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

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How to download files (rar, zip …) via browser on Ubuntu-Touch

how can i download rar file via native browser in Ubuntu-Touch aquaris e4,5? I get the messages: "Sorry there arent currently any apps installed that can handle this type of content"
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Why can't I access my Bq Ubuntu phone on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have my device in the developer mode and I can browse the internal storage via Nautilus so the USB connection is working. However, neither adb nor phablet-shell can "see" my device. The devices view ...
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How to autostart an application on Touch device?

What if you want to distribute some daemons in ubuntu-click packages? What is the preferred way to start them on boot?
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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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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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media-scanner-service consumes 100% CPU on Bq Aquarius

I have have something like 10 Gigs of music on my SD card and media-scanner-service takes 50%-100% of CPU constantly. Rebooting or waiting doesn't help. I think it shouldn't take several days to scan ...
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No mail-notifications on Ubuntu Phone (bq Aquaris E4.5)?

I have installed the gmail scope/app from Ubuntu Core App Developers but I dont receive any notifications for new emails (worked once a few days ago for one mail though!). What am I missing? There is ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to view hidden files in the home folder via MTP?

When I connect my Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 with my Ubuntu 14.04.2 PC I can see all folders in the phone's home directory but no hidden files/folders like .local/share/.. This is annoying because many ...
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Why am I getting “FAILED (remote: (InvalidSize))” during a fastboot boot flash?

I am attempting to install Ubuntu Touch on my first gen Nexus 7, and I keep getting this response when I try to flash the bootloader: saintwacko@Tacitus ~/Downloads> fastboot flash boot ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to prevent webapps from stopping when losing focus?

I noticed that WebApps on my Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Editon are somehow frozen when they lose the focus or when the phone goes on stand-by. This is annoying when e.g. an Internet Radio WebApp is pushed ...
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How to access SD-card within Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition)?

I have just purchased a new bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition and I am not able to read or write on my SD-card. The smartphone recognizes the external drive, but neither the ubuntu touch file manager nor ...
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bq Aquaris E4.5 mobile internet problem

Mobile internet connection unstable and intermittent, most of the time not connected. WiFi works fine. The following was checked/confirmed: SIM card works fine on another phone tried both SIM slots, ...
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Set DNS settings Ubuntu Touch

Is there a way to change the DNS settings in Ubuntu Touch? If it's possible, is it possible to use other DNS settings when connected via 3G than the settings used when connected via WIFI? I cannot ...
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VOIP client on the Ubuntu-Phone bq Aquaris?

I see recommendations to use Yate or linphone. There are others as well. But: How to install on the Ubuntu Phone, as far as I can see there is nothing in the Ubuntu Store. Normal downloads will not ...
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GPS unvailable on aquaris E45

I'm facing a strange issue on my BQ Aquaris E45 Ubuntu edition, i'm on Ubuntu 14.10. While using every app or webapp, needing location it fails. my gps is on and detects my position. I also have ...
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Having generated a webapp with the generator, how do I test my click on the device?

I used the webapp generator at http://developer.ubuntu.com/webapp-generator/ to create a web container for cheesy 80s radio station Magic (as heard in most London taxis). I now have a shiny new click ...
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Cannot run QML App with C++ plugin

I'm trying to extend a QML App with C++ functionality. Basically I want to make the MythMote app which is available on Android available on Ubuntu Touch. Also see my other question for which I would ...
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How to run latest Ubuntu touch development release on bq phone?

Is it possible to run the Ubuntu Touch development release on the bq phone? If so, how do I do this?
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Qt Multimedia doesn't seem to work on Touch

Using Qt package 'Multimedia' to get cameras on the bq phone: QList<QCameraInfo> cameras = QCameraInfo::availableCameras(); cameras.size() always returns zero. Host 14.04, target 14.10, Qt ...
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How do I backup my Ubuntu Phone?

How do I backup my Ubuntu Phone so I can restore it to the same state after a factory reset? To specify, I'm looking for the following: Backup configuration Backup apps Backup app configuration ...
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Where is the factory-reset image located on the bq Ubuntu phone

The factory-reset option in system settings on the bq ubuntu phone reverts the phone back to factory settings. Where, on the phone, is the image located used by factory-reset to reset the phone?
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What archives is the bq Ubuntu Phone on?

So, I'm messing with my bq ubuntu phone, trying to install libreoffice but I hit a roadblock. Libreoffice isn't in the archives! What archives is the Ubuntu phone on? Can I "upgrade" to archives ...
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How to reset BQ Ubuntu phone when GUI is inaccessible?

I'm starting to mess around with the bq phone. Installing packages with apt and stuff like that. Is there a way to reset the phone when I mess things completely? I'm looking for a way to do it when I ...
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Where to get daily news about new Ubuntu Phone apps?

With the release of the Ubuntu phone, the apps environment is going to grow quite a bit. Is there any resource that offers daily updates about new released apps, scopes etc. in the Ubuntu store?
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ubuntuphone does not connect to ubuntu desktop

My BQ Ubuntuphone is not recognized by my Ubuntu-PC. Is there any special setting on either side to enable the connection?
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Is it possible to mount samba shares with ubuntu touch (bq aquaris 4.5)?

Is it possible to mount cifs shares on the ubuntu phone? (terminal suggestions are acceptable). If it is not possible, is it possible to browse such shares?
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Ubuntu Touch … how do you change the wallpaper?

Ubuntu Touch .... how do you change the wallpaper ?
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Location of edited text files on Ubuntu touch

Where does the Ubuntu-touch editor (Edit from the Ubuntu store on the bq aquaris 4.5) save files? I am able to open files I edited on the "local files" menu, but I cannot find where they are stored on ...
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How to share a file on bluetooth with Ubuntu Touch?

I want to share an image file from an Ubuntu phone. I opened the "Gallery" application, then I opened a picture, clicked on the menu and chose "Share". I got a screen to choose from 5 apps: Facebook, ...
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Where to report a bug/feature for the Today scope of Ubuntu Touch?

The "Weather" section of the "Today" scope on my Ubuntu phone shows temperatures in Fahrenheit units. I am using the metric system and would like to see Celsius degrees. I suppose this is related to ...
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Google Talk on ubuntu touch

is there any way how to use Google Talk chat on ubuntu touch aquaris e4.5? In internet browser is not possible force loading of full pages, all pages are show in mobile version, so i cannot use chat ...
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How to add a new keyboard layout to Ubuntu Touch?

I have an Ubuntu Phone and I need a keyboard layout for a language (Romanian) that's not in the list from System Settings / Language & Text / Keyboard layouts. I would like to contribute with the ...
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Is it possible to download things to the Aquarius E4.5?

The new ubuntu phone is amazing just missing apps like snapchat, whatsapp, kindle... So is there anyway to download these apps and/ or iTunes or Google play store to the BQ Aquarius E4.5?
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Mobile Internet issue on Ubuntu bq aquaris

Somehow theater mobile Internet doesn't work and I don't really have an idea why that could be. The phone shows the APN dato.bob in user-defined and I tried to write the APN name and password into ...
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Ubuntu touch SDK on other distribution

I would like to develop apps for Ubuntu touch, but the SDK is only available for Ubuntu and I run Archlinux on my desktop. Is there a way to install it anyway?
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris E4.5 USB Problem

I do not appear to have any USB Functionality on my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu Edition Phone. Plugged into Dell running Ubuntu 12.04 and neither the phone nor the Laptop see each other. USB power okay and ...
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Where is any tuner FM application in bq Aquaris 4,5E ubuntu phone?

I cannot find any application for FM radio in ubuntu phone. FM Radio from Zonov Roman from Ubuntu Store is not working on Aquaris e4.5
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Youtube on BQ Ubuntu Phone

Whenever I try to play videos on you**** there's only sound, and no video. The phone also stops playing when the screen lock is activated. Any ways to circumvent/fix this?
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Extending scopes

Is it possible to extend existing scopes on ubuntu-touch? Take the news scope for example, would it be possible to add additional news sources besides the ones already present (bbc news, euronews, ...
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Where is the terminal in Ubuntu Phone?

Just got the BQ and things are good. I just can't find the terminal. Does anyone know how to start it?
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Permanently disable error reports on Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition

I just received my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition yesterday and I'm having trouble with the privacy settings. When I disable the error reports (check don't send reports in the system settings) they are ...
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Ubuntu bq Aquaris 3g always showing roaming is on

I have a bq aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. If I connect to the 2g service, all is well. I can speak on the phone, use my mobile internet connection, no problem. If instead I try to use the 2g/3g ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch HTML5 app framework support WebGL?

I'd like to port my WebGL game for Ubuntu Touch. I guess WebKit is used for rendering so it should support WebGL...right?
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Where can I download newest OS images for my Bq Ubuntu Phone?

Where can I download newest OS images for my Bq Ubuntu Phone? Or is this possible at all?
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Compiling and running camera-app with Ubuntu SDK

Got camera-app, revno: 542. Host - 14.04, Ubuntu SDK. Target Desktop getting runtime qml error when trying to run the 'camera' run configuration: ...
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How should I report bugs in my Bq Ubuntu Phone?

On the desktop ubuntu-bug tool should be used, but what's the correct procedure to report Ubuntu Phone bugs?
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Ubuntu Phone camera is extremely unstable

I've had my phone for 3 days now, and I only manage to snap 3 pictures with my camera on the first day. Since then, the camera has stopped working. It takes ages to load, and when I finally managed ...
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How can I set the clock to 24 hour mode in Ubuntu Touch?

I'm Finnish but I want to use my phone in English (US). I cannot find a 24 hour clock setting. In Ubuntu desktop this is possible.
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Can't receive MMS on Aquaris-E4.5

I experience a bug with my brand new aquaris e4'5 Ubuntu Touch edition: I can send MMS but can't receive. Other French people seems to experience it too, with another provider (I'm on free mobile, ...
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Did I support Canonical financially, when I bought the BQ Aquaris? [closed]

I love the phone. I love the company. I certainly love Ubuntu. Lately I've been feeling bad just taking and not giving. So did I give a little back, when I bought the phone?