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    Good deal! Glad you got it worked out. ;-)

    Good deal! Glad you got it worked out. ;-)
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    Sticky: I was going to mention permissions. Thanks. g

    I was going to mention permissions. Thanks.

    g
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    Sticky: Just the phone.

    Just the phone.
  4. Thread: Tethering?

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    Because everyone wants to get paid. At least...

    Because everyone wants to get paid. At least that's my take on it. :)

    g
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    I fixed the boo boo in the original post. Thanks...

    I fixed the boo boo in the original post. Thanks for pointing it out.

    /etc/fstab indeed needs to have:


    # mountpoint for Acer A500 (this line is a comment)
    mtpfs /media/a500 fuse...
  6. Thread: Tethering?

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    I know you were asking about tethering without...

    I know you were asking about tethering without rooting, but I just wanted to let you know that I have not had any issues at all after rooting both devices and my tethering still works when I need it....
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    Best Buy - 16Gb Tab, fancy useless box, cloth,...

    Best Buy - 16Gb Tab, fancy useless box, cloth, USB cable, charger, clear plastic wrapping material and air.

    Guess that's what I get for being an early adopter. :)
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    You can set up a Widgitsoid button to shut it...

    You can set up a Widgitsoid button to shut it off, too.
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    I use both. Docs to Go seems more capable but...

    I use both. Docs to Go seems more capable but QuickOffice has a nicer UI. They both do a good job. Both have limitations. I probably lean more to Docs. Those are my opinions. Your mileage may...
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    You're welcome! Glad to help.

    You're welcome! Glad to help.
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    Tried three browsers to go to the url and...

    Tried three browsers to go to the url and install. None of them would do it.

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    OK. Finally got it installed. Nice! Very nice.
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    Out of the box it expects to find Fat32 devices. ...

    Out of the box it expects to find Fat32 devices. There are things you can do if you are the techie type to be able to read otther file formats. You can find that info mainly at the...
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    If you're willing to root your tab, you can add...

    If you're willing to root your tab, you can add this app to enable NTFS support. At least that's what they say . . .

    [Guide] NTFS HDD Support for Rooted Iconia Tab A500 - Android Forums
  14. Thread: Tablet Wallpapers

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    Hoover Bridge Wallpaper

    Here's a pic I snapped on one of my trips across Hoover Dam in '09. I'm using it as my wallpaper right now. It's all natural light, no enhancements at all.

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    Only looks like a windows kkey. It's mapped to...

    Only looks like a windows kkey. It's mapped to other useful functions in Linux. :-)
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    29I found this cool little guy at Fry's...

    29I found this cool little guy at Fry's Electronics for $10. Works great.
  17. Welcome! I ain't old, just well broke in.

    Welcome!

    I ain't old, just well broke in.
  18. Thread: Case / cover

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    I bought this = Amazon.com: POSRUS Antiglare...

    I bought this = Amazon.com: POSRUS Antiglare Antifingerprint Screen Protector for Acer Iconia A500 Tablet: Electronics = and installed it. About two minutes later I peeled it off and put it in the...
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    My understanding is the 3.1 update is supposed to...

    My understanding is the 3.1 update is supposed to fix some of the USB limitations. To what extent remains to be seen.

    I've not tried to connect to any Windows machines, but I have been able to...
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    Welcome! Nice to meet you.

    Welcome! Nice to meet you.
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    I got pretty much the same sort of run-around...

    I got pretty much the same sort of run-around when I emailed them. But if we don't speak up, they can't hear us.
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    By the way, my absolute favorite way of...

    By the way, my absolute favorite way of transferring files from one machine to another is by using the swiftp - FTP server for Android app. It's easy to set up, and works great with a rooted device....
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    I did a restore to 10.10 from 11.04 (another...

    I did a restore to 10.10 from 11.04 (another topic, let's not go there). When I set up my a500 connection I started getting the same error you were getting.

    I found I had not created the udev...
  24. Thread: Video calling

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    Check this for info. Google voice and video...

    Check this for info.

    Google voice and video chat
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    What is giving you that error? Is that Nautilus?...

    What is giving you that error? Is that Nautilus?

    With the tablet connected by the cable, if you type "df" in terminal does the mtpfs line show up? Mine looks like this:


    greg@sunny:/$ df...
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