Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

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Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

Post by redstriker » Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:11 am

I have plugged the phone in to the pc via usb cable, nothing shows up, do i need to add software from package manager or from my mobile (LG) website ?

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Re: Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

Post by gibbs1984 » Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:59 am

Is it an Android phone?

Mine shows up in Devices in Nemo.

As a workaround for the moment you could use the app AirDroid from the Play Store, works great as no cables needed.
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Re: Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

Post by redstriker » Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:14 pm

Thanks for the reply.

No its just a mobile phone not smart phone, andriod etc.
Just wondering why it does not show up, if i plug in a usb hard drive it shows, same with usb flash drive.

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Re: Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

Post by MALsPa » Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:28 pm

Most of the time, I simply send an image to my Gmail account in a text message, then download the image to the computer. Or if I want to transfer a bunch of images (or other files), I'll take the microSD card out of my phone and plug it into the computer (but not all phones have a microSD card). I've settled upon these methods because I use several different distros and it isn't always so easy to access my phone's files from the computer via USB cable.

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Re: Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

Post by Flemur » Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:33 pm

FWIW, I have an older Samsung non-Android phone that doesn't show up when connected w/USB, though the phone says it's connected, and cameras, Android phones, and so far all other USB gizmos show up and work. IIRC, I got a couple of images off it by sending them (message attachment) to an Android phone (tho its camera is so crummy that it's not much of an issue). I haven't tried to access it thru 'wine' or virtualbox.
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Re: Upload image to mint from mobile phone--how?

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:59 pm

Flemur wrote:FWIW, I have an older Samsung non-Android phone that doesn't show up when connected w/USB, though the phone says it's connected, and cameras, Android phones, and so far all other USB gizmos show up and work. IIRC, I got a couple of images off it by sending them (message attachment) to an Android phone (tho its camera is so crummy that it's not much of an issue). I haven't tried to access it thru 'wine' or virtualbox.
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