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Old October 7th, 2012, 10:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Advait View Post
Follow up:

I did some googling on this issue and looked at some other forums and it looks the ICS USB issue is a complicated mess (rooting, MTP, corrupt kernels, flashing roms and all kinds of hyper-technical weirdness that made my eyes glaze over).

Any suggestions on how I can select an ICS phone that easily appears when I plug it into a PC?
I know most Chinese ICS 4.0 devices seem to work just fine as removable USB storage devices. In fact they have a settings option, USB mass storage mode or MTP mode.

Originally Posted by Advait View Post
Full disclosure: I soon plan to ditch Windows and go Ubuntu-only. Does MTP work on Linux? I'm guessing if a phone shows up as a USB storage device in Windows, it will easily do the same in Ubuntu. Valid assumption?


I believe many modern Linux distros should support MTP straight away, like Ubuntu or Mint.
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