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linux: access phone storage via usb? [duplicate]

asked 2014-01-02 13:57:31 +0200

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updated 2014-07-12 02:27:22 +0200

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I have connected jolla via usb to my pc (ubuntu linux, kde). On Jolla I choose "PC-connection". Then on kde desktop a new usb device "sailfish" is available. I choose to open the device with File Manager. But - unlike with other usb storeage media - the jolla is not mounted in folder "/media". How can I access the jolla as a usb storage device on linux?

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by strnous
close date 2014-01-02 14:31:18.194146


@strnous: you marked this as a duplicate question. could you be so nice to share a link to the original question?

stephan ( 2014-01-03 10:33:47 +0200 )edit

See the answer below and many other questions related to USB connectivity throughout this web.

strnous ( 2014-01-03 11:44:05 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-01-02 14:02:06 +0200

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updated 2014-01-02 14:07:16 +0200

You can use MTP-tools such as gmtp or the mtp command line tools. See also

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thanks for the hint. I found out that I already have mtp support onboard in kde. most interesting. just entering mtp:/ in the address line of dolphin displays the sailfish device and lets me access the phone memory.

stephan ( 2014-01-02 23:58:31 +0200 )edit

I couldn't get KIO-MTP to work, so instead I use KIO-SCP. You need to have dev. mode enabled and the go to sftp://nemo@jolla/home/nemo/

Tanghus ( 2014-01-03 04:48:15 +0200 )edit

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