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You can dd only from a device or a file not from a directory. Also this will likely fail because you use MTP. MTP is a layer above the filesystem that expose only files. It's a protocol not a true filesystem. But even with a filesystem this will not work. You need to do that on the device. The general example is sudo dd if=/dev/mydevice of=mydump.bin ...
To David: Android 5. No MTP (unless thats linked to the android version). Have tried installing LIBMTP etc. No go!
it might be a limitation of the MTP implementation in Ubuntu 14.04. i was having the same problem in 14.04, and i changed the setting on my Android device to PTP instead. now i can open files directly from the device. it appears that all of the same files/directories are available in PTP mode, so hopefully this solves your issue.
Okay at the begining it was not an ubuntu issue but it became one : First You have to enable MTP in the storage setting when the phone is connected with USB cable : Storage > Options > USB connexion But ubuntu still can't recognize the phone as a MTP device. I edited the /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules and saw that there was not the idVendor 1bbb with ...
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