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

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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 ...
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Is there a way to install Nokia PC Suite onto my netbook?

I have a Samsung N150 Plus net book which works great with Ubuntu, but can't use Nokia's PC Suite application to keep my Nokia E63 updated? Any ideas please?
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Ubuntu one files, deleting pictures from pc should remove them from phones gallery

When im using the ubuntu one android phone app for files which will automatically upload my pictures taken to the cloud and then to my desktop, if i delete them from my desktop then they should be ...
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Can I directly dial phone numbers from Evolution's address book?

Is there a way to directly dial phone numbers from Evolution's address book? I have an ISDN phone on my desk connected via USB. I've written a shell script that uses a phone number on the command line ...
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How to go about trying to access files stored on mobile phone (via USB)?

I'd like to transfer files (photos and audio mainly) from my phone, to my Ubuntu PC. Unfortunately upon plugging it in (through Micro USB) nothing is automatically mounted. If I insert a memory card ...
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Is there a way to use gmail call phone functionality with empathy/pidgin

Is there a way that I can use this functionality with any desktop client especially something like empathy ? http://www.google.com/chat/voice/ I am referring the phone call function not just video ...
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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...
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Which software is available to connect to and manage cell phones?

Is there any application that can connect to my Nokia 2700c phone and check my messages, applications, files, etc? Is there some application available in Ubuntu like the Nokia PC Suite, for Windows? ...
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Nokia N73 unable to connect to laptop

I am connecting my Nokia N73 through data cable with my laptop which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu. If I connect using Windows, it gets connected and I can browse all the files and folders in my phone ...
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Is there a PC-to-phone application?

Is there an application (non-commercial) to make phone calls from PC to phone on Ubuntu?
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Can't Mount Phone, “according to mtab, /dev/sdb1 is already mounted on /”

My myTouch Slide wasn't mounting, so I decided to open Disk Utility. My phone shows up but when I click "Mount" it gives me this error: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed ...
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What cell phones (feature phones, not smart phones) work well with Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm in the market for a new cell phone soon, and I'd like for it to work well with Ubuntu. I don't use my phone for much--just calls, texts, and the occasional photo. It would be nice if it could also ...
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Accessing my samsung f480T through Nautilus

Ubuntu isn't detecting my samsung f480T when I plug it in. After a bit of Googling, I found nothing. Do Samsung phones require a driver to be installed to work?
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How do I remote control a DVD player without a remote?

We have a proto-media centre, which is just a box in the corner, running Ubuntu, and connected to a projector. What is the best way to control a DVD player running on that box, without a remote ...
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How to call a number from command-line with Skype?

I've seen several links suggesting it is possible to make a call from the command-line with skype. The instructions suggest something along the lines of: skype --callto:+14445551234 However, this ...
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Use Computer headset like a hands-free for cell phone

Is it possible (and how) to use a computer headset (or speakers+mic) as a hands-free device for my mobile? I bought a bluetooth-dongle but I couldn't get it to work yet. I think I already set this up ...