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

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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)...
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Ubuntu touch: who decides to upgrade? And when?

There are several possibilities to use "Ubuntu touch" like "the official phones" or to install an image yourself, eg. on the Nexus 4. Who decides to update the OS? When I check for updates it ...
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I managed to get stuck with my Nexus 4 Ubuntu Phone, I can't reflash it back to the original ubuntu phone image?

I'm researching development on this phone and downloaded a number of packages using apt-get. It ran out of space and stopped. I can't do an apt-get purge because there is no space left ... I tried ...
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How to compile C/C++ applications for the Ubuntu BQ E4.5?

I run on my BQ E4.5 below the HOME of phablet in a jail a Linux based on vivid for ARMHF which is build as: $ mkdir myRoot $ cd myRoot $ sudo tar xzf ../vivid-preinstalled-touch-armhf.tar.gz $ sudo ...
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ubuntu touch does not seem to download updates on BQ Aquarius

I have a bq Aquaris e5 and I seem to have a problem downloading updates for applications and maybe the operating system itself. I can go to the updates page in the settings and see a load of updates ...
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Can't lunch my ubuntu touch application into my Aquaris e4.5

I have created a simple application on Ubuntu touch that read barcode. It's work very well on desktop but imposible to lunch it into my Aquaris E4.5 there is my console ouput : Warning: ...
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How can I transfer photos from a Galaxy S4 to Ubuntu 14.04?

How do I hardwire transfer photos from my Galaxy S4 to my computer that uses Ubuntu 14.04?
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How to install Ubuntu on HTC Hero or HTC Desire X [duplicate]

is it possible to install Ubuntu on HTC Hero (in Germany it's called "T-Mobile G2") or HTC Desire X? best regards Schlussbilanz
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phone not recognized in ubuntu 12.04

Samsung GT-E1200i not recognized in Ubuntu 12.o4 using usb cable and I can find the drivers any where how can I get drivers
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Enable GPS on BQ Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition without accepting the Nokia HERE terms and conditions

I have a BQ Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition and want to use GPS location. On first boot I decided not to accept the Nokia HERE terms and conditions, now GPS locations doesn't work. Does anybody know how ...
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Installing apps trough apt-get on ubuntu phone (MX4)

When trying to install packages such as python it seems as though they are saved in the root partition which is only 2 GB in size. After installing a few packages this leads to error messages like "...
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How to maintain Telegram to stay logged in permanently Ubuntu Touch phone?

How do make Telegram app not to log out after few hours? I have tried: re-install of app (wiping local & cached folders) factory reset phone (wiping all data) deleting history of Telegram ...
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g++ and vim on Ubuntu phone

Can i install g++ and vim on my ubuntu phone? I have tried running sudo apt-get install vim g++ from the terminal app, but neither were in the repositories.
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Develop on Ubuntu Phone

Is it possible, and if so, how can I develop/run qml-apps using only my Ubuntu phone? As example I refer to the Terminal-IDE apps on android... I have tried the Terrarium app but that's only to ...
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Does WebRTC work on Ubuntu Phones?

Does WebRTC work on Ubuntu Phones? If not are there any informations when it is expected to work?
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Mounting Windows 8 phone to transfer music

I am trying to mount my Lumia 635 so that I can use Rhythmbox (or any other app) to transfer music. My problem is the windows phone looks like it is recognized as a camera only. So instead of having a ...
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Update BQ E5 via apt-get

I've got an BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition phone. Does updating and upgrading the phone via apt-get cover all the updates that Ubuntu provides via user-interface (as I know they do binary-differential-...
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eCompass of BQ Aquaris e5

The specification of BQ E5 Ubuntu edition says there would be an eCompass. See Section Sensors on the following page: http://www.bq.com/gb/aquaris-e5-ubuntu-edition The compass does not work with ...
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USB tethering question

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu tomorrow but my PC doesn't use an ethernet cable because I haven't had a hole drilled in my wall and etc, and I'm using either my phone (Samsung Galaxy Trend ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition: Downgrade to Android

Is it possible to install Android on the BQ E4.5 UE and reinstall Ubuntu Touch later when some important apps are available? How to do that?
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How do I prevent Notifications and Icon Popups when Phone Connected to USB?

Condition: extraneous notifications and popups when phone connected to USB. Differential conditions: power management failure with USB, network card management failure. Support: notifications, popups ...
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Cannot upload photos from mobile with bluetooth in 15.04

I can download photos with bluetooth from my Ubuntu 15.04 computer to my Nokia 302 mobile phone. But I cannot upload photos from this same mobile to this same computer with bluetooth. Neither I ...
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Ubuntu on BQ aquaris. Features

I am thinking about buying the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. I've been making some research on the Internet about the phone and I am worried about the software support Ubuntu for phones currently has. ...
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Ubuntu touch – /etc/fstab resets after every restart

I have just received the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and have already started hacking it. Managed to use davfs2 to mount remote drives ok, but anything I add to /etc/fstab is automatically removed every ...
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ubuntu touch for YU Yureka [duplicate]

Can anyone port ubuntu touch for YU Yureka? i would love to use ubuntu in my phone yureka as there is no ubuntu pre-installed phone in India. Official support to yu yureka would be great,like that of ...
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How do I clear cache of ubuntu phone?

Hi my ubuntu touch phone (BQ 4.5) is running out of memory. I'm looking for GUI way to make space, most likely by clearing .cache folder. I'm happy to install app, use file manager, simply all non-...
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How can I mirror my phone to Ubuntu?

I have a Nexus 6 phone. I have a smaller PC with Ubuntu 15.04 connected to my TV. How can I stream my phones screen to the Ubuntu machine, with Airplay like behavior? My phone has Chromecast client ...
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Accessing root files on Ubuntu Phone from my eOS based on Ubuntu. [duplicate]

I'm wondering if its possible to access the root files on my Ubuntu Phone E5 from my computer. I know I can access them from the terminal on the phone but its not ideal using that touchscreen to ...
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No music playback on Ubuntu Phone when # in filename

When I want to play an mp3 file with an '#' in its filename on my Ubuntu Pone Aqaurius E5 there is no sound and the track time and playback time stays 0:00. I can still move the slider though. I am ...
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(ubuntu phone) is anyone planing on making a messenger for xmpp

Is anyone planing on making a messenger for Ubuntu phone which can handle xmpp (excluding webapps because there is no point of using it if it cant notify you that you have a message) I would really ...
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Emacs on phone (e.g. BQ or Meizu)

Is Emacs available on Ubuntu phones such as BQ or Meizu? I heavily use a personalized orgmode (http://www.orgmode.org) as a kind of calendar with a wide range of applications such as running code ...
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Change Phone Ringtone permissions

I have tried to copy a ringtone to the usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/ringtones/ folder, but it will not copy. Is it RO? if so is there a way to change permissions for this folder only [there is information ...
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Ubuntu phone - cannot pin app to launcher

I am attempting to pin an app to the Ubuntu phone (E5 Aquaris) launcher, but when holding the temporary icon the menu to pin the icon does not appear.
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Issue with drive management when trying to access phone's memory

When I plug in my phone, it gets recognised only after a couple of minutes and when it does I can't access it. Ubuntu thinks it's a camera and not just any drive. The box that pops up says: "Unable ...
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What is easiest way to share on Ubuntu touch (bq aquaris 4.5)

Hi I posted before asking best way to share videos but didn't get much help. I am now finding it hard to share images + everything else. I have been very busy in personal/work life this last few ...
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Ubuntu Phone (Touch) lock screen issue after upgrade to OS 23

After updating my Aquarius 4.5 to OS 23 (Build Ubuntu 15.04 armhf), the screen won't auto lock. It's forever on and the phone is heating. However, if I manually press the power bottom, the screen ...
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Boot-Problem Ubuntu-Phone bq-Aquaris4.5 after Update

i have a problem with my Ubuntu-Phone, its a bq-Aquaris4.5 Ubuntu-Edition. I have it since may. Yesterday evening there came a System-Update (15.06.2015). I download them and press install on the ...
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How to install and use vim without messing up with write mode

The terminal app works fine, I can run vi using it. The problem is that I've already get used to vim and don't want to learn all the vi-vim differences just for editing plaintext. I assume there must ...
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How to mark a caller as SPAM and autoignore incoming calls?

I bought BQ Aquaris E4.5. I have a problem because I cannot find possibility to start ignoring incoming calls and messages from number that I don't want to speak with. How to do it?
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition usable in United States?

Can the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition currently being sold in Europe (http://www.bq.com/gb/aquaris-e4-5-ubuntu-edition) be used in the United States with an American SIM card/service provider? A friend ...
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What navigation application can I use on Ubuntu phone devices, is it good as Google Map navigation?

What navigation application can I use on Ubuntu phone devices (the BQ Aquaris E4.5 & E5), while driving? Is it as good as the android default navigation system? Thank you
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Re-arrange letters on phone keyboard

I'm using a Swedish keyboard on Ubuntu phone. Two of the letters are in the wrong place, "ä" and "ö". Can I change this myself?
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How to add/import contact details via QR code in ubuntu touch?

my steps : Select contacts> new contact> click on + button (which looks like empty contact image) > select tagger app > only option shown is "insert code content" It is not possible to paste ...
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ubuntu phone aquaris e4.5 dual boot

I bought the ubuntu phone aquaris e4.5 (ubuntu edition). Is there a way to dual-boot that device with android ? Any tips are more than welcome. Best regards, Oleg