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bq is the Spanish company that released the first smartphone to run Ubuntu touch by default.

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Ubuntuphone Acquaris E4.5 not recognized [closed]

my laptop is Dell XPS-15, with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and: petar@petar-XPS-15-9550:~$ uname -a Linux petar-XPS-15-9550 4.4.0-103-generic #126-Ubuntu SMP Mon Dec 4 16:23:28 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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Access locked Ubuntu Touch mobile

Today, my BQ Aquaris E5 hit the ground harder than ever before. While the phone seems to be working just fine, display does not react to gestures so I can't type the password to unlock it. I ...
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BQ Aquaris M10 FHD Ubuntu Edition: How do I see the size of external storage (ie. a micro SD card)?

I have had a look in the file browser app and the External Drives app, long-pressing various items in both apps, and looking for any "menu" items in both of these apps, but I haven't found how to see ...
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How to install Ubuntu-Personal development image on BQ M10 FHD?

Since the BQ M10 Ubuntu Edition was released, I bought this device right now. I am using it more for playing around, than for real productive usage. Is there a development image of Ubuntu-Personal for ...
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BQ Aquaris Ubuntu ed SIM cards not recognized anymore

I have been using a BQ Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition for almost a year and had no problem with it. I never tweaked it in any way (unless you consider updating with OTA a tweak) but two weeks ago, I ...
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BQ Aquaris E5 -> Device MSM8916 not found

presently I purchased a BQ Aquaris E5 phone in a second hand shop with android on it. After typing in a console: volker@v____50:~$ sudo ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu ...
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sudo mount -o remount,rw /

I have a question on running this command (sudo mount -o remount,rw /) at start up so I don't have to do it manually. I'm trying to do this on Ubuntu Aquarius M10 phablet.
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How to properly increase DPI for Desktop Apps installed inside Libertine?

It concerns Auqaris BQ M10 FHD with nice 10" screen. I tried to use the trick: create file ~/.local/share/libertine-container/user-data/my-container/.Xdefaults and set Xft.dpi: 224 inside it (see ...
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Allow libertine apps full access to sd card on Ubuntu Touch

I would like to use libertine apps to read epub and cbz files on my SD Card. How can I enable access for these apps so that they can navigate to the proper folders?
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Can't connect to wifi on Aquaris M10

today arrived my Aquaris M10. :-) Unfortunately I can't connect to my access point. I've managed to setup a temporary access point and updated to OTA-12, but I'm still not able to connect to my ...
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Ubuntu Phone no data network after upgrade OTA-12

My BQ Aquaris 4.5, after upgrade to OTA-12, don't detect SIM in mobile data configurations (System > Cellular). It's working for all other things (call, send SMS, etc). Can I downgrade to OTA-11? ...
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How do I upgrade my BQ Aquaris 4.5 to OTA-12?

I am on OTA-11. A couple of days ago, I got a notification on my phone that a system update was available. However, when I go into Updates it says software is up to date. How do I fix this?
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Libre Office and Firefox icons gone on BQ M10 HD tablet

I recently updated my BQ tablet and for some reason the Libre Office icon and the Firefox icon have gone. I can choose Libre Office to open files but I can't create new ones without going into a saved ...
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Bq not working after upgrading to OTA 12. Ubuntu touch, phone

Bq 4.5 not working after OTA 12 After upgrading to the last OTA 12 version, bq 4.5 stepped wworking. I downloaded the upgrade and authorized the system reboot. After 1:30h, it was still stuck at the '...
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Why does Bq M10 tablet file manager make duplicates when renaming?

Using the Bq M10 tablet file manager to rename files located on the microSD card, a duplicate un-renamed file is copied onto the device itself, creating a duplicate and cluttering. Why?
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How do I delete / rename files on Bq M10 file manager using attached keyboard/mouse?

To delete or rename a file on the Bq M10 tablet with no attached device, I touch and hold. But, how is this done with an attached keyboard / mouse? Right click does not seem to do anything and left ...
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Why is link to gmail message from notification dropdown intermittent?

On BQ Aquaris-M10, gmails appear in the notification area drop-down (upper-right corner) turning the envelope green with e-mail headers shown below. When I touch an individual e-mail to launch full-...
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The SD card and external hard drives are not readable on tablet BQ M10

when I connect an external hard drive or SD card to my tablet BQ M10, I see them do not appear in the shortcut menu of the file manager. When I put MP3 files on my SD, it will not appear in music. On ...
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Can I remotely control my Ubuntu PC (16.04) from my BQ m10 Ubuntu Tablet?

I'm looking for a way to remotely control my desktop on my PC Ubuntu 16.04 from my Ubuntu touch BQ m10. is it possible? Thanks!
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On M10, set “Notifications” as default control/notification in UR corner?

On the M10, can "Notfications" (green envelope) be set as the default tool in the notifications/controls area of the user interface (tablet upper-right corner) so that swiping down from UR corner ...
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How to find M10 when connected to Ubuntu desktop by USB?

Connecting Aquaris M10 to Ubuntu desktop with USB, it appears in file manager, but no contents shown. Can view microSD contents when ejected from the tablet. Is it possible to get to the M10's ...
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Clementine Play Count on Aquaris M10?

Is it possible to track the play count or played status of music/podcasts managed with Clementine and played on the Bq M10? [asked by a new user of both] In response to Vistaus: "uClementine Remote" ...
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Aquaris m10 bricked!

I was trying to update to OTA-11 a few days ago. Everything seemed to go fine, but when I restarted, all I got was the Ubuntu splash screen and those 4 blinking dots. I left it over night... nothing....
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Cannot “sudo chroot” in ubuntu

In terminal when I try to sudo chroot . in home directory I get: chroot: failed to run command ‘/bin/bash’: No such file or directory When I try to sudo chroot . in external Sd card I get: ...
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Downgrade camera app

Current version of camera app works with bugs for me. How can I downgrade camera app version to the previous one on Bq Acquaris E 5 HD Ubuntu Edition?
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bq m10 keyboard layout

How to switch to the Russian keyboard layout an external keyboard in desktop mode? Do not work in Firefox and LiibreOffice, and work in mobile apps !
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Ubuntu Touch how to edit .config files

Trying to edit .config files on BQ tablet but no app associated with this file type and gedit can't find them directly. Have tried sudo gedit .config but no luck no 'gedit command not found'. Does ...
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Correct my GPS Aquaris M10

OK, so here's my problem: My bq Aquaris m10 is convinced that I am somewhere in Kansas, even though I live in the California bay area. This is a difference of a little over 2,000 miles! I've never ...
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Community forum and resources for Ubuntu tablet

I just unwrapped my brand new BQ Ubuntu tablet, keen to find out what it can do. At first sight the interface is not really telling me where to find things, how to quickly lauch and stop apps. But I ...
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Making calibre work with Aquaris M10 phablet?

Sending books from calibre to the M10 phablet connected to a laptop through an USB cable does not work out of the box. On the laptop, start calibre Plug the tablet to the laptop using a USB cable The ...
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Ubuntu Phone BQ E5: File manager broken, Unable to install Dekko

yesterday I've acquired an Ubuntu phone and after several hours of blunder with it, I've got the following problems: I can't open the file manager: After clicking the "open button" it instantly ...
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Real Convergence

Anybody knows which Ubuntu Touch version will be trully convergible? I purchased a BQ M10 thinking use it to work but there's no VNC or RDP client. There's no File Manager with SSH support and none ...
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Change meta key in Ubuntu Phone

I bought the BQ M10 Ubuntu edition tablet. I also got myself a Bluetooth keyboard with a swedish layout for it. On the swedish layout, the "alt gr" button is used to get some special characters, like ...
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how do I install qemu on my bq Aquaris M10?

I am trying to install scrivener (windows, or Linux) on my bq Aquaris m10 tablet. The problem is that scrivener is only written for amd/x86 hardware, and my tablet is arm. The good news is that this ...
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How to fix the extremely laggy behavior of BQ Aquaris M10 [closed]

I recently purchased the Aquaris M10 and I am experiencing extremely laggy behaviour. When I use the browser, every time I leave a website, when I return, even the next second, it reloads it. Firefox ...
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On Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Tablet— Tab-Complete with Virtual Keyboard?

In the Terminal Application on the Aquarius M10, is there a capability similar to Tab-Complete when using the on-screen virtual keyboard?
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BQ M10 Ubuntu Touch - Micro HDMI Not Outputting to TV

I'm trying to use my BQ M10 (Ubuntu Touch Tablet) with my 65 inch TV as the display. I purchased a GE brand "Mini + Micro HDMI to HDMI Adapter" from Walmart today and I have another adapter that ...
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BQ M10 Music App - Creating Playlist of Folders

I have a number of audio programs that I've converted from cassette tape to MP3s. Each program is in its own folder and the file names go like this: 00 Introduction.mp3 01 Some Title.mp3 02 Some ...
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BQ M10 Ubuntu Touch System Update Fails

I got my BQ M10 Ubuntu Touch tablet in the mail last week. When I check for system updates, it starts to download a 500MB update labeled Version 3, but each time I complete that same download, it ...
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How do I install .deb files on bq Aquaris?

I have recently purchased a bq Aquaris m10 FHD, and I am looking to install the desktop version of dropbox, as well as the latest scrivener beta. The whole point of this tablet, was to have a tablet ...
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Upgrade bq Aquaris M10 from 15.04 to 16.04?

I have recently purchased the Aquaris m10 FHD, and want to upgrade to 16.04. How do I do that?
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Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition User Manual?

The quick start guide for the Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition provides a web address on www.bq.com for downloading the full user manual for the M10. Although manuals for other Aquarius devices exist, ...
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Ubuntu Touch: chromium port?

There doesn't seem to be a chromium (or Google Chrome) port available in Ubuntu Touch (OTA10.1, bq M10). Does one exist, or are there any plans to have one (even without touch / small screen ...
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Ubuntu Touch: no onscreen keyboard in Firefox?

How can I open an on-screen keyboard in Firefox on Ubuntu Touch (bq M10, OTA10.1)? I've tried in both tablet and desktop mode, and no keyboard pops up. I tried some other things, such as dragging from ...
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Bq Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition: desktop mode question

I'm so interested in buying the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition! Ubuntu on desktop rules, I'm using it since 2008 :-) I'm actually a light computer user and I do 99% of my daily tasks in the cloud (using ...
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How to upgrade my Aquarius E4.5 to latest OS?

I took my bq from the shelf. Have not touched it for a while, it is more or less in ship state. Currently it runs 14.10(r21) I cannot find any way to upgrade. What do I have to do? It is currently ...
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How can I change settings in Dekko?

While creating my first mail account in Dekko, on my new bq E5, I just entered the wrong setting (Imap in the place of Pop). Now I am stuck: I do not find a way to change it. More generally: ...
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What is for Ubuntu phones the equivalent to booting from a live USB?

Is there a feasible method to boot Ubuntu Touch - on a bq E5 - to bootfrom the mmc card or a USB device ? I am searching for the equivalent to similar methods of desktop Linux, in order to: - copy/...
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LTE Smartphone Ubuntu-Touch like BQ Aquaris E5 LTE (not Meizu)

I really like the BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition, but is has no LTE. The newer version from BQ with LTE is not available with Ubuntu. I don't want to buy the Phone from Meizu. Will there be a ...
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How can I set custom ringtone for a single contact?

I want to set different ringtones for the most frequent callers, so I can identify the caller just by hearing how my phone rings.