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?

I just moved to 13.10 (and a new computer) and I'm totally flummoxed by my audio player (Sansa Fuze). I want it to talk to gPodder, but it is mounting to location mtp://[usb:003,004]/ and I can find ...
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Why doesn't my audio player report file sizes?

I have a Sansa Fuze (that recently started complaining it is out of space, which is puzzling to me) and a new computer with 13.10 on it. When I plug the Fuze in, it appears in Nautilus, but gives it's ...
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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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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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Cannot see certain files on USB mounted device (MTP Android Xperia Play)

I'm using an emulator for PS2 and I was going to transfer my .iso files from my Xperia Play to Ubuntu 12.04. So I look for my .iso's in the folder through file manager and it looks as it's empty, ...
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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

I know, this has been asked a few times already but I'm still having troubles to get files copied my new Nexus 4 phone mounted on my Kubuntu 13.04 machine. I followed the guide at: ...
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Is the ubuntu phone filesystem mountable via a usb connection?

Is the ubuntu phone filesystem mountable in linux via a usb connection? Is there reason to believe this feature is here to stay? For me rather than full desktop/phone convergence, I'd be happy with ...
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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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Can't connect Android 4.1.2 device to Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm having problems to connect my android 4.1.2 device to my recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. The system just don't recognizes the device to mount, but when I run dmesg it's pretty clear than the ...
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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 use gvfs mtp mount from the command line in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

When connecting Android 3.0+ devices to Ubuntu 13.04 file transfers usually work fine in Nautilus but using the command line is not at all obvious. No filesystem mount point is apparent and Nautilus ...
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Troubles with Nexus 4 Ubuntu touch - Ubuntu 13.10 connection

Each time I trying to copy anything to my Nexus 4 U Touch folders I receiving the following error Error while copying “IMG_20130723_220008.jpg”. There was an error copying the file into ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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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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rsync time for update with deletes

I've been messing with rsync to push my music library (managed by banshee) to my sdcard, which I use for my phone. This helps me get around the fact that I don't have a good GUI program to sync music ...
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Can you 'mount' an Ubuntu Touch (nexus 4/7) device as a disk?

Is it possible to mount a Nexus 4 or Nexus 7 which is running the latest Ubuntu Touch dev preview as a disk via USB with MTP or similar? I can adb and/or ssh into these devices, no problem, but I ...
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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 13.04 doesn't automount razr d1 mtp [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 13.04 is not auto-mounting my Motorola Razr D1. I have installed mtpfs with no luck. What else should I do to be able to mount and copy my awesome MP3 files in it? Thanks!
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Device is not detected via MTP (TCL Idol X S950 phone)

I have just purchased a new TCL Idol X S950 phone and I'm figuring out some issue to make it visible on my system. This phone uses Android 4.2.2 and I guess this is the cause of the issue: my ...
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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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Unable to connect Nexus 4 with 12.10

Yesterday, when I'd connected my Nexus 4 on my laptop it still managed to read it and gave me the option for MTP or PTP. My laptop was able to detect the phone in PTP mode but not MTP. Today, when I ...
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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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Unable to connect Galaxy Nexus to Ubuntu 12.04 through gMTP

When I launch gMTP for browsing the files in Galaxy Nexus I get the following error message: Failed to get storage parameters from the device - need to disconnect. I have already tried the ...
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Quodlibet couldn't connect to a device backend

I'm new to Quod Libet but I want to like it. Every other music app has disappointed me in some way and so far QL disappoints me least. It's not perfect but I'm trying very hard to make it work. ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...