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Connect Android to Linux laptop

I would like to establish a network connection between a Linux laptop and an Android device. More specifically, there is an MPD server on the laptop which I wish to contact from the Android device ...
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What exactly will hiding my router's SSID achieve and can all of my devices connect to it?

To expand on the title, if I hide my SSID, does this mean devices (excluding advanced network tools) will not be able to see it in a normal WIFI search, or does it mean something else? Also, if I do ...
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Way to auto resize photos before uploaded to cloud service?

I love using auto syncing services to have my photos taken with my smartphone stored on a cloud storage service. One problem though is that the photos are uploaded in high resolution and takes up a ...
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When trying to install libgcc1 postinst is not found

I am trying to manually install libgcc1 using dpkg. Everything seems to be working okay, until I get the following error: /var/lib/dpkg/info/libgcc1.postinst: No such file or directory dpkg: postinst ...
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Connecting Android via wifi to Wifly RN-XV RN-171 using Access Point (soft AP) mode not working

I hope somebody has encountered this problem and knows how to fix it. I purchased a Roving Networks RN-XV module to communicate directly with an Android device. I thought it would be perfect because ...
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Why this driver cannot start? [closed]

What does this mean? Is it my Samsung Galaxy 1? I'm having trouble with connecting it with Samsung Kies. When I start Samsung Kies, this is what happens when I connect the phone, it loops forever ...
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Configuring Firefox sync on a PC with an already configured Android phone

I have a Firefox Sync account that I created on my home PC. I have also configured this Firefox Sync accout on my Android phone by following the standard procedure of entering a phone-generated code ...
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How to change the screen resolution of a tablet? [closed]

Is it possible to change the screen resoultion of a tablet device? I'm using a Lenovo IdeaPad A1 (A107) By default it's 1024x600 px. I would like to simulate 800x600 and 480x360 for example. Thanks. ...
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How can I transfer voicemail files from an HTC Incredible 2?

My boss wants to purchase a new phone but has an important voicemail message he doesn't want to delete from his current HTC Incredible 2. How can we move/convert that file from his existing device and ...
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Todo/task manager for android and desktop linux [closed]

I'm looking forward to Task/ToDo Manager. It should work under Android, Linux(or Web). If it's very cool, one of them is OK too, Android is preferable in this situation. Necessary features: Russian ...
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Play video from SAMBA share on Android--Any shared volum from Linux or Winodows

I use Ubuntu12.10 with Gnomeshell Installed latest version of samba share, configured to share my Video folder ,access restricted via login(uid n password needed) SMB share accessed via Solid ...
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Is it possible to create interactive pages in epub format?

As part of a school project, I'm trying to create a small interactive e-booklet using the EPUB(3) format. It needs be readable (and "interactable") on both a Windows and Android reader. I'm having no ...
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Using my mobile to launch apps on my desktop computer

I want to launch applications on my desktop computer via my mobile. The only thing that comes a bit close to a solution is the software "TweetMyPC", but the problem is, I don't want to use Twitter for ...
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How to connect android client to the localhost of Apache server (php) inside my laptop?

I'm trying to create android apps which are able to send data through wifi connection to my laptop Apache Server and MySQL database. I use the samsung galaxy tab 10.1 as my mobile device. and the ...
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Writing fails to MicroSD

I have a 16 gb Class 10 Ridata MicroSD card I bought on December which I use on my Galaxy Y phone. At first, it was working fine and fast. Now when I write to it, often times I get "Write Delay ...
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How to change qwerty keyboard to standard mobile phone keypad? [closed]

I just purchased a Lenovo p700i with Ice Cream OS on it. I can't seem to find where to change the qwerty keyboard layout to standard mobile phone keypad layout. Do you have any ideas?
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How to obtain 'static' IP when USB tethering?

I'm tethering laptop<->Android for purposes of IP tunneling/VNC. Because the laptop obtains a random IP in the 192.168.42.* range each tether, I must manually enter this for the tunnel each time ...
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Windows 7 automatically install usb driver

I have tried to install usb driver for Samsung arndale on Windows 7. Now it has two entries in Device Manager. I can not uninstall the one with question mark. If I uninstall both of them, when I plug ...
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How many android devices can I use with a single google account? [closed]

As the title, I want to know how many android devices I can use with a single google account. Is there any limit as Apple Appstore Id?
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Controlling Windows 8 using a TUIO touchscreen or Android with TUIO

How can I control Windows 8 using a TUIO multi-touch touchscreen? What about using an Android device with TUIO?
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How can I backup all the data?

I have just got into Android App Development using Eclipse. I have done some work and created a small app. I would like to completely backup all the XML, Java and other files of my project. How can ...
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Eclipse: Save as .apk in My Computer?

I have just started learning Android App Development using Eclipse. I have made a small application. Anyhow, I am not able to find any option to save my work as a .apk file in any folder of my ...
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Synchronizing Outlook contacts and calendar with other Outlooks, Thunderbirds and Android

I would like to know if there is a way other than using Google's services to synchronize a desktop Outlook with a laptop running either Outlook/Windows or Thunderbird/Linux and an Android phone. A ...
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Transfer Books from Mac to Kindle App on the Nexus 7

I have some e-books that I've downloaded from Project Gutenberg and some other sources to my MBP. They are all DRM free. Excluding e-mail them to my Kindle as a personal document as a method (the ...
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Sharing Wifi-internet access via bluetooth

I'm on an extremely strict wireless network, which locks down one machine to one account. [Hotel wifi] Is there a way that I can share the Wifi connection with my android tablet via bluetooth? ...
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Run shell script on Linux box from a shortcut/app in Android?

I have an Ubuntu box which runs XBMC, which crashes occasionally. Since I have no keyboard connected,I have to SSH in, kill xinit, then restart it. I was wondering if there's an elegant way of doing ...
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Which is the best way to sync and share contacts and calender between Thunderbird, iPhone and Android?

I would like to keep my contacts and a calendar synchronized between several desktops and cellphones. Is there a way to achieve this without using Google or similar organisations? I want to keep my ...
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Is there an android music player that can play from dropbox? [closed]

I tend to keep my current favorite music in Dropbox so that I can listen to it at home and work. My android phone has can also play music from Dropbox but to do so, you have to select each song ...
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Where can I get a good WMP or WMC remote for my phone? [closed]

I've seen a few options, but ideally it would be able to load the library and display song, video, and picture information while allowing controls for play, pause, volume, next, etc... Please no ...
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Two USB Folders Appear when connecting Samsung Infuse USB

I am trying connecting my Samsung Infuse to MAC and Win7 Machines. What I often see is a folder shows up after connecting that says NO NAME It contains only a few folder ANDROID, DCIM, LOST.DIR, etc ...
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Share Keyboard/Mouse between PC (windows?) and Android

Has anyone come across software that can do this successfully/reliably? I would like to set up my Nexus 7 tablet on a stand under my monitor and use it with the mouse/KB hooked up to my desktop so I ...
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Downloading Android apps from Google Play to PC [closed]

I want to download Android apps from Google Play but it only gives an install feature to install directly from web. Is there any possibility of downloading these apps to PC and then later transfer it ...
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Command or script to read a binary file and skip some bytes every X bytes [closed]

I am trying to find an Android shell command that is able to read a file but that has the power to skip, for example 512 bytes every 1024 bytes. Does such a command exist and is available for ...
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Is it possible to integrate the Emulator window in Eclipse without motodev?

As you may or may not be aware of, if you're using motodev to develop Android on Eclipse you can actually have the emulator window integrated seamlessly with the developing environment and I was ...
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New network name created every time I connect a Windows 7 machine to my Nexus One Portable Wi-Fi hotspot

I have my Nexus One configured as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot named AndroidAP JD. Whenever I turn on the wifi capability and connect to it with a Windows 7 machine, it remembers the password and connects ...
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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 ...