adb 1.0.29 is not compatible with Android 4.2.2 and newer

Bug #1131163 reported by Alistair Buxton
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Bug Description

In Android 4.2.2 RSA encryption is enabled by default. This requires ADB 1.0.31 or newer. With 1.0.29 it is impossible to do do anything. adb just outputs:

error: device offline

for any command.

please update ADB to latest version.

see: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2144709
and: https://github.com/android/platform_system_core/commit/d5fcafaf41f8ec90986c813f75ec78402096af2d

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: android-tools-adb 4.1.1+git20120801-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-23.35-generic 3.5.7.2
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-23-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Feb 21 11:24:51 2013
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: android-tools
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :
description: updated
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Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :

Workaround: build the version from quantal:

Go to: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/android-tools/
Click on the quantal version (4.2.2-something)
Download the .xz, .dsc, and .tar.gz and ten:

# sudo apt-get build-dep android-tools
# sudo apt-get install libselinux-dev
# dpkg-source -x android-tools*.dsc
# cd android-tools*
# fakeroot dpkg-buildpackage
# cd ..
# sudo dpkg -i android-tools-adb*

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Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :

I meant raring in above comment btw.

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Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :

android-tools-4.2.2 is available in phablet ppa:

https://launchpad.net/~phablet-team/+archive/tools

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in android-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Sah Lee (leesah) wrote :

is this a duplicated bug to #1129467 ?

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Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :

yes.

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