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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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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 ...
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Does the Android “OpenVPN Connect” client app let my tablet to have an connectable IP address

I want to know that would the official Android OpenVPN client app "OpenVPN Connect" provides us an IP address of my Android 4.4.2 tablet so that I could ping it (or use it somehow) from my home ...
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Cannot remove a file

I used Cryptonite to encrypt a file then my device was shutdowned suddenly. Well, I cannot decrypt the file anymore. This's what I catched in the logcat when I try to encrypt the file once again: ...
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VPN connect only for some IP

I have Nexus 7 (2012) 4.4. I add VPN connection. It's successfull work. But I want use VPN connection only to open some IP, for example: 192.168.139.177. All other + DNS I want use default wifi ...
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How can I convert M4V video to MP4 format under my Windows 7? [closed]

I want to convert M4V videos to MP4 format format to play on my Android Tablet. Is there any recommended app for Windows computer?
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Can an infected Android or iOS phone infect a PC running Windows?

I realize that any .apk may not run on Windows via anything other than an emulator, but my instructor insists that it can. Here are my objections: Can I infect the computers at school with my ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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Wireshark does not show wlan traffic of iOs/Android devices (but shows traffic of my others devices)

i am trying to sniff the Wifi traffic of my home network. for that, i run Backtrack LiveCD on a laptop with a DLINK AirPlus DWL g650 wifi adapter. i set my WPA key in wireshark, and running wlan ...
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How can I run an application on my PC but isolated and portable so I can switch PCs when needed

I was looking at dongle mini PCs. I can't seem to find much information on them. What I would like to do is plug in a dongle PC and run an application on it. It would be perfect if it opens up a ...
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gstreamer - can it actually deliver near real-time video?

I'm trying to stream video to an Android tablet, but I can't even get it to have latency under one second on my own machine, let alone introducing networking. The server is the test-launch rtsp ...
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Error whilst initializing SD card on Linux

I have noticed troubles with my microSD card in my Android phone and when I tried to insert it into my Linux laptop, I get the following error in dmesg: [ 247.588279] mmc0: error -123 whilst ...
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Automatic OCR workflow from Android to Windows

I would like the following to happen: I take a picture with my Android phone. Somehow I need to tell the phone that it's a receipt, and not a picture of something else. The picture gets OCR-ed and ...
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Bash on android [closed]

I have a rooted sony z2 smartphone and I'm able to run sh scripts, I also have busybox installed but I'm unable to work out how to run bash scripts, I've tried ls -l /bin/bash from terminal and get ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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SSH Bitvise Run As Admin

I want to shutdown my Windows 8 PC via SSH from my Android Phone. I am doing so using Bitvise and an SSH client on my phone. The issue is, the shutdown command requires me to run cmd.exe as an ...
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OpenWRT Android devices slow wifi

I've got my WNDR3700 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530). Everything is working just fine except for one thing. My android devices are all experiencing slow wifi. The ...
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how can I get around the 0x80030001 error when trying to copy files from a set of search results in Windows Explorer?

I'd like to search for mp3 files in a subfolder on my Android phone and copy them to my computer so I can listen to them. These are podcasts. When I use Windows Explorer to do this I get this error ...
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Switching JRE version

I have JDK 1.8.0_05 64 bit, 1.6.0_45 64 bit and 1.6.0_39 32 bit versions installed on a same machine. I am using this machine for Android app development and it was working fine with Native Android ...
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Bluetooth headset in windows needs pairing again after android connection

I have a Philips bluetooth headset. It works well, with both my android phone as well as my windows 8.1 laptop and phone. But one strange thing occurs: on android, I only have to pair once, and can ...
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Is there no install file for Android Studio

I am looking to install Android Studio but all I can find is the .zip file on the site that has the exe's. Is there no install file that adds all the shortcuts and dependencies?
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Android HttpHostConnectException for localhost

i'm new in windows , i'm using webService for real host without any problem, but i can not develop application web service on localhost and i get this error: ...
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Simulating Map Access on Android Emulator

I have an Android application project in which the basic requirement is to mute the phone under particular building, the application shall check coordinates from default google maps installed in the ...
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Installing Moto X 2nd Gen Debug Driver

I have a Windows 7 x64 Ultimate computer and I want to connect my Moto X 2nd Gen (XT1097) in debug mode so I can develop some apps. The problem is, Windows can't find the drivers for my Moto X. I ...
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File transfer freezes upon various type of files via MTP transfer

There is a problem when I try to transfer various type of files to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (latest firmware, os ver. 4.4.4). For now problem occur with .flac and .ogg files, but I'm sure issue isn't ...
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Can I use an Android Phone as a Linux Box? [closed]

Is it possible for me to use my Android phone as a linux development box? E.g. install some sort of package manager such as Apt/Yum followed by GCC, Vim etc. Then I simply connect my phone via USB ...
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download single torrent on multiple platforms without duplicating (or at least minimizing duplication)

I've found similar requests to this, but not quite the same. I have a laptop and an Android, sometimes one has WiFi, sometimes the other, sometimes both. I want to initiate a torrent download (don't ...
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What is the difference between android and droid? [closed]

What is the difference between android and droid? Does Google own Android?
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Shouldn't Android emulator be faster when running on Linux and ARM based PC?

I's a little bit counter intuitive to fully emulate ARM processor and whole operating system when already running inside Linux on ARM.
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Android - Disable GOOGLE APPS auto-update [closed]

I don't like google's calendar new version, so I have revert back to old version but I want to disable the auto update on google store of that app. Problem is that it seems that since it's a google's ...