I need a subsitute for Thunar that reads MTP

Silvio Knizek killermoehre at gmx.net
Mon Mar 4 22:57:38 CET 2019

Am Montag, den 04.03.2019, 13:42 -0800 schrieb ToddAndMargo:
> Hi All,
> I just entered:
>     https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15172
>     Fedora 29
>     Thunar 1.8.4
>     $ rpm -qa \*mtp\*
>     gvfs-mtp-1.38.1-2.fc29.x86_64
>     libesmtp-1.0.6-16.fc29.x86_64
>     libmtp-examples-1.1.16-1.fc29.x86_64
>     libmtp-1.1.16-1.fc29.x86_64
>     esmtp-1.2-12.fc29.x86_64
>     Kyocera DuraXV LTE with Camera Model: E4610  (Media Device MTP)
>     When I click on my cell phone, Thunar crashes.  When I reopen
>     Thunar and click, it does not crash the second time, but it
>     also does not see anything  (there are pictures)
> Whilst I wait for our intrepid heroes at Xfce to fix this, is
> the a substitute file manager I can use that is MTP friendly?
> Many thanks,
> -T


Thunar just uses gvfs/gio and doesn't implement the protocol itself.
Also there are two different backends for MTP available for gvfs/gio,
gvfs-mtp¹ and gvfs-gphoto2². Deinstall gvfs-mtp and install gvfs-
gphoto2 instead and see if it helps.


¹ https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/gvfs-mtp
² https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/gvfs-gphoto2

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