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

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Ubuntu desktop settings menu replaced with one from ubuntu touch?

Okay so I have a really weird issue, my settings menu in Ubuntu 13.10 (desktop) has been replaced with what appears to be the one from Ubuntu touch. It even has a button labeled "About this phone". ...
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Can I format my Kindle Fire (1st Gen) and install Ubuntu touch?

I have an old 1st Gen Kindle Fire that I do not use often anymore. I shattered the screen a year or so ago, and it was too expensive to fix at the time. Parts are cheaper now so I ordered off Amazon ...
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QML: QChar Booleans are undefined

function myFunction(x) { console.log(x.isLetter) } myFunction("s") When I run this in a .qml file, it tells me that "isLetter" is undefined. Why? ...
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QML: How do you toggle boolean?

In QML, how do you toggle boolean non explicitly? For example: Whenever a button is pressed, a boolean property will simply switch to its other value. If false, it will be come true. If true, it ...
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ubantu installation for Micromax and HCl mev1 [duplicate]

I want to Chang my phone Micromax a111 and tablet hcl meV1 os into ubantu os ..... plzzz tell it will be possible or not. Both are non rooted so kindly plzzz help me
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Ubuntu Touch Uninstall p4

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (gt-i5500) (p4wifi) but it doesn't look as good as i thought. Now, I want to reinstall the stock firmware, but windows doesn't show the Tab ...
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Ubuntu on Nokia n8 [duplicate]

I have a nokia n8, with nokia Belle OS. Why can you only install ubuntu touch on nexus phones. shouldn't it be posible to install it on any phone. if you delete the original OS.
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QML: How to display a “<” character in a richTextBox?

The code in question: description.insert(0,"<tr><td><H1> ---Less-Than-Sign-Here--- </H1></td><td><font face='Ubuntu'size='3'color='#f37420'> ...
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How to use Ubuntu Touch IMG files [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my x86 tablet and I noticed a few files available to download called: trust-preinstalled-boot-i386+generic_x86.img ...recovery-i386+generic_x86.img ...
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IMEI lost in Galaxy nexus

After installing ubuntu touch, i was not getting any carrier signal though wifi was working. Even after tapping around the cellular settings, there was no signal. Something told me to check the IMEI ...
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QML: What is the difference between Row and TemplateRow?

TemplateRow is just an example out of several. There is also TemplateSection and I assume TemplateColumn as well as many others. When should I be using Row{} vs TemplateRow{}?
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Error running Ubuntu Emulator

I'm getting the following error when I try to run Ubuntu Emulator, Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom ... done. [ 10.407868] init: ureadahead main process (399) terminated with status 5 I even ...
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Ubuntu Touch “Flo” Preinstalled .zip missing

I'm trying to manually install Ubuntu Touch on my N7 (flo). I can't seem to find the .zip file for it (I can find the boot, system, and recovery .img's). Could anyone point me to this?
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How to use QAudioOutput in Ubuntu Touch

When I run QAudioOutput on Ubuntu Touch in confinement, It reports permission error. Basically it is trying to create a directory in /run/user/*/pulse which is rejected by the confinement. How to ...
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QML: What does i18n.tr(“blah blah blah”) mean?

Specifically, what is i18n.tr short for?
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Imports for executing system commands? [duplicate]

QML at the moment lacks the ability to execute basic system commands. What libraries or functions can be imported to add this functionality to a .qml file?
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In QML, is there a Conditional Layout that corresponds to the phones orientation?

So instead of guessing it with something like this: ConditionalLayout { name: "column" when: layouts.width > units.gu(50) Column {... It would be something like this: ...
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Is it possible to shrink/enlarge/edit Ubuntu partition/filesystem on a Nexus4 dual boot system?

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 device, using this procedure, in dual boot mode (Android 4.4.2 + U.Touch). Then I was trying to install some packages (prerequisites for another ...
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Ubuntu Touch OS for N900 phone + how to install?

I recently got interested and bought a used N900, because of the many cool things I heard about it. While trying to install an application through HAM, I think I made a mistake and now the phone is ...
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What does .gu stand for?

What does .gu stand for? For example: ConditionalLayout { name: "row" when: layouts.width > units.gu(50) //right here Row { anchors.fill: parent etc....
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QML: Simplest way to write to a text file?

QML at the moment lacks basic system commands, so I am looking for the most simple template to write to /tmp/text.txt. Here is a starter: import QtQuick 2.0 import Ubuntu.Components 0.1 import ...
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Syncevolution remove address database

I want to remove my address book database and start fresh with a new Google contacts sync. How do I remove it?
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Apps in ubuntu touch [duplicate]

I have got a ubuntu touch OS installed on my android phone. Now my first question is how to develop an app. And my second question is how to install any app on my ubuntu touch? please help!!!
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Will Ubuntu Touch support a range of Bq Aquaris phones, especially the 5.7inch model?

My understanding is that the Bq Aquaris 4 or 4.5 will be one of the official Ubuntu phones available later in 2014. Will Ubuntu Touch images be made available for the full range of Aquaris models, ...
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Ubuntu touch on Xperia z tablet (LTE) [duplicate]

Is it possible to install ubuntu touch on Xperia Z tablet(LTE) using the method describe here? Thanks
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I can install Ubuntu for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3? [duplicate]

I just wanna know if I can put ubuntu on my Galaxy Mega 6.3. I like how it's works and the difference between android and ubuntu.
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How should I design an Ubuntu app icon for Unity 8?

Are there any guidelines available for designing an Ubuntu app icon which will fit in visually with the rest of the system? By this, I mean it should be consistent with the new app icons being used in ...
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Porting Ubuntu Touch On Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus [duplicate]

Can i port Ubuntu Touch on samsung galaxy s2 plus i9105p? thanks
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Publish a QML/C++ application as a click package

I've written an application which I would like to publish as click package. All the guides and prepared projects mention plain QML applications only. My application furthermore depends on a shared ...
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Is it possible to make bootable USB for Ubuntu Touch? [closed]

I own an Akoya P2212T (Intel Celeron N2920, FHD Touchscreen with USB port) and have tried booting Ubuntu Desktop and it works. Now I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch on this device. But, how do I ...
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Ubuntu touch HTML5 app tab navigation not working

I am new in ubuntu touch app development, I am using HTML5 instead of QML. below is my code. <div data-role="mainview"> <header data-role="header"> <ul data-role="tabs"> ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Touch on a Huawei Ascend P6? [duplicate]

I have a Huawei Ascend P6 phone and I want to install Ubuntu Touch. Is my device supported by Ubuntu Touch?
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Details about hardware requirements for ubuntu touch

I am considering getting a new Android tablet and installing Ubuntu Touch on it. On the Ubuntu "Operators and OEMs" page, there is a table of the hardware requirements to run Ubuntu Touch on a tablet. ...
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Cannot import directory path to qmlscene

I am trying to import directory in QML as explained, here: http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5.0/qtqml/qtqml-syntax-directoryimports.html. I have the following ubuntu-app | - extras1 | - extras2 | - ...
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Why wouldn't sound be heard on the phone when it works on the desktop with an Ubuntu Touch app?

I have an Ubuntu Touch application in the works. The application needs to playback sound. I've used QtMultimedia from C++ for sound playback. The sound plays fine on PC but not on the phone. The odd ...
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Problem with boot after Ubuntu touch

I wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch so I downloaded and installed on my laptop. Now Ubuntu won't boot! Please help. The screen shows: Couldn't find data partition. Spawning adbd ...
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Ubuntu for Xperia E C1505? [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu in my Sony Xperia E C1505 by flashing the old android jb 4.1.1 ? If so, what features may I expect and what not ?
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what cd burn lib for app development libburn

Hi I am developing a GTK front end for playing audio files, encoding them then burning audio cd's. I have playing and encoding implemented but have run into a wall with burning. I would rather not ...
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Whatsapp on Ubuntu Mobile [duplicate]

Do you know if there is some Whatsapp client on Ubuntu for mobile phones? I would want to use it. Thanks in advance.
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About link to download ubuntu nexus 7 version [duplicate]

i contact with you because i see that the link to download ubuntu nexus 7 version don't work. It's only a time iusse or the link are disabled indefinivetly
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does ubuntu-sdk all programming language supports all mobile devices?

ive installed ubuntu-sdk , and the main goal for this installation is to develop mobile apps, for all devices iphone/galaxy...etc saw the project programming language select, html5....python. can i ...
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while installing ubuntu phone [duplicate]

While installing Ubuntu phone I entered: sudo fastboot oem unlock It doesn't read the device and printed: < waiting for device > on the terminal. Note my device is genx GX Pad 370 G with ...
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Where do I download Ubuntu Touch from?

I'm interested in Ubuntu Touch, but I can't figure out how to download it. Where can I download it from?
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Running apps from sdk on nexus 4

I wanted to play around with Ubuntu Touch, so I installed the Ubuntu SDK 2.8.1 and dual-booted my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu and Android. But when I connect my Nexus to the SDK, I can start an ssh session ...
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Having trouble installing Ubuntu Phone SDK

I've been trying to install Ubuntu Touch development software, and tried installing the packages by trying these two commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa as well as ...
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How do you launch system applications from within a Ubuntu Touch app?

Android had a concept of Intents by which you can launch the system apps using your own apps. Does Ubuntu touch have any options like that? If so how can one do it?
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How to recieve call to custom URL handler in Ubuntu Touch QML

I have a QML application that needs to react to a custom URL handler call, like "myapp://something". I know I need to register the URL handler in my *.desktop file as: ...
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Porting Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy Trend GT-S7560 [duplicate]

Browsing on your site I came across the porting department and there I found a few interesting phones with the same technical specifications as the Samsung GT-S7560. I wanted to ask if you ever ported ...
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How safe is ubuntu touch on nexus 7 2012

I don't know if the version provided by ubuntu for grouper is complete, or if its safe. I just want a portable Linux(Ubuntu) device. That can handle everything that my PC can(quite easily.) Any will ...
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Ubuntu Touch for Motorola DROID Maxx [duplicate]

Hey I know that this question has been asked before and was claimed to be answered already but I couldn't find the answer so I brought it upon myself to either ask someone to post the answer or at ...