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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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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Will Ubuntu Touch support the new nexus 5? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu Touch support the new Nexus 5? If yes ... when? thanks in advance ;-)
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How do I root my Galaxy Note II N7102 using Ubuntu 13.04

I am new to Ubuntu and don't know my way around the OS. I don't know the technical terms you guys use, but I would really like to root my Galaxy Note II N7102 Chinese version cell phone using Ubuntu ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 can't recognize smartphone alcatel one touch 4007d?

Ubuntu 12.04 can't recognize smartphone alcatel one touch 4007d. I get this error: Unable to mount DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending
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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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how to install ubuntu on galaxy fame?

plz tell me, is it possible to install ubuntu mobile os on samsung galaxy fame S6810p? If, yes then tell me how to install? If, no then its not possible to install? thanks in advance
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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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Would a SIM-locked phone work on any network with phablet-flash?

I am planning to buy a used Galaxy Nexus for the sole purpose of trying to install Ubuntu on it, following https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install What I want to know is whether or not I can buy ...
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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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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on an HTC desire X device? [duplicate]

I have an HTC Desire X. Is it possible to install Ubuntu mobile OS in HTC desire X device? I it is possible, can you guide me on the steps to get it working?
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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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How can I keep a machine without internet connection up to date?

My tower is offline but I would like to update my OS and its stock software. I am running the 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10 – the stock launch version – and can't really afford an internet connection. I tried ...
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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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MTP unknown device LG Optimus L5

I followed all the instructions reported here: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/12/how-to-connect-your-android-ice-cream-sandwich-phone-to-ubuntu-for-file-access/ in order to connect my Android ICS ...
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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?

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

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
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How to make a windows virtualbox host recognise android usb?

I want to root my phone (Micromax A52) and i got the procedure. But I use Ubuntu for everyday use and now for rooting i need Windows. I installed it in virtualbox. Now in vbox,the usb device is ...
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“could not get node resource not found”

I accidentally stopped my android phone from syncing (online) Now I can't get it to sync again and I get the message "could not get node, resource not found" How do I get my phone to happily sync ...
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transfer music/pictures to my lumia 710(windows 7.5 phone)

I read some where that if I mount my "Nokia Lumia 710" as a media device i can sync data. But I am unable to do so.
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BlackBerry Playbook MediaSync with Ubuntu? How it works?

I will sync my files on my BlackBerry Playbook with my 12.04 desktop. Playbook will connect and show connection screen but Ubuntu can't mount this. If I connect my BB Smartphone, I can connect and ...
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Anyone else suddenly having problems tethering their Android or smartphone to 12.04? [closed]

I've been USB tethering with my Nexus S for over a year with no problems. Went on vacation last week, came back, and discovered tethering no longer works. The phone actually thinks its tethered just ...
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu as speaker while playing music from a bluetooth-linked smartphone?

Is there a way to use the notebook as speaker for my smartphone? I linked them via Bluetooth and saw that the smartphone can be used as an input-Device for music and sound. You can see it here: My ...
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Were can I find Ubuntu-for-Android HCL?

I am choosing an android device and would like to choose one known to be capable of running Ubuntu-for-Android without problems. Is there a page where I can find a list of compatible devices?