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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Problem with MTP device

World. How may I connect a MTP device on Ubuntu 12.04? When I try to connect to transfer some music, an error message appears on the display. (was not possible to mount the device) My phone has the ...
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Mtp connection for nexus 10 12.04 [duplicate]

Very new to ubuntu cant find anything about a nexus 10 tried many commands for similar mtp but still no luck
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Access mtpfs on the fly from any application

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 witch I want to use to store some sensitive data. I am using the application EDS Lite to store encrypted files in a container, that can be mounted by the TrueCrypt ...
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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 send file to MTP device

After I plug in my Creative Zen Player, I open it with Rhythmbox. Once that's opened, I begin transferring songs, one at a time. The first song transfers, but the rest I try to transfer, just gives me ...
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Can not read/write files to walkman

So today I connected walkamn to my ubuntu pc knowing that it used to work at least on every other versions of ubuntu I have tried, latest 12.10 So I connected it and it showed files and folders as it ...
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How to connect Acer E330 Glow to Ubuntu 13.04 in MTP mode?

Well the title is quite clear I guess. How can I connect my ACER E330 LIQUID GLOW to Ubuntu 13.04 through the USB-cable? It works just fine PTP-mode(camera) but not in MTP-mode (media). My phone works ...
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How can I connect my Samsung S3 Mini to Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried many things including the installation of gMTP from Ubuntu's PPA, and with it many other that include mtp-dev... I have forgotten now the bunch of files I have installed. The problem is ...
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File transfer to smartphones from Ubuntu does not work properly [duplicate]

Modern smartphones are no longer USB based mass storage, MTP is used instead. This is not good. I want to move music and folders to my phone just normal filetransfers deleting renaming copy folders ...
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Connecting a Samsung Galaxy S3 in Ubuntu 13.04

In 13.04, whenever I connect an Android device, one of three things happens: 1 . It mounts successfully (maybe once out of 3 attempts) 2 . It fails to mount with the following error message: ...
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Connect Ubuntu raring ringtail to android 4.0.4 tablet

I have a 'LePan' tablet (android 4.0.4) that plugs into a USB port on my laptop, and it charges the tablet. So I know there is a connection. But Ubuntu does not see it. No sign of it in Nautilus. ...
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Can't connect Google Nexus in Ubuntu 13.04

After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 I am having issues with connecting my Google Nexus to my Ubuntu machine. I have found this script somewhere on the Internet but it does not seem to work now : ...
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Ubuntu can't mount Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (Cyanogenmod 10.1)

When I connect the device, this error shows: first: Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock the device and then: Sorry, could not display all the contents of "store_00010001": DBus ...
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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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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy to Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Samsung Galaxy GT-S7562 with Android 4.0.4 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Vostro 1510. I have just found out I cannot transfer files from Android to Ubuntu with a USB connection because the ...
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How to browse the files on my Samsung Galaxy Discover?

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Discover and eagerly connected it to my Kubuntu machine via the included USB cable. After selecting the option to "Open with file manager", I was redirected to the URI ...
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What is the best way to get MTP working properly?

Anyone have any news on the latest/best way to get Sony's proprietary MTP working properly on Ubuntu GNOME? Ubuntu GNOME Shell Remix 12.10 amd64. Sony Xperia U (no SD card support, only internal ...
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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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Ubuntu needs to support Android / MTP devices [closed]

Ubuntu (community) has not done enough to solve MTP issue, for Android devices. Even (Microsoft) Windows XP fully supports this.
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Change MTP default action when connecting to Ubuntu

The first time I've connected my smartphone to Ubuntu, it asked me about the default action each time I'll connect it. Now the default action is to open nautilus. How do I change it to not do ...
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What MTP program to use for HTC One X+

Im running Xubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to add files to my HTC One X+ but the programs I've used (gMTP, Qlix and MTPFS using http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2055563) haven't worked ...
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Are there any plans to improve mtp support on future Ubuntu releases?

Even when I did manage to connect my Google Nexus to Ubuntu, I think it would be great to have mtp support right from the start.
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How to transfer files between Android and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) and I wish to take the music files I have off of it and store them on my laptop which is running Ubuntu 12.10. Upon connecting my phone to my computer I can ...
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How to mount an Android Jelly Bean phone if there's no option?

I can't mount the LG Optimus P700 (running the Android Jelly Bean OEM image) on my Ubuntu 12.10. Other phones always have a selectable "Mass Storage" menu, but this one has no menu option for it when ...
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MTP unknown device LG Optimus L5

I followed all the instructions reported here: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/12/how-to-connect-your-android-ice-cream-sandwich-phone-to-ubuntu-for-file-access/ in order to connect my Android ICS ...
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How to connect LG P 880 4x hd with PC?

I would like to connect my LG P 880 4x hd with my PC. I have Ubuntu 12.04. The MTP mode doesn't work and I don't know what to do? Can somebody help me?
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I can't get Ubuntu (12.10 Desktop) to recognize my Galaxy S3

I Plug my gs3 into my laptop, and nothing happens. I went to terminal, typed "lsusb" command, and the return print was, for one of the usb ports, "Bus 002 Device 015: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics ...
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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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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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How to connect a Nexus 10 to transfer files?

This is a similar question to How to connect Nexus 7 with Ubuntu , But the solution given there doesnt work. How can I connect Nexus 10 on ubuntu. It gives me an error (actually tries to access the ...
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Mounting Nexus 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 through USB? [duplicate]

Please help me troubleshoot. I would like to transfer files between my Ubuntu 12.04 and Nexus 7 (Android 4.2) I have first followed this link post carefully without success, rolled back all changed. ...
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“folder contents could not be displayed.” error when trying to plug in a Galaxy Nexus

Tried to connect Galaxy Nexus to Ubuntu 12.10 64bit, I choose open folder from a pop up dialog box and it says the following error: The folder contents could not be displayed. Sorry, could ...
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Ubuntu Nexus 7 as USB device does not work

I connected USB cable from Nexus 7 running Ubuntu to my Ubuntu laptop but there is no new USB device found when I run lsusb. Is this function supported?
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Galaxy Note II MTP on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a branding new Galaxy Note II and I tried to mount its storage to my ubuntu laptop. As you know, Android 4.0+ uses MTP by default. Android 4.1 doesn't support USB Mass Storage anymore! So ...
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How do I connect a Nexus 7 to transfer files? [duplicate]

I want to move some files from my PC to Nexus 7. The tablet is connected to my PC's USB port and it is successfully charging. Unfortunately, the PC is not detecting the devices - what I expected is to ...
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Connecting Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / KitKat) phone to Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using the US Model 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (I747), however, I cannot mount it to my laptop from some reason. I have tried using both FTP and MTP connections, but neither work. What ...
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Getting MTP to work with a Galaxy tab 2 7.0?

I'm trying to get MTP with the galaxy tab 2 7.0 working on my ubuntu installation. Such that I can access the files. I tried to do what is described here: ...
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Getting files to/from android phone

I am having trouble to access the filesystem on my phone (it's a samsung / google galaxy nexus). It just worked in previous version of Ubuntu, but now it appears empty whether it is mounted with MTP ...
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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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Sony NWZ-E363 doesn't go in MTP-Mode

i want my mp3-Player to work as MTP. Therefore I added a .config containing options usb-storage quirks=054c:059b:i file to /etc/modprobe.d. To prevent the device from beeing auto-mounted. ...
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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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Philips GoGear detected by Rhythmbox but not Banshee

I got a Philips GoGear Vibe and wanted to use it in Ubuntu 12.04. I was also using Banshee instead of Rhythmbox, and wanted to keep doing that. The problem is that Banshee doesn't detect the device, ...
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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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How to get a working mtp connection for Galaxy S2 in 12.04? [duplicate]

Any one able to get proper MTP connection setup for Galaxy S2? Ubuntu 12.04 detects my device and automatically mounts it but it's only partial. The problems are: When I connect my device it ...
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Connecting Galaxy Note: Unable to mount Android Error initializing camera: -53: Could not claim the USB device

I'm running cm9 ics on my Galaxy Note and i tried anything i could find googleing around but to no result, if i look on the phone in usb settings there is the option for mass storage but it's grey and ...
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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 get Ubuntu to connect to my Android tablet?

What I'm doing is trying to run a software called gMTP, which is apparently what I need to do to transfer files back and forth to my Android Galaxy 10.1 Tab device. I've asked about it on the Android ...
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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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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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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 ...