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Re: Connecting the droid to a Debian workstation

On 6/1/10 8:56 AM, Merciadri Luca wrote:
> 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?

No. I just manually copy files as I need them from here to yon and
vice-versa. Some stuff doesn't work; like, I can't save my text messages


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