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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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Forward Traffic to virtual box (Genymotion)

I am running an Android virtual machine (Samsung Galaxy S10 & android 10.0 API29) using Genymotion. I have a VPN running there (OpenVPN protocol). Now I am running all this over my Debian based ...
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Is it possible for data to be persisted when redeploying a parition table to a previously used disk?

I am currently working on a project which uses a custom Android operating system, the project requires going back and forth between different versions of this OS (android 5 and android 9 respectively)....
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USB Tethering shows as Ethernet

I have Network Manager on my Arch Linux machine. Output of ifconfig: enp0s18f2u1: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 192.168.241.167 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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Is there a command to get the current memory address of the current shell script/command?

I wanted to do some protection against the memory dumping when users can recover my shell script's commands using the (delete) tag and then recover it from its memory address. So I thought it could ...
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How can I make an android app and its dockerized version run in the same network?

I am using an app on an android phone, and trying to migrate the data of the app to another phone. The app requires both devices in the same network. Direct transfer always fail after transferring a ...
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get all the files to be compiled from .config file

I have an old kernel and I didn't manage to get the toolchain to cross compile it. So I decided to upgrade this version of the kernel. My question is how can I know all the files(source, blobs and ...
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xedit fails and exits with fileMenu error

So I am trying to run xedit version 1.2.2 in Termux on my phone. I am using XServer XSDL for my X11 Server. ~ $ export DISPLAY=:0 ~ $ export PULSE_SERVER=tcp:127.0.0.1:4713 ~ $ export XEDIT=xedit-1.2....
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/proc won't mount in kali linux running under Android

I'm now using kali Linux on termux. I had several problems like /proc is not mounted, /proc permission denied, etc. ps -auxtells this: > root@localhost:~# ps -aux > > Error: /proc must be ...
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Cross Compilation ARMHF or Compilation for Android from Debian or Ubuntu package?

I have two options to compile: Cross-compile using an amd64 Ubuntu or Debian system for armhf package compilation. Run an armhf image of Ubuntu or Debian in QEMU. The problem I have is that when ...
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QEMU KVM Black Screen

I have KVM enabled on my phone and it works, but it stays on a black screen except for QEMU Monitor stdio (But it only shows text like Press a key to boot from CD/DVD. In GUI sections, a line flashes)...
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Android device connected via USB is added to audio group

I am trying to work remotely with an android mobile device connected to ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS machine. The problem is that the device is not identified correctly. It seems that the device is recognized ...
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Serial device (/dev/serial/) not showing up on Android

Trying to connect a serial device (3d printer) through the USB port in order to communicate with it (klipper firmware) on an Android device (LOS 18.1/Android 11, 3.18 kernel). But I can't find it in /...
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What is task_exec_wq on android linux

What is task_exec_wq and cmdq_flushq on android linux. I was exploring processes on my android phone using adb shell and i found root 80 2 0 0 0 0 I [...
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Is there any performance overhead due to android emulation on linux?

Is there any performance overhead due to android emulation on linux since android uses a linux kernel. Does it utilize the underlying kernel to achieve minimum performance overhead similar to a ...
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pushing image to camera in android studio emulator

Allright so I'm noob at linux and coding and need help. I followed this video https://youtu.be/E89XQXrA_tI and succesfully fed image to camera but I don't know how to stop loop and replace image ...
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USB devices in android, without a module in the android kernel

I have a rather strange theoretical question. For example, when I connect a USB device to my Linux AMD64 PC, the functionality of this USB device depends on the presence of the corresponding module in ...
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Why can't I create a file in a directory with permissions 777?

I've got a directory on an Android device that I've set to permission 777. But as a non-root user while I can touch existing files with these permissions, I can't create new files. $ ls -la total 0 ...
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How to avoid "# messages dropped." when logging?

I am logging messages from a low-level C application that is actually running on Android. Whenever my code goes to the crucial part of a library I am using, I get the log message "1002 messages ...
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rclone android (Termux) error: "Fatal error: failed to mount fuse fs: fusermount: signal: bad system call"

I'm in the middle of trying to mount my OneDrive cloud files to my android phone via Termux v0.118.0. I've been able to install rclone and link my remote drive to the phone, where I can confirm ...
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Genymotion error host-only network interface

Guys I installed genymotion on my Kali Linux, but when I open it I'm seeing the following error: An error has occurred while trying to create a virtualbox host-only network interface I can't fix it, ...
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Accessing files on Android devices via a mounted file system

I want to mount my phone on my GNU/Linux machine. Mount Android phone file system on Linux manually mentions the Android file system and that is not exactly what I am looking for (which may be the ...
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Manjaro: how to update Android Studio (with snap) to bumblebee version?

I have the Archtic Fox version. All my straight friends have the bumblebee version. I want the bumblebee version too. HELP. I think I used snap. I tried "snap refresh" but nothing happened. ...
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How is the Rockchip network stack implementation in Android as of Android 10?

How is the Rockchip network stack implementation in Android as of Android 10? Specifically the Rockchip rk3326? I recently got a Rockchip device and it is really slow while running Android 10 (Q). I'm ...
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Problem adding Android Bliss OS to GRUB

Here's what's going on: I have an ACER laptop and it has Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Windows. It had an old Linux Mint Sarah partition that I reformatted into NTFS for a Bliss OS installation. I went through ...
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Using android as a monitor using usb

I want to create a media server with an old laptop. I have setup a ubuntu OS for use and jellyfin as a media server. I am a Beginner to UBUNTU Is there a method to screen mirror/ use a android as a ...
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Get info about dm devices if /dev/mapper/control does not exist

I am on an Android device and there are several dm devices under /sys/block for example /sys/block/dm-0 and /sys/block/dm-1. I want to get information about these devices under C. For example where ...
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Fastboot recognizes device but unable to flash (stuck with no output) on Ubuntu based systems

I'm trying to flash a custom ROM on my Android smartphone using fastboot on the Ubuntu based Pop!_OS. When trying to flash the recovery, the command does not output anything and is stuck. However I ...
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After "du -a", video file format not supported in android

I connected my android device to ubuntu, and ran the command du -a . | sort -n -r | head -n 10 by going to the home directory of the android file system to know the top 10 largest folders occupying my ...
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Why is running Linux on android via UserLAnd less performant?

Now that LinuxOnDex has been discontinued by Samsung a lot of people use UserLAnd to run Linux on their android phones instead. On the web i read a lot that running linux via UserLAnd is not very ...
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Issues building an Android kernel

I'm trying to build a kernel with the CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_CH341 driver for my Xiaomi Redmi 6 running LOS, but I'm having troubles doing so. My best guess would be that I have the wrong toolchain? I ...
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why doesn't mkdir have a selinux policy file in android?

I have seen even toolbox (ls , rm.. etc) has selinux policy file. But, mkdir I don't see any selinux policy existing what is difference between these two ?
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StartX fail in chroot

I have Debian in my sdcard(as parition) and I mount it to my Android using Linux Deploy(it is an app that creates chroot environment). So,what is the problem? Problem is about startx. I want to ...
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Linux on Android tablet

I have a very old Android tablet (Toshiba AT200) and I would like to flash it with Linux (Ubuntu touch, Jingpad...). I didn't find my tablet in https://forum.xda-developers.com. Do you have any ...
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VirtualBox andrioid not run games EVE Echoes and "Кошки и суп"

I install in VirtualBox , android-x86_64-9.0-r2.iso but this not go EVE Echoes and Кошки и суп I want to understand why the emulator does not run games, but at the same time it runs other programs ...
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Is there any way to delete this garbled folder on a Android device?

*****************The main content of the question A few months ago, I accidentally disconnected the device during the execution of the adb push instruction and left a folder with more than 30 GB of ...
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Building android kernel module without exact kernel source and configs

I'm building a very simple android kernel module (returns with no operation in init_module) for my android emulator(that's not a AVD emulator, is a vm on VirtualBox.) Problem Unfortunatly, I've no ...
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How to get voicemail from call-in service onto computer

I am using an Android phone without visual voicemail. Is there any way I can download the voicemails onto my linux computer? Seeking the linux solution to this question.
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How can I install "sudo" without root access in termux?

I am using termux Linux emulator. I tried most of the Linux commands and most of it worked but when I tried sudo it shows No superuser binary detected. Are you rooted? I think it needs the device ...
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Android via Linux

I've been searching for any articles/tutorials/advice concerning using Linux to manipulate Android. Specifically, use Linux(mint--mate) terminal commands and/or programs that I can root, unlock ...
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Software suggestion for rotating proxies on android and windows

proxychains-ng like proxy rotating software for android and windows.Can someone give examples. any software in which i can input thousands of free proxies and it will route tracfic changing ip every ...
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Difficulty mounting broken android phone

My wife has/had a Sony Xperia which the screen smashed. It had a few months worth of photos of the kids on it, which I would very much like to recover, but I can't spend several hundred dollars ...
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How do I list that all static linked device driver in Android?

How I can get all of device drivers that static linked in kernel image on Android? I know that there is a way that list dynamic loaded device driver with lsmod from adb shell. How do I do it?
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Audio Dongle to Transmit Audio to Android device as Headset (HSP / HFP)

I am looking for some pointers on how to do the following: I would like to transmit the Audio from my Mac (OSX) to an Android Device via the Hands-Free Profile. Basically I want to connect the Android ...
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Can't "Browse device" with kdeconnect

When I try and browse my Android device using kdeconnectd by: Right clicking on the kdeconnect-indicator icon in my system tray Click on the dropdown with my phone's name Click on "Browse device&...
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Android emulator crashing ubuntu when interacting with panel

I am using ubuntu 20.04. I recently installed android studio, and the emulator seems to be buggy at best. Specifically when I interact with the side panel of the AVD instance, it crashes. Inspecting ...
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Can I Install Termux on Linux?

We can install a Linux sub-system like CentOS or Ubuntu on Termux, but is it possible to have a Termux-like sub-system on Linux? In Termux the installations of some packages are much easier with pkg ...
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Convert android phone into linux server(bare metal performance)?

I want to convert some old android phones(2017+) into SSH only servers, is it possible? My objectives are: run the phones 24/7 without a battery I don't want to use anything besides the motherboard ...
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What is the file of a USB in Android?

Considering that Android uses the Linux kernel, and that it reflects the recognized devices in /dev, /media and /run/media, where is the equivalent of fe. /dev/sda for a USB flash? I know Android isn'...
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How to (try to) recover files from android smartphone on linux?

The only solution that I've found, is to copy the block of the smartphone memory (by the way it is difficult to identify the exact block in the new android versions) with dd, simply mount it with ...
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How to install Glodroid for the Pinephone onto a microSD Card

How to install Glodroid 0.6.1 onto a microSD card? A microSD card allows Glodroid to be tried out without permanently writing to the PinePhone, ie, its EMMC. A slot-in-to-try-and-slot-out-when-done ...
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