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Create bootable ISO on SD or USB using Android (no root access)

I have a Lenovo with GRUB booting Ubuntu/Linux Mint, installed alongside Windows 10 but I cannot access either. LinuxMinx/Ubuntu is stuck in bootloop and I cannot access Win 10 because I changed the ...
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Unified remote, Bluetooth: left and right clicks not working

Linux newbie here. I have installed my first Linux machine, a to be HTPC running Ubuntu desktop 20.04 LTS. For convenience I am looking into ways of interacting without having to take out a keyboard. ...
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Modify Trusted GRUB 1.1.5 to show Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and Android x86 7.1.2

this is my first post. So recently i installed Android x86 on my MSI U130 Wind, it installed Trusted GRUB 1.1.5 and does not recognize Xubuntu (Does not show it), so im asking a way to include ...
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How to browse my android phone's contacts from Thunderbird address book (PBAP)?

So recently I did a clean install of Ubuntu Focal Fosse on a new computer. To my surprise I was able to see the Contacts on my Android phone from inside Thunderbird's Address Book. But that was only ...
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How to create a hotspot in Ubuntu to connect an Android phone?

I am able to create a WiFi hotspot from the settings panel in Ubuntu 19.10. My Android phone is able to see that network, but on trying to connect to it with exact credentials, the phone is unable to ...
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rsync appears to copy files to Android device, but no files are actually copied

I've attached my Android device with a USB cable to my computer and set its USB mode to data transfer. I am trying to keep my music directory on my MicroSD on my Android device in sync with my ...
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I just installed Android Studio, where is it? [duplicate]

I installed Android Studio. Now how do I start it? (base) name@pcname:~/Documents/android-studio$ dir bin Install-Linux-tar.txt lib LICENSE.txt plugins build.txt jre license ...
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Android: Command not found, top of terminal [duplicate]

Everytime I open terminal in my kubuntu, It appears a line before my name. Android: command not found I don't know what it is about but i recently delete anbox from my system. Plz help.
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Wifi Hotspot not visible on external devices

I have enabled the wifi hotspot on my laptop which is running ubuntu 20.04. However, even though it says the wifi hotspot is active, I cannot discover it on any of my other devices.
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Android things Pico Pro Maker Kit: How can I install Ubuntu server?

I have Android Things Pico Pro Maker Kit (NXP i.MX7D Starter Kit) (Refer: Get started with Android Things kits). How can I install ubuntu server on it?
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bluetooth file transfer “there was an error”

I attempt to copy a file from my Ubuntu 20.04 machine to an Android phone via bluetooth. I follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/bluetooth-send-file.html.en The devices ...
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Where to see Video Output of Droidcam in Ubuntu

I am submitting this question after searching a lot. So please help me. So I have successfully installed Droidcam both on my Ubuntu 18.04 and android device. I have connected both through USB cable ...
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Samba server not visible on android

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04LTS and trying to access the samba server on Android using X-Plore. I've also enabled the share using the gui method. (Right CLick -> Local Network Share). I did a similar thing ...
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KDE Connect - Main phone and Desktop cant see each other - Second phone can see both my Main phone and Desktop

I was trying to set up KDE Connect on my Debian with KDE Plasma and my Main phone, however they could not see each other. Because of that I spent quite a lot of time dealing with the issue and ran ...
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No application launcher for scrcpy [closed]

I installed scrcpy snap in my ubuntu 20.04. but I can't find such application in my applications menu. I have to open the terminal for running it. Is it possible to create a launcher for running it? ...
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Phone unplugged from laptop result a internal error of ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 internal error when i removed the usb cable from the phone with android 9 that was connected to the laptop with this message: Ubuntu 20.04 work fine just the internal error appears and i ...
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after 20.04 update, mobile phone is not detected on connection with usb cable

Previously, on connection with USB cable and allowing files sharing on the phone.The device name appeared in the devices tab in the file manager.But there is no notification on the laptop now,although ...
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Getting error while installing android studio for linux 64 bit machine

I got an error while installing Android Studio and this is the error message: I used this link to install android studio https://developer.android.com/studio/install I'm getting below error message. ...
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Can I use an Android phone as webcam for an Ubuntu device?

I found out that my Android phone's cam has a higher quality than the one of my PC and I'm wondering if there is a way to use my phone as a webcam for the computer. Is that possible? USB (preferred), ...
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Bluetooth reverse tethering from ubuntu desktop (on laptop) to android phone and chromebook

My dorm only allows us to use Internet through a cable and WiFi isn't allowed. I know I can just use USB to connect my laptop to my smartphone, but if I can manage with bluetooth then I'll have a bit ...
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2019: Where are MTP mounted devices located in the filesystem?

This is an exact duplicate of this question, re-asked because in Ubuntu 19.10 none of the answers there work anymore. The gvfs directory in the terminal is always empty even though things show up in ...
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VX Connectbot connects to bionic sshd but not to focal sshd, why and what can i do?

Seems there's been a subtle shift in sshd such that now VX Connectbot no longer gets any response. is it a bug? a new feature? VX Connectbot (1.7.1-29 on android 6.0.1 G900PVPS3CQD1) can connect to ...
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Best place to install Android Studio jre and sdk on ubuntu

When installing Android Studio using snap: Where is the best place to install jre? Where is the best place to install sdk? I was about to install them in /home/snap/android-studio but I read snap ...
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Is there a way to switch from android studio snap to android studio deb?

I've installed Android Studio from the snap, but I want to upgrade my Android Studio beta version. But the snap package doesn't provide a beta package of android studio. Therefore I want to switch ...
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Trying to use android mic on pc

I recently started using Kubuntu 20.04 and i'm trying to use an app i used on windows called WO Mic but when I run it, the input device shows up, it connects but the microphone is silent. Here's what ...
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Is there an application in Ubuntu to cast my android screen with sound?

Could there possibly be an application similar to 'Windows Connect' (which runs seamlessly on Windows for me) for Linux with Audio and Video both casted to the Laptop? I know scrcpy which can be used ...
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buildozer: crashed with 'env': env must be a dict

The error is that 'env':env must be a dict. I believe I have upgraded buildozer and my env. My buildozer was installed using pip3, and my code is for python 3. Also, I used the module plyer in my ...
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Mobile Hotspot not detected in Ubuntu / Linux in General

This is a weird issue. I have an Android Phone (Lenovo) and since I received an Android update last year, my phone's hotspot is non-detectable in Linux alone. It is perfectly visible in Windows 10(...
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What is the safe way to Install Android Studio in Ubuntu

When I tried to install Android studio from Ubuntu Software Centre, it shows, This application is unconfined. It can access all personal files and system resources. Should I install from there? Or ...
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Is it possible to configure KVM on guest Ubuntu 18.04?

So my host system is Windows 10, and I prepared guest Ubuntu 18.04 system via Hyper-V, this was setting for React Native development, but when I tried starting up Android Emulator I got an error, that ...
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Not reading connected Android phone

I have just upgraded ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04. Whenever I try to connect my android, it just charges and nothing else. I have tried changing cables and trying with multiple android devices but still ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 GSConnect

Upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04. Seems to be gsconnect not supported in 20.04, cant find in software store. any other ways to connect android with ubuntu 20.04 desktop?
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Can't connect my Redmi Note Pro 10 phone to my HP laptop via USB cable

Smartphone connection problems Redmi Note 10 pro (English translation from Google): Hi, I have very serious problems connecting my smartphone in question via usb on hp laptop. With Ubuntu as soon as ...
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adb full restore soft buttons

I made the adb backup 2.5Gb, and did not create a password, and did a factory reset, followed by a google autorestore. Now when I try to restore the adb backup the soft buttons "restore" and "don't ...
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Issue with android studio welcome window

I’ve installed Android Studio 3.6.2 in Ubuntu 19.10, and in the welcome window some options are hidden. To show them, I need to resize the window but they crash as you can see below: Window crash I’...
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18.04: Installing packages using android command line tools

I'm trying to use the Android SDK in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS without installing Android Studio because of hardware constraints. So I've been following this tutorial https://dev.to/jay_js/setting-up-...
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UBUNTU 18.04 Doesn't recognize my Android HONOR 8S phone

First of all im a total noob. I don't understand anything about computers and that kind of stuff. So my laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 Doesn't recognize my Android HONOR 8S phone. I was able to transfer my ...
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How do I send a command from the Ubuntu terminal to my Android device's terminal emulator?

I am trying to launch an app on my Android device over Bluetooth from my Ubuntu machine (Raspberry Pi). I have installed a terminal emulator on my Android device and am successfully able to launch ...
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how to screen mirror my Android galaxy phone on Ubuntu via wifi

how to screen mirror my Android galaxy samsung phone on Ubuntu via wifi thanks
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Unable to transfer some media from Android phone to Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and started using it to learn programming after reading from'The Odin Project' that I need to. I am specifically learning web-development at the moment. I am wanting to transfer my ...
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vlc android streaming by ubuntu

I have tried to play video from my PC to android app but the android app can not find the PC vlc. When i run the vlc on my PC i have this error: vlc VLC media player 3.0.8 Vetinari (revision 3.0.8-...
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Tor For Ubuntu upon start opened a pop up window and installed something

So. I was surfing on Tor looking up links. This morning i came back, opened the browser to check something and Tor installed something upon start. I thought it s some update. Ubuntu started dropping ...
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Files location of Android Studio

I installed Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04. It's in the "Show Applications" window, but I don't see it in Files > other locations > computer > usr > share > applications. Where is it? I found it in ...
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Couldn't install Windows on laptop with gnu grub 2.02~beta2

My friend gave me asus t100ta to instal windows on it. I know that previously it worked on Win8.1, but someone installed gnu and android 13.0-rc1. Now i have problem, cause every time i want to ...
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Can I make calls via my android phone over my desktop (and the bluetooth headset attached to the latter)?

The question sounds similar to this (unanswered) one and my purpose is similar. However, I was thinking about using wlan or even the usb to connect my phone to the desktop. The purpose is to make and ...
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Trying to install USB drivers for my Android phone on Ubuntu 16.04

I have an ASUS Zenfone Live (L1) and I'm trying to root the device, but when it comes to use platformtools for ADB on the terminal, after typing adb devices the only thing that appears is this: ...
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Android on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I tried following directions on a youtube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as8T53Gry8Q using Chrome and Archon runtime, but it was hard to follow and my screen looked different. (It was ...
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Android Studio Error - zsh

I'm receiving this error on android studio. How do I fix it? The default interactive shell is now zsh. To update your account to use zsh, please run `chsh -s /bin/zsh`. For more details, please visit ...
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Where are android-sdk executables (installed with apt)?

I installed android-sdk via apt, on xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS But there's no android command in my path! In this question, they locate the tools for a home installation. But I navigated to /usr/local/lib/...
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Install Android emulator to play mobile game

who from you can tell me what the best way and tools to install an android mobile app game ( freefire for example ) on my ubuntu 18.04 ? any android emulator to recommend ?

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