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

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Can't unlock bootloader on my Wiko Goa

I'm trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Wiko Goa. However, I'm unable to unlock the bootloader. Could someone please help me?
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BQ Aquarius Ubuntu phone blue tooth keyboard

I have SV-05B wireless bluetooth keyboard and wanted to try and connect this to my ubuntu bq phone. When I go to the blue tooth connection the mac address of the keyboard comes up but it will not ...
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BQ aquaris 4.5 freezing on start up screen

today i factory reset my phone, worked fine.. then something went wrong again so i factory reset again( highly regret this now!) i was downloading the apps i needed, i was on whatsapp entering my ...
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How to create charts in QML?

I'd like to add to my application a page with not only raw figures but also eye friendly charts to display data. Is there a native component or a third-party plugin I could use to create such ...
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How can I enable developer mode or turn on USB debugging on my Nexus 7(2012) running with Ubuntu touch 13 (saucy)?

I installed Ubuntu touch 13 on my Nexus 7 V1, i cannot upgrade to the latest version via system update, so I want to reflash the system, but I cannot use USB debugging due to there is no developer ...
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Ubuntu Phone sleep command

I want to use a small script initiated by upstart to periodically synchronise calendar and contacts. The script works and it is started by upstart. Since it is in an endless loop until stopped I ...
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System command QML runs only in Desktop Kit

Following another thread Run system commands from QML App, I wrote a program that calls command arecord. I only replaced some lines in Main.qml: ... onClicked: { var lista1 = ...
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Ubuntu Touch for Nexus 7 2012

I know Ubuntu Touch for Nexus 7 (2012) has been deprecated. But there must be an option for installing it on my tablet anyway, the thing is all the tutorials I find are old, and refer to the time when ...
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What is the best way to propose a feature request on BQ Aquaris Ubuntu touch

I would like to suggest the ability to add the a Microsoft 'outlook.com'/'live.co.uk'/'live.com' account to the Ubuntu touch on Aquaris 4.5 phone. How can I get this request into the developer ...
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Disable top sites from Ubuntu Touch's default browser

Is it possible to disable the top sites in Ubuntu Touch's default browser when opening a new tab? So far the only way I've found is by removing the whole browser history, but that is not a solution ...
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Remove the circle from the lock screen on Ubuntu Touch

Is there any way I can remove the lock screen circle from my Ubuntu phone (even if it's just a temporary console hack that would be reset on the next update)? I have disabled the notifications anyway ...
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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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Enable visible mouse cursor in Ubuntu Touch

I am running a new nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch (3.4.0-4) installed. I have plugged a mouse into the usb slot, and the device receives input (randomly clicking and dragging works) but the mouse cursor is ...
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Forwarding contact via SMS Ubuntu BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5. I am looking for a way of forwarding a contact in my address book to another contact via a text message. Can't seem to find a simple way to forward a contact via SMS ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Phone prevent text messages from lock screen

On my Aquaris Ubuntu Phone, text messages quickly pop up on the lock screen. As I consider this a serious security issue, is it possible to hide any messages from the lock screen? Thanks for any ...
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File access outside application directory

I want to know is it possible to access files outside the application directory? e.g. /home/phablet, /media, etc. Okay, so precisely I want to use QDir and QFile to read the folders and the files ...
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My Ubuntu touch Aquarius do not install any apps

Since today 28/05/15 my Ubuntu touch aquarius do not install any apps When I try to install an app I have the following message: install failed try later! what the heck is going on? Anyone!
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Lenovo a706 with Ubuntu Touch

Can someone give a link to Lenovo a706 Ubuntu Touch ROM? I cant port it on my own( And i could't find such ROM on the Internet. And i realy wanted to have Ubuntu Touch on my phone
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How can I converge the touchpad and touchscreen interface? [duplicate]

Basically I want to begin migrating my Macbook Pro to Ubuntu Touch, while only making changes in the GUI. I need to expose the apple touchpad to the desktop as a touch surface, rather than mouse.
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Does Ubuntu Touch multitask like a desktop Ubuntu would?

I recently purchased a nexus 7 and would like to put Ubuntu on it. Regular Ubuntu is no longer supported for this device, only Ubuntu Touch. If I install Ubuntu Touch on my tablet, and plug in a mouse ...
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Automatically sync Calendar on Ubuntu Phone

I have a BQ Ubuntu Phone and use the calendar app in connection with google calendar. I am wondering, if I always have to press "sync" in the calendar app or if there is a way to actually ...
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Connect to Mir from terminal?

I'm trying to connect to Mir from the terminal in Ubuntu Touch, or more correct, the coreapp app mediaplayer-app is. I'm starting mediaplayer-app, but it can't find any mir-server. The mir server is ...
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How can I use VLC, Mplayer or ffplay in Ubuntu Touch/Phone?

I've installed them on Ubuntu Touch/phone - but when I start them in an terminal, Vlc, Mplayer will only play the video in ascii-mode, and ffplay complains that it could not intialize SDL. I guess ...
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What's the proper way of connecting a signal to a JavaScript method?

In an Ubuntu phone application, I need to perform some logic when an event occurs. Since I don't want to pollute the QML with too many lines of JavaScript, I made a class in an external file and I ...
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Show upcoming events in the today scope on ubuntu phone

I would like to see more upcoming events in my today scope (e.g. all events of this week or the next 5 events). Is there a way to show more then just the events that are actually today? Thanks, for ...
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How to remove the binary format already installed by openjdk-7

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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API State about sensors [Ubuntu Phone]

Good morning, I'm wondering if the LightSensor was implemented in the ubuntu-sdk 15.04 ? Because I tried to display the value of the light sensor with a QML app and the SDK 14.04, but it dosn't work ...
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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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gksudo equivalent for Ubuntu Touch

Is there a gksudo equivalent (or Cpp / Qml api call) that lets you ask for a password in a graphical way on Ubuntu Touch? Thanks
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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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Ubuntu touch: changing standard reminder time (possibly feature request)

Is it possible to change the standard reminder time on Ubuntu touch calendar ? In my Google calendar, the standard reminder time is 15 min, while Ubuntu touch has 0 min reminder time. When I enter a ...
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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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Will Ubuntu work on my Amazon Fire Phone?

It seems to fit the hardware requirements and there are plenty of guides on how to install on an Android, but I wanted to learn as much as I can before rooting my phone and possibly installing it. ...
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Ubuntu-touch facebook notifications are not received

I dont receive any facebook notification in my Aquarius e4,5. Access to facebook account is allowed in my phone. Is there necessary allow anything on facebook page or is there any known bug? Second ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch allow custom keyboards?

Does Ubuntu Touch allow the possibility of a custom keyboard (as is possible on Android)? By this I mean a proprietary "keyboard app" that you can install from a 3rd party developer. There at least ...
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Where does Telegram save sent pictures?

When someone sends me a picture, where does Telegram save it on the storage? Is there a special folder? Or do I have to save every single picture manually and even if I press "save" to gallaery, where ...
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How do I play flash or HLS-files on Ubuntu Phone

I'd like to watch streaming video from Svt (Swedish television). http://www.svtplay.se/ They only support streaming video in two formats: Flash and HLS (m3u8). I suppose flash isn't supported, but ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu phone on galaxy s3 [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu touch on my phone? My phone is galaxy s3.
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Ubuntu Touch emulator does not run app

I'm having troubles to run the default project app. It simply shows "Waiting for your emulator to get ready". After it is already running. The emulator is using a kit with 14.04 framework. So does ...
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Ubuntu command line system installation [duplicate]

Anybody know how to install ubuntu 14.04 command line system from usb?
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Banshee Crashes When iPod Touch is Connected (Ubuntu 14.04) [closed]

As the title says, everytime I plug my ipod touch in, then start Banshee the second the ipod is recognized by banshee, it crashes. Why? I am not overly-knowledgeable about Ubuntu, I only installed it ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Touch on a HP TouchPad?

I have already tried searching around, and the only solutions I can find are outdated and no longer work. Does anyone have an up-to-date way of putting Ubuntu Touch onto a HP TouchPad? I have a laptop ...
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How can I install Ubuntu to my meizu m1 note [duplicate]

Hi can anyone tell me please if i can install ubuntu to a meizu m1 note and how please????I write you from GREECE AND I HAVE TO MANY PROBLEMS WITH THE FLYME os
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Can I install ubuntu touch in konka KM7011BK tablet?

Is it possible to install ubuntu touch on konka tablet with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage? It also has a microSD card slot which can be expandable upto 32GB.