Questions about Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version for phones and tablets.

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Install click package from upstream Ubuntu Touch apps?

Can I create a click package from, say, the upstream webbrowser-app on Launchpad (default Ubuntu Touch browser) and install it on my Bq Aquaris M10 without breaking anything? I don't really care if ...
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Blocking numbers in Ubuntu Touch

Is there a way to block a phone number that you are either receiving text or calls from in Touch? I have looked in the contacts and it does not seem that you can even block numbers from there either.
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Printer support for Ubuntu touch tablets

Does anybody know whether there is printing support for the Ubuntu touch tablet or phone?
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Compiling third party library for ubuntu touch arm

I am writing an ubuntu touch app. The app works very well on my pc. (AMD processor) The problem is, i use a third party library in my app. That library is calls QxORM. I use it to communicate with ...
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Reorder icons in ubuntu-touch appmenu

In Ubuntu touch, I'd like order icons in apps louncher (appmenu?) in a way that is pertinent for me. Is there a way to do that? I don't see how I could move or group them...
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Meizu Pro 5 in stock [on hold]

Can anyone tell me when the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition will be back in stock? It looks like it has been out of stock on for a while.
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Why is link to gmail message from notification dropdown intermittent?

On BQ Aquaris-M10, gmails appear in the notification area drop-down (upper-right corner) turning the envelope green with e-mail headers shown below. When I touch an individual e-mail to launch full-...
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installing Ubuntu on surface pro 4

I have moved from win 10 to Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried following this article and this video, but still have run into problems as the latest kernel version is 4.6.3. I'm still running on the kernel ...
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Kanbanflow on Ubuntu Touch

Does anyone know if there is an app (or scope) that I can use, to connect to my Kanbanflow online project/task management account? I can see that there are a few "Task" apps that connect to your ...
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Meizu MX 4 Ubuntu edition recovery mode not working

I have Meizu MX 4 running the latest stable OTA release. I've tried using the recovery mode to install flyme or install new channel of Ubuntu Touch, but the recovery mode seems to not work. I only get ...
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Meizu MX 4 Ubuntu edition power off button not working

I have Meizu MX 4 running the latest stable OTA release. In addition to experiencing issues with the touch screen not working as described in here: Ubuntu Touch MX4 screen is not working the power off ...
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Ubuntu Touch MX4 screen is not working

I have Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and I have issues with its screen. The bottom edge is not working and I can say the same for the hardware button. Actually regarding that hardware button - when I ...
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The SD card and external hard drives are not readable on tablet BQ M10

when I connect an external hard drive or SD card to my tablet BQ M10, I see them do not appear in the shortcut menu of the file manager. When I put MP3 files on my SD, it will not appear in music. On ...
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NordVPN in Ubuntu Touch OTA 11

Can someone explain how to set up NordVPN on Ubuntu Touch version OTA 11? I found this tutorial for the Ubuntu desktop: https://nordvpn.com/tutorials/linux/openvpn/.
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Running QML/C++ application build with CMake is unable to run from QtCreator or snap package

I am trying to get a QML/C++ application packaged as a snap. I am using CMake as a build system. The application builds fine and I am able to run the executable by double clicking on it. When trying ...
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Can Ubuntu touch read NTFS formatted micro SD card?

I get the following error: Failed to add storage device. Make sure device is formatted correctly. I was under the impression that Ubuntu can read NTFS formatted discs. Is that correct? FAT has a ...
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Wacom tablet, Ubuntu 16.04, disable touch after resume from suspend

I have the latest Ubuntu version and an Intuos 5 tablet. I can't disable its touch function through the GUI, so I wrote a simple script to do that and have it run at startup, which works just fine. ...
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Can I remotely control my Ubuntu PC (16.04) from my BQ m10 Ubuntu Tablet?

I'm looking for a way to remotely control my desktop on my PC Ubuntu 16.04 from my Ubuntu touch BQ m10. is it possible? Thanks!
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch offer APIs for battery, installed apps enumeration, WiFi and cellular info, OS info, confinement info, etc?

I'm in the progress of porting my existing 'droid app as a native Ubuntu Touch QML + QT5 C++ app. I've tried to find a native Ubuntu Touch or QT5 API for the following goals, but without a luck so far....
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On M10, set “Notifications” as default control/notification in UR corner?

On the M10, can "Notfications" (green envelope) be set as the default tool in the notifications/controls area of the user interface (tablet upper-right corner) so that swiping down from UR corner ...
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How to work with QVariant(QJsonDocument) in javascript

I try to write a ubuntu app. My problem is, that i want to fill the ListModel in my qml. ListModel { id: model } i do that by using javascript: fill(database.get()) The database is defined ...
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Why is the Ubuntu Touch Emulator so slow? How to speed it up in Ubuntu 16.04? [on hold]

I have an Intel® Core™ i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz × 8 processor, and 8 GB of RAM on an Ubuntu 16.04 64bit machine.
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Making a snap to run on Ubuntu Touch

I am looking to investigate the process of creating snap packages as detailed here - but before I do - would it be possible to compile a programme - specifically FoxtrotGPS - to run on Ubuntu touch? I ...
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About Ubuntu Touch Reboot Problem [on hold]

I try use Ubuntu Dual Boot on my Galaxy Nexus for Ubuntu touch. When i tap the Reboot to Ubuntu button, its reboot to bootloader. Can you help me please? Regards...
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Is it possible to use libertine on an Aquaris E4.5 yet?

Libertine is a software for ubuntu touch devices, which acts as a container for legacy x-apps to make them running on your device. Thete are videos and instructions of people, who got libertine ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Backup

Is there a way I can backup my Ubuntu phone and/or tablet (either a one off or periodically), like there is with my Ubuntu laptop? I am looking for something like rsynk or freefilesync. I personally ...
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Ubuntu Touch Development - first steps in cross-compiling and installing?

I have a bit of home-built C++ code using Qt that I run on my Ubuntu Desktop, and I've been fooling around with the Aquaris M10 tablet running Ubuntu Touch for a while... I got to thinking, I'd really ...
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Ubuntu-touch ruby / rails development: installing with rvm

I have a Bq10 tablet running Ubuntu-touch OTA-11. I want to be able to work with Ruby and rails apps. Usually I use rvm for this. Is it possible to install rvm [or something similiar] using ubuntu-...
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How can i build an ubuntu touch app only in c++ (without qml) and with cmake

is there a way to configure a cmake file for building a click-package without qml. i like to start programming in the main function with QApplication and only my own window class. my goal is to write ...
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Nixos package manager on Ubuntu touch

Would the nixos package manager work on an ubuntu touch device without making the system read-write?
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How to reinstall OTA 11 Ubuntu Touch on a Meizu MX4

Iam experiencing some problems with the last update of my MX4 so maybe I need to reinstall OTA11. What is the way of doing this?
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Phone availability [closed]

Does anyone know what is happening to the Ubuntu phone availability? I am looking to buy another one and all models seem to be out of stock. Is this a temporary thing or is something happened, ...
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How to install ubuntu touch on my normal Meizu MX4(flyme edition)? [closed]

As title,my Meizu MX4 is flyme os(Chinese edition) ,I want to install Ubuntu touch as a single system,could u please give me some advice?Thank u in advance. In my idea,I want to install it by Ubuntu ...
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What to do when purchasing an app hangs up the home screen?

I tried to purchase a game on my BQ M10 but apparently the wifi here is too slow or unstable to finish the complete process in a timely manner. This left me stuck in an Ubuntu Store screen with a 'bad ...
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Cordova: SQLite-Plugin for UbuntuTouch

I've tried to get my Cordova app (developed for Android) running on Ubuntu Touch. First off all - it's building and starting. :-) Unfortunately I can't use the cordova-sqlite-storage plugin (https://...
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How to find M10 when connected to Ubuntu desktop by USB?

Connecting Aquaris M10 to Ubuntu desktop with USB, it appears in file manager, but no contents shown. Can view microSD contents when ejected from the tablet. Is it possible to get to the M10's ...
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content hub: make my app available to others

My app uses the phone's microphone to record audio. I need to make it available to other apps so that they can call upon it whenever they want to. Say email or a messaging service like telegram ...
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Access Camera from terminal/ssh on Ubuntu Touch (15.04)

Is it possible to access camera stream (or start the camera/mount it and then access it) from terminal (or a bash/python/etc script)? I tried accessing /dev/videoXXX without any luck... Any hints/...
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Ubuntu Touch general questions [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu touch on a Nexus 4 and on the BQ M10 tablet for a few weeks and I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop (Ubuntu user since 2006). I am very convinced about the direction taken by ...
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How can I get the click version from inside my app

Is there a way I can get my app version (i.e. the "version" field in manifest.json) from inside the app? I'd like to avoid generating a file that contains the version string.
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Ubuntu Touch - Addibg time & date stamp to photos

Is there a setting or an app thst I can use to add a time and date stamp to the photos that I take usingmy Touch phone? This is very useful to have when trying to sort out all the photos on my hard ...
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ubuntu-touch: packages not configured in libertine containers

Situation I have installed a number of programs in a libertine container - some via the libertine command, and some by 'apt get' after entering the container. It seems that many of them are not ...
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How can the Ubuntu phone screenshot sound be turned off?

I have set the phone (Aquaris E4.5) to silent, but taking a screenshot (up and down volume buttons) still produces a sound. How can this sound be turned off? I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 (OTA-10.1).
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What is the preferred way to store secret data on Ubuntu touch?

I am developing an Ubuntu Touch app which shall connect with an e-mail server. However, I do not know how to store the password so that it is safe, for example from abuse by people buying used phones ...
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Simple Javascript Scope HowTo and Examples

I am trying to develop a simple Scope for Ubuntu Phone (BQ 4.5 particularly). The scope's task should be just to display (and refresh) one web page directly in the scope, i.e. not to open a separate "...
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Ubuntu SDK validator bug about missing .desktop file from click package

I'm using the latest Ubuntu SDK build (based on Qt Creator 3.5.1) under Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I'm trying to start a Ubuntu Touch project (QML with C++, using qmake) from scratch, using a built-in example. ...
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UbuntuUI Html5 api optionselector - how to get and set selected Index? [closed]

I'm trying to use the optionselector in an html5-app. But it seems impossible to get the selected option (index or whatever). I also want to set the index as predefined choice. Here is my html: <...
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Ubuntu Touch - Unable to delete 5 pictures in on go

Has anyone come across this issue before, where if you try to delete 5 or more pictures (after selecting them all together), on confirming the delete, the gallery crashed and will close down? I had ...