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[Discuss] How to mount an Android device in Linux -- solution

[ ... Android 4.x removes "USB mass storage server"; requires you to use
MTP protocol over USB. Support for that in Linux is immature. ]

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 8:19 PM, Derek Martin <invalid at>wrote:

> On those devices, you now are required to use MTP to access the device
> via USB, which until somewhat recently had little or no support under
> Linux, since solved by libmtp.  I didn't look at this project, but I'm
> guessing it's a FUSE filesystem based on libmtp.

Yes that's what it looks like here . It references

And in answer to an earlier question, the point of my original post was to
point out "go-mtpfs" from Google as an alternative for mtp-fuse ( ). I found mtp-fuse to be crashy and
unworkable. My original post could have been a little more clear on that
point; sorry I wrote it in a rush.

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