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File system type Galaxytab A7

(Topic created: 04-10-2021 07:45 AM)
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user3WBcCMoGS6
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I've just bought one of the above and want to easily transfer files (books) from my PC to the SD card. I'm on Linux. I can already do that, but have to laboriously unmount the thing before jmtpfs will mount it correctly. Now I want to add a line in /ect/fstab not to automount the thing. I need to know the file system type. As it's Android, possibly ext4, but I'm not sure. Anybody knows?

Chris

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Frbky
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Larger MicroSD cards are often in Exfat format. Can't promise for yours though!

The kernel comes with exfat mount support but I had to install exfat-utils to fully manipulate the filesystem.
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user3WBcCMoGS6
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Thanks for this. What happens is Gnome tries to mount the tablet, but has trouble doing so. Then I must right click on the Samsung in file manager and tell it do unmount it. That takes minutes. When it's unmounted, I issue jmtpfs /path/to/mountpoint and the tablet is instantly mounted. I can then freely do what I want using the Gmome file manager. The first unmounting is a hassle, but I don't do it that often. 

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Frbky
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That's annoying. I use KDE and have not had that issue.
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How to transfer files to SD card on A8 tablet
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