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Android Browsers Bypass SSL Security Error

I'm using an Android device and trying to test my local website that has SSL enabled (but of course not real or verified because it's local and only for testing), but I cannot, for the life of me, ...
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A few questions about Chromebooks [on hold]

My Win8 laptop gets older by day, plus its battery life is less than 20 mins. I need a light, portable device with long battery life. I am running a web development agency, doing some coding, cPanel, ...
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how to make a scan pages to a pdf document android app [on hold]

we have a small notebook printing bussiness and were planning to introduce a scan to pdf app android apk software to scan pages to a pdf from mobile camera by identifying the four markings on each ...
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hide/disable mobile provider showing in Android Lollipop [on hold]

I've just upgrade to Android Lollipop 5.0.2 and when my phone is locked and I wake it, it shows the name of my mobile provider in the top left corner of the screen. I find this really annoying as I ...
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How to get shell with busybox on android? [on hold]

I installed busybox free on my android device. I have super user and stuff. When I click on the busybox widget, it gets me to the configuration utility where I can install / uninstall. It is ...
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Why is the Nexus 6 Stated as 730 x 410 dp when the math says is 830 x 467 dp? [on hold]

Screen The Nexus 6 boasts an impressive 5.96” Quad HD screen display at a resolution of 2560 x 1440 (493 ppi). This translates to ~ 730 x 410 dp (density independent pixels). From ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues? [migrated]

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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Onedrive: How can I save a shared folder to my drive?

I received an URL of a shared onedrive folder, I want to save that folder to my one drive account. But I can't see how this can be done. Can anyone give me any idea how this can be done? Other cloud ...
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Sharing PC internet with Android device fails after restart

I share my PC's internet with my Android phone running KitKat via USB by using system settings. It worked at first, but after that (after restarting the PC) it doesn't share the internet connection ...
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How do I save my Android phone downloads to an external hard drive connected to a router?

I have a D-link DIR-850L router with an external hard drive connected to it. I want all the downloads from my Android phone to be saved directly to the external hard drive connected to the router. I ...
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adb shell cat <file> works but adb pull <file> printed "remote object '<file>' does not exist [on hold]

Before I upgrade my HTC One M7 to lollipop, the adb pull <remote> <local> works, however, after I upgraded to lollipop, above command no longer works. However, if the file is txt file, ...
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How to stream from ProgDvb to an Android device?

I would like to stream a DVB-T channel using ProgDvb to an Android device (a mini android PC Rockchip, Mk908). I know ProgDVB has a plugin called Prog Media Server. I've used with VLC running on ...
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How to check if an Android application is using NDK? [closed]

I want to know whether some applications on my phone make use of NDK or not. How can I do it?
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Android spammy ad highjacking [migrated]

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...
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How can I display my android screen on a DSUB or DVI port?

My videocard just borken and I have must be waiet 2 week for him. But I have a idea. I have a Sony xperia z2 with somany features like screen mirorr MHL, DLNA etc, and how about if I can somehow ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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Making Android device appear as a drive in Windows 8

I have an Android device (Asus Memo 8) that appears correctly as a 'Device' in Windows 8. The issue being that I want it to mount as a 'Drive' so that I can reference it directly by name eg. D:\ ...
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Rsync delete only remove older source files

Ok, I could probably spend a lot of time writing a complex set of bash scripts that would accomplish this, but I'm hoping this functionality already exists somewhere. I have a device in my car which ...
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Use internet from the router in an android tablet?

My fried has an android tablet with an option in "Wireless&Networks" for "Ethernet", he would like to connect the tab to the router to use internet in the tab, because the router doesn't have ...
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Why Dropbox, Copy and Box for Android does not sync folders like their desktop versions do? [closed]

I know is not because of space since I can fit my whole Dropbox folder in my phone and I could choose what folders to sync. And I also know it is not because it is useless since I could use this ...
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how to share data between ViewPager fragments? [migrated]

I just started with android programming, therefore my code looks pretty ugly. It is cobbled together from various tutorials and almost does what I need it to. A quick explanation what I need it to do: ...
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Openvpn on Android: Doesn't appear to be routing through tunnel [migrated]

I just noticed that my Android (running CM11) is not correctly routing my traffic to my openvpn server. I noticed when I was looking at the current connections on my OpenWRT router that I could see ...
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Wi-fi issues on a particular computer

I'm having very severe Wi-fi connectivity issues on one particular computer in my household. Now previously the connection has been very choppy, that is, it has connected and disconnected frequently ...
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How to use,run cURL tool with Android Studio on windows environment? [duplicate]

What is better way to use cURL tool with Android Studio 1.1.x on Windows? because there is no proper information in official site for client tools on windows environment. I tried to download from ...
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How to open mobile versions of websites on tablet

I have Samsung Tab S SM-T700 tablet run on Android KitKat. While I am surfing on the internet, it continuously opens web versions of mobile sites. It is only 8.4 inch and I want it to open mobile ...
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Formatting USB-stick to NTFS or FAT32

After reformatting my USB-stick it became unreadable by Android filesystem. Android Supports only NTFS or FAT32, but whenever I try to format USB-drive from Ubuntu to any of the types I can see flag ...
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Connection of Android to Windows 7 using Hosted Network

I am basically attempted to share my wired LAN connection on my Laptop to my Phone. Even if I cannot share the connection but can just connect from my phone to the Laptop it would do for me. I have a ...
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Android Main Storage MicroSD 64GB Somehow Corrupted (Perhaps Filesystem Issue) [migrated]

I've had my Android phone running Android 4.4.2 KitKat (rooted) for around 5 months. It has been working fine. That was until a few a days ago, when the external MicroSD card (I presume), which I use ...
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Motochopper root failure message - Android [migrated]

I want to use Motochopper to root my Samsung Galaxy Fame, but I found this failure message at the end. Does anyone know how to fix this? [*] [*] Motochopper: Android root exploit (Linux/OS X version) ...
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Set Android to update only via WiFi? [migrated]

We own an Android phone (a Nexus 5, so it's "standard" Android) and use it with a very limited data plan. Sometimes it downloads huge updates over the mobile network, even though it's at home and ...
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Reboot Android 5.x with no user apps (Facebook etc.) opened [migrated]

I have a Google Nexus 7 tablet of the first generation. I just use it occasionally and turn it off, when unused. With Android 4.x I always got a cleanly booted system, without any user app opened ...
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EZ Display projector app doesn't find projector

I have an InFocus IN126STa with the wireless dongle SP-WIFIUSB-2. Media sources can't connect wirelessly using the provided app. The projector has 2 different modes of operation for wireless ...
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What is net interface 'vip0'? [migrated]

When I list network devices on my Android phone, I see vip0 in the list and this is bugging me. I can't find any information relating to this mystery device. Can anyone possibly tell me what this ...
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Android stick boot into MSTSC session? [migrated]

Is it possible to have an android stick boot directly into a RDP session? Using it as a thin client of sorts? I have searched google, but cannot find an acceptable answer.
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Ideas on how to recover data from a screenless/headless Android device? [migrated]

I have an unrooted Nexus 5—big mistake, I should have rooted it—due to some unfortunate circumstances my phone screen ripped off from the phone leaving the phone functional but “headless.” I want to ...
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Using Android device manager to get the SIM details of located device [migrated]

Thanks to this question I was able to locate my mobile which was stolen a month back, but after using ADM (Android Device Manager) service , it notifies the tracked device that "your location has ...
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How to track a android tablet in the same network using MAC address

I lost my tablet , but I can see that the tablet is connected to the network on my router: So I know the MAC address but I am unable to trace my tablet using this information and I am running out of ...
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Is it a bad idea to trust Google Drive with my KeePass database? [closed]

I'm concerned about synchronization and the possibility of overwriting the wrong file. I recently got it set up to synchronize between my laptop (on both Linux and Windows) and my Android phone. ...
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Configuring always-on VPN on Android using a server domain name instead of a server IP address

I am connecting to my home Hamachi-powered VPN with my Android (v4.4.x) mobile device using IPSec. The VPN connection is working fine, except that I am unable to configure the connection as ...
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Is “Host GPU on” on android emulator same as GPU passthrough?

I see that there's "Host GPU on" for standard Android emulator(which is incidentally qemu-based) from Google. Is it same as the hardware acceleration obtained by successful GPU-passthrough in ...
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Difference between Intel x86 version of Android and Android-x86

I see that there are Intel x86 version of Android and Android-x86 initiatives. As far as I understand, the latter is a full-fledged effort that's entirely open sourced. Not sure about the former. Is ...
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How to disable android applications from running back ground automatically [migrated]

My phone (Note3) has a large amount of ram, but there are always lots of applications that can run back ground which can easily consume more than 90% of your memory. It's really annoying to manually ...
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Why my Android FTP server is faster than on PC?

I am programming a little program in C#, and I am testing it with uploading a file to FTP server, on my Android phone I am using Ulti Server app and on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64) I am using Xlight FTP ...
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Access files on RasPi over WAN using an Android device

My use case is the following: I have a RaspberryPi with a mounted external HDD which contains lots of high definition (1080p) movies. I access these within my LAN using NFS exports. I also want access ...
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Keytool without SubjectKeyIdentifier, keyIdentifier,

Hey I am trying to generate a key using Keytool that is as small as possible. Unfortunately, I don't know how to prevent keytool from adding that "extensions" part to the .RSA file that is being ...
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Too many pattern attempts (Sony Xperia S tablet)

I am getting "Too many pattern attempts" on my Sony Xperia S tablet model SGPT1211. How do I do hard reset? I tried a couple of techniques mentioned on some websites but it didn't work. If I do ...
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Adding partition to image file of an android

I have an image file of an android. I want to add a partition to this Image without deleting the existing data. I tried to do it with mkpart but all the data deleted.
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No such file or directory when executing an existing file

I have norrowed the error down to this from a larger script and I'm getting the error "No such file or directory" when I try to execute a file which exist and I have the correct permissions for. ...
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How to configure chrome and firefox to open Gmail when user clicks on an HTML mailto:joe@doe.com

I would like to know whether it is possible to configure Chrome and Firefox to open Gmail when the user clicks on an HTML <a href="mailto:joe@doe.com">click to send me e-mail</a>. ...
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Problems with using an external USB harddrive on android [closed]

I have an external USB harddrive, a 1Tb WD Passport (red), and decided to reformat it for use with both my windows PC and my android tablet. There have been some problems along the way that i've ...