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Andy - “Cannot read the virtual machine configuration file.”

I've installed Andy Android emulator on my Windows Vista laptop, but every time I run it, it says: Cannot read the virtual machine configuration file. I thought that a factory reset of the VM ...
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Completely reflashing galaxy tab 3?

How to completely erase (no more partitions) and reinstall android on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3? The digitizer went out about a month after I changed. I unplugged the new digitizer and plugged it back ...
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How to get WiFi direct working on Windows 10?

My phone running Android 6.0 supports WiFi direct, and it is straight forward how to use it from the UI. But, I can't say the same about Windows 10. I can't find an option to connect via WiFi direct ...
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Cannot start Visual Studio Emulator for Android: InvalidArguments (3)

When I try to start Visual Studio Emulator, it fails with the following error in the log: 3> 12/07/2016 21:29:04 : [Critical] An error occured while creating 'VS Emulator 5 KitKat (4.4) XXHDPI ...
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Google contacts sync issue

I have Lenovo Vibe K5. I have several contacts in my Google account, and tried to sync them to my phone. But, a weird issue happened. Contacts with same name (with possible permutations) were not ...
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Error during Kali Linux Android install

I'm trying to install Kali on a Samsung Tab S with Linux Deploy and during install it threw up the following error: Can anyone tell me how to get it working? Edit : Sorry about the low quality ...
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SONY KDL-55W808C doesn't recognize SAMBA shares

I was wondering if anyone in the Superuser community was able to get SONY's KDL-55W808C Android 5.x TV to recognize and connect to SAMBA shares using stock apps, like e.g. Video. In my setup SAMBA is ...
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IP forwarding for kde connect

I want to forward a KDE connect connection from my desktop to an android phone, which are not in the same network. KDE connect uses the Ports 1714-1764 on tcp/udp and broadcasts to find the device in ...
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How to configure appium for anroid automation

I have install Appium and SDK for android automation but am not sure about how to configure the environment in appium and how to configure SDK manager. Help me to achieve this !!! Thanks in advance !!!...
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Android Bluetooth Refuses to Connect

So, I'm using a Windows 10 and an android Kitkat. I'm trying to connect them via Bluetooth. I can do it once, but then once I've disconnected them, there's no way to reconnect them. Eventually it does ...
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Zsh does not complete adb remote (Phone) filenames

I'm using Arch Linux with zsh and zsh-completions installed. When Tab is pressed on adb pull like so: $ adb pull <Tab>, what I see as completion suggestion are filenames of my laptop bin ...
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Stuck At [A N D R O I D root@x86:/ #] in Virtualbox

I'm just having problem installing Androidx86 Marshmallow Version in Virtualbox, yes installation was success but whenever I am booting with it, I always receive this message.. input_data: 0x0151c101 ...
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Android device is not showing in PC

From yesterday onwards, my Samsung S4 is not showing anymore in my PC. Infact, all android devices are not showing. Below is what I get when I connect my S4. I installed Samsung drivers also ...
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Why do photos I imported using Windows 10 Phone Companion have much lower resolution?

I've been using phone companion to transfer photos and videos from my android cell phone. Everything seemed to be going fine but I'm looking at some photos again and they're at a much smaller ...
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Windows 10 Amazon Fire Mobile Phone USB File Transfer

So with Amazon's fire phone you have two options when you plug it in you can either choose "Photo Transfer" or "File Transfer", If you choose Photo Transfer in This PC or My Computer where all the ...
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virtual box google service stopped

I just installed Android 4.4 on my Virtualbox, but when I want to start Google play I get this error: I thought it was because I had no internet connection. So I searched how to enable internet but ...
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Android Device cannot connect to apache server via “hostednetwork”

I was created server in cmd "netsh wlan" etc. On first computer I have xampp with running apache server . When I connect other computer to my "hostednetwork", I can get the "localhost" from the ...
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Cross fading and concating videos in FFmpeg

newbie in FFmpeg Library . I added cross fade effect between 2 videos using command of FFmpeg : input 1 : big_buck.mp4 input 2 : big_buck.mp4 generated Output with cross fading : result.mp4 ...
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Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one

Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one. My Linux Mint 17 desktop gets an IP via DHCP (wired network). Do you habe any hints where the problem is possible lying? Where and how should I ...
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Run automated tasks on network computer from Android

Is there a way to automate remote tasks (like opening an app or printing) located on a remote Windows 10 computer from a Android device ?
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How to print a barcode model on a computer from Android, Windows RT or iPad 1 device using network barcode printer?

My problem is this : I have Bartender, which is a barcode editor and printer software on my computer. I need my employee to print a barcode label on a network barcode printer (Toshiba B-EXT4T1) using ...
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DigiCal Calendar doesn't work with Office 365 account in Android

I intend to use DigiCal Calendar with my Office 365 account. When I open the app and choose to add a new calendar account, I can pick Microsoft accounts like Office 365, Outlook and Exchange. I ...
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Google now on tap includes image search capability in it new updates. Is it effective?

I'm new in Android app development. Recently I knew Now on Tap adding some new features. So I want to know more about its. Google now on tap includes image search capability in it new updates. Is it ...
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How to make a shortcut of Magic Rush installed on Bluestack?

I'm stuck with this problem. My bluestack has not made a shortcut for the Magic Rush, it can't be found in folder MyApps. I know I must make shortcut from HD-RunApp but I don't know the command. ...
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How do I preserve file dates when transfering files from Android to Ubuntu 14

When I copy files (jpegs) from my Android phone to Ubuntu 14 the file date is always set to the current time. This happens whether I use FX explorer, Airdroid, SSHDroid, or a USB cable. This looks ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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port forwarding from android device to Desktop

I need to establish a reverse_tcp connection on my desktop with local ip 192.168.2.40 in port 4444 I dont have a router or modem. I use my android mobile to establish connection (via USB tethering) ...
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How to tunnel whole android traffic SSH?

Let's say I have an SSH server, I want to tunnel my android traffic through that server without installing any VPN service on my server. I am able to port forward my SSH on a Socks 5 proxy. Then I ...
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Android Phone connecting to router cause timeout of other devices

I'm having a very weird problem regarding my wireless router. I bought it a month ago (it's a TPLink, model TD-W8960N) and everything was going fine, until today, weh I got home, I connected my phone ...