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

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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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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 can I set custom ringtone for a single contact?

I want to set different ringtones for the most frequent callers, so I can identify the caller just by hearing, how my phone rings.
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Lock the rotation of the Scopes and Welcome screen in portrait mode on tablet

Last update Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 to 16.04 (r3) lock the rotation of the Scopes and Welcome screen in landscape mode. This is extremely inconvenient for me. Is it possible to unlock rotation or ...
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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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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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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 How should I ...
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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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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 Phone Apps on Desktop

I'm running Ubuntu Touch on a Galaxy Nexus. Loving it. Is there a way to run the phone-app on a desktop from the phone? I.e., if we were running x11, I would simply export this through an ssh ...
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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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Fonts in Ubuntu Touch

I would like to know if there is a way to install new fonts in Ubuntu Touch without making the image writable. I want to use this emoji-set, because I don't like the original emojis. On my desktop ...
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On Ubuntu Tablet— Tab-Complete with Virtual Keyboard in any app?

A similar question is asked at On Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Tablet— Tab-Complete with Virtual Keyboard? , but it is referring exclusively to Terminal app. I'm asking for any app, or at least for some ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Dekko Email Menu Viability

Is there a setting that I can change to select which headings I wish to see when my Dekko email is running? Currently when I have any inbox open I can see "All - Unread - Starred - Tagged - Deleted". ...
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Where is mir/raii.h?

I'm trying to compile a program on a Vivid (15.04) Ubuntu Touch device; and the only problem I have is: fatal error: mir/raii.h: No such file or directory The code does: #include "mir/raii.h" ...
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What is `/system/bin/sh-`?

Why is the path of the shell displayed in the terminal emulator /system/bin/sh- and not /system/bin/sh?
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BQ E5 HD Telegram half working

I installed Telegram on my BQ E5 HD. I can start it and connect to my account. But everything I'm trying after that brings a white page with the waiting / loading pic and then nothing more, even 10 ...
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How do you tether using ubuntu phone, under windows?

I know how to do this in Ubuntu, using adb, but right now, I have stupid windows 10. How can I tether using my ubuntu phone (nexus 4) in windows 10?
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How do I develop a Ubuntu application using the Go language?

I want to develop some application for the Ubuntu platform. But I don't know C++. I can learn QML very easily. The problem is that the logic or process behind the scene in an application seems to use ...
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Compile or Cross-compile open source driver for Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone

I am trying to connect an OTG USB-Ethernet adapter on the Aquaris E4.5 running kernel 3.4.67. The adapter is Cable Matters AX88179 which has open source drivers available for linux. The installation ...
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Ubuntu Phone — Problem with on-screen keyboard and a passphrase

I have a BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and I have the following problem. I have set up a passphrase to lock my phone -- it consists of a few Latin-1 letters. Then accidentally I have changed in the ...
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Problems with notifications aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition

I have this problem. Do not get notifications from Facebook, twitter, gmail and Dekko or the application. Also in the application telegram slow to receive notifications and if I'm inside the app and ...
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How can I allow macchanger to run on ubuntu touch/apparmor?

I'm trying to run macchanger from the terminal application of an ubuntu touch device to avoid unscrupulous 3rd parties(i.e. wifi providers) from tracing my mac address. However it fails miserably with ...
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How to add user to Ubuntu Phone?

Normally I would just do sudo adduser anewuser and then provide the initial password. However in Ubuntu Phone I get: passwd: Authentication token manipulation error passwd: password unchanged What ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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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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How do I adjust the window and keyboard size?

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my HTC Desire, it is working well but the size of my keyboard is too big!! How can I adjust this?
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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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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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SMS delivery reports

The Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition has no option for SMS delivery reports within the SMS settings. How I can configure this option?
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Ubuntu Touch - Locking Telegram

I have set up Telegram on my M10 tablet and it works a treat. The whole family use the tablet and I want to lock the Telegram account so only I can use it. Just like you can do when you use the ...
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How can I get a working keepassx in a xenial libertine container on my M10?

I have an M10 tablet on the rc-proposed channel with a xenial libertine container with keepassx. libertine-container-manager create -d xenial -i x3 -n 'Xenial Container' libertine-container-manager ...
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I want to compile apps for Ubuntu-Touch. What are some good resources?

I have an Acquarius M10. I want to try to compile x11 apps for use on my tablet. I am especially thinking of things like xournal. What are some good resources for me to start learning about how to do ...
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Making calibre work with Aquaris M10 phablet?

Sending books from calibre to the M10 phablet connected to a laptop through an USB cable does not work out of the box. On the laptop, start calibre Plug the tablet to the laptop using a USB cable ...
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How to prevent sleep/keep screen on when on USB power for Ubuntu Touch devices?

On Android devices, there is an option Settings > Developer Options > Stay awake when charging which keeps the device ON (prevents sleep) even if the device is not touched, when the device is ...
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Ubuntu Touch — Bluetooth and speakers

I have set my new Ubuntu tablet and my new bluetooth speakers. They work great and connect as I turn them both on. Is there a way I can have the sound coming from both the tablet speakers and the ...
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Ubuntu Touch Store App and Scope sources

In the ubuntu store of ubuntu-touch there are open-source licenced apps and scopes. How can one gain access to the source of those apps/scopes?
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Ubuntu Touch phone dialler settings

When I start to enter a number into my phone dialler, I was hoping for it to show a selection of all the matching numbers in my address book/recent calls. Then for the list to keep on getting smaller ...
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Ubuntu for Meizu Mx Pro 5 - Android Edition?

I own Meizu MX Pro 5, regular Android edition. Now that the MX Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition is coming out, I wonder if I could install Ubuntu-Touch using dualboot on my MX Pro 5 - or at least install ...
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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 ...