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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The extension "Block Caribou 36" no longer works on my device [closed]

The extension "Block Caribou 36" no longer works on my device. The touch keyboard has gone crazy, pops up at the slightest touch of the screen. This problem is many years old and I used ...
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How can I make the touch screen work properly on portrait left in ubuntu 22.04

I installed ubuntu 22.04 on some old hardware that's attached to a 32inch digital signage touch screen. in landscape orientation the touch functionality works flawlessly the issue is, the 32inch ...
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Touchscreen issues in Ubuntu 22.04 on Raspberry Pi 4

I have QT application that I'm developing in c++ on a raspberry pi 4 with the official 7" touchscreen. During development I have been using Ubuntu 21.10 to run the application on the raspberry pi ...
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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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How Can I to disable onscreen-keyboard (tablet mode) its auto when i typing i need to stop it! help

This is my Problems of me, i need you to help me please, it's make me very hard for research and studying
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Voip Server / Gateway on Ubuntu for mobile Calls routed to Voip Client

Moin moin, (reframed the Question) What possibilities are there to accept or dial a (mobile) phone call, incoming and outgoing, directly with a VoiceOver IP server/gateway, using a compatibe 5G / 4G / ...
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Ububtu Touch on Google Pixel 3a XL fastboot flashing lock

I've just installed Ubuntu Touch on a Google Pixel 3a XL (well installed it several times on three of these phones) but after installing if I re-lock the bootloader with fastboot flashing lock it ...
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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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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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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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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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Synchronize Signal contacts on signal-desktop in Ubuntu 18 from Signal on Ubuntu Touch (Fairphone2)

I installed the Signal app on my Fairphone2 running Ubuntu Touch. Contacts were correctly imported from contacts list to the app. I installed the Signal desktop client for Ubuntu 18 on my computer ...
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Ubuntu Touch (UBports) and Android support for LXC/LXD containers (for running Ubuntu): current state

I am trying to run a web-server on my Android device (several available models, ARM or x86 hardware) inside a container (lxc / lxd). Looking for the easiest and safest way to do it. I was thinking ...
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How can I run Linux GUI apps on Ubuntu-touch 16.04 on Nexus 5?

I have a Nexus 5 with Ubuntu-touch 16.04. I mistakenly removed the Desktop Apps app. I can't install it again, because the open store says that my phone doesn't support the app. So how can I run ...
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