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Easy: Turn on the laptop Go to the BIOS settings (no need to fully boot the computer) Make sure charging external devices during low power states is enabled (if the option is present) Plug in the phone Shut down the computer. Now the phone will charge off the laptop's battery again! If that doesn't work: boot up the computer fully into Ubuntu and: ...


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Ekiga might work for you it is the FOSS alternative to Skype.


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SMS are stored in ~/.local/share/history-service/history.sqlite which you can edit with the sqlite3 tool. I would avoid manipulating this database directly though, as it is not documented whether manipulating this file directly will cause it to lose sync with state that might be stored elsewhere.


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Simply update the dependencies with npm: sudo npm update -g and it will launch: phonegap Usage: phonegap [options] [commands] Description: PhoneGap command-line tool. Commands: help [command] output usage information create <path> create a phonegap project build <platforms> build the project for a specific ...


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I have a Xperia Sony Live with Walkman phone and i upgraded it into ICS 4.0 using official ROM. I has same problem and i found answer... You must set connectivity mode of your phone into mass storage mode (MSC). You can found this option through "Settings > Xperia > Connectivity > USB CONNECTION MODE > Change the option from MTP to MSC" Please notice that ...


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adb shows a device only when it knows the vendor of the device. The vendor of the bq E4.5 seems not known by default. To change that edit or create the file ~/.android/adb_usb.ini and add the following line 0x2a47 That is the vendor id of the bq E4.5. Restart the adb server after you edited the file sudo adb kill-server; sudo adb start-server You ...


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While USB Debugging option is disabled Samsung Galaxy SII is working as a MTP device and in this case Ubuntu can not see files on the phone. When I enable USB debugging option and connect my phone with USB cable Ubuntu recognise my phone as USB mass storage device and I can access my files.


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Get mtpfs package : sudo apt-get install mtpfs Make sure to unlock your phone when connecting to PC Then use it as follows : Create a directory to mount Android fs as user type : mtpfs /path/to/mountpoint to unmount use fusermount -u command to unmount This is for device fs access only, if you're looking for android tools (adb and fastboot) : ...


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OTA means "over the air". That simply means that your Ubuntu Phone service provider is updating your phone software instead of like with a desktop where you would manage your software upgrades. This is likely a whole operating system upgrade or collection of core software rather than applications from an app store. From Softpedia: Canoical's Łukasz ...


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Yes, if you use Skype4Py. I've created a simple callto.py script based on examples/callfriend.py from Skype4Py. It takes a phone number or a friend name from the skype roster as an argument. It's only working if skype is already launched. Skype will ask you if you want to give API permission to Skype4Py. Code follows: #!python # ...


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There is and it's called Asterisk. It's a PBX. If it's your first time using and configuring asterisk, I would HIGHLY recommend using Trixbox instead of Ubuntu until you get used to it (it can be a pain to set up). Once you're comfortable, then go back and get a juju script built for it or something ;) It is available in software center as well, just ...


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To record Skype calls, especially if you're using Ubuntu 12.04, I recommend Skype Call Recorder. (Currently the PPA that provides it easily on Ubuntu hasn't been updated to provide builds for Ubuntu releases past 12.04 LTS, but that's not a problem if you're using 12.04.) To install Skype Call Recorder on Ubuntu, the easiest way is probably to use this PPA. ...


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Does not seem to have an app for it, but can be done: Connect your device via USB, enable Developer Mode in: "System-Settings->About This Phone->Developer Mode" Run (from your PC, making sure to have the phone screen unlocked, else adb will refuse to let you in): adb shell android-gadget-service enable rndis This will enable tethering. It will also disable ...


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Yes - it is possible to downgrade it to android and you can follow this guide - http://a25.co/ubuntu-phone-how-to-install-android/ (which is not written by me). Some of the information there is a bit outdated (the latest android for the phone at this moment is Lollipop) but the basic principle is the same. As for reverting back to Ubuntu Touch - it is ...


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You can get Skype from the Ubuntu Partner Repository you just need to turn it on 1st, see here for more details: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Skype


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I know that some bluetooth devices will not connect with a phone I used to have. There seems to be some incompatibilities between different BT devices, and there is not much that could be done there. So far, Bluetooth was more trouble that it was worth it. I also had issues with such keyboards that would always disconnect. I know this is not the answer you ...


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SIP Clients These all are SIP clients which means they all can be used to call each other and they just need a SIP address (like your mobile number) . You can also register to a commercial VoIP provider(which supports SIP) to place calls to normal phone line or cell phone . You can get a free SIP address from here. Ekiga (available in the software center) ...


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gnome-phone-manager and Gnocky rely on http://www.gnokii.org/ (Wammu and Gammu are forks of that) all Nokia are fully supported, others have basic support (phonebook).


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Wammu (Click To install) It works with any phone that Gammu supports, including many models from Nokia, Siemens, and Alcatel. It has complete support (read, edit, delete, copy) for contacts, todo, and calendar. It can read, save, and send SMS. It includes an SMS composer for multi-part SMS messages, and it can display SMS messages that include pictures. ...


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The way to get direct USB access to files on the Galaxy is as posted here: http://www.tuxtrix.com/2011/07/how-to-access-samsung-galaxy-s-ii-usb.html This is not about USB debugging but simple telling the Galaxy to connect its storage to PC via USB: On the Galaxy do: Menu -> Settings -> Wireless and network -> USB utilities -> Connect Storage to PC


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Since you mentioned RJ11 this likely means you have a standard modem in your computer, this usually means that you need a softphone sometimes called a telephony application that uses the modem to accept and initiate calls using PSTN. If you can find any such application for Ubuntu that you can install and run properly, what you ask may work, I do not know ...


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No it won't. Jailbrocken iDevice are only just having root access the device. The bootloader to these devices are locked and they will only boot iOS. And also the android phones whose bootloader are locked can't install it.


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Ubuntu Phone is not a specific phone, but an operating system to be run on phones. Right now, in development, the official reference models are Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4. You'll be able to install Ubuntu Phone on either of those, but keep in mind it's not meant to be ready for the public yet – and it will require you to unlock the phone. As of now, there ...


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try this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install click Best Regards Miguel


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Ubuntu touch does not allow USB interaction as long as the phone screen is locked. Even if it is only locked by slide, this can block the interaction. I also made sure my screen doesn't lock after idleness, so this locking doesn't happen halfway through a transfer. Also, ~/.android/adb_usb.ini on your computer is a list of valid vendorIDs that are allowed ...


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You mentioned having played Pathwind; did you by any chance mute the sound in Pathwind? There's a known bug whereby muting the sound in Pathwind mutes the sound for the rest of the system as well -- this can be fixed by just relaunching Pathwind and unmuting the sound.


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I created GPS Navigation (search it into the Ubuntu Phone Store). You can see how it is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nOsd2NAGmI Feel free to give me your feedback :) A hug!


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The Ubuntu store is the official appstore for Ubuntu touch. You should download apps from there. The uAppExplorer is an unofficial browser for the apps. You can get information and ratings there. As stated in the FAQ of uAppExplorer: What is this site? This site is an unofficial app browser for Ubuntu Touch apps. All data for the apps comes from ...


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Ubuntu One file service is gone, but you can still create an account here.


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I'm a Software Developer at Canonical, author of Ubuntu One Files. We have this feature on our TODO list as it has also been requested by other users via support email. Thus, we plan to implement this in Ubuntu One Files, stay tuned.



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