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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 ...
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Recover incomplete download in Android Open Source Project

I am trying to sync the following repo repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b gingerbread and then repo sync my problem is that repo sync stuck at fetching projects 99 ...
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Android apps doesn't sync over WiFi

"Network Manager" (Mint 17.1) can create a WiFi hotspot for Android phone if you use the option the «Create a Wireless Hotspot». Until recently, this hotspot worked fine, but now i have a problem. ...
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What is the use of private ip address in Android mobile?

I was able to see my private IP address in my Android phone. While goggling what is my ip I got my public IP. As per my knowledge, In case of broadband connection Public IP is assigned by ISP and ...
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Use Genymotion/Andy without Host-Only Network Adapter?

Genymotion and Andy require Virtualbox Host-Only Network Adapter, however my computer is unable to install the driver correctly. Note that Android x86 works well with default NAT network settings. ...
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Does WD My Cloud Android app cache photos and videos to the local device?

The WD My Cloud Android app describes itself as "free up space on your mobile devices with direct photo and video uploads". If I have photos on my My Cloud, and I use the app to view them on my ...
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microsd locked write protected after installing kitkat

I've tried all programs whether it's Windows or Mac to get my microsd to be reformatted. I was able to back up all of my information however, the sd card won't format. I've tried Disk Utility, ...
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Remote or wireless access to XBMC (android box or RPi) from Win8 PC

I am trying to gather information on setting up an XBMC Android TV box (or using RPi) and I am looking to what I want to do with it since it will replace me home video server. With My home server I ...
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How do I transfer epub files from iMac to Samsung Galaxy Tab 4?

Have 2 iMacs, one running 10.10.1, the other 10.4.11. My old Nook can be plugged into either, and I can drag-and-drop my epubs onto my Nook. Just got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. No longer able to ...
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How to transfer files between OSX and Android phone wireless?

I have MacBook running OSX 10.10.1 and Android 4.4 phone (Sony Z3 Compact). Both devices are connected thru Wi-Fi to the same router. Is there any way to easily transfer files wireless between them? ...
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Share internet connection from windows to android via bluetooth

I have an internet connection via ppoe, which works on my pc. My pc is connected to the router via wifi, and I don't think I have a second wifi card (and I don't have an ethernet cable - so I can't ...
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Google chrome language changed in android. How to get English back?

The solutions posted for desktop don't work. The language is set to Tamil. Chrome://chrome/settings/languages does not open in android. What to do to get back English in android?
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How I can reverse-tether my android tablet using my phone’s mobile broadband connection via bluetooth, without rooting?

I have a GSM phone. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my provider in a list on the laptop to autocomplete the ...
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Android virtual router

I just bought a chromecast and unfortunately it requires at least three devices; 1- The Chromecast 2- A device to control the chromecast (in my case a Tablet) 3- A WiFi router I was ...
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How to recover deleted video file in Android 4.4.2 [closed]

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition tablet with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat on it. I accidentally deleted big video file (~ 4Gb in size) which was very important for me :( File was stored on ...
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Pages from specific web server fail to load on Android browser

I have a weird problem I can't get a handle on. No page from the site http://www.donegalnow.com will load in the default Android browser. All pages from the same site load using Chrome for Android and ...
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Fix damaged MicroSD card that cannot be formatted

I have, not one but two microSD cards that my phone (Samsung Galaxy Young, Gingerbread OS) seem to have broken. One is 1GB and the other is 2GB. The 1GB one won't be formatted. When I put the 1GB one ...
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How to get a copy of my notes in my Sony Xperia T?

I have been trying to get a copy of my notes on my Sony Xperia T for a while now. Looking at all the posts (of sometimes really desperate people) on the internet, this is clearly not as simple a task ...
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How to I add a “confirmation on close” option to an android AVD

I have unfortunately gotten into the habit of clicking on the X to close the android emulator (AVD) when I really wanted to just minimize it or something - can I make it do a "are you sure" pop-up, or ...