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

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How to use AFWall+ to forward packets through a wireguard VPN to a tethered device?

situation is pretty simple, but I've spending the last 3 days trying to find a solution to this with no luck. I have a printer at home that I need to have access to from my laptop. The printer is in a ...
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Android 12 and 14 GPUWatch missing

I am doing some generic testing for performance for Android 12-14 with our work build / devices. On two of the devices (XCover5 and Active Tab5 Pro running Android 13 and 14 respectively) i have ...
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Starting point for linux kernel update

My android device runs on Linux localhost 4.14.193+-ab517 #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Dec 8 03:28:21 CST 2023 armv8l Android (info from uname -a). I humbly request the community for the suggestions on how ...
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getting satellite video stream for Android/windows app

I have an Android satellite receiver in my house. The device has an app that enables me to play live video that is playing on the device to be displayed on my phone. I traced the app packets and found ...
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What reasonable value of swappiness should I config to get better performance?

In the process of optimizing the Android system, the configuration of the 'swappiness' value is crucial. The value path is /proc/sys/vm/swappiness. Some sources suggest setting it to 60, while others ...
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Linux USB Ethernet connection to Android devices

I am attempting to get a USB Ethernet connection between a Linux Device and an Android Tablet, using CDC_ECM/EEM/NCM (or similar), and I am unable to get the Android tablet to detect the Ethernet ...
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Displays a user input pop-up on the Android screen

Currently I'm interested in Bash and also the Android phone I have... I'm wondering if there is a way to display popup as text input on the android screen and then receive data from that user-...
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why some android elf file has interpreter path?

I am learning the elf file format for Android, but I have found that some elf files can specify the loader through the interpreter path in the program header. However, the elf test file I wrote myself ...
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Error when starting Bluebinder service

Earlier error I was getting: Hit:1 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling InRelease Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done ...
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What package manager do I use under TermUX (Android Unix/Linux terminal app)

In the old days when Debian, Red Hat, Suse, Caldera, Slackware, and then in the more modern days, with, Ubuntu, there used to be different package managers, that could be used to dowload and install ...
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Unisoc T606 smartphone

Oukitel WP23Pro specs: https://www.gsmarena.com/oukitel_wp23pro-12650.php This has to be the hardest platform I come across for unlocking bootloader and rooting. There is no downloadable firmware, so ...
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Cannot mknod tun file, /dev/net/tun inaccessible

I have successfully chrooted Fedora among other distros in my Android but I've run in a problem I cannot overcome. I am trying to use openvpn on a .ovpn file, however I am unable to open /dev/net/tun ...
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sshd: Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory /data

I'm trying ssh-ing into a rooted Android phone, but it gives me an error Permission denied (publickey)., and the log says Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory, despite of the ...
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I'm not able install android studio sdk files in my Pop OS

I have installed android studio in Pop OS. I actually wanted flutter and for that i needed android studio also. i was following the official guide from flutter website for linux. when i launched ...
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usbip does not work with USB Debugging in Android phone

I want to connect a Samsung Android phone to a remote server over usbip and then build an Android application located on the server device to the phone to do some testing. I came accross the usbip ...
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USB wakeup from suspended state on Android 13.x IMX8MQ evk

I am unable to use USB wake-up feature of Android on IMX8MQ evk. I am using the following setup: -Imx8mq EVK -Android 13 -Kernel 5.15.71-dirty -GSM modem is attached via USB I have set the following ...
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Trouble loading CyanogenMod using rEFInd manager

So, I'm getting this error when using rEFInd and trying to load Android. Here is a picture of the error as displayed. The Android entry in /boot/efi/EFI/refind/refind.conf is as follows: menuentry ...
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Error message on MTP path when connecting Android phone, but path is OK

I am using Linux Mint MATE 21.2. When I plug my Samsung phone (A14) on USB and then tap "Allow" on it, I get the following error box in Caja: Couldn't show "mtp://...
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Kali Linux Kex shows blank screen with just a cursor on Android

I've installed Kali NetHunter on Android using Termux and trying tiger vnc on NetHunter Kex. My problem is when I put in the correct port number and display port, it just shows a blank screen with a ...
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Removing GitHub tools on termux?

I don't know if i can ask this question here or not. I have cloned some tools from GitHub on my termux. Then i ran the bash file "install.sh" that was a customized login with password tool. ...
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Kali nethunter installation error on android using Termux (404 not found)

I was trying to install kali nethunter on my android mobile (android 13) and when i ran the ./install-nethunter-termux command, I got the following response : --2023-09-25 13:33:06-- https://kali....
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Android refuses to connect to AVRCP service (BlueZ-5.69)

I have an old car with no native Bluetooth for audio, so to use my phone for music, I have a Bluetooth receiver connected to the 3.5mm aux jack in my car. The problem is controlling the playback on ...
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When copying files from Android to Linux via mtp datetime unadvertently changes by diffrence of mobile's and Linux time zones

Edit 2: Issue: Modification time of file as shown by stat in Linux for files copied from Android via usb is effected by changing of time zone setting on Android after file was created. Reperformance: ...
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Network bridge between Termux and Alpine Linux QEMU

I have an Android phone with Termux. Using Termux I downloaded Alpine Linux x86 QEMU. The problem: Other devices on the network cannot ping and communicate with the Alpine Linux QEMU. So that's why I ...
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How to automatically reconnect Android devices with 'KDE Connect'?

I like KDE Connect and want to automatically re-/connect a former paired android device on start up, after suspend or standby mode. I'm using $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ...
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In dm-verity, why does the entire hash tree need to be verified?

Based on this answer, apparently dm-verity attempts to verify a block when a block is attempted to be accessed. When verifying a block, it goes up the hash tree to verify the root hash. Why not just ...
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Bridged NIC is unreachable via my host PC

I have an ethernet connection between my AOSP device and host PC, once I set ipv4 for both on the same subnet i can connect between them but once I create a bridge on my AOSP device and make its NIC ...
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Geo-spoofing (a desktop app for Debian)?

I want to spoof my location on my android device without jailbreaking. I saw this post about desktop software that can spoof mobile device via usb. Can you please help me find a free alternative that ...
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SELinux policy for Android emulator

The Google Android emulator requires execheap permissions, otherwise it segfaults when SElinux is in enforcing mode. For those who are not familiar with the Android emulator: It uses a forked version ...
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YouTube Screencast from Android to TV gets interrupted when viewing MP4 video on Phone

When I use the built-in Screencast feature on my Android phone (Oppo Reno 4), I am able to cast a YouTube video from phone to my TV ([LG] webOS TV LM630BPTB), and then after I swipe down and tap ...
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What is /dev/selinux?

Is there a device node called /dev/selinux Android 13 init crashes with the following [ 1.417333] (7)[1:init]selinux: SELinux: Loaded file_contexts [ 1.417341] (7)[1:init]selinux: [ 1....
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Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS audio ticking when Android Studio emulator is running

I'm a Linux newbie. I recently installed Pop!_OS 22.04 because of its hybrid graphic driver. The problem is that when I open the Android Studio emulator, the system audio starts to crackle and there ...
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How to mount binary image of emmc and read partition table [duplicate]

Hi I got a emmc dump for an android tv, I have the bin file for the userarea which I want to analyse and learn, there’s 2 think I want to first learn how to do. 1: I want to know how to mount the ...
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Install Waydroid on Debian Bookworm

I am trying to run an Android app on a Debian laptop (Storytel). I installed Waydroid from their repository, but it fails to initialise: root@x1v5:/etc/apt# waydroid init [23:15:43] ERROR: Binder node ...
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Waydroid bluetooth passthrough workaround

I recently discovered waydroid to easily integrate android apps into my linux laptop. However it doesn't support bluetooth. So is there any workaround such to make waydroid work with bluetooth. Or is ...
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Inmo Air Smart glasses. Resize screen

I bought a pair of these a few months ago, but they didn't come with prescription lenses. So last week, I had a technician make lenses for them. Now, the problem seems to be that the bottom of the (...
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Rsyslog imfile equivalent for Android non-root?

I am on Android 13 and use an app (not my app) that generates csv log files with tens of thousands of lines. I am trying to get these log entries to my central log server in the easiest and most ...
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'unicode/ucnv.h' file not found when cross compiling PHP for Android

I'm trying to cross compile PHP to Android. After i ran ./configure --host=$TARGET --enable-static --without-iconv all went fine. But when i run make CFLAGS=-I/usr/include/unicode i get following ...
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How to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0

I want to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0, without having to create an actual ISO file. The purpose is to share it to an Android device running VLC. Android/VLC is only able to open discs (...
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miscutils error when compiling BusyBox for Android

I'm trying to compile Busybox for Android. Command used: make CC=$TOOLCHAIN/bin/$TARGET$API-clang \ AR=$TOOLCHAIN/bin/llvm-ar \ RANLIB=$TOOLCHAIN/bin/llvm-ranlib \ CFLAGS="-I/home/...
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Installing Linux on my Android Device

Is there a way where I can install Linux on this device to steam games using the STEAM client without a PC and any problems? I am currently without a PC and am thinking of alternative ways, i.e. ...
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How do i configure my laptop for Hardware Acceleration for the Android Emulator to use KVM? (I use arch linux)

I am a newbie, and I use Arcolinux (Arch based) and hyprland-Wayland. So I was installing Android Studio, and then in the installation it asked me to configure hardware acceleration for Android ...
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android : from a modern Android system, how to install an old apk only compatible to an older Android system

android : from a modern Android system, how to install an old apk only compatible to an older Android system?
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How would you assign read-only permissions to run ls -l /proc/{pid}/fd for processes you don't own using SELinux in Android

I am developing an application on Android as a non-root user.  However, I need read access to all the /proc/{pid}/fd files so as to check the inode numbers from the symlink under fd. How do I do that ...
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How do I change the user agent of K-9 Mail's IMAP client on Android?

I'm trying to use k-9 mail on android to connect to my organization's IMAP server which is being run as an outlook.office365.com service. As I'm sure many of you know, Microsoft recently turned off ...
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Wifite on Termux in Android device doesn't find wireless interfaces

I try to run and start Wifite on Termux on my Android phone but received this error: . . ...
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Android not use DNS personal! (Spoofing ipv6 DNS possible?)

I have a personal DNS server (use ubound) in my network. I disabled my home wifi router's DNS to use my own and pass my personal router's DNS parameters for ads blocking. All home devices work ...
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How fix "No rule to make target 'arch/arm64/boot/dts/kona-rumi.dtb', needed by '__build'. Stop

Previously, I had the same error related to the file: arch/arm64/boot/dts/qcom/apq8016-sbc.dtb, but I solved it by deleting the line subdir-y += qcom from the arch/arm64/boot/dts/Makefile. Now a new ...
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Can't enable IPv4 forwarding via adb shell

I've got a rooted Android phone and am trying to enable IPv4 forwarding via adb shell. If I do host$ adb shell phone$ su -c "echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward" then it works just ...
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bash: sdkmanager: command not found (chrome os linux)

I tried to install Android SDK Command-Line Tools: unzipped commandlinetools-linux-9477386_latest.zip made directory a/cmdline-tools/latest and put there command line tools files After I tried to ...
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