Questions tagged [mtp]

The Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) is a protocol that allows media files to be transferred atomically to and from portable devices.

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How to make MTP work

I'm experiencing many problems trying to properly connect and access the memory of my phone from my Linux system. I'm running openSUSE 13.1, with KDE, and my phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo equipped ...
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Why is rsync so slow when working with MTP devices?

In order to perform regular backup of my phone (Samsung A5 2016, or SM-A510F) using rsync, I used the following command: rsync --verbose --progress --omit-dir-times --no-perms --recursive --inplace --...
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Mount Samsung Galaxy S7 using simple-mtpfs

I would like to mount my Samsung Galaxy S7 to an folder using simple-mtpfs and I cannot do it as I used to (on previous Fedora and older Galaxy S4). If I simply plug S7 to my computer, I can browse ...
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go-mptfs and mounting smartphone devices under /dev/sdx

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 which has micro-usb (as most modern Samsung smartphones go) which gets mounted under /run/user/1000/gvfs/mtp:host=someaddress . While I'm able to use it like that but it ...
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usbfs: process 25093 (pool) did not claim interface 0 before use

I recently got a new phone, a Moto G 2nd Gen. I am running Debian Jessie on kernel 3.16.0-4-amd64 with libmtp 1.1.8-1, libusb-1.0-0 2:0.1.12-1, gvfs 1.22.2-1. When I plug it in, it appears to be ...
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Giving read/write access to user for mounted android device (MTP)

When I mount my android device (using jmtpfs) in /media/android, I don't have access with regular user. I need to switch to root user (using su), and only then can I access /media/android/ folder. How ...
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Why is Nemo displaying each of my MTP devices twice?

There isn't much to add outside of the image posted. I have a Walkman and an Android device plugged into my computer, and each of them show in the Devices list on the sidebar twice. One of each of the ...
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Access MTP (SD Card & Internal Card) device from command line in Fedora 23

I need to access a MTP device (Samsung Phone connected trough USB) from the command line. I have listed the connected devices using lsusb and this is the output: # lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 413c:...
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Mount android device 4.0.4 on linux

I am trying to mount a Samsung Galaxy S2 as a mass storage device onto an uptodate Arch Linux setup. On the Android phone I have done the following Settings -> More -> USB Utilities -> USB mass ...
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mtp:udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.4 does not exist error

Trying to connect to a Samsung Galaxy phone in MTP mode, Konquerer or Dolphin in KDE 4.14.3 throws the following error: mtp:udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.4 ...
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How to back-up files from nautilus retaining the time stamp?

I connected my android tablet (Asus fonepad7 me372cg) to laptop using usb cable. It showed up in nautilus in Ubuntu 13.04. I've to back-up the files in the tablet (specially the videos & photos) ...
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Why I cannot create a folder that does not exist (simple-mtpfs mounted filesystem)?

I am mounting my USB-connected phone using simple-mtpfs, and it is shown as fuse.simple-mtpfs when I do df. I then switch to a folder on the external SDCARD of the phone, and try to create a folder ....
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Disk usage on mounted MTP file system

I mounted my Android phone via jmtpfs (I'm on Centos 7) as a FUSE file system at an arbitrary mountpoint (/phone). Is it possible to see the disk usage of all the content, the same way I would ...
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How to organize mount points of connecting devices?

When I am connecting my external HDD to my Ubuntu box, it mounts several partitions under /media/<username>/<uuid> When I am connecting my mobile phone, it mounts under /var/run/user/&...
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Fedora 28 USB phone mount troubles

Since I upgraded Fedora to version 28 I have problems seeing from the terminal at which point my phone is mounted.. I can see it through the GUI only, and when I take a look its path from the file ...
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linux mtp permit only read file

In Fedora 24 with KDE and Dolphin i see my old phone Samsung U700 but I can not add new file Unable to create directory /SGH-U700/Card/filesystem/New_Folder.
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How to mount mtp devices to the same location?

Android phone mounts to different locations each time it is plugged in. It is annoying to have to change the location each time I want to sync docs between computer and phone. Is it possible to ...
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Unmount MTP device via command line

My MTP device auto mounts on the desktop every time I boot or re connect the camera via usb. The problem is my code to copy files does not work unless the MTP device is first unmounted from the ...
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How to get MTPFS working on Scientific Linux 6.4?

I tried to get MTPFS working on a Scientific Linux 6.4 desktop because of a phone [root@notebook mtpfs-read-only]# sh autogen.sh checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking ...