Samsung Galaxy S4

In Debian Wheezy the following steps are required:

1) make sure the user is in group "fuse" otherwise

usermod -a -G fuse "username"

3) From the SID repository get the "mtpfs" package and install it with its dependencies, then

mkdir mygalaxys4
mtpfs galaxys4

3) the following output shall be given

hwe@T530:~$ mtpfs mygalaxys4
Listing raw device(s)
Device 0 (VID=04e8 and PID=6860) is a Samsung GT P7310/P7510/N7000/I9070/I9100/I9300 Galaxy Tab 7.7/10.1/S2/S3/Nexus/Note/Y.
   Found 1 device(s):
   Samsung: GT P7310/P7510/N7000/I9070/I9100/I9300 Galaxy Tab 7.7/10.1/S2/S3/Nexus/Note/Y (04e8:6860) @ bus 2, dev 8
Attempting to connect device
PTP_ERROR_IO: failed to open session, trying again after resetting USB interface
LIBMTP libusb: Attempt to reset device
Listing File Information on Device with name: Galaxy S4
hwe@T530:~$ cd mygalaxys4/
hwe@T530:~/mygalaxys4$ ls
Phone  Playlists

1) Make sure the Galaxy S4 is unlocked, otherwise the connection fails.
2) Do not use "krusader", this will corrupt the connection to the phone !

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