USB file transfer question
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I ran into this problem and found that when copying files directly to the phone over USB they are owned by root with permissions set such that only root can access them.

To fix this you can ssh into the phone (or use the built-in terminal) and issue the command "sudo chown mobian:mobian filename_pattern" to fix the ownership. With ssh running though I find it easier to just use sshfs and the files then arrive on the phone with the proper ownership. (It is slower than a direct USB transfer though.)


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USB file transfer question - by DarkManiels - 12-11-2020, 11:21 AM
RE: USB file transfer question - by kop316 - 12-11-2020, 12:25 PM
RE: USB file transfer question - by DarkManiels - 12-11-2020, 02:33 PM
RE: USB file transfer question - by cybercow - 12-11-2020, 12:53 PM
RE: USB file transfer question - by Zebulon Walton - 12-11-2020, 06:18 PM

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