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Date:      Sun, 14 Feb 2016 11:50:22 -0500
From:      mfv <mfv@bway.net>
To:        Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org>
Cc:        Jens Schweikhardt <schweikh@schweikhardt.net>, FreeBSD questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Copying music from FreeBSD to an Xperia Z3
Message-ID:  <20160214115022.33332634@gecko4>
In-Reply-To: <56C098B4.30001@qeng-ho.org>
References:  <20160214143705.GA1290@schweikhardt.net> <56C098B4.30001@qeng-ho.org>

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> On Sun, 2016-02-14 at 15:09 Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org> wrote:
>
>On 14/02/2016 14:37, Jens Schweikhardt wrote:
>> hello, world\n
>>
>> I want to copy some mp3 music files onto an Sony Xperia Z3. I naively
>> assumed it would show up as a USB mass storage device when I plug the
>> USB cable. But all I get in dmesg is
>>
>>    ugen0.4: <Sony> at usbus0
>>
>> How can I copy mp3 files from my FreeBSD box onto the device?  
>
>Many of the later smartphones don't present as USB disks, supposedly
>on the grounds of safety. Instead they talk MTP (media transport
>protocol). I've never used it myself, but Wikipedia says Gnome's GVFS
>supports it, as does KDE's KIO slave. Going the FUSE route you might
>look at sysutils/fusefs-simple-mtpfs or sysutils/mtpfs. If you want a
>standalone program take a look at audio/gmtp.
>

Hello,

I am not all that familiar with cell phones, but I do have an Android
tablet that has an microSD slot.  I am able to copy files between
the tablet and FreeBSD by using a microSD reader on the latter.

Since the Xperia is Android-based with a microSD slot, this may be
another option, if all else fails.

Cheers ...

Marek



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