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Can i repo initialize multiple source code branches in one directory?

repo is a tool that manages download of android source code from github. To download a branch (say b1) source code, we do,, repo init -u url -b b1 I want to download multiple branches (gingerbread, ...
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Using a smartphone as a wireless router [closed]

I wanted to know if it is possible for a smartphone with hotspot capabilities (such as some Android devices) to act as a Wi-Fi router. Basically, the setup would be something like : ...
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How I can transfer files from my Samsung galaxy tab S to my windows 8.1 PC using Wi-Fi direct?

Wi-Fi direct is supported natively by Samsung galaxy tab S and windows 8.1. Wi-Fi direct allow far faster transfer than bluetooth and USB2.0 (through 802.11ac in my case :-) were both my computer and ...
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How to a setup virtual router on windows so that one can access internet from a mobile using static ip

Some Relevant information My Os is Windows 8 I am accessing internet via a dongle I also share the internet using virtual router(so that i can access internet in my phone) My phone got into trouble ...
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FTP Not Working with Mobile Tethering

I am not able to connect with my FTP Client (Filezilla) using mobile tethering. When I try to connect to my website, it says connection timed out. However when I use my sister’s phone for tethering, ...
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How to Access “My Computer” files from Command Prompt

I'm trying to figure out how to access files on "My Computer" from the command prompt. In particular, I want to access files on my phone's share, e.g., My Computer\SAMSUNG\Phone\somefile.txt. That ...
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Send files via FTP to Android's extSdCard

I'm trying to save some files to my Samsung Galaxy S4 extSdCard via FTP server that runs on Android device. Unfortunately I have error "Error in output file" in my FAR FTP plugin client that runs on ...
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Add Android folder to Dropbox repository

I'd like to add a specific folder that is in my android device to be part of my synced folders that dropbox maintain. Can I do it and how? in details: In my laptop I have all the dropbox folders ...
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Can't ping a host on local WiFi network with Apple's Mac as WiFi Hotspot

I've set up a local network in my home using Mac as a WiFi hotspot. I've connected a Ubuntu laptop and an Android device to this network. The set-up works fine, but when I try to ping my Android ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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How to enable virtualization on samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300E7A/3430EA/3530EA

Im running android studio. However when I try to debug I get the following: emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration! Please ensure Intel HAXM is properly installed and ...
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How to get my username from cisco mobile Anyconnect

I have set a VPN connection via Anyconnect in my Android mobile. Now want to know the username of my connection, i checked in settings but i couldnt get the username. Please help me to get my ...
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Linux: Combine Partitions

I have been googeling about that but I didn't find a useful solution, probably because I lack the term for it. On my (rooted) Android phone I have two abandoned partitions that where used for ...
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Android Studio unable to start and Enable Virtualization Tecnology

When I try to run the emulator for hello world, I get the error: ...\emulator.exe -avd Nexus_5_API_21_x86 -netspeed full -netdelay none emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware ...
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Windows 7: Connect to Android device using WPA2 PSK

I've enabled Settings -> More networks -> Tethering and portable hotspot -> Portable - Wi-Fi hotspot, and when I click on the left-hand-side of such entry (after enabling its left-hand-side ...
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How to use wi-fi / bluetooth as adaptapter on my PC(desktop)

I know the USB Tethering mode in android (Ya, I am talking about android as OS) but don't know how to use it to create a LAN to connect with my Laptop (For gaming and file transfer porpouse) So,I ...
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Enable autocomplete in archlinux adb shell

In archlinux, when using the command adb shell provided by the package android-tools to obtain a shell on an Android device, the auto-completion using Tab is not working. Everything else is working ...
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Apps installed on external SD card and web shortcuts dissapeared from home screen after reboot

I have set the phone to install the apps on the external SD card. After a reboot all the icons of the apps installed on the external SD card dissapeared from home screen. Also, all the web shortcuts ...
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Make Genymotion use a host VPN

I'm using Cisco's AnyConnect to connect to a VPN using my Windows 8.1 PC. When using the Genymotion emulator, I would like it to use the VPN too. However, although having Internet access from the ...
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continuous backup solution for android over wifi

I want to backup new files (e.g. new pictures) form my SD card of my android powered smartphone over WiFi (differential backups). The backup destination is a windows pc. I thought about the following ...
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NT-encrypted login to samba server with client that supports only plain passwords

I set up a samba server (a lightweight server on an android device). I manage to mount the shared directory (under ubuntu linux) with sudo mount -t cifs //server/path /mountpath --verbose -o ...
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Connecting Android Phone and/or Tablet to ad hoc network [closed]

I have a PC running Windows 7. I have a Galaxy S3 phone and an Android Tablet running 4.2.2 I believe. I have set up an ad hoc network, and have a few problems. First, my ad hoc network isn't ...
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How do I automatically sync all videos I record with my android phone to my desktop?

I record a lot of short videos with my Android phone, and I would like to know the most convenient way to keep them synced with a folder in my desktop (OSX). I automatically sync my media from my ...
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How do I set up the ARChon custom runtime on Chromebook?

Most of my friends use Skype, and I wanted to use it on my Chromebook. If was searching for how to install it, and I found this article. I followed the steps in the article and on it's linked pages, ...
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How Can I Set Permission to Everyone for New File in Shared Folder

I had a network with 1 server PC and 7 client PC. File sharing from server to client works well. Today I installed google drive desktop in server PC because my boss want to working from her tablet PC ...
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difference in openvpn protocol between android and linux

I recently tried to connect with my custom openvpn server through my company network. I use a rather vanilla ovpn setup for this matter: tcp over port 443 (with comp-lzo) with public key auth. When I ...
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How can I test to be sure my wifi access point is failing?

I have a Logitech wifi router, with just one LAN and one WAN input. I hook it up to my cable router to create a wifi access on my LAN. I have a laptop (running Ubuntu), an Android tablet, an Android ...
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Listening and recording FM radio of phone on laptop

I have android(Gingerbread) phone that I connect to laptop running Windows 7 Professional. If I start FM radio on the phone can I Listen to the songs through laptop speakers? Record the songs being ...
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Hotspot on OSX that enables Mobile device to access a VMWare Fusion machine

I would like to demo software offline. I have a MacbookPro with OSX Yosemite, running VMware Fusion 7. I have an Android device with an app that requires services from the VMware image, and I need ...
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Use Chrome device inspector with or without chrome 39.0.2171.59 +

I used to be able to inspect devices with Chrome Canary ? Since today. Device inspector prompt that should install Chrome 39.0.2171xx: The two suggested versions number are exactly the chrome mobile ...
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How to build FFmpeg with Freetype2 for Android

On OSX Yosemite I'm trying to build FFmpeg with freetype library included ( I need it for drawtext filter ). Unfortunately I cannot configure ffmpeg properly and every try ends with "freetype not ...
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Is it possible to use an internet passthrough from OSX to an Android phone for development purposes?

I have a locally hosted website in nginx, and I'd like to be able to access that website from a smartphone or other external device for testing purposes. I tried internet connection sharing with no ...
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Dual boot Yoga 2

Am looking at a new tablet for work. I do development for both the .net framework and android devices. I'm aware the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro can run Android or Windows but can any tell me if it can run both ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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How to transfer vast wifi list from Android to iOS?

I am switching from Android to iOS and I would love to take my wifi list with me, I have around 100 wifis in the list and it would be lots of work to manually transfer them. Is there any application ...
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Nexus 4 not recognized for development in Windows 8.1

I am an Android developer and use Nexus 4 for testing of my mobile applications. How ever the Nexus 4 (2012) version which was working fine until 4.4 in development mode , suddenly stopped working ...
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Clients get logged out after 12 minutes from VPN

I have installed and setup a PPTPD-VPN server on my Raspbian RPi to route my internet traffic through. It all works fine until (precisely) 12 minutes after login, then the client gets logged out. ...
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How to connect an Android Emulator to a Vagrant Image on the same host?

I have a non-trivial application, comprised of a number of web & database servers that reside within a Vagrant image. Port forwarding (with iptables) has been enabled on the host such that I can ...
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Wipe data on android tablet without using touch screen [closed]

I want to wipe out data on an Android tablet that has a broken touch screen. Basically, I want to clean out everything before I dispose of the tablet. The tablet is ASUS MemoPad ME302C, and it is ...
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unable to share internet from windows 8.1 and my phone kitkat 4.4.4

unable to share internet from pc to phone before upgrading from red mi 1s version to kitkat I use to connect through usb media
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Can I use my pc as a proxy for connected smartphone?

EMR might not be good for us. I know I can use my smartphone as a router for my PC, but I wondered if I could do the reverse? I.E. connect my smartphone to my PC via USB and get to the internet via my ...
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What is Chrome's Deal? Sync not working and Chrome not updating?

Something peculiar is up with chrome in the last few weeks... At my high school and at home (totaling out to about 8 computers) I have been getting an annoying message from chrome. It says that the ...
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OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues

I'm receiving following message inside of Event Log window whenever I'm launching Android Studio: OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues. We recommend using the Oracle JRE/JDK In ...
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Hot to play SAP network streams on Android devices

My Internet provider provides us free TV utilizing SAP network protocol. Support for this protocol is integrated into VLC player (playlist -> Network Streams (SAP)). However, I now need to watch this ...
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Set up OpenVPN network to allow access to machines on remote LAN even if they have the same address as machines on local network

I have a Linux machine set up as an OpenVPN server, with the main function of having a secure way to connect to my home machines via SSH from outside, primarily using Android devices. My home ...
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How can I transfer DotFolders from my Note 3 to my Windows computer?

Okay so I made a hidden folder(Period before it) on my phone with very important photos/videos. Now my Note 3s screen cracked and so is it back light.. I have my phone hooked up (usb) to my ...
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Charging Android phone battery [closed]

I usually connect my Android phone to my laptop with USB and leave it even after fully charged. Is it OK or harmful ? Will it reduce my battery lifetime ?
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Can't send files from Android to Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 Computer, and an Android device (a Samsung galaxy fame to be precise). I have managed to pair them both via bluetooth, however when I try to send a file, it fails for some ...
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fbcon - Use Android/MSM framebuffer device for boot console

I am trying to use a rooted Nexus 5 (msm 8974 chipset) device with Debian running with an X server and linux framebuffer boot console. I have recompiled the default Android hammerhead kernel (with ...