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How connect android telephone to ethernet [migrated]

I have android device sony xperia z5 android 6.0 marshmallow, OTG cable(micro usb to female usb) and S-Link usb to ethernet adapter. I connect them. But there is no internet connection for my device. ...
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Chrome Data Compression Proxy on Android

I saw a post detailing how to build a Firefox add-on for desktop which allowed it to route traffic through Chrome's Data Compression proxy, but I was wondering if anyone could do something similar ...
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How to fix error when My android phone cant download or delete any apps? [on hold]

My android phone cant download or delete any apps. My phone is LG P999 my version android is 2.3.7
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Waze voice commands NEVER work for me. What am I doing wrong? [migrated]

I love using the "Waze" navigation app. However, when I am driving I can never get voice commands to work. I've tried and tried. It always complains it didn't catch that, and sometimes without even ...
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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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Android: make “running apps” button single click [on hold]

The "running apps" button on my android requires holding. Is there a way to. Make it single click?
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Go Phone Playstore [closed]

I try to download an app on Google Playstore. I have an AT&T Go Phone Huawei. The error is as follows- (Error retrieving information from server. [RPC:S-7:AEC-7MK6C-2YT7-FSDZO]). This started ever ...
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write subfolder name to array in js [on hold]

I have a program (for android) and even if my phone comes with a file explorer, i can't use the <input type="file"> tag so i need to build a file browser. I already have the var location = ...
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Upgrading android on device with small memory [migrated]

Hi I have an android Core Prime with 8GB internal storage and a 16GB sd card Currently it has andriod 4.4.4 installed It has downloaded an upgrade to 5.1.1 It says it requires 3gb of space for the ...
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Reasons for 2 strange full disk encryption differences between Nexus vs Samsung [migrated]

1) Nexus full disk encryption is irreversible (unless of course you do a factory reset) but Samsung's has an option for decryption. 2) After encryption, Nexus can be unlocked by any option ...
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Create/rename a file/folder that begins with a dot in Andriod? [migrated]

I have created an advanced settings.xml file for kodi on my Samsung tablet and need to create a directory called /.kod/user data to put it in. Every time I try to create it, it says invalid entry. Any ...
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CMAKE missing internal variables

I am trying to compile a library called linphone-android, the source files come with a prepare.py file that autoconfigures and makes the project along with its submodules into Jni Libraries. The ...
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How to know which protocol like http or https mobile apps in iOS and android are using? [closed]

It is easy to look at the browser address bar to identify if it is http or https. How to identify the same in mobile apps in iOS and Android?
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Why “Unfortunately your app has stopped” message appears in emulator in genymotion and how to avoid it

I'm completely a beginner to android , I'm using android studio and I use genymotion as my vertual device . whenever i create a project and runs(even without coding anything) it shows messge saying " ...
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Android says Damaged SD card at EVERY card [migrated]

I faced a problem with my 32 GB SD Card on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Device says Damaged SD card. I changed it to a brand new (also 32 GB) SD card... And problem didn't gone. Each card read perfect ...
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Synchronize Time in Linux

I want to synchronize the time between my android device and a raspberry pi. My android is synchronized automatically from the internet ( GMT + 2). I used this code to get the ntp server. final ...
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Alternate way to pull down Android menu? [migrated]

It sometimes takes me 4-5 tries to access my Android pull down menu on my 8 inch Galaxy Tab. On the way, I might click something random on the open app and it's very frustrating such a central ...
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Incoming SMS opens video player on Galaxy S5 [migrated]

Incoming SMS messages from my wife's iPhone almost always cause my Galaxy S5 to attempt to open a media player app (video player, Pandora, YouTube, etc). No other SMS or MMS messages from any other ...
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Stream availability different on Android and Kodibuntu? [on hold]

I'm fairly new to this Kodi game, but am somewhat competent when it comes to hardware/software and trying to figure things out on my own and I'm striking out. I have an android TV (Mbox III) where ...
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How to monitor the incoming network traffic on android? [migrated]

I have an android device which is connected to the internet using mobile data (not wifi). How can I monitor 'pings' or 'hits' by some other device on my android phone? I have a friend somewhere, and ...
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Open VPN Android/IOS client does not route traffic

I have open vpn server running on a raspberrypi with debian jessie. And it works fine with the open vpn client for windows. But the same ovpn file configuration that works for windows 7 does not seem ...
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How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
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Run script without typing sh on Android

I wanna run my script which is located in system/bin and permissions is 755. With sh myscript there is no problem but myscipt or ./myscript doesn't work even if the pwd output is /system/bin. On ...
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Please help, soft bricked my [US] [Sprint] Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920P [migrated]

After around 5-6 hours this morning/afternoon, I've officially given up on fixing this on my own, and I've all but accepted my device to be an expensive paperweight. I decided to make one last ...
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How to use a Note 4 and its pen on a PC?

I have a Galaxy Note 4 which has a pen - this is really useful for drawing. I would like very much to use this for applications on a PC (Windows 10), typically Skype for Business whiteboard and ...
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Rotate private trello boards on android tv

I'm searching for a few days now for a solution on how i can rotate my private trello boards on our tv in the office, so that we can see each trello board for x seconds. we have a: "mxq tv box" ...
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Some kind of “encrypted” QR codes? [closed]

I'm looking of some kind of solution that enables me to print some kind of "encrypted" QR codes, so scanning of it with regular QR-code reader will display non-sense, but scanning with some "special" ...
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how to create android source mirror?

I want create mirror copy of android source. From where other developer of my team can download locally from that mirror server code using SSH from server. I use following command for create mirror ...
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How to remount /system on android device as rw?

I am trying to remount the /system as a rw file system so I can push some files into /system/framework. It is an android emulator running Android 6.0 x86 image. $ mount ... /dev/block/vda /system ...
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OpenVPN Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69

On Arch Linux I run OpenVPN 2.3.9 server and I get this error "Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69" I run the client on a rooted Motorola XT1039 android lollipop 5.1 and I use official "OpenVPN ...
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Delete (not backspace) on Android keyboard [closed]

I can't find delete button on android keyboard (not backspace). How to proceed delete action? Should I setup something?
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Which namespaces of xattrs a non root user can set in android?

I know it isn’t possible to setsecurity.capabilitiesattributes without uid 0 or CAP_SETFCAP. However I was unable to find a complete list of what namespaces of names are allowed or what are those ...
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How can I connect samsung galaxy S6 to virtual machine Windows Server 2012

I connected samsung S6 to virtual machine Windows Server 2012 windows 8 but I received the message: USB device not recognized. I have installed the driver to the machine. I can connect Samsung S4 ...
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Unable to use Actual Internal Storage after formatting SD card as Internal Storage

One thing I don't know whether it is a bug or what. I am unable to resolve is: When I formatted SD card as Internal Storage to use my 32GB SD card as Internal Storage, then after restart only SD Card ...
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VNC Meta key not working with realVNC server+viewer android on Mac OS X

I'm using realVNC server on Mac OS X (VNC® Server 5.3.1 (r17370) x64) and VNC viewer on Android from realVNC. I use emacs in Terminal and iTerm2, where I normally set option to Meta, but this does ...
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Android - How to make a contacts group invisible to whatsapp [migrated]

is it possible to create a contacts group in my Android that wouldn't be visible even to whatsapp "show inivisible contacts" ? I mean, I don't want that group to appears in whatsapp what-so-ever If ...
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how to install APK on windows 7 without emulator?

I have APK program and i want to open it on windows. But i don't want to use full android emulator like BlueStacks or so. I just want to open a single program, is there a way to do that?
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Viewing video's on location from multiple devices

I'm not sure if i placed this question in the right community, my apologies if it's wrong. We have made video lessons that are on Youtube (and our NAS) at the moment. We want to go on location ...
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Unstable MTP mount Android device on Linux

I have Linux Mint 17.1 (rebecca) MATE edition and a HTC One mini 2. My computer is able to mount the device, and I sometimes get access to both the internal memory and the SD card in the phone. ...
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You do not have permission to access this device : Samsung Galaxy Mega USB connection with Windows 7 laptop

I have connected my Samsung Galaxy Mega phone to Windows 7 laptop. I could see my phone icon in 'My computer' window. When I click on the icon, it displays "You do not have permission to access this ...
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VLC Media Player Desktop Streaming Optimization

I need to stream my Desktop over HTTP using VLC Media Player. My requirement is to achieve the streaming delay less than 1s. Now I am achieving delay of about 3-5 seconds. What ...
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I have six Samsung Galaxy Avants that I can't do much with [migrated]

So the owner of my company upgraded our employee phones to something more current. He was going to literally just throw away six perfect condition galaxy avants with cases and chargers until I asked ...
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GitHub error on new repository

I am using Github for the first time in android studio. I shared the project on github using import into version control but I am unable to see my files on the repository created. Please help Android ...
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Unencrypt an SD card from a .key file

First of all, I'd like to apologise in case I asked this in the wrong place. I didn't think that this question was advanced enough for the Cryptography site, and not security-related enough for the ...
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How to debug Android crashing? [migrated]

My Android Samsung Galaxy Alpha keeps crashing with no obvious pattern. Also, it's not a common crash where the screen just goes dark, and the system reboots.. it actually goes into a shutdown ...
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Access bluetooth RFCOMM through android terminal

I would like to access to RFCOMM to set up a bluetooth virtual serial port on my Android device using the terminal. I do have root permissions on my android device. When I type "rfcomm" in the ...
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Can't seem to SSH from Android [migrated]

I'm trying to access a remote server using SSH on my phone but it dosent seem to work no matter the method/app I try. I've tried various SSH apps in the play store and recently tried Termux's CLI ...
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public key authentication not working with “ssh/sftp Daemon” on android

I can sftp to my android device using password. However i can not set up this using public key auth. $ ssh -vvv root@192.168.1.10 SSHD Server debug1: Authentications that can continue: ...
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cant open enc format files transfared from android phone to pc

I transferred my images from the phone to desktop pc running with windows and some of the files have .enc format and i can't open them because of that. how can I solve this please?
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...