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There is really easy ways to root your device from linux/mac using heimdall which is an open source alternative of odin PC. I will put two methods one auto root ,and an other one to root using heimdall choose the one that suite you best. First I should say : in my opinion self rooting apps are not really secure ,since you will root blind when you have no ...


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You need to root it and to unlock bootloader to install any custom OS. To do the latter one, refer to this guide by Sony: http://developer.sonymobile.com/unlockbootloader/unlock-yourboot-loader/. Beware, though, you'll probably cause bootloop when you unlock BL, so you'll need to flash ftf to boot into the device again (refer to 1)). Also, as far as I ...


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The answers given were great but I felt something needed to be added: If you boot into Android, you should be able to download the OTA file directly from your web browser.


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It seems you're on linux. If you're on debian or a derivative of it, try sudo apt-get install mtpfs. If you are on some other distro, try installing the mtpfs or libmtp package. Then reconnect your phone and it should work. This worked for my Moto E2 and G2 on Ubuntu 14.04


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There are many ways to copy the files from PC into your SD card. Simplest is the Android's native MTP mode, which you might be having trouble with detecting the device in Ubuntu/Mint. Method 1 You can use ADB as mentioned here by Izzy. Setup ADB and detect device on your PC (see Is there a minimal installation of ADB), open terminal and enter: adb push ...


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Download adb by typing in terminal: sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb Setup adb: You'll find plenty of tutorials on internet to setup adb. Now type this in the terminal: adb push /path/to/file /path/to/paste Replace the paths with your corresponding ones


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looks like u had the problem too (i had it when i used ubuntu for my first time). Please change your personal file sharing settings to get rid of this problem. press the windows key on your keyboard and type "personal file sharing " in the search box appeared(on ubuntu 12.04) then click on the folder with the exact name appeared in the search results ...


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In my CM12, I can do: adb shell getprop | grep -i cyanogenmod and the result it shows is: [ro.build.host]: [cyanogenmod] [ro.cmlegal.url]: [https://www.cyanogenmod.org/docs/privacy] [ro.error.receiver.system.apps]: [org.cyanogenmod.bugreport] [ro.rommanager.developerid]: [cyanogenmod] If you don't see cyanogenmod anywhere then either build.prop is ...


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As an alternative, or if you wish to use 100% FOSS, you can install a native Linux installation on your device using apps such as Linux Deploy, and simply apt-get install gcc.



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