Originally Posted by mikedt
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.
I believe many modern Linux distros should support MTP straight away, like Ubuntu or Mint.
OK, good news. I'm here in India so there's a fair number of cheap Chinese made ICS phones. Still, I'll research the particular phone before purchase.
I use Ubuntu 12.04.