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

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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 ...
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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 to prevent Samsung Android Phone notification when Charging?

I get the notification now every 2 and second although I press Eject or Cancel by "X". I just want to charge the phone. How can you prevent the notification that the device has been connected to the ...
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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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Days ahead setting in upcoming events & agenda calendar in ubuntu touch (phone)

I would like to know how to change view setting on how many days ahead are displayed in Upcoming events scope (currently limited to two days from now) and/or view setting on how many days ahead are ...
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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 phone terminal port forwarding

When forwarding is enabled to a specific server the process gets stopped? And why is telnet client not available? Can it be installed? Why isn't it possible to use scp? Files do not get copied onto ...
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Ubuntu phone Meizu MX4 scope Nearby not working?

With location enabled (location detection and GPS) and "Enable location data" in nearby scope it still doesn't come near a correct location. Google maps is also not able to determine the position. Is ...
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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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I still can't install updates or new apps on bq Aquaris E4.5.

What used to happen was that I would not even be able to connect to the network. What happens now is that I can see what's available in store or what updates or available, but either I get asked the ...
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu phone - how to get contacts

I recently received the Ubuntu Aquarius e.5 phone. It is beautifully packaged and I very much like the system (even though I have discovered a few bugs that I expect will be cleared up in the course ...
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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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BQ 4.5 can't connect to ubuntu's servers

I can browse just fine but updates gives me a "Connect to the Interenet ... Retry" message and Ubuntu store is blank. I have Ubuntu-Touch 15.04 r23 installed.
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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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BQ E4.5 r22: setup an alarm from a script run by user phablet or its cron job

I run in my BQ E4.5 Ubuntu phone a cron job which monitors every 5 minute the battery level. I'd like to be able to create an alarm let's say if battery is below 10% to get the users attention of the ...
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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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Smartwatches with the Ubuntu Phone

Can you pair a Android Wear based Smartwatch with the Aquaris E4.5/E5 Ubuntu Edition?
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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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3G network on Ubuntu phone unstable / weak

I am using the BQ E4.5 for a couple of weeks now and the 3G network seems vey unstable. I experience the following issues: 1. 3G just disappears, unable to use the network 2. after connecting via ...
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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
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Whatsapp on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

Is it already possible to download Whatsapp on Ubuntu mobile through the software center? Or can someone show me how to download and install this step by step? I don't have an Ubuntu phone yet but I ...
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Ubuntu Phone not saving data in games

I recently got the BQ Aquaris 4.5 to try out and I have been using it for a while. One thing I have noticed is that it does not save my progress in web based games. I get so far but when I close it ...
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Ubuntu phone, Back to images overview button missing?

I've bought the new ubuntu phone last week, still figuring out how to accomplish one specific thing. Steps to reproduce: Launch the gallery app list with all pictures appears Click on one of the ...
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Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition How to delete cookies and cache in browser?

How can I delete cookies and the cache content after each session on Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition phone?
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Can't unlock bootloader on my Wiko Goa

I'm trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Wiko Goa. However, I'm unable to unlock the bootloader. Could someone please help me?
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Remove the circle from the lock screen on Ubuntu Touch

Is there any way I can remove the lock screen circle from my Ubuntu phone (even if it's just a temporary console hack that would be reset on the next update)? I have disabled the notifications anyway ...
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Forwarding contact via SMS Ubuntu BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5. I am looking for a way of forwarding a contact in my address book to another contact via a text message. Can't seem to find a simple way to forward a contact via SMS ...
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can i have ubuntu on a phone that my co worker gave me [duplicate]

i have a phone that i have because my co worker gave me my phone when i worked with him at my job and it is a lil prepaid flip phone and i want to install ubuntu on it so can i use my regular charging ...
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BQ aquaris 4.5 freezing on start up screen

today i factory reset my phone, worked fine.. then something went wrong again so i factory reset again( highly regret this now!) i was downloading the apps i needed, i was on whatsapp entering my ...
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BQ Aquarius Ubuntu phone bluetooth keyboard

I have SV-05B wireless bluetooth keyboard and wanted to try and connect this to my ubuntu bq phone. When I go to the blue tooth connection the mac address of the keyboard comes up but it will not ...