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

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android phone/tablet connects to ubuntu through wireless router WITHOUT ethernet connection

Forget the description beneath. Let me ask it in an other way. I have a ubuntu pc, a wireless router and an android tablet IN THE JUNGLE. No internet what so ever, just a wireless signal from my ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't detect my phone

I have Sony Experia Arc. It worked fine on windows 7 but now, since I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 My p.c. doesn't detect my phone.
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Phone usb driver?

LG has no support for a linux driver at this time for my phone. Nor will they because its an older phone. Ubuntu doesn't recognize my phone it just charges it. I tried using bitpim to access my ...
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What GSM middleware will “Ubuntu for phones” use?

There are bunch of existing free software solutions for handling GSM modem in phone solutions, for instance Qtopia (maintained now by community as QtMoko), freesmartphone.org and oFono. I couldn't ...
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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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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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Will I get desktop Ubuntu after connecting Samsung Galaxy Nexus to TV via HDMI?

I have a Galaxy Nexus phone, I´d like to know, if I get a full desktop Ubuntu after I connect it with a TV via HDMI. I can´t find the answer. If it´s true, there´s no need for me to have a laptop :-) ...
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Ubuntu Doesn't Recognize My Samsung SCH-R580 Phone in USB

I plug my Samsung SCH-R580 cellphone with a micro sd card into my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop computer and the computer doesn't even know that it's connected. The phone says "Connected to PC" but not the PC. ...
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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 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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where are sources for ubuntu sdk qtmultimedia?

As someone who intends to blend c++ with qml, I need to wrap my head around some examples. The phablet-team has a camera app that does a good job of demonstrating that. I noticed that Camera is a ...
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Alternative to software for Windows phone

i just installed Ubuntu 12.10 LTS on my computer. However I have one problem. I use a Nokia Lumia 610 phone and therefore the OS is Windows Phone. In order to transfer songs, pictures etc. usually ...
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Phone config prob in 13.04!

I've recently installed Ubuntu and it's perfect, but when i connnect my phone via a usb cable to my ubuntu laptop below shown error message pops up. Tell me How can I fix it. At least my folder also ...
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Ubuntu Launcher for android devices?

I know that right now, it's only available for the Google Nexus. I was just wondering, will ubuntu become a "home launcher" for android devices sometime in the future? I really like the OS. I have the ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to connect Ubuntu phone to the keyboard?

I wonder to know if there will be an opportunity to connect some keyboards (like for tablets) directly to smartphone or perhaps through the dock-station and use it. Or it even could be ...
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How to export SMS and contacts from cell phone to ubuntu

I am trying to export my text messages and my contacts from a cell phone(an Adroid Samsung Galaxy mini and a Sony Ericsson w810i) to my ubuntu laptop. Firstly I tried using Wammu and I was easily ...
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adb does not show nexus 4 device

I have installed the mtpfs tools for Ubuntu and mounted the nexus 4 successfully. Here the steps I followed: sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs sudo gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules ...
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Rollout plan for ubuntu touch on android devices

Is there a plan in place for the roll-out of ubuntu touch for devices other than the Nexus devices. As of now the entire development is done by volunteers picking up and working on certain devices, so ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S Wifi 4.2 tablet

Can I install Ubuntu touch on Galaxy S wifi 4.2 tablet? Do I have to root it before? Anyone have tried?
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Does Ubuntu phone OS preview have email (Exchange and other) support?

I would like to know whether email (Exchange and other third party) feature is working in the current release, or one coming at this months end.
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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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ubuntu wont pickup my basic phone samsung schr480

when I plug it into my computer with usb cable it doesn’t show up but the phone says its plugged in and it says pc mod I tried to c if try them box picked it up and its not in places or on the desktop ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu & Remmina Different behaviour on Internet access type

Using Ubuntu & Remmina I can't connect to my remote computers when I connect to internet using a mobile broadband connection. In Windows 7: I connect to VPN using Cisco VPN, Then I use a RDP to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Bluetooth won't work after update (Toshiba L845)

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L845 and I installed blueman to get the bluetooth working. After updating to Ubuntu 13.10 I can't see my phone with either blueman or the default ...
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How to use phone like Desktop PC

I want to buy Lenovo P780 and to use it like Desktop PC. The idea is described in www.ubuntu.com But as I see I need to buy the Docking Station for this device. Could anyone knows which exactly ...
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Boot Ubuntu from SD Card (Via cell phone)?

So, I had thought that I had a flash drive kicking around for when I went to do my installation of Linux, but I looked around and couldn't find it - so, I was wondering if it would be possible to boot ...
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Can't Get Android Phone recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.3

Good Evening, thank you in advance for your time and helping me with my question/solution. I recently upgraded from Ububtu 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. When I was using 10.04, I was able to plug in my ...
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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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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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Windows Phone 7 Connectivity to Ubuntu 12.04?

I cannot see the phone when I connect it to my laptop. It will charge just fine, but nothing else. I am trying to update the phone is the first reason I would like for it to be read, and the other, ...
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How to transfer music from Ubuntu computer to Windows phone (Nokia 928)?

Sorry to repeat a question but I tried following the instructions on http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html, and it didn't work. I think I updated the MTPs, but it ...
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With opensync removed in 12.10, how to sync my Nokia E51's contacts?

I know that Ubuntu (and Debian, for that matter) stuggles with the opensync synchronisation framework for quite some time. Finally, for quantal (12.10), they decided to remove opensync altogether. ...
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Pantech Link II, Ubuntu and Virtual XP

Okay this is my problem. I have a Pantech Link II, dmesg states: [ 896.072037] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ 896.258562] cdc_acm 2-3:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device [ ...