Commands tagged ubuntu-phone (6)

  • Will append lines to the hosts file to do some basic ad blocking.


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    sudo mount -o remount,rw / && sudo cp /etc/hosts /etc/hosts.old && wget http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt && cp /etc/hosts ~/ && cat hosts.txt >> hosts && sudo cp hosts /etc/hosts
    bugmenot · 2016-06-06 15:01:19 7
  • This will download and install the latest version of the open store on the ubuntu phone, this store includes unconfined applications such as the TweakGeek and the Ubuntu Touch Tweak Tool. You can see the install instructions from here: https://open.uappexplorer.com/docs#install Show Sample Output


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    wget https://open.uappexplorer.com/api/download/openstore.openstore-team/openstore.*_*_armhf.click && pkcon install-local --allow-untrusted openstore.*_*_armhf.click
    bugmenot · 2016-02-04 14:24:46 9
  • This command is true for ubuntu touch on french langage


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    syncevolution --export /home/phablet/Documents/utcontact.vcf backend=evolution-contacts database=Personnel
    MetallicaMust · 2016-02-05 02:35:25 7
  • To fix this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity8/+bug/1389698


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    gsettings reset com.canonical.Unity.Dash favorite-scopes
    bugmenot · 2016-02-07 17:50:19 6
  • Warning this will allow you to write to the system image on the phone, not recommended. But sometimes useful.


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    sudo mount -o remount,rw /
    bugmenot · 2016-02-07 17:57:19 6
  • Get the latest and hopefully greatest to test out on the Ubuntu Phone - sometimes broken but always interesting. https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/image-channels/


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    sudo system-image-cli --switch ubuntu-touch/rc-proposed/ubuntu --build 0
    bugmenot · 2016-02-07 18:24:28 4

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