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“compute launch button tooltip” error in eclipse

I'm trying to run Android SDK with Eclipse for the first time. I have never used Eclipse before and I'm running into the following error message over and over again, with no specific trigger: "compute ...
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How can I install Windows OS to my netbook with Android OS?

I've got a netbook with Android OS and I want to install Windows XP for this. Is it possible and how can I install it? I don't find Bios (or boot Menu) (Sorry for my bad English, I'm not native ...
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Switching from POP3 to IMAP, to use mail on multiple devices - a good idea? [closed]

I've been using an email account for a few years, using POP3/Outlook(2010 now). Recently, I've started using email more and more on my mobile devices (Android phone, iPad). For now, they are set to ...
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Some easy way to turn all IMAP -devices silent in the same network while sleeping?

I have different IMAP devices such as Debian laptop, iPad and Android -phone. When I get email, they all start banging. How can I put them to silent mode automatically when I put alarm clock on?
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Android: accessing Linux PC? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to access my home box PC drive (Linux-based) on Android. What can I use for that? ATM I've found only FTP and SSHFS, both are slow and have issues (couldn't even install SSHFS on ...
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Eclipse Helios hangs while loading com.android.ide.eclipse.adt

when eclipse is getting started up and while loading com.android.ide.eclipse.adt It hangs while loading. I have attached an image. tried out taking .markers file but no use. Restarted the system and ...
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Resuming Download in Android SDK Manager?

I was downloading packages using the Android SDK Manager. My internet connection got disconnected before the download finished and now the download does not resume and is stuck at 95% Is there no ...
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Access files stored on Android smartphone from Windows

Is there any way to get access to files that are stored within the memory of an Android-based smartphone (HTC Wildfire; Android 2.2.1) using Windows 7? After connecting the phone to computer, I'm only ...
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Can I use android app on PC?

I use android-x86 on PC using VMware or virtualbox. I wonder how I can install android application. (Assume that the app is freely available from android market.) My PC OS is Windows 7 (32bit)
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Syncing bookmarks in Firefox' own “Bookmarks” menu with bookmarks of Android (4.0) phone

Is it possible to make Firefox sync its own bookmarks (accessible from the "Bookmarks" menu) with the bookmarks on my phone (Galaxy S3 running Android 4.0), so that when I add a bookmark in Firefox on ...
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Sync Opera Mobile with Google Chrome for Mac

I use Google Chrome on the Mac as my daily browser. Is there any way to automatically sync Android Opera with Google Chrome for Mac like Chrome for Android with desktop Chrome?
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ES File Explorer compatibility with Windows XP file sharing

I have read that file sharing from Windows to Android device should work with ES File Sharing. I have latest update of Windows XP and GingerBread version of Android. Are these incompatible or what is ...
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Google location services incorrectly identifies my location

Short version: I live in Iowa. My WiFi only Android tablet's AccuWeather.com weather app, and Google Maps, and Chrome on my laptop tell me I'm located Oklahoma City. Why? Commentary: From what I ...
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How to add drivers for Touch Monitor (Acer t231hb) and MK802

I am the owner of an Acer T231 touch-capable monitor and a MK802 (mini Android PC). Does anyone know how to get the touch device to work? Are drivers needed for Android?
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mobile, portable printing [closed]

A friend of mine is a contractor who wants me to help him go "high tech". Right now, he calls the office several times a day asking for new work orders and then writes them down on a clipboard, so ...
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Accessing Tor on Android device via a virtual wifi network

I've hosted a wifi network using a virtual router, with which the local area connection is sharing it's internet with. My Android device can connect to this wifi network and can access my laptop's ...
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Can I create a reverse ssh tunnel by using my Android phone as the middle man?

I am trying to connect my home linux laptop and my work Windows 7 computer. They are both behind NAT w/ firewall and neither allows port forwarding. I cannot control the NAT, firewall or port ...
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Running WhatsApp in Fedora

Is there any way I can run WhatsApp on Fedora? There are Android emulators like BlueStackApps for Windows and Mac, but I haven't found one for Fedora or Ubuntu. Is there any such that will allow me ...
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How can I open an app, take a screenshot and send it to my PC automatically with a Nexus 7?

So I have a Nexus 7 and ultimately what I want to do is have it open an app and let my computer see what the app sees. I think the best way would be to either screenshot it or somehow mirror my Nexus ...
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Microsoft Office Picture Manager not showing thumbails

Normally Microsoft Office Picture Manager has the option to show thumbnails of all the images in the current folder, but when I have my phone connected and viewing images on the SD card it doesn't. ...
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Localhost is forbidden when using IP address instead of 'localhost'

I'm trying to access my localhost from my Android tablet, but I'm having problems. I'm using WAMP server and configured the httpd.config file, and port forwarded 80, but I still can't access localhost ...
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How can I access my desktop computer when its tethered to my Android phone?

Is it possible to access a computer connected to the internet through an Android phone? (the internet goes through the phone by tethering) I want to use ssh to connect to the computer (from a ...
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android 4.0 chrome remote debugging shortcut

I'm a web designer and I'm currently in the process of designing a mobile site, i know how to set it up in my command prompt to allow chrome and the adb to reach my phone for debugging the mobile ...
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Connect PC to an Android Device without external Router

I created a Restful web service using Jersey in Eclipse. I connected to the Web Service from My Android Device(v2.1 - HTC Hero) with using of a Router. I do not have the Router no more. Is there any ...
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Connectify not working properly?

I use connectify to create a wifi hotspot which I use in my Android device. But a problem occurs that the internet access stops after a minute or so in my Android device. I have to restart connectify ...
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Log into work's email from PC?

I have a new job and using my android phone can get my email no problem. I have tried Outlook and Thunderbird to do the same from my PC but it will not work! Any advice on how to solve this? Or is ...
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How can I send SMS from my PC using my Android Phone (Galaxy S3)

I've been a long-time Nokia fan, but finally succumbed to the Samsung Galaxy S3's amazing screen, & Android's Open community. One feature I use a lot (about a hundred times a day...) is Nokia PC ...
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Running android apps on a linux PC

How can I run android apps, i.e. from the android marketplace on a linux PC? Does there exist any easy-to-use android emulator or virtual machine environment? FWIW, I'm running arch linux and ...
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Archlinux: Where I can find gcc-4.4-multilib?

As in the topic, I can't find it in AUR, there is only gcc-4.4 or gcc-4.5-multilib. I need gcc-4.4-multilib because of Android compilation. Or if you know - is there any way to compile Android with ...
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Alternative to Outlook that syncs with Android?

Is there a good alternative on Windows for Outlook that can sync with Android phones? I know about EssentialPIM, but would like to check if there are other solutions I should know about. Ideally: ...
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Remote Control Home PC from Corporate Work PC

Here is my situation: I am currently on a Windows XP workstation at work. I have an android tablet that I use to splashtop into my home PC. I would like to be able to use my work keyboard and mouse ...
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Yet again: “This device can perform faster” (Samsung Galaxy Tab 2)

I've been doing a lot of research with no reasonable solution. Please excuse the length of my post. When I plug my Galaxy Tab 2 (7" / Wi-Fi only / Android ICS) into my Windows 7 64-bit machine, I ...
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How do I stop linux from trying to mount android phone as usb storage?

When I plug in my Motorola Triumph to my fedora 17 linux box USB port, I get an endless series of errors on the linux box as it desperately attempts to mount the phone as a USB drive. Stuff like this: ...
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Android device as touch input for Windows 8

I am looking to do some Windows 8 development, as you may know they ethos is "touch first". There is a built-in simulator that I can use in Visual Studio but I would prefer to use some real hardware. ...
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Android wireless in VirtualBox?

I downloaded android-x86-4.0-RC1-asus_laptop.iso from http://www.android-x86.org/download and installed it in a VirtualBox virtual machine. It all seems to work, but I can't seem to get the wireless ...
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Gnome 3 wifi hotspot does not connect with WPA & WPA2 [closed]

I am creating a wifi hotspot. It does connect with adhoc connection but that my android does not detect. When I select security type to WPA & WPA2 Personal. It keeps connecting and never ...
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“ant” is not recognized as command in Windows

This is my first time developing Android applications. I'm developing an Android app on Eclipse on Windows 7. I would like to run the Android app from the Windows 7 command line interface. I have my ...
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Macbook does not recognize Galaxy tab 7.7

I have Macbook OS 10.7.2 and Galaxy Tab 7.7 I want to transfer files to and from these devices, but when I connect the tab to the laptop using the USB cable that came with it, my laptop doesn't ...
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A PC application similar to Wifikill in Android [closed]

Is there any (preferably Linux) program similar to the WifiKill Android app?
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How to let Windows 7 laptop provide an internet connection to my Android?

Google didn't help me at all on this. I have a Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone, running Android 2.3.3. I'm wondering whether it's possible to have my laptop providing an internet connection for it. I ...
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Can I sync books I didn't buy from Amazon via Kindle app?

I have the Kindle app both on mac and android, I want to know if it's possible to sync the books that I have on android over to mac and vice versa as well as the last page I viewed? Some books weren't ...
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How to connect my Android to my Laptop wirelessly , to stream data between the two?

I want to stream data from my Laptop PC to my Android phone using TCP or UDP by creating sockets in both the phone and the laptop, but it has to be done wirelessly. How do I connect them to stream the ...
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Creating a Windows mountable partition in a file on my phone

I have a Galaxy Nexus that only provides MTP and PTP USB connectivity. Because of that, I cannot install portable applications since it does not act as a USB device (here is word from a Google ...
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Android AVD Manager takes so long to load [closed]

I've just downloaded Android AVD Manager, I started the AVD device and it takes so long to load. This is all I got Is this normal?
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Android phone won't successfully connect to PC (for OS upgrade)

I am trying to upgrade HTC Desire HD phone's OS into v3.But my laptop fails installing some sort of MT6516 driver. On the Web I can't find it to download. I bought HTC Desire HD on Amazon.co.uk. I am ...
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ADT eclipse xml layout text editor - often broken until file closed and reopened

I'm new to Eclipse and ADT but have set up my environment on two different machines, and both are displaying the same oddities (both are Windows 7 64 bit). When changing tabs between the graphical ...
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Continuing installing Android packages after pausing Android SDK Manager

This is my first time doing Android Applications development. My PC is running windows 7 platform. I installed the Android SDK by running the installer_r18-windows.exe from the ...
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Lines are changed in android xml file in Eclipse

I am using android sdk in eclipse IDE. Here i am facing very critical problem in Eclipse IDE. When i open any android layout XML file and try to change anything manually where android layout xml ...
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Cannot install USB driver for my Samsung Galaxy S Plus

I cannot run my Android Application on my Samsung Galaxy S Plus. I followed the guidelines on the Android Developer site. The first time I tried this I was able to select Device Manager and in the ...
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Is there a clock application with deciseconds (HH:MM:SS.d)?

You may wonder, But I am interested in a clock app that in addition to second show decisecond. I deeply searched and could not find one yet, did you know any app (desktop gadget/system tray clock) ...