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

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Reorder icons in ubuntu-touch appmenu

In Ubuntu touch, I'd like order icons in apps louncher (appmenu?) in a way that is pertinent for me. Is there a way to do that? I don't see how I could move or group them...
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installing Ubuntu on surface pro 4

I have moved from win 10 to Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried following this article and this video, but still have run into problems as the latest kernel version is 4.6.3. I'm still running on the kernel ...
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Why is link to gmail message from notification dropdown intermittent?

On BQ Aquaris-M10, gmails appear in the notification area drop-down (upper-right corner) turning the envelope green with e-mail headers shown below. When I touch an individual e-mail to launch full-...
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The SD card and external hard drives are not readable on tablet BQ M10

when I connect an external hard drive or SD card to my tablet BQ M10, I see them do not appear in the shortcut menu of the file manager. When I put MP3 files on my SD, it will not appear in music. On ...
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Ubuntu on Surface Pro 4

Last night I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS alongside Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4 for programming. I did all that with the help of an external keyboard and mouse because Surface keyboard and ...
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Running QML/C++ application build with CMake is unable to run from QtCreator or snap package

I am trying to get a QML/C++ application packaged as a snap. I am using CMake as a build system. The application builds fine and I am able to run the executable by double clicking on it. When trying ...
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Kanbanflow on Ubuntu Touch

Does anyone know if there is an app (or scope) that I can use, to connect to my Kanbanflow online project/task management account? I can see that there are a few "Task" apps that connect to your ...
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Meizu MX 4 Ubuntu edition recovery mode not working

I have Meizu MX 4 running the latest stable OTA release. I've tried using the recovery mode to install flyme or install new channel of Ubuntu Touch, but the recovery mode seems to not work. I only get ...
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Meizu MX 4 Ubuntu edition power off button not working

I have Meizu MX 4 running the latest stable OTA release. In addition to experiencing issues with the touch screen not working as described in here: Ubuntu Touch MX4 screen is not working the power off ...
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Ubuntu Touch MX4 screen is not working

I have Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and I have issues with its screen. The bottom edge is not working and I can say the same for the hardware button. Actually regarding that hardware button - when I ...
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NordVPN in Ubuntu Touch OTA 11

Can someone explain how to set up NordVPN on Ubuntu Touch version OTA 11? I found this tutorial for the Ubuntu desktop: https://nordvpn.com/tutorials/linux/openvpn/.
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Ubuntu Touch general questions [on hold]

I have been using Ubuntu touch on a Nexus 4 and on the BQ M10 tablet for a few weeks and I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop (Ubuntu user since 2006). I am very convinced about the direction taken by ...
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Can Ubuntu touch read NTFS formatted micro SD card?

Failed to add storage device. Make sure device is formatted correctly. I was under the impression that Ubuntu can read NTFS formatted discs? Fat has a 4 GB limit, which is problematic with large files....
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Wacom tablet, Ubuntu 16.04, disable touch after resume from suspend

I have the latest Ubuntu version and an Intuos 5 tablet. I can't disable its touch function through the GUI, so I wrote a simple script to do that and have it run at startup, which works just fine. ...
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Why is the Ubuntu Touch browser reloading the web pages each time I select the tab?

I have noticed that Ubuntu Touch default browser does not keep open web pages and reload the each I switch from one tab to another. Why is it so? Should I fill a bug report?
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Ubuntu touch on Samsung note 5? [duplicate]

I am a avid user of Ubuntu using it on my desktop, laptop, and also at my university where I am a geophysics undergraduate. I would love nothing more then to add Ubuntu touch to my Samsung note 5 and ...
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Asus TF700t Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot

I want to dual boot my transformer infinity. I like android, but as an IT student it cannot do everything I need homework wise, besides pocket Minecraft sucks. So I want to have my cake and eat it ...
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Can I remotely control my Ubuntu PC (16.04) from my BQ m10 Ubuntu Tablet?

I'm looking for a way to remotely control my desktop on my PC Ubuntu 16.04 from my Ubuntu touch BQ m10. is it possible? Thanks!
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How to install ubuntu touch on my normal Meizu MX4(flyme edition)? [on hold]

As title,my Meizu MX4 is flyme os(Chinese edition) ,I want to install Ubuntu touch as a single system,could u please give me some advice?Thank u in advance. In my idea,I want to install it by Ubuntu ...
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch offer APIs for battery, installed apps enumeration, WiFi and cellular info, OS info, confinement info, etc?

I'm in the progress of porting my existing 'droid app as a native Ubuntu Touch QML + QT5 C++ app. I've tried to find a native Ubuntu Touch or QT5 API for the following goals, but without a luck so far....
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Alternative way to download and install Ubuntu Touch (dual boot) on Nexus 4

Since I have connection issues (I live in China, where nothing will download properly except if provided a mirror inside China), I have downloaded the Clockworkmod Recovery image for mako, the ...
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Nixos package manager on Ubuntu touch

Would the nixos package manager work on an ubuntu touch device without making the system read-write?
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Is it possible to use libertine on an Aquaris E4.5 yet?

Libertine is a software for ubuntu touch devices, which acts as a container for legacy x-apps to make them running on your device. Thete are videos and instructions of people, who got libertine ...
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On M10, set “Notifications” as default control/notification in UR corner?

On the M10, can "Notfications" (green envelope) be set as the default tool in the notifications/controls area of the user interface (tablet upper-right corner) so that swiping down from UR corner ...
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Problems with the m10

I recently purchased the Aquaris M10 and I am experiencing extremely laggy behaviour. When I use the "browser" every time I leave a website, when I return, even the next second, it reloads it. Firefox ...
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How to work with QVariant(QJsonDocument) in javascript

I try to write a ubuntu app. My problem is, that i want to fill the ListModel in my qml. ListModel { id: model } i do that by using javascript: fill(database.get()) The database is defined ...
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Ubuntu Touch MX4 screen not working

I have contacted Meizu and Canonical but not getting any answers. I have a MX4 and dont know what is going on with the device, the screen has died in the middle and 4 5 6 and the home key and bottom ...
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Making a snap to run on Ubuntu Touch

I am looking to investigate the process of creating snap packages as detailed here - but before I do - would it be possible to compile a programme - specifically FoxtrotGPS - to run on Ubuntu touch? I ...
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Why is the Ubuntu Touch Emulator so slow? How to speed it up in Ubuntu 16.04? [on hold]

I have an Intel® Core™ i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz × 8 processor, and 8 GB of RAM on an Ubuntu 16.04 64bit machine.
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About Ubuntu Touch Reboot Problem [on hold]

I try use Ubuntu Dual Boot on my Galaxy Nexus for Ubuntu touch. When i tap the Reboot to Ubuntu button, its reboot to bootloader. Can you help me please? Regards...
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Ubuntu Touch - Backup

Is there a way I can backup my Ubuntu phone and/or tablet (either a one off or periodically), like there is with my Ubuntu laptop? I am looking for something like rsynk or freefilesync. I personally ...
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Ubuntu Touch Development - first steps in cross-compiling and installing?

I have a bit of home-built C++ code using Qt that I run on my Ubuntu Desktop, and I've been fooling around with the Aquaris M10 tablet running Ubuntu Touch for a while... I got to thinking, I'd really ...
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Ubuntu-touch ruby / rails development: installing with rvm

I have a Bq10 tablet running Ubuntu-touch OTA-11. I want to be able to work with Ruby and rails apps. Usually I use rvm for this. Is it possible to install rvm [or something similiar] using ubuntu-...
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How can i build an ubuntu touch app only in c++ (without qml) and with cmake

is there a way to configure a cmake file for building a click-package without qml. i like to start programming in the main function with QApplication and only my own window class. my goal is to write ...
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flash ubuntu touch on nexus 4 hangs

I have tried to follow this guide and flash Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. After I run: ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap but the tool hangs like this: 2016/...
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Want to test Ubuntu touch or Ubuntu phone os on a virgin mobile device. Any recommendations? [duplicate]

long time Linux participate and virgin mobile customer, I couldn't be happier with my virgin mobile service. It's tops, and Ubuntu has been my favorite os since 2012 when it left all other Linux ...
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How to reinstall OTA 11 Ubuntu Touch on a Meizu MX4

Iam experiencing some problems with the last update of my MX4 so maybe I need to reinstall OTA11. What is the way of doing this?
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Phone availability [on hold]

Does anyone know what is happening to the Ubuntu phone availability? I am looking to buy another one and all models seem to be out of stock. Is this a temporary thing or is something happened, ...
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What to do when purchasing an app hangs up the home screen?

I tried to purchase a game on my BQ M10 but apparently the wifi here is too slow or unstable to finish the complete process in a timely manner. This left me stuck in an Ubuntu Store screen with a 'bad ...
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Cordova: SQLite-Plugin for UbuntuTouch

I've tried to get my Cordova app (developed for Android) running on Ubuntu Touch. First off all - it's building and starting. :-) Unfortunately I can't use the cordova-sqlite-storage plugin (https://...
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How to find M10 when connected to Ubuntu desktop by USB?

Connecting Aquaris M10 to Ubuntu desktop with USB, it appears in file manager, but no contents shown. Can view microSD contents when ejected from the tablet. Is it possible to get to the M10's ...
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content hub: make my app available to others

My app uses the phone's microphone to record audio. I need to make it available to other apps so that they can call upon it whenever they want to. Say email or a messaging service like telegram ...
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Access Camera from terminal/ssh on Ubuntu Touch (15.04)

Is it possible to access camera stream (or start the camera/mount it and then access it) from terminal (or a bash/python/etc script)? I tried accessing /dev/videoXXX without any luck... Any hints/...
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Consequences of using apt-get in ubuntu touch

I have just received my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. I have been playing around with it and find that it is just what I expected it to be. One of the great things about it is a full ubuntu stack, ...
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How can I get the click version from inside my app

Is there a way I can get my app version (i.e. the "version" field in manifest.json) from inside the app? I'd like to avoid generating a file that contains the version string.
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Ubuntu Touch - Addibg time & date stamp to photos

Is there a setting or an app thst I can use to add a time and date stamp to the photos that I take usingmy Touch phone? This is very useful to have when trying to sort out all the photos on my hard ...
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Show GPX traces in Ubuntu Touch

Do you know if there is a map app that allows to show GPX traces? I have downloaded the GPX file of a hiking route and I would like to follow it on the OSMscout map or something similar.
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How to Disable Ubuntu Phone “auto dim” function?

Is there a way to disable the auto dim function of the Ubuntu Phone (14.10 r22)? Even though I can disable the auto-brightness function and set the screen timeout to 10 minutes (or never) the screen ...