Questions tagged [ubuntu-touch]

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Can I run a curses/TUI apps on Ubuntu Touch or are there fundamental differences between Desktop and Touch that disallow this?

I want to experiment with running Terminal User Interface apps on mobile, so I'm wondering if Touch differs from Desktop in a way that it's not possible. Thank you
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Ubuntu 20.04 Dual Touch Screen auto Calibration

I'm trying to set up 2 Melfas LGDisplay Incell Touch screens to auto calibrate at startup on Ubuntu 20.04 I found this post online that had the exact problem: https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic....
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Touch Monitor gesture control management with Windows in a VM

We are a small volunteer run Museum with two touch monitors for public use with our own applications. However we are having to disable the touchscreens (Dell and Viewsonic) as there is no way to turn ...
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Is it possible to install a touch screen desktop environment into Ubuntu, then use it over a virtual computing app in a smartphone?

I would like to use a Digital Ocean droplet through my smartphone with a smartphone-friendly interface. I can connect to a Droplet through a VNC app. Is it possible that I could set up my Droplet with ...
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How to download Ubuntu Touch for a Samsung J3 J320F

I want to download Ubuntu Touch on to a Samsung J320F. The download fails and the Ubuntu installer says that this device is not available. I want help or a ROM for download.
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Disable eraser button for Wacom stylus

I am trying to completely disable the eraser button for my Wacom tablet on my Lenovo C940. I am using Xournal++ for notetaking and it does not allow disabling this entirely (but rather allows you to ...
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How to set a custom picture background on Ubuntu touch?

Simple question, but I could not manage to do it: I found in Settings->Background to change the background. However, I found not way to select a picture from a file location. From file browser, ...
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Driver issues with Touch and Battery On Ubuntu 21.04 Installed on Pluto A108 Tablet

I recently bought an x86 Tablet that shipped with windows 10 pro installed, and the OS was so heavy on the tablet that I decided to Install Linux/Android on it. here are the specs from Neofetch desoky@...
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Firefox turns on touch pad and screen

I received 5 answers to my original question, 'How do I disable touch pad when using a mouse'. I tried the first suggestion and it worked after many hours or days,I don't remember. I became disgusted ...
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Need advice for ubuntu-touch lockscreen issue

Whenever I lock my pinephone I'm unable to get back into the phone. It's just showing a black screen no matter how often I press the power button. Thanks in advance. I downloaded the latest image here....
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Disable ALL touchscreen gestures (not just multitouch) in Ubuntu or enable click-on-touch mode

We use Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3.36.8 with x11 window system. We wish to use a webapplication/website in Chromium with EETI touchscreen. Usually we can use the touchscreen driver to set the touch ...
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Support for Dell XPS 15 Touch Screen

I Will get an XPS 15 via my company soon which will come with Windows preinstalled. This is the basic hardware configuration. Dell W5170151301SGW10PRO - XPS 15 11th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-...
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2 finger scrolling in not working on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I use the Hp-ProBook and I've installed ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. At first, everything is working fine but after some time 2 finger scroll automatically stop working and I've no idea why? If anyone ...
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Touchscreen rotation broken in 21.04

I usually rotate my touch screen like: xinput set-prop "ILITEK ILITEK-TP" 'Coordinate Transformation Matrix' 0 -1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 This does not work in 21.04, maybe because of Wayland? However ...
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"tab" on on-screen keyboard

Recently I treated myself with nice add-on to my "workshop", which is Atom based Lenovo Tab 10.1. I was able to install Ubuntu 20.04 there and I am very surprised by how it nice comes by ...
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Can Ubuntu touch run VS code?

Is it possible for Ubuntu touch run VS code? I'm trying to install Ubuntu touch for development purposes. Mainly for VS code since I'm limited with the time I use my computer.
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Ubuntu Touch On Pixel 3a: Re-locking bootloader?

Recently installed Ubuntu Touch onto a brand new Pixel 3a; installation seems stable and no issues present. However on boot the phone reminds me the bootloader is unlocked still. Is it possible to re-...
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How can I install Google Play Store on Ubuntu Mobile

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Note4. I need to install some program of Google play store. How can I install Android apps from Google Play Store on Ubuntu Mobile? Or, how can I install ...
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Access to the blocked websites on Ubuntu Mobile

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Note4. As you may know, most of social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Telegram, etc.) are blocked in Iran by the government. So, we have to use Free ...
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TWRP breaks data partition (couldn't boot into ubuntu touch)

I followed this guide: https://forums.ubports.com/topic/4964/fairphone-3-fp3 downloaded stable GITLAB CI I flashed boot.img and system.img, also used TWRP, stuck at android bootloader start screen ...
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Disabling Multi Touch Gestures in Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Desktop

I am Using a Critical Application which needs to be on the screen all the time , and user should not be able to logoff or should not be able to acess any other Application , The Device is equipped ...
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Can I install UbuntuTouch on a Billow tablet?

My brand´s tablet is Billow (Billow x103Pro), and I want to install Ubuntu Touch on It. Can I do that although my device is not in the supported devices´s list? Thanks!
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Where to download the latest ubuntu touch iso?

Im looking for the iso/img of ubuntu-touch as im planning to install it on my windows tablet. I have already searched here and on google and most of the links were dead. I already have the BOOTIA64....
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Ubuntu touch on a usb stick

I'm trying to install Ubuntu touch on a USB stick, then plug it into a windows machine and just boot Ubuntu from there. I have downloaded Rufus and now I'm trying to find an .iso of ubuntu touch. I ...
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problem with nagstamon

i installed nagstamon using this command sudo apt install -y nagstamon and i got this error while running using nagstamon QLayout: Attempting to add QLayout "" to StatusWindow ""...
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"adb devices" doesn't return anything for Xiaomi Redmi 7a running Ubuntu Touch

as the title says I have Ubuntu Touch on Redmi 7a, running fine. I am trying to get Anbox running on it, as according to post #8 on this page: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/guide-gsi-ubports-how-...
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Errors porting Ubuntu touch to the Galaxy A10

Hey I've been trying to port Ubuntu touch to the A10 following the official guide located here. I've found the device repository for the a10 here, and vendor blobs here. So the XML manifest file I ...
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How to start Tor on Ubuntu Touch OTA-15 (Libertine Container)?

I am trying to make may Volla Phone Tor-only (all traffic goes through Tor). I created a container in Libertine and I am connected to my phone through SSH. I installed Tor: libertine-container-manager ...
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can i switch back to my normal android(the one provided by the phone) again after using ubuntu touch?

I was going to install ubuntu touch on my redmi 4x phone, and was wondering how am I going to switch back to android, Is it even possible to get to the original android which was installed on the ...
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Install ubuntu on Lenovo tab m8, m7 and use OTG host

Is it possible to install linux, so ubuntu or ubuntu touch (i don't know what's differences?) on lenovo tab m8 or lenovo tab m7 ? And i would like to know if it's possible with the USB OTG to ...
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Ubuntu Touch Welcome Screen Does not display correctly on Raspberry Pi 4

I am attempting to install Ubuntu Touch on a Raspberry Pi 4. I downloaded the image file here: https://ci.ubports.com/job/rootfs/job/rootfs-rpi/ I placed it on an SD card using the GNOME Disks ...
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Ubuntu Touch: How do I apt-get install?

I'm not particularly tech savvy by any means, but I was recently gifted a very nice Nexus 5 running Ubuntu Touch and I'm having a heck of a time figuring it out even with google searches for ...
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Lightweight Linux for Mobile phones? [closed]

(Linux noob here running Lubuntu 18.04.4 LTS 32-bit) Recently, I brought back my old netbook to life by installing Lubuntu.(Currently daily driving it due to quarantine 'cause my main laptop broke.)I ...
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How to use Libertine?

I'm trying to run nmap on my Ubuntu Touch phone. I was advised to use Libertine to install deb packages. It is installed now but when I go to terminal to check if I can use it nmap --help it gives me ...
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using docker with nvidia

while trying to use UBports clickable with docker I got the following: LANG=C sudo apt --fix-broken install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu on my phone and ubuntu-device-flash cannot seem to find this url [duplicate]

This is what happened: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu Get https://system-image.ubuntu.com/channels.json: dial tcp: lookup system-image.ubuntu.com on ...
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Tablets running Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro)

For a project for elderly people using a tablet I am searching for tablet models running with Ubuntu or any other Linux distro. Unfortunately i couldn't find a list of models running with ubuntu/...
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Does syncing work for calendar?

Is it possible to sync the calendar on 18.04 desktop with the calendar on my Ubuntu Touch phone ?
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what is a good text editor for ubuntu touch? [closed]

I have ubuntu touch installed on an arm based andriod phone. I have some files to edit, but using vim and nano is hard using the onscreen keyboard since I haven't figured out how to press the escape ...
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Is it still possible to dual-boot Ubuntu Touch on Android?

For the last couple days I've been attempting to find ways to dual-boot Ubuntu on my Android device as a personal project for school. It would seem there used to have been Ubuntu-supported methods for ...
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About supported devices under ubuntu touch [duplicate]

I am a fan of ubuntu operating system. I have been using ubuntu as my pc OS from a last few years. I had heard that ubuntu had also launched the Os for mobile phones named ubuntu touch. I have a ...
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How to use Ubuntu and YouTube on a handheld device to protect from death threats? [closed]

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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How to remotely change audio volume on Ubuntu Touch device?

How can I remotely change the audio volume of my Ubuntu Touch device?
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Install terminal after factory reset

I had to do a factory reset on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and all my apps, including terminal, were deleted. I am unable to do it from the Ubuntu Store from Canonical since it is closed. ¿Is ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Go get GPS Position

I want to develop a ubuntu touch app that show the currently gps coordinates. What is the best way to get access to the GPS position with go? I could not find any documentation for that. Thank you.
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error whle reverting ubuntu touch

I'm trying to revert my phone from ubuntu touch back to android. As per instructions I downloaded adb, fastboot, and the official rom I uncompressed the rom folder, opened a terminal from within ...
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Is there a way to make website shortcuts in the Scope or the launcher in Ubuntu Touch?

Is there a way to make website shortcuts in the Scope and/or the Launcher? If not, is there a way to suggest it?
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Wifi connection gets rejected with CTRL-EVENT-ASSOC-REJECT

This problem is with Ubuntu 16.04 running on a mobile device BQ E4.5. I have at home a Wifi AP (AVM FRITZ!Box WLAN 3170) and a bunch of Linux and FreeBSD laptops and 4 phones BQ E4.5 connected to it. ...
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Meizu 5 pro to Ubuntu (Originally with Flyme)

Now I know that this question was kinda answered by the following thread How to install Ubuntu on Meizu Pro 5 that was originally with Android? I am very new to messing with phones in general and ...
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Format partitions on nexus 5 after installing Ubuntu touch

I tried Ubuntu touch using ubports installation program on my nexus 5. That was interesting but I need to reinstall Android, which I did. But apparently I have two partitions on my phone because I ...

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