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Android NDK Beginner's Guide by Sylvain Ratabouil

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Time for action – setting up your Android device on Ubuntu

  1. Go to Home | Menu | Settings | Application | Development on your mobile device (may change depending on your manufacturer).
  2. Enable USB debugging and Stay awake.
  3. Plugin your device to your computer using a data connection cable (beware, some cables are alimentation cables only and will not work!). Depending on your device, it may appear as a USB disk.
  4. Try to run ADB and list devices. If you are lucky, your device works out of the box and the list of devices appears. In that case, you can ignore the following steps:
    $ adb devices
    
    Time for action – setting up your Android device on Ubuntu
  5. If ????????? appears instead of your device name (which is likely), ...

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