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

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Wammu - USB Device Name?

I'm trying to get to my phone's filesystem through USB in Wammu, but I'm stuck in the configuration wizard when it asks for a USB device name. After about an hour of Internet searching, here are the ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu on Samsung [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu on a samsung GT-M3710, it doesn't have android, it has SHP. Thank you very much.
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Ubuntu laptop, phone and tablet [duplicate]

I leave in the UK and a fan of ubuntu, I would like to know were I can get an ubuntu laptop, phone and tablet
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Cant mount windows phone 8 with kubuntu 14.04

I am trying to mount my windows phone 8 with my Kubuntu 14.04 but I can not get access to it. I have mounted my phone in Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 and Ubuntu 13.10 but it not seem possible with ...
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Can someone help me get Ubuntu touch on my Huawei Ascend y300?

I have a Huawei Ascend Y300 which is the better big brother to the G300. I would like ubuntu touch installed on it, as it's the only device I have without Ubuntu. It's a popular phone and I'm sure ...
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Where Do I Buy The Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

Hi would like to ask where you can order the Ubuntu phone as seen in the picture in the phone section on the website anyone know?
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Can Ubuntu be installed on Sony Xperia Ion Android Phone? [duplicate]

I want to have Ubuntu alongside android on my android phone, but I don't want to loose any files and media I already currently have on my device. Please help!!!!!
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Getting MTP-enabled Moto G to work with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm not allowed to comment, so I can't ask why my MotoG phone won't connect with my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit desktop. I've installed Phillip Langdale's ppa & packages for gvfs MTP backend. It didn't ...
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Bluetooth SyncEvolution Ericson w810i Ubuntu 13.10 woes

help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothSyncEvolutionEricsson This guide doesn't work for 13.10. libmultisync-plugin-evolution can't be installed because it depends on older versions of 4 other lib ...
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Can't send file to smartphone via bluetooth in Lubuntu?

I'm a new Lubuntu user (never used any Linux OS before). File Manager --> Preferences --> Bluetooth Manager I can't seem to send a file to my smartphone. I click the bluetooth icon on the task bar, ...
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How do access My Nokia Lumia 520 (Windows Phone) On Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Whenever I connect my nokia Lumia 520 Device via usb to ubuntu 12.10 , i get this error message : Unable to mount Nokia Lumia 520 (RM-914) Unable To Open MTP device '[usb:001,007]'
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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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Ubuntu Touch for Motorola DROID Maxx [duplicate]

Hey I know that this question has been asked before and was claimed to be answered already but I couldn't find the answer so I brought it upon myself to either ask someone to post the answer or at ...
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Phonegap Error installation in ubuntu

Good day every one, I tried to install Phonegap in my PC but i counter the problem hopefully any can help me. Here's the ubuntu version Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS ...
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Connect to Android phone to send and receive sms

As said in the title, is there a solution for this? Before my actual Android phone, I had a Nokia and for it there were some applications in the repo for this aim (series60-remote, xgnokii, wammu). ...
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Ubuntu on THL T100S

Will Ubuntu work on my ThL T100S? I know there is a list of devices and it's not on it but as it's a clone like almost all the Chinese devices thought there's maybe some chance .
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Service Notifications in Ubuntu Phone?

I'm thinking to create a messaging app for Ubuntu Touch. Android apps aren't using 3G every time because it'll drain the battery (Are they Push notifications?). Has Ubuntu Phone something like that? ...
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DUAL SIM support

I'm wondering if Ubuntu Touch will fully support DUAL-SIM smartphones? I.e. separate address books (contacts), two separate Whatsapp accounts?
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Does magic jack work on Ubuntu?

Does magic jack work with Ubuntu? I originally had my magic jack on a computer with windows XP and I decided to switch to Ubuntu but I still want Magic jack.
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Ubuntu Phone on Lumia 520 [duplicate]

Now I see that ubuntu phone seems stable and look really good, but I don't know if I can install that on my Lumia 520, cause I prefer to have ubuntu on my phone than the windows phone. Could you ...
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Regarding Installing of Ubuntu for phone on My Note 2 (GT-N7100)

I'm currently using Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) running on Android 4.3..and is it possible to install ubuntu for phone in my note 2..my device is not rooted..if yes please provide the step by step ...
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Does Ubuntu phone OS work on HUAWEI Y300 [duplicate]

I am wondering if the Ubuntu phone OS works on the HUAWEI Y300 I would guess it would since it runs on an android OS anyway but I wanted to make sure in case it screwed my phone up.
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How does Ubuntu Touch work when “docked” with keyboard/mouse/monitor?

Is Ubuntu Touch for phones and tablets meant to be "dockable" with an external keyboard/mouse/monitor? If so, how will the touch gestures for navigation be handled when using a mouse or trackpad? Will ...
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Recording phone calls

Does anyone know how I can record audio from a VOIP phone call? I've tried to do it before, and all I get is my side of the conversation. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, Skype, and Sound Recorder.
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MTP access to my phone LG-E900 (Optimus 7; Windows Phone 7.8) from Ubuntu?

Happy new year 2014 ! Is there a solution in order to give MTP access to LG Optimus 7 (LG-E900) from Ubuntu ? (I can see "Storage" in the Phone device on Ubuntu 13.10 but if I double-click on it, I ...
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How to install ubuntu touch for smartphone? [duplicate]

I am using samsung galaxy trend smarttphone. Can I install ubuntu touch in my smartphone? If yes how?
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Making calls through the smartphone using the PC

Is it possible to connect a smartphone through a USB cable to an Ubuntu machine and make or receive phone calls to or from other phones using the desktop? EDIT: This is not a VOIP based question. ...
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Is Ubuntu Phone Compatible with Moto G [duplicate]

Well I Know Ubuntu Phone Works For Nexus; However, I Wanted To Know, Will It Work On My "Moto G" Jelly Bean 16GB..
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How do I transfer Android phone contacts to an Ubuntu phone?

I've owned a Nexus 4 for some time now (in readiness for Ubuntu Touch), and I'm considering making the switch. However, first I'd like to make sure that I really understand how to do several things. ...
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Phonebook maintenance by PC

I try to maintain phonebook of my SGH-E250 cellphone using bluetooth and corresponding tool of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.4. Partial results: Nautilus works correctly using Bluez Wammu shows several data of ...
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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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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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Cannot mount Android phone as USB in Lubuntu 12.04

I am trying to mount my Sony Xperia phone as a USB mass storage device. I open terminal and type: lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0fce:0192 Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB Bus 001 Device 001: ...
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Ubuntu phone replacing Android 2.2.2 [duplicate]

Is it possible to change my android phone running 2.2.2 to Ubuntu? If not, how can I get Ubuntu for android? Thanks
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Can't install ubuntu phone - click package missing

I tried installing Ubuntu phone from my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit but I am unable to install phablet-tools because of a dependency on the package click which I can't figure out where it's supposed to come ...
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Mobile version of Ubuntu for Nokia N97 [duplicate]

This is not a Ubuntu Touch related question. Is there a mobile version of the Ubuntu OS for Nokia N97?. If there is: How to install it?. Where to download it?. How to set preferences?. Is there a ...
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How can I run Ubuntu Desktop on my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

Is there a method to run a fully functional Ubuntu system on the Galaxy Nexus? The two methods I know of are Ubuntu Touch Preview, and Ubuntu on top of Android via VNC, but there are problems with ...
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Transfer file from Ubuntu to Nokia Lumia

I just bought a brand new Lumia running Windows Phone 8 but my current computer runs Ubuntu 13.10. I want to transfer some files (music and stuff like that) to my new Lumia. I thought it was as easy ...
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how to install ubuntu on Asus Fonepad?

i still couldn't find s solution for running linux on my tablet and i dont want any hitches as the tablet is of great importance to me for my day today work. kindly give me a solution to install and ...
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VOIP protocal for magic jack's freetalk [closed]

Does anyone know the protocol for freetalk (an iPad app) so that I can use my Magic Jack account on my Linux box??
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Slow file copy from flash drives (phone, camera)

OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and device im trying to copy from is Android phone or digital camera. In both cases moving single pictures to attached usb 2.0 hdd or sata disk is OK, but smaller videos and bunch ...
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I'm trying to transfer music from my Droid 2 to my laptop, but it isn't working [duplicate]

I connect the phone to the computer via usb and I have no idea how to move files. The ejectable disk isn't showing up. What do? It tried sudo fdisk -l and here is the output: alex@alex-1015E:~$ ...
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Has anybody tried Ubuntu Touch on the Moto X? [duplicate]

When you put Ubuntu Touch on Moto X does it work smooth? Are there any bugs? And what are the chances it'll brick my device?
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Connect Android device

I've a phone with Android and I use Ubuntu in my PC. The thing is that I can connect my phone through USB and Ubuntu can read it, I mean, I can see the files and stuff, but that's it. I can't ...
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Restore problem on ubuntu phone?

i install ubuntu phone on my nexus 4 and before i install i did one backup and after the installation i try to do the restore but the terminal show the next message "Now unlock your device and ...
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how to connect to wifi on Ubuntu phone [closed]

I just put Ubuntu 13.10 on my brother's Nexus 4 and it looks great but I can't seem to figure out how to connect to any wifi connections. When I go to the wifi settings page I get no options other ...
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Unbuntu install SGS3 [duplicate]

Maybe this question was asked a thousand times. But i'm abolute not informed about installing operating system. I would like to install Unbuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S3 without lossing the fotos and ...
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Ubuntu Will not Recognise my Samsung C5220 Phone

I'm trying to use my Samsung C5220 mobile phone as a modem. I've installed Samsung PC Studio using Wine but it does not recognise the phone as being connected. I have done lsusb in a terminal ...
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Ubuntu on not so old mobile phone [duplicate]

I have LG GT500 Puccini and want to install any version of Ubuntu on it, but I don't have an idea how. You have ubuntu for mobile phone, but I don't know where to start. I search internet, but no ...