I have HTC DROID DNA with the firmware of HTC ONE M8 and it only allows to use MTP file transfer protocol. I can copy some files, but on the majority of them Im getting "Error getting file: -6: Not Supported" error. Now Im transferring files via FTP server, but it is very slow and I would like to fix this problem.

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. Are there any solutions? Thanks.


The following steps works for me.

  1. open the nautilus and browse your android filesystem
  2. press Ctrl+L to see the address in nautilus. The address should looks like: gphoto2://[usb:002,007]/
  3. Change gphoto2 to mtp in the address. The press Enter.
  4. Wait until storage drive show
  5. Browse to the folder containing the files you want copy and copy them to you PC.
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    Does not work. Why should this be the correct answer? When I switch from gphoto2 to mtp, I get tons of other errors. -1 for example or "could not claim device" - this is all just plain a pain in the ...... – Zordid Dec 9 '14 at 14:48
  • Yes, it does not work. every time I tried to change the name from gphoto2 to mtp I am getting a error - "Unable to find the requested file. Please check the spelling and try again." – Arjun Thakur Jul 19 '15 at 14:56
  • Even i am getting the same issue, sounds like this is not the proper solution – Sulthan Allaudeen Sep 5 '15 at 0:42

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