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

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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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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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Documentation / guides for offline ubuntu phone scopes

I've been working on an Ubuntu phone scope that is NOT connecting to the internet, it is retrieving local results. I am having difficulty, which is mostly due to not having a guide for how to write a ...
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BQ E5 HD Telegram half working

I installed Telegram on my BQ E5 HD. I can start it and connect to my account. But everything I'm trying after that brings a white page with the waiting / loading pic and then nothing more, even 10 ...
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Can't connect to 2g or 3g with my Ubuntu phone (Aquaris E5)

I just bought a Ubuntu phone (Aquaris E5) the only problem is that I can't connect to my 2g or 3g, but the wifi works fine. BTW I live in Sweden so it should be fine and what carrier should I use?
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Can you record calls using Ubuntu Phone?

I consider it a no-brainer that a smartphone should have a call setting along the lines of "automatically record the last N calls" (deleting the N+1 call record in the process). Unfortunately, that's ...
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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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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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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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How do you move contact(s) between addressbooks in Ubuntu Touch?

I have created new contact in Personal addressbook. How do I move it to different addressbook? I would expect this option in contact edit, but it's not there :-) (Reason: personal addressbook is not ...
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Connecting external screen to BQ aquaris e4.5 ubuntu edition

I want to buy a BQ Aquaris E4.5, but i want to try convergence with this phone. My question is: how can i connect it to a external monitor? Does Miracast, or other wireless display technologies, work ...
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How to perform a Dial Call using Ubuntu API

I'd like to know how to perform a Dial Call using Ubuntu API. I couldn't find anything in the API doc: https://developer.ubuntu.com/api/apps/qml/sdk-15.04.1/ thx,
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Constant Network Error on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone

I am recurrently getting "Network Error" on my BQ Ubuntu Phone. I'm still connected to the wifi according to the indicator, and most of the time it starts working if I refresh the page a few times. ...
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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 binary-differential-...
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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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How to install and use vim without messing up with write mode

The terminal app works fine, I can run vi using it. The problem is that I've already get used to vim and don't want to learn all the vi-vim differences just for editing plaintext. I assume there must ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I run the Ubuntu Phone Nexus7 image in a VM?

Do I need to go through the device imaging steps with an ADT VM, a specific qemu configuration, something else, not possible? How do I run the Ubuntu Phone Nexus7 image in a VM? Any of the above ...
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Ubuntu Phone App Development Clarification

I attempting to follow the Ubuntu Phone App development tutorial to make a Currency Converter, and I am simply unable to complete the tutorial. I have installed all of the latest QT/Phone related ...
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sending sms using empathy

I've got gnome-phone-manager installed on ubuntu 12.04, and noticed it adds an SMS account type to Empathy. The only setting required to set up is 'bdaddr' which I think is a blue tooth address. i ...
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu phone - how to show all albums in 'My music' scope?

The 'My music' scope on my Ubuntu phone only shows 100 albums in album view. Is there a way to increase this? It would be nice to see all albums.
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BQ Aquaris E5 HD - Ubuntu Touch -Double tap wake up

I have been using my BQ Aquaris E5 HD phone now for a few weeks now and I just wanted to know if there was any way to wake the phone up (from stand-by) by a double tap on the screen? Rather than ...
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Ubuntu touch on Aquaris E5s or E5 4G

I want to buy an Ubuntu phone but I am kind of disappointed for the fact that the Aquaris E4.5 and the E5 HD don't have 4G. Since bq produces two versions of the E5 with 4G, namely the E5s and E5 4G, ...
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Dual SIM call settings: assign a default SIM to a contact (Ubuntu Touch)

In Settings - Cellular it says under "For outgoing calls, use:" after the options, that "You can change the SIM for individual calls, or for contacts in the address book." Changing for individual ...
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Bluetooth unable to reconnect to paired phone (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have an Asus laptop with no built-in Bluetooth, so I bought a Bluetooth dongle which works perfectly: I'm perfectly able to connect to my phone and play music from my phone through my laptop speaker....
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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 Send SMS and MMS using Ubuntu API

Is it possible to Send SMS and MMS using Ubuntu API? I've searched in the following documentation, but I cannot find anything about that. https://developer.ubuntu.com/api/apps/qml/sdk-15.04.1/ thx,
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Getting error when plug-in my Windows Phone and i cannot acces my phone files

i'm new here. I installed Lubuntu to my very old PC and tried to connect my Nokia Lumia 635 (Windows Phone 8.1) but i getting error Error intializing camera: -53: Could not claim the USB device I ...
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“In June USA to find out about new OEM phone with/from UBUNTU”. What happened?

In February OMGUBUNTU reported; Canonical made a statement that the USA would be hearing about a new as yet named OEM with unbuntu installed in June. It is now almost October and not a peep from ...
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Bluetooth adapter connecting and then disconnects the phone

I have a problem with bluetooth adapter (trust) in ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with GNOME because of I am able to connect the phone but after few seconds it disconnect. The adapeter works on lubuntu 15.04 (...
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Tranfer files from Ubuntu phone to Mac OS

I connected my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition to my MacBook Pro running OS X via USB cable. My Mac does not see the Ubuntu phone as an external drive. How can I transfer files between the 2?
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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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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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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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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 to add/import contact details via QR code in ubuntu touch?

my steps : Select contacts> new contact> click on + button (which looks like empty contact image) > select tagger app > only option shown is "insert code content" It is not possible to paste ...
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Ubuntu Phone not saving data in games

I recently got the BQ Aquaris 4.5 to try out and I have been using it for a while. One thing I have noticed is that it does not save my progress in web based games. I get so far but when I close it ...
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Can't unlock bootloader on my Wiko Goa

I'm trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Wiko Goa. However, I'm unable to unlock the bootloader. Could someone please help me?
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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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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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Custom “widgets” in html5 app for Ubuntu Phone

I've reviewed the documentation here and that helps to get started, but leaves me with a question of how to make a reusable custom html widget. For example, if I have a list item which contains a ...
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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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Documents on MicroSD

Is there a way to view documents which are stored on my MicroSD in Document Viewer (Ubuntu Core App Developers)? In File Manager I've to enter the password before I could see the files. Creating ...
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How to fix Bluetooth DUN Phone Details Not detected?

I tried to connect Nokia 5233 to Ubuntu 14.04. I have Blueman installed and everything worked fine including file transfer. But when I try to connect DUN - over Bluetooth - I get an error message: ...