Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I want to browse files on my mobile with ubuntu.

share|improve this question
add comment

migrated from superuser.com Dec 30 '10 at 14:40

This question came from our site for computer enthusiasts and power users.

1 Answer

Android 2.1 (Eclair)

  1. Plug in your phone
  2. Pull the notification bar; tap on "USB connected (Select to copy files to/from your computer)". Tap "Mount".
  3. Ubuntu should autoprompt you to browse the phone using File Manager (Nautilus)

eclair usb notification eclair usb mounting

Android 2.2 (Froyo) (and probably Android 2.3)

  1. Plug in your phone
  2. Android should autoprompt you to enable USB Mass Storage.
  3. Ubuntu should autoprompt you to browse the phone using File Manager (Nautilus)

froyo usb mass storage

(Froyo image shamelessly taken from http://droidfreeapps.com/2010/05/usb-mass-storage-tweaks/)

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.