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android file explorers does not work [answered]

asked 2014-05-02 10:35:23 +0200

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After the 1.0.4 update android file explorers stopped working. I have tested es explorer , solid explorer, and others and the result is always the same, the android app closes. I use these explorers because i can't relete some files in android memory space with native explorers, the result is always the same " Permission denied" Tested with filetug, file browser and files. Cargo dock only allows to copy/link the files,not removing them. How could remove them? Maybe via terminal? Why android file explorers stopped working?

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The question has been closed for the following reason "the question is answered, an answer was accepted" by molan
close date 2014-06-05 07:30:25.414029


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Drekkarian ( 2014-05-02 11:14:40 +0200 )edit

There is a root launcher for Cargo Dock available from OpenRepos [] With this you can run Cargo Dock as root and remove files from the Android space.

pycage ( 2014-05-02 11:37:18 +0200 )edit

Android OI File Manager (Yandex store) still works. However, Android apps do not see all files (e.g. files in /home/nemo/.config).

jgr ( 2014-05-03 01:27:18 +0200 )edit

Thanks, Android OI worked. I only needed to manage android memory space, the other explorers work well in the rest of the memory.

niuran ( 2014-05-04 12:24:59 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-06-05 07:30:14 +0200

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As a summary: Just tested it with ES File Explorer and inKa File Manager: Seems to work very well with latest update. Furthermore (like suggested above) it is possible to install a rooted Sailfish file browser (available here which lets you access and change files in Android folder.

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