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I'm using gpodder to manage podcast on Ubuntu machine (thinkpad laptop). When I transfer files to the phone I see the files on the phone sd card via ubuntu file manager, however, when I disconnect the phone and browse the files from android I don't see the file. Connecting the phone back to the machine and browsing to the appropriate folder, I don't see the files.

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Are you unmounting the SD card before you unplug the phone? It sounds like the files are still buffered and you're disconnecting the device before they actually get written -- this is the main reason you need to sync/unmount drives before disconnecting them

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I can't account for all the cases (though I think I did unmount), in the last time it happened, I shutdown the computer. – Yotam Jun 13 '11 at 19:18

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