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Questions tagged [android]

Questions about connecting an Android device to Ubuntu. Questions targeting the device itself are better suited for android.stackexchange.com.

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Make “Unknown Option” on any command after installing Adroid-x86 build tools

I'm running ubuntu 18.04 in vMware ESXi and have been building kernels to test on a tablet. I've had no issues with configuring or compiling up to this point. Now I'm setting up a build environment ...
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Software Recommendation for Android Clone via Hotspot

I use the internet on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine using my Android's hotspot. However, the catch is that the phone gives a good internet speed when placed in a specific location only, which is ...
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Phone connects and disconnects rapidly

Summary I receive popdown notifications sporadically when connecting an Android phone to an HP laptop. Details journalctl shows that org.gnome.Shell.HotplugSniffer is activated when the phone is ...
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MTP, how to access 'Internal storage' of Zenfone via CLI?

I have an Asus Android Zenfone 2 which I'd like to access through CLI (I have no problem via GUI, as soon as I connect it to the pc via USB cable, file manager pops up). I've created a mount point in /...
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Note taking software with Android sync

I am looking for some notetaking software that has a tree structure in the management of notes and folders. That is, I look for a software that can create multiple notes within a database file. Where ...
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Ubuntu Automount corrupts ext4 partitions of Android install?

I've been experimenting with dual-boot between Linux and Android on an x86 device which came with Android + Windows preinstalled (Chuwi Hi10 Pro). I soon found out that simply booting Ubuntu (either ...
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Mirror broken android to Linux?

I'm fairly inexperienced with Linux and have a very difficult situation. My last cellphone's screen cracked, got water damaged and now has a dead screen. It's a newer phone (Galaxy A8) and it still ...
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configuraing VM acceleration Issue on Ubuntu 18.10 [duplicate]

I just switched to Ubuntu and I'm following the instructions on Configuring VM acceleration on Linux I typed this command sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils ...
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Starting android virtual device error in vitualbox

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 , VitualBox 5.1.38 I am having a problem starting the virtual device in VirtualBox. This is the log from VirtualBox: Android Virtual Device Console Output I tried a solution ...
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Update Manager (Bionic LXDE for Android ARM) launching problems

How to fix the error while running Update Manager? I tried on LXterminal for Ubuntu Bionic LXDE on Android ARM amd I found this error: root@localhost:~# update-manager WARNING:root:can not import ...
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Android Emulator problem on Turkish Ubuntu 18.10

I just installed Ubuntu 18.10 with Turkish language. And installed Android studio and emulator. Emulator is crashed to start with this command "./emulator -avd Nexus_5_API_21 -qemu -m 2047 -enable-kvm"...
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USB tethered internet from install

Hi I just downloaded and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My laptop has no Wifi or internet and I'm planning to connect to the internet through usb tether from my mobile. The problem I have is it won't ...
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Why is starting Android from a vdi file in VirtualBox stuck? [duplicate]

I followed https://www.sysprobs.com/install-android-virtualbox-pre-installed-vdi-disk and got a virtualbox vdi file for android from https://www.osboxes.org/android-x86/, and installed it on ...
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Boot process of Android installed in VirtualBox seems to get stuck

I have installed Android 7.1 on VirtualBox 5.2 on Lubuntu 18.04 on Thinkpad T400 following this tutorial. Here is the configuration In particular, I have assigned 1GB RAM to Android. On Lubuntu ...
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Free Android emulator for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Is there a free Android emulator for Ubuntu 14.04LTS? If there is one, can someone teach me how to install it?
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Which Android file should I install on VirtualBox in Ubuntu?

I would like to install Android in VirtualBox 5.2 in Ubuntu 18.04. I'm using this tutorial and it points me to the Android x86.org download page, but I'm not sure which file I need from this page. ...
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Unable to connect to MTP device

I'm unable to connect to my Redmi Note 5 Pro, I'm on MIUI 10. However I'm able to connect to other devices (One Plus 3T). I tried installing gmtp as suggested here, also tried to change the cable. I ...
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E/AndroidRuntime: FATAL EXCEPTION: main

Can anyone help me please? I'm beginner. LOGS : E/AndroidRuntime: FATAL EXCEPTION: main Process: com.example.ghaas.androideatit, PID: 5835 java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to start activity ...
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Android Studio Fall 2018 which JDK for Ubuntu 16/18?

As Android seems to change all the time I put the date into the question title. I've just installed Android Studio which is current as of October 15, 2018 and burned up 2 GB of SSD space. According ...
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How can I make an Ubuntu boot USB from my android phone?

I need to install Ubuntu on my laptop and I don't have access to another computer only my phone. I have a peripheral to connect a USB to my android phone and I want to make an Ubuntu boot USB from it. ...
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Unable to launch AVD Emulator in Ubuntu 17.10

After downloaded and installed Android Studio 3.2, I executed ./studio.sh. Without doing anything, I test an hello world app on Andriod Emulator Nexus 5X API 27 for the first time, however the AVD ...
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Screen mirror Linux screen on an android device?

I would like to see what's going on my Linux desktop screen on my android phone. When I'm away from my laptop. I mean reverse of screen mirroring android device on a Linux desktop.
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All sound files on Samsung Android phone are missing when trying to view them in my folder

My voice recordings on my Samsung Android phone are usually stored in the folder /sounds/ but even though on my phone I see 20 recordings, the file explorer app on my Ubuntu 16.04 is showing this ...
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Call Audio Doesn't go through A2DP from Android to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Is there a way?

I love the inbuilt feature that comes with 18.04 where you can simply stream audio from Android to Ubuntu if both the devices are connected over Bluetooth. Essentially, I can use my Linux desktop as ...
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How to solve this problem in ubuntu [duplicate]

Emulator: warning: host doesn't support requested feature: CPUID.80000001H:ECX.abm [bit 5]
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Connecting Samsung Android 8.0 phone to Kubuntu 14.04 via USB

I am trying to connect a brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 phone with Android 8.0 to my Kubuntu 14.04 computer via USB. When I connect the device, it appears normally on the device notifier of my computer....
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Can't Connect nokia 3 to android studio

i have a Nokia 3 mobile. i'm new to Ubuntu and i just installed android studio. it works fine when i connected my friend's Samsung mobile. but android studio doesn't detect my Nokia 3. moreover, when ...
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compile python to android apk - buildozer

If I run buildozer android debug on ubuntu 18.04 I get the following error. # Command failed: /usr/bin/python3 -m pythonforandroid.toolchain create --dist_name=firstgame --bootstrap=sdl2 --...
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Unity Tweak Tool changed fonts and can't get Ubuntu back to normal

Good day all. I installed Unity Tweak tools some time ago. Recently I was playing around with it and changed a lot of things. Since then my applications behave a little different especially fonts ...
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Clockworkmod USB tethering with Ubuntu 18.04

I have successfully installed and used Clockworkmod USB tethering for several years with Ubuntu 16.04. After an upgrade to 18.04 I followed the same procedure as previously used with 16.04 (see ...
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Android phone very slow to connect to Ubuntu 18.04 using USB

My android phone (Samsung C9 Pro, Android 8.0.0) takes several minutes to connect to Ubuntu 18.04. As soon as I plug USB cable in, it is immediately detected. But clicking on the device in Nautilus ...
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Android devices don't show up in “adb devices” until logged into Ubuntu GUI session

We have thousands of Android devices that we test on hundreds of Ubuntu hosts and one of the big problems we're running into is that unless you log into the host via the GUI, some of the devices (...
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Reduce Java heap Memory

I wrongly increased the heap size of my android studio, and when i start android studio , i am getting this error Invalid maximum heap size: -Xmx4096m # <------ increase this to most of your RAM ...
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change JDK path for Android studio

I have Android studio 3.1 which was working with oracle java 10. I have deleted all Java packages and alternatives according to this answer. now starting Android Studio I face Fatal error java.lang....
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flashing sony xperia sp5303

i am trying to flash a sonyxperia sp5303 using flash tools and the original firmware by sony (Sony_Xperia_SP_C5303_12.0.A.1.257_Customized_NCB_(by_xperiastockrom.com)) i installed flashtools and run ...
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react-native run-android ; SDK location no found, but it exists in the path

According to the react-native docs, I have installed Android 8.0 (Oreo) and the rest of the instructions. The only difference is that I have defined the patvariableses in .bashrc and not .bash-profile....
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How to mount an Android 4.4.4 in USB mass storage device mode?

I'm trying to mount Android phone (Lenovo P70-A) to recover deleted files. Phone is detected in lsusb and dmesg. Last command prints usb-storage 1-3:1-0: USB mass storage device detected ... sd 2:...
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ran the line sudo apt-get install google* now everything is wrong

I was trying to download google chrome and I got lazy and typed: sudo apt-get install google* It proceeded to download a lot of google android installers. When I realized what happened I closed ...
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Copying files from Ubuntu 18.04 to Android device

[I know this is duplicate but all the answers here didn't work for me.] I am a life-long Windows user who has migrated to Ubuntu since 5 weeks. I am trying to copy files to my Android tablet and for ...
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reac-native cannot load sdk components

I am new using ubuntu with react-native, I followed steps for starting new reactnative project install android studio create virtual device define ANDROID_HOME , PATH to my sdk all working fine but ...
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Android SDK is not found by flutter

i have installed android studio by unzipping the zip file from the official site and running sudo ./studio.sh. so, it was installed in /root directory. but when i installed flutter as recommended in ...
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Emulator Warning Update check Failure in Ubuntu 18.04

I was trying to run emulator in Android studio. It was just open and didn't show anything and a process was running saying that Waiting for target device to come online. In event log these errors ...
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Android emulator for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I don't know much more about Ubuntu yet, I am looking for android emulator for my Ubuntu14. If any there could you please let me know (with download and installation instructions)
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How do I compile and run pyqtdeploy's pre-packaged demo application?

Compiling openssl from a sysroot fails to find stdlib (when running pyqtdeploy's demo for PyQT5 on android) How to I make sure the standard library can be found? In trying to make a python android ...
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How is Ubuntu responsible for “competing” with other bluetooth devices?

Background I have a PXC 550 and it seems to have this convenient feature that allows me to have both my PC and phone connected to it simultaneously. Run Ubuntu 18 and Android 8. I haven't yet tested ...
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How to recover deleted file from mtp device?

Acidentally I deleted two directories of images from the internal stockage memory of my Asus zenfone MAX 3 and I don't have an SD card on it. I found foremost is a tool to recover deleted data. But it'...
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While installing Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I am facing an error like this

dell@dell-Latitude-3440:~$ sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 lib32bz2-1.0 *Removed the ask password* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to check if Android Studio is properly installed?

I just somehow installed Android Studio on my PC with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS using some 'here&there' guides on internet. But I am not sure if it will work correctly OR is it installed properly ? Is ...
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Can't access photos stored on Samsung S7 from Ubuntu

I cannot access my photos stored on my Samsung S7 using Ubuntu 18.04. I know this question has been asked before, and I tried all of the solutions offered (e.g, trying a different USB port, different ...
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run ubuntu 18.04 as OS for android phone [duplicate]

I'm talking about the OS made for PC. what would happened if I install it on android phone? will it figure out the hardware or is it a guarantee way to kill a phone? checking if anyone tried before I ...