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How does Ubuntu Touch work when “docked” with keyboard/mouse/monitor?

Is Ubuntu Touch for phones and tablets meant to be "dockable" with an external keyboard/mouse/monitor? If so, how will the touch gestures for navigation be handled when using a mouse or trackpad? Will ...
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How do I personalize Ubuntu Touch?

I installed Ubuntu Touch today on my Nexus 7 (grouper nakasi) and I appear to be logged in as somebody else - a developer perhaps. I have their Facebook notifications, music they like, people they ...
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How do I upgrade Android on my phone with Ubuntu?

I have a Galaxy Europa running Android v2.2. I want to upgrade it to Gingerbread v2.3. In Windows I would use Samsung Kies for this task. How do I do it in Ubuntu?
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Phone usb driver?

LG has no support for a linux driver at this time for my phone. Nor will they because its an older phone. Ubuntu doesn't recognize my phone it just charges it. I tried using bitpim to access my ...
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Telepathy on the Phone [closed]

I was wondering if the Ubuntu phone comes with a telepathy stack like the desktop. As far as I know "Ubuntu Online Accounts" is based on code from Maemo? So any chances we get a messenger as good as ...
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Screen dependent image resolution

I'm currently reading some articles about QML, QtQuick and the soon coming Ubuntu SDK and I'm wondering if there are any mechanism that allow a device resolution dependent selection of image ...
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Ubuntu for Phones - Downloadable ROM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? Will Ubuntu release the OS to download? I have the Galaxy Nexus. I read on different pages that Ubuntu will not be ...
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Connect to Android phone to send and receive sms

As said in the title, is there a solution for this? Before my actual Android phone, I had a Nokia and for it there were some applications in the repo for this aim (series60-remote, xgnokii, wammu). ...
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android phone/tablet connects to ubuntu through wireless router WITHOUT ethernet connection

Forget the description beneath. Let me ask it in an other way. I have a ubuntu pc, a wireless router and an android tablet IN THE JUNGLE. No internet what so ever, just a wireless signal from my ...
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Will it be possible to run android apps on ubuntu phone?

I know that the basic question of running android apps on ubuntu has already been answered, but mostly for ubuntu desktop. What I was wondering is, if there will be a way to download and run android ...
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Is there a target package list for Ubuntu phone?

I know it's not released yet. I know it's subject to change. The question is, if I'm trying to make one of the first 100 apps for Ubuntu phone that aren't horrible, what libraries can I expect to ...
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Will Ubuntu Phone OS run Ubuntu Applications?

Now that the Ubuntu Phone OS is coming soon, I'm just wondering if it will be able to run Ubuntu Applications like LibreOffice or something else that is not exactly made for the phone but is made for ...
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What GSM middleware will “Ubuntu for phones” use?

There are bunch of existing free software solutions for handling GSM modem in phone solutions, for instance Qtopia (maintained now by community as QtMoko), freesmartphone.org and oFono. I couldn't ...
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Will there be a way to install “Ubuntu for phones” on Apple mobile devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? Is there any plans to make Ubuntu Phone OS run on jailbroken iPads, iPhones, and iPods? I know someone managed to get ...
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How do I install Ubuntu for Phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? I know they just announced it, but I'm wondering if there's any way to peak at the upcoming goodies right now. 13.04 ...
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Can't send file to smartphone via bluetooth in Lubuntu?

I'm a new Lubuntu user (never used any Linux OS before). File Manager --> Preferences --> Bluetooth Manager I can't seem to send a file to my smartphone. I click the bluetooth icon on the task bar, ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu )

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? ...
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Ubuntu Doesn't Recognize My Samsung SCH-R580 Phone in USB

I plug my Samsung SCH-R580 cellphone with a micro sd card into my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop computer and the computer doesn't even know that it's connected. The phone says "Connected to PC" but not the PC. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - How to get sip phone Twinkle latest version working using deb or already existing package from any repository?

In Fedora, ArchLinux Twinkle works without any problem just using there default package installer. But since in Ubuntu 12.10 there is not anymore this package available using apt-get install twinkle ...
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Is an Ubuntu Phone OS being developed or are plans limited to Ubuntu For Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? Things is getting a bit confusing. There are posts on blogs and websites about an Ubuntu Phone OS, which is a phone ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't detect my phone

I have Sony Experia Arc. It worked fine on windows 7 but now, since I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 My p.c. doesn't detect my phone.
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Can I install ubuntu mobile on my cellphone acer E101? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? Hi I would like to know if there is a version of ubuntu mobile so that I can remove windows mobile 6.5 and install ...
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With opensync removed in 12.10, how to sync my Nokia E51's contacts?

I know that Ubuntu (and Debian, for that matter) stuggles with the opensync synchronisation framework for quite some time. Finally, for quantal (12.10), they decided to remove opensync altogether. ...
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sending sms using empathy

I've got gnome-phone-manager installed on ubuntu 12.04, and noticed it adds an SMS account type to Empathy. The only setting required to set up is 'bdaddr' which I think is a blue tooth address. i ...
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Ubuntu on Android for Samsung Galaxy note 2?

This question is lengthy, I have to warn you. I'm generally a mac user. My setup currently consists of using mac osx and vmware (windows 7) to run one program that isn't compatible with osx or ...
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Can you run Ubuntu on a TracFone LG800?

Hey I was just wondering, can I could run Ubuntu from a TracFone LG 800? It is an Android phone, so I wanted to know before I buy it.
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Pantech Link II, Ubuntu and Virtual XP

Okay this is my problem. I have a Pantech Link II, dmesg states: [ 896.072037] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ 896.258562] cdc_acm 2-3:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device [ ...
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Wammu - USB Device Name?

I'm trying to get to my phone's filesystem through USB in Wammu, but I'm stuck in the configuration wizard when it asks for a USB device name. After about an hour of Internet searching, here are the ...
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Calling Center Software

I am looking for an app that can do the following in a PC: Receive telephone calls and via the computer, tell the caller some information. Optionally have a "For X service, dial 1... For Y service, ...
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Can I use my phone as a Live-USB and for tethering at the same time?

I understand that you can have an Ubuntu live cd/usb. I am able to use this Ubuntu live cd/usb, connect my phone to the same computer via usb, switch on wireless + tethering and I end up with a ...
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Lost phone : is Ubuntu One login linked to SIM card?

I recently lost my phone and I'm now trying to reset all logins I could have configured before a mess starts. Some of them are protected since the login is linked to the SIM card (for instance google) ...
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Can't connect to Samsung GT-B2710 via usb

When I connect my phone with memory card in it with usb cable to my ubuntu notebook DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.NotFound: The given volume was not found error message is shown and ...
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Share internet to windows phone 7.5 through wifi

I have a windows 7.5 phone with which I would like to share internet with through wifi. The problem is that windows phone does not support adhoc connections and hence I cannot simply share internet ...
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Application to connect phone to PC and call other phones

Here is my dilemma. I will be building a local website that one of the things it will do is connect to a cellphone on the PC is run on and send a message to a client. The website part is not really ...
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how to establish a phone call remotely via ubuntu?

I'd like to be able to establish a phone call in this procedure , tunnel my voice from PC called a to PC called b b had modem with phone line connected so how to establish phone call remotely ? ...
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How can I backup a phone running Windows Phone 7?

Really the important bit is how can I backup the contacts. Everything else can be transferred to a SD card. Background: A friend get a present last Christmas, a Nokia Lumia 900, a phone running ...
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I'm looking for a skype phone that works with ubuntu 11.10 any suggestions?

Just looking for something basic on which I can receive and make calls as if it were a normal house phone. My international calls are killing me on my mobile.
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How to update Windows Phone from Ubuntu?

I don't have an access to Windows PC and I don't know how to update the OS of my phone. In Windows OS I can use RUU software which does the job quite nicely, but I can't find any alternatives for ...
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How to make phone calls from one PC to another

I have 2 Ubuntu PCs (Not in the same physical place) and I want to call from my PC to the other. What apps does Ubuntu have for making phone calls from PC-to-PC. UPDATED - Forgot to mention that it ...
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How do I interface my Samsung Rugby II phone with Ubuntu?

I have a Samsung Rugby II phone, which I charge by plugging into the USB port. It has pictures and video on it, which I'd like to get out through the USB port, but nothing pops up in Ubuntu when I ...
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Is it possible to accept wired phone call (RJ11)?

I have a Toshiba laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 installed, all works fine. If I connect a wired phone (RJ11) into the RJ11 slot in my laptop and someone calls that phone, is it possible to accept a phone ...
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Automated Call Distributor

I am trying to help push linux into a small business. Proving to my boss that Ubuntu is fully capable the only thing that I am missing is an ACD phone system. Wine is particularly difficult to work ...
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Can not access files in any folder on Samsung Galaxy SII

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy SII with USB cable my DCIM folder looks empty although I can see my files on phone. Do you have any idea what would be the problem? On computer: On phone:
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How can I extract content from a Nokia E5-00?

I have been trying to find software to extract data from a Nokia E5-00. Everything Nokia-related that I've found seems to be a bit old (my model is not supported). What software can I use to extract ...
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How do I get an Xstream mobile phone working as a modem?

I bought a CDMA mobile phone that can use as modem, this http://smartfren.com/xstream/ and i wanna try it on my ubuntu plug usb , and run "lsusb" callmegus@Presario-CQ43-304AU:~$ lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Bluetooth not working correctly - cannot browse cel. phone [closed]

Another issue I found in Ubuntu 11.10 - bluetooth works improperly: I cannot browse the files on my cellular phone. in /var/syslog I see: Laptop obex-data-server: sdp_extract_seqtype: Unexpected ...
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How to sync my music and photos with Windows Phone 7 device?

Is there is anything like a Zune or Windows Phone connector for ubuntu? Please help.
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Ubuntu One for Windows Phone 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu One client for Windows Phone? Are there any plans to provide an Ubuntu One client for Windows Phone 7? I realise that it's not the most popular ...
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Cheapest phone which can plug and play into ubuntu for tethering?

Can someone please show me a very very very cheap phone which I can plug into my laptop which uses Ubuntu 10.04 so I can use the phone as a modem, i.e. tethering the data allowance on my contract. ...
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Sony Ericsson SE z800 not recognized on a server [closed]

I've 2 ubuntu 10.04 LTS servers. When I plug a Sony Ericsson z800 on into server2, dmesg only shows that it's a usb device and nothing else. [ 55.028092] usb 5-2: new full speed USB device using ...