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Need assistance SECURELY accessing home network from Android device

First I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecure method and is exactly the solution I a trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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Is there a way to estimate the current life of my ancient phones battery? [closed]

I have a 3 year old S2 and I wonder if there is a way to estimate how much weaker than new the battery is right now? Something like a percentage (50% of new) or effective capacity(1000 mAh). Is this ...
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Stuck in a bootloop

I am stuck in a bootloop for my Freelander PX2. After I tried to extend the internal storage (I have rooted the device successfully), I used the wrong argument and caused the device to be in a ...
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Galaxy s2 phone connects and disconnects from laptop

I'm trying to transfer files between my galaxy s2 and laptop via usb. When I connect it to anything other than usb 3.0, there is no "usb connected" notice but it shows that its charging. When I plug ...
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Error in Creating Android Project Using Cocos2d

When i am trying to create the project using cocos2dx i am getting this error of cygwin.Even though my path is correct for cygwin which is C:\cygwin\bin.My project is created but it is missing few ...
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I broke my internet after tethering wifi with phone over usb

So a while ago, I was at a house with my laptop and my phone. I wanted to access the wifi on my computer, so I plugged in my phone via USB and activated USB tethering on my nexus 5. Worked like a ...
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Using amerge filter in FFMPEG throwing error

I am using FFMPEG to overlay two audios using amerge. I am getting following error : No Opaque field provided, an AVABufferSinkParams struct is required I am using ffmpeg.so file in my ...
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Can't Connect To VNC Server Through One Specific Wireless Access Point

I hope somebody can help me make sense of this: I have wireless access on my home router. In another part of the house, I have a wireless access point connected to my LAN (because it was out of range ...
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How are .exe files managed in windows? [closed]

I have a project I am currently working on that involves trying to add MS-DOS functionality to Android 4.1.2 KitKat, also allowing .exe files to be executed. I only have one problem: I cannot seem to ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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How to switch from Firefox OS to Android on my Geeksphone Revolution?

I have (Arch) Linux, Windows 7 and the Geeksphone Revolution. I changed the OS on my phone to Firefox OS, and now wish to change back to Android. I don't know much about Android, and can't find out ...
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Extracting files from busted Android phone

I have a busted android phone, manufactured by a brazilian company. It broke within five months, but it still hold lots of info (such as contacts and apps) that I'd like to retrieve. They are not in ...
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Can't install PhoneGap

tried the instructions carefully but still wont let me install using node command line. searching with other post but still wont solve the problem I am new so please bear with me :( please help me ...
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Using scp to transfer files to an android device

SSHDroid lets an android device function as an ssh server. vSSH is an ssh client for android devices. I have a file on a remote server that I want to transfer to my android device over ssh, only ...
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AndroVM-About WhatsApp settings and Background processes of the AndroVM

I'm using AndroVM on Virtual-box. And I have a question about WhatsApp and the emulator itself. In windows I use BlueStacks and there inside WhatsApp I have settings icon to customize WhatsApp such ...
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USER field in ps command(android env)

In android environment, What does USER in the ps command indicate? ps USER PID PPID VSIZE RSS WCHAN PC NAME root 1 0 748 608 c0267708 0001b95c S /init Here ...
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Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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How to get 300Mpbs link speed on 802.11n [duplicate]

I know that "link speed", is not the same as actual throughput, but shouldn't 1x 802.11n channel (20Mhz) at "Excellent" 100% signal strength connect at 150Mpbs link speed? I was configuring my Asus ...
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How to get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices [duplicate]

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
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How to fix micro SD card

I have a 16 GB micro SD card in my android smartphone, and lately it has been acting funny. When I attempted to view the files on my computer (Macbook pro OS 10.9) using a USB adapter, it did not show ...
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Cannot open Android SDK Manager or Android Emulator Manager after new installations

Today I installed the Xamarin Studio 5.1 update for Windows. Afterwards, I installed all of the latest API's and build tools in the Android SDK Manager. Now the Android SDK Manager or the Android ...
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devmem: can't open '/dev/mem': Permission denied

I have 2 phones (Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat) which I already rooted and have root access to the phones. Previously, on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE I9505 running Android ...
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Opening a Samsung Kies .SME file on PC Without Access to Samsung Phone

I have searched high and low for an answer to my question. I backed up some SMS files, using Samsung Kies, I no longer have a Samsung device (hence can't restore it, etc.) but need the data from ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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How to manage virtual Ethernet interface (NDIS) with cmd

I frequently use the usb tethering function of my android smartphone. If the network manager establishes the connection, the network gets almost every time a new Network name (started with "Network 1" ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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Unable to delete folder on Windows 8

I am struggling to delete a directory using Windows 8. There is a directory that is used by Eclipse/ADT to developer android apps. It is in my user folder (c:\Users\Mark.android). I have tried the ...
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Installing APKs without sdcard or adb

My phone's sdcard reader and usb port are broken. How can I install apks? (no root) I have tried airdroid, dropbox, webhosting and more, but it does not work. My phone has custom android 2.3.3 and it ...
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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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Installing cubox hardware specific drivers from android built

I've some issues with some linux builds on cubox-i4pro. I've tried to install: - debian - ubuntu - volumio (a debian oriented on music) and none of these distributions have support for the gpu, the ...
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Developing a videoplayer to play hd files in an embedded device

I need to develop a video player which is capable of playbacking HD videos and supporting variable speed rates. Such a videoplayer will have to be installed on a small device (embedded) equipped with ...
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Can't add Android platform to Cordova project as 'the command “android” failed'

I'm having trouble adding the Android platform to my Cordova project. When attempting to add the platform, I get the following error: Error: The command "android" failed. Make sure you have the ...
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Is there a possibility to control antenna power consumption on iphone/android? [closed]

From what I understand - the worse the "visibility" to the cell is the more power goes to the antenna to send signal. So is it possible to (or are there apps) to setup what the maximum power usage can ...
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how to connect the OpenVpn Server to the android emulator running on the same machine, windows 7

I'm trying to connect openVPN server my computer with the client the emulator. I configured the server by following these steps https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/Easy_Windows_Guide. I then ...
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Import only DCIM from Android phone

I tried to import photos and videos captured with a Nexus mobile phone. The photos and videos are stored in the DCIM folder. I have many more images on the mobile phone, which I do not want to import, ...
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Irritating CTRL and ESC key in connectbot for android

I have a galaxy note 10.1 and a physical blue tooth keyboard that comes with it. I downloaded ConnectBot because I wanted to SSH to my web servers and use VIM to edit html of web pages. VIM is ...
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Many wireless keyboards in one receptor for android

I'm developing an application for Android XBMC (aka Android TV PC) which is controlled by a wireless keyboard. The Android XBMC has only a USB input that receives the keyboard dongle. The problem is ...
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How to setup Android on VirtualBox with host-only adapter

I am trying to setup a test environment of 2 VBox OS, one with Ubuntu, the other with Android KitKat. With Ubuntu, setting up NAT and host-only adapter is a breeze. However, with Android, I tried 2 ...
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iptables error “FIX ME! implement getprotobyname() bionic/libc/bionic/stubs.c”

When I do this rule, the error shows up iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp -m multiport ! --dports 80,443 -j DROP I've also found some solutions. getprotobyname() just converts protocol names like tcp ...
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Run shell script/start Junit test in android without PC/ from SD card

I have a Robotium Test case, which is an instrumental Junit test case, and I can run it from the command line from my pc using the following shell script : adb shell am instrument -w ...
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netstat returns a huge amount of connections

I am having connection problem with my internet connection, it drops really frequently and it is almost impossible to connect to my phone for debugging apps using both wired and wireless connections. ...
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How to block all ports except 80,443 with iptables? [duplicate]

Blocking all ports(in and out) is easy but it's hard with the word "except". I don't know any rules that satisfies the condition. PS: I know this question is nothing new. But in fact, I didn't find ...
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'fail to add torrent' error nexus 5

Trying to use torrent download on nexus 5 modded rom slimkat 4.4. Keep getting error ~ 'falied to add torrent from source target'. Tried using utorrent and ttorrent-lite, and have not had any success. ...
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Android on FPGA

I would like to know is it possible to put android on FPGA specifically Digilent Atlys board which I have ? What would be a better way to learn on installing Android on custom hardware ? I have ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Options to drag and drop with synergy KVM switch?

I am effectively using Synergy between Windows/Linux/Android However, I am trying to find a way to drag and drop. I know I can "just network a drive, and modify a [send to], but honestly, when it ...
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Android phone and Toshiba laptop (Windows 8)

How can I use my computer speakers as extensions to my Android speaker phone?
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Cannot Stat Error When Copying From Android Phone to Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to move a video file from my phone to my harddrive via a script and am running into trouble with permissions. I am using the following command: sudo cp ...
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Why are my Windows shared drives so slow on my Android phone?

I think I've tried two file managers so far on my Galaxy Note 2, ASTRO and ES. Both have the LAN share function. They both do work eventually, but accessing those shared drives on my Windows machines ...