Chapter 6. Data Exchanging

Table of Contents

Data exchange via USB
mtp under linux
Mount mtp devices to file system
Persistent device name for MTP devices
Automatically mount mtp devices to file system
Backup and synchronization

The Android devices are made for data exchange, but there are too many interests. The interest of the Android user is just one out of many and sometimes his interest seems to have low priority. Other interests are: Creating a big telephone bill by exchanging a lot of unwanted data. Knowing what the user does and use this data for whatever reasons as selling it to whoever.

The user gets stuff for free or almost free, but it is like fishing maybe there is a hook in the bait. Luckily the android market is open and bad apps get bad comments and might therefore disappear.

Therefore the following describes data exchange in a maybe a bit hard way:

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