updates to libmtp9 in trusty

David H. Durgee dhdurgee at verizon.net
Thu Aug 20 18:54:34 UTC 2015

Colin Law wrote:
> On 20 August 2015 at 18:32, David H. Durgee <dhdurgee at verizon.net> wrote:
>> I recently upgrade to an android phone but found it was not recognized in
>> libmtp 1.1.6-20 as provided in trusty.  As directed, I opened a bug report
>> and the maintainer responded and closed it indicated support was added to
>> git for the 1.1.10 release:
>> #1386 Device 0 (VID=1004 and PID=622a) is UNKNOWN.
>> <http://sourceforge.net/p/libmtp/bugs/1386/>
>> When will trusty be upgraded to the 1.1.10 release of the library so that I
>> can access my phone?
>> Is there a way I can add support for my phone to the current release of the
>> library?  Is there a PPA with updates for this library? Thank you for any
>> assistance you can offer.
> It may be possible to set your phone to use an alternative mode on USB
> (PTP maybe) so that it is accessible without using mtp.
> Colin

Yes, I can set the phone to connect in PTP instead of MTP. Unfortunately 
it seems to work intermittently, and when it does work it restricts me 
to the area of the phone supporting the camera.  Any suggestions to 
improve PTP support will be appreciated.


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