[Chugalug] Android Phones & Linux

Lynn Dixon boodaddy at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 16:10:42 UTC 2012


Mike Harrison is one crafty dude! :)
That's a good solution, wished I had thought of it :P

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>
> I cheated. Setup "WebDav Nav" a Webdav application
> on my tablet. and on my desktops added support for WebDav:
>
> "apt-get install davfs2"
>
> then a simple:
>
> mount -t davfs -o uid=xxxxxx,gid=xxxx https://zzzzzz.foo/shared/home/userlogin/shared
>
> (some things changed to protect the innocent)
>
> There are also ways to put it in fstab, etc..
>
> Allowed my Linux systems and my tablet to share a share.
>
> I don't store anything there of any security concerns, but I trust it more
> than Dropbox, etc..
>
>
>
>
>
> ==============================**==============================
> Mike Harrison   bogon at geeklabs.com  cell: 423.605.6943
>
>
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012, Garrett Gaston wrote:
>
>  I have for a long time resisted getting a smart phone and will probably
>> continue to do so.
>> But I do really like the idea of having my mp3 player and my phone in one
>> device. But owning
>> a Galaxy Tab and as of yet not being able to connect it to Linux
>> (something about an mtp
>> protocol) gives me even more pause on getting a smart phone. Should I
>> ever decide to get
>> one, what are some good android smart phones that work well with Linux?
>> Also, why the switch
>> to mtp and why does Linux have trouble with mtp?
>>
>>
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