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I cannot see it both in Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04.

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You can't directly mount the internal storage. You need to be rooted to view it on your phone, or you can use adb pull from the Android SDK Tools to copy it off the device.

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What if the phone is encrypted? – user2722 Aug 10 '11 at 6:20
@Dante No idea. I would expect adb to be intelligent enough to ask for a password or something. I've never heard anything about encryption in Gingerbread beyond the fact that it exists. – Matthew Read Aug 10 '11 at 14:31

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