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How to launch Android Studio in elementary OS

To launch from Applications menu Option 1: First Open Android Studio Select "Configure" Click on "Create Desktop Entry" Now you can launch it from applications menu. Option 2: Creating .desktop ...
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How install ADB and Fastboot on elementary os?

ADB and Fastboot are available in the webupd8 PPA (including backports for Ubuntu 12.04, 11.10 and 11.04 as well as for older versions of elementary OS). You can install these tools using their PPA: ...
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How install ADB and Fastboot on elementary os?

sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot This command will install ADB and Fastboot for you. elementary OS Freya is built on top of Ubuntu 14.04 so it has the very same package ...
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Ways to synchronize Android smartphone

For these purposes, the most suitable KDE Connect in combination with KDE Connect Indicator. KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you ...
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MTP device connecting problem in files

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Source: Enable MTP-Support on ElementaryOS Keep in mind that this is a workaround and that the guide is ...
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Android Studio Error: Could not determine Java version

Read this for how to installing JDK on your elementary OS (also it works for java 7). Then If your problem still appears then go to Configure -> Project defaults -> Project structure -> SDK ...
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Ways to synchronize Android smartphone

You also use Pushbullet to a good sync of all your Android gadgets and Linux desktop. You can find more information about it at Pushbullet site In elementary OS, you must install Pushbullet-...
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Unable to install Android Studio on elementary OS

I have very recently installed Android studio, Instructions: GUI: Download the Android Studio for linux, place it in home directory. (Not mandatory, but prefer) Unpack the downloaded ZIP, right ...
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Loki, libmtp error when copying to Android device

This might only be a file system limitation on your android device / sdcard. Double-check its file system and the characters that it supports. You might want to test to copy files without any ...
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How to open .apk with Elementary OS?

You may use Genymotion to start an android emulator. Once a Genymotion emulator is started, drag & drop your apk, it will be installed and started like in Bluestacks. https://www.genymotion.com/...
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Cannot access Android device from Pantheon Files ("Unable to Mount Folder")

Have you tried connecting with MTP? Install mtpfs with sudo apt install mtpfs. You can also use KDE Connect to communicate between your device and computer. If that doesn't work, this isn't the ...
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Connecting an Android 5.1 device - unable to detect the device

On your tablet, go to Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity and select MSC as USB mode. Sony does not ship the MTP drivers for Linux.
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MTP device connecting problem in files

I asked a similar question here: How can I get Noise and Photos to recognize my phone? maybe it will help you out. I was able to get my Galaxy s6 to work (except for Noise).
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