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Raspberry Pi - Rainbow screen

I'm trying to boot up Exton's Android build on Raspberry Pi 2, but I seem to be getting the rainbow screen. Here is what I have - 4 partitions as follows boot which has 512 MB, flagged as bootable ...
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Raspberry PI 2 as screen mirroring adapter

I have a need for mirroring my Android phone display to TV/Monitor and besides I have RPi 2. Can I implement this without buying any additional devices, cables or adapters? Casting protocol is of no ...
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Connecting Android Tablet And RPI Using USB Cable

I have an Android application that can communicate with a device connected to OTG port in the android tab (via direct USB connection). It works fine. Now I want the Raspberry Pi to act as a repeater(...
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Can android os support lcd display with spi interface?

I installed android OS 5.0 on my Raspberry Pi, and I want to connect LCD display to it via the spi interface. Is it possible?
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Programmatically transfer the file/data from Raspberry Pi to android phone

I have a Raspberry Pi unit connected to a sensor. Sensor is writing measurements to the sd card of the Raspberry Pi unit every 10 hrs. Now I want to copy this data to a android phone to plot the ...
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Create a connectable accespoint on Raspberry Pi

I want to send Java IOStreams between my Mobile(Android App) and the Raspberry Pi to control some lights etc. with my Android App later. I thought about using the Raspberry Pi somehow as an Access-...
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Android on Raspberry Pi 2

This is a question that was already proposed in the past, but since there aren't any recent answers, I would like to ask it for newer models and environments. Is it possible to install Android (e.g., ...
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zImage install on Raspberry Pi 2

I have precompiled Android Kernel and modified it. After builduing I got an zImage. The Question is how can I install and boot the zImage on my raspberry pi 2? I'm using a SD-card.
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Raspberry Pi Linux, Android, and bridging it all together

I'm running a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian as a central controller. I have an external modem that feeds the Pi an internet connection through USB, and now I'm trying to reverse tether the rooted ...
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Running Google Now on Pi - possible? Or use Windows 10 Cortana?

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I was just wondering if it's possible to run Google Now using one. I was hoping to put a Raspberry Pi (with WiFi, a microphone and speaker) in a case and have Google Now ...
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SSH to RPI using android hotspot and PC

I'm trying to SSH into my pi but I don't have a wifi router in the area but I do have cell data. I've been working on giving the laptop internet access via usb tethering to my phone or having the ...
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Can I host a MineBuilder server?

Is it possible to host a minebuilder server on a raspberry pi? (B Model) Server Program: http://www.space-walrus.com/topic/53/minebuilder-server-program Any help is appreciated.
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Make a dumb TV smart with Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have a dumb TV which doesn't play most of the video formats like mkv or mp4. I want to make a system using Raspberry pi so that i can not only connect my pen drive or external hard drive using usb ...
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Executing commands on terminal via SSH from Android application

I'm developing an Android application to control a RC car. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running a Python script successfully controlling the motors moving the car. When I connect with Putty I am able to ...
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Control Pi Audio via bluetooth from phone

Effectively, I'm attempting to replace an iPod for use in my car to play music with the Pi. But, the special thing here is I want to be able to control what's played over bluetooth with my phone (...
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Sending text on android phone commanded by Raspberry pi USB, WITHOUT internet

I simply want the Raspberry Pi to instruct a mobile Android phone to send a text SMS. The preferred connection to the Pi is via USB. I do not have an internet connection in this configuration. I have ...
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Python serial script prevents android connection

The python script below connects via "rfcomm0" to the "Bluefruit EZ-link module" on the "Arduino Uno" but prevents the bluetooth connection from my android app. If I change the script to use "/dev/...
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Raspberry Pi OS for a project [closed]

I have a project that will involve ultrasonic sensors, input interface(buttons, etc.), Audio output and a GPS shield (cooking hacks) I would like to know whether i am better off using Android OS or ...
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Creating an Android “remote” app for Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

Similar to how you can control XBMC/Kodi/Raspbmc through the Android app "Yatse XBMC/Kodi Remote Control". Can anyone confirm whether either a.) there is something out there for Raspbian, or b.) if ...
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What's the best way to interface RPi with an Android app?

For my university senior project, I've been tasked with creating an Android app that will function as a HUD for the driver of a Formula Hybrid vehicle. The Raspberry Pi will gather all sorts of data ...
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Using python with bluetooth to communicate

I'm trying to write a simple program to communicate between the RPi and a bluetooth cellphone. I went with this tutorial: Bluetooth Python tutorial for RPi and was able to connect to the phone and ...
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Android on Raspberry Pi [duplicate]

Is there a way to run Android on a Raspberry Pi? Or at least run Android apps? I know there are ways to run Android apps in Chrome, but does this work on the Pi?
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Is it possible to power a raspberry pi using android phone in USB host Mode?

The android phone can be used in USB host mode to power an arduino, pen drive, mouse. Is it possible to use the android phone to power a raspberry pi?
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Raspberry might fail to boot after a power cut, why android does not have problems with this?

As asked in title, can anybody answer? Could raspberry be made equally poweroff resistant as an android phone to which battery is unexpectedly removed? It would be so great to have a rpi power cut ...
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Android XBMC Remote with Raspberry Pi Hotspot

just got a a raspberry pi. preloaded with open elec. I noticed that I could setup a hot spot. I just wondering is at all possible to use Android XBMC Remote to connect to the open elec hotspot and ...
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So is there any C++ alternative for PiUi?

So actually I have a little project that require the Pi to communicate to a Smartphone (in this case android device) to transact data (sending and receiving command, etc) via any available connection (...
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Is there a way to compile Android apps?

I have a Jenkins server running successful on my rpi and now I wonder if I can build Android applications with it. I know it is a duplicate question to this one (How can I compile Android applications?...
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“Easy” Headless File Transfer

So what I am trying to do is, by any means, transfer one .txt file from my phone to the Raspberry Pi. However, I want to be able to do this without inputting a pin, via bluetooth, that I have to ...
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Using the UV4L driver to stream video from the raspberry pi camera to android phone

Hello raspberry people! I'm posting a new question because I don't have enough rep on raspberrypi.stackexchange to post a comment on this post: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/15000/...
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android device as USB Mass Storage

I've connected my nexus 4 to one of the usb ports on the model b, but it fails to mount the internal storage in /media. How do I get access to the internal storage? Connected as Media device (MTP), ...
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Android commincate to Raspberry Pi through otg

I am working on a project and was wondering if it possible to communicate between both devices through the otg. The idea the app on the phone will send a command through the otg and the pi will have a ...
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How to enable Wifi direct on the Raspberry Pi using the TL-WN721N wireless Adapter (Noob instruction)

I was looking to find noob instructions on how to connect to the Raspberry Pi using Wifi Direct from either a phone or another computer. I tried a few instruction but they are aimed for more advanced ...
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Using Bluetooth to control GPIO pins

I have 5 strips of LEDs that are linked up to 5 transistors, nothing special. I want to be able to create an android app that when I press a button it sends a command via Bluetooth to the Raspberry Pi ...
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Compile Android application with gradle

I have a continuous integration library to compile android applications with nodejs and gradle from commits on Git server. I'm trying to install on RPI, but I can't. I need the Android SDK but when ...
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Can I develop Android apps on my Raspberry Pi?

I want to get into Android app development. Can I can do it on the Raspberry Pi? I know I've got enough space on my card, but the Android developer site won't tell me what the Linux system ...
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Android screen cast/mirroring to Raspberry Pi?

How I can cast my Android screen to the Raspbian? Per this Android 4.3 is added some API for easy screen casting, Settings > Device > Display > Cast screen however I couldn't find anyway to make that ...
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Using android phone as router to use RasPi by RDPDesk

I've set up my Pi to work on my home router, so that I can access it headlessly by using RDPDesk on my laptop. I've done this by entering the ssid and key of the network in /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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How to communicate with Pi through a tablet/phone (Android) in a no-internet environment

I've started to make a web app that's used to communicate with the Pi (access through local ip). The Pi is used as an automate machine. It launch/control motors depending on sensors, etc. I can work ...
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Controlling the Pi by an Android phone through a webpage

I want to control my raspberry pi from my android phone using a webpage that I will create myself, the idea is that I'll write a program both for my phone and for my raspberry pi. Then Pi will then be ...
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Communication with Android over WiFi

I'm aiming to connect to a Raspberry Pi from my Android phone over WiFi (WiFi direct isn't supported in my phone). I just need to forward character based commands to an Arduino board and maybe send a ...
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Reading android debug data from raspberry

Is there any way to read data from android device connected in debug mode? I want to read the same data, that shows in Eclipse's LogCat.
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What steps would I need to take to use a kindle fire screen with my RPi?

I have a first-generation Kindle Fire and a RPi. The Kindle Fire screen has a LVDS interface. The Kindle Fire runs a modified version of an Android OS. As background, I have moderate experience in ...
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Kernel panic Attempted to kill init! - Android kernel on raspberry pi

I compiled an Android Linux kernel for raspberry pi. The board seems to boot with that kernel but I get the following error when it tries to run /init process. Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted ...
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How to connect Pi to an Android phone through WiFi Direct?

I am trying to connect Raspberry Pi with a Samsung Galaxy S3 through WiFi Direct. The online information on such process is quite sparse. The most close reference I can find is from CodeMonkeyRicky's ...
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Tether Android Phone to Raspberry Pi (for MMS/SMS)

I recently got a RPI coming from the land of Arduino, and I was wondering as I've been searching Google for this has anyone found a way to tether their phone to their Pi. I'm looking to use my phone ...
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Android 2.2 won't start

I'm collecting all the RPi OS that o can because some of them have functions and apps that others haven't, and I think that it can be useful. Recently I've created a SD with last Android image on ...
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Using android phone's sensors on raspberry pi

I'm new to raspberry pi. I was wondering if it was possible to connect an android phone to raspberry pi so that Rpi can read the data from the phone's sensors. It could be a direct USB connection. ...
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SSH from Android to rPI using USB?

Is it possible to connect a rooted Android device to a RPI via USB and then SSH into the RPI from the Android device over the USB connection? If so is there any documents or tutorials out there that ...
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Can I have Google Now running on Android in a Raspberry Pi?

I have seen some sites which supposedly offers android for Raspberry pi. Are they stable builds? Is it possible to have Google Now running in android in Raspberry pi? If so, how?
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Using an Android phone or tablet as a keyboard or mouse

There are many remote apps to let Android devices control XBMC installations. Is there anything that would act as a generic keyboard or mouse, to allow an Android phone to control Raspbian, ...