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

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Ubuntu-touch reverse USB tethering

I'm trying to get internet from my Nexus 4 ubuntu-touch through the usb as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Android_Tethering (this is for Android) What I cannot accomplish is to ...
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How to change index in OptionSelector immediately (without animation)?

In my app, I use an OptionSelector to choose from a list of bike stations. I also have a map component with placemarkers for each station. When I tap a placemarker, it also changes the OptionSelector ...
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How to pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch BQ phone

How do I pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch phone (Aquaris by BQ) build r22? Behaviour: Keyboard is recognised by bluetooth manager, but button is & stays grey unable to pair. ...
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Download or install failed

After updating my Nexus 4 to Ubuntu 15.04 (r2) two days ago I get an error when trying to install apps from the store: "Download Error - Download or install failed. Please try again". Can anybody ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to prevent webapps from stopping when losing focus?

I noticed that WebApps on my Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Editon are somehow frozen when they lose the focus or when the phone goes on stand-by. This is annoying when e.g. an Internet Radio WebApp is pushed ...
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How to share a file on bluetooth with Ubuntu Touch?

I want to share an image file from an Ubuntu phone. I opened the "Gallery" application, then I opened a picture, clicked on the menu and chose "Share". I got a screen to choose from 5 apps: Facebook, ...
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Permanently disable error reports on Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition

I just received my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition yesterday and I'm having trouble with the privacy settings. When I disable the error reports (check don't send reports in the system settings) they are ...
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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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Ubuntu touch - OpenVPN

Is there something available or on the horizon (network settings or an app) to use OpenVPN with Ubuntu touch? My secondary solution would be to switch to read-write (although I'd hate loosing over ...
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TypeError: Cannot call method 'hasOwnProperty' of null, while creating a QMLscene window

I am trying to make a simple Ubuntu Touch web application with Qt Creator. I have set up a new project according to the tutorial and committed the files to Bazaar. I have set a url instead of the ...
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QML app icon not effective when called from app.setWindowIcon()

I've a Qt5/QML hybrid app built with Ubuntu Touch SDK. I'm trying to set the app icon for it, but without success. Code looks like this: int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { QApplication app(argc, ...
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3G Data connection assistant on Ubuntu Touch

I still couldn't manage to create a woeking 3g data connection with Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview on my Nexus 4 phone :-( Will there be a setup assistant on the phone once version 1.0 is ou tu help ...
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Google voice and video chat plug-in for Ubuntu Touch

I'd like to send and receive phone calls using my google number over Wifi. To do this in a browser on my ubuntu desktop I have to install the Google voice and video chat plug-in but this dose not seem ...
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How to support converged device layout changes?

I'm interested in developing some applications for Ubuntu, using the SDK, for converged devices, including phones, tablets, and PCs. How can I detect which device the application is running on, and ...
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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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Does Ubuntu support NFC hardware on Nexus 7?

I was wondering if the NFC hardware on Nexus 7 is supported by Ubuntu. As I understand, the Nexus 7 contains the PN544 chip set. I installed the PC/SC service (pcscd) which works with external USB ...
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How to unhide mouse cursor on Nexus 7?

I am using Synergy to control my Ubuntu on Nexus 7 using my desktop mouse and keyboard. However, the mouse cursor is displayed only if I connect my mouse via USB. What service controls the visibility ...
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Meizu MX4 gps possibly not working

I just received my mx4. I played around with the phone yesterday and tested various stuff including the maps paps. They either told me, that detecting my location was impossible or the accuracy was ...
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Ubuntu touch – /etc/fstab resets after every restart

I have just received the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and have already started hacking it. Managed to use davfs2 to mount remote drives ok, but anything I add to /etc/fstab is automatically removed every ...
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How to make an online, offline app with cache

I just wanted to know how I can do this. For example, I want to have an app that's linked to a WordPress site and when I'm connected to the internet, I want see everything normally, but when I'm not ...
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MMS on ubuntu phone

I just received my Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition. After some testing, it appears that I cannot receive MMS on it. I can send pictures, but cannot receive them. I tested on another android phone and MMS ...
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How to mark a caller as SPAM and autoignore incoming calls?

I bought BQ Aquaris E4.5. I have a problem because I cannot find possibility to start ignoring incoming calls and messages from number that I don't want to speak with. How to do it?
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Ubuntu touch: collecting data in the background?

I'm trying to implement a simple application for Ubuntu touch which records GPS track in a specific format. Getting the positioning data is straightforward by using QtPositioning, but according to my ...
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Unistalled apps still taking space on Ubuntu Touch

I'm using Ubuntu Touch 14.10 on the BQ Aquaris 4.5 Today I went to the System Settings app -> About this phone -> Storage and I'm able to see every app I have already unistalled. Also the ones I have ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch Issues, cant install on Nexus 7

Trying to install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (2013) but when I get to the last step I run into a problem... I am using the guide here --->>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation I am installing ...
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How to share videos from Ubuntu touch?

Hi can anyone help me here, when I take a photo on my BQ 4.5 I have options to share from my gallery. When I take a video I can't work out how to share the same options are not available when watching ...
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How to get GPS location in Ubuntu Touch installed on Nexus 7

I want to write a python program that reads current location of the device. To make it I'm looking for an API to access current GPS location in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7. This seems like a basic ...
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris: Color change?

Is there a way to change the color theme of the phone? I did find an background option, but this only replaces the unlock screen on my phone. I must admit I am a sworn enemy of white, and the Ubuntu ...
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Boot process on Ubuntu Touch on Aquaris 4.5 only shows Ubuntu logo

After change language settings on my Aquaris 4.5 from German to English, my device refuses to boot. Stays in boot loop, only showing the small Ubuntu logo. Some questions, according to this issue, ...
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Google Talk on ubuntu touch

is there any way how to use Google Talk chat on ubuntu touch aquaris e4.5? In internet browser is not possible force loading of full pages, all pages are show in mobile version, so i cannot use chat ...
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Touch as IP camera

What is the easiest way to set up Touch device with cameras to share them via IP, so these cameras could act as video devices (webcams) of the Ubuntu desktop?
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Ubuntu Touch HTML5 How to create a fixed header?

How can one create a fixed header when creating a Ubuntu Touch Application with the HTML5 SDK? The api documentation does not offer any help and I could not find any HTML5 examples that were using a ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5 Camera Crashes

I installed Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 5 using multirom on Android. So far it works well, but the camera doesn't work. I reinstalled both the Ubuntu rom and the camera app. The logs from the camera ...
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How do I install/use the Dvorak keyboard layout in Ubuntu Touch?

I'm using Ubuntu on my Nexus 4 on the 14.09 stable channel, the one thing I hate the most is that I cannot comfortably type on it. I'm a Dvorak user - how do I get this layout installed? Thanks!
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Google contacts sync on Ubuntu Touch

Why doesn't google contacts synchronization work on my Ubuntu touch? Is there is another way to copy my contacts? I saved it on my SIM card but there are no options to show my SIM's contacts How ...
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How to force use of “overflow menu” for actions on header bar?

I am using header actions in my Ubuntu SDK app, but I would like to avoid clutter on the header bar. I have noticed that the Android-style "overflow menu" autocreates itself after a certain number of ...
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If a program is compatible with Ubuntu, will it be compatible with Ubuntu Touch?

I really want to get a tablet PC and install Ubuntu Touch on it. Will every package that I've installed in my desktop installation of Ubuntu (14.04) run in Ubuntu Touch? Is Ubuntu Touch simply ...
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Ubuntu SDK, QML: how do I create a vertical slider?

I am trying to create a vertical slider: http://developer.ubuntu.com/api/qml/current/Ubuntu.Components.Slider/ How can I do that? Just rotating it doesn't seem like a good idea, it messes up anchors ...
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Cannot launch app in Ubuntu Device

I have just installed the Ubuntu SDK on an Ubuntu 14.10 system (a virtual 32-bit install). I have also installed Ubuntu Touch on a 2013 Nexus 7. The device is seen by the host and the device is ...
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How can I detect screen rotation with QML

I've been trying to create a Ubuntu QML application, but when I rotate my screen while it is running on my tablet, the header is semitransparent and the content below is exceeding the screen's height ...
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Is there a Bool or Flag you can use in QML to determine whether a phone is running the application?

For example: Text { text: isPhone ? "this application is running on a phone" : "this application is not running on a phone" }
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Phone application and no landscape on nexus 7

I bought a nexus 7 because I was intensely curious about Ubuntu for tablets. However, I can only surmise that I chose the wrong channel or something because not only does it have a phone app, it also ...
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Tablet format for Ubuntu Touch Emulator (ETA)

Does anyone have any idea how long we are likely to be waiting for the tablet format to be released for the Ubuntu Touch Emulator? From what I can see so far the emulator only emulates a phone. I ...
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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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Nexus 7 installing Ubuntu

I'm stuck between steps 2 and 3, I get to a Welcome screen, select language and an arrow to setup wifi. no option is available to enable debugging. any suggestions?