[Chugalug] Android Phones & Linux
Alex Smith (K4RNT)
shadowhunter at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 16:57:04 UTC 2012
Had this been any other situation, I would have said this is a Rube
Goldberg-style way of getting it done, but not only does it make
sense, but it could work with pretty much *any* smartphone!
(I haven't looked to see if this is possible with IOS, for I have an
iPhone issued to me from work.)
Kudos Mike! :)
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
> (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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