Debian Multimedia :: Mount Android Mass Storage Device In Thunar

Apr 12, 2016

Since I use openbox with some packages from Xfce4 (mainly for convenience) I get most stuff "for free" as it were when using openbox, but I can't figure out how to mount android devices in a simple way. I can either do it manually, or install some other file manager that has this capability. This leads me to my question, I've noticed that if I install Nautilus, which automatically mounts android devices OotB, I get this functionality in Thunar as well. This leads me to believe that there is clearly a dependency package of some kind installed when running apt-get install nautilus that enables it, It'd be great to get this functionality in Thunar without having all the nautilus packages just littering about for no good reason. the required package is gvfs-backends, which I should have realized when I was unable to browse smb:// addresses. You forget a lot when you only make a fresh install once every 2 years or so.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Disable Mass Storage Device Mounting In Rhythmbox?

Oct 15, 2010

I have a 1TB external HDD which I use to store my music library of roughly 40 gigs. Therefore I would normally import music directly from it to my Rhythmbox library while keeping everything stored on the removable drive. In recent versions of Rhythmbox this is no longer needed as the application integrates my external HDD into the side pane and lists the music automatically. This is great although when closing Rhythmbox and reopening it, the drive has to be scanned all over again. This is a huge pain when it has to scan through 40+ gigs of music.

Therefore I would like this feature disabled and removed from my side pane. It is not needed and causes quite a large annoyance. Either I want it removed or the ability to keep the index of music from the drive in Rhyrhmbox at all times. Achieving this would be fantastic and would switch me back to Rhythmbox. recently I have been using Exaile which I love but rhythmbox not working bugs me.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Unnable New E2120 Samsung Phone As A Mass Storage Device?

Jul 17, 2010

I need to enable my new E2120 samsung phone as a mass storage device. but I think I need a USB driver. Had a good look round the forums but can't seem to find any posts. Its quite a new phone but hopefully the solution is already about. When I plug it into the USB the phones screen has a hashed out 'mass storage' option.

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Jan 7, 2010

here we have an older digicam (Jenoptik/Exakta Model "DC 22", if someone might want to know) that can be switched between some "PC Camera mode" and "Mass storage mode".Unfortunately, if attached to USB, it is always recognized as

UDEV [1262910483.475886] add /class/video4linux/video0 (video4linux)
lsusb tells:


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OpenSUSE Hardware :: USB Mass Storage Device Not Mounting

Nov 22, 2009

I am currently using opensuse 11.2 with kde 4.3.1. I am having a problem when I connect my samsung R450. It will not mount or show up as a usable device in either Dolphin, Amarok, or on the device notifier. I have tried manually mounting but I get an error saying it cannot find such device. I did not have any issues using it in 11.1 with KDE 4.2. It is being recognized by my system, but not allowing it to show up as a storage device or being mounted.

output of dmesg:

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output of lsusb:

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When I shut of the usb mass storage on the samsung R450 it switches to modem and is properly detected and usable as modem by my system.I don't have any other problems with other usb devices, such as a digital camera or flash drives, so I don't know if I just missing a system setting or configuring something wrong.

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Ubuntu :: Kernel Lock With Usb Mass Storage Device ?

Feb 2, 2010

I just discovered that inserting any USB drive causes an immediate hang of the system. The keyboard caps lock and scroll lock lights blink. Only recourse is to power cycle the system. This is after installing Kubuntu 9.10 in January, I don't believe I had occasion to insert a USB drive until tonight. 100% reliable. No entries in logs, presumably because it hangs the kernel when it happens. The /var/log/kern.log file has been corrupted due to file system damage (1+ sectors of some other file inserted into chain) and probably other files as well.

I've not had occasion to report other bugs, but I've found no way to report anything other than application bugs. I tried using "ubuntu-bug kernel" which helpfully said there was no such application as 'kernel' and has been busy "collecting problem information" for the last half hour or more. Somehow I don't think its ever going to finish.

The crash only happens when booted into Kubuntu 9.10. If I boot off of 9.04 then USB drives work fine. Both USB drives I've tried reliably produce the crash. One is a random cheap USB thumb drive (imprinted "Cisco"), the other is a 16GB Corsair Voyager.

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General :: Handle Bad Block In Mass Storage Device?

Nov 2, 2009

* I am implementing mass storage device on a test board.

* It contains NAND flash.

* Using corresponding "udc driver" and "g_file_storage" I could make my test board enumerate as mass storage device on my Linux machine.

* my 16 MB pen drive (test board) is now ready for read/write.

But there are some Bad Blocks on the NAND.Hence copy is not complete. Although on Linux machine there is no error message. Now , what is there in a normal pen drive which manages the Bad Block or what am I missing so that such Bad Blocks are managed.

Here is the error I get on my test board :

mtdblock: erase of region [0x2c0000, 0x4000] on "Bon 2" failed
end_request: I/O error, dev mtdblock2, sector 5664
Buffer I/O error on device mtdblock2, logical block 708


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General :: Remove Kernel Lock From Unmounted Mass Storage USB Device

Jun 3, 2010

I've searched high and low, and can't figure this one out. I have a older Olympus Camera (2001 or so). When I plug in the USB connection, I get the following log output:
$ dmesg | grep sd
[20047.625076] sd 21:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg7 type 0
[20047.627922] sd 21:0:0:0: [sdg] Attached SCSI removable disk

Secondly, the drive is not mounted in the FS, but when I run gphoto2 I get the following error:
$ gphoto2 --list-config
*** Error ***
An error occurred in the io-library ('Could not lock the device'): Camera is already in use.
*** Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device') ***

What command will unmount the drive. For example in Nautilus, I can right click and select "Safely Remove Device". After doing that, the /dev/sg7 and /dev/sdg devices are removed.

The output of gphoto2 is then:
# gphoto2 --list-config
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/resolution
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/shutter
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/aperture
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/color
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/flash
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/whitebalance
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/focus-mode
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/focus-pos
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/exp
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/exp-meter
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/zoom
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/dzoom
/Camera Configuration/Picture Settings/iso
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/date-time
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/lcd-mode
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/lcd-brightness
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/lcd-auto-shutoff
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/camera-power-save
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/host-power-save
/Camera Configuration/Camera Settings/timefmt

Some things I've tried already are sdparm and sg3_utils, however I am unfamiliar with them, so it's possible I just didn't find the right command.

# mount | grep sdg
# mount | grep sg7
# umount /dev/sg7
umount: /dev/sg7: not mounted
# umount /dev/sdg
umount: /dev/sdg: not mounted
# gphoto2 --list-config

*** Error ***
An error occurred in the io-library ('Could not lock the device'): Camera is already in use.
*** Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device') ***

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Nov 4, 2010

I am beginner in UBUNTO 10.04 LTS. I have a mobile broadband of Relience which use the device of Huawei EC 1262. I have a problem with this modem. when i installed required packages for this device like usbswitch, wvdial etc, my internet connect works fine but as i switch off the PC and restart, PC can not detect the modem, it detect as mass storage device. Is there any command/option that i switch the mass storage device into modem in the terminal window or on the GUI platform mean on the desktop screen.

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Feb 14, 2010

It doesn't show it on the device-notifier, or fdisk, and not sure if this will be any use to you. In windows it appears immediately as a MSD, doesn't show as a modem or anything first.

linux-gg0e:/home/Chris # tail -f /var/log/messages
Feb 14 10:20:09 linux-gg0e smartd[2752]: Device: /dev/sda [SAT], SMART Prefailure Attribute: 1 Raw_Read_Error_Rate changed from 51 to 50
Feb 14 10:20:09 linux-gg0e smartd[2752]: Device: /dev/sda [SAT], SMART Usage Attribute: 195


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General :: Manually Mount A PC To Access A Samsung Galaxy S Phone Mass Storage?

May 27, 2011

I would like to download a few (591)images from the Galaxy S phone. Samsung have advised me that to do that I need to place the Galaxy S phone on Mass storage, whivch I can do and plug the phone USB cable to the PC and manually mount the USB. The Galaxy S firmware 2.1-update1 doesn't support automatic mounting! The Galaxy S has an Android platform Kernel version 2.6.29 with root @SE-S604 #2. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a AMD Athlon(tm) XP 1700+ with 1G of ram. It's the manual mounting of the USB connection

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Debian Multimedia :: ESATA + Thunar: You Do Not Have Privileges To Mount <volume>

May 16, 2011

how to get thunar with xfce 4.6 to mount external hard drives. Thunar with xfce 4.8 uses udisk, and all external and internal hard disks show up in the sidebar.With thunar in debian squeeze, though, no internal or external hard drives show up.

I can live without internal hard drives showing up, but I'd like to be able to mount my eSATA drive automatically. So far I've been completely unsuccessful in getting an entry to show up in thunar (like when a usb flash disk or cd is inserted), so I've added an entry to fstab:

LABEL=LIBRARY   /home/library   ext4   noauto,defaults,users And that doesn't seem to do anything. With and without the fstab line, I get a popup saying something like "Unable to mount volume "LIBRARY". You do not have priviliges to mount LIBRARY."

Everything else seems to mount fine. It's just that thunar/hal/whatever thinks that my eSATA drive is an "internal" hard drive and so doesn't treat it as removable.ALL of my drives, internal and eSATA, show up in the gtk "places" menu that is used in file-roller, iceweasel, etc. If I could find a way to get thunar to do this (like it can wtih xfce 4.8 and udisks) that would be GREAT.

EDIT: I also wanted to add that they show up in pcmanfm, but it also tells me "Not authorized" when I try to mount them.

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May 20, 2011

When I connect a USB stick to my laptop, it is mounted as root:root. I want ot be able to use it as the logged in user

It has worked in the past (1+ month ago), but recently it just mount it as root:root.

My userid is 1000, so somewhere in the system it knows that the current user is relevant.

The directory created

The date is off System time is correct - so this could be an indication of what is wrong.

I have tried with my own custom compiled kernel and now I am using the latest 2.6.38 official image.

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Feb 4, 2010

I am so completely frustrated with this and can't seem to find any solid answers. I have a Google Nexus One phone. I want to also use it as a portable music player. I can find no player for Linux that can do ALL of the following:

- copy music
- transcode when necessary
- transfer cover art in appropriate format
- transfer playlists (music files AND .m3u playlist files)

Banshee is the closest, but it is so painfully slow, has many problems with tags and also doesn't transfer playlist files. Banshee advertises support "out of the box" for this device. I've tried overriding with an .is_audio_player file, but it is ignored. Rhythmbox will transfer song files and transcode as necessary, but no artwork, no playlists. Exaile doesn't recognize this device for some reason.

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Jul 15, 2011

How can i do to mount a scsi device ? it is a lg android phone ...

My dmesg shows :

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May 27, 2011

I am running wheezy + xfce. When I attempt to mount any external volume in Thunar, I get a message saying "Unable to mount-- not authorized." This is problem #1. A bigger problem that I think is related is my wireless. Logged in as a normal user, I cannot connect to any wireless networks using network-manager. My wireless card is functional and I can see all the networks around me, but when I click on one to connect, nothing happens. No password prompt, nothing. Strangely, when I log in as root, wireless works flawlessly. I am a member of the netdev group.

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Ubuntu :: Plug My Usb Mass Storage - Get Nothing As Id I Haven't Plugged It

Sep 22, 2010

I have a problem with my Ubuntu which is when I plug my usb mass storage I get nothing as id i haven't plugged it. Nothing appears in the Computer , and when I do the command fdisk -l.. the usb mass storage isn't there to mount it and when i press lsusb


Here is the dmesg


My ubuntu is lucid 10.04, and my mother board is Gigabyte GM31.

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Feb 23, 2011

I have a problem when trying to mount a memory card in my cell phone. I connect the phone with an USB cable, select mass storage as the phone prompts it, but no luck.

dmesg shows

[ 200.673190] usb 3-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 4
[ 200.823377] usb 3-1: New USB device found, idVendor=05c6, idProduct=1000
[ 200.823386] usb 3-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3


Just to be sure I tried the same thing with FreeBSD, though I knew from past experiences what to expect from it. It just worked(tm) flawlessly, but I'd rather not keep FreeBSD just for the sake of one device I can't seem to get working with Linux. All I can guess it must either be a kernel bug that has persisted for far too long or a faulty udev rule.

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Sep 7, 2010

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Jun 28, 2011

I have found countless things that claim to be able to do this for free. I basically want to use my computer's music on my android device while I am not home. Plug in the headphones, press play, and listen to it. Essentially, turning my own computer into my own personal "cloud streaming service" like Ubuntu One.

I have gotten none of them to set up properly. any help would be greatly appreciated. I don't want to buy a large microSD card if I don't have to, i'd rather just stream it to my phone from my PC.

I don't want it to be WIFI only, I need it to work on my normal data connection.

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Jan 7, 2010

I have Ubuntu9.10 installed in my laptop, and I want to give read-only permission on mass storage device (USB flash & external HD) & CD-ROM.
please guide me how this is possible. It should be automatically.

It's necessary for security purpose.

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Jan 18, 2011

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Aug 11, 2011

Thunar, for some reason, always seems to become non-response and consumes 100% CPU after I open a certain folder on my external hard drive. What could be the cause of this? I've tried opening the same folder on Windows and it didn't give me any problem, so I'm assuming that the problem lies within Thunar, and not the external hard drive itself.

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Mar 20, 2010

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Apr 9, 2011

I'm running 64-bit Debian testing Xfce and can't get Thunar to generate thumbnails for video-files in ogg-format. It works for avi, mp4, flv, etc. I have thunar-thumbnailer and ffmpegthumbnailer installed.

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May 15, 2011

I recently migrated a home folder to a new user name. I made the necessary changes with usermod and recursively chown-ed the directory as the new user. However, one problem I've had is that Thunar is no longer showing thumbnails for images and videos. I rm-ed the .thumbnails directory thinking that it would force creation of new thumbnail files, but this didn't work. The directory stays empty.

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Feb 27, 2011

I've just made the switch from Ubuntu to Debian Squeeze and am having trouble connecting external media (be it a USB stick or an ext HD). The error I am getting when I connect anything via usb is the following:

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error.

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This is annoying because I usually have a handful of tabs open and I "lose my place."

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Aug 23, 2010

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Jun 20, 2011

I just installed gnome-mplayer and gecko-mediaplayer on Debian Squeeze (after removing Parole and its browser plugin). Now when I right-click on a file in Thunar, the menu instantly vanishes unless I hold the right mouse button down. The menu works fine, but having to hold the button down is mildly annoying.

The funny thing is, right-clicking on the background in Thunar works exactly as expected; I never have to hold down the button. And this is definitely not a mouse problem, because I can observe the exact same behavior with any mouse or touchpad.

Update: switching to a different GTK theme seems to have fixed it.

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