[ubuntu-uk] More phone problems/observations

David King linuxman at avoura.com
Thu Apr 9 18:28:58 UTC 2015


Yes, no problem now adding contacts from received calls.

But still my Ubuntu PC cannot connect to the Ubuntu Phone when connected 
via USB.


David King


On 09/04/15 19:05, Gareth France wrote:
> I love the fact going to advanced setting in Dekko just brings up a 
> message saying 'not implemented'.
>
> It looks like the option to share a URL via messaging is there but the 
> issues with copy and paste are well known and being worked on. I have 
> just tried it and was able to load the browser, click on the url, the 
> full url is displayed highlighted. I then hold down on the highlighted 
> address and the option to copy was presented. However I can't see any 
> way to paste and email it as you say.
>
> Did you figure out adding contacts in the end?
>
>
> On 09/04/15 18:42, David King wrote:
>> I am having trouble sending things by email, such as if I see a webpage
>> I went to email to myself and then view on my PC. I try to select and
>> copy the URL from the address bar, but although I can highlight the
>> whole lot at once, there is no option to copy. If I select part of the
>> URL, then the option to copy appears. So I can only copy it in bits.
>>
>> Then if I use Dekko, it will not send emails at all. I can paste stuff
>> into a new email, but when sending it gives an error -- I posted it as a
>> bug online already.
>>
>> If I try to use gmail to send an email, when I try to paste into the
>> email, all I get is a blue box filling the area to enter text with the
>> word Copy above it, thus giving me only the option to copy and not to 
>> paste.
>>
>> If I want to share a URL from the web browser, the options are so
>> limited as to be useless -- only by text message or Telegram, there is
>> not even an option to share via Facebook (using the Facebook app
>> installed) or by gmail (using the gmail app).
>>
>>
>> So what is the solution to this? How can I share a URL from my Ubuntu
>> phone to send to my pc to view it on there later?
>
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