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

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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu on HTC Hero or HTC Desire X

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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Ubuntu HTML5 app swipe bottom edge

I'm trying to build a HTML5 app for Ubuntu, which should be compatible both for desktop and mobile devices. After reading the docs, it is recommended to use the various swipe movements to reveal ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Touch the first phones

I am a web-developer and I'm really love ubuntu. I use it from Ubuntu 8.04 and never get back to MS Products anymore. I like it's design and echosystem. Sometimes it slow or luggy, but all problems I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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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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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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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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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 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) 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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Sync or import .ics calendar to Ubuntu Phone?

On Ubuntu Phone, I have the "Calendar" app from "Ubuntu Core App Developers". How can I sync an .ics calendar between Thunderbird/Lightning and the app, "Calendar"? How can I import an .ics calendar ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB phone

Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 doesn't detect and doesn't mount my USB attached phone. So I cannot transfer files between my laptop and the phone's micro SD card. Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.04 does ...
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris E4.5 USB Problem

I do not appear to have any USB Functionality on my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu Edition Phone. Plugged into Dell running Ubuntu 12.04 and neither the phone nor the Laptop see each other. USB power okay and ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...