Mount Phone in GhostBSD via MTP

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Mount Phone in GhostBSD via MTP

Postby Jes » Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:23 pm

This is useful to get access to your phone device mounted as a MTP device using FUSE-MTPFS. In case your phone has a SD CARD it would be accessible too (both phone emulated filesystem and SD filesystem are accessible at once).

You'll need FUSE.

In /boot/loader.conf:
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# Filesystems in Userspace
fuse_load="YES"


Then install the package:

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pkg install simple-mtpfs


Create a script to automate the process of mount the phone. Mine is called 'freebsd_mountphone':

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#/bin/sh

S=`which simple-mtpfs`

mkdir -p ~/Phone

echo "To unmount:"
echo "umount -f ~/Phone"

$S -o direct_io  ~/Phone

ls ~/Phone


Create the directory:

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mkdir ~/Phone


Then connect you phone via USB and execute the previous script. Your phone will be mounted in ~/Phone (one directory for the internal storage and another one for the sd card if available).
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Re: Mount Phone in GhostBSD via MTP

Postby NevilleGoddard » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:28 am

Nice work!

You can also install android-file-transfer-qt4 and do the same thing.
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