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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, ...
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Bluetooth connection

Can anybody tell me exactly what I need to do in order to get my android phone to communicate to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth? I am new to this and I have made an Android app that has 2 buttons ...
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Receiving files from Android via Bluetooth?

I currently have an Android application that is paired to my Pi via the Bluetooth dongle. In order to receive a file, I have to manually accept for the transfer to occur. Is there way to bypass this ...
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Need help with (ambitious?) project

I gave up on using my Pi as a VPN'd NAS, since the CPU is too slow to handle OpenVPN (see here Low bandwidth internet over VPN). So I want to set it up to do (all of) the following: Control a light ...
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Communicate Between Android Phone and Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I was planning on connecting my Raspberry Pi to my Android phone to both tether internet and open a TCP/IP port to communicate between an Android app and RasPi program, but it seems the Android SDK is ...
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OpenElec 2.95.5 RPi + XBMC Android remote control

I'm having problems with my xbmc remote app on android, to control openelec running on my RasberryPi. OpenElec Build: 2.95.5 (seems to be equal to xbmc froyo) Problem: - Not listing TV SHOW in ...
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Looking for a low-power, low-footprint WiFi solution

I am working on turning my Pi into a "Car-puter," and will be using one of the Pi-specific XBMC images (Xbian, Raspbian, perhaps OpenELEC). I would like to use the XBMC Android Remote app to be able ...
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Would this touchscreen work with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm looking at getting this 659GL-70NP/C/T touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi but I'm not sure if the touch surface will work with the Raspberry Pi Android OS. Will it?
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How can I compile Android applications?

I want to use the pi as a continuous integration server. One type of the software are Android applications. Is it possible to have the Android SDK or something similar to compile Android apps? I didn'...
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How do I add 3G connectivity?

How do I extend the hardware of Raspberry Pi to add GSM/3G connection? Is it likely that the Android port will be able to utilise such a connection?
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Is there anything to prevent Android running on Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android? It doesn't appear in the list of OSs known to run on RPi. But it would be great to see an inexpensive Android tablet using this device. Most Android ...
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Can I install Android?

Is there an Android port for the Raspberry Pi, and if so, where can I find out more about it?

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