An operating system running on top of the Linux kernel, targeting mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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Android SDK on linux with NO GUI

I am working on a cloud based linux server and, sadly, I need to install the android SDK. It seems that the android SDK developers don't really recognize any OS that does not include a gui, as it ...
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Can I VNC directly into my “Linux Deploy” from OS X?

I use Linux Deploy to run desktop Linux distributions on my Android devices. The way it works is the I start the system in the LD app, and then I go to VNC Viewer on the same device to get a GUI. ...
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Fedora Android Studio fonts are all… gone

I am getting this upon trying to install Android Studio... I can't see any characters. I am on Fedora 23
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Need scrpit to run progam with variable files [closed]

Need a script to automate this Move file mv /somedir/(whatever).apk /data/local/tmp/somedir Change Permissions if not change them /data/local/tmp/somedir = rwxrwxr-x /data/local/tmp/somedir/(...
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How to make selinux on Android kernel, permanently permissive? [migrated]

I am new to kernels and lately i compiled one for galaxy s5 with the marshmallow opensource. Now i can change my selinux policy to permissive from terminal emulator but i want to make that permanent ...
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Why super user is disabled in iOS and Android

I know that both iOS and Android are based on UNIX. Then why is it that super user is disabled in both of them? In iOS we have to jail break and in Android we have to root. On the other hand in OS ...
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After installing Android x86, only tGrub showing when booting

I installed Android x86 5.1 RC1 in a Notebook. It works fine and I also rebooted the machine successfully. Since yesterday it doesn't boot anymore; I even did a reinstall and deleted all partitions. ...
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Meaning IPTables command output for 3g connection

Maybe it's a stupid question but somebody can explain me the meaning of this output of iptables command in Android running 3g connection? Sorry, i forgot Chain INPUT Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT ...
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How to distinguish two usb printers in an android device [closed]

There are two printers plugged into an android board by usb ports. I was trying to print doc from the android device. when the first printer plug in, there will be a path "dev/usb/lp0" show up. and ...
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What prevents a dm-verity mapping from being reset?

On Chrome OS and Android, dm-verity is used to verify the system partition. In Chrome OS, since there is no initial RAM disk, the mapping and the root digest are provided on the kernel command line ...
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Pass fastboot USB device to VirtualBox Windows VM from ArchLinux

I have a Xiaomi android phone and I want to unlock its bootloader. The official way is using a Windows tool, so I booted up my Windows VM and tried to pass the USB device form the devices menu, but it ...
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Linux - couldn't mount RDWR because of unsupported optional features (400)

I try to run Android from SD-card. This card is prepared. There are partitions: boot(FAT32), rootfs(ext4), system(ext4), cache(ext4) and usedata(ext4). Boot partitions has files to run u-boot: MLO, u-...
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Communication error with jack server(28). Try 'jack-diagnose' [closed]

I am trying to build android N preview source code and getting this error "Communication error with jack server(28). Try 'jack-diagnose'". Thanks in advance
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shell script to start multiple android emulators

i want to write a shell script that starts android emulators i.e the emulators have been created in android studio now i want that those scripts without starting android studio or using terminal start ...
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Creating F2FS volume with specified size on Android

My smartphone is booted to the TWRP recovery and I'm running the ADB Shell as root on Windows. I have fully unmounted /data with the following command: umount /dev/block/mmcblk0p36 Then checked it'...
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Booting Android with lilo in a PC

After installation of android, I modified lilo.conf to boot it. I just wrote image=/mnt/android-4.4-r2/kernel root=/dev/sda7 label=android read-only because I saw the only filename that ...
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can two android devices in different network(3g) comunicate themselves with ssh connection?

I have two rooted android devices with different isp(i use different 3g connection for them) and created a double ssh connection(i can with a public ip server)comunicating both to this server(i have ...
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trying to tether android lollipop to linux mint 17.1 cinnamon using usb

i keep getting this error after installing "mtp-tools": No such interface 'org.gtk.vfs.Mount' on object at path /org/gtk/vfs/mount/1 already checked for extra mtp programs, semi new to linux. ...
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Why can't I execute Android x86 executables on Linux

I am trying to port Android apps to Linux (don't laugh :) and I have come across a problem. When trying to execute an Android executable (app_process) after adding the executable permission with ./...
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Android-x86_64 installer does not boot in QEMU/KVM - EFI Shell appears instead

I downloaded Android x86_64 5.1-rc1 as bootable img installation image. I want to install it to a virtual machine running on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit with UEFI using QEMU/KVM and virt-manager as graphical ...
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sed use from android shell

I am getting familiar with sed on the android terminal emulation: the version I am using the sed included in the toybox which is installed on my unrooted Sony device. sed --version (or toybox sed --...
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Bash says file not found when `ls` and `dir` list it

I downloaded the ChromiumOS shell for Linux from here, unpacked it, and attempted to run chrome-wrapper. However, Bash tells me that the file chrome, a shared library according to Thunar, which is ...
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Native Linux installation on Allwinner tablet

I would like to know if it is possible to do a clean install (I mean a native install, just like on a computer) of a Linux distro on an Allwinner a33-based tablet (or more generally speaking on an ...
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use a different socket than /dev/log, system-wide

Is there a way to make a whole Debian (Jessie) installation use a different syslog socket than /dev/log (like, for example, /tmp/my-other-log) ? Reason: I'm running Debian Jessie in a chroot ...
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multiple ip in an android payload(Kali linux)?

I'm using Kali linux 2.0 and I'm trying to make an android msfvenom payload that uses multiple ip, What I mean is that when the msfvenom app is opened in my phone it stays trying to connect to the ...
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Wrong inode: corrupted f2fs, fsck.f2fs cannot repair

A f2fs partition on my Android phone has recently become corrupted. It will still mount fine; however, I completely lost access to one directory (/data/media/0), which now shows as empty. Yet the disk ...
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Why can't I run android apps on generic linux? [closed]

I know about projects like archon, and various emulators exist, but it seems strange that I can run windows programs but not android programs under a stock linux kernel.
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how to run android dex from command line in ubuntu 14.04

I write a program which has ant build file with this command: <exec executable="dx" dir="${workdir}"> <arg value="-JXmx${env.JavaHeap}"/> <arg value="--dex"/> <arg ...
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How can I exporer the files at my Android device from Arch & Xfce?

In Ubuntu my Android gets mounted automatically when I plug it in it and it's very convient to explorer its files via the Ubuntu File Manager. In Arch my Android doesn't get seen by Arch, although I ...
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Wireless USB card not detected on Kali (armel) running on Android

I have a "TL-WN22N" that i want to use it with my Xiaomi Mi4i running Kali-rolling that was installed using "LinuxDeploy", What i want to do is to connect my wireless card to it, But obviously nothing ...
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is it possible to connect android mobile app , wifi router and a wifi device?

i'm trying to establish a communication between android mobile app , wifi router and a wifi device how can i do it? here wifi device is home built and it is connected to the router and both are ...
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How to start xfce after installing it?

I've installed last version of Slackware on my Android tablet (Lenovo a5500-hv) and I've installed xfce too. But when I want to run it using the command startxfce4, it fails with this error: /usr/bin/...
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Attach framebuffer console(yaft) to existing tty(of own script)

I currently try to fiddle around with my android init ramdisk. One problem I'm currently trying to debug is that ADB in my new init won't start. The script works fine otherwise though, I used fbsplash ...
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How do I install Remix OS in GNOME Boxes?

Remix OS is an interesting desktopification of Android. It can run off a read-write-able USB stick but it doesn’t have an installer. I can boot it up in GNOME Boxes just fine, but as I’m just running ...
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Android Tools and platform tools returns Segmentation Fault in debian

I have a fresh installed debian live. I download a android sdk and set it up,. the problem is that when I run it. I got an error Segmentation fault. I try to find the problem using strace strace adb ...
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Are UEFI firmwares for different devices with same chipset and UEFI manufacturer compatible?

There are a few 2014-2015 devices with Intel Atom Z3745 chipset. Some of them run 32-bit Windows others run Android. The Windows ones have 32-bit UEFI. The Android ones have 64-bit UEFI. Is it ...
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How to Modify Android Boot Sequence in Order to Boot From an SD Card

I've been looking into how to boot Android form an SD card, and I came across this thread on XDA, but I am too much of a noob to understand it, and user has stated that she doesn't have the time to ...
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How does a linux-based operating system handle applications? [closed]

I was trying to learn how to run an application without an operating system, and I kept coming across this piece of information: In order to run a program without an operating system, that program has ...
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How to get sound working in chroot(Linux on Android)

I have Fedora 21 KDE running on Sony Xperia Tablet Z and it seems my device sound card and M-Audio(M-Track) USB sound card is detected. But yet no audio output. What is best way to solve this issue?
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How connected are kernel modules to kernel version?

I'm wondering how custom ROMs port new versions of Android (particularly the Linux kernel) to old phones. As I understand, Linux allows closed source kernel modules. If so, then when the phone ...
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how do I add a udev property for my android phone?

I'm trying to get my android phone recognised by rhythmbox. Talking to upstream, rhythmbox gets the value of "id_model" for the udev device - if it is "Android" then it should work. How do I use a ...
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add android studio to PATH environmental variable?

I looked around some sites and yielded no success. I tried to modify .bashrc: # User specific aliases and functions export PATH="~/android-studio/bin/:$PATH" and after I typed studio.sh on the ...
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Attach UVC camera to non-V4l2 Android device without rooting

The main issue is arising when I am trying to connect UVC compliant camera having CMOS sensor OV6612, to an Android device having kernel 3.0.x and OS 4.0.x, not having v4l2 driver. And no streamed ...
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Support of MKV by PTP

I have videos encoded in VP8 on an Android phone. The format used is MKV (Matroska). Unfortunately, when trying to access the videos from the Android device under Unix (tried with Ubuntu, Arch Linux ...
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How can I decrease the amount of data that repo downloads for CWM recovery? [closed]

I'm trying to port ClockworkMod Recovery to a new device. To do so, I'm instructed to download the source using repo. Until now, I've executed: repo init -u https://android.googlesource.com/platform/...
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How can I mount Android encrypted FS on desktop Linux?

There is "vdc" command line utility in Android. Is there something similar for regular desktop Linux? Reading of https://source.android.com/security/encryption/ didn't help.
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gphotofs protocol error mounting Android device in PTP mode

I have connected an Android 5.1 device to a Linux machine and I would like to mount it with PTP, as it seem to be easer to copy/remove files than using MTP connection. In this case, I have loaded the ...
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How can I install the Atom RPM package on Android?

I am relatively new to the Linux world, and I have the understanding that RPM is a package standard among Linux dependencies. I have been wanting to install Atom editor on my favorite tablet, which ...
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Linux Mint and android x86 grub repair

I installed on my laptop an .iso of android. I have partitioned it the way that Linux Mint would stay on sda1 and Android on sda3, but now I don't see anymore the option to boot Linux Mint on the grub ...
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Process scheduling and core allocation on big.LITTLE CPUs

Recent ARM chips, like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, seem to be using a hybrid architecture called "big.LITTLE" with cores of different architectures and speeds combined into one CPU. On a Linux (or ...