[xubuntu-users] How to mount a cell phone

jules s s.julez at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 22:02:57 UTC 2014

Connecting your phone via USB to your Linux Computer is a pain in the ass
with *buntu 14.04. Upgrade to 14.10 and enjoy - no problems for me and it
works like a charm.

2014-11-09 22:54 GMT+01:00 Rob Ward <rl.ward at bigpond.com>:

>  On 10/11/14 07:01, Rog wrote:
> On 11/09/2014 12:15 PM, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> I have a Casio C811 G-zone cell phone that I'd like to be able to
> acess from my Xubuntu 14.04.1 system.
> When I plug it in to the USB port, it shows up in lsusb as an NEC
> device, but the file system never mounts and I can't seem to access it
> as a /dev device.
> The phone has version 4.12 of Android, if that's any help.
> Any suggestions welcome.
> Thanks.
> MR
>  Try gMTP. Be sure that the phone is on and active. Wait for minutes to
> see if it mounts.
> In spite of running Linux under the hood, the Android OS uses a different
> access method. And, I had much better luck connecting to my old HTC
> Incredible II than to my HTC One. Sometimes it's just easier to mail files
> to myself and download them.
> I have found that using a USB hub that is direct on the mother board also
> makes a huge difference.  The original front USB ports on the case are
> good, whereas the USB port expansion (+SD readers etc) in the Floppy Drive
> bay is pretty well useless with my Samsung Galaxy S (both with the old
> Vodaphone Android and now CyanogenMod).
> Rob Ward
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