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

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How to export a bks keystore on debain 7.9 wheezy

I need to generate a keystore.bks file to use for android development. I cannot figure out how to export a bks keystore without using a GUI tool. I have server space on Google Compute Engine which I ...
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FORENSIC PURPOSE - Acquire Android image using flash drive OTG

In Linux, the dd command is used to pull the image from the smartphone to computer. And of course, the smartphone need to be rooted before the dd command launched.From the research i do and multi hand ...
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Restore partition/block after wiping from Android recovery

I'm not sure if this is the right place but as its very unix like in the possible solution but: I wiped all my data on my android phone via recovery including my sdcard partition - which contained my ...
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How do I copy a Genymobile Android virtual machine from one computer to another?

I have a Genymotion Android virtual machine on one computer, and I've tried copying the entire .Genymobile directory to another computer, and Genymotion on the second computer does not seem to be able ...
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Block device naming, how to enable by-name and by-uuid?

While building and using linux kernel for custom boards, when Android is used, usually the MMC partitions appear in /dev/block/mmcblkXpY. And there are also symbolic links created in /dev/block/**/<...
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Add Android x86 5.1 RC1 to GRUB2

I just installed Android x86 5.1 on my Laptop and tried to boot it. But sudo update-grub2 neither added nor detected Android. I did not install GRUB2 from the Android x86 installer, because it needed ...
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How can semi-proprietary software be based on the Linux Kernel?

I hope this isn't OT, sorry if it is. If I understand correctly, the Linux Kernel is licensed under the GPL, which means that if anyone bases anything on it, they have to also license the entire ...
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serial touchscreen for android: How to configure?

I've written a driver for a uart touchscreen to be used in an Android OS, but I don't know how to get the driver to load while using a device tree, then for Android to recognize it. What are some ...
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wlan0 disappears after running airmon-ng on Android running Kali Linux

LG G3 Android 5.0 device, rooted with Linux Deploy app, Kali Linux 2.0 installed with all components. I'm connected to Kali Linux through SSH and trying to monitor wireless traffic. $ ifconfig ...
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Is this a workable way to do the same thing as tethering on Android?

My laptop uses Ubuntu 14.04. My phone with Android 4.4.2 is limited without tethering by the mobile carrier. I have come up a thought as a workaround: find a router which can create a WiFi LAN (but ...
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Building man-db on android L

After finding that the version of man in Busybox Stericson doesn't print man pages at all on my Nexus 4, I decided to build man-db for android myself. So far, I've done: cd man-db-2.6.7.1 export ...
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How to automatically mount Android device sd card in Linux mint

Debian 8 iso hybrid is mounting android device (lenovo k3note) sd card automatically. But Linux mint 17.2 doesn't do so. How to mount Android device sd card automatically in Linux mint?
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Check OpenSSL version in Android with java runtime or shell command

I have a problem with checking OpenSSL version in Android device. I've tried to: grep OpenSSL from system/lib/libssl.so with java runtime.exec. but it doesn't work? Anyone can help me, how to make a ...
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how do I remount r/w /lib/modules in android

I keep having trouble with this; I thought I found a workaround but I was wrong. I need to be able to remove an existing file from /lib/modules directory of my phone and replace it with another file ...
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How to write a script with Android Debug Bridge command in it

I am trying to write a script to automate some testing, and the fist step is connect to my device and update the /lib/modules/ directory with the recent version of a device driver on my host. That is ...
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How do I set up my android as extra monitor?

I'm trying to make my android tablet work as a second monitor to my laptop running Linux Mint. Since I want it to work as if i just plug in my monitor at home into VGA, I tried following the ...
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How to add Android x86 to Yumi!

Is there any way to add android to Yumi? I want to be able to boot my computer from a USB stick and install android. So, how can I install Android using Yumi or any other multiboot USB creator?
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Using USB intermet through android phone rename dev name

I had a issue every time I connect my phone and enable Internet USB, the assosiated interfaces name changes like enx$(random mac). There's a way to set the name like ppp0 vía udev? I tried vía vendor ...
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Can't show the content of /sdcard of my Android phone from sftp in Ubuntu's Nautilus or FileZilla

I set up a ssh server on Android using SSH Server by Ice Code App. Settings of ssh server: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZlbzJ.jpg http://i.stack.imgur.com/b1X4i.jpg http://i.stack.imgur.com/CgT4d....
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Emulate Bluetooth LE Adapter for Acceptance Testing

I'm developing an Android app that captures Bluetooth LE signals and I'm a big fan of test driven and behaviour driven development. So, I want to develop my app by using TDD and BDD. When it comes to ...
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can't USB tether on RasPI

I am using Raspbian and need to usb tether from tablet (Yarvik tab264). I am using app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mstream.e2t. I can see the device easytether-tap, output of ip ...
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.config not getting updated after modification to tegra3_android_defconfig

.config not getting updated after modification to tegra3_android_defconfig After adding a module(MODULE_XX_CONFIG=y) inside tegra3_android_defconfig, I did "make tegra3_android_defconfig" though the ...
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Hostapd captive portal detection on Android

I already looked at all related questions, and also at the Chromium project. I have a working hostapd access point, and a working Captive Portal (works perfectly on ios and mac osx, windows and linux)....
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How to use network interface as non-root user on Android? [closed]

I want to communicate between my Android device and my Linux box over IP through the USB network interface mode. I have connected my Android device to my Linux box with and put the Android device ...
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invalid sparse file format at header magi when unpacking system.img

after making a backup system.img(ext4) in MTK droid tools, it says "invalid sparse file header at magi" when I unpack it in Ubuntu 14.04 using simg2img. Therefore it fails to mount, is there another ...
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how practical the number of cores in Android

I've often wondered how practical the cores usage in Android smartphone. I'm asking here because Android is based on Linux. I'm looking from technical perspective. The articles that I've read so far ...
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bluez paired but disconnected

I'm running bluez=4.99-2 on a Raspberry with Raspian installed and an old usb dongle 0a5c:200a Broadcom Corp. BCM2035. I use an Android device to connect to it, the dongle doesn't support sspmode so ...
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Cannot get Debian jessie to mount any mtp device, nexus 6, 7, LG, nothing!

When I first installed debian jessie connected devices mounted automatically, I had a nice icon on the desktop and everything. Now after about 2 months without using I cannot, no matter what I try ...
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member ../lib/lk/liblk.a(debugfs.o) in archive is not an object, error while cross compiling perf

i get the following error when i try to cross compile perf tool for arm ../lib/lk/liblk.a: member ../lib/lk/liblk.a(debugfs.o) in archive is not an object what i have done ? cd stable-kernel/tools/...
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Can two USB RNDIS gadgets with the same IP connect to one computer's VNC servers?

I have two android gadgets set to USB tether mode, connecting to one computer. I'd like to have one gadget connect to VNC on port 5900 and the other on port 5902. When they're both connected, the ...
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Why is Android studio complaining about OpenJDK?

I have latest version of Manjaro 64 bit, latest version of Oracle's JDk and Latest version of Android studio. Everything is up to date on my system. Android studio is complaining about OpenJDK ...
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Mount a USB unit via ssh to transfer music using Amarok

I want to use Amarok to transfer my audio files to my cellphone (Android). Amarok allows transfer files using only USB drives. Then, I though in mount my cellphone using ssh or sshfs. At the moment, I ...
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Can I design an android app using shell script? [closed]

Is there a way to design android app using shell script? If so how?
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I have ap-hotspot installed and working, but only HTTPS sites can connect

I installed ap-hotspot on my Linux Mint. Everything looks fine now, but only HTTPS sites can be connected from my Galaxy S4 phone such as Facebook, Google etc. When I want to connect to some other ...
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Modify the graphical parts of the Android OS [closed]

I’m going through the Android kernel and Google Glass kernel, and I’m trying to find the graphical parts of the operating system. I want to modify things like the splash screen displayed while the OS ...
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How to prevent usb connection to pi to break?

I have my Pi connected to my android phone via usb tethering. When I connect to the Pi using ssh every thing works fine first, but if I start monitor mode on the wifi device attached to the Pi and ...
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When connecting my WiFi, how to open browser automatically?

I made my Linux computer providing WiFi access. This is only to browse its local website. As one does for a captive portal, I want to force the browser to display and direct to my homepage : - you ...
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Boot live img files in grub

I've compiled a purely 32-bit version of Android that I'm attempting to boot on a device with a 32 bit UEFI. How the heck do I configure GRUB2 to load a live img file? The image file contains the ...
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Samba share performance differs from Windows/Linux

I have an ubuntu 14.04 installation with a samba share. Accessing the share from Windows works totally fine - I can watch movies and copy them with around 70MB/sec. However from android devices (a ...
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Forward all traffic from Android to Ubuntu server running privoxy (iptables)

My university has installed a non-transparent restrictive proxy which allows only traffic through 80 and 443 ports. Currently, I have my android phone (Nexus running CM12.1) pointing to my Ubuntu ...
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how to copy file from my local pc into my android phone?

I want to copy a file from my local pc into my android phone.The android phone was be read as gphoto2://[usb:001,009]/ mv test.mp4 gphoto2://[usb:001,009]/ mv: cannot move `test.mp4' to `gphoto2:/...
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How to clone an MTPFS partition of a mounted Android phone?

Using mtpfs I've mounted a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I need to make an image of its root partition. I want to use dd or the like, but nothing seems to be able to detect/reference an MTP and/or FUSE ...
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Why and how is swap improving performance, and can I disable it? [closed]

I have a laptop with 8GB of RAM running 4.0.4-2-ARCH. Recently, I installed Android Studio, and bam, my normally pristine system was suddenly stuttering and all out freezing (more than once). Before ...
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How to know file name of sockets or pipes in /proc/[pid]/fd

In Android, #ls -l 15843/fd gives following output, lrwx------ u0_a179 u0_a179 2015-05-28 11:58 90 -> socket:[193728] lrwx------ u0_a179 u0_a179 2015-05-28 11:58 91 -> ...
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Using another's device resources for software execution

I have an old weak laptop (core duo at 1.7Ghz) and a quad core phone(arm cortex a7). Both are running linux. Could I use phone's resources from laptop to execute(process) stuff for laptop? Is there ...
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Android Emulator doesn't work on Linux Fedora 22 beta

I can't launch x86 or x86_64 android emulator on Fedora Linux 22. I've tried a bit of images, including 5.01, 5.1.1, 4.2 & 4.4.something. Currently, Arm version runs perfectly fine, just pretty ...
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cant run dd command on android device

The main objective is to send a splited file to an android and join it back up with a .sh script, the file is splited to 5MB parts but its total size is unknown (trying to make an universal script), I'...
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Use desktop as bluetooth headset

My desktop's speaker is much better than my phones, so I want to use my desktop speakers in place of my cellphone's. It is inconvenient for me to use USB or the audio jack, so I am left with Bluetooth....
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LG G2 Wireless storage usage in Linux

LG G2 Wireless Storage lets you have access to your phone's files (Pictures, Music, vidoes...) wirelessly from your PC. Make sure both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and then do as ...
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Help killing off Process for Mem Leak

I am currently building an Android LP kernel, and have some pretty sweet tweaks already running and built into it. I know there are numerous LP memory leaks (i've already got the bootanimation one ...