What about my Cellphone

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TheObserver
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What about my Cellphone

Postby TheObserver » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:14 pm

Now that I got Mint 14 I sadly need to see it's not easy to connect and access a mobile phone.
The internal memory and the SD card is not detected by linux, like it used to be in Windows.

I'm sorry if that is just something that needs to be configured and installed in linux by the user. But as a year-long win user I am just used to plug & play.
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems. -Linus Torvalds

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Re: What about my Cellphone

Postby mattmorgan » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:34 pm

This is typically plug and play on Linux, too. What kind of phone do you have? How are you plugging it in?

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Re: What about my Cellphone

Postby overthetop » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:35 pm

If you want help, we could use some information such as what type/model/version of phone you are having problems with.

Also maybe wammu is what you are looking for; I believe it is in the repos.
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Re: What about my Cellphone

Postby TheObserver » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:43 pm

Okay, I got a LG Optimus 4X HD P880
http://www.gsmarena.com/lg_optimus_4x_hd_p880-4563.php

Using the USB Data cable for transfering data.
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems. -Linus Torvalds

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Re: What about my Cellphone

Postby viperman » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:30 pm

I used the following guide.
http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade- ... n.html?m=1
It works for me on a Nexus 4 (made by LG) and on a Xoom tablet. Hope it works for you.

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Re: What about my Cellphone

Postby TheObserver » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:04 am

It
has
worked!


Thank
you!

:mrgreen:
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems. -Linus Torvalds


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