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Where can I find a thorough introduction to Android?

I recently bought an Android product (HOTT MD500), with no English-language manual. I've used Linux for more than 10 years, so I generally have no difficulty adapting to various interface changes, but ...
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What are the standard GUI elements called?

Is there a list of what the standard elements on an Android devices are called? I can use everything just fine, but explaining to others to "use that bar at the top" and "the button that looks like a ...
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Filesystem hierarchy, that defines the directory structure and directory contents of Android?

I have searched, but haven't yet been able to find, an authoritative documentation of the filesystem hierarchy of the Android OS. Can someone tell me whether this exists at all and if so, where?
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Documentation/reference for fastboot

Where can I find the documentation for fastboot in Android SDK's platform-tools? I know that running fastboot on its own gives a quick help for the different commands, but I'd like to know about ...
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adb shell mount command: documentation?

I'm creating a guide for noobs on editing the SystemUI.apk on the US Galaxy S3. But, before I post the guide, I want to make sure I know my stuff! I'm looking to learn about ADB (and ADB shell) and ...
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Is there a 'User manual' for Android 2.1?

The user guides that came with my Android 2.1 phone are pretty basic and mostly geared to the mobile company's interface and apps. I've come across this PDF guide to Android 2.2. Is there something ...
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Why can't I copy files between the external & interal SD on an Android 4.2 tablet?

When I insert a micro-SD card into the tablet, I can open the graphical "file manager" in the apps and view which files & folders are on the internal-SD and the external-SD. However I can not ...
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Nexus One User's Guide Printed Book?

Does the Nexus One come with a printed (i.e. real paper, not PDF) User's Guide? Note: I know that the N1's User's Guide PDF can be downloaded from here, but I would hate to use my poor printer to ...
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Android Jelly Bean help or user manual

Can I get inline help with functionality in my Android device? For example, my good old Nokia had a help feature, with which after selecting an item for a few seconds, it used to display the ...
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Is there some documentation how exactly does the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) works?

Is there some detailed documentation how exactly does the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) on Android devices works?
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List of all actions protected by given permission

I am supposed to perform static analysis of an APK that has a lot of permissions requested in the Manifest. I would like to find out whether all the permissions requested are really needed by the app ...
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Failed to start emulator: No such file or directory

Alright So I downloaded the android SDK bundle for linux because I want to start making some apps, but i've ran into a couple of problems here. when I tried to create an emulator through the AVD ...
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where can I find man page for top

I have a bugreport file containing output from (as it says) top -n 1 -d 1 -m 30 -t The -m option is not known on my ubuntu linux, wo where can I find the android man page for the top command? I don'...