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

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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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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 ...
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Will Ubuntu work on my Amazon Fire Phone?

It seems to fit the hardware requirements and there are plenty of guides on how to install on an Android, but I wanted to learn as much as I can before rooting my phone and possibly installing it. I'...
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Crontab on Ubuntu Phone - Scheduling synchronisations

On my Aquaris E4.5 I have successfully configured syncevolution to synchronise my CardDav Contacts and CalDav Calender entries. Now I would like to schedule synchronisations. However, since /var/...
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How to Disable Ubuntu Phone “auto dim” function?

Is there a way to disable the auto dim function of the Ubuntu Phone (14.10 r22)? Even though I can disable the auto-brightness function and set the screen timeout to 10 minutes (or never) the screen ...
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Where are the Call History and Telegram secret chats stored?

I am working on the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone and I am interested in finding out where the Phone Call history is stored. On a similar post I saw that the SMS are stored in this directory ~/.local/...
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How to share videos from Ubuntu touch?

Hi can anyone help me here, when I take a photo on my BQ 4.5 I have options to share from my gallery. When I take a video I can't work out how to share the same options are not available when watching ...
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Change Aquaris phone ringtone

I tried adding more ringtones by following instructions here and on other fora, but when I typed: sudo mount -o remount,rw / in the terminal, I got the following message: only root can usr "- - ...
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Installing Ubuntu for phones onto a Moto G 4G LTE [duplicate]

could anyone help me or provide a link to a walk-through showing how to install Ubuntu for phones (as shown on the main site) onto my now clunky Motorola G 4g LTE. Any help would be incredibly ...
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Configuring Telegram on BQ Ubuntu Phone

Before switching to the Ubuntu phone, I tested Telegram on my old Android phone. Here I was able to change the profile picture as wel as the sound of the notifications. On the BQ phone, under settings,...
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Wifi interference between phone and desktop

Since I'm using Ubuntu I'm having problems with the wifi. It connects correctly, and I can use internet for some time, but suddenly the internet stops working. It says that it's connected, the icon ...
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Whatsapp for UBUNTU Phone and Touch

Has anyone tried to install ubuntu watsapp for phone and touch following the instructions at this link http://www.whatsappfor.org/software/whatsapp-ubuntu-phone-touch/ ? It seems a little complicated. ...
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Supported filesystems for Ubuntu touch

So I've got the new BQ Aquaris E4.5 with Ubuntu OS, and put in my SD card which is formatted on NTFS. It's not surprising that my phone does not recognize anything on the card, and i think Ext4 ...
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Where (if any) is the best place to submit feedback about the BQ Aquarius Phone?

I thought I'd buy the Aquarius to play around with Ubuntu Touch. I know it's a work in progress but a very good start. If I notice any bugs or would like to submit any other feedback, where should I ...
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Updates for Ubuntu on phones

I've got some questions concerning updates for Ubuntu on phones. What is the release cycle of Ubuntu on phones? Is it the same as for the desktop version? Who is responsible for providing updated ...
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Can't answer phone calls on BQ ubuntu edition [duplicate]

I noticed a recurrent bug lately on my BQ Aquaris Ubuntu edition. Sometimes, when I receive a call, the phone rings, but the window giving me the choice between taking or rejecting the call doesn't ...
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Are there plans for a scope for Personal Information Management?

For Ubuntu touch/phone there are a number of core apps for different purposes like calendar, contacts, notes, etc. Unfortunately there's no scope to combine these seperate apps into a single "Personal ...
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How to answer a call on ubuntu phone?

As the title says, how do I answer a call on the Ubuntu phone. I have tried pressing the answer button (green) or swiping across the screen and nothing happens. It is like the touch screen is inactive....
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bq Ubuntu phone with congstar prepaid surf stick

I am using the bq Ubuntu Phone - which by-the-way is absoulte awesome - with the SIM card of my Congstar SurfStick (prepaid). The SurfStick comes with a small PC-software to connect and it has a fix ...
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GPS location not working on BQ Ubuntu phone with Map applications

I am having issues with GPS location ability with BQ Ubuntu phone, with the map applications. When I am on a wireless network this works fine. However when in a metro area with close to full carrier ...
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how to send data from phone to ubuntu 12.04 through bluetooth?

I have a samsung galaxy grand prime phone. I am able to send data from laptop to phone using bluetooth without any problem, but cant do the same from phone to laptop. Thanks in advance!
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BQ Ubuntu Phone Network not available

My BQ Ubuntu phone will not display web pages or access network connections after leaving a secure wireless network, range. I can restart the phone & it works ok. The fault is that the phone ...
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Tether Ubuntu bq phone

How do you tether a bq Ubuntu phone to a laptop by usb or bluetooth? -- [is there an application?]
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Today and Nerby scopes have disapeared

Turned my bq Aquaris 4.5 ubuntu edition phone on this morning and the "Today" and "Nerby" scopes have disappeared. Apps,News,Video and Photos are still working. Any ideas? I have rebooted the phone ...
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Reminders won't sync

been using the app "Reminders" and it was working (albeit poorly). I tired to use it on 25/04/15 and I kept getting message "unknown error connecting to evernote" I can still view older notes on my ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 - USB network adapter via OTG

I tried to get a network connection via an OTG USB ethernet adapter, but it does not seem to work OOTB. The very same ethernet adapter (from Apple, 2010) works with the Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 5 ...
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Network proxy settings BQ Aquaris E4.5

I am the proud owner of a brand new Ubuntu phone and come across a basic problem right away. How can I configure network proxy settings? I have poked around in the network settings, but have not found ...
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Reload website in ubuntu-touch browser

Is there a way to refresh the content of a website in the browser of ubuntu-touch phones? I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5 with 14.10 (r21).
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Ubuntu Phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5) with mouse - How to make mouse coursor visible?

When I connect a USB mouse to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, I can do different actions, with a non visible mouse cursor. Is it possible to make the mouse cursor visible? I installed a terminal ...
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The lock-screen of the Ubuntu BQ

What are colored circles stand for? The large dark one tells the date or rather the number of days that have passed in a month but I can't figure out the colored circles since they vary in size, color ...
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No events in the Today scope on Ubuntu Phone

My BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition has access to my Google account, but none of my Google calender items is shown as part of the Events section of the Today scope. Why is there no events in the Today ...
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Custom “widgets” in html5 app for Ubuntu Phone

I've reviewed the documentation here and that helps to get started, but leaves me with a question of how to make a reusable custom html widget. For example, if I have a list item which contains a ...
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Will it be possible to develop ubuntu phone apps on ubuntu phones?

I was hoping that the ubuntu phone would bring true convergence of desktop and mobile operating systems and allow me to ditch all my other devices. I'm a developer and I want to create native ...
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Howto prevent screen idle/dimming in an Ubuntu Phone html5 app

I am developing an Ubuntu Phone html 5 application and I want to prevent the screen from dimming and locking the phone if there are no user interaction in the screen. (The application is showing an ...
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Ubuntu Phone as PC

I feel "smart-phones" are computers, but none of OS is made to support desktop applications. Will Ubuntu Phone have that feature in near future. Will we be able just to connect phone to a monitor and ...
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how do I run a mir application from a command line?

I want to run webapp-container from the local terminal on an Ubuntu Touch phone, or run it from an ssh session into the phone. I am looking for something like the DISPLAY environment variable to set ...
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Wrong date is shown [duplicate]

On my ubuntu phone the date is not shown correct, it always shows the yesterday's date,I have to restart the device and then it works and my settings are on automatically, why this ?
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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Where are SMS and MMS stored?

I have BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone and I'm not able to get MMS. If someone sends me a MMS, I just get empty message with no sender or anything. I can see those messages in message-app but I'...
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How to see what is new when I get a ubuntu touch update?

I'm working with my Ubuntu Touch BQ Aquaris phone for a month now but I can't seem to find out what the new features are when I get an update. For instance, today I got an update to 14.10 (R21). Where ...
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Notification Music on buntu phone

I have an Ubuntu phone, which i set some mp3 files as ringtones for calls and messages. The ringtne that is set for the messages plays the whole way through even though you have read the message, ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 sound not working in web applications and mediaplayer

I've recently purchased the BQ Aquaris E4.5 with Ubuntu touch and I'am quite satisfied for this first release. However I encountered some issues concerning the sound on the device. When I go to sound ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate "...
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Stop blue LED flashing on BQ Ubuntu phone

I have bluetooth turned off on my BQ 4.5 Ubuntu phone and the blue LED does not flash while using the phone, but when the phone goes into standby mode a blue LED keeps flashing below the top front ...