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Chroot from android into environment as user

I'm trying to use my android tablet as a dev environment. So far I have created an Arch and Ubuntu img. I can chroot into both just fine and I have created a user using adduser, but I do not know how ...
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Is it possible to run ADB on multiple devices using Hyper-V?

What I would like to do is use Hyper-V to set up N number of VM's, each one being used to run a different set of tests on a different Android device. It seems like Hyper-V doesn't accept the input of ...
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Some apps crash on x86 android eeepc 4G (701). Why and what can I do?

I installed x86 android on my asus eeepc 4G 701 and it was a success out of the box! Then I installed the gopro app for my camera to connect and control it via wifi. The pc cannot maintain a ...
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Is there a way to get/make a driver for Intel GMA 3150 that support OpenGL 2.0

When released the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 - also found in Intel Atom N4xx, N5xx (Pineview) processors (ex.: in notebook like various Dell Mini or Inspiron Duo 10.1 hybrid Tablet) was ...
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Ban a stolen device from Firefox Sync

I have my Firefox Passwords synced to my android tablet device. Now that device got stolen, and I am not sure, if i had really set a masterpassword on the stored passwords there. Can I somehow delete ...
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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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Android phone keeps computer from booting

When connecting my android phone to my laptop. I don't think it gets to the point of booting harddisk, so I don't believe this is relevant, but for completeness, it is a dual boot Ubuntu 12.04, and ...
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Linux: Access Android content via USB

I have Desktop-pc: Linux Mint 13, Phone: Sony Xperia V running android 4.1.2 From my desktop I want to access pictures, videos etc. on the phone. I have enabled the "Media server" on the phone, but ...
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Why does VirtualBox not detect my Android device?

Using VirtualBox 4.2.12, I've set up a Lubuntu 13.04 VM on a Windows 7 host. I specified a USB filter for my Galaxy S, but neither the VM nor VirtualBox detects it. After searching the internet, I ...
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How can I limit the size of the Android source I need to download with “repo sync”?

I'm planning to leave for a country with a poor Internet connection, where I hope to do some software development. I have been using repo sync to sync the Android source (and the CyanogenMod source ...
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How can I view the video camera stream from my DVR?

I have a HANBANG HB7008KC DVR. It comes with a Windows IE ActiveX software to view the cameras. They don't support Linux. I have a Linux machine and i want to connect to the DVR. I use DvrSeeSee App ...
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What protocol does the Wii use for Ethernet over USB?

I was disappointed when I realised the Wii doesn't have an Ethernet port, but the settings interface has support for a wired connection. Apparently there is an Ethernet over USB adapter for the Wii ...
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MAC address keeps on changing on every reboot [closed]

Whenever I reboot my device attached to my linux development machine, I get different IP address for my device. I want to avoid this and want that my device mac address should be static. How could I ...
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How do I physically find a wifi device using a laptop or mobile phone

Okay, so I have lost my tablet somewhere in my flat and have been searching for hours already. It is an Android device, which seems to have wifi enabled (responds to pings), but doesn't seem to react ...
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3G internet sharing from laptop to Android [duplicate]

I want to have internet connection on my Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.1.1. Right now I have it only on my Windows 7 laptop, which uses a USB 3G modem. How can I make my phone use internet ...
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Sync files from 'portable device' to Windows 7 folder

What I'm looking for is an efficient way to back up my phone's SD card (Galaxy S4). In an ideal world* I would plug in the phone and it would automatically fire off a synctoy or robocopy task or ...
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How do I concatenate Android (3GP4) videos using FFMPEG?

I have FFMPEG installed on my CentoS 6 x64 system: FFmpeg version 0.6.5, Copyright (c) 2000-2010 the FFmpeg developers built on Jan 29 2012 17:52:15 with gcc 4.4.5 20110214 (Red Hat 4.4.5-6) ...
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Correctly partition microSDHC card [duplicate]

I temporarily used my microSDHC card for flashing a BeagleBone Black embedded device. This process involved overwriting the entire card with a binary image that contained two partitions. Now I would ...
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Spotify: Make a playlist available on Android mobile app?

This is driving me insane, and Spotify online support is not helping. I have a Spotify Premium subscription. I want to make a playlist of some MP3 files that I own available on the Spotify Android ...
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How to backup apps + data using TitaniumBackup directly to SMB share

I've been searching for answer to this question for quite some time now and finally decided I should as a question here. So I've managed to find a kernel module (cifs.ko) for my kernel build on xda-...
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View video on Screen while listen audio in android

Is it possible to stream all pc audio throug mpd, raop, UPnP or something like? I want to play video on a big screen far from where I'm sitting and be able to hear the audio Streamed trough my phone.
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Android USB Driver on Windows 8

I am running Windows 8 x64 Professional. I updated my android USB driver to include my device (Sony Tablet S) as was instructed by the internet. Sadly, installing the driver seems difficult on ...
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How to run Android-x86 4.2 iso on VM VirtualBox?

I installed oracle VM virtualBox on Win7,then I downloaded android-x86-4.2-20121225.iso from Android-x86 - Porting Android to x86.After I installed Android x86-4.2 on VirtualBox from iso and creating ...
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Copy files/using apps on HD with no drive letter?

My phone path is Computer\Model-Number\Phone. I wanted to use a util like windirstat on it but it doesn't recognize the path since it doesn't have a drive letter (I assume). I tried copying all my ...
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VPN for Home to watch TV on the go

My ISP offers TV on tablets, phones, etc. where I have to use an app, but I still have to have that traffic flow through my modem. What would be the best solution to setting up a VPN for probably just ...
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Buffering video through Lan

Is it possible for a video located on a laptop hdd to be accessed through wifi using android phone and play it. If we put file on shared network location and then make it available to others through ...
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Fennec: Javascript at end of page load

I'm looking for resources (or even better an template-addon) on how to run a simple Javascript 'Hello World' when a specific page has finished loading in Firefox mobile on Android (Fennec). Basically ...
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How can I display an Android Screen on a computer monitor [closed]

I am using a mouse and keyboard with my Android phone, a Samsung Galaxy S3, but I want to use a monitor with it. Is there any way or any programs which allow me to display what is on the android ...
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How to ping an IP address from an Android device? [closed]

Is there a way to ping an IP address from an Android device (like an Arc S or LG PRADA)? Is there a Android built-in application or am I to download an app for my task?
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Android sync pictures both ways

I have a Galaxy s3 and I'm wondering if there is a way to sync pictures that is better than Dropbox Right now I use Dropbox which just downloads all my pictures but it doesn't use the same folders ...
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How to share laptop internet to phone via bluetooth?

How do I make it so that my laptop, while connected to the wifi, will share it's internet connection to my Android phone via bluetooth? When I try to search for it, I keep getting solutions for the ...
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How to restrict wifi connection to the specific SSID

I setted up a wireless network in my office, this network is separated with internet. Is there any way to block all unknown SSIDs on my laptops(or tablets) to prevent someone from sending files out? ...
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Send and receive massive SMS with a PC by a mobile phone [closed]

How can I send and receive SMS using my PC connected to a mobile phone? I need this for a SMS marketing campaign so I can send multiple SMS to many recipients and extract answers. For SMS service I ...
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android emulator hardware acceleration on i5-2500K

I just wanted to know if anyone have managed to start the android emulator with the "Use Host GPU" option checked on the i5-2500K buildin gpu using linux. Each time i start it with "Use Host GPU" i ...
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Can I share a wifi connection (not 3G) from my phone? [closed]

I have a Samsung S3 and a Windows laptop. For some reason or the other laptops don't detect our school's wifi but mobiles do. I want to know if it is possible for me to share the wifi from my ...
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Prevent auto mounting Android sdcard under Linux Mint

I recently obtained an older Android phone, so that I could test Android Apps on it. I've needed it because I have a Nexus 7 but not older Android versions, hardware, etc. to test on. I'm having a ...
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Browsing Android .apk files on windows

Is there any application or any Windows explorer plugin that can show '.apk' files like when you brows them in android file browsers? I mean showing icon of program, its version, ...
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What does it take to run an android app on a PC? [closed]

I have a linux kernel and a JVM, what else does it take to run an Android app? I assume there are some Android specific Java classes that I would need. Anything else? What is the biggest challenge for ...
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openssh: “… disabled because of invalid user”, why?

I'm trying to make openssh work on android phone. When I'm trying to log in it refuses to accept my key. Here is the related lines of debug log: debug1: attempt 1 failures 0 debug2: ...
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“Turning on FM Radio” Why? [closed]

I have a HTC wildfire S that has an FM tuner. In order for me to use the FM radio I need to have a headset plugged in. My question is why does it take time (there is a progress bar) to "turn on the FM"...
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How do I increase my office internet speed? [closed]

Can you please suggest what should I do to increase my internet speed per PC? My details: I have 6 Macs and 10 PC/Laptops in my office. We have a 12 MBPS internet plan. We have a Wireless router ...
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Device not showing up in Device Manager Windows 7

Today I accidently uninstalled my Android Phone from Device Manager on my Windows 7 PC. The phone is not getting detected by my computer. I have tried to do several things like Show Hidden devices etc ...
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Can I add my own books to Kindle for PC and have them sync with my Andoid phone? [duplicate]

I don't own a Kindle, but I still use the app for reading on both my PC and Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Note). Now I searched around and read that if I convert any book to mobi with calibre I should ...
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How do I connect Android 4.2 VPN to OS X Server VPN (L2TP)?

I have a Mac mini running OS X 10.8.2 with the OS X Server 2.2.1 from the app store, and I have set up the VPN using L2TP in the Server.app interface. I have tested this VPN connection using a Macbook,...
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How to install google play services

I have read a lot about this issue and I understand that there I can find google play servies in the extra tab when opening the SDK, but I didn't find it, please have a look at what I see when I open ...
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set up VPN server to share internet connection

In my university, the wifi signal covers anywhere in the campus. However, an internet client software is needed for users to login before the internet connection is available. And there are no such ...
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Run (CTRL + F11) dont work on xml files on Eclipse bundle with Android SDK

I've downloaded adt-bundle-windows-x86_64. Everything work fine but if I'm focused on a xml file when I click on Run button or press CTRL + F11 or try to run from the Menu, it doesn't work. This is a ...
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How to test my Android app on a real phone? [closed]

I just finished my android application and I want to test it out on my phone and don't know how so please help.
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Having problems with my WIFI and Android phones

Using the WiFi with my phones has been frustrating lately (a problem I don't have with my laptop, maybe because it has a bigger antenna?). My setup is based on a Netgear WNR3500v1 router and 2 Android ...
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ioctl LOOP_SET_FD failed: Device or resource busy

I'm trying to get Backtrack to run on my Droid DNA. I've been tweaking the script little by little but I still come up with the following. I changed the loop on it, and another program always seems to ...