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

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Bq not working after upgrading to OTA 12. Ubuntu touch, phone

Bq 4.5 not working after OTA 12 After upgrading to the last OTA 12 version, bq 4.5 stepped wworking. I downloaded the upgrade and authorized the system reboot. After 1:30h, it was still stuck at the '...
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How do you select multiple files in Ubuntu Touch file manager?

On BQ4.5, OTA11, file manager v.0.4.543. I can´t find a way to select multiple files to copy, cut, delete etc. I´m able to do that with a single file....
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Did I (functionally) brick my Ubuntu touch phone? (BQ Aquaris E4.5)

Background I bought a factory resetted BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and as an experienced, trusting Ubuntu user, the second thing I did, after taking pictures, copying over some music, adding some ...
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How to restore deleted files in ubuntu phone

I'm looking for a recycle bin location and ways to recover deletwd files using file manager in ubuntu touch phone.
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition

I'm attempting to locate a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition Phone so I can find Australian prices, and purchase. All the sites I've been to in an attempt to locate a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition Phone, state ...
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Ubuntu Touch change system settings from command line (silent mode specifically)?

I'm looking for a way to automatically set my Ubuntu Phone to silent mode during the night and automatically turn off silent mode in the morning (I keep forgetting to turn it off myself). I figure ...
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Login screen reloading endlessly on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition

The login screen on my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition device is reloading endlessly. The reloading happens so fast that there is no time to enter the pin code of the device. What I did before: After ...
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How can I remove a google calendar from list of calendars on BQ ubuntuphone?

The ubuntu phone is improving at each update. By the way I added different google calendars to the canonical calendar app and now I'm not able to remove them as I experience synchro problems with some ...
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How to set static IP address for Wi-Fi connection on Ubuntu phone?

We need to set a static IP address (and DNS etc.) to connect to our workplace Wi-Fi, but I couldn't find an option on my bq Aquaris E5 device. How should I do it?
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can't find manual for meizu pro 5 ubuntu phone

Like the phone so far. Need user manual for help customizing the phone. Searched internet and can't find any help there.
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Telegram channels on Ubuntu touch (App and Scope) with OTA-11

How can i see Telegram channels in the Telegram App for ubuntu-touch or in the Telegram Scope for this Operating System? E.g. They don't appear there in a Meizu Pro5 mobile with OTA-11.
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Install Ubuntu touch on production devices

Reading at the wiki here ubuntu touch install wiki and going to see the supported devices I read that for the "production" devices (like mine meizu pro 5) an adb enabled recovery should be present on ...
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition OTA-11 - 2G/3G issue

Solved! If someone needs tips for clean install of ubuntu touch, you can contact me. I bought Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition about month ago from jd.com. Device was shipped with OTA-10.2 and everything ...
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Ubuntu Phone: beep every hour

Is there a possibility to make make Ubuntu MX4 phone to beep (make a sound for less then 1s) every hour? Why do I need it? I used to have my watch which beeps every hour and I would like to have such ...
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Cannot connect Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition to samsung E48H6500 TV via Miracast

I'm trying to connect the Meizu Pro 5 to Samsung Smart TV. Everything seems to work properly in the beginning - the TV is dicovered as it should be. After choosing the TV to connect the TV displays ...
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BQ Acquaris E5 phone camera

Even when I select Basic quality and restart,camera won't produce pictures less than 6MB. I have OTA 11. I should delete app and reload?
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How install apps into ubuntu phone (Meizu pro 5) without connection to internet (by USB)?

How can i install apps into Ubuntu phone by USB? Is there any method to download phone apps into desktop (MAC or Ubuntu) and then install them into phone by USB?
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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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How do I prevent Notifications and Icon Popups when Phone Connected to USB?

Condition: extraneous notifications and popups when phone connected to USB. Differential conditions: power management failure with USB, network card management failure. Support: notifications, popups ...
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Remove Ubuntu from Meizu Pro 5

I bought a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition. I love the phone, but Ubuntu touch isn't what I thought it would be. The App Store is lacking many popular apps. I contacted Meizu and they said the phone could ...
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Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 apps stop when not in forground?

Im curious why apps stop when not in the forground (e.g. when I run tail -f foo.txt and i switch to my web browser the command is stopped when I switch back to the terminal). Further, I'm curious how ...
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A telegram.me link seems not working on Ubuntu phone

I'm not able to add a telegram.me link (already opened on browser). I tap on the proposed link but nothing happen (except a fast browser loading bar appearance that bring me back to the previous ...
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Restoring previous version of application on Ubuntu Phone

I deployed a modified version of MusicApp on my Ubuntu Phone, however the application (when not connected to computer & Ubuntu SDK) does not run, it either crashes or starts and shuts down, don't ...
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Meizu Pro 5: Saving pictures in SD Card instead of phone [duplicate]

How can I set pictures to be saved in the SD card instead of phone itself?
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Facebook moving messages to Messenger?

After updating to Ubuntu 33 (OTA-11) I get a warning to move to Messenger after tapping messages on the Ubuntu Touch Facebook web app. Does anybody know if they will move the feature over to the app? ...
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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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Can Ubuntu Touch be install from other Ubuntu flavors?

The way to install Ubuntu Touch on a phone is to use Ubuntu desktop. Can I install Ubuntu Touch on the phone using a different Ubuntu flavor like Kubuntu and Xubuntu?
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Camera fails to start on Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition

I have just got my new Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition. However, the Camera app crashes at startup. OTA-11 has not appeared yet to install. Is it a known bug?
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Sistema de Gestion telefonica + softphone

I wonder if there is a telephone management program that can write data to a database and have forms and call flows for ubuntu , our servers operate in centos asterisk . I currently work in a call ...
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How to get magnetic sensor data

I tried to get magnetic sensor data on Cordova, but fail to get it. Compass object is always empty. If I tried to get property magneticHeading I got only: "Referenceerror: getmagnetic is not defined" ...
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition - temperature units

How I can change temperature units from Fahrenheit to Celsius on the Weather scope?
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Unlocking the US 4g LTE Bands

i know this is possible on other devices, mostly with qualcomm processors, so I was looking into it and couldn't find much on the Ubuntu version of the phone. Being Ubuntu and very open source are ...
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SMS delivery reports

The Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition has no option for SMS delivery reports within the SMS settings. How I can configure this option?
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Question about 4g lte w/ Ubuntu phones

Currently, can any Ubuntu phones connect to 4g lte? If not now, is it in the works? If so, what is the ETA? Thanks.
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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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Update making any/all emails sound notification

I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5. I updated my phone yesterday when prompted. I have a problem now. I use gmail, I only used to get notifications for emails coming into my "primary" tab. Now with the update ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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Telegram phone number change

The instructions to change a phone number in Telegram messenger are not applicable to the Ubuntu phone. I am not able to change my number in the settings menu. Any ideas of how to change it? Thanks!...
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Ubuntu phone - Latvian text input method

I purchase Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition. I had imagined that the Latvian user interface language also includes Latvian text input method but I feel very disappointed that such a possibility is not ...
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Can't find wifi on Ubuntu phone

Got my new meizu pro 5 yesterday. I live in an apartment building with a lot of different WiFi access points. Mine isn't listed. On my ubuntu laptop I can find my WiFi access point in a the 'more ...
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Dual boot Android/Ubuntu Touch - from sdcard?

I have an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition, and also an Android phone. As an experiment, I would like to make both of these dual boot both Ubuntu Touch and Android, and I've already found this: https://...
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Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu edition: Color options

I subscribed for Pre-Order for the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition and was excited when it finally was available. I don't know if I was too late, but it seems the only available color option so far is Gold....
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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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Can I run the Ethereum Wallet on an Ubuntu phone or tablet?

I'm looking to create a detachable Ethereum wallet solution that will work with NexDock. NexDock has assured me Ubuntu phones are compatible with their product. I'm no coder, just an end user, but if ...
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How to setup OpenVPN provided with OTA10 on Ubuntu Touch?

How to setup VPN on Ubuntu Touch? I have paid account with NordVPN. I have followed their tutorials for setting up in different OS's and assembled from there various setting as per screenshot: It ...
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Will “legacy” Linux/X11 apps run on Ubuntu Touch?

I've been doing a little testing of the Ubuntu Touch preview on my Nexus 10 tablet. It's very pretty, but I'm curious what support is planned for "legacy" Linux/X11 apps that aren't based on Qt/QML? ...
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Convenient way to use gpg on Ubuntu Touch

I am using cloud based email (e.g. gmail and hotmail) and some of my contacts want me to encrypt the emails I send. On my linux desktop, I can use gpg, save the armored text to a file and copy paste ...
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Ubuntu Touch calendar app: events imported from Google displayed on 2 days

I have installed Ubuntu core app calender on my BQ Aquaris E5 HD. It is working well and I have been able to sync with my google online calendar. However, I have noticed that for next month, it is ...
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bq E5 phone Network Error when logging in to my UbuntuOne Account

I cannot log in to my UbuntuOne Account from my bq Aquaris E5 phone anymore. It always tells me network error, but the network is working (can use the Browser) and the credentials are correct. My ...
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Make and receive calls on Ubuntu using an external android phone

Is there any way that I could use my old Android device by connecting it via USB or even using the wireless LAN and make/receive calls and traditional text messages (SMS) on my laptop running Ubuntu?