The Media Transfer Protocol (commonly referred to as MTP) is a devised set of custom extensions to support the transfer of music files on USB digital audio players and movie files on USB portable media players.

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How to connect Nokia Lumia 525 to Ubuntu 12.04

I follow this question step still not work for me so I ask again, I execute following two command in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update How can I ...
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Unable to mount/access phone after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

A Nokia Lumia 920 will not mount in 14.04. When I was running 13.10 this wasn't an issue. What should I try? Or will I have to revert to 13.10? What mtp-detect shows: kjhg@kjhg-LIFEBOOK-AH530-HD6:~$ ...
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Access files on Samsung Galaxy S3 external sd card?

I have a Samsung Galaxy s3 running the stock Samsung ROM and I'm trying to transfer files - videos, photos, music and downloads, from my handset to my system via USB running Ubuntu 12.04. I have ...
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Copy files and folders to Nexus 7 from Kubuntu

when I connect my Nexus 7 to my Kubuntu laptop it shows up as a camera instead of a drive. I am running Kubuntu 12.10 and am fully up to date with my Nexus7.i would like to copy files over to it. On ...
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Mounting Android and copying files over MTP truncates files by 32 bytes

Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS If I plug my phone into my computer, it's automatically detected and mounted. Using nautilus I can navigate to my DCIM/Camera folder and ...
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Android device detected by mtp-detect but not by adb

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and connecting it via USB to an LG P705 Android device. A short time ago the adb devices command listed it -- but something happened and now that command now gives only an ...
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Problem with Media Device(MTP) when connect to Ubuntu 14.04

I used to transfer files from pc to mobile using MTP option. but suddenly two days back i am unable to connect my mobile. I clicked on MTP option in mobile but i didn't get any device in ubuntu. i ...
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cannot see my Coby MP3 player [duplicate]

I have a Coby MP610-8G MP3 player. I am running 32 bit Lubuntu version 14.10. The file manager (Files 3.12.2) cannot see it – is not listed under 'devices'. At the terminal window the 'lsusb' ...
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gMTP have problems while syncing music with Lumia 520

I have a Lumia 520 and an album called Monstercat. When I open up gMTP and connect then sync music, it worked. However, when I see the songs in Lumia all the songs have only an artist. Each album ...
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How to open mtp files from a Sony Walkman in Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and I cannot open any music files directly from my Sony Walkman NWZ-E353 (mp3 player). I used to be able to them open directly in Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 but now with Lubuntu I ...
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MTP support on Ubuntu 12.04 using Ubuntu 14.04 repositories

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 32-bit installed on one of my laptops and Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installed on the other. I think the latter version of Ubuntu has native MTP support as I did not install ...
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Rhythmbox not showing up my Moto X android device on Ubuntu 14.04

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. My Moto X android phone is detected my nautilus. I can copy and write to my device but in Rhythmbox it is not showing up. On my phone only two modes are there ie MTP ...
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MTP with Android phone unreliable on 14.04

With 12.04, I was able to connect my Android phone without problem (using MTP) to my Ubuntu machine. Open Nautilus, there is my phone, and I can click through to the folders that I wanted. However, ...
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Clementine and Windows Phone 8?

I have an LXDE chroot on my Acer C720 chromebook, and I need Clementine to work with my Windows Phone (Lumia 520). If Clementine won't work, please give me a way to mount my phone. Thanks in advance!
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Can't connect to Android device

And, once again, my Android device won't connect and I have to work through some complicated set of procedures to get it working. Sorry to be bitter, but I've now been through this too many times. It ...
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HP 7 Plus with Android 4.2.2 not detected on Ubuntu 14.04.1

$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for **: Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MTP error

I am trying to make my new phone (Oneplus One) work with Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Vostro 2520. Here is the output from /var/log/syslog.. [ 489.186871] usb 1-1.1: USB disconnect, device number 10 [ ...
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Nexus 4 not detected as USB device with OTA update 4.3

I have submitted a question on the Google Mobile forum, but not had any responses yet. I am fairly certain that my issues with USB connectivity started when I allowed the 4.3 OTA update to install on ...
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How to connect lumia 630 with ubuntu 14.04?

I plugged my Windows Phone 8.1 device to Ubuntu 14.04. The OS is not detecting my phone.
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Accessing WP8.1 Lumia 930 phone in 14.10

Is it even theoretically possible to access music files in WP8.1 Lumia phone with Ubuntu (or any other distribution)? I think I've installed all the essential mtp related tools and libraries, but I ...
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Ubuntu doesnt see my Kindle (4th generation) as mtp device

My kindle 4th generation was working for a year just fine just plugging it in with a USB- microUSB cable and transferring the books with calibre. Now since a couple of weeks it does charge but it ...
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Where are MTP mounted devices located in the filesystem?

I have an Android phone that connects with my computer via MTP. This works fine; I can see and transfer files with Nautilus. However, I often want to use the terminal to move large numbers of files, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and MTP/Android (Samsung s3 mini)

I have some issues with MTP/Android on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I connect the cell phone to the Laptop (HP ZBook 17) it will be recognized by the system as well (sometimes I have to reconnect the cell ...
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Problems detecting android tablet IView 788TPC with mtp-tools

I installed mtp-tools on 14.04 "Trusty" through Software Center. No problems with install. Issuing `mtp-detect' results in 'Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.libmtp version: ...
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How to mount USB drivers for SAMSUNG S ADVANCE phone in ubuntu?

How to mount USB drivers for my SAMSUNG S ADVANCE phone in ubuntu 12.04 ? Ubuntu is detecting the phone.Its charging only but when I open the USB folder I can't read anything from or to the ...
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Why MTP mounted files belong to root?

Xubuntu Saucy and an Android device running Kitkat. I connect it to my computer and it is mounted as MTP but the files on it belong to root so I can't modify them. Why is this and how can I change it? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't see kindle fire as as mtp device

When I connect my kindle fire to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop with a micro usb cable, nothing happens. When I check my syslog I get this. tail -f /var/log/syslog Sep 5 16:26:22 ubuntu kernel: ...
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Android device not recognized in 14.04

I was trying to connect my Android phone to my laptop as an MTP device. Two days ago I had tried it and it had worked fine. This time it was recognized in PTP mode but not in MTP. I ran these ...
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Trying to mount my Nexus 7 via MTP

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I plug in my Nexus 7, nothing shows up in Files to allow me transfer files onto the tablet. When I plug the tablet in I seem to be getting different error messages each ...
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How do I mount Nexus 7 to view files from command line

I enabled MTP on the Nexus 7 and Nautilus registers it and lets me browse the files, but ls /media/usbdrive/ shows me nothing. How do I mount it in such a way that I can explore the device's internal ...
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Ubuntu 14 mounts MP3 player as flash drive

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12 to 14, my GPX player mounts as a flash drive, and I can't use Rhythmbox to copy files. I tried mtp-detect and I got "MTPZ disabled" and "No raw devices found." I can ...
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Preventing pop-up dialogs when connecting an MTP device

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. Each time I connect my phone via USB, I get the following dialog: Unable to open MTP device '[usb:002,023]' A few moments later, ...
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Problems with mtp on Nexus 4 and Ubuntu 13.10

I have had some sort of scripts installed (I think that they were something with go-mtpfs ) but I cannot get those running anymore after upgrade to 13.10. Basically what happens now is when I plug in ...
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Problematic MTP on Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-bit

I have read lots of posts and tutorials about enabling MTP support on Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-bit since I own a Samsung Galaxy Note GT-8010 tablet. After installing various packages I am able to have it ...
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Can I use old ubuntu mtp system?

I have a walkman that uses mtp Fun, well since ubuntu 13.04 I can not get ubuntu to read/write files on this device. However I know that ubuntu 12.04 (first release) works on this device without any ...
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Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device

Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device (syslog error) : Jpilot HotSync Timeout The phone is ancient by today's standards, but it does what I need and I like it. Two or three ubuntu os upgrades ago ...
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“Error getting file: -6: Not Supported” error copying from MTP device

I have HTC DROID DNA with the firmware of HTC ONE M8 and it only allows to use MTP file transfer protocol. I can copy some files, but on the majority of them Im getting "Error getting file: -6: Not ...
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Why cant I transfer music to my devices SD Card?

This is the first time I have had to ask for help in Ubuntu. When I connect my Nokia Lumia 625 it mounts and even comes up in Rhythmbox (sweet). However when I check properties the SD card is showing ...
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How to recover photos from mtp mounted device (nexus)

I had a couple of photos on my nexus device which I didn't backup yet and where deleted in a mysterious way (my mom claim she has nothing to do with it. I wanted to try and recover them and learned ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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Android device on MTP shows up as “Unnamed Device”

I have a Nexus 5. Ubuntu detects and mounts it fine, and I have no problem in transferring files or any other action. However, it does show up as an "Unnamed Device" in some places (Ubuntu 14.04, both ...
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Mtp android mount [duplicate]

Using my Android Lg G2 I have been trying to mount via mtp and have not found an easy way. Does anyone have a simple solution to this problem? Edit: looking for a GUI application
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Best way to sync music to Galaxy Nexus (MTP)?

The Galaxy Nexus uses MTP which makes general use a bit of a pain. Luckily, Ubuntu comes with some drivers preinstalled so I can access my phones memory easily through nautilus, however Rhythmbox and ...
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Ubuntu freezes when trying to mount my Windows Phone

When I connect my Windows Phone through USB and open the shortcut on the Ubuntu launcher, Ubuntu completely freezes. Is there a way to fix that?
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Ubunu got stuck after connecting Windows phone

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my system. After installing I have connected my windows phone (Lumia 525), after connecting the phone a music player icon appears on the left side panel. ...
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How to make my mtp device to appear with the same name every time?

On my old system, Ubuntu 12.04, I could find my Nexus 4 at ~/.gvfs/mtp. Same place every time. Very nice, making it possible to reach it through bash scripts very easily. On my new system, Ubuntu ...
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How to get MTP device name

... I've tried search but it gives a tons of "how to connect MTP devices" I just want to know how to get connected device name like (Nexus 10 or Galaxy S5), that I can see in Nautilus device list.
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Can only transfer photos from Moto X to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Moto X and use Ubuntu 14.04, as far as I know 14.04 has mtp support in addition to the mtp-tools I installed but for some reason I can only transfer photos from my phone to my pc. When I ...
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Getting MTP enabled devices to work with Ubuntu?

Since Ubuntu 13.04 storage access to external devices via MTP is supposed to work out of the box via a GVFS-MTP module. While this question is about the Galaxy Nexus, other Android devices as ...
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Can't sync Nokia Lumia 800 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am just started using Ubuntu, and i came up with some issue. I have Nokia 800, which runs on Windows phone 7.5 and to sync my files i have to use Microsoft Zune which runs only on MAC and Windows. ...