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Re: Connecting the droid to a Debian workstation

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Kent West <westk@acu.edu> writes:

> Merciadri Luca wrote:
>> Hi,
>> To my utter astonishment, I have not found, on the Internet, an
>> explanation on how to connect an Android-based device to a Debian
>> workstation (through USB2, evidently). Do you have any pointer on how to
>> do this? By `connecting,' I do not necessarily mean `synchronizing' but
>> at least being able to check the µSD's card content. I am using an HTC
>> Desire.
> I just connect my G1 to the USB2 cable, and the G1 dings at me, and
> there's a notification at the top of the G1's screen saying that it's
> connected; pulling that notification open it tells me that to "click
> here" to mount my drive. When I do that, then my Debian box starts
> rattling, and in a few moments, KDE pops up a window asking what I want
> to do with the new device, and I say "Open", and voila, there's the
> drive's contents.
> (The exact wording above may not be accurate, as I'm doing this from
> memory rather than actually having the unit right here in front of me at
> the moment, but that's the gist.)
Well, after quibbling with the android device, this does the same
too. Do you also have a sync utility?

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