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Browsing files on my cellphone with Lubuntu


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#1 python72

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 10:24 PM

I am trying to browse files and copy them to my Lubuntu laptop.

I have tried via Bluetooth and I can pair the phone and push files both way via sharing icon but I am not able to actually browse files located on my cellphone. In Bluetooth Manager I can see the phone paired but the "Browse device" is grayed out and can not be accessed.

When USB cable is connected I don't see the phone under Devices/USB.

Do I need to install something to accomplish the browsing either via USB or Bluetooth?

I can browse these files on Windows laptop without any issue by the way.


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 02:04 AM

Type of Phone please.


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 05:12 AM

Samsung Note 2 SGH-1317M

Android version 4.4.2



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Posted 08 August 2014 - 08:42 AM

AirDroid. While you really don't need any software to manage your Android files under Ubuntu (just turn on mass storage mode), this one is pretty nice.

It manages your Android device through your web browser. Download from Google Playstore. Here's a how to use wiki: http://www.wikihow.com/Use-the-AirDroid-App-on-Android






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