Questions tagged [ubuntu-touch]

WARNING: Questions with this tag are now closed as off-topic. Questions about Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version for phones and tablets. It has been given the new name Lomiri by UBports.

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Cannot drag select on desktop with mouse and drag with finger on touch

Hello can someone please help me? I have Thinkpad Yoga with touch screen, Ubuntu 23.10 with Ubuntu desktop manager (Wayland)? When I boot Ubuntu 23.10 from live CD, I can drag select with mouse on ...
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download the img file of Ubuntu touch

I want to download the img file of Ubuntu touch to convert it to vdi and use it on virtual box or directly use it with limbo on android. Also I checked some answers and websites and all of them said ...
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360' monitor touch screen is off when rotated, draws in the opposite side , what to do?

I have an Asus Rog Flow 13 and its a touchscreen laptop that you can rotate it 360 to draw with stylus, but when i have my laptop open in the tablet mode , it draws on the opposite side of where i'm ...
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How to show mouse pointer on a touched location?

I am using Ubuntu22.04 with a touchscreen. By default, the mouse pointer is displayed when the user operates the mouse, but nothing is displayed when the user touches the touchscreen. Is it possible ...
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Cannot create file that doesn't already exist

I'm trying to create a file by writing to it, and I'm being given the error that it does not exist (of course it doesn't --I'm trying to create it!) I know about the problem where the path to the file ...
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28: No space left on device ubuntu touch

I have not space on my partition.. When I put: sudo apt install .... system say: Error escribiendo al fichero de salida - write (28: No space left on device) Error escribiendo a archivo - write (28:...
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Touch Display left swipe (Gestures) control disable in ubuntu 20.04

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with a touch panel display. I want to disable swiping gesture at the left corner that allows users to access the desktop. thanx.
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filenotfounderror: [errno 2] no such file or directory: '/root/.buildozer/android/platform/android-sdk/build-tools/34.0.0/aidl'

I'm using termux app in my android phone. I installed ubuntu in termux. Then i installed python,javac,unzip etc.I also installed NDK, SDk,ANT. Then when i run buildozer android debug command i got ...
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Ubuntu20.04 access internet when connected to wifi of particular device, but not others

<brHello everyone I am using Ubuntu 20.04. and Ubuntu can only access the internet with my Old phone, gionee s10. But with my new phone,gionee M12, Ubuntu can not access the internet. Even though ...
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messed up fan speed setting how to reset

So i run ubuntu server 22.04.2 The problem was my gpu fan makes noise when it runs, so i was trying to mess with fan speed controls so I ran a couple of commands that I have mentioned down pwmconfig ...
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How to fix the error qmlscene: could not find a Qt installation of '' in Ubuntu Unity 22.10?

I compiled this app made for Ubuntu Touch in Ubuntu Unity 22.10. The app can be run with qmlscene %U /path/to/qml/Main.qml. When I run qmlscene, I get the error qmlscene: could not find a Qt ...
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Run Ubuntu Touch in chroot container on Android

On my Fairphone 4 I got Ubuntu running in a chroot container using Linux Deploy. I'd like to try out Ubuntu Touch, but I don't want to wipe my phone just to do that. Is it possible to either run ...
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Can I install Ubuntu touch desktop on termux

Can I install Ubuntu touch desktop on termux ? Or is there any method to have something like mobile desktop on Ubuntu
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metro application - Ubuntu 20.04

I'm looking for a Metro interface or even better a Metro application which runs under Ubuntu 20.04. The application should work with the touch screen of the tablet PC. (It should work like the Windows ...
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Rotate touch screen input to match display rotation on Wayland (Ubuntu 22.04)?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4. I'm using a touch screen display (display is HDMI, touch is USB) which has a native Portrait orientation. The touch works perfectly out of the box in the ...
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DNS doesn't work for mobile broadband (22.04 LTS)

While I can connect to mobile broadband with Ubuntu 22.04 and I can transmit packets (ping 8.8.8.8 works fine), DNS resolution doesn't work. The result is that I can't use the internet connection. ...
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Can I totally replace android from a tablet with an Ubuntu (or any other Linux) distro?

First, let me give you a little background about why I'm asking this: I'm developing a simple GUI for a stationary bicycle that shows speed & time, and has buttons to change routine, increase/...
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how to figure out the current used bluetooth firmware

i am currently on an Ubuntu Touch device and try to figure out if a firmware update of bluetooth worked out. How do I get to know the right command to figure out the bluetooth firmware. dmesg shows ...
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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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Install and run Android apps on Ubuntu Touch via the Dalvik VM or via the Android Runtime?

I've used the Linux SailFish OS my on my old Jolla1 phone and I remember I could install and run Android apps via the Alien Dalvik VM. By now, there is a companent called AppSupport for Linux ...
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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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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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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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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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