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How to install vmware tools in android x86 VM?

I create and install a virtual machine by VMWare. Is there a way to install VMWare tools in Android x86 VM to share files between this machine and host? if yes so what is it? Win 7 running at host.
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How can I determine the IP addresses allocated by DHCP on a router that I'm connected to?

This "router" is not a typical situation. I'm using my phone as a hotspot and can only configure a select number of DHCP options. I can manage the limit on how many devices/clients can use my phone ...
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Android on Virtual box RESET every time i boot

I have Virtual box 4.3.6 installed on my pc and I have done all things correctly in order to run Android Jelly Bean and KitKat (4.2.2 & 4.4). All things are right and after full installation of ...
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Is Pocketsphinx suitable for real time continuous dictation? [on hold]

Lets say for an Android app that lets you dictate whole notes (whole paragraphs)? How does it compare to Nuance's NDEV?
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Can't access wi-fi server from my wired connected computer

I am trying to access the address of a server I started on my Android phone, the address is 192.168.100.8:8000 and the phone is connected to internet via Wi-Fi (on the router at home). Now, my pc is ...
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Connection of Android to Windows 7 using Hosted Network

I am basically attempted to share my wired LAN connection on my Laptop to my Phone. Even if I cannot share the connection but can just connect from my phone to the Laptop it would do for me. I have a ...
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adhoc networking in decentralized way

I am trying to create a adhoc network in which I am going to use one or more android devices to connect to laptop(s). Say laptop A, laptop B, Mobile C, Mobile D. I rooted one of my android device and ...
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Call-blocking android apps for dual-sim phones [on hold]

I've installed https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cn.menue.callblocker and it's something like this that I'm looking for inasmuch as I want something that supports both blacklisting and ...
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How can I sync calendars and contacts across platforms while *not* using a related email address?

Okay, this one is super complicated, but I'll try my best to be clear and concise. I am trying to help a user get his accounts together. The user has the following hardware: iPad Android phone ...
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AnkiDroid doesn't detect apkg file in the requested location [migrated]

I have Android v. 4.1.1 and my AnkiDroid version is 2.3.2. I have downloaded a deck (.apkg file) and I would like to import it into AnkiDroid, which requires me to place the file into a specified ...
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How to access the stuff/material of my PC through my android mobile? [on hold]

I have windows 7 Home Premium in my PC and I want to access all stuff of my PC through my android mobile, it is possible even then when my PC is off. please answer. Thanks..
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How play multiple audio files located on smartphone through Windows 7?

When I connect my LG Optimus F3Q to my Windows 7 PC, it connects in "Media sync (MTP)" mode. I can get into the file structure of the phone and its SD card through Windows Explorer and double click ...
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Choosing the OS platform for computation in GPU [on hold]

There is a need of developing a complex computing application using some algorithms.So am thinking to choose a GPU from nvidia for this purpose.Am confused to choose the OS platform Android or ...
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How to recover data from an OS reinstalled android phone(samsung galaxy s2)? [on hold]

How to recover data from an OS reinstalled android phone(samsung galaxy s2) ? I am having Android 4.1.2 (if this is not right place to ask this question please advice where to ask this in ...
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How to set terminal size in Android adb shell?

When I connect to Android using "adb shell" and run certain commands such as "vim" or "mc", they are restricted to a "window" of 25x80 characters. Since I'm connecting from a desktop computer where ...
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Force windows incomming VPN connection to use Proxy

My target is to observe all the Network traffic from my Android device without rooting it: I installed charles proxy on my pc an endabled the socks proxy I created an "New Incoming Connection" on my ...
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Sharing Android Phone's WiFi connection with OSX

Is it possible to tell OSX to connect to an Android phone (Sony Xperia Z2) via BlueTooth / USB and use the WiFi connection that's setup on the Android phone? I've tried to setup Bluetooth PAN on the ...
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Android app with ssh-copy-id ability

As the titles says, I would like to copy my ssh key to the server and afterwards disable root password login for security reasons. I'm using JuiceSSH but it seems to lack ssh-copy-id for the free ...
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TCP packet issue with 802.11ac but not with 802.11n on an Android Nexus 6

I have an Android Nexus 6 that connects to my computer via an ad-hoc network. When my phone connects to the 802.11n card (TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N), the bytes are sent with no issue; verified with ...
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Cloud sync with multiple android devices [closed]

I am looking for a solution that allows me to mirror sync cloud content with multiple Android devices. I would not mind paying for the storage or app if the right solution exists. Content updated to ...
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Virtual Router & Android

I am looking for a way to share my laptop's internet connection with my android phone (Xperia L). I use "Virtual Router" for this. I am able to scan and recognize Virtual Router by phone but ...
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Intel XDK: Alternative to onload

I am using Intel XDK to build an app - which apparently uses HTML5, Javascript and CSS3 to build its apps - but I've run into a small "problem" I have managed to get data stored via localStorage, but ...
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Eye-Fi card: Where does it store data on Android? [migrated]

I'm developing an app that works in conjunction with an Eye-Fi card (Pro X2 - which I understand will work faster over a wi-fi connection to Android) Question is, Android has so many memory ...
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How to play android phone audio on a windows 8.1 PC's speakers using bluetooth, when “just connecting” doesn't work?

This question has been answered before here, here, and here. All answers say that it basically just works when you pair the android phone with the windows PC and hit play on the phone. I have tried ...
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What methods are there to programmatically detect vulnerabilities within an Android O.S? [closed]

What methods are there to programmatically detect vulnerabilities within an Android O.S? which could lead to DoS, Code Execution, Overflow, Memory Corruption attacks etc. I'm not wanting to know how ...
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Running ident on Android/HTC [migrated]

Our Business intranet uses ident to get user credentials for the different programs/modules. Our programmers say they cant/wont change this. I'm wanting to use one of the programs on my HTC Android ...
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Android - recover encrypted images

I have nearly 0 understanding of encryption, I just want to recover my old photos. In my old Android phone I used a certain photo-video locking app to encrypt my images. Images were stored on SD ...
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Build an Android Rom (Make Error 41)

I tried to build a custom Rom for Android 4.4.4. I use as base the Liquid Rom (Github Link) Before I build the rom, I had insertes in the local_manifests some apps to add to the ROM and before I did ...
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Green screen issue on ffmpeg

I have been trying to use ffmpeg binary for compressing the screenshots taken from adb. The following is the command being used : screencap | /data/local/tmp/ffmpeg -f rawvideo -s 1440x2560 -pix_fmt ...
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Android Studio : Reset/Restore “Remember, don't ask again” .

By pressing CTRL+ALT+L , a dialog box opens up which contains many options like Reformat Code, Optimize Code, etc. I mistakenly enabled check for Remember, don't ask again. Now that dialog box is not ...
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Shared Folder in VirtualBox with Android not working

According to this I am supposed to see a "Shared Folder". Using android-x86-4.3-20130725.iso (original picture: http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/231/uewc.png)
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MP4 video from Android phone can't be played in Windows

I took a video on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android), it's about 3GB and it can be played on the phone. But after transferring it to the PC is does not play when opened with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media ...
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XML Parsing Error: junk after document element [migrated]

So basically I set up my own wamp sever and trying to follow this tutorial (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-androidtictactoe/). The problem is when I test my moves.php file from my sever, ...
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how to connect android phone(client) to laptop using only one ip address(static)?

I am doing a android project. I want to connect my client(android phone) using ip address to my laptop(server). I am using ip address of wireless modem(MTS). Each time i reconnect the ip address ...
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Can I run the emulator without HAXM

I'm creating android app. My computer is not supporting Intel VT-x. So i'm unable to Install HAXM.exe in my system and unable to run my app . What would be best way to proceed further.How can i run ...
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How to cast Skype audio to TV from Nexus 7 via Chromecast?

I just unwrapped and plugged in my new Chromecast dongle. Owning a Samsung Smart TV with DLNA, it covers most of the Chromecast capabilities anyway, but I wanted wireless means to mirror my Nexus 7 ...
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wifi p2p between ubuntu 14.04 and android

I attempted to make a wifi p2p connection between Ubuntu 14.04(kernel 3.13) and Android 4.4 Kitkat(Samsung Galaxy Note 2) In Ubuntu I use wpa_supplicant v2.1 which is built in to Ubuntu ...
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How do I save my Android phone downloads to an external hard drive connected to a router?

I have a D-link DIR-850L router with an external hard drive connected to it. I want all the downloads from my Android phone to be saved directly to the external hard drive connected to the router. I ...
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Cannot Connect Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to Laptop via USB Cable

While I am connecting my phone to my laptop neither the laptop nor the phone can detect each other. By not recognizing I want to mean nothing happens after connecting. It seems that I have not ...
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Why Dropbox, Copy and Box for Android does not sync folders like their desktop versions do? [closed]

I know is not because of space since I can fit my whole Dropbox folder in my phone and I could choose what folders to sync. And I also know it is not because it is useless since I could use this ...
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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues? [migrated]

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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Onedrive: How can I save a shared folder to my drive?

I received an URL of a shared onedrive folder, I want to save that folder to my one drive account. But I can't see how this can be done. Can anyone give me any idea how this can be done? Other cloud ...
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Sharing PC internet with Android device fails after restart

I share my PC's internet with my Android phone running KitKat via USB by using system settings. It worked at first, but after that (after restarting the PC) it doesn't share the internet connection ...
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Which is the best way to sync and share contacts and calender between Thunderbird, iPhone and Android? [closed]

I would like to keep my contacts and a calendar synchronized between several desktops and cellphones. Is there a way to achieve this without using Google or similar organisations? I want to keep my ...
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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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How to use,run cURL tool with Android Studio on windows environment? [duplicate]

What is better way to use cURL tool with Android Studio 1.1.x on Windows? because there is no proper information in official site for client tools on windows environment. I tried to download from ...
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How to ping an IP address from an Android device? [closed]

Is there a way to ping an IP address from an Android device (like an Arc S or LG PRADA)? Is there a Android built-in application or am I to download an app for my task?
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How to stream from ProgDvb to an Android device?

I would like to stream a DVB-T channel using ProgDvb to an Android device (a mini android PC Rockchip, Mk908). I know ProgDVB has a plugin called Prog Media Server. I've used with VLC running on ...
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Android spammy ad highjacking [migrated]

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...