How To Mount The Google Nexus 5 on Ubuntu

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Complete Guide to Mount Google Nexus 5 on Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp
sudo apt-get update

1. Enable Developer options and enable USB debugging.
2. Install necessary MTP modules to your computer:

 sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs

3. Configure 51-android.rules

 sudo gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

paste the following at the end of the file (if the file does not exist then just paste):
#– Nexus 5
evan@evan-laptop:~$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 003 Device 006: ID 18d1:4ee2 Google Inc.

cat /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ATTR{idVendor}==”18d1", MODE=”0666"

4. Make the file executable:

 sudo chmod +x /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

5. Restart udev

sudo service udev restart

6. Create mount point and set permissions

 sudo mkdir /media/nexus5
   sudo chmod 755 /media/nexus5

7. Plug in the Nexus 5 and make sure MTP is enabled.
8. Paste following command whenever you PLUG-IN nexus5

sudo mtpfs -o allow_other /media/nexus5

9. When you have completed your work you must unmount:

sudo umount /media/nexus5

Repeat step8 every time you connect your nexus to your ubuntu OS and then step9 when you are done completing your work.