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The same reasons a Windows phone does haven't an "Add Hardware Wizard" either. Phones have harsher legal requirements to follow than regular Ultrabooks/PCs. In the US for instance, there is 911 emergency service/geolocation, Amber alerts, Tsunami/Tornado/emergency alerts (that can turn on the phone when the power is off), and supposedly NSA backdoors ...
On desktops and laptops, drivers are a necessary evil. Hardware is often user-serviceable and prone to changes, and there is a huge variety of possible combinations. On phones and tablets, this isn't quite so. You can't really change the hardware easily. It's entirely safe to disallow driver installation since you don't really need it. It is a lot easier to ...
I solved the same problem by uninstalling F-Droid and installing it new via the browser (as I don't know how to change the repository address).
OK the problem was that I used the wrong version of fastboot. It was already installed on my Mac so when I was running the flash-all script it was actually running the system version. So I modified the script to make sure the path to fastboot was actually pointing to the good version. And voilà, it took about 7 minutes after reboot.
OK, I found the answer myself. This is almost too weird to be true, but it has to do with another app that dims the screen slightly.
I think this is a bug in Lollipop, I found this on another app forum: I’m getting the Error Code -504 (INSTALL_FAILED_UID_CHANGED) when installing App from Google Play Try to erase the “/data/data/appnamespace” directory on your device and try again. This is a “bug” Android 5.0 Lollipop developer preview which was fixed in the final release version. ...
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