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Who uses RISC and who uses CISC today? [closed]

Which OS still uses RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) and which uses CISC(Complex Instruction Set Computing) Architecture? Can any one tell me which OS uses which instruction set?
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Proxy emulated Android traffic through other PC either from inside Android or from its host

I have an Android device (A) connected to a local network that have no direct connection to the Internet. It is rooted. The device is actually an emulator running on Windows host PC (H) where I do ...
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How to locate and copy/transfer Data files of an application in Redmi 2 Prime?

I need to do experiments in Redmi 2 Prime by different ROMs start a fresh experience. But there are certain items that I want to copy/save so that I could use them later after I wiped and done a fresh ...
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Connection over the Internet using Android

Can I leave my android device at home or school network range and connect to that android form outside to get access to the network my android connected to?
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Android / linux ignores setuid flag

I am trying to get root access to my chinese x86 tablet. With adb I have root. I copied a "sh" binary and set setuid bit, and from adb it works as expected: 1|shell@x98air3g_c5j8:/ $ which su.sh ...
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How can I edit Android-grabbed MP4 files in Virtualdub?

Android's command adb shell screenrecord x.mp4 is supposed to produce MPEG-4 files. VirtualDub is supposed to support MPEG-4 files through the use of the FFInputDriver plugin. The latter is true ...
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Android phone issue with internet connection via WLAN shared by virtual wifi from my laptop

I try to share my internet connection from my laptop (win7) via virtual wifi to my android phone (Samsung Gio). In an elevated cmd I enter netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=VWiFi key=xxx ...
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Android emulator 1(port 5554) is not connecting to debugger

I am working on windows 10. Visual studio 2013 and xamarin.Android. When I try to run the application the emulator 1(port 5554) is not being able to connect to the debugger. Then I cancel debugging ...
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How can I debug WiFi connection problems, when a device temporarily refuses to connect?

When a windows or android device intermittently cannot connect to a wireless network, despite showing it as available; or when the device claims to be connected to the network but cannot ping the ...
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suddenly internet upload blocked/slow on linux devices (android and ubuntu) using openwrt router

suddenly we have a really strange network/internet connection issue here. The upstream/upload of all linux (android) devices seems to be blocked, but everything works fine on windows (7, 8.1, 10) ...
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Hacked router affecting linux devices

The router of a friend of mine has been hacked, his android phone can't visit webpages with any kind of ads because it gets redirected to another site (this: ...
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Android Chrome's synced history location on dekstop - extracting history

Since Chrome can't keep record of browsing history past 3 months time which I need, I figured I would have to find a way around it. So what I could think of is to extract history data before Chrome ...
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“Universal” wireless mouse

I have a TV with the MK808 Mini PC running android 4 with wi-fi connection. Usually I control it with a wireless mouse Logitech m505. The problem is that I have paired the mouse with another receiver ...
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Which options to rsync from vfat to vfat

I rsync local mounted vfat partitions. If I use the -a option I get these messages: rsync: chown "/media/new64gb/bar" failed: Operation not permitted (1) rsync: mkstemp "/media/new64gb/Tryo/Grain de ...
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Android bug: contacts' names become unsynchable after edit

I've found a bug on Android's Google contacts sync: if a contact is modified within Android, any change made to the contact's names on Google Contacts web will no longer be synched to the phone. To ...
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Pebble Watchface with silent mode icon?

The new Pebble 3.8 interface has the new functionality with long press of the left button. I have had a problem that the silent mode stays long time because you cannot notice it from the watchface in ...
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Outlook android app - emails disappear after opening in desktop

I've an issue with my outlook android app: I've set-up an IMAP email account of my website(my personal website/domain). I've also setup outlook(2007) for the same on my desktop. I do receive new ...
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SshDroid SCP: connection refused

I'm trying to copy some files from my PC to my android device, yet I'm having trouble with the transfer. I connected easily using SSHDroid app, but scp returns ssh: Exited : Error connecting : ...
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Win7 locked (user prompt) w/ broken internet gateway : plug in android usb hotspot : will internet networking come up?

A simple but unique question: A) Windows 7 PC is logged on, but locked. eg: waiting at windows 7 user prompt for password. B) Gateway which PC is connected to via WiFi is broken. eg: LAN works, but ...
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Simple way to launch a script on a remote computer from android device

I have a certain script on a desktop/laptop computer (running OS X, but ideally the solution should be cross platform) that I need to trigger remotely from an Android device. I do not want to open up ...
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How to export emails from stock android

The phone (not rooted) is running Lollypop (5.1.1) and the stock email version 8.0 and has nearly 7000 emails that have been pulled down with pop3. The emails are no longer on the server. I am ...
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Is there such a thing as a “WiFi - WiFi adapter”?

Ok here's my problem: I travel a lot, and sometimes my MacBook Air has issues connecting to some hotel wifi's, while my Android phone connects fine. Also, I have a Lenovo Android tablet that ...
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How to control mplayer/vlc (under Debian) via lirc from Android

I installed lirc, and stared it with systemctl lirc start. Edited the /etc/lirc/hardware.conf as follows, and added ~/.lircrc and ~/.lirc/mplayer as follows. Installed several LIRC clients for Android ...
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Backup chat history from Viber on Android or Viber on Desktop

I'm curious how to back up user history (with icons, photos, time and everything) from Viber installed on Android or Android on my Desktop. The best way I guess would be exporting it as html with ...
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Android SDK Manager and Android Studio disagree about the SDK path… What do I do?

So I had Android SDK Manager install the android SDK here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk Now I install Android Studio, and it wants to know where it should put the SDK. So I pointed it ...
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Exchanging input data between shell scripts

I have a simple shell script to run in Android adb shell. while true; do read var1 echo $var1 > /data/local/tmp/debug.txt am force-stop $var1 done It works ok if I enter a value in ...
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How to control Mobile Hotspot of Android in Pebble?

One of my most common activities is to create a mobile hotspot. I would like to control this by my smartwatch Pebble. I browsed the Pebble store but did not find anything relevant by the search ...
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OpenVPN Connect (Android): How to allow local traffic to bypass VPN

I use the OpenVPN Connect app on my Android devices to route my internet traffic through commercial VPN Service providers (Private Internet Access and IPVanish). I can access the internet through the ...
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How to prevent Misfit from informing about failed syncs in Pebble?

I am using Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 (Android 5.0.1 with kernel 3.4.0-6069869) and MisFit v3.3 with Pebble Classic (firmware v. 2.9.1, hardware V3R3). I receive many failed syncs daily. I would ...
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unable to control taskbar audio control with keyboard media keys

I am streaming music from phone to computer via bluetooth. I have a bluetooth audio control in my taskbar that doesn't respond to windows media key commands - play/pause, next, prev. any ideas on ...
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My Bluetooth Keyword range greatly decrease when connected to android tv Sony bravia

A few month back I brought a Android TV Sony Bravia w80c I use wireless keyboard and mouse on my laptop and the range for them is almost I can sit last corner or the last room it still works, but when ...
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I cannot forward e-mail to SMS

I have found that (example number) 1115556789@txt.att.net works by manually e-mailing. If I use a forwarding rule, it does not work. My rule is Apply this rule after the message arrives, forward it to ...
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How to disable the back button on an HTC One [closed]

I've got an HTC one and recently it has started to continuously press the back button randomly (intervals between 0.5s - 10s) without me touching it. It has no screen protector on it and no dirt. ...
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Transferrig downloaded files from droid Maxx to PC causes glitches and sometimes causes Windows Explorer to crash

When trying to cut and paste the contents of the downloads folder of my Droid Maxx (running android 4.4.4) to my PC (Windows 7 64 bit) I frequently experience one or more of the following errors: ...
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Streaming Android audio on Win 10 over Bluetooth?

I've set up windows 10 on two LENOVO laptops (G50-70, Z51-70). I tried to stream audio from my SAMSUNG Galaxy Note||, unfortuntly, it is working on G50-70 but isn't on Z51-70. Any sugesstions?
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Android Xamarin I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone

I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone(like we do in Web Application with dll files, without installing software we can use it ) Or If we can set safari as ...
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how to can update Honor 3C 4G (H30-L02) to android 5.1.1?

phone model: Huawei Honor 3C 4G (H30-L02) how to can update Honor 3C 4G (H30-L02) to android 5.1.1? file download Please explain in detail. thanks
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Chuwi hi8 stuck on Intel Inside logo

I hope that I am at the right place to ask this question. Yesterday, when I tried to install xposed framework, everything works well until reboot. It's stuck on intel inside logo now. To not be ...
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Android Studio stucks on the splash screen after patching the upgrade

I downloaded android-studio-ide-143.2443734-windows.zip (Android studio 2.0 ) patch file to upgrade my current IDE (I'm using windows 7 32 bit). I know that this version is multiple times faster, ...
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Smart Phone Flash Tool Remain 0 percent

I have a Lenovo A3000 tablet and I want to flash it (Reinstalling firmware?). So I download my tablet driver and MT65XX Preloader drivers for Windows. After installing all of them, when I click on ...
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OSX & Android - Laptop audio to phone

I have the same problems with Bluetooth headphones as this: https://www.reddit.com/r/osx/comments/2wls74/macbook_pro_bluetooth_headphones_barely_works/ It seems to be a pretty common issue and ...
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Can an Open WIFI Hotspot be created to connect to a Password Protected Wifi

I'm using an old device that can't connect to my WPA2-AES protected router. I know I can change the router settings to use WEP and the device will work, but seems like a rather unsafe way of doing it. ...
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How to modify HTTP Responses on android?

I have an Android Device which is capable of running both Linux And Android Side by side, I need to keep checking the packets being sent by the device to a particular domain, And when the domain meets ...
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Smartphone turns off my monitor when placed on a specific position? [duplicate]

I am not sure what the hell is going on, neither I know where to ask. For me it looks like phenomenon, but it often ends up being completely explanatory. I've discovered that if I place my SAMSUNG ...
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How do I enable touchscreen in bochs?

I wanted my android tablet to work like a surface pro (using an x86 emulator, of course). I have done all the preparations, installed windows 8.1 on my c.img file, but, I just couldn't work out one ...
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ADB Over network on a Hotspot serve by Mac Machine

I have a Windows machine and an android phone connected to a Hotspot served by a Mac machine. I am unable to ping the IP Address of Android phone from Windows machine. I am trying to use ADB Over ...
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Twitter sns not working/syncing

I downloaded the android twitter app, and after logging in I'm asked to allow syncing with other apps, which I allow. Then I'm told "unable to do this action", and am asked to allow again, and again. ...
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Connecting my phone to my computer?

This is my first question on superuser, and I would really appreciate your help on this issue: The problem: My device isn't getting detected in android studio The solution: Install the correct usb ...
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The videos downloaded from my phone onto my laptop do not work smoothly

I recently upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 and I think that after the update, any videos I try to play on my laptop do turn on, but the voice is fidgety and robotic. I can't hear anything on the ...
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Windows Photos is importing more than the pictures I took

I'm using the auto import feature of Windows 10 app Photos so that when I connect my Nexus 5 to my pc in PTP mode it starts importing. It works great, but I would love it if it could just import the ...