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

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Ubuntu Touch app development

I'm a fifteen year old who would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do ...
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How to install GStreamer 0.10 on Ubuntu touch nexus 7

I want to play one live video stream on my ubuntu touch tablet. I need a GStreamer 0.10 for my video showcase but I am not able to install it on ubuntu touch. Initially, I tried to execute "sudo ...
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How to add new caller to contacts ? ( BQ Aquaris E4.5 )

I got a call from an unknown number and now I want to add it to my contact list. How can I do that straight from the calls scope without trying to memorize the phone number?
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Ubuntu Touch Issues, cant install on Nexus 7

Trying to install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (2013) but when I get to the last step I run into a problem... I am using the guide here --->>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation I am installing ...
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Ubuntu touch no longer booting on BQ Aquaris 4.5

When I woke this morning my phone was off, but the battery still has a charge. When I plug it in the power socket, it shows the large battery icon and the change level. But it wont turn on. The ...
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Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -javaagent:/usr/share/java/jayatanaag.jar

Platform: Ubuntu 15.04. During building android 4.4.2_r1/ or phablet, it's stopped by the message: "You are attempting to build with the incorrect version of java. Your version is: Picked up ...
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Cannot Connect to WPA2 Enterprise on Ubuntu Phone

I wrote a NetworkManager config file by myself and I also tried the one mentioned by Stunts in this post. I put each of them into /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ but nothing happens. I ...
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Error opening zip file or JAR manifest missing : /usr/share/java/jayatanaag.jar

I've made a mistake by: "sudo rm -rf /usr/share/java" Now, every check version by "java -version" the output messages is: "Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: ...
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Ubuntu Touch: how to create a launcher to start a shell script?

On my bq Aquaris E4.5 I want to create a launcher button for the App Scope to start a shell script. Is there an easy way to create such a launcher?
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Where are the Call History and Telegram secret chats stored?

I am working on the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone and I am interested in finding out where the Phone Call history is stored. On a similar post I saw that the SMS are stored in this directory ...
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How to pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch BQ phone

How do I pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch phone (Aquaris by BQ) build r22? Behaviour: Keyboard is recognised by bluetooth manager, but button is & stays grey unable to pair. ...
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How to share videos from Ubuntu touch?

Hi can anyone help me here, when I take a photo on my BQ 4.5 I have options to share from my gallery. When I take a video I can't work out how to share the same options are not available when watching ...
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Change Aquaris phone ringtone

I tried adding more ringtones by following instructions here and on other fora, but when I typed: sudo mount -o remount,rw / in the terminal, I got the following message: only root can usr "- - ...
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ubuntu touch stacking notifications

I've been using Ubuntu Touch for about a week now, and the thing that bothers me most is that every single notification get's its own 'bar' how can I make it that it 'stacks' the notification per app? ...
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How to get the DPI of an ubuntu touch device

I would like to know the DPI of an ubuntu device so for example I could make a ruler app.
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How to make Ubuntu touch qml app fullscreen

I am making an Ubuntu touch app and I am wondering how you can make things such as games fullscreen like PathWind. Which means removing the notification bar. If I have a qml object as my main object, ...
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Is there any hope that apps will launch faster on Ubuntu Touch (BQ Aquarius E4.5) in future? [closed]

Is there any hope that apps on Ubuntu Touch (BQ Aquarius E4.5) are going to launch faster at some point in the near future? Or is there a technical limit so that this is not expected?
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How to get Ubuntu OS for my newly building smartphone

Is it possible to get Ubuntu OS for my newly building smartphone? I am going to launch a smartphone for the first time in my business. I am using Ubuntu for Desktop. Therefore i thought rather going ...
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Open source head unit [on hold]

Is there any drive from Ubuntu to create an open source car head unit interface? I'm currently searching the web and being baffled at the lack of versatility in the market for open source flexible ...
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Installing Ubuntu for phones onto a Moto G 4G LTE [duplicate]

could anyone help me or provide a link to a walk-through showing how to install Ubuntu for phones (as shown on the main site) onto my now clunky Motorola G 4g LTE. Any help would be incredibly ...
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Is there a way I could run the Ubuntu Desktop on Nexus 10?

I understand that Ubuntu Touch has ended support for the Nexus 10. Because I just purchased and now own a newer Nvidia Shield Tablet, I don't mind doing risky developer activities on my 32 GB Nexus ...
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Configuring Telegram on BQ Ubuntu Phone

Before switching to the Ubuntu phone, I tested Telegram on my old Android phone. Here I was able to change the profile picture as wel as the sound of the notifications. On the BQ phone, under ...
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If I buy an Ubuntu tablet, will I be able to use it in the same way as an ubuntu PC?

I'm looking to buy a new computer. I have noticed that I can get a 2 in 1 computer, with touch features and desktop features, provided by Windows 8. If I install Ubuntu, can I use touch features and ...
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qTox VoIP on the Ubuntu phone?

Has someone assessed how much effort is needed to make qTox VoIP client work on the Ubuntu Touch? Additional dependencies are OpenCV, OpenAL, opus, vpx. Disgusting pre-build scripts. Qt build ...
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Download Error - Download or install failed. Please try again

After updating my Nexus 4 to Ubuntu 15.04 (r2) two days ago I get an error when trying to install apps from the store: "Download Error - Download or install failed. Please try again". Can anybody ...
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FTP server on Ubuntu Touch?

as the title says, how can I run an FTP server on Ubuntu Touch? I want this so I can develop websites on the go (always have a full webserver and such with me instead of taking my notebook anywhere ...
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Installing Ubuntu touch on Nexus 4

At this point I am very confused even about whether my question is actually on the spot. I'm following this guide and I'm stuck at the point where you use the ubuntu-device-flash package in boot ...
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Installing on a BQ Aquaris 5.7

I am trying to install UT to a AMRv7 Mediatek Quad Core but when I input: root@lubuntu:~# ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable --bootstrap 2015/05/15 14:43:12 Expecting the device ...
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Whatsapp for UBUNTU Phone and Touch

Has anyone tried to install ubuntu watsapp for phone and touch following the instructions at this link http://www.whatsappfor.org/software/whatsapp-ubuntu-phone-touch/ ? It seems a little complicated. ...
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How to get GPS location in Ubuntu Touch installed on Nexus 7

I want to write a python program that reads current location of the device. To make it I'm looking for an API to access current GPS location in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7. This seems like a basic ...
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Ubuntu Touch - SMS “Service Centre” Setting

In order to send SMSs, my service provider says I need to set the SMS "service centre". In Android, it's apparently on option underneath messages-->settings, but I don't see where to set it on Ubuntu ...
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Using Android Apps on Ubuntu Mobile OS

An OS is not typically I look for in a mobile or a laptop. Since almost a year now, I have been addicted to this game Clash of Clans on my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1. I am looking for experimenting ...
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Where (if any) is the best place to submit feedback about the BQ Aquarius Phone?

I thought I'd buy the Aquarius to play around with Ubuntu Touch. I know it's a work in progress but a very good start. If I notice any bugs or would like to submit any other feedback, where should I ...
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Ubuntuphone, how to reset today-scope config?

my phone got the 14.10 (r22) update today, but the today-scope shows my old reported bug. I like to check if this can be repaired by a config reset of today-scope only. Can someone tell me place and ...
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Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5 dead screen

I bought a new latest Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. Phone is updated to Ubuntu 14.04, everything official. Phone was working quite fine until yesterday, when sudenly screen went of an since then I ...
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Ubuntu touch all icon lost after upgrade

I buy an Ubuntu phone BQ Aquaris since a month. After buy it few day later, I've got an upgrade notification. I do it and lost 4-5 icon in the app scope. Not very serious problem. I just uninstall ...
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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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Can't flash recovery image

I'm working about a month now on turning my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Android edition into an Ubuntu Edition. unfortunatly I always get this error: 2015/04/25 14:35:20 Device is |krillin| 2015/04/25 ...
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Ubuntu Touch HTML5 app Orientation lock

Can somebody tell me how can I fix my HTML 5 app into portrait mode only?
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bluetooth or GPS

I'm proud to have bought a Aquaris E4.5 with Ubuntu Edition. However, the GPS is not enabled. I flashed the system and get the rc 20150508 image (version 23). It solved the GPS problem. However, the ...
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Automatic share/backup of photos on touch

"Competing" phone os'es allow automatic replication of photos taken with the camera, to some kind of online storage. Android uses G+ and I assume IOS uses iCloud. Is there a similar option for ubuntu ...
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touch screen calibration [duplicate]

I'm trying to calibrate NEC tablet PC running Ubuntu 14.04. After the calibration using xinput I try to copy the results to the 10-evdev.conf,but cannot save it because of a permission error.
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Shazam for Ubuntu Phone? [closed]

DO you know whether anyone is working on an app that's similar to Shazam or Soundhound for the Ubuntu phone?
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Where is the guide to port Ubuntu touch to cyanogenmod based devices?

This guide on developer.ubuntu.com tells how to port ubuntu to android based devices. It also mentions Note that this guide focuses on porting to devices present in the AOSP tree and another ...
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BQ Ubuntu Phone does not find any music

After the last update r21 my BQ Ubuntu Phone does not show any music, neither in music app nor in the scope. Is there a known problem with media scanner? Problem remains even if I only put one MP3 ...
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Can't install Ubuntu Touch on BQ Aquaris E4.5

When I try to install Ubuntu Touch on my BQ Aquaris E45 I get the following message: 2015/05/10 15:43:03 Expecting the device to expose an adb interface... 2015/05/10 15:43:03 Device is |Aquaris_E45| ...
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How to force reboot of Ubuntu phone?

To me at happened that Ubuntu phone went black, background light stayed on but it didn't react to any input. How can I force reboot just with the hardware keys alone?
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Updates for Ubuntu on phones

I've got some questions concerning updates for Ubuntu on phones. What is the release cycle of Ubuntu on phones? Is it the same as for the desktop version? Who is responsible for providing updated ...
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Trouble accessing BQ Ubuntu Phone on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone. For a class project, I need to perform a simple forensics analysis on it. However, I am having trouble accessing the device from a computer (both Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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usb mount problem to aquarisE4.5

Regardless of restarts, I cannot connect with USB to my AquarisE4.5 through my file browser anymore. First it says: No such interface 'org.gtk.vfs.Mount' on object at path /org/gtk/vfs/mount/1. ...