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While technically you can download a .deb and install it, it's probably not a good idea in many instances. You need to make the phone read-write (it ships read-only by default) which is not a good idea for most non-developers because the archive used for the phone isn't the full archive, so you may not even find the deb you want. We don't test apt-get ...


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With the official final release Ubuntu for Phones ships the "android-gadget-service" tool with which you can manage adb, mtp, USB tethering and ssh. Connect your device via USB, enable Developer Mode in: "System-Settings->About This Phone->Developer Mode" ...and run (from your PC, make sure to have the phone screen unlocked, else adb will refuse to let ...


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You can pull from the bottom of the screen to get the screen to manage those. Hold your finger on an item to enter the mode where you can re-order, then drag&drop from the icons on the right


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The parts necessary to make Ubuntu Touch work as a desktop are not finished, and have not landed in the Nexus 4 images, so this isn't yet possible with the shipping image.


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Did you try to check if you was affected by this volume muted bug ? It happens when you play the game PathWind or Machines vs Machines, and mute the in-game volume. It will also mute the system volume whitch is a bug. This bug is now tracked at the link above. Steps to fix it: Simply launch the game PathWind on the phone, and check the setting of the ...


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The phone images are designed to be upgraded via pre-installed images, so they are read-only and apt-get is not supported on them. Instead, packages targeted for the phone images are shipped through the app store, which you can access by scrolling to the bottom of the Apps scope, and tapping on the Store icon. I'm not sure what you're trying to get out of ...


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For production Ubuntu Phone devices, adb has been disabled in recovery, and this affects ubuntu-device-flash operation. You must supply a recovery image with adb enabled, which ubuntu-device-flash will use temporarily while doing its work. This recovery image is recommended for the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. ubuntu-device-flash can then be supplied ...


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It's indeed not yet hooked up to the backend yet (atm you can only get such sensor events using the platform-api directly). I included a story in the Phone Foundations backlog to hook this into Qt.


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The password should be your PIN, if you have one set for the device.


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I have not been able to import contacts from my sim-card to the bq ubuntu phone, but you may work around this issue by: synchronizing contacts on your sim-card and android phone with google mail, adding a google account to the bq ubuntu phone through the menu: \system settings\accounts, allowing the account to access the google contacts list and ...


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First, contact the Skype or Viber vendors (Microsoft, in the case of Skype) and ask them if they provide packages for Ubuntu on phones.


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You do something like: // Main.qml MyItem { id: thisIsMyItem } Button { onClicked: console.log(thisIsMyItem.name) } The idea is that you can use the components you declared in the same document referenced by their id. You call these files "documents" in QML. Another thing is that you don't need to use the myItem id in MyItem.qml, you can simply ...


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Yes, there are plans to add support for VPNs. No, support does not exist yet in the UI.


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You are missing the ".": -t STAMP use [[CC]YY]MMDDhhmm[.ss] instead of current time rinzwind@discworld:~/test$ touch -t 200001311151.11 teste rinzwind@discworld:~/test$ stat /home/rinzwind/test/teste File: ‘/home/rinzwind/test/teste’ Size: 0 Blocks: 0 IO Block: 4096 regular empty file Device: 815h/2069d Inode: ...


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You need to install it from the store, just click the "Ubuntu Store" button at the bottom of the Apps scope, then search for "Terminal" and you should find it :)


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It's not installed by default, but is easily installed from the store.


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In the Manage scopes view (bottom edge of the Dash), a long press on favourited scopes will switch the list to re-ordering mode.


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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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To be able to use "apt-get" in ubuntu-touch, for safety I suggest you use the function "Enabling/ Disabling read-write mode". Once enabled the "read-write mode", this will disable Ubuntu system upgrades. Howerver you can restore automatic over-the-air updates by disabling the "read-write mode". "By default the system is read-only. You can switch to ...


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As you are using the stable desktop version, you are using Unity 7. Next Unity experience: phone, tablet and desktop is being developed as Unity 8. You have to wait until Unity 8 is officially released for desktops.


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You can set where to save the media from the camera like pivtures and videos. Just go to the camera and down there is an option "SD" where you can select to save to SD card, external card. Down to left.


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To sync music to your latest BQ requires an update to the library libmtp. As I write this, the ubuntu developers have not backported a patch they have added to the latest vivid sources to support the BQ phone. Thus, I have done just this - re-rolled the vivid libmtp sources and made this available via a PPA for Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 users. sudo ...


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Notification system is still very buggy. I managed to get telegram notifications working using the Ubuntu One account, but after last Telegram update (v1.1.2(95)) for Bq phones it stopped working again and couldn't get it to work. Make sure you don't have any other telegram instance open in your computer or other phones or you will not get notifications.


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Follow this tutorial https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ where it says "Upgrading manually"


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Can you report a bug about that on https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-network/+filebug ?


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I use the mail client Dekko. It is still in beta but it can do everything I want :) It can connect to imap mail accounts. It is available in the Ubuntu Store. Please be aware that it does not use the accounts that are set up on the device yet. That means if you want to connect to a googlemail adress you will have to enter username and password and enable ...


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No, there is no way to provide a fallback image URL to the dash for display, through the scopes API currently. You can however, have your scope download the images, and pass local file:/// URIs to the dash for the image location, replacing any which were not usable with a URI pointing to the fallback image you wish to use instead.


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No. The Nexus 6 is not officially supported. A rundown of possible devices does not list any Nexus 6: List of supported devices: Nexus 4 Nexus 7 2013 WiFi Nexus 10 Not longer supported but had community support: Galaxy Nexus Nexus 7 2012 Not supported but port with system-image server or work in progress also does not list a Nexus 6.


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<nik90> jhodapp: hey, I wanted to ask about the status of playlist support in media-hub. <nik90> jhodapp: we have a couple of 3rd party music apps that are looking to add playlist support and can't do so without it <w-flo> jhodapp, I wanted to ask the same :) <jhodapp> nik90, it's at the top of my list to finish up most likely ...


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I finally managed to connect to my phone by updating the repositories with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phablet-team/tools && sudo apt-get update But no after setting everything up I get an error when running the sync [ERROR @baikal] transport problem: PROPFIND: Neon error code 1, no HTTP status: Server certificate verification failed: certificate ...



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