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understanding mixer_paths.xml file entries

I have a Zenwatch 2, smartwatch capable of acting as a bluetooth headset, it has speaker and mic - Knight Rider like phoning is possible. Unfortunately the sound on bluetooth is not good, like ...
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Port a domain address to a LAN address [migrated]

In an Android device, is it possible to port a URL such as www.example.com to a local network address such as 192.168.0.2:8081? Do I need to install an application on that device?
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Andyroid wont start correctly

I am currently having a problem with using the Andy android emulator. Initially I had an error when starting the program which which said there was an error in starting the render sever thread. After ...
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How to configure Grub for Android-x86

I have: Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 (jessie) installed on old Gygabyte laptop. Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Android media playback - mp3 (and ogg) sound is distorted from phone speakers

I have lately been converting audio cassettes to digital sound, using Audacity. I am successful with many of them, but I encounter a peculiar problem during some of these conversions, that no web ...
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Suddenly I can't connect all of my Wi-Fi devices

I'm facing a very strange problem with my home network. I own five Wi-Fi devices: a desktop PC (connected using this Sitecom dongle) running Windows 10 a notebook running Windows 10 an Android ...
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How to pass arguments to blend filter FFMPEG

I am trying to merge 5 images and create a blinking video after combining them.I have successfully applied fade-in fade-out effect for them. FFMPEG is still fairly new to me. Here is the command I ...
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How can I access my “Camera” photos on my Nexus 5x? [closed]

I'm looking to backup all of my photos off of my Nexus 5x. I have auto-backup turned on, but I like backing my photos up in more than one way. In the past, I've just connected my phone to my computer, ...
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Jenkins Android build tools v23.0.3 BUILD FAILED

I am facing issue with Jenkins automation build for android. I have updated the build-tools from 22.1.0 to 23.0.3, and compile sdk to 23 from 22. All the dependencies are updated to 23 Installed ...
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Recover data from my damaged phone

I need to recover data from my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. S(M-9005). Last night I dropped it and it restarted. Now its staying in boot loop for 4-5 mins and then starts. But after that, the screen stays ...
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Android; xclip alternative

Android uses surfaceflinger instead of X11. By extension, this means that xutils like xclip won't work. How can I copy to the Android system clipboard from pipes, stdout, etc. in a similar fashion?
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How to see number of downloads of an app? [closed]

How can i see number of downloads of my app in Google Play Store? On the app page there is that inaccurate counter that says 100-500, it could mean 101 or 300 i don't know.
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Act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device

Is there a possibility to act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device so that no software needs to be installed on the smartphone?
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Synchronize the time between Raspberry Pi and android

I use a raspberry pi with a Bluetooth dongle to simulate a beacon. I want to measure the time needed for a mobile app to detect the ID of a beacon when I change it in the raspberry. So the time ...
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Why doesn't the Android Studio splash screen disappear?

I installed Android Studio (as of 5/8/2016) on Windows 7. The installer seemed to work fine and the application even showed up in Control Panel > Programs and Features > uninstall list. However, ...
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how can i remotely control my android tablet?

device // tablet - nexus 7 2013 wi-fi model android version - 6.0.1 rooted - no device // laptop operating system - microsoft windows 10 pro 64-bit so with this little info about my devices how can ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to chrome inspect devices in Windows?

In Chrome, the icon to the left of the URL can be dragged to the desktop to create a shortcut to a web location. How can I create a similar shortcut to chrome://inspect/#devices? Using the same ...
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Chrome Data Compression Proxy on Android

I saw a post detailing how to build a Firefox add-on for desktop which allowed it to route traffic through Chrome's Data Compression proxy, but I was wondering if anyone could do something similar ...
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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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CMAKE missing internal variables

I am trying to compile a library called linphone-android, the source files come with a prepare.py file that autoconfigures and makes the project along with its submodules into Jni Libraries. The ...
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Why “Unfortunately your app has stopped” message appears in emulator in genymotion and how to avoid it

I'm completely a beginner to android , I'm using android studio and I use genymotion as my vertual device . whenever i create a project and runs(even without coding anything) it shows messge saying " ...
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Synchronize Time in Linux

I want to synchronize the time between my android device and a raspberry pi. My android is synchronized automatically from the internet ( GMT + 2). I used this code to get the ntp server. final ...
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Open VPN Android/IOS client does not route traffic

I have open vpn server running on a raspberrypi with debian jessie. And it works fine with the open vpn client for windows. But the same ovpn file configuration that works for windows 7 does not seem ...
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How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
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Run script without typing sh on Android

I wanna run my script which is located in system/bin and permissions is 755. With sh myscript there is no problem but myscipt or ./myscript doesn't work even if the pwd output is /system/bin. On ...
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How to use a Note 4 and its pen on a PC?

I have a Galaxy Note 4 which has a pen - this is really useful for drawing. I would like very much to use this for applications on a PC (Windows 10), typically Skype for Business whiteboard and ...
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Some kind of “encrypted” QR codes? [closed]

I'm looking of some kind of solution that enables me to print some kind of "encrypted" QR codes, so scanning of it with regular QR-code reader will display non-sense, but scanning with some "special" ...
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how to create android source mirror?

I want create mirror copy of android source. From where other developer of my team can download locally from that mirror server code using SSH from server. I use following command for create mirror ...
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How to remount /system on android device as rw?

I am trying to remount the /system as a rw file system so I can push some files into /system/framework. It is an android emulator running Android 6.0 x86 image. $ mount ... /dev/block/vda /system ...
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OpenVPN Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69

On Arch Linux I run OpenVPN 2.3.9 server and I get this error "Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69" I run the client on a rooted Motorola XT1039 android lollipop 5.1 and I use official "OpenVPN ...
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Delete (not backspace) on Android keyboard [closed]

I can't find delete button on android keyboard (not backspace). How to proceed delete action? Should I setup something?
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Which namespaces of xattrs a non root user can set in android?

I know it isn’t possible to setsecurity.capabilitiesattributes without uid 0 or CAP_SETFCAP. However I was unable to find a complete list of what namespaces of names are allowed or what are those ...
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How can I connect samsung galaxy S6 to virtual machine Windows Server 2012

I connected samsung S6 to virtual machine Windows Server 2012 windows 8 but I received the message: USB device not recognized. I have installed the driver to the machine. I can connect Samsung S4 ...
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Unable to use Actual Internal Storage after formatting SD card as Internal Storage

One thing I don't know whether it is a bug or what. I am unable to resolve is: When I formatted SD card as Internal Storage to use my 32GB SD card as Internal Storage, then after restart only SD Card ...
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VNC Meta key not working with realVNC server+viewer android on Mac OS X

I'm using realVNC server on Mac OS X (VNC® Server 5.3.1 (r17370) x64) and VNC viewer on Android from realVNC. I use emacs in Terminal and iTerm2, where I normally set option to Meta, but this does ...
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Viewing video's on location from multiple devices

I'm not sure if i placed this question in the right community, my apologies if it's wrong. We have made video lessons that are on Youtube (and our NAS) at the moment. We want to go on location (...
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Unstable MTP mount Android device on Linux

I have Linux Mint 17.1 (rebecca) MATE edition and a HTC One mini 2. My computer is able to mount the device, and I sometimes get access to both the internal memory and the SD card in the phone. ...
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You do not have permission to access this device : Samsung Galaxy Mega USB connection with Windows 7 laptop

I have connected my Samsung Galaxy Mega phone to Windows 7 laptop. I could see my phone icon in 'My computer' window. When I click on the phone icon, it displays "You do not have permission to access ...
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VLC Media Player Desktop Streaming Optimization

I need to stream my Desktop over HTTP using VLC Media Player. My requirement is to achieve the streaming delay less than 1s. Now I am achieving delay of about 3-5 seconds. What Options(...
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GitHub error on new repository

I am using Github for the first time in android studio. I shared the project on github using import into version control but I am unable to see my files on the repository created. Please help Android ...
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Access bluetooth RFCOMM through android terminal

I would like to access to RFCOMM to set up a bluetooth virtual serial port on my Android device using the terminal. I do have root permissions on my android device. When I type "rfcomm" in the ...
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public key authentication not working with “ssh/sftp Daemon” on android

I can sftp to my android device using password. However i can not set up this using public key auth. $ ssh -vvv root@192.168.1.10 SSHD Server debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,...
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cant open enc format files transfared from android phone to pc

I transferred my images from the phone to desktop pc running with windows and some of the files have .enc format and i can't open them because of that. how can I solve this please?
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...
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How to use bluetooth controller connected to an Android phone on my PC?

I have a bluetooth controller connected to an Android device. How do I use this setup to pass the game controller button presses to my computer since it doesn't have bluetooth. So basically, I want to ...
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JVM variable not set correctly enough for Android Studio

Having trouble firing up android studio. I get the following message: The environment variable JAVA_HOME (with the value of ?C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_79\jre and every other variation I can guess)...
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Shell script Copy file from one directory to another not working

Hi I am trying to automate the android build system through jenkins. Here I am trying to copy the image file from one directory to another directory but always getting " No such file or directory" ...
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Windows 8.1 keeps disconnecting from android devices from usb

I have Lenovo Z50 with Windows 8.1 it has 2 usb 2.0 and 1 usb 3.0 ports. All of the usb ports keeps disconnecting from android devices, I have tried different cables with 4 different android devices ...
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I am trying to get Ubuntu 12.04 to run on my Nook simple touch, but it keeps throwing me the error below

This is the error it keeps throwing me `Fatal kernel too old` My kernel isLinux localhost 2.6.29-omap1 #27 PREEMPT Thu Sep 27 19:12:38 CEST 2012 armv7l GNU/Linux Could there be something wrong ...