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The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi.

Also I think worth noting is that in Windows the transfer process requires Media Streaming and Network Discovery to be turned on. I think this would be key points for enabling photo transfer on Ubuntu also, but I cannot find [the equivalent of] these options anywhere.

This link explains the process for Windows.

So the question is how can I transfer my photos from the camera to my Ubuntu PC over wireless?

I love the wireless option on the Canon S110 and have been using it intensely before switching over to Linux, I don't like to mess with cables. Anyway, I already lost the original cable. Also my PC has no card reader.

I am using both Xubuntu and Mint 16 XFCE.

  • get a cable.they are cheap. – Registered User Feb 23 '14 at 7:58
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    Thank you for the piece of advice but I'd prefer to use this fabulous, magic, no strings attached method called Wi-Fi transfer;) – brett Feb 23 '14 at 8:06
  • @brett: thanks for the acceptance! Favour returned! ;-) – Fabby Feb 4 '16 at 14:24
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Airnef is an open source tool that can be used to transfer files from Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras (at the time of this writing).

Airnef is two applications - a GUI front-end and a command-line app. The GUI front-end allows you to visually select the criteria of which images to download and then launches the command-line app to perform the transfer. You can optionally use the command-line version directly to script your transfers.

Here is the download link to the 1.1 binaries but people interested in python should download the source.

  • it's perfect but unfortunately not supporting canon 1300D. after connecting just closes with an error – azerafati Apr 9 '18 at 9:02
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    @azerafati the EOS 1300D is from 2016 and the binaries haven't been updated since 2015, so read the Airnef FAQ first. If that doesn't help, contact the developers here. – Fabby Apr 9 '18 at 9:10
  • tanx, though their forum sucks. Wish they had discovered SE – azerafati Apr 9 '18 at 9:25

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