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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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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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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“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 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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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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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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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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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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MTP only works outside of Music folder

To put music on my Galaxy S4 Active, I copied files into the Galaxy's music folder. This worked for about 3.1 Gb, then stopped. The music until that point went over properly, and the other folders ...
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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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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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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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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?

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
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How to connect Nikon D800 to Ubuntu?

(Nearly-new Ubuntu user here.) What is the best way to connect my Nikon D800 to Ubuntu? When I plug the USB cable into the computer, I get an error message saying Unable to mount NIKON DSC D800 ...
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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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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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Moto X wont connect to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Nexus 5 which when I connect it via USB works perfectly as far as transferring files goes. But as soon as I plug in the Moto X it acts like it doesn't exist. Reminiscent of an Ex-girlfriend ...
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Can't connect Asus Memo Pad HD 7 through MTP on Ubuntu 13.10 64bits

I just bought an Asus Memo Pad HD 7 tablet (running on Android 4.2.1) and I'm having some issues connecting it to my computer running on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I think I have the latest libmtp ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 MTP support for Android 4.4

I have been using gvfs-mtp to get access to the my Nexus 4 (Android 4.3) memory through MTP. Since my Nexus 4 get android 4.4 updates, I can no longer transfer files to it. I have tried several ...
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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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13.04 udev and bios config for MTP

I'm new to ubuntu. Prior to install it on my brand new work computer, i tried ubuntu 13.04 on a gigabyte brix. Main specs as follow: dual core 1.8 ghz intel graphics intel 8 gb of ram unknown ...
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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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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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android galaxy s2 mtp dbus error

When I connect my Galaxy s2 to my computer using usb, ubuntu displays the following error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: Method "QueryInfo" with signature "aysus" on interface ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...