If you are a Linux user and own an Android 4.0+ device (such as Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus etc), you will know that you can’t just plug in your device and have it detected by the PC. Here is how you can get your Android device to connect with Ubuntu.
Since the release of Android’s Gingerbread version, Google made what was probably a market-and technology-driven decision to use the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) when an Android device is connected to a desktop. While MTP is supposed to be a better solution, it doesn’t work out of the box on Linux. However, with a couple of quick changes, you can make it happen.
While Android is based on the Linux kernel, that doesn’t mean it plays well with Linux distro. If you are a proud owner of the Galaxy Nexus, you will find that it doesn’t come with a micro SD-card slot where you can transfer files to and when you connect your phone to your Ubuntu, it […]