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How to share infrastructure between different local networks?

I am new here so please be patient. :) I have the following infrastructure and would like to share things between these subnets but don't really know how to do that. (I am just a programmer) The ...
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How to transfer photos from a Galaxy SIII to a Mac computer? [closed]

How can I connect my Galaxy S III to my Mac? I am unable to transfer photos from my phone to my Mac.
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can I use unetbootin on a phone sd card without losing data?

I have an old droid with an SD card inside, which I can access from the USB cable. I was wondering if I could use a tool like unetbootin to install the desktop version of android without damaging the ...
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Install Bluestacks on Compaq Presario CQ40 windows 8 32bit

I always get this error, "Your graphics hardware or driver do not support apps that needs high performance graphics. A limited version is being installed, some apps may not run. You may update the ...
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Are Android contacts viewable through any Google online service? [closed]

I lost my Android phone. I had it logged in my Google account and most of my contacts were saved on that account (I believe, because every time I would add a new one, it asked me for a "contact type" ...
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Difference GSM v/s GPS v/s GPRS? [closed]

What is different between GSM v/s GPS v/s GPRS? How a smart phone/pad(iphone, ipod, android) is able to locate my location?
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Sharing a proxy connection with 802.1X authentication

I want to start by saying that I'm really new at this, and I'm really looking forward to learning something but I don't know where to start. The problem is this: I study at a university that has ...
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Automatically clicking through public wifi entrance pages [closed]

Some public wifi networks don't let me use HTTP before I open a browser and click through a page, usually on a button labelled "Agree to conditions" (is there a name for these pages?) Is there an app ...
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Galaxy Tab 10.1 / Android 4.0.4 wget always returning 404 error

I recently rooted my Android and installed busybox, but wget returns the same error not matter what. I even null routed the IP address. ( This is my personal domain, and I have the blackhole route ...
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my win7 stopped recognizing Galaxy note2 7100 all the sudden

I used to plug my device into my PC and I would see in under mycomputer. This morning it stopped recognizing the device. I went to ControlPanel\devices and saw: Unknow Device \ erorr. I removed ...
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Syntax Error 'Cat' Unexpected

I wrote this script for copying XML files I received to a spot on my sdcard. However when I run it in terminal i get the following. Can someone explain if i did something wrong or whats going on? cd ...
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How to see http requests made on a network? [duplicate]

I have an Android phone, which have an app. This app uses an API. Now, I want to know the URL of this API. I sure the mobile phone connects with the app using some HTTP requests. I also want to know ...
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How can I connect an android tablet to the internet with a mobile broad band modem?

I am in a remote location where the only possible way to access the internet is through a mobile broad band connection. I need to connect an android tablet to the internet, but it has no USB slot, so ...
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Change IP to other country [closed]

I live in Mexico and I'm trying to download an app for my Galaxy S3, but it is not available in my country. I have downloaded the .apk of the app so it's already installed in my phone, but still I ...
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Android OS can be used on desktop computers or laptops? [duplicate]

Android OS can be used on desktop computers or laptops ? I mean like a windows or IOS or linux something.
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Hindi font on Google Chrome looks better on Android than on Windows

I have noticed that webpages in Hindi look terrible on Windows as compared to my tablet. I am using Google Chrome on both. I have tried Windows 7 (laptop) and Windows 8 (desktop), and Nexus 10 tablet. ...
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How do I Reverse Tether my phone for internet connectivity without rooting?

I'm trying to create an internet connection for an android device using a linux(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a WiFi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, I ...
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How to transfer data from Android device to PC that runs on Windows via USB

I am using Kindle Fire which runs on Android and need to transfer data from Android to my PC via USB. I have been using SnapPea for 9 months and it worked flawlessly. Today, when I really need to ...
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android phone or tablet as pc speaker over bluetooth

I'd like to use my Samsung galaxy 2 exhilarate (or Archos 101 internet tablet) to play live audio from my computer over Bluetooth. WiFi is not an option since I always get disconnected and when I am ...
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Why I can't be able to access HTTP sites?

I'm using Connectify to make my laptop a hot-spot to use Internet on my phone. Sites which use HTTP are not being opened but sites that use HTTPS are opened. It says error 102 What can I do about it? ...
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SD card not formatting and copy any files

I have 4 GB mini micro SD card and I used it in my android phone (HTC Explorer). I partitioned my SD card and install cm10 in it. But after few month its stops formatting and copying any file. My ...
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Eclipse (or JDK?) shifts keyboards

My installation of Eclipse, while using Java in Android projects, is changing my keyboard's layout when I write any invalid statement. For example: public class MainActivity extends Activity { ...
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How can I get “Ramdisk” or “tmpfs” on android? [closed]

I recently switched to an android phone, which is the first smart phone I have. There is an IM app I must use for daily life, but it got too much i/o which laaaaaaaaaags my entire phone. Basically it ...
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Installing Android ADT on Eclipse fails due to missing requirements

I want to install Android ADT on Eclipse. After installing, I get an error and it says that this progress could not be completed. My OS is Ubuntu. Cannot complete the install because one or more ...
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Bluetooth file transfer says “The request could not be honored”

When I try to send a file to my DROIDX phone using the default Windows bluetooth file transfer utility, I get a message that reads "The request could not be honored" and I am unable to transfer the ...
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can an android device plugged into my windows 7 laptop steal my data or plant spyware?

Can an android device (smart phone/tablet) plugged into my laptop's usb3 port (ostensibly for charging) actually steal my data, copy files/passwords from browser/email addresses etc. and or plant a ...
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Play phone's music wirelessly through computer's speakers

I want to avoid buying a bluetooth speaker, and would rather use my computer's speakers to play my phone's audio. This would allow me to control music from the native music app on my phone (Android, ...
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Application to get system login events in Android [closed]

Is there any application to get a notification in my android phone when someone logs into my windows laptop? Both my devices are internet connected.
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How to increase audio volume? [closed]

Using my Android 4.0 phone I usually listen to audiobooks when I'm in the car. I use my headphones, but sometimes the highest volume is not enough. How can I increase the maximum volume on an Android ...
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Control Ubuntu volume of computer from Android phone

I am looking for a way to access my Ubuntu box from my android phone. In particular to change the volume. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 LTS and Android 4.2.2 I have super user access to the computer. I'm ...
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Stop automatic reforwarding to mobile site when laptop is using Galaxy S3 Hotspot

I am using my Galaxy S3 to create a wifi hotspot for my laptop. Unfortunately, when I navigate to some sites, because the traffic is going through my phone, the website that I am going to thinks I'm ...
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Kies just doesn't work

When I run Kies and connect my Samsung Galaxy Tab 1 to my PC with USB cable, then connect animation starts and nothing more happens. Built-in troubleshooter reinstalls some driver, but this does not ...
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Does Android or Java use more power since it's running on a virtual machine?

Since Android applications run on a JVM (Dalvik VM) which is basically a virtual processor, and every virtual instruction has to be mapped to the underlying chipset's native instruction, does this ...
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How can I make my webserver running on android publically available [closed]

i have created a web server in android it works fine but the problem is it is not publicly available it says: The server at ip:port is taking too long to respond. when I type device ip:port but ...
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Loop through text file for names in text then pull the file associated with that name (same name) from a folder

Okay, I know this sounds odd but here is what I am trying to do. Find the boot class file of a phone via shell command. The boot class file is a list of APKs the phone needs to perform certainn ...
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Eclipse not running on Opensuse 12.3

I have just downloaded the Android SDK for Linux. I am running OpenSuse 12.3. When I try to run Eclipse, there is an error that says that there is no program to run executable files. So, I use the ...
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Android Not Resolving Internal DNS on Home Server

I have a home network with a Ubuntu Server that handles all DNS and DHCP requests (I have disabled these services in my wireless router). My DHCP server (ISC-DHCP-Server) hands out IP addresses to our ...
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SSH from my Android tablet to my Ubuntu machine

I believe I have finally have the prerequisite knowledge from asking other questions: question1 and question2 on this site. I wish to SSH from my Android Tablet (probably with SSH client Connect Bot) ...
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Why I can't install android apps on my htc [closed]

I can't install android apps on my HTC Hero, it's showing the Parse Error "There is a problem parsing the package". Can anyone help me thanks.
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Issue with Wi-Fi Direct Adapter different ip not routed

Hi I am connecting via Wi-Fi Direct an android device and my windows 8.1. Once connected they then turn to create a socket for them to communicate over. Once the wi-fi direct connection is done a ...
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WiFi hotspot is not working on Windows7 any more

I used to use Intel My Wifi Technology to turn my Window 7 laptop into WiFi hotspot so that my Android phone can connect to my laptop and use the Internet connection to download apps. Somehow it is ...
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very weird: Connecting Android causes Client Service Runtime Process to severely slow down PC

This issue has been bothering me for a long while, very weird and couldn't solve it. When I connect my Nexus 4 Android to the PC, suddenly the Client Service Runtime Process cpu consumption jumps ...
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Virtualbox Android: kernel panic not syncing tried to kill idle task

I can't run Android on Virtualbox, i followed this tutorial: http://www.howtogeek.com/164570/how-to-install-android-in-virtualbox/ but i keep getting following error when installing (or running live) ...
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What is app cache in android? [closed]

What is the cache used for in android? Will clearing it cause loss of data?
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Access a shared folder from Android

i have a NAS (SilverStore 2-Drive NAS) in which i store all my FullHD video recordings. The NAS shares the folders as public. In fact from my windows 8 pc i can access them using Windows Explorer at ...
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Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) on windows 7 does not work even though connected to host

So below are the details of hardware/software I am using for ICS. 1.Windows 7 as host 2.Android Phone(Micromax canvas 2 as client 3.EDUP nano usb wifi adapter 4.Data card(usb modem) for internet ...
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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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Coby NBPC724B how to access BIOS?

My Coby NBPC724B, running Android 2.2 is having problems getting out of the Coby splash screen. I was wondering, what the key combination is that will allow me to boot into the BIOS?
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Two programming programs suddenly stopped working

I use eclipse and the android SDK to code, and suddenly both of them stopped working. I posted this on Stack Overflow, and nobody came up with an answer that worked. It seems that it may be more of a ...
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Remove app from BlueStacks using HD-Run.exe

Basically what I'm trying to understand is a way to uninstall apps from BlueStacks using CLI. For example, you can run app like this: HD-RunApp.exe Android com.nubee.valkyriecrusade ...