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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Unable to Mount my Android 4.4 in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I bought the phone which has android 4.4 version and i am using ubuntu 12.04 and i am unable to connect this to my PC.
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Fuji AV-150 camera doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04 as it did with 13.10

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit). I could access the 4GB memory of my fujifilm AV-150 digital camera through nautilus in 13.10, but it is no longer shown in 14.04! lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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MotoG not recognized in ubuntu 12.04, MTP mode not supported. Why?

I bought a MotoG handset and wanted to transfer music files to my phone. But as I connect it to my laptop, Ubuntu doesn't recognize the phone, whereas it detects my friend's HTC phone. Basically, when ...
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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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How to mount MTP device without logging out?

I have lubuntu 14.04 installed in my laptop. When I plug my xperia m to the laptop, the storages doesn't automount. But once I logout and log back in keeping the phone plugged in, it shows both the ...
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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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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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MTP Won't Work With Newer Ubuntu

I have a Philips GoGear Vibe 4 GB, set to MTP mode, as it's always been. This works fine with older versions of Ubuntu and works fine with Windows, but doesn't work with newer versions of Ubuntu. ...
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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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Ubuntu only shows music files on Andrioid Device

I am having trouble browsing my documents on my Android device through my Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop. It's a Samsung Galaxy Mega and my laptop is a Lenovo Z580. I am able to connect and browse my phone but ...
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How do I access files on an MTP device?

I can't play music or view photos from my phone on Ubuntu 14.04. I can browse the files with the Nautilus, but they won't open. Rhythmbox crashes when trying to play music and the photo viewer says ...
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Mp3 device not recognize as UMS but as MTP?

With Ubuntu 12.04 my mp3 device (which is compatible with both UMS and MTP) was manage as UMS. But now with 14.04, I can't find a way to use as before (as UMS). The only way (which not a solution) is ...
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Connect Galaxy Nexus to Ubuntu

I'm trying to connect my Galaxy Nexus to an Ubuntu 11.04 PC by following the instructions in this other post (Getting MTP enabled devices to work with Ubuntu?). I've read it and redone each step ...
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“Unable to mount Android, Error initialising camera: -60: Could not lock the device” when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S2 via MTP

Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (running Android 4.0) via USB using an MTP connection one of two messages always pops up, either: Unable to mount Android: Error initialising camera: ...
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How do I browse Nokia Lumia 610 files?

Nokia Lumia 610 gets mounted but when I try to open the internal storage, it shows the following message: Sorry, could not display all the contents of “Storage”: libmtp error: could not get ...
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MTP mount fails of samsung galaxy S4 on 13.10 on lenovo t440

When I connect my samsung galaxy S4 active to my lenovo t440 running 13.10, the device is detected and I'm offered to look at in Files. When I first upgraded, it would work about 50% of the time. ...
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Sorry, could not display all the contents of “Storage”: libmtp error: could not get object handles

everyone! I use Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with Gnome Shell. I try connect my Windows Phone 7.8 Nokia Lumia 710. But I can not access to files. When I try open Storage on RM803,Nokia Lumia 710 by Files app, ...
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I can't open any file from my (Samsung) S3 Mini on Ubuntu 14.04

I hate the way Samsung uses to transfer files, I wonder if there is a driver or something i can install to fix this problem because I downloaded a driver on Windows in order to use my s3 mini, I am ...
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Where is my tablet memory hardware mounted on laptop?

I connected my Asus fonepad7 tablet to my laptop via usb. My laptop automatically detects it & opens. But I'm unable to find where the memory card of my tablet mounted on laptop. Just see below, ...
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Which media player to sync with my LG Nexus 5?

I have an LG Nexus 5 phone running Andriod 4.4.2 and a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. When attached via USB2 or USB3 I can mount the file system on the phone without issue and can manually ...
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Android Media sync LG Optimus L7 (P705) with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I can't connect my Android LG Optimus L7 (P705) with Ubuntu via media sync (MTP), just to see or transfer file / media inside my internal / external memory from computer to handphone vice versa, ...
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Sharing files with Android devices (How do I mount an HP Touchpad, Cyanogen Mod 9?)

I've recently installed Cyanogen Mod 9 on my HP Touchpad tablet, but I'm encountering problems when trying to access it from my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome-Shell, Nautilus). I've first tried ...
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mount point for google nexus 7 2013 [duplicate]

I am able to connect my google nexus 7 2013 version to my Ubuntu machine. Ubuntu 12.10. I had downloaded some content to a subdirectory in the /sdcard/Download folder on nexus7. I am able to see the ...
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How to mount Smartphone to recover files

How can I mount a smartphone internal storage in Ubuntu in a way that I could run photorec on it to recover several documents. Photorec does not detect the Smartphone (External or Internal storage) ...
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'libmtp error: unknown error' while opening files on android internal storage [closed]

I connect my Android phone to Ubuntu 13.10 through USB to access to its internal storage. Whenever I try to open a file directly from the phone memory, it displays an error saying that the file ...
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How to connect mtp android device to ubuntu 13.10

I searched here and google and all I could find is how in Ubuntu 13.04 forward mtp devices are supported. The answer I found are for ubuntu 12.04 or ubuntu 12.10 Well, I connected my phone in mtp ...
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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 can I install the latest version of libmtp?

In the latest version of the libmtp library there are fixes for my Android device so I would like to install the latest version I'm just not sure how! I would assume that this would pushed into the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 unable to mount my lumia 720

I shifted permanently from the windows 8 to the Ubuntu, but I have a windows phone and I need to sync music pictures books. But in Ubuntu 13.04 I cannot mount the device and displays error. ...
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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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Android MTP mount in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a laptop with an USB3.0 and an USB2.0 Port. When I connect my Android ICS in the USB3 0 port it successfully mount the phone storage as media device. But It doesn't do so when I attach it with ...
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Windows Phone 8 detected as mass storage

From version 8 onwards Windows Phone supports MTP (media transfer protocol) to transfer audio and I thought I could use Rhythmbox to upload music onto my device. Thing is Rhythmbox doesn't display ...
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Error when trying to connect mp3 player with MTP [closed]

I have an older Philips GoGear ViBE mp3 player. I don't know exactly what is wrong with it, maybe I disconnected it at some point without unmounting first, but I suspect the file system is damage. It ...
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usb 2-1.4: can't set config #1, error -110

I am trying to connect my android galaxy S2 device using MTP. I have tried all the methods in http://askubuntu.com/a/247046/112042, but I can not access my device file system using MTP. Here is the ...
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HTC One and Ubuntu (libmtp)

libmtp seems very unstable with the HTC one. After copying about 10 file it crashes. It also has problems mounting sometimes and causes banshee to crash if I plug the phone in. Does anyone have any ...
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Some Ubuntu 13.04 applications cannot access files on MTP-mounted systems. Why?

Ubuntu 13.04 comes with MTP support to access files on newer Android devices. My Nexus 10 works OK: after plugging in, I can access the N10 files with Nautilus, and I can copy from and to the device. ...
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MTP access to my phone LG-E900 (Optimus 7; Windows Phone 7.8) from Ubuntu?

Happy new year 2014 ! Is there a solution in order to give MTP access to LG Optimus 7 (LG-E900) from Ubuntu ? (I can see "Storage" in the Phone device on Ubuntu 13.10 but if I double-click on it, I ...
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I am trying to build libmtp 1.1.14 but I cannot fix this error

I have run this in a terminal. git clone git://libmtp.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/libmtp/libmtp cd libmtp ./autogen.sh (answering yes to all questions) But when I try to run the ./configure ...
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My MTP capable device is not detected? What can I do about that? [duplicate]

Many questions here ask for how to get a certain MTP enabled device (a phone, tablet or media player) working, assuming that the device is somehow supported by current FOSS software. But what to do if ...
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MTP connection in Ubuntu 13.10 without no USB 3.0 [closed]

In this post I read that Ubuntu 13.10 does recognize my phone, but only if it has a USB 3.0 port. Is that correct? My computer has only 3 USB ports and all are 2.0. It is a Dell Vostro 3500. When I ...
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Problems mounting Nexus 7

I am having problems connecting my Nexus 7 to my Ubuntu 13.10