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Questions tagged [adb]

Questions relating to the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) command-line utility, a debugging tool for developers offered by Google.

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adb won't find my device when trying to install Ubuntu Touch

I am an Ubuntu 14.04 User, and I was trying to install Ubuntu on my tablet following the official instructions (https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/),...
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Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 - Android file access issue

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 and having trouble connecting one of my android device. I have tested access files from Samsung galaxy S3/ Moto G3 and Alcatel Idol3 with ubuntu. http://forum.xda-...
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I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use?

I used the wrong channel for my Nexus 4; How do I upgrade it, and what channel do I use? Backstory: Followed this tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/image-channels/ ...
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Android adb no permission

I'm trying to use adb from a Ubuntu(+Cinnamon) machine. The problem is that I get following message from adb devices: List of devices attached TA8830OIVO no permissions Where TA8830OIVO is my ...
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root privilege is not working on chmod in android adb shell

shell@android:/system/etc/wifi # shell@android:/system/etc/wifi # ls -l -rw-r--r-- root root 326 2013-12-19 14:37 p2p_supplicant.conf -rw-r--r-- root root 282 2013-12-19 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 desktop not finding Ubuntu phone (Ubuntu 15.04)

I have an Ubuntu 15.04(r4) Phone, specifically a meizu MX4, connected via usb to my desktop that is running Ubuntu 14.04. My desktop has qt creator on it with the ubuntu SDK, but it can't see my phone....
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ADB needs root after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I am building Android from source in order to install my company's custom filesystem (Datalight Reliance Nitro). I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 PC as my host device and a Nexus 7 (flo) as my Android device....
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Android SDK tools in Ubuntu doesn't read Nexus 7 in recovery mode (Possible udev rules issue)

so I'm trying to push a ROM in my bricked Nexus 7 through adb in Ubuntu. The problem is that, when I plug it in recovery mode to my laptop, and run adb devices the system doesn't find my Nexus 7. ...
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Ubuntu MX4 not detected on Ubuntu SDK

Just got hold of the Meizu MX4 which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu Touch. I have been using the Ubuntu SDK for some time now, today I tried to deploy a simple app onto the device. However, several ...
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Android Studio lists device as “???????????????? [null]” [duplicate]

I am an android developer working with my office mac. But now I want to migrate the projects to Ubuntu. I installed Android studio and trying to run project on my device ASUS Zenfone 5 (Kitkat). ...
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Udev rule is executed twice because Android Smartphone is mounted 2 times

I need your help. :-) First I want to excuse for my Englisch, I´m from Germany. I have a Bash script which should be executed every time an Android Phone is connected through USB. This is done by my ...
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ADB on ARM7 with Ubuntu 14.04

Im needing to get ADB version 1.0.32 installed on my Beaglebone black Rev b loaded with Ubuntu 14.04. I have attempted to bring down the latest version of Android from the SVN @ Google and compile it ...
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“adb devices” command won't detect my 4.4 Android phone [closed]

I've been having a issue trying to get the adb devices command to pick up my LG TRANSPYRE™ (VS810PP) phone. Keep in mind the command does in fact work. So it's not an issue with adb, more with the ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition not mounting as USB drive and not available to adb

My Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition arrived this week and I'm figuring out how to use it. One big problem is that I can't get USB access to copy data, either as a USB drive or using adb. My computer is a ...
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I can't connect to my Firefox OS device

I've bought a Firefox OS mobile lately and I thought of flashing it with a new version of Gaia. According to MDN, I gotta set up ADB in my computer. I've done all that. But, over the last few hours, I'...
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terminal auto complete doesnot work in adb command

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (updated), in terminal, auto complete works well but when I'm using adb command in terminal, auto complete does not work anymore..
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How to press ENTER in Nano on Ubuntu-touch via abd?

When I'm connected to Ubuntu Touch (bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition phone) via adb shell and I'm editing a shell script with Nano. How can I press ENTER to save changes? Nano does not accept the ...
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adb shell on BQ Aquaris fails with “error: closed”

I'm trying to open an adb shell on my BQ Aquaris Ubuntu phone. Initially the command failed with a device not found error. Now after adding the phone's USB ID to a custom INI file as outlined here I ...
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Why can't I access my Bq Ubuntu phone on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have my device in the developer mode and I can browse the internal storage via Nautilus so the USB connection is working. However, neither adb nor phablet-shell can "see" my device. The devices view ...
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How to Update or Re-Install the newest version of ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, until today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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BQ E4.5 adb fails

With an Ubuntu phone BQ E4.5, I have enabled the Developer mode and connected through USB. when I issue: adb devices it returns nothing and adb shell returns "error: device not found" Whether I ...
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Unable to use my Android device as Android emulator using Android studio

How can I have Ubuntu recognize my Android mobile device when it is connected via USB? (Analogous to the Windows action mycomputer-> manage->devices etc.)
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adb does not recognize my Nexus 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to test drive the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 (2013) which recently has been upgraded to Lollipop (5.0.2). So I followed the steps starting with backing up my device. But the problem is that ...
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How do I enable developer mode on Ubuntu phones?

How do I get access to Ubuntu phone devices over adb from a host PC, or via the phablet-shell tool?
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Device not found when setting up android usb debugging in Ubuntu 14.10

I have an HP 10 Plus 2210xx tablet, and I want to use it for Android USB debugging. I followed the following steps: Enabled usb debugging in developers option on phone. After connecting to PC, phone ...
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How to install Moto drivers for ADB

As stated above, I want to install moto drivers on my laptop thats running ubuntu 14.04. I have adb installed but im not sure how to install my drivers. http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html ...
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How to make Android share Ubuntu's proxy?

I had make my android mobile connect to ubuntu using reverse tethering mode according to this link forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2287494. below is my script, and works well. ▶ cat bin/...
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What are the layers between Nautilus and a removable storage device?

My question is somewhat large, but I couldn't figure out how to break it down without ruining it. There doesn't seem to be a very good (functioning) way of mounting a Nexus 4 in Ubuntu, so I was ...
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android USB debugging disappeared and not working anymore

I was working on my project using my own device ( LG Optimus G E975 , android 4.4.2) on ubuntu 12.04, and everything was going fine, eclipse could detect the device and I could easily debug on device. ...
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Ubuntu is not recognizing android phone

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Android SDK, ADB and some other stuff to develop android app on Ubuntu but phone is not recognizing by computer. Adb is working and phone debug settings are ok. How can ...
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Moto X is not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu won't recognize my phone. It isn't even listed in lsusb output: darlan@HTPC ~ $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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Unable to detect an adb device on USB3.0 [closed]

When connecting a device using a USB2.0 cable, adb connects to the device properly. When connecting the same device using a USB3.0 cable, adb doesn't detect the device. What I notice (using a LeCroy ...
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Getting ADB to run

I've recently installed ubuntu and I need Android SDK (and subsequently, adb) in order to develop my apps to college. The fact is that, no matter what I do, I can't get adb to work. Exporting its ...
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Alcatel one touch not found in ADB

I'm trying to connect my alcatel one touch to my PC over USB for use with android studio. adb usb outputs error: device not found adb devices doesn't output any device name : List of devices ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch Failed Nexus 7 2012

I tried to install the trusty version of Ubuntu Touch on my 2012 Nexus 7. I followed the directions here and I entered sudo ubuntu-device-flash --channel=devel --bootstrap until my terminal returned ...
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No linux section in sdk add-ons

So im trying to get ADB up and running. I installed Android SDK Manager and when i open tools so i can manage the add-on sites there is not a linux section so for me to follow. I need to install NOOK ...
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Change directory to downloads

I'm trying to get ADB up and going but having a bit of a hard time. In order to install Android SDK Tools I need to change directory and this is what I'm having a hard time doing. Here is what I'm ...
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what is the path to adb binary installation

In a executable script,I need to add Path to adb binary as follows # 1. Configure where your ADB binary is installed export AdbCmd="<Path_to_ADB_Binary>" So what is the path in Ubuntu 12.10?
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How can I make `adb shell` have the correct terminal size?

So adb shell has an annoying bug where it doesn't realize that your graphical terminal app is larger than 80x24, so when you try to run any kind of full-screen console apps like vi or emacs (or any ...
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How to configure ADB access for Android devices?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I have installed Android SDK, set it's path in my user .bashrc and it works. The problem is that my phone requires adb to be ran by root for permissions, but running adb ...
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How do I set up Android ADB?

My computer is a Sys76 Lemur running Maverick, and my phone is a Nexus S running stock Gingerbread. I want to set up to use ADB (android debug bridge). I installed the Android SDK per instructions on ...