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sudo error unable to resolve host locahost (using linuxdeploy on android device)

So I installed linuxdeploy on my phone to mess around with a debian linux. Installed debian 9 for arm64 and so far so good. Only when I run any "sudo" command, I'm getting the following warning: ...
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How can I get my photos off of an old cell phone in Linux?

I have an old, non-Android flip phone (Samsung SPH-M400) from about 2012, and I would like to get the photos off of it. The phone is fully functional, but its service is deactivated. I have tried ...
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Getting a true open-source only OS running on a phone? Android?

I've read a lot, and heard both sides, but still slightly in the cloud when it comes to android. Android is a open source OS, but when I buy a phone, it comes preloaded with google services and apps ...
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Turn a Raspberry Pi 3B+ (Raspian Stretch) into a bluetooth headset (HSP)

I have a high end USB headset that I am trying to use with my cell phone for making phone calls while in my office. Obviously, I cannot plug a USB headset into an Android or iPhone so I am attempting ...
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Recover data from broken Samsung phone

I've got an old Android phone with broken display and I'd like to get the data (in particular photos) out of it. I connected it to my computer but it did not mount automatically and mount says that "...
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Touch command “Invalid timestamp” android phone

I have used the adb shell command to shell into my android device. I then tried to run the command... touch -t 201108231405.14 *.png To changed the modified time of all the files in the Photos ...
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Access files on Samsung GT-S5230 (Avila)

I'm a new (still new) linux user (Fedora, LXDE). The phone I currently use is Samsung Avila, or Samsung Star (Samsung GT-S5230, http://www.samsung.com/pl/consumer/mobile-devices/other-phones/others/...
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Arch Linux: not able to get to Nokia phone storage

I have a Nokia 230 mobile (basic model). I am using Arch Linux. I was able to connect mobile to my laptop using USB and was able to see the storage files using pcmanfn (file manager). I used to get ...
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How to install Linux (or a similar OS) on smartphone?

I need to install Linux on my next mobile, a smartphone, which will be my first one. How do I do that? I mean, it surely won't have a CD drive and I don't see a way for including a USB drive or even ...
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How to switch Huawei CDMA 2252+ to USB from CD-ROM?

I have Huawei CDMA 2252+ phone and I want to connect it to Linux to send SMS. In Fedora 15 (64bit) it is taken as CD-ROM. This is the output of dmesg after the phone is plugged in. [10887.524339] ...
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How do I get my phone to ring using Linphone and MagicJack?

I have a VOIP number setup with Linphone and IPKall. I am using my old magicJack to connect my handset. The handset works for voice input and output, but when I receive a call, it only rings in the ...
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Is there an ARM repository for Arch Linux?

I'm trying to create a chroot for my rooted Android phone. I want to do this with the arch_bootstrap.sh script found on the wiki, but I can't find an ARM repository. My PC is x86_64 Arch Linux and my ...