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From: Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: slow MTP in Thunar, was fine in Gnome
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:33:29
Message-Id: qlb0jb$3cbr$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] slow MTP in Thunar, was fine in Gnome by Raffaele Belardi
On 2019-09-11, Raffaele Belardi <raffaele.belardi@××.com> wrote:
> After my recent switch from Gnome to XFCE (both ~amd64) transferring > files from the smartphone to the desktop via USB/MTP has become > unbearably slow. From my understanding both Gnome (Nautilus?) and Thunar > use gnome-base/gvfs which with mtp USE flag pulls in media-libs/libmtp > so I don't understand why this big change in behavior. Any hints?
I've tried a number of MTP implementations on Linux, and none of them have proven stable and reliable. IMO, you're better off installing an ssh/scp server and using sftp or sshfs. IIRC, there's a farily extensive recent thread on this. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards Yow! Are we live or on at tape?


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Re: [gentoo-user] Re: slow MTP in Thunar, was fine in Gnome Raffaele Belardi <raffaele.belardi@××.com>