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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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 14.04 MTP error

I am trying to make my new phone (Oneplus One) work with Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Vostro 2520. Here is the output from /var/log/syslog.. [ 489.186871] usb 1-1.1: USB disconnect, device number 10 [ ...
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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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Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device

Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device (syslog error) : Jpilot HotSync Timeout The phone is ancient by today's standards, but it does what I need and I like it. Two or three ubuntu os upgrades ago ...
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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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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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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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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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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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MTP with Android phone unreliable on 14.04

With 12.04, I was able to connect my Android phone without problem (using MTP) to my Ubuntu machine. Open Nautilus, there is my phone, and I can click through to the folders that I wanted. However, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't see kindle fire as as mtp device

When I connect my kindle fire to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop with a micro usb cable, nothing happens. When I check my syslog I get this. tail -f /var/log/syslog Sep 5 16:26:22 ubuntu kernel: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14 mounts MP3 player as flash drive

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12 to 14, my GPX player mounts as a flash drive, and I can't use Rhythmbox to copy files. I tried mtp-detect and I got "MTPZ disabled" and "No raw devices found." I can ...
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Problematic MTP on Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-bit

I have read lots of posts and tutorials about enabling MTP support on Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-bit since I own a Samsung Galaxy Note GT-8010 tablet. After installing various packages I am able to have it ...
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Why cant I transfer music to my devices SD Card?

This is the first time I have had to ask for help in Ubuntu. When I connect my Nokia Lumia 625 it mounts and even comes up in Rhythmbox (sweet). However when I check properties the SD card is showing ...
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How do I mount Nexus 7 to view files from command line

I enabled MTP on the Nexus 7 and Nautilus registers it and lets me browse the files, but ls /media/usbdrive/ shows me nothing. How do I mount it in such a way that I can explore the device's internal ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...