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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Copying file from MTP device using libmtp (over USB)

Have a current project where I'm trying to figure out a way to copy files(a video) from a MTP device over USB. From the wiki I discover there is an open-source implementation called libmtp. Has ...
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Mounting an MTP enabled device on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit

My aim is to perform file operations on my Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (older edition) using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit. This does not work out of the box as I plugged my device and saw myself. In order ...
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Unable to perform file operations on a MTP device mounted via GVFS: “Operation not supported”

I am running Linux Mint 17.1 64-bit (based on Ubuntu 14.04). Ever since upgrading from Linux Mint 14/Ubuntu 12.10, the Python script I use to sync music to my Walkman has stopped working. Previously, ...
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How to get the Samsung Galaxy S5 to work with MTP on Debian 9?

So I'm trying to share files between the Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android and my Debian9/KDE machine using MTP instead of KDE Connect. The problem is that I keep getting: The process for the mtp ...
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How to force a device to be mounted as Mass Media Storage (MMS) rather than Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)?

I use various Sony Walkmans to record a multitude of short audionotes on the go (while running, swimming, or simply walking or taking the bus). I used to mount each device as a Mass Media Storage (...
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How to make Android MTP in CentOS7 available for all users?

I'm using Moto G4 play with Marshmallow; and CentOS 7. I'm able to mount the device and see the content as root, by using jmtpfs. First time I used sudo then I switched as root and then mounted, works ...
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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) ...