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

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touch screen not working on Toshiba Satellite Radius p55w running ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The touchscreen worked once and then it stopped. Anyone know why of how I may fix it? Thanks
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How to watch tv or listen to radio on Meizu Pro 5

Is it possible to watch tv or listen to radio on Ubuntu Touch. I live in Denmark, and I would like to listen to e.g. DR P4, or watch live TV. Hope someone can help.
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Did I (functionally) brick my Ubuntu touch phone? (BQ Aquaris E4.5)

Background I bought a factory resetted BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and as an experienced, trusting Ubuntu user, the second thing I did, after taking pictures, copying over some music, adding some ...
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How to set default browser on Ubuntu touch?

I want to set Firefox as default browser on Ubuntu touch so that links in Dekko, Rss reader... open in Firefox in stead of the Ubuntu touch browser. I can't find a "default browser" setting in the ...
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How do install ogg-opus codecs on my Meizu Pro5

I would like to play ogg-opus music files on my Meizu Pro5. Not interested in encoding, just playback. I have the terminal app installed, but do not know which files to apt-get install. The ...
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Ubuntu on Surface Pro 4 [duplicate]

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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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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touch screen not working on xperia z1 after porting

Touch screen not working on xperia z1 after porting with ubuntu.img and boot.img.i used honami from http://people.canonical.com/~okubik/minato/ any alternatives method or solutions for ubuntu touch on ...
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Translation feature (i18r) of ubuntu sdk does not work

I use the translation feature of the ubuntu sdk (i18n.tr("")) to translate my app into different languages. When i test the translation on a ubuntu phone device i get only the basic form of the ...
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U1Db QML API database on Application update

I have made an application in QML that uses U1Db qml Api (sdk 15.04.5). The Application create a database to save his data. The application is already loaded on Ubuntu store and available to the users....
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How to install Android on BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition?

I've been amongst the first users of BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet and I'd been waiting for a Ubuntu tablet for 4+ years. Now after playing around a lot my final rating for this device + OS ...
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How to restore deleted files in ubuntu phone

I'm looking for a recycle bin location and ways to recover deletwd files using file manager in ubuntu touch phone.
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Why does Bq M10 tablet file manager make duplicates when renaming?

Using the Bq M10 tablet file manager to rename files located on the microSD card, a duplicate un-renamed file is copied onto the device itself, creating a duplicate and cluttering. Why?
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Does Ubuntu Touch support display port?

The superbook is a laptop shell fit Android phones that uses DisplayLink over the phone's USB port. The owners say that the DL video also works with Windows Phones because they support DL. Does ...
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How to restore Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition to Factory Settings

I tried installing Libertine on my phone to take advantage of installing some legacy apps. The install failed due to some dependency issues. No big deal I thought. But my phone got reset and when I ...
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How do i seperate a scope javascript scope to multiple files [on hold]

I`m developing a simple web search scope (since weridly enough I couldn't find one). anmd after creating the POC i noticed the the main javascript file is quite large and complicated... is there ...
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How can Google Chrome be installed on Ubuntu Touch?

I want to experiment with the App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) in Google Chrome in order to see if Android applications can run easily in Ubuntu Touch. In order to do this, I first need to install Google ...
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition

I'm attempting to locate a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition Phone so I can find Australian prices, and purchase. All the sites I've been to in an attempt to locate a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition Phone, state ...
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Unlock smartphone bootloader issues [duplicate]

I want to installing Ubuntu Phone/touch. When I will unlock the bootloader, I type and get the following: root@rappler-Virtualbox:~# fastboot oem unlock ... FAILED (unknown OEM command) finished. ...
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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I would like to know how did you solve this issue?. Please see the attached screentshot of the result. Device not found error Also, I followed this post https://plus.google.com/107365438415018184209/...
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Ubuntu Phone: Sending messages to multiple contacts over messaging-app

Since i changed my phone number, i want to send most of my contacts a sms with my new number. On Ubuntu Phone this is very unconvient because the application has to switch to the contact register for ...
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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 i Install ubuntu phone with UbuntuMATE?

i'm a new member. I have installed ubuntuMATE wich is installed on RaspiberryPi 2. I'm insterested to install Ubuntu Phone for my SmartPhone... Can i Install UbuntuPhone OS with ubuntuMATE?
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Ubuntu phone screen only shows intermittently

My meizu mx4 is not working after the last update. It switches on and runs as normal, but the screen turns off as the lock screen appears- it then switches back on for a few seconds every few minutes, ...
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ubuntu phone SO dual boot?

A few months ago I bought meizu Pro 5 (ubuntu edition) and I need whatsapp among other android apps. It is possible to make a dualboot or if unable to do so, as it could make a copy of the entire ...
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Ubuntu touch Terminal app asks for password

I just installed ubuntu touch latest devel on my nexus 7 2013. Everytime i open the terminal app it asks for a password. I am not talking for the root password that i read it is "ubuntu". Does anyone ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Meizu Pro 5 that was originally with Android?

I have bought Meizu Pro 5, the Flyme OS version. I want to install Ubuntu Phone on it. How can I do it and where can I get the needed firmware and tools? Thank you very much!
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Can Ubuntu Touch be installed on 64GB memory version of Meizu Pro 5?

In a couple of months I'm intending to buy a Meizu Pro 5 and install Ubuntu Touch. This phone comes in two hardware versions: 64gb memory with 4gb ram or 32gb with 3gb ram. The Meizu Pro 5 with 32gb/...
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Ubuntu Touch auf Acer iconia one 8 B1-810 [duplicate]

Is it possible to run Ubuntu Touch on an iconia one B1-810? How could I do this?
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Ubuntu Touch change system settings from command line (silent mode specifically)?

I'm looking for a way to automatically set my Ubuntu Phone to silent mode during the night and automatically turn off silent mode in the morning (I keep forgetting to turn it off myself). I figure ...
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ubuntu-device-flash not working with BQ Aquaris E5

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 to try and flash my (currently) Android phone with Ubuntu Touch. All was going well until I tried to use ubuntu-device-flash which doesn't seem to be working. I am using the ...
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Meizu MX4 PRO - Ubuntu

I would like to buy the Meizu MX4 PRO (not the MX4 Ubuntu edition)(this one) and I have a question. I read that in normal MX4 (not pro) you can boot Ubuntu, but will I be able to boot it on MX4 pro? ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Phone call freezing

Over the last month or so, I have notice that (every now and then) when I come to the end of a a received call, when I come to hang up the call screen has frozen. This means that I am unable to end ...
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How do I delete / rename files on Bq M10 file manager using attached keyboard/mouse?

To delete or rename a file on the Bq M10 tablet with no attached device, I touch and hold. But, how is this done with an attached keyboard / mouse? Right click does not seem to do anything and left ...
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VoIP on Ubuntu for phones

Will the new Ubuntu Phone support VoIP through the operating system when out of range of the network the user has? This would be a great way to steal market share from Apple which doesn't support VoIP ...
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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.
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Login screen reloading endlessly on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition

The login screen on my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition device is reloading endlessly. The reloading happens so fast that there is no time to enter the pin code of the device. What I did before: After ...
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How do I backup my Ubuntu Phone?

How do I backup my Ubuntu Phone so I can restore it to the same state after a factory reset? To specify, I'm looking for the following: Backup configuration Backup apps Backup app configuration ...
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Manufacturing in south Africa [closed]

I am based in south Africa. I'm interested in manufacturing mobile devices for commercial sale that use Ubuntu as an OS and i would like to know how to go about it.
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How can I play PokemonGo on Ubuntu?

Ubuntu at the moment has two platforms; Ubuntu (Unity7) 12.04 - 16.04 and Ubuntu Touch (Unity8) Phone, Tablet, and 16.10+ How does one play PokemonGo on either of these platforms?
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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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How can I remove a google calendar from list of calendars on BQ ubuntuphone?

The ubuntu phone is improving at each update. By the way I added different google calendars to the canonical calendar app and now I'm not able to remove them as I experience synchro problems with some ...
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Ubuntu-device-flash hangs when expecting device to be in bootloader

I've been attempting to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nextbook Ares 8, and when ever I run the ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap command, It hangs here:
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how to dual-boot ubuntu-touch with android

I have been following the progress of the ubuntu-touch, mostly via blog posts, and YouTube(am loving every video of it). But, as far as i can tell, popular apps like WhatsApp, Viber, etc... are yet ...
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How do I install .deb files on bq Aquaris?

I have recently purchased a bq Aquaris m10 FHD, and I am looking to install the desktop version of dropbox, as well as the latest scrivener beta. The whole point of this tablet, was to have a tablet ...
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Create Python objects in QML using pyotherside

I am trying to build a Python backend for my Ubuntu Touch App using Pyotherside. Unfortunately, it is not very intuitive to me. What I want to do is to have a .py file where I define a Python class ...
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How do I run a command using libertine-container-manager exec

I can see in the documentation for libertine-container-manager (that's libertine-container-manager -- help) That the exec option should be able to execute an arbitrary command. I can't however get it ...
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How to set static IP address for Wi-Fi connection on Ubuntu phone?

We need to set a static IP address (and DNS etc.) to connect to our workplace Wi-Fi, but I couldn't find an option on my bq Aquaris E5 device. How should I do it?
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Convergence with Meizu Pro 5 over USB C?

I'm interested in the answer to this post but nobody has answered to it: [Meizu] says [the Meizu Pro 5] will not support video and audio over USB C. Is this a software or hardware related issue? ...
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How to run a terminal command after login (in Ubuntu Touch)

I'm currently using a Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. Sure, it's working normally, but there's a terminal command that I want it to run everytime I boot my phone. The command is: gsettings set com....