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Ubuntu for Android was a way to run Ubuntu alongside Android off of a smartphone when docked.

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ZTE z837vl and Ubuntu OS

(sorry I am pretty new user) I have an older mobile device that I was interested in switching the OS to Ubuntu. It's a ZTE Z837VL. If it's possible to achieve what's the best way to do it? Thanks
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Where to install/ unpack android studio in ubuntu?

I have recently dual booted ubuntu alongside windows, and my partitions for ubuntu are as follows- *80 Gb - "/" Uses SSD (For root) * 100 Gb - "/home" Uses Hard Disk (For ...
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Error starting Firefox on 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu using UserLAnd on my phone. I installed Firefox and tried to launch it via the terminal. I got the error [18567, Main Thread] WARNING: failed to open shm: Permission denied: ...
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How to install Android Runtime On Linux

How can i Install ART (Android RunTime) On Linux(Ubuntu) And if i installed it can i run android apps natively on ubuntu Without using an emulator i hope you help me thanks
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ADB mkdir permission denied

I am trying to run AVS-SDK (Alexa) SampleApp on an Android Device On UBUNTU. I have opened two terminals, in first terminal i am obtaining the root access for the android device using ADB. Following ...
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Linux distro on ARM64 Exynos 7870 Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 sm-p580

I wanted to know if I can install a Linux arm distro like Ubuntu or Debian on my Android tablet and what guide I could follow to do this, it's a Galaxy Tab A 10.1 with s pen sm-p580, it has an Exynos ...
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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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KDE connect can not browse my android phone

When I click browse files of KDE connect menu in ubuntu 18.04, it gives me an error and says A folder named /home/asus/.cache/kioexec/krun/7868_0/ already exists what to do?
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Error while installing Cordova

I am getting this error while installing Cordova: npm http GET https://registry.npmjs.org/cordova npm http GET https://registry.npmjs.org/cordova npm http GET https://registry.npmjs.org/cordova npm ...
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How to run android apps in my pc [duplicate]

Someone knows how can I use android apps in my pc using software from the Ubuntu archive ?
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Install Linux on android phone [duplicate]

Post for Suggestion: scenery: I want to install ubuntu on android phone. not running ubuntu beside android. Remove android from boot and use grub to boot the phone. Question: Is it possible? If ...
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Android SDK Build-Tools and SDK components were not installed

I was installing Android Studio on my Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. I successfully downloaded it and I can run with ./studio.sh from /opt/android-studio/bin. After executing this command, it starts downloading ...
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How can I make text in Android Studio readable?

I have installed Android Studio in Ubuntu 17.4 but it seems to use a very bad font. It does not show most characters at all, instead showing tiny boxes as though they were characters the font doesn't ...
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Question how to make some application seen from 'application list'? [duplicate]

i install 'android studio' on my Ubuntu. The location of the 'android studio' folder is on folder 'opt' - and to run the application i need to open the terminal on the 'opt/android studio/bin' and ...
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faile to resolved " /usr/include/linux/errno.h:1:23: fatal error: asm/errno.h: No such file or directory"

I tried to make the gcc4.6.2 for building android 2.3.7 system. I have installed linux-libc-dev with different version(3.8.0 & 4.4.0) and different architecture(linux-libc-dev & linux-libc-...
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external/clearsilver/util/neo_err.h:88:69: error: expected expression before ‘)’ token

There is one error showed on my ubuntu 16.04 LTS system when make android 2.3.7 version , I do not know how to fix these problems ? PS: this error has been shown after i install the libswitch-perl by ...
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Can't locate Switch.pm in @INC in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Here is one problem shown when I tried to make my android 2.3.7 OS sytem by typing make -j8 under the directory: /home/paultsai/android/aosp-2.3.x/ Can't locate Switch.pm in @INC (you may need to ...
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Android Studio not running _ Ubuntu 16.04

When I try to run the script ./studio.sh, to start Android Studio. I am getting the following error: Unrecognized VM option 'MaxPermSize=350m' Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine. Error: ...
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Why android studio is not working from dock and my applications?

Yesterday, I installed Android Studio and everything worked fine. Now when I click on icon (in dock) nothing happens (same with Android Studio in my applications) as if these icons are not clickable. ...
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Installing Ububtu on an older smartphone [duplicate]

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my phone Walton Primo D1? These are some of the important specs of my phone: Chipset MediaTek MTK 6575M CPU 1GHz cortex A9 GPU PowerVR SGX 531 Sensors ...
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Is there a tested walkthrough on how to set up android studio and Android SDK?

I'd like to use android studio and Android SDK to learn how to create android apps on Ubuntu 15.10. Does anyone know of a walkthrough that s/he has also tested with the above mentioned? If possible ...
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DESKTOP FILE: android studio installation on 14.04

TO Create a new file androidstudio.desktop, I have run "nano ~/.local/share/applications/adndroidstudio.desktop" in my terminal ,then i added "[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=...
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Ubuntu OS install in Android Mobile device using ubuntu-device-flash [duplicate]

For past few days I have been looking for a way to install Ubuntu Touch on my Moto-G(XT1033). So I tried some process and it failed with failed to enter recovery. root@ram:/home/ram/Downloads# ubuntu-...
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Android studio is installed however I'm unable to locate or open it

I have installed android studio using the instructions on the following site: Android studio for ubuntu Now once the install was complete I can see it was successful from the following: However, no ...
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Ubuntu touch os in Micromax A110 Canvas 2

I am trying to install ubuntu in my micromax mobile. Reference link after execute below command,terminal scree stuck in "Expecting the device to be in the bootloader... waiting" $ ubuntu-device-...
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Install Ubuntu on tablet [duplicate]

1) How can I download Ubuntu for tablet? 2) How can I install and replace it with my android OS and install it on my tablet?
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how do I put Ubuntu onto my galaxy S5 Rooted? [duplicate]

I'm looking for how you boot, or dual boot Ubuntu onto my galaxy s5. Or if I can? If so how?
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Is there a way we android users download ubuntu and instal it to our phones?

I was thinking since ubuntu for androids has already been delevoped, why isnt there a way we can all instal it to our androids?
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Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu for Devices, LinuxonAndroid project for Ubuntu on ARMv7 machine?

I've looked around but can't find any solid solutions or help on this topic. I recently ordered a machine with an ARMv7 CPU (Cortex A-9, <= 1.6GHz, quad core). The machine also has a Mali-400 quad-...
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How to boot back into Android from Ubuntu Touch?

I just recently installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 tablet following the instructions from: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I was ...
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Ubuntu for Android - I don't fully understand what it is

I read up on the Ubuntu for Android thing and I'm confused, Specifically on these topics: When you're away from your home computer what OS does your phone use? Is the OS literally only for when you ...
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How to download and install 'Ubuntu for Android'

I searched a lot but didn't got any link to download 'Ubuntu for android'. Also, i am not talking about getting 'Ubuntu touch', it replaces android os rather than just running when phone is docked ...
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UBUNTU touch DUALBOOT dualboot.sh install problem

I'd like to install ubuntu touch to my nexus 7 (2012) but I can't because dualboot.sh won't be install. this is in my terminal marci@marci-desktop:~$ chmod +x dualboot.sh marci@marci-desktop:~$ ./...
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Ubuntu Touch and device compatibilities [duplicate]

What tablet android devices are even supported? I have a Pantech Element (P4100)
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Can I have android on the phone but Ubuntu on the computer when it is plugged in?

Is it possible to have the Android OS on your phone but when it is plugged into a computer the computer will run Ubuntu? Also, does it support OS X?
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Ubuntu For Android. Is it available to the average Joe?

Ok so i was poking around on the internet looking to dual boot my laptop (windows 7 and ubuntu) and saw the ubuntu for android page and was super excited. I want to install the ubuntu full desktop os ...
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Motorola Defy USB Debug Driver

I am trying to connect a Motorola Defy(MB525) phone to my computer that is running Ubuntu 13.10. I can't connect my phone with my computer system successfully. What steps do I need to take for this to ...
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Android Eclipse Error

When I am creating a new android project in eclipse a file named R.java is supposed to be created automatically which is not happening. My Ubuntu is 12.04 LTS 64 bit My Eclipse version is juno for ...
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How to unlock Boot-loader of android Phone?

i Want to unlock boot-loader of android phone. Actually i want to dual boot the android phone with android and Ubuntu . For that i have to unlock boot-loader first . Whenever i run fast boot oem ...
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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version . I had also installed the genymotion. But I had a slow internet connection, so I'm unable to download that large size file in my home. I had searched many ...
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How to install ubuntu on my Xperia Arc S? (Please note I love this handset so I have neither rooted or flashed)

Please note I am novice at this installation. Please point me to answers not to other forums. Thank you for your help.
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Why doesn't 32-bit Eclipse run in 64-bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I installed 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and the Eclipse Kepler 32-bit version, considering it should support backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps, but it does not. After a lot of attempts ...
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how to install Ubuntu Phone OS on my samsung galaxy s3?

Is there an guide or way to install the Ubuntu phone OS on other devices and is it safe? I saw this but they are saying that is not stable yet. I'm asking about "Ubuntu Phone OS" and I need an ...
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Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play?

Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play? I was looking for it on F-Droid and it can't be found. Ironically, Ubuntu seems to suggest only Google Play - why ...
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How to download Ubuntu For Android?

So I am stuck. I am trying to figure out where to download Ubuntu for Android and it isn't appearing anywhere on this site. Please help!
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Install Ubuntu with Android in Samsung Galaxy Note

hi I am a user of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and I just have seen an app "Ubuntu for Android" I have Android 4.1.2 in my Note. Please tell me if I am able to use both Ubuntu and android in the tablet(...
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Has anyone got Ubuntu Touch working on Nexus 5? [duplicate]

I have been debating whether to get a nexus 5 phone since it came out. My only fear is that I won't like android. I love ubuntu, I know that I'd love ubuntu. So I have a few question related to Ubuntu ...
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Installing Lubuntu on to Android tablet and switching os in between

I would like to install Lubuntu onto my tablet, as it seems more lightweight than ubuntu. However, it seems there are only images for Windows/ Mac? For Android devices, what image shall I download? I'...
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Ubuntu Launcher for android devices?

I know that right now, it's only available for the Google Nexus. I was just wondering, will ubuntu become a "home launcher" for android devices sometime in the future? I really like the OS. I have the ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch support docking?

Are the features of Ubuntu for Android included in Ubuntu touch? Like going into a full desktop? I'm a bit confused.
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