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

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Are CLI commands available for Ubuntu Touch’s SMS, Phone and Camera service? If so, what are the commands and where are the man pages for them?

I’m running Ubuntu Touch 14.10(r21) default OS for Aquarius e4.5 Ubuntu Edition. I want to be able to control some of the phone’s capabilities via ssh and CLI. I can ssh to the phone fine but I cant ...
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When will there be a cell phone with Ubuntu in the USA?

When I try to buy it says: Only available in the European Union. It would be good if this test would be opened up to the world. Ubuntu will give users of cell phones more privacy than Google's ...
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Flashing oppo smartphones using ubuntu 14.04

I have an Oppo 1107. I want to unlock and flash any version of ubuntu on it using my desktop pc running 14.04. Is it possible and how?
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How can I get shebang lines to work in Ubuntu Touch?

If I create a Bash script with a shebang line like #!/bin/bash, make it executable (chmod 755 setup.sh) and then try to run it directly (./setup.sh), I am presented with the following message: bash ...
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How do I find other developers that are interested in porting Ubuntu to a specific device?

I wish to port Ubuntu touch to Yu yureka(though this question is not device specific). How would I go upon finding other developers who are interested in porting and (more importantly)maintaining the ...
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No cellular data after update

I updated my BQ Aquaris saturday, and since then I have no cellular data anymore. WIFI works fine. I checked my APN settings, and they seem empty, I tried to change to custom settings and manually ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 - USB network adapter via OTG

I tried to get a network connection via an OTG USB ethernet adapter, but it does not seem to work OOTB. The very same ethernet adapter (from Apple, 2010) works with the Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 5 ...
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Network proxy settings BQ Aquaris E4.5

I am the proud owner of a brand new Ubuntu phone and come across a basic problem right away. How can I configure network proxy settings? I have poked around in the network settings, but have not found ...
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Reload website in ubuntu-touch browser

Is there a way to refresh the content of a website in the browser of ubuntu-touch phones? I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5 with 14.10 (r21).
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Installing a program on a ubuntu touch phone

I searched on the website but didn't found an answer. I heard a lot that developing an application with C, C++ or anything else. Is it really possible ? What I mean : Imagine I develop a program in ...
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Offline Navigation for Ubuntu Touch - osmand [on hold]

are there any plans to port osmand to ubuntu touch ? Thanks
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Ubuntu Phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5) with mouse - How to make mouse coursor visible?

When I connect a USB mouse to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, I can do different actions, with a non visible mouse cursor. Is it possible to make the mouse cursor visible? I installed a terminal ...
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Cannot update Ubuntu Touch 15.04 R2 apps on a Nexus 7 (2013)

I'm afraid usual updating process does not work anymore even deleting the user settings for Ubuntu One and adding them again (as suggested somewhere)... There are several updates and it starts to ...
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The lock-screen of the Ubuntu BQ

What are colored circles stand for? The large dark one tells the date or rather the number of days that have passed in a month but I can't figure out the colored circles since they vary in size, color ...
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No events in the Today scope on Ubuntu Phone

My BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition has access to my Google account, but none of my Google calender items is shown as part of the Events section of the Today scope. Why is there no events in the Today ...
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Can't use ubuntu-device-flash

Whenever I use ubuntu-device-flash on my BQ Aquaris e4.5 I get this: root@finlay-afr:/home/finlay# ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en --bootstrap 2015/04/25 ...
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How should I install Git on Ubuntu Touch?

I've got a nice little BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition here and I'm trying it out. Is there a sensible way to install Git on it? It doesn't appear to be available via the default repositories.
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How to run a shell script on Ubuntu-touch?

I want to run a shell script on my "bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition" phone in the Terminal App and created a shell script in /home/phablet/Documents/sync.sh #!/bin/sh # sync contacts and calendar with ...
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Ubuntu Touch Development: DBus connection via apparmor-template=unconfined?

I am trying to send DBus messages via Ubuntu Touch cpp application. With configuring default template (no error with "unconfined") for apparmor file my application is getting following error as reply: ...
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How to autostart a shell script on Ubuntu-touch?

I want to start a shell script on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition whenever I switch on the phone to syncronize my calendar and contacts via syncevolution with my owncloud server. How can I ...
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How to press ENTER in Nano on Ubuntu-touch via abd?

When I'm connected to Ubuntu Touch (bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition phone) via adb shell and I'm editing a shell script with Nano. How can I press ENTER to save changes? Nano does not accept the ...
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How can I make the apps in ubuntu phone using the SDcard instead internal memory?

Pls, if someone has an helpfull answer: When I download a video with "DOWN NOW", it goes by default directly into the internal memory. But as there is not enough space, so I need it to go the SDcard. ...
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Ubuntu Phone on bq: How to show which sim is used while incoming call

Is there any possibility to see on which sim the incoming call is coming ?
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adb shell on BQ Aquaris fails with “error: closed”

I'm trying to open an adb shell on my BQ Aquaris Ubuntu phone. Initially the command failed with a device not found error. Now after adding the phone's USB ID to a custom INI file as outlined here I ...
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Custom “widgets” in html5 app for Ubuntu Phone

I've reviewed the documentation here and that helps to get started, but leaves me with a question of how to make a reusable custom html widget. For example, if I have a list item which contains a ...
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Remove non-listed click target

I want to write an app for Ubuntu Touch and test it on my Aquaris BQ 4.5 Ubuntu Edition. I failed big time setting it up though and now ended up having no according click target: When I go to the ...
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Ubuntu-sdk Kits, mkspec and dbus errors

This is a double part issue : When I launch the ubuntu sdk I get the following message in the General Messages pane: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Will it be possible to develop ubuntu phone apps on ubuntu phones?

I was hoping that the ubuntu phone would bring true convergence of desktop and mobile operating systems and allow me to ditch all my other devices. I'm a developer and I want to create native ...
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How to resize a picture before sharing (email, chat, social) in Ubuntu touch?

I'm looking for a way to share pictures smaller than original size. Ideally multiple pictures. How should I proceed?
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Not able to connect to wifi on BG Aquarius 4.5 Ubuntu edition

I am not able to connect to WIFI even when it has functioned before. I used sudo and added phablet ALL=NOPASSWD: ALL I have also set root group privileges to phablet, what has removed other groups ...
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Ubuntu Touch's free download

Can I download Ubuntu Touch from any site or do I have to buy it?
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Error Message while rebooting Nexus 7 tablet for ubuntu touch

I tried installing Ubuntu touch on my nexus 7 wifi tablet 2013 edition and I am getting this error: "Your phone needs restoring from a PC or service center" could anyone please tell me how to make ...
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Ubuntu touch on Windows 8 (x86-64) tablet

A note to readers: Yes, this question has already been asked. However, most of the questions asked about this topic never received an answer, and those questions that did receive an answer are grossly ...
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How to create a local calendar on Ubuntu Phone

How can I create a second local calendar on Ubuntu Phone? If I try to do it with the button in the calendar app, it just leads me to the account settings but there is no option to create another local ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Disappearing Component in Layout

I finally fixed an issue that I was having. One of my ItemLayout components would not display anymore when the layout changed between two conditional layouts. For a simple example, in the following ...
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Ubuntu nexus 7 installer - installation failed

I am trying to install ubuntu on my nexus7(wifi tablet 2013 edition) tablet. After downloading rootfs.img, its getting loaded but while flashing it's throwing error "installation failed". Device has ...
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Tutorial for StyledItems for Ubuntu Touch

Is there any toturial or example how to modify the style of StyledItems? I'm writing an QML app and want to modify some header layout items, without copying and modding all ambiance theme files. For ...
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What's new in the next phone update?

Last week, there was an OTA software update for Ubuntu phone (https://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/04/16/phone-updates-april/). Now I have just read ...
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No Telegram notifications on Ubuntu BQ phone

After the last OTA update on the Ubuntu BQ phones (r21) my Telegram refuses to push notifications. I have tried using two different Ubuntu One accounts to configure the push, but no luck. Any ideas ...
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Syncevolution in cronjob to sync the ubuntu phone via caldav/arddav

I want to sync my contacts and calendar from my Ubuntu Phone to a self-hosted owncloud server. Since there is no out-of-the-box support yet, I tried this explaination. However, this only works from ...
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Ubuntu Phone as PC

I feel "smart-phones" are computers, but none of OS is made to support desktop applications. Will Ubuntu Phone have that feature in near future. Will we be able just to connect phone to a monitor and ...
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Can't update the programms Ubuntu phone [duplicate]

My Ubuntu phone have several updates. The update for the system is succesful, but the updates voor programs doesn't work. The updates are for instance Dekko, Music, Tagger etc. When I click on ...
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Can I run 32/64 bit mathematica on Ubuntu touch?

I'm going to install Ubuntu on my android tablet. After that can I run Wolfram Mathematica 32/64 bit on it?
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Phone welcome screen - round circle infographic - how it works

Has the whole flower art no actual meaning besides amount of usage of the phone? (including the very specific highlighted single dot from on the circle? I'm puzzled by the welcome screen. Since the ...
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How to acess bookmarks in touch browser

On BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition in internet browser: I assume hitting star is a way to save bookmarks. I can't find a way to access already saved bookmarks. Top right menu only shows: share ...
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Ubuntu-touch, no sound over headphones [closed]

I have the new Auquaris 4.5 and generally everything is fine. But now suddenly I don't have any sound over headphones. The speakers are working fine. I tried to restart the phone and the pulseaudio ...
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Why is htop not aviable for Ubuntu touch?

I recently noticed some UI-refreshrate-drops on my Nexus4 running Ubuntu Touch and wanted to see if I could find a process standing out in cpu usage etc. I wanted to install htop in the console app, ...
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Ubuntu Touch versions?

I understand Ubuntu Touch has different versions. Do they correspond to the regular desktop/server versions, i.e., will there be an Ubuntu Touch 15.04 next week too?
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my Ubuntu touch app is published but not showing in the app store?

my Ubuntu touch app is published but not showing in the app store? WHY?
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3g/2g not working after vivid update, how do I get it working again?

I recently did the OTA update to Vivid Vervet on my Nexus 4. Before the update mobile data worked fine, but after I can only use wifi for net access (although MMS still works) Is there a command ...