Questions tagged [ubuntu-touch]

Questions about Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version for phones and tablets.

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Mouse dissapear and automatically scrolls when in editor

I have Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, and I experience problem with mouse (actually touch pad). Namely, my pointer disappears after some short time and when in editor (VS code and now while I am writing this ...
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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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Timelink Multitouch Driver Linux

Can anyone assist me please, i have a Timelink Multi-Touch frame that does not respond to any touch at all. I have tried downloading the touch driver from the manufacturers website "http://www....
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How to fix ghost touches and clicking with LG Touchscreen?

I am using a LG 23ET63V-W Touchscreen with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. After plugging in the USB cable for the touchscreen support of the display it begins randomly clicking and touching. I dont know how to fix ...
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Ubuntu 20.4 Disable touch Gesture

would like an application to run 24/7 its an interactive application using a touch panel customers keep killing the application by swiping up with 2-3 fingers or more. is there any way of disabling ...
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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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Porting Ubuntu Touch to Redmi Note 8 Pro and dual booting [duplicate]

I'm a complete begginner with Android porting. Does porting depend on the chipset my device uses? Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by Mediatek Helio G90T. Also, is it possible to dual boot Ubuntu Touch ...
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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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Ubuntu on old iPhone 6 [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on an old iPhone? I Have an iPhone 6 and would like to experiment. Thanks
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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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How to recreate a partition table for Ubuntu Touch (Meizu 5 PRO)

I need to recreate a partition table for the internal storage within the phone. I managed to brick it and unbrick it but the internal storage remained messed up. I've got no /boot /cache or any other ...
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back-up contacts.db file touch

I would like to copy the contacts.db file for my ubuntu touch phone book and keep it on my ubuntu desktop PC. While i am at it, i might want to back up the whole thing. How to? Thanks
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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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What are the device limitations for installing Linux-based Android alternatives? [duplicate]

I have a new Samsung Galaxy A40 and would like to use a Linux-based alternative to Android. Reasons: Privacy/security, hackability, moving away from Google. 1.) Can I install an alternative OS even ...
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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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How do I Factory Reset a BQ Aquaris M10 tablet?

So, my father's friend lent me a BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu tablet, because he forgot his numerical password for it a while back, and he was wondering if I could either figure out the password myself, or ...
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Ubuntu phone in 2019

do you have some informations about Ubuntu phone at the moment? I saw few articles about Ubuntu Edge but I thought that it is dead. Also I saw for UBPorts with Ubuntu Touch. I was really interested ...
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Does Ubuntu 18.04 ARM miniiso work correct as main OS on Teclast T8 4/64 Gb ? I am primarily interested in touchscreen functions [duplicate]

IDK anything about this brand, but people on forum says that GNOME works good with touchscreen
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How to install Ubuntu touch on windows tablet? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Acer tab but I don't have idea how to install it on tablet. How to install Ubuntu Touch to Acer Iconia W4-82164GB with specs: Screen Size: 8 Internal Storage: ...
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how can i install touch driver for chuwi hi8 air

Hello I am trying to install touch driver for my chuwi hi8 air tablet, using the programs in this link: https://github.com/onitake/gslx680-acpi I cloned the git then I wrote make command after that. ...
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Inputattach does nothing on elo touchscreen ubuntu 18.04

I have been stuck on making ubuntu to recognize an old Elo TouchScreen. After a lot of reading/testing i managed to detect the touchscreen using screen: sudo screen /dev/ttyS4 ttyS4 = COM5 where ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 no longer booting on Lenovo Y70 Touch Error "Verification failed: (0x1A) Security Violation

I have Ubuntu installed as the sole operating system on a Lenovo Y70 touch laptop. It was version 16.04. After a recent update, the system would not start. Instead, I am presented with a blue screen ...
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Cannot create folders on external hdd drive although in the directory and owner

I don't know what happened, but I all of a sudden cannot write to my external drive anymore. It first said that $sudo touch Data_Files touch: cannot touch 'Data_Files': Read-only file system When I ...
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No module named kivy.app

I am working on Python 2.7 in Anaconda in Spyder IDE. I am making a project using kivy and I am importing the following libraries and kivy packages: import numpy as np from random import random, ...
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Ubuntu Touch apt error The repository does not have a Release file

I installed Ubuntu Touch to a Nexus 5 phone and I can't install any program with apt-get. Can you help me? phablet@ubuntu-phablet:/etc/apt$ uname -a Linux ubuntu-phablet 3.4.0-cyanogenmod-g2669fa0 #1 ...
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Ubuntu Touch OS [duplicate]

I have a Micromax Canvas Doodle running on Android that I don't use anymore. There is No Official UBUNTU TOUCH ROM available for my phone. Could anyone provide me with the unofficial build? I ...
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I would like to please know how to put Linux on nook simple touch [duplicate]

I would like to please know how to put Linux on nook simple touch. Desktop or touch doesn't matter though i would prefer touch I'm fine with any version but would prefer the most lightweight and basic ...
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Ubuntu Phone Gstreamer

I want make diy "RC FPV Camera" using Gstreamer, Hardware : Pi + Camera + Battery + WiFi + GSM Software : v4l2 or uvc + gstreamer + mjpeg or h264 encoding but instead buy Pi, i want to buy Ubuntu ...
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Phone ports and PC Edition [duplicate]

First of all, Is it possible to install Ubuntu w/ dual boot without formatting my HDD? (Keep in mind partition already been made on HDD). Also out of curiosity, I have Galaxy s8 and Galaxy Note 3, is ...
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Can I install ubuntu touch on Nokia 6? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nokia 6. Is it possible, and if yes, then how?
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What should I do with my Ubuntu phone now Ubuntu Touch is end-of-life?

I read that the support for Ubuntu phone OS ended on December 31, 2017. I have an Aquaris E4.5 phone with Ubuntu phone OS. I would like to understand if I can use it with another operating system or ...

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