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"USB-developer mode" option on USB-cable plugin has disappeared since updating to OS ! [answered]

asked 2014-01-10 00:04:38 +0300

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updated 2014-01-10 00:04:38 +0300

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.... would like to have it back ;-) !

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The question has been closed for the following reason "the question is answered, an answer was accepted" by phle
close date 2014-01-10 21:16:12.495441


Thanks for the quick & helpful response ! ... another USB-port on the PC's rearside did it :-) (running Win 7 x64 ult.)

launchpad ( 2014-01-10 00:35:27 +0300 )edit

Please answer and close this question as the problem is solved.

Tanghus ( 2014-01-10 08:32:25 +0300 )edit

I wanted to - but an automated board msg pops up & tells me: "Sorry, to close own question a minimum reputation of 25 is required"

launchpad ( 2014-01-10 09:50:27 +0300 )edit

USB developer mode? I only see "PC Connection" -- no matter, which USB port of Win 7 PC I use. (Having OS almost right from the beginning, I did never see USB developer mode).

I.e.: Question not solved!

jgr ( 2014-01-10 12:11:17 +0300 )edit

You first need to enable the developer mode. Settings -> System Settings -> Developer Mode

Mariusmssj ( 2014-01-10 18:25:55 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-10 00:26:14 +0300

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It shouldn't have disappeared. What OS are you using and have you tried using different USB ports on your PC?

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Windows 7 64 bit ultimate, 4 USB ports on notebook (not sure, whether all are USB 3 already, 1 mixed USB/eSATA). No USB developer mode on either port.

jgr ( 2014-01-10 12:13:11 +0300 )edit

Do you have developer mode enabled? Settings -> System Settings -> Developer Mode

Mariusmssj ( 2014-01-10 18:26:17 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-01-10 18:47:45 +0300

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.... maybe this function not always showing up / working reliably ---> thus proposing leaving this topic open until a more widely accepted solution could be found.

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(Hm. Sorry, I missed this "answer" - would you like me (or someone else) to reopen your question?
If reopened, you/someone should probably edit the question to reflect problems depending on different systems.)

phle ( 2014-01-10 21:21:17 +0300 )edit

I have not used usb but now tried it. Only PC connection or loading. Same thing with all 6 ports in my PC.

My PC is: 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.54-2 x86_64 GNU/Linux, and Jolla

lasse ( 2014-03-20 17:48:30 +0300 )edit

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