• I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 that I have no problem connecting to my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop.

  • I have another android device (Prestigio Multipad 7.0 plus) that Ubuntu doesn't see at all, but Windows 7 does.

What could be the problem? Thanks.


I found an answer here:


However, I only needed to do the following:

sudo apt-get install libmtp-common mtp-tools libmtp-dev libmtp-runtime libmtp9
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

edit /etc/fuse.conf and remove the # before user_allow_other, then connect.

The article goes on a bit further, but I stopped because I couldn't recognize my device in the lsusb command. But it seems to work :)

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