scope that is NOT connecting to the internet, it is retrieving local results. I am having difficulty, which is mostly due to not having a guide for how to write a ...
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Is the Ubuntu Edge phone going to come out in the United States? [closed]

Is the Ubuntu Edge phone going to come out in the United States? If so, when ?