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Android 2.1: H.264 video is not playing through RTSP, only audio

I'm using Wowza Media Server for video streaming to mobile devices and have troubles with RTSP-streaming to Android 2.1. I tried their test .mov file and it works. But when I try to play my own .mp4 ...
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How to check if an SSH connection is open or not?

I am trying to connect to the public.sigmadesigns.com site. Actually I was authorized to that server by sending my RSA Public key to it. But now when I try to do repo, I get: Getting manifest ... ...
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Which twitter client can synchronize unread tweets?

Right now I'm forced to read all the tweets in a single client on a single device (TweetDeck on my Android phone). If I would switch to another device and/or client, I would need to search for the ...
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Boot ChromeOS from an Android phones SDCard

How can I have my computer boot from an Android phone (ex. Nexus One) into ChomeOS? Since my Nexus One can act as a Removal Drive, is it possible to create a bootable partition on its SDCard and load ...
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YouWave doesn't load apps

I added default "android apps" folder but my application windows is empty. Why? I can see "localapps.xml" in that folder. I tried: Uninstall YouWave. Delete all relative things. Restart. Reinstall. ...
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Setting up compressed VPN for Android device

Wondering how hard/complex and payoff would be to setup a VPN for my android that also compresses all the traffic to save 3G data. This would be similar to what BlackBerry does. It would be using ...
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Is it possible to cache an entire website for offline use on a tablet device?

A friend of mine wants to build a website which allows the user to access various images, audio clips and videos. She would ideally like to be able download/cache the entire website to a tablet device ...
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Winamp sync between Windows 7 and Android not working

I've installed Winamp both on my Android phone (Sony EriCSSon Xperia X10 Mini Pro) and on my computer (running Windows 7) and successfully managed to pair the two. However, the music library on my ...
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Itunes conversion to HTC Android Thunderbolt - how to achieve [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sync Android with iTunes Just purchased HTC Thunderbolt: is there a program through Google that I can convert and manage my Tunes without using Itunes?
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Android USB volume name

When I turn on my (Nexus S) Android's USB storage, Mac OS X mounts it as "NO NAME". Among other mounted volumes, it's confusing. How can I give it a more relevant name?
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USB connection is unstable with Nexus S 2.3.4 on AMD 64 running 64-bit Windows 7, but works with 32-bit Windows Vista

The USB connection is unstable with Nexus S (Android 2.3.4) on AMD 64 running 64-bit Windows 7, but it works with 32-bit Windows Vista. Problem Description: On the 64-bit ...
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Can I install Android on my Dell XT Tablet with multitouch?

So I heard that ntrig has released Android drivers for their multitouch interface. I am sick of Windows 7 on my Dell XT Tablet, and if some one, some where has made the switch to Android, I would ...
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how do I share a folder beetwen Linux running Android on Virtual box?

I'm running Android (without installing it) through VirtualBox under Ubuntu. I already added a folder of my Ubuntu system, in the shared folder settings in VirtualBox. Now the question is: how do I ...
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How to run Android application on Windows?

I do not have any Android device however I want to try some Android applications on my Windows PC. What options do I have? I already installed Android-x86 Project on Virtual PC however when I tried ...
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can we use android tablet as an extended monitor

Is is possible to use an android tablet as an extended monitor to my laptop
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VPN help for Android

I have an Android application that talks to a server app running on grails (Groovy on Grails). Android app basically establishes a connection with this address: ...
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Can Android tethering provide net access through another fixed WIFI AP rather than mobile data network?

When you enable the standard tethering on Android, can you specify/by default does it use an existing WIFI connection to transfer traffic if possible? For example, at home I might have a WIFI network ...
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Nexus S Email Reception

My dad recently purchased a Nexus S smartphone running Android 2.3.3. He owns a construction company and wants to be in touch with his email on the go, which is precisely why he purchased the ...
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Connecting internet, Android, Ubuntu and Xbox360

I want to connect an Xbox 360 to the Internet, via a Ubuntu 10.4 laptop that receives its Internet connection through a USB-connected Android 2.2 phone. Xbox 360 <-- Ethernet --> Laptop <-- ...
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What free alternatives to Photoshop are there for making Android Icons?

The Android sdk has a section Using the Android Icon Templates Pack that says in part ... The icon templates are provided in the Adobe Photoshop file format (.psd), which preserves the layers and ...
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Email utopia: cross-platform (inc mobile), encryption, signing, threading, account aggregation. Is it possible? If so, how?

I'd like to achieve the following: Be able to aggregate my email accounts such that I can receive an email sent to one of my email accounts and reply to it from any other email account of mine, ...
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Unmounting a drive

When I attach a USB cable from my PC to my Aria, I'm asked on the Aria screen whether I want to mount the drive. I answer yes. My question: how do I unmount from the Aria before pulling the cable? ...
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How can I use Android as a remote control for streaming?

I would like to know if I can use Android to remote control streaming on my laptop? I would like to use my laptop as my streaming server and use my HDTV to view the stream. And I need some way to ...
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Installing LG Optimus 2X driver

When I plug in my LG Optimus 2X Speed to my Windows 7 Professional laptop, it charges, but: The device remains unrecognized in the Device Manager No removable storage devices appear in the Explorer ...
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Program to synchronize folders between my PC and mobile by bluetooth

Does anyone know any program to synchronize the files of a certain folder of my laptop with a certain folder in my android movile by bluetooth? I would like my bluetooth mobile phone automatically ...
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Ubuntu & Android: Sharing a tethered internet connection of a phone & laptop with another laptop through ethernet

First off let me explain the problem I'm trying to solve: I have an Android 2.2 phone that tethers its internet connection through USB to a laptop running Ubuntu 10.10. What I want to do is share ...
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error while loading new compiled Linux kernel image into the android emulator(1.5) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: reboot failed error while loading new zImage in the android emulator I have successfully compiled Linux kernel for android: root@ubuntu:~/common# ARCH=arm ...
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Error while trying to upgrade to higher android version

I am getting an error trying to update my android packages. It is saying momentarily deactivate your antivirus software. --I am not using any anti virus softwares. Please close any programs that ...
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Android USB Connection

I'm trying to establish a USB connection between my computer and my Android device; I've downloaded the SDK and what I believe to be the proper Samsung USB drivers. I had adb working and I rooted my ...
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Is there a PC equivalent for the Android 'Wifi Analyzer' App? [closed]

I'm using the Wifi Analyzer app on my phone a lot at the moment as I need to set up and test some wireless networks. For people unfamiliar with the app, i've posted some screenshots of the app that I ...
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Backup cell phone text messages to PC for archiving and searching?

I have an Android OS phone and I'd like to somehow archive my SMS messages to a PC or a web service, ultimately so I can search through them. Is there an easy and/or convenient way to do that? In an ...
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I have a laptop with my Data Card (Wireless Broadband). I want to share this connection with my Android Mobile

I have a wireless laptop, a data card wireless broadband and smart phone with Android OS with WIFI. This is what I want. I want to use my laptop as a WIFI access point so that I can use Internet in ...
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Huh? JDK not found? (on Windows 7 64-bit)

I am setting up a development environment for the latest Android 2.3 on a fresh install of Windows 7 64-bit. I first installed the 64-bit JDK 6 (jdk-6u23-windows-x64.exe). Then, I installed 64-bit ...
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Could someone explain this Linux command to me (mount plus options)?

I found an Android(Linux) command: mount -oremount,rw /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system Could someone explain me what this means?
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Best way/format to convert a PDF to be able to read on android?

I have a pdf ebook, a Technical book that conatins a lot of code. Reading it as pdf is slow plus reflowing text in the pdf reader removes all the formatting. I tried converting it to epub using ...
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LG P500 drivers (Windows 7 x64) [closed]

I just purchased an LG P500 Optimus phone (Android 2.2). Where are LG's USB drivers and sync software for this phone? I've looked on the LG site of course and only found the firmware update tool. ...
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Android Live Wallpapers for Windows 7?

Is it possible to have Android live wallpapers on Windows 7?
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Is there anything like a link or shared mount point for FAT32 folders in Linux/Android?

I often want the same files to be accessed by different apps on my Android phone, but the apps look in different folders. Is there a way to make two different folder paths on a FAT SD card point to ...
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Can't connect to Local LAN when connected to Android Phone's Internet

I'm on my work PC connected to my work LAN, which I use to connect to Sourcesafe and MSSQL servers. However, when I tether my Android phone (through PDANet or otherwise) to my PC through USB, my ...
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Can I run the Android SDK/ADB from a USB Drive on Windows XP?

I have no intention of programming anything, however I need to install the Android SDK in order to use Droid VNC Server. I have about 7 different computers at work that I use and I can't install this ...
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Android SDK is not working on OSX

$ cd /ev-bin/android-sdk-mac_x86/tools $ ls -al total 8360 drwxrwx---@ 22 erikvold staff 748 Aug 28 19:43 . drwxrwx---@ 6 erikvold staff 204 Aug 30 13:25 .. drwxrwx---@ 5 erikvold staff ...
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Android Application and Web Interface for the same

I have to develop an android application for my project. Also, i have to develop a web interface for the same. My present idea is to host the application at the google apps. I will be building the ...
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Mount ftp as removeable drive

I am trying to achieve wireless Sync to my android device using doubleTwist. With SwiFTP I can connect to my phone wirelessly and using programs like NetDrive, I can mount it to windows 7. One issue, ...
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Is it possible to sync Android or Windows 7 Phone directly with local Exchange?

As I understand anything I've read about Windows 7 phone it is possible to sync with an Exchange server, but it will sync to your Windows Live Account. That is something I definitely don't want since ...
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How to connect win7 laptops and android device using wifi

I have two laptops running Windows 7 and one android 1.6 device (apad). All of them support wifi. I have one 3G USB modem. I want to: Connect USB modem to one laptop. I can access internet on this ...
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Freeware personal wiki on desktop & mobile using plaintext? [closed]

I'm looking for a freeware personal wiki with these additional criteria: Use plaintext files for the wiki articles. Have desktop Windows version, and mobile version (Windows Mobile or Android). Can ...
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Removing automatic device-type from a driver

I accidentally installed the type of driver for my HTC Evo, and now, I cannot get it to associate with anything but "libusb-win32 devices". Is there a way to reset the device type back to the default ...
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PC sync software for android 2.2 phone (samsung I5801) using bluetooth

Is there any free or opensource software for synchronizing (sending/creating sms, creating/editing calender events, add/edit contacts etc.etc.) your android phone with windows xp (sp 2 or later) using ...
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Android on Netbook

I have Asus eeepc netbook and want Android either Ecliar or Froyo or Gingerbreads. I can't get .apks to work yet. Do I need to partion first? Friend says you guys know everything. Thank you!!
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Need to capture full res screencasts from Android device for a commercial

What I need is to record what is happening ON the android device and save it as a quicktime file. Similarly to the screencast in this reddit video: reddit.com/iphone (on the right, not the youtube ...