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Can i install linux on Craig CLP281a Netbook?

As the title says, I'm wondering if I can install a form of Linux onto my Craig CLP281a tablet. Here are the specs: Tablet Specs. I also couldn't get the root firmware to install, so if anyone can ...
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How to install apk from usb Android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). I need install apk from USB flash drive, how to do it?
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Connect to Google Play via eth0 android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). After installation, android want connect to play, but I haven't configured network. I press "not now". After ...
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Blocking youtube Android app from router

I was wondering how can I block the Youtube Android app from the router it self? My router has a function to block a web address or an ip address. It's TP-Link model TL-WR940N. So does anyone know ...
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Android ADT/Eclipse compatible with Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed the android adt (sdk) with eclipse. I can create a new app, but when I try and run it, the emulator explodes. The emulator window pops up than has to exit. I ...
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Windows 7 and bluetooth cell phone: missing bluetooth drivers

I'm not sure that I'm in the right stack section but this one looks for me the most closest. I recently updated the software for my Android cell phone (LG Optimus L5 II, e455). After that my PC ...
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How to install Android sdk on windows 8

I want to start learning android programming to start my first app but as I see on their site the system requirements: Operating Systems Windows XP (32-bit), Vista (32- or 64-bit), or Windows 7 ...
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Error: “Cannot start Object Push Profile (OBEX OPP) service” when tried to transfer file from Android phone via bluetooth,Why?

In Windows 8.1 when I try to send file from Andoid device to PC via bluetooth it shows - Error: "Cannot start Object Push Profile (OBEX OPP) service" As far as I gusess,in Windows bluetooth stack ...
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Wifi Hotspot on Windows 8

I have a wifi router with MAC-address filter. My laptop is allowed but my android phone isn't. I want to share my laptop's wifi connection with my phone. I have tried several wifi tethering programs, ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop (Android) To Windows 8 Pro

I try to access my Windows 8 PC from my Android device using the official app Microsoft Remote Desktop, and it is not working. The error message is: Connection Error - Unable to connect to remote PC. ...
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Reorder spotify queue on android?

Is it possible to reorder the tracks in the queue, on the spotify android app? I know this is possible on desktop by drag and dropping the track within the queue, but can't seem to find the feature ...
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Unable to use a chromecast with a WRT160N router running DD-WRT

A few days ago I bought a Chromecast. I did the setup using my phone and it works great when using my phone, tablet or a wifi computer to cast stuff to it but I can't use it from my desktop PC which ...
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Add audio at specific time in video using ffmpeg

I want to add an M4A audio of 5s duration to an MP4 video file. I have already tried the -itsoffset command of ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i a.mp4 -itsoffset 00:00:10 -i b.m4a -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -preset ultrafast ...
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MTP move within same partition takes a long time

I have an Android 4.3 device (Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE running stock ROM) that connects to the computer using MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). I wanted to organize some files and I was creating ...
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Using Android smartphone to connect to WHS (2011) via VPN

I set up the VPN service at my Windows Home Server 2011. It seems that only SSTP as protocoll is allowed (only for Windows 7 computer and above). How can I connect via VPN from an Android 4.1 device ...
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What is the operating system that routinely runs the fastest processors [closed]

Someone said that Linux is the fastest and or most powerful operating system that is much more powerful than any other operating system and not sure where to look to discredit her. Is there a way to ...
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Storing Android base64 public key on a server

After reading several questions (like this, this and this) about storing the Android base64 public key for an android application, it seems that storing the key on a server, and retrieving it using ...
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Microsoft PPTP VPN Server DNS Issues

When I connect to my VPN server, which is hosted on a Windows 7 computer, from my Android tablet, the server acts normally but the DNS seems broken since I can access 74.125.224.72 but not Google.com. ...
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Touching multiple web elements simultaneously brings out area with magnification for clarification of intended target – name of feature?

When you touch multiple web elements simultaneously, perhaps due to the widgets being too small, and/or too close together, the area around where you touched pops out, giving you a magnified view of ...
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Wifi problems with Linux Mint and Android

Since I installed Linux Mint 15, every time I connect my laptop on the wifi the internet connection on my Android phone suffers a LOT (very slow). The internet on my laptop works fine. My router is a ...
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Android: External SD Card storage size

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537. I let it format my Samsung Class 10 SDHC 64 GB card. It used exFAT format. I then transfered my MP3 collection to it, which is about 34 GB. When I finished, ...
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Firefox OS (html5,js) vs Android (java) vs IOS (objective-c) In terms of pl and tech use, how can the other is faster? [closed]

How can be one faster than the others, what happens inside their code, is it a matter of the engine they are using? (noob about the gecko, linux kernel thing, educate me) One of the limitations of ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 on android : socket permission

I run the server on ubuntu 9.10, which runs on android 2.2 by chroot. In that case, I must have root permission to use socket(and related to socket; like SSH X Forwarding). How can I have socket ...
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How can I turn on my computer and bypass the password with Android

I am travelling overseas but would like to be able to remotely turn on and control my computer (Win7) from my Android (i9500 jtxx on 4.3 rooted) phone. My computer is currently password protected, and ...
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How to take backup of all the data of all the apps

I have some apps that contain information like Account summary, TO-DO list, Notes, Password saver etc. Recently I lost my cellphone so I lost all my app data as well. I don't want to lose my app data. ...
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Android devices does not know route to a host located in the same network

There is office network (with single wifi router). I'm trying to connect (web browser, telnet) android devices to my host (both connected to the same router via wifi). The router settings: IP: ...
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debian multi-arch, android sdk

I didn't know about the multi-arch big change on debian 7 wheezy, i'd have stuck with i386 install if I knew since I have no need for what amd64 brings to the table... but it is too late, i have a ...
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cant access localhost on my phone

I have an android connected to wifi. I want to access the localhost from my windows pc with my phone because i am creating a mobile web app that i want to access through my localhost in the phone. I ...
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What is the best way to get a linux ecosystem on my phone?

I'm a programmer that uses the terminal for everything I do: VIM, git, pushing/getting files from the server and so on. Sometimes I'm on the street and for some reason I need to type a simple command ...
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How cam i open a XML file with XML built in editor in Eclipse?

0 down vote favorite I am learning how to make android application from HEAD FIRST ANDROID. In one chapter we are making an application which will show the NASA DAILY IMAGE on android phone.We are ...
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Working around ADB “waiting for device” issue

We are setting up a continuous integration server for our Android development and we've quickly run into ADB's waiting for device issue. For the record, we've already tried a lot of combinations of ...
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“System Folder” showing up under My Computer

Long story short, I hooked up my Android phone via Bluetooth to my Windows 8 pc. After I was no longer going to use the phone with the pc I undid the connection and went to Devices and Printers on my ...
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Can't connect Galaxy S2 to PC (Unknown Device)

Trying to connect my SGS2 Android 4.1.2 to PC with Win7 Ultimate & Last Kies (USB driver version 1.5.29.0). Before yesterday phone connected successfully. Now hardware manager says Unknown Device. ...
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ADB can't recognize my Android phone, but Windows 7 does

I'm trying to install a simple .apk, from my Asys U46E running Windows 7, onto my LG Optimus S running Android 2.3.3. If I have USB debugging off on the phone, then the laptop recognizes it and can ...
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ssh into a remote linux server from a linux desktop via an android device

I need to ssh into a linux workstation from a linux desktop in my home. The workstation is behind a university firewall. The university has a vpn but this vpn server (juniper) does not have linux vpn ...
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Connect Android through active sync with Exchange server

I have troubles connecting my Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android 4.2.2) to our Exchange server using the stock mail app. A colleague of mine also has an S4 and he has no troubles connecting it, using the same ...
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How do I add a PATH to my Mac OS X?

I followed the tutorials and did this: sudo vi /etc/paths /usr/bin /bin /usr/sbin /sbin /usr/local/bin /Applications/Android\ Development\ Kit/sdk/platform-tools Even after I do this, I type ...
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Google Play on Android SDK

I want to install Google Play on my Android Emulator so that I can use Android apps on it as if it was an actual Android phone. I have heard of people doing this, but I myself do not know how it is ...
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How can I connect a Nexus 5 to a Mac via USB?

I'm trying to get photos off a Nexus 5 and into OSX. When I plug it in, it says "connected as a media device" on the device screen, but no USB drive shows up in Finder, no new folder shows up in ...
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Wrong OEM while trying to use FlashTool. (Android Rooting)

I am trying to follow this link to install FlashTool so that I can root my Micromax Canavas HD. My Dev Enviornment is Ubuntu 12.04 LTE 64 bit with support libs for 32 architecture. I as well changed ...
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How to block the Whatsapp Android application in a network

I need to block the users from accessing Whatsapp Android application who have logged in to my network. I tried to take Wireshark logs and tried to find the server's IP Address and port number, but I ...
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Sharing: Give mobile device homegroup access (but no more than that)

I'm accessing shared files on a windows 7 machine from an android. This seems to be the recommended approach: How to Add an Android Phone or Tablet to a Homegroup in Windows 7 and Windows 8 and ...
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Unable to copy in bluestacks

I am unable to copy more than 500mb files in bluestacks. I want to copy my obb folder to shared folder. But, I can not copy. I tried many file explorer but bluestacks stops working when copying ...
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Remote desktop with OpenGL?

From an Android tablet, I want to remotely access Windows 3D applications (primarily Rhino 3D). Is it possible to have a 3D application send the OpenGL commands via the network to a client on the ...
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Error from Android NDK: Could not extract package's data directory. Are you sure that your installed application is debuggable?

I'm using Eclipse to debug my Android app which has a C native code. When I plug in my Nexsus4 the NDK external debugging tool works. When I plug my Galaxy Note2 it throws the following error when ...
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HOSTUNREACH error when trying to connect from Android to Linux on Raspberry Pi

I'm having trouble getting any of the Android SSH clients to work. I've tried a few including the two most popular JuiceSSH and ConnectBot. They all give the same error HOSTUNREACH. Android is ...
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“Unfortunately gallery has stopped” error appearing while running Android x86-4.3 in VirualBox

I have installed Android x86-4.3 in VirtualBox yesterday! But there are some problems: Gallery, Camera, Navigation, Live Wallpapers etc. won't open and showing error "Unfortunately has stopped". I ...
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Can't tether my android galaxy note 2 with usb to my ubuntu 12.04

I turn tethering on and the wired connection shows up in Ubuntu. I can connect to it but Internet doesn't work there like it does on my phone. Can't load pages or ping Google. When I look at ...
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Sending Linux commands over serial connection to an Android device

I have a question about being able to send Linux commands over a serial connection to an Android device. I have heard of PuTTY and tried to use it, but I am ultimately lost with it. I was in the ...
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How to back up a password database and to keep 15 older versions?

I mainly work on linux at home and on windows at work. I use the open source password manager KeePass and it works great. I back up my document files often using Unison file synchroniser. I use ...