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

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how do I run a mir application from a command line?

I want to run webapp-container from the local terminal on an Ubuntu Touch phone, or run it from an ssh session into the phone. I am looking for something like the DISPLAY environment variable to set ...
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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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BQ E4.5 adb fails

With an Ubuntu phone BQ E4.5, I have enabled the Developer mode and connected through USB. when I issue: adb devices it returns nothing and adb shell returns "error: device not found" Whether I ...
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Ubuntu App Development. Unable to install Ubuntu SDK and buggy Ubuntu emulator

Hello I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and I have no more patience to struggle with my problem. I can't install ubuntu-sdk package: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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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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Ubuntu phone release in India [duplicate]

I'm a devoted Ubuntu user and I haven't bought a smartphone yet. Its merely because I dont like either of Android or Microsoft OS on phones. I'm waiting for the launch of Ubuntu-powered phones & ...
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BQ Ubuntu Phone - How do I set media to save on a Micro SD storage card?

I have fitted a 32GB micro SD card into my new BQ Ubuntu phone. The OS recognizes the SD card. But I can't see where I can specify for the phone to save media to the storage card instead of the phone....
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Will there be a way to install “Ubuntu for phones” on Apple mobile devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? Is there any plans to make Ubuntu Phone OS run on jailbroken iPads, iPhones, and iPods? I know someone managed to get ...
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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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Ubuntu Phone lack of cursor for OTG/USB mouse

My Ubuntu phone just arrived today. It is 'Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition'. As any Linux enthusiast would I updated phone to 15.04, installed 'Terminal' and wanted to play about with it. Connected my ...
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Ubuntu Phone/Touch for Samsung Galaxy S6

Is there a way to install Ubuntu in my Samsung Galaxy S6? I didn't find anything about that and I'm wondering if there's a way or something else.
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Ubuntu Phone - How can I program app running, when device screen is turned off?

How can I program my mobile application to be still running in the background, after the user turned off the screen? I'm developing the application in QML.
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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 to charge my Ubuntu phone's battery off my Ubuntu laptop's battery?

When I plug my BQ Aquaris Ubuntu phone into my laptop running 14.04.3 LTS and shut down the laptop while the phone is charging the phone keeps charging... Once I unplug the phone however, it doesn't ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu SDK: Newbie with security policy problem. Policy group 'debug': not for production use

I have just started with Ubuntu SDK. My first small app is a sound recorder. I got the app to work in ^Desktop Mode^. When I switch to ^Ubuntu SDK for arm64 (gcc ubuntu-sdk 15.04-vivid)^ then the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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How can I block an incoming phone number on a Ubuntu phone?

I have a Meizu ubuntu phone, and I am getting repeated incoming calls from the same number. I may be being stupid, but I have been unable to find a way of blocking those calls. Is this possible? ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 - How to get sip phone Twinkle latest version working using deb or already existing package from any repository?

In Fedora, ArchLinux Twinkle works without any problem just using there default package installer. But since in Ubuntu 12.10 there is not anymore this package available using apt-get install twinkle ...
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Ubuntu phone / Aquaris E5: no ringtones when receiving calls, no sound when receiving messages; no sound on speakers

Aquaris E5 HD, Ubuntu Edition; Ubuntu 15.04, OTA-8.5 My phone does not ring / play any sound on speakers. No problems to answer calls, when having notice by vibrating / display notification; I have ...
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Syncing Calendar and Contacts with Ubuntu Phone

one topic that I find is completely neglected on the web is the question of syncing your Ubuntu Phone contacts and calendar with Ubuntu (i.e. Evolution). With a full Ubuntu on the phone I would ...
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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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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 /var/...
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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 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 mobile ...
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I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use?

I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use? Backstory: Followed this tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/image-channels/ ...
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Ubuntu Touch (of Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition) freezes when booting up

After I fully charged and rebooted my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, it freezed instantly. I am not able to complete any touch gesture. pic: http://imgur.com/UuXxhOq When I try to boot 'recovery' (...
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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 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 ...
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How can I acces to my Windows Phone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and I was wondering if there is an application or something like that to access to my Windows Phone storage. It runs Windows Phone 8.1.
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate "...
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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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Windows Phone problem with Lubuntu

I installed new OS to my computer "Lubuntu" and i needed to transfer some files from my Windows Phone to computer but i can't, when i connect it it shows this error Error intializing camera: -53: ...
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osmscout on BQ Aquaris E4.5

When I downloaded a map (Austria) an error occured and now I have no maps available. I uninstalled the app, but the mistake is still alive. What to do now?