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

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How to install latest ubuntu-device-flash in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to follow the instructions to flash my bq phone when I get the following error: $ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en --bootstrap --recovery-image ...
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Stop sleep in Ubuntu Touch webapp

How can I configure my webapp so the screen won't go to sleep when the app is open? This would be useful for the youtube webapp
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SpinBox and ColorDialog on Ubuntu phone

I would like to create an app which need to use SpinBox and ColorDialog. These components need QtQuick.Controls to work but seems to not be installed. How install QtQuick.Controls as requirement for ...
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Ubuntu Phone SimpleHTTPServer python

It is possible to use the module in Python SimpleHTTPServer on my Ubuntu Phone?
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Is it possible to port Ubuntu Touch to an MTK6592 device?

I have the Kingzone K1 Pro. It's a 4.2.2 device with the MTK6592 8 core chipset. Is it possible to port Ubuntu Touch to it?
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BQ Ubuntu Phone Network not available

My BQ Ubuntu phone will not display web pages or access network connections after leaving a secure wireless network, range. I can restart the phone & it works ok. The fault is that the phone ...
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Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu Music app doesn't work

-The SD-card works: I am able to read the documents which are on it, for example. -When I call up the SD card, on the other hand, there just a series of 00000 to be seen. -I can see the title of the ...
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Ubuntu Phone with USB Keyboard - Howto change external keyboard layout to German?

On my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5 I connected a wireless keyboard with a USB receiver module. Like I show in my German YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSYxwHMElbM But the the keyboard is ...
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Tether Ubuntu bq phone

How do you tether a bq Ubuntu phone to a laptop by usb or bluetooth? -- [is there an application?]
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Ubuntu Touch: Add contact list and calendars

I successfully set up the synchronization of my Owncloud server's default calendar and default contact list based on this askubuntu thread. I have more than one calendar and contact list on my ...
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Today and Nerby scopes have disapeared

Turned my bq Aquaris 4.5 ubuntu edition phone on this morning and the "Today" and "Nerby" scopes have disappeared. Apps,News,Video and Photos are still working. Any ideas? I have rebooted the phone ...
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Ubuntu Phone - detect system type Desktop or Mobile

Is there a way to detect platform from QML or Qt C++ classes? I have Qt/QML project supplied to Linux/Android/Windows at one time, I see it's possible to deploy it to Ubuntu Phone. Is there a way to ...
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Revealing Toolbar over Flickable

I want to create an app that uses a flickable to display text and allow the user to scroll down to continue reading the text. I also want to include some important functionality into the toolbar at ...
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How can I modify Ubuntu Touch image?

I want to modify Ubuntu Touch tarball to remove or add new system apps. Savvy APIs can't do that. How can I do ? I've mako (Nexus 4) device.
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I cannot install Ubuntu 15.04 due to having a touchscreen

I have a Lenovo S210 Touch. It has a touchscreen - this causes problems with both Ubuntu and elementary OS during installation. Basically, if I try to install either OS, the result is an inability to ...
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NM broken on new install - not saving oVPN pwd or init mobile PPP

I've (re)installed 15.04 on my X1 Carbon (migrated back from Fedora). Initially I tried restoring /etc/NetworkManager, but that got me nowhere fast, so I reverted to the stock's backup & manually ...
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cursor control poor during ubuntu 14.04.02 installation

While working with the install windows, I find that I cannot place the cursor accurately - it seems to "jump" away from where I click. I am working with a brand new Asus Q302L, windows 8.1, with a ...
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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? [on hold]

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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Manually partitioning oppo smartphones using ubuntu 14.04

I have an Oppo 1107. I want to get root access and wipe clean the system, data and cache partitions(if possible a custom recovery partition as well) and then flash ubuntu touch on it using my desktop ...
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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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Reminders won't sync

been using the app "Reminders" and it was working (albeit poorly). I tired to use it on 25/04/15 and I kept getting message "unknown error connecting to evernote" I can still view older notes on my ...
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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 [closed]

are there any plans to port osmand to ubuntu touch ? Thanks
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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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?