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Sailfish on Nexus 4 [answered]

asked 2017-07-21 07:46:46 +0300

Malakay gravatar image

Hi, I need little help with few problems with my Nexus 4 Sailfish

1) not important, but USB mass storage mode is not working

2) bluetooth is not working - there is no quick action to turn it on or off, in setting > bluetooth tells me that bluetooth is not available

3) everything related with GPS is not working - I tried some android apps like Sygic, Navfree and OSMand, gpsinfo tells me that some sattelites have fixed signal, but it is not showing longitude/latitude etc. and those apps still are just searching signal, but will never find.

I think it won´t be a hardware problem, because I have dualboot with android 5 and there is everything working ok.

Can you help me please?

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answered 2017-08-30 19:12:42 +0300

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Nexus 4 port is one of the better ones, but not everything is working - this includes USB mass storage mode.

For Bluetooth try: pkcon install bluez and reboot.

GPS issues could be because unofficial ports don't include proprietary software for assisted GPS - even though ported devices should be using Mozilla Location Services afaik. So it can take a while until you get a GPS lock... I'm not a Sfos porter, but I also used it on a Nexus 4.

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answered 2017-08-30 17:20:12 +0300

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updated 2017-08-30 17:21:33 +0300

I have the same issues with my Nexus 4. I never looked into the issue, though. So not that it helps, but at least know others have the issue. I need to reinstall it, but I think I'm gonna install 2.0.5.6 and that has bluetooth and gps working.

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answered 2018-02-03 23:13:03 +0300

Malakay gravatar image

ïnstalling bluez helped :) gps is working with poormaps and osmscout server :)

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