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How to change android system language if morelocale2 does not work

I recently bought a chinese smartphone (SM-G3858) and there are only 3 languages available. English, Chinese and Korean. I tried to add another language (e.g. german) with the app morelocale2 and ...
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understanding apache server playback

I just setup an apache-2.4.7 server on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. You can navigate the file directory external to the LAN and successfully play media using google chrome, firefox, and safari on windows ...
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Android MTP Unrecognized

Ive come here as I dont know what else to do. Some time ago I installed cyanogenmod in my Samsung S3 and everything worked just fine while accessing it from windows. All drivers were installed and ...
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windows 8, galaxy s5 Android 4.4.2 synergy troubleshoot

I want to share Windows 8 Desktop PC keyboard and Mouse with my Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.2 rooted. Can connect Android Client with Server Version 1.5.0 But when i move mouse to Galaxy S5, doesn't show ...
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How sync tasks created in the S5 with the Google Apps Calendar task list?

When I add a Task in my S5 phone, I cant see it (the Task) using Google Apps Calendar Web UI. When I add an Event, the data is synchronized without problem and I can see it almost immediately Google ...
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How to access Developer Tools in Chromium for Android?

I was reading this question, regarding Chromium binaries, and followed the link from one of the answers to the Chromium AppSpot Download. To my delight, it has pre-compiled binaries for several ...
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Slow filesystem when connecting S4 to PC

my S4 is almost full and i wanted to delete some stuff. I store my main camera pictures on the SD and deleted all other pictures from programs such as Whatsapp, this only was a couple 100MB max. Now i ...
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Prevent Windows XP From Creating New Network Names when Tethering with Android

I've seen the answer to this question for Windows 7, but when I try to apply it to Windows XP it doesn't work. I entered the IP address and the subnet mask, then change the name of the connection. ...
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Configure UART GPS module for Friendlyarm nanopc-t1 on Android

I have a NanoPC-t1 device and I'm running Android 4.2.2 on it. I want to install my gy-gps6MV2 module and make it work as the device GPS. Do I need root access? (I already tried to root device with ...
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android x86 4.4 RC2 will not connect to a Wi-Fi Network

Whenever I start my Android x86 4.4 RC2 (Installation not Virtual), I try to connect to the internet but it stays on "Turning on Wi-Fi" and the Wi-Fi button looks grayed out (not iOS but it's grayed ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to run adb command through a script

As the title says, I'm trying to find how to run adb commands through a pre-written script (such as how .bat and .vbs files work) so I can make a semi automatic program to pull some files from my ...
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CMD/ADB - Autorun script to search, copy, and paste a file from android system to flash drive

I've looked around and can't find anything that answers my question. This is my first question, so any tips or thoughts are welcome, as well as an answer :p As explained in title, i want to create a ...
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Error in eclipse on run android project

I am trying to get a simple hello world android project working in eclipse using an android emulator. I have been using the examples on developer.android.com. I actually did have a hello world app ...
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Firefox Android - Save as PDF with multiple pages

I am using the save as PDF functionality from Firefox Android. Even when there are manual page breaks, it tries saving the document as a single page. Any way to get it to print multiple pages ( as ...
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nmap recognizes android device not in a scan area of more than 3 ips

this page was recommended to me by stackoverflow therefore I ask my question again here. I have performed some nmap scans, yet I have found out, that the scan over a larger area provides more ...
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Unable to install drivers of any kind of device on windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is unable to install drivers. First, I wanted to install Android ADB drivers for my Chinese Android Phone. I downloaded the relevant drivers from the manufacturers site and enabled USB ...
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App “Hay Day” doesn't start in Genymotion

I'm trying to run the app "Hay day" in Genymotion. I used this guide to install the play store. Then, I installed hay day from the play store. I did not make any other changes to the virtual system. ...
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android.bat is not recognized as an internal or external command

I have setup up the environment for cocos2d-x. I have edited the create-android-project.bat file according to my Cygwin, SDK and NDK locations. Now when I try to create a new cocos2d-x project double ...
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How to setup an Android emulator from Android SDK?

I have downloaded Android SDK latest version and I have got a zip file. After extracting it I got "SDK manager.exe" file instead of "SDK setup.exe file. The tools that are needed to install only the ...
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Sharing MTP media on Windows LAN?

I've read a few articles and gather that Android MTP devices (Kitkat tablet without separate SD card) technically is incapable of working in USB Mass Storage Mode at a firmware/OS level (wrong ...
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Android Emulator hangs on boot

I am using the Android Emulator on Mac, provided in the Google ADT Bundle for Android Development, and it has been going fine until recently, it stopped working. Attempting to launch one of my virtual ...
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Mount usb storage on Nexus 4 from Ntfs

How do I mount usb storage to fat32 or exFat on Nexus 4? Many of the mounter apps I tried specified app not compatible for Nexus 4 in the description itself. I could connect my mouse through OTG cable ...
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Practical use for Laptop NFC

I have a computer with NFC and a Google Galaxy Nexus. Both support NFC. Unfortunately, Google has failed to come up with any way to use them, too much noise around the keyword nfc. Can I transfer ...
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Dual WiFi Access Point Setup with Android

I have 2 identical (model, firmware, etc) 802.11n WiFi routers acting as WiFi Access Points by having both configured with the same SSID, password, security type, etc but different wireless channels ...
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USB: error 0x000007d1

Is there any way to fix error 0x000007di? It occurs when I plug in phone USB. I'm using Windows 8. What I want to do is to root my Android phone when I connect it. It feels like everything's fine ...
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Terminal export command, not valid identifier command (android related)

I am following the instructions here: http://gauss.ececs.uc.edu/Courses/c6053/lectures/PDF/environ.pdf On page three, under "Compile the kernel" I am trying to run the following command (with the ...