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How to mount Android via file manager

Post by administrollaattori » Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:18 am

1. Install packages libmtp-runtime libmtp-common mtpfs

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sudo apt-get install libmtp-runtime libmtp-common mtpfs
2. Plug Android via USB-cable to the computer.

Tested with Mint 16 Mate and IdeaTab A3000
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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by jansek » Wed Feb 12, 2014 7:46 pm

Doesn't seem to work with my Sony Xperia M Dual and Linux Mint 16 64 Bit

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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by anandrkris » Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:55 pm

On KDE, I suppose, kio-mtp package would help.
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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by twodogs » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:58 am

I have HTC One X + and I don't have to download or install anything. Works great!

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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by administrollaattori » Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:35 am

An another way (Tested using Mint 13 Mate)
1. Make a mount point for Android

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mkdir ~/android
2. Mount Android tablet or phone

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mtpfs ~/android
3. Umount Android tablet or phone

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fusermount -u ~/android
You can make scripts for mounting and umounting

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pluma mount_android.sh
The contenst:

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#!/bin/sh
mtpfs ~/android
Make the script executable

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chmod +x mount_android.sh

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pluma umount_android.sh
The contenst:

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#!/bin/sh
fusermount -u ~/android
Make the script executable

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chmod +x umount_android.sh
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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by azrolator » Fri May 16, 2014 11:07 pm

admin, you rock! Finally can stop ripping my hair out. copy pasted in terminal, plugged in the tablet, folder popped up. Thanks so much!

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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by usbtux » Sun May 18, 2014 3:41 pm

The first post works well on M16 Cinnamon - Thanks :D
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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by ben2talk » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:55 am

Not working with Samsung Mega on 17.2 Mint...

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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by Ron-N » Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:00 pm

I foudn this site and this one helped for my phone. Not sure anyone knows this brand or does actually have the same phone, i have a OnePlus One. With the how-to in the above link i found it helped connecting my phone.
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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:32 am

If Android is not detected

Open Terminal and run

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gksu xed /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
[comment] of course you can use your favourite editor like Pluma, Gedit, etc.[/comment]
… the contents of the file

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SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bb4", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0e79", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0502", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0b05", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="413c", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0489", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="091e", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="18d1", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bb4", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="12d1", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="24e3", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2116", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0482", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="17ef", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="1004", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="22b8", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0409", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2080", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0955", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2257", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="10a9", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="1d4d", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0471", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="04da", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="05c6", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="1f53", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="04e8", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="04dd", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0fce", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0930", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="19d2", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
…. save and quit and run

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sudo chmod a+r /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
Connect your tablet, which should tell that take usb-storage on.

lsusb command tells your Android device's ID

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Re: How to mount Android via file manager

Post by CaptainKirksChair » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:02 pm

I am running Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon. I plug my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to my computer via USB. It shows up, mounts, and all folders are available. I installed no special software.

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