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Questions relating to the use of smartphones with Ubuntu, it will generally be preferable to tag the firmware your phone runs (eg. Android, Meego)rather than use this tag.

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Does Ubuntu work with dual sim phones?

I would like to know if Ubuntu works with dual sim phones, and what are the minimum requirements for installing Ubuntu in smartphones.
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Prevent auto mounting a device in 14.10

Now i know that there is an answer out there at Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting for 13.04. But there isn't enough specificity in the accepted answer for what i am looking for. My ...
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How to installl ubuntu on a Lumia 521 phone [duplicate]

i an new with this but can someone help me how to install Ubuntu in a Nokia Lumia 521 mobile phone
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Ubuntu touch on lg optimus p769? [duplicate]

Is there a build for the l9 p769?? Or can i run the build for the p760? Please help, thanks in advance !
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Installing Ubuntu OS in ZenFone [duplicate]

I'm planning to install ubuntu mobile os in my Smart Phone. I don't know whether it will work out or not, let me think about to make a try. My mobile configuration Chipset - Intel Atom Z2560 CPU - ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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ubuntu works on samsung galaxy sII plus (GT-I9105P)? [duplicate]

https://www.youtube.com/how to install ubuntu on galaxy S2 plus (GT9105P)
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Ubuntu for Android dual-boot Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Is there an offcial dual-booting procedure for ubuntu and android on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that I can do because the whole "desktop on your phone" feature got me hooked?!
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How to activate script on laptop from smartphone?

I want to run a linux script on my laptop remotely from my smartphone (iPhone, namely). For simplicity let's say the script is called myscript.sh and it is located in /root/Desktop. I am running as ...
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Need to backup messages Nokia 501

I need to connect my Nokia asha 501 to PC and backup the messages in it. The Nokia Ovi Suite / Nokia PC Suite for Windows/Mac does not support my phone. Is there a software avilable to backup my ...
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ubuntu touch for galaxy s4(i9500) [duplicate]

How to install ubutnu touch on galaxy s4? I need dualboot, I won't to remove my android. when power on my device ask me for choice operation. please guide me to install ubuntu touch on samsung galaxy ...
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Can Ubuntu Phone run on LG Optimus L9 P769

My goal is to install Ubuntu Touch on my stylish 4.5"in. Phone. If you know how to, please write it here as detailed as possible. I want everyone to read this to install on their phone. Thanks again!
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ZTE Blade III Pro - Android Phone

I have ZTE BLADE III PRO android smartphone, with 1.2 GHz dual core processor and android 4.1.2 OS, but I want to try Ubuntu Touch, can anybody tell me is it possible to install Ubuntu on this phone ...
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Ubuntu OS for on lenovo k900 smartphone [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu OS for android on a lenovo k900 Smartphone? or how can a i create a kernel for make it native?
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mplayer in mobile ubuntu

can we play video by running 'mplayer absolute-file-path' in terminal of ubuntu smartphone ? Also any thoughts about providing gestures , transparent invisible buttons etc. to navigate in video as ...
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Ubuntu Touch OS for N900 phone + how to install?

I recently got interested and bought a used N900, because of the many cool things I heard about it. While trying to install an application through HAM, I think I made a mistake and now the phone is ...
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How to mount Smartphone to recover files

How can I mount a smartphone internal storage in Ubuntu in a way that I could run photorec on it to recover several documents. Photorec does not detect the Smartphone (External or Internal storage) ...
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Is it possible to run ubuntu in Nokia XL? How? [duplicate]

Since Nokia XL will be using a forked version of android, is it possible to run ubuntu in Nokia XL natively. If this will be possible, is there any way to make it run smoothly on this low end ...
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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 unmount my phone

I am confused . Do I need to mount a new sd card or phone or usb stick or external hdd drive every time I plug it in? And I cannot see them if I accidentally close them. I do not know how to eject ...
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How Change Default Audio-Device on Ubuntu Phablet

I tried to use my Logitech G930 on a Galaxy Nexus (GT-I9250) but it did not work. It is working on a S3. I LOVE Ubuntu, my whole household is a homogenus Ubuntu network and i study computer science. I ...
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smartphone storage broken after 12.04 upgrade

i can't connect my jelly bean smartphone storage as usb since upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04. demsg gives following right after hit the "turn on usb storage" icon: Write cache: enabled, read cache: ...
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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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ubuntu on mkt phones [duplicate]

Hi i am one of lovers ubuntu and the work you have done on ubuntu phone is amazing . I want to develop ubuntu on mtk processors phone. It is the most grow market that you can do ammazing thinks and ...
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music and videos from ubuntu 13.10 to wp8 (Nokia Lumia 920)

How can I transfer music and videos from Ubuntu 13.10 to Nokia Lumia 920??? I've tried just copying the files like if it is a flash drive and it didn't work (I've copied the files but phone never ...
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install ubuntu in mobile on windows phone [duplicate]

I had windows phone(Lumina 520) which contains windows 8 O.S now i want to install Ubuntu in it . Is it possible to install Ubuntu in it ,If possible plese provide me the steps.
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Can I Flash Ubuntu Touch to Wiko Cink Slim [duplicate]

I was wondering if I can flash Ubuntu touch on my Wiko Cink Slim android phone. Specs: •Dual SIM/ Dual Standby •4.0-inch WVGA (480x800) IPS Display •233ppi with 5-point multi-touch feature ...
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Ubuntu on LG 705

Can I install Ubuntu on LG P705 Optimus smart phone. I would like to install Ubuntu in my phone. Please advise if it is possible. Currently I have android 4.04
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where/when can i buy a native ubuntu superphone? [duplicate]

i'm not a techie, so I don't want to convert another phone. I want to buy an "off-the-shelf", ready-to-go, fully supported ubuntu superphone. where/when can i buy a native ubuntu superphone?
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Will Ubuntu non-carrier phones be available?

I live in India, where CDMA technology (where you can't change your SIM card, and you have to stick with one service provider once you buy the phone) is not popular. GSM is the general trend. I am ...
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Ubuntu for android phone/tablet

I have an android smartphone, Sony Xperia neo L, and an android tablet, Lenovo thinkpad tablet 1838-a19. Can I just change my OS to ubuntu, since the Sony Xperia don't have docking nor HDMI port? If, ...
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How can I start porting Ubuntu Touch to the iPhone?

I've been interested in porting Ubuntu to my Apple hardware for quite some time and I'm coming to the conclusion that I'm going to have to do the port myself but I have no idea how to complete such a ...
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how to install ubuntu on my Samsung galaxy s2 [duplicate]

How to install ubuntu on my Samsung galaxy s2? I do not know if I understood correctly. Can I install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy S2 or is there a program to run on the Android?
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When will we see Ubuntu smartphones in shops and/or on ebay? [closed]

will we see Ubuntu smartphones in shops and/or on ebay?
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Is there an official Ubuntu Phone manufacturer? [closed]

Is there any phone running Ubuntu? If so please tell me where I can get one.
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Is it possible to install ubuntu FROM a smartphone?

So, I'm in a situation were I want to install ubuntu in my laptop (currently running windows 8) but I don't happen to have pendrives, CDs or the like available. The only "external" device I have with ...
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Ubuntu on galaxy note II

I recently bought Samsung Galaxy Note II on android 4.1. It was my idea to try to turn it into a pc and I bought a micro-keyboard for the same purpose. I had hoped there would be an app for ...
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installation of Ubuntu 12 in to a existing smart phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? I would like to install Ubuntu 12 on my phone. It is a Windows 6.5 ...
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Is Ubuntu for Phones a pure Linux device?

As I understand, Android is basically a Java layer which runs over a Linux kernel. Is Ubuntu for phone a pure Linux device, like the desktop distribution, or will it run on Java like Android?
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How to mount an Android Jelly Bean phone if there's no option?

I can't mount the LG Optimus P700 (running the Android Jelly Bean OEM image) on my Ubuntu 12.10. Other phones always have a selectable "Mass Storage" menu, but this one has no menu option for it when ...
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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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Any chance of a tablet version? [duplicate]

I have a hannspree hanspad tablet*. Decent hardware but awful software (based on Android 2.2 but stripped of much functionality). I would love to get ubuntu on it. Are there plans to roll out the ...
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Udev rule gets matched twice with a smartphone in storage mode

I have a problem with an udev-rule, that gets matched always twice when i connect my device. I wouldn't ask here if was not very sure that i made up an absolutely correct rule. I think the problem is ...
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How to connect LG P 880 4x hd with PC?

I would like to connect my LG P 880 4x hd with my PC. I have Ubuntu 12.04. The MTP mode doesn't work and I don't know what to do? Can somebody help me?
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Samsung Galaxy?

I have Samsung Galaxy Pocket (full model name: Samsung Galaxy gt-s5300) Is there way to install Ubuntu properly on this device? If so, how to do so? thanks.
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How can I get Involved in the Ubuntu (Mobile) Dev Team?

Like the title states, how can I join the Ubuntu Mobile development team? I'm not too experienced but I'd like to help out as I enjoy prototyping hardware with Ubuntu.
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Samsung phone not recognized in Ubuntu 12.10 using USB cable [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.10 ,when i connect Samsung Galaxy Ace plus to PC it is not recognized by Ubuntu and USB icon does not appear in phone screen, so i cannot connect my phone to PC. Please help about it. ...
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Music transfer to smartphone [closed]

How can I transfer music from my laptop (Ubuntu 10.04) to my smartphone Nokia Lumia 610?
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Need information regarding Ubuntu for Android

As far as I understand, Ubuntu for Android is not the same as Actual Ubuntu in Desktops. So I am confusing both with each other. Please enlighten me on this. Could Ubuntu on Android run 32bit ...
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How does one use Ubuntu for Android?

I have heard a lot about this new Ubuntu For Android but how can the average man download and install this neat new feature!! Thanks