I need a subsitute for Thunar that reads MTP

ToddAndMargo ToddAndMargo at zoho.com
Mon Mar 4 23:48:16 CET 2019

On 3/4/19 1:57 PM, Silvio Knizek wrote:
> 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
> Hi,
> 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.

No crashing, but I do get location is not mountable.

I did figure out that the reason I see nothing inside my phone
the second time was my phone's doing.  I have to set mtp device
EVERY time I plug the usb cable in.  So now I can see things
with Thunar

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