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

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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. ...
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How do I play flash or HLS-files on Ubuntu Phone

I'd like to watch streaming video from Svt (Swedish television). http://www.svtplay.se/ They only support streaming video in two formats: Flash and HLS (m3u8). I suppose flash isn't supported, but ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can we INSTAL linux os on a samsung galaxy tablet 2 and on phone Aquaris E4?

i would like to know if possible any how to instal a linux os on a samsung galaxy tablet 2, and on phone Aquaris E4 ? Ubuntu sems to be the most simple system but if not possible, i'd instal any ...
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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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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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Can I port a Java application to a Ubuntu phone?

I'm researching app development on Ubuntu phone and would like to use existing Java code. The app is 90% server/service processing with some UX. What compatibility can be expected with Oracle Java / ...
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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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How purge a webapp configuration in Ubuntu Phone?

After change the icon & description in the developer panel, the application is showing the older icon & description in the phone, even if I reinstall the app. Please, how could I purge that ...
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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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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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Is there any hope that apps will launch faster on Ubuntu Touch (BQ Aquarius E4.5) in future? [closed]

Is there any hope that apps on Ubuntu Touch (BQ Aquarius E4.5) are going to launch faster at some point in the near future? Or is there a technical limit so that this is not expected?
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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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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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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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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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Shazam for Ubuntu Phone? [closed]

DO you know whether anyone is working on an app that's similar to Shazam or Soundhound for the Ubuntu phone?
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntuphone, how to reset today-scope config?

my phone got the 14.10 (r22) update today, but the today-scope shows my old reported bug. I like to check if this can be repaired by a config reset of today-scope only. Can someone tell me place and ...
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Printing from my Bq Ubuntu Phone [closed]

Is there a way to print from my phone without goung through Google's service. On my netbook I use cups.
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu SDK fails to SSH to BQ Ubuntu Phone

I'm using the Ubuntu SDK/QT Creator and trying to deploy an HTML5 application to my Ubuntu Phone. QT Creator can see the device correctly and I can SSH into the phone manually from the command line. ...
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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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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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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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How to change weather location on ubuntu phone

I got this Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition. I'm not yet used to this, but I have to say this is not bad. But I have a problem. I don't know how to change my location on the today scope. The weather ...
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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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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 ...
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Download of Ubuntu Podcast with Ubuntu Phone fails

I want to download Ubuntu Podcast files (ogg versions) from http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/ using my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. But after pressing "Download" on the www page, all I get is an error ...
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Dvorak on Ubuntu Phone

Simple enough, and one of the only reasons I'm not switching entirely: How can I get the Dvorak layout on my Ubuntu phone, just freshly installed on the devel channel? Thank you :)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Backup/Export contacts from Ubuntu Touch (official launch r100, Ubuntu 13.10 - armhf (20131017))

I flashed my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch official 13.10 release. I wanted to flash it back to android and test the functionality on some things in android to make sure my phone hardware isn't a problem ...
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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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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 ...