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Google (LG) Nexus 4 (E960) smartphone

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Installing packages on Nexus 4

the repos for ubuntu touch are shut down by now, but I would like to install packages on my nexus 4. The current version is 15.04 with no update to a newer version available. Do you hava any ideas ...
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How can I recover my contacts from my ubuntu phone on a Broken Nexus 4?

I dropped my Nexus 4 and the screen now is completely broken, and yet I have all these files on my Nexus 4 that I need recovered. I had ubuntu 16.04 installed on it (Yes, the ubuntu phone, not ...
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Failure during installation of Ubuntu Phone

After executing ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 4, the error message comes up mkdir /root/.cache: permission denied
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After upgrade to OTA-15 osk isn't launched when tapping input field for my Nexus 4

I upgraded my Nexus 4 to OTA-15 this morning, and when it restarted the on screen keyboard isn't launched when I tap an input field - meaning that I can't enter my password and am effectively locked ...
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Ubuntu touch screen problems on nexus 4

I tried today to install ubuntu touch to my old Nexus 4 phone. Installation was successful (regarding https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/phone/devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/), but when OS boots, ...
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Ubuntu Touch mistakes swipes for taps

I'm running Ubuntu Touch OTA 13 on my Nexus 4 and i'm having a problem: Sometimes, the phone mistakes swiping or scrolling for taps. It's a real problem, because this way i can't scroll down the apps ...
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Nexus 4 sync contacts

I am trying to sync my contacts between a Nexus 4 Ubuntu phone (15.04 OTA 12) and an Android phone. I can import a vcf file from the android, but end up with duplicate contacts and there seems to be ...
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How does Ubuntu Touch behave?

How does Ubuntu Touch behave with an external screen and bluetooth mouse/keyboard? I was considering a nexus 7 with ubuntu installed to do some coding and I am not shure if that will work. All I need ...
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Is there any way to send an sms or make a call using wifi with Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 4?

If the answer is yes, what service / app make it possible?
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How can I change Ubuntu Touch image channel on Nexus 4 without usb/desktop?

For some reason, adb devices shows "unauthorized" when it lists my LG Nexus 4 running Ubuntu Touch. I can't get ubuntu-flash-devices command to work. Any idea how I can solve this, or how I can ...
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How to switch between 12 and 24-hour time in Ubuntu Touch?

I recently installed the latest stable build of Ubuntu Touch on my Galaxy Nexus 4. Runs great! But I can't figure out how to change the time from 12-hour am/pm to 24-hour. How can this be done?
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How do you connect a bluetooth wireless mouse to Ubuntu Touch on mobile phone?

Most (if not all) bluetooth wireless mice have a usb dongle to connect to PC, Mac, etc. How can you connect a wireless mouse to a mobile phone (Galaxy Nexus 4, Equarius, Meizu Pro) running Ubuntu ...
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How can I get a Nexus 4 running 15.04 OTA-12 to connect to a particular wi-fi network when it won't accept the password

After a fresh install the nexus 4 didn't even see any networks. Following other advice I downgraded the radio to something prior to 4.4 using fastboot flash radio ~/Downloads/radio-mako-m9615a-...
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How to switch into desktop mode

I have a Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch. It is now updated to OTA12. I wonder, because if I connect the device via a Slimportad adapter to my external screen, it does not switch into convergence mode. The ...
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Where can I find my call history on Ubuntu Phone?

This seems oddly missing on my nexus 4. I received a phone call the other day, and I forgot to add her as a contact. Now I am searching for that phone call, and I can't find a log readily accessible ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi hotspot, tethering available in OTA-9.1?

I just installed Ubuntu touch on the 16gb LG-E960 and I can find a way to share a internet connection from the phone. Neither wireless or wired. I have tried the stable OTA-9.1 and r24 from the rc ...
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flash ubuntu touch on nexus 4 hangs

I have tried to follow this guide and flash Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. After I run: ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap but the tool hangs like this: 2016/...
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Ubuntu Touch - Installing from the Store with Ubuntu-One-Account

Just installed Ubuntu Touch aka Ubuntu Phone on my old Nexus and I really like the design! Now, I wanted to test installing apps from the Ubuntu Store et voila, it asks me for an Ubuntu-One-Account (...
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Can not install Ubuntu Phone on Nexus 4

I follow the instruction and everything seemed to work ok but then the phone reboots at the end with a message saying "This phone needs restoring from a PC or service center". So I can flash back to ...
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Ubuntu Touch - change ebay from US locale to UK

I am trying Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 and when using ebay, it assumes that I am in the US and not the UK. I have tried searching for a locale setting, but to no avail. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Nexus 4 struck at google logo after flashing localy build ubuntu images

Download the ubuntu-touch pahblet code base and build images for nexus 4 devices (mako) as mentioned in the site - https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/. Tried ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4 with broken touchscreen

My friend has Nexus 4 with a broken touchscreen. The display works though so in theory it's possible to use it with Ubuntu and an external mouse/keyboard. But is it possible to install Ubuntu without ...
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USB OTG in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I would like to connect a USB Mouse, Keyboard or Storage Device to my Nexus 4. So far I know, for this USB OTG must be supported. Unfortunately I can not find any actual information about this. Does ...
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Bluetooth and GPS on Nexus 4

Is there anybody who has no problems using Bluetooth or GPS on Nexus 4 with ubuntu touch? If so, can you please tell me which channel you are using or which settings you are using? I'm asking to ...
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How to use GPS on Nexus 4?

I'm running Ubuntu Touch 15.04 on Nexus 4 and GPS does not work. Of course I enabled 'Location Detection' and 'GPS' in the top menu. Furthermore I have enabled 'Celluar Data' in the Settings menu and ...
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In call volume (earpiece) too loud on Nexus 4 (ubuntu touch)

I'm running ubuntu touch (stable, mako: #24) on my Nexus 4. During calls the volume of the earpiece is much too loud (minimum setting). The volume buttons just change the volume from loud to very loud....
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Ubuntu Touch Nexus 4 Bluetooth doesn't work

I'm running latest stable version of Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, but Bluetooth doesn't work right. The Nexus 4 can see other devices and the Nexus 4 can be seen by other devices. But if I try to send ...
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Loading module: 'libubuntu_application_api_touch_mirclient.so.3.0.0' This plugin does not support propagateSizeHints()

I'm getting this error when trying to build my click package for my nexus 4 phone. This issue does not exist when I build for the desktop: Loading module: 'libubuntu_application_api_touch_mirclient....
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Error: “no such directory” when running click package on phone.

Error: "no such directory" when running click package on phone. On my desktop it works. Testing it out on the phone though, it does not work. The error stems from the import of that folder called "...
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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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can i run ubuntu mate or similar os on nexus 4

I am wondering if it is possible to have a version of Ubuntu run on my nexus 4 I was thinking Ubuntu mate would be a good start. I have recently installed Ubuntu-touch to my nexus 4. It was not ...
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Using Android Apps on Ubuntu Mobile OS [duplicate]

An OS is not typically I look for in a mobile or a laptop. Since almost a year now, I have been addicted to this game Clash of Clans on my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1. I am looking for experimenting ...
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Openvpn for ubuntu-phone

i have ubuntu-phone on nexus 4. Are there plans to make openvpn accessable without the need of switching to read-write mode? Thanks
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Ubuntu Touch (Nexus 4, Developer & Stable Channel)

Did install without any problems. Firstly installed the image from "Stable", as the problems occurred, installed from Developer Channel. On both installation (factory reset has been performed as well) ...
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Tamil font issue in Ubuntu touch phone (running Ubuntu 14.10 r15)

I have installed Ubuntu Touch 14.10 in my Nexus 4. Everything is working fine except rendering of Tamil fonts. I cannot read Tamil websites in any application like shorts and browser. I tried ...
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How to get Ubuntu Touch recovery to boot into Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4?

The device is a Nexus 4, currently running Android 4.4.4, though I have tried with 5.0.1. I am using the instructions at http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-...
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Powermanagement of Nexus 4 with Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.10(r15) from the ubuntu-rtm/14.09/mako chanel on my Nexus 4. It runs quite good, but one big problem is still the powermanagement. The battery does not last very long. Even ...
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Ubuntu touch: PT translation error

Where I can find this string in Launchpad to translate it correctly? In the photo we can see "Introduza SIM o PIN", it must be "Introduza o PIN do SIM". I've checked in Launchpad and it's fine there. ...
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Trouble deploying app from Ubuntu SDK to phone

I'm trying to run the App with Simple UI template on Nexus 4 but I'm getting these warnings Under Issues warning: desktop_Exec (app): found unexpected Exec with architecture 'all': ./...
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No 3G or 4G on my Nexus 4

I'm not sure why its not working, just having some issues. But, neither 3G nor 4G is working on my device, I believe 2G is though. I'm on T-Mobile and had no issues with installation. A note; When I ...
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how to access ubuntu-touch using openssh server ? getting login prompt, not accepting password

i have installed ubuntu touch on my nexux 4 from devel channel. how can i enable ssh access. ssh is running. but when i try to connect to that IP, i am getting error like no authentication mechanism ...
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Restarted my Ubuntu Touch Nexus 4 and now my cellular network access is denied but works with another carrier's SIM card

I installed Ubuntu Touch about 2 months ago on my Nexus 4 following these instructions: http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I unlocked my device ...
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Can't SSH into Ubuntu Touch device

From my computer: cameron@cameron-ubuntu:~$ ssh phablet@192.168.99.124 Permission denied (publickey). So it seems that openssh on the phone doesn't have password authentication enabled. But it seems ...
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In Ubuntu SDK, I can't test apps on my Nexus phone (Server Rejected Key)

I just made my first webapp for Ubuntu Touch with the Ubuntu SDK. If I test using deploy locally, it works fine. If I test on my device, it returns me : "-1: error: Could not connect to host: Server ...
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error while updating apps in ubuntu touch

I'm trying to update my ubuntu touch apps from both phone and phablet-shell. When I tried it from phone, here is the error shows. also tried by adding there ppa ppa:phablet-team/ppa ppa:ubuntu-...
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enable vibration on receiving calls ubuntu touch

How can I enable vibration on receiving calls in ubuntu touch. I have the latest stable version installed in my nexus 4. But it didn't have an option to enable the same in settings or anywhere. I ...
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Problems connecting to eduroam wifi - ubuntu touch

I am trying to connect to our university's eduroam wi-fi network with my Nexus 4 running Ubuntu touch (utopic latest build), but can't get past the first stage. I wonder if anyone can help please? I ...
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trying to install ubuntu touch to nexus 4 - can't connect device (14.04 in virtual box on mac)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu touch to a nexus 4. I've followed all the steps so far, downloaded the packages and gotten the phone ready, but now I got to the step of connecting it to the computer [...
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How can I download my Ubuntu One data using a PowerMac G5, Mac OS X 10.5.8 (or a rooted Nexus 4 + remote fs)

I need to download my Ubuntu One data using a PowerMac G5 Early2005 DP 2.0GHz, Mac OS X 10.5.8 (or a rooted Nexus 4 8GB with real total storage 5.37GB). How should I do that? Thanks in advance, Michał ...
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Running app from the SDK to a nexus 4 phone produces ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host error

I have before successfully run apps on this device from the SDK. Now the SDK is giving me an error: [10:27:08] Started /usr/share/qtcreator/ubuntu/scripts/qtc_device_run_app [10:27:09] ...