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\SDCARD\ folder which Android apps use should be visible when you plug your phone into PC [released]

asked 2013-12-25 03:51:39 +0300

jjyks gravatar image

When you want to move some files into Android filesystem, you need to move them into /home/nemo/ first, and then CP them into /sdcard/. Somekind of symlink between folders might work aswell.

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This is not an issue because you can access /home/nemo/ directly from android apps.

To make it easier in Android just make symlink to /sdcard in /home/nemo/ and you are done.

Maybe we need such symlink in the default configuration.

ortylp ( 2013-12-27 00:21:12 +0300 )edit

Actually atleast FPSE doesn't let me access /home/nemo/ from Android. It shows /sdcard and after going "up" it just shows "Internal storage", which is /sdcard/

jjyks ( 2013-12-27 09:43:17 +0300 )edit

@jjyks I see /home/nemo in android file browser, so this is probably limitation of that Android app

ortylp ( 2013-12-27 09:48:47 +0300 )edit

Yes probarly. I just created symlink between folder "/home/nemo/android" which i just created, and "/sdcard/nemo", and gave both folders full permissions with chmod 777. Works flawlessly now, but this is imo something that they could integrate into Android support for easiness.

jjyks ( 2013-12-27 10:11:21 +0300 )edit

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answered 2013-12-27 10:15:00 +0300

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updated 2013-12-27 10:17:37 +0300

You can create symlink in terminal between visible filesystem and Alien dalviks /sdcard/. Personally i decided to create new folder called Android in /home/nemo/, and link it into /sdcard/nemo


  • open terminal
  • mkdir /home/nemo/Android (or create it while connected to your PC)
  • devel-su ln -s /home/nemo/Android /sdcard/nemo (creates folder nemo automatically)
  • chmod 777 /home/nemo/Android (Android app FPSE couldn't remove files from symlinked folder but this fixed it. Not needed if you don't need write access in this folder.)
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