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Hacked router affecting linux devices

The router of a friend of mine has been hacked, his android phone can't visit webpages with any kind of ads because it gets redirected to another site (this: http/...
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Android Chrome's synced history location on dekstop - extracting history

Since Chrome can't keep record of browsing history past 3 months time which I need, I figured I would have to find a way around it. So what I could think of is to extract history data before Chrome ...
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“Universal” wireless mouse

I have a TV with the MK808 Mini PC running android 4 with wi-fi connection. Usually I control it with a wireless mouse Logitech m505. The problem is that I have paired the mouse with another receiver ...
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Which options to rsync from vfat to vfat

I rsync local mounted vfat partitions. If I use the -a option I get these messages: rsync: chown "/media/new64gb/bar" failed: Operation not permitted (1) rsync: mkstemp "/media/new64gb/Tryo/Grain de ...
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Pebble Watchface with silent mode icon?

The new Pebble 3.8 interface has the new functionality with long press of the left button. I have had a problem that the silent mode stays long time because you cannot notice it from the watchface in ...
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Outlook android app - emails disappear after opening in desktop

I've an issue with my outlook android app: I've set-up an IMAP email account of my website(my personal website/domain). I've also setup outlook(2007) for the same on my desktop. I do receive new ...
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SshDroid SCP: connection refused

I'm trying to copy some files from my PC to my android device, yet I'm having trouble with the transfer. I connected easily using SSHDroid app, but scp returns ssh: Exited : Error connecting : ...
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Win7 locked (user prompt) w/ broken internet gateway : plug in android usb hotspot : will internet networking come up?

A simple but unique question: A) Windows 7 PC is logged on, but locked. eg: waiting at windows 7 user prompt for password. B) Gateway which PC is connected to via WiFi is broken. eg: LAN works, but ...
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Simple way to launch a script on a remote computer from android device

I have a certain script on a desktop/laptop computer (running OS X, but ideally the solution should be cross platform) that I need to trigger remotely from an Android device. I do not want to open up ...
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How to export emails from stock android

The phone (not rooted) is running Lollypop (5.1.1) and the stock email version 8.0 and has nearly 7000 emails that have been pulled down with pop3. The emails are no longer on the server. I am ...
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Is there such a thing as a “WiFi - WiFi adapter”?

Ok here's my problem: I travel a lot, and sometimes my MacBook Air has issues connecting to some hotel wifi's, while my Android phone connects fine. Also, I have a Lenovo Android tablet that ...
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How to control mplayer/vlc (under Debian) via lirc from Android

I installed lirc, and stared it with systemctl lirc start. Edited the /etc/lirc/hardware.conf as follows, and added ~/.lircrc and ~/.lirc/mplayer as follows. Installed several LIRC clients for Android ...
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Backup chat history from Viber on Android or Viber on Desktop

I'm curious how to back up user history (with icons, photos, time and everything) from Viber installed on Android or Android on my Desktop. The best way I guess would be exporting it as html with ...
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Android SDK Manager and Android Studio disagree about the SDK path… What do I do?

So I had Android SDK Manager install the android SDK here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk Now I install Android Studio, and it wants to know where it should put the SDK. So I pointed it ...
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Exchanging input data between shell scripts

I have a simple shell script to run in Android adb shell. while true; do read var1 echo $var1 > /data/local/tmp/debug.txt am force-stop $var1 done It works ok if I enter a value in ...
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How to control Mobile Hotspot of Android in Pebble?

One of my most common activities is to create a mobile hotspot. I would like to control this by my smartwatch Pebble. I browsed the Pebble store but did not find anything relevant by the search "...
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OpenVPN Connect (Android): How to allow local traffic to bypass VPN

I use the OpenVPN Connect app on my Android devices to route my internet traffic through commercial VPN Service providers (Private Internet Access and IPVanish). I can access the internet through the ...
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How to prevent Misfit from informing about failed syncs in Pebble?

I am using Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 (Android 5.0.1 with kernel 3.4.0-6069869) and MisFit v3.3 with Pebble Classic (firmware v. 2.9.1, hardware V3R3). I receive many failed syncs daily. I would ...
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unable to control taskbar audio control with keyboard media keys

I am streaming music from phone to computer via bluetooth. I have a bluetooth audio control in my taskbar that doesn't respond to windows media key commands - play/pause, next, prev. any ideas on ...
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My Bluetooth Keyword range greatly decrease when connected to android tv Sony bravia

A few month back I brought a Android TV Sony Bravia w80c I use wireless keyboard and mouse on my laptop and the range for them is almost I can sit last corner or the last room it still works, but when ...
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I cannot forward e-mail to SMS

I have found that (example number) 1115556789@txt.att.net works by manually e-mailing. If I use a forwarding rule, it does not work. My rule is Apply this rule after the message arrives, forward it to ...
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Transferrig downloaded files from droid Maxx to PC causes glitches and sometimes causes Windows Explorer to crash

When trying to cut and paste the contents of the downloads folder of my Droid Maxx (running android 4.4.4) to my PC (Windows 7 64 bit) I frequently experience one or more of the following errors: -...
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Streaming Android audio on Win 10 over Bluetooth?

I've set up windows 10 on two LENOVO laptops (G50-70, Z51-70). I tried to stream audio from my SAMSUNG Galaxy Note||, unfortuntly, it is working on G50-70 but isn't on Z51-70. Any sugesstions?
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Android Xamarin I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone

I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone(like we do in Web Application with dll files, without installing software we can use it ) Or If we can set safari as ...
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how to can update Honor 3C 4G (H30-L02) to android 5.1.1?

phone model: Huawei Honor 3C 4G (H30-L02) how to can update Honor 3C 4G (H30-L02) to android 5.1.1? file download Please explain in detail. thanks
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Chuwi hi8 stuck on Intel Inside logo

I hope that I am at the right place to ask this question. Yesterday, when I tried to install xposed framework, everything works well until reboot. It's stuck on intel inside logo now. To not be ...
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Android Studio stucks on the splash screen after patching the upgrade

I downloaded android-studio-ide-143.2443734-windows.zip (Android studio 2.0 ) patch file to upgrade my current IDE (I'm using windows 7 32 bit). I know that this version is multiple times faster, ...
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Smart Phone Flash Tool Remain 0 percent

I have a Lenovo A3000 tablet and I want to flash it (Reinstalling firmware?). So I download my tablet driver and MT65XX Preloader drivers for Windows. After installing all of them, when I click on ...
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OSX & Android - Laptop audio to phone

I have the same problems with Bluetooth headphones as this: https://www.reddit.com/r/osx/comments/2wls74/macbook_pro_bluetooth_headphones_barely_works/ It seems to be a pretty common issue and there'...
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Can an Open WIFI Hotspot be created to connect to a Password Protected Wifi

I'm using an old device that can't connect to my WPA2-AES protected router. I know I can change the router settings to use WEP and the device will work, but seems like a rather unsafe way of doing it. ...
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How to modify HTTP Responses on android?

I have an Android Device which is capable of running both Linux And Android Side by side, I need to keep checking the packets being sent by the device to a particular domain, And when the domain meets ...
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Smartphone turns off my monitor when placed on a specific position? [duplicate]

I am not sure what the hell is going on, neither I know where to ask. For me it looks like phenomenon, but it often ends up being completely explanatory. I've discovered that if I place my SAMSUNG ...
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How do I enable touchscreen in bochs?

I wanted my android tablet to work like a surface pro (using an x86 emulator, of course). I have done all the preparations, installed windows 8.1 on my c.img file, but, I just couldn't work out one ...
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ADB Over network on a Hotspot serve by Mac Machine

I have a Windows machine and an android phone connected to a Hotspot served by a Mac machine. I am unable to ping the IP Address of Android phone from Windows machine. I am trying to use ADB Over ...
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Connecting my phone to my computer?

This is my first question on superuser, and I would really appreciate your help on this issue: The problem: My device isn't getting detected in android studio The solution: Install the correct usb ...
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The videos downloaded from my phone onto my laptop do not work smoothly

I recently upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 and I think that after the update, any videos I try to play on my laptop do turn on, but the voice is fidgety and robotic. I can't hear anything on the ...
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Windows Photos is importing more than the pictures I took

I'm using the auto import feature of Windows 10 app Photos so that when I connect my Nexus 5 to my pc in PTP mode it starts importing. It works great, but I would love it if it could just import the ...
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Downgrading sony xperia Z sgp321 to kitkat using flashtool - “wait for flashtool” stuck

I m trying to downgrade from lollipop 5.1.1 to kitkat 4.2.2 because of overall performance issues with lollipop. I follow the instruction, install flashtool, install drivers - fastboot, flashmode, ...
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Android Dual Boot bootmgr is missing

Im trying to dual boot android 5.2 on my HP Slate 500 tablet, i used unetbootin to install the ISO on my pen drive and then restarted and went to the boot menu and selected my usb stick and this ...
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How to enable virtualization without using bios?

I am using android studio.I want to run my app on simulator but it is asking me to install intel haxm,.When i install intel haxm it says that vitualization is not enabled/.To enable virtualization i ...
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Download speed via Wi-Fi (phone) faster than LAN (PC)

Here's my speed on PC/LAN Here's my speed on phone/Wi-Fi Albeit the difference is just 0.10 Mbps, it's been consistently like this for several days during my tests. During this test, router QoS ...
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Changing CPU architecture in build.prop won't effect browser

Web pages using NavigatorObject can query my platform and see that it is armv7l. for testing reasons i need impersonate i686 CPU. when i edit ro.product.cpu.abi at system/build.prop it doesn't change ...
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Gradle build takes a long time to complete in Android Studio

I'm facing an issue in the android studio, whenever I create a new project the Gradle Build or Sync takes hours to get completed. I'll be using both emulator and device to run the app. My system ...
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android fastboot lists nothing(Debian)

hi im new to rooting and am having problems unlocking bootloader i have 2 sdks installed on system one for root which im using to root my device and on for my user for ADT bundle. when i type adb ...
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How to alter contents of virtual Android device

I need to alter hosts file of a virtual Android device in Windows environment. I tried yaffey tool (3y old), wasn't able to even list the contents.
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Configuring JDK, SDK with Android Studio and Eclipse

First, I installed jdk-7u80-windows-x64 from Oracle, after that I install android studio along with SDK(I don't know what version) and they run smoothly. Second, I opened eclipse because I have ...
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Galaxy S6 Edge Android USB driver

I've tried for two days to find a solution for this problem, but my research hasn't been successful. I tried Intel Android drivers, uninstalled from SDK manager and reinstalled Google USB drivers, ...
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wlan0 interface fails to fetch IP with udhcpc

I am using USB Wireless Adaptor of Realtek in Android Lollipop with RTL8192DU driver. I am able to scan the wireless network using iwlist wlan0 scan command . And I tried to connect to an open network ...
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How to make android phone to visit my wordpress?

There is a mini home wifi network in my home.The wireless router is 192.168.1.1. Computer A is 192.168.1.2, the wordpress was build on it. ALL the urls of my wordpress are the form of mywp.com/wp/?m=...
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Sound over network (Windows, Ubuntu)

I have 2 computers with windows and a server with Ubuntu (also an android phone). I want to take all sounds form these devices and play it only on one of them. e.g. I'm watching a movie on my ...