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No sending SMS with KDE Connect for a Blackberry Key 2 phone

I'm new to Ubuntu and have installed KDE Connect SMS to be able to do the same thing I was doing with Microsoft's Mobile Connect for Windows. I can read my SMS, but the "New" button isn't ...
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Sending SMS to multiple numbers at once

How can I send SMS to many numbers at once command via my huawei modem from my laptop, I found the command mmcli as my best solution, sending one sms to one number is working fine, but once I tried to ...
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Receive SMS/Alert when specified text detected in a log file

I've been searching for a service for Linux that monitors logs for a certain text string and if that string matches, it sends a notification, ideally by SMS. If the log text file contains "...
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Send SMS / alerts to my iPhone when wrong password is entered on login screen

I hope this question haven’t asked till today. My question is that there is a chance that I can connect the main login screen (that one when you’re lock your computer / once you’re turning you’re ...
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KDE Connect SMS has New button disabled

KDE Connect SMS shows the "New" button disabled. I can read SMS and reply but cannot create new text. When I run kdeconnect-sms from terminal, I receive following messages qrc:/qml/...
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Can I send a mobile text message with the GUI?

I've read that you can send text messages via the terminal but is there a way I can send a mobile text message without having to do it in a terminal?
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How can I send mobile text message from terminal?

I've just lost my phone. I know it's here in my house cause I used it last night and my bluetooth speakers will connect to it this morning. How can I text my phone using bash? Then the phone ...
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Sending a SMS from KDE Connect in Kubuntu 18.04

I set up KDE Connect on Kubuntu 18.04. Ping and the File Explorer are working fine from the desktop. I am able to recieve, read and respond to SMS. However, I have no clue how I can send an SMS, when ...
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send&receive sms messages from Ubuntu, using a built-in sim slot + sim card

I have a laptop on which I run Ubuntu 18.04, the laptop has a built-in sim slot and I have a sim card that I use for mobile broadband. Is there any software that I can use to send and receive sms ...
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Applications in Ubuntu

I am using Internet on a 3G prepaid Sim using data device ZTE MF190.I want to know about some applications can be used in my Desktop for making calls and sending and receiving text SMS using my ...
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Send SMS with Cordova

The built-in messaging app in Ubuntu Touch has no commit since 2014, I would create a new one using Cordova. Ubuntu Touch is supported by Cordova, but during plugin search I saw that sms plugin looks ...
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What is the best way to send and recieve text messages from my Ubuntu computer? [duplicate]

Ideally, I'd like to use my normal cell phone number, but if that doesn't work, I'd like to be able to have some other line for texting and be able to do it from the computer.
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Send an SMS to Ubuntu Server to Run Scripts/Commands?

I was wondering if there was a way to have a text message sent to a number (or email) that an Ubuntu computer could read, and that message would act as a command for the computer? An example might be ...
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How to use mmcli to send sms?

As questions says, I want to send sms using mmcli. As ubuntu already has mmcli installed, I connected my phone via USB, enabled USB debugging(I also enabled usb tethering but I don't know if that is ...
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sms on ubuntu 16.04

I have a lgg4 and I want to be able to text from my laptop instead of having my phone on me while I am programming. Any known SMS desktop clients that work will doing this, compatible with android and ...
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Problem with copying "/home/phablet/" from ubuntu phone to Linux PC

I am going on holiday, and am scared of loosing my Ubuntuphone which has all my contacts and SMS text messages. I have read the article on here about backup which says to copy /home/phablet/ (on the ...
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Ubuntu Phone: Sending messages to multiple contacts over messaging-app

Since i changed my phone number, i want to send most of my contacts a sms with my new number. On Ubuntu Phone this is very unconvient because the application has to switch to the contact register for ...
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Ubuntu Touch -Text message Unity icon not showing notifications

I have noticed that when I receive a text message (SMS) on my Ubuntu phone, i do not receive plus 1 notification in the text message icon on the unity bar. Without this notification, I am finding that ...
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SMS delivery reports

The Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition has no option for SMS delivery reports within the SMS settings. How I can configure this option?
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Make and receive calls on Ubuntu using an external android phone

Is there any way that I could use my old Android device by connecting it via USB or even using the wireless LAN and make/receive calls and traditional text messages (SMS) on my laptop running Ubuntu?
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Can't pass file containing whitespace as command-line argument to SMS-sending Python script in Ubuntu Touch in Ubuntu Touch

I can send text messages by SMS using the command: $ /usr/share/ofono/scripts/send-sms /ril_0 07123456789 "iorem ipsum est" 0 Where /ril_0 is the SIM card/modem, 07123456789 is the telephone number, ...
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Forwarding contact via SMS Ubuntu BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5. I am looking for a way of forwarding a contact in my address book to another contact via a text message. Can't seem to find a simple way to forward a contact via SMS ...
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Ubuntu Phone prevent text messages from lock screen

On my Aquaris Ubuntu Phone, text messages quickly pop up on the lock screen. As I consider this a serious security issue, is it possible to hide any messages from the lock screen? Thanks for any ...
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Where are the Call History and Telegram secret chats stored?

I am working on the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone and I am interested in finding out where the Phone Call history is stored. On a similar post I saw that the SMS are stored in this directory ~/.local/...
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Ubuntu Touch - SMS "Service Centre" Setting

In order to send SMSs, my service provider says I need to set the SMS "service centre". In Android, it's apparently on option underneath messages-->settings, but I don't see where to set it on Ubuntu ...
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SMS Forwarding or copying Problem

I cannot able copy nor forward the content of the SMS I received in my BQ Ubuntu Mobile. Could somebody knows how to do it?
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Parsing barry SMS backups

I used barry to backup all my messages on my BlackBerry Curve 9220. Now I try to restore them, but none of the messages get restored. I've tried it via the GUI as well as bio but to no avail. Now I ...
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Import SMS/MMS on Ubuntu Touch

I currently have an Android phone, and I recently ordered a BQ Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu Touch Edition. I wonder if there is a way to import SMS/MMS from my Android phone, to my BQ Aquaris 4.5... I know we ...
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Sending SMS in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got an iPhone 5S and I send a lots of SMS and my fingers feel like they're about to fall off. Is it possible to send SMS from my Ubuntu system, and recieving sms on my system?
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Add calling and sms to Vodafone Dongle K3772

I have a Vodafone 3G Dongle which I use to connect to internet on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. All is working fine. Now I want to add sms and call facility to this device so that I could make calls ...
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Command to send SMS from terminal Using Kannel + SMPP

I have Installed the kannel on my server, configured the kannel file as per the requirement. Started the Bearerbox and SMSBox, both boxes are running fine. Now I want to check if the SMS is being ...
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Send shell to server via SMS

Hi this might be a duplicate and if so I'd really appreciate if I could get refereed to that question. So I'm looking for some way to connect a phone to my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server and send shell ...
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Bulk sms sending

Is there any suggestions on how we can send bulk sms in ubuntu? I need it for my business. If anyone knows how we can send bulk sms in the ubuntu software just tell me, Thank you.
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install rxtx under JDK

A java developer who want to send SMS ,may use SMSLib project. SMSLib requires to set up : javacomm library (if it is windows plateform) rxtx library (if it is linux plateform ) by adding it in ...
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Send an SMS Message on Server Crash

Is it possible to send a text or SMS message to my phone when my server crashes? I know there are services such as TextFree for ipod that allow free texting over wifi but is there anything that can ...
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How to export SMS and contacts from cell phone to ubuntu

I am trying to export my text messages and my contacts from a cell phone(an Adroid Samsung Galaxy mini and a Sony Ericsson w810i) to my ubuntu laptop. Firstly I tried using Wammu and I was easily ...
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How can I send SMS from Ubuntu to cell phones?

I'm tired of paying for my cell phone. It's just a small glorified computer and anyone wanting to contact me can contact me when I'm home. I would, however, be willing to pay small fee for the ...
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sms server for ubuntu server

I am not sure where to begin this one, but I would like to run an sms server on my ubuntu server. When my postgresql database is updated with a new record, the server should listen and take the phone ...
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exact instructions for sending an SMS via a wireless modem

What are the step-by-step and exact instructions for getting one of the following to send an SMS via a Huawei E398 or similar wireless modem? This unit is 4G wireless with USB from the modem to the ...
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How to parse text messages on Ubuntu Touch

Hi I want to be able to parse text messages on Ubuntu Touch for a specific key word. I understand how to do it on Android, but it is looking like this is very different than on Ubuntu Touch. ...
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Text messaging and calls don't work on Ubuntu Touch dev preview

I just got Ubuntu Touch on my Galaxy Nexus. I'm really thrilled about its design concepts and its beautiful UI. However, text messages and calls don't work. Isn't this supposed to work already? Could ...
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Receive and Send SMS via PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop SMS client in Ubuntu I am very interested in using Ubuntu , but there is one question . Am I able to send and receive SMS via PC ?
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sending sms using empathy

I've got gnome-phone-manager installed on ubuntu 12.04, and noticed it adds an SMS account type to Empathy. The only setting required to set up is 'bdaddr' which I think is a blue tooth address. i ...
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USB hub keep changing ports

I have an external powered USB hub and I'm using Gammu to send some SMSs, but every time the daemon connect to one specific modem, it has the port changed. Gammu is able to send just one SMS and after ...
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Is there any way to use Ubuntu with an Android phone?

Could I plug in my Android phone into my Ubuntu PC via USB cable and have text messages and such appear in my Ubuntu notifications? Or something like that (similar to the Ubuntu for Android ...
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Desktop SMS client in Ubuntu

Hi I am looking for some kind of script/software that can help me to send SMS from my Ubuntu machine . A desktop client/application actually by using web services which we use to send sms like ...
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