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Re-installing GNURoot Debian on Android Kitkat

Recently i was using GNURoot Debian to run debian on my android kitkat device. But I had to uninstall it due to some reasons. Now i am installing it again and it is not installing. It says : ...
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Copying multiple files in gnuroot debian

I was running GNURoot Debian on my android to get a debian environment (as I am a student and can't afford a PC). I have some image files in a directory and want to copy them all at the same time so I ...
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setcap settings do not reflect in getcap

root@localhost:~# setcap cap_net_raw+p /bin/ping root@localhost:~# getcap /bin/ping root@localhost:~# ls -l $(which ping) -rwsr-xr-x. 1 root root 34752 Nov 8 2014 /bin/ping root@localhost:~# ping ...
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Running lxde in fullscreen in GNURoot Debian

I am trying to run LXDE on GNURoot Debian on Android. GNURoot Debian uses XTightVNCServer to provide an X environment over VNC, which I can connect to using RealVNC. But when I try to start LXDE using ...
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Anyone installed GNU Debian root sucessfully on a Kindle? (without rooting)

My goal is to be able to compile java programs on my Kindle. I have installed GNU Debian root on a Samsung S7 and then subsequently installed default-jdk. This didn't involve rooting the device. I was ...
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Gnuroot Wheezy fails to install on Android 7.0

I've just installed Gnuroot and Gnuroot Wheezy on my Samsung phone (Android 7.0). I can't get past the Creat New Rootfs stage, though: my device says "unpacking a rootfs", thinks for a few seconds ...
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Cannot install packages using dnf in Fedora 22 on ARM platform

I have installed Fedora 22 (using rootfs) on an Android 5.0 device with ARMv7 processor using GNURoot app. This is working OK. All commands in the rootfs execute OK. However, I have a problem with dnf....
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