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

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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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How to rate apps in ubuntu (phone) store?

Where one can rate apps in Ubuntu phone App store. Example: I go to "Ubuntu Store" search for Calculator and select "Ubuntu Calculator App reboot". I install the app, and I would like to contribute ...
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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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Ubuntu Phone (Aquaris 4.5) How to connect to a wifi network wich requires an account?

So I tried to login to the WiFi network at my University, which requires an account and password, but I never came that far. Whenever I select one of the networks (there are 2 usable networks) it ...
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Car hands free not connecting with Ubuntu Phone bluetooth

I have just received my Ubuntu phone and I'm a little disappointed to see that it is not being recognised my the car's hands free system (Mazda3 2014 model). I never had any issues connecting my ...
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How to get Ubuntu Phone

I am late to know about mobile phones based on ubuntu. if I can still get it ?? if it is still possible for me to get it. how?
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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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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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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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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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Download of Ubuntu Podcast with Ubuntu Phone fails

I want to download Ubuntu Podcast files (ogg versions) from http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/ using my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. But after pressing "Download" on the www page, all I get is an error ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Ubuntu HTML5 app swipe bottom edge

I'm trying to build a HTML5 app for Ubuntu, which should be compatible both for desktop and mobile devices. After reading the docs, it is recommended to use the various swipe movements to reveal ...
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BQ Unbuntu phone - sd-card

I want to set saving the media from the camera on the sd-card. If I go to the camera and swipe to the options there is no "SD-Icon". It is an 8G-SD-Card and shows up at external drives, but there are ...
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Accessing network drive (NAS) on my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5

I would like to acces my network drive (NAS) which is shared over my home LAN in my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5. When opening the File Manager on the phone and sliding the Places panel, I only have ...
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Dvorak on Ubuntu Phone

Simple enough, and one of the only reasons I'm not switching entirely: How can I get the Dvorak layout on my Ubuntu phone, just freshly installed on the devel channel? Thank you :)
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Can I install Ubuntu phone os onto an sd card to use on android device (bootable)?

I was wondering: can I install Ubuntu phone os onto a bootable sd card? Because I don't want to do a permanent install, just a test install. What files do I download from here: ...
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Bluetooth access on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone opens strange folder

When connecting to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone by Bluetooth I see the following: (see below picture) It would appear that there may be a configuration issue with my phone - perhaps? Any ...
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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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Ubuntu SDK fails to SSH to BQ Ubuntu Phone

I'm using the Ubuntu SDK/QT Creator and trying to deploy an HTML5 application to my Ubuntu Phone. QT Creator can see the device correctly and I can SSH into the phone manually from the command line. ...
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How to get SSH access to the Ubuntu Touch OS on the BQ Aquaris mobile (Ubuntu Phone)?

I just got the phone and it's up and running. Unfortunately I was not able to figure out how to get access to the phone using ssh. How do I do that?
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Trying to unlock the Aquarius E4.5 and the background flashes for a second then turns black it's not functional. Help?

When pressing the unlock button on my Ubuntu aquarius E4.5 the background flashes on and off. I can't use it, I know it's on but it isn't functioning... Any advice? Help please. I have tryied ...
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ubuntu phone youtube playback with no picture on phone network but fine on wifi

So I have a Ubuntu phone and I've noticed something weird with youtube and wanted to ask if anyone else had experienced the same issue before I raise a bug. When I'm on wifi everything is fine I go ...
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I cannot upload multiple photos on facebook via my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu mobile phone

I took some pictures and try to make a multiple upload on facebook via mobile. This is something I've been doing for quite some time with my Samsung Galxy S4 and S5 Android phones. Unfortunately, the ...
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Which application to use ubuntu exactly like a phone with a physical SIM card?

I searched, and found many, many applications ... of the type that I am not looking for: skype, ekiga, etc. On my Android I can make phone calls using a normal SIM card, a pure phone SIM-card. It is ...
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Is it possible to take raw-images with Ubuntu phone?

Is it possible to take raw-images with Ubuntu phone (BQ-model or other upcoming smartphones)?
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Ubuntu phone: No hashtag on phone app keyboard?

I have not managed to find the hashtag on the phone app keyboard. I am running the latest stable release of the Ubuntu phone on mako/Nexus 4. The hastag is often required as an "end of field" ...
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will i be able to do internet filtering (dansguardian) on ubuntu phone

once i had an android smartphone. i got rid of it because it had full internet access all the time, and there was no way to get rid of this. the apps that tried to do this were easily circumvented ...
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softphone parameters for Asterisk connection

Two computers on the network, tleilax and doge. The tleilax box is a server running Asterisk for VoIP. The doge box is running Ubuntu 14.10. In order to connect to Asterisk, I must have certain ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see my Kyocera E3100 cell phone

When I used Crunchbang and I plugged my cell phone in, a Kyocera E3100, my file manager opened and it opened the volume "NO LABEL". I was then able to open the file "campics" and transfer my photos to ...
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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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Ubuntu phone passphrase

Please help me with this.Today I updated my nexus 4 running dual boot from rtm 6 to 7. After entering sim code I was asked to give in a passphrase. First I tapped in the same as my sim code without ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB phone

Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 doesn't detect and doesn't mount my USB attached phone. So I cannot transfer files between my laptop and the phone's micro SD card. Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.04 does ...
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How do I load a custom phone template into syncevolution gui? (sync-ui)

I'm trying to sync my old sony ericson w810i with my evolution suite for contacts, calendar, events, appointments and notes. I've checked with sdptool search --bdaddr (xx:xx:xx) SYNCML and gotten ...
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connection of phone to ubuntu laptop through data cable

Ubuntu 14.04 is unable to read my lumia 520, it shows phone plugged in then gets disconnected. it is continuously repeated. also when i use $lsusb command in terminal it shows nokia lumia 920 there.
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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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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 [ ...