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 do I get my audio player to talk to gPodder?

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Why doesn't my audio player report file sizes?

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Troubles with Nexus 4 Ubuntu touch - Ubuntu 13.10 connection

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Cannot see certain files on USB mounted device (MTP Android Xperia Play)

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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

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Mtp connection for nexus 10 12.04 [duplicate]

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Problems with mtp on Nexus 4 and Ubuntu 13.10

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How to use gvfs mtp mount from the command line in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

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rsync time for update with deletes

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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

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Can't connect Google Nexus in Ubuntu 13.04

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Can you 'mount' an Ubuntu Touch (nexus 4/7) device as a disk?

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Inconsistent MTP error while copying file from Nexus 4 to desktop

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Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't automount razr d1 mtp [duplicate]

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Windows Phone 7 and GMTP : failed to open session

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Can not read/write files to walkman or other MSC devices

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Unable to connect Nexus 4 with 12.10

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Can't connect to Android device

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User friendly way to access an MTP device (Android 3.0 tablet)

Is there a user friendly way to access a MTP device from Ubuntu such as an Android 3.0 tablet? Thanks.
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Quodlibet couldn't connect to a device backend

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Problem with MTP device

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What MTP program to use for HTC One X+

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Are there any plans to improve mtp support on future Ubuntu releases?

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How to connect a Nexus 10 to transfer files?

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