Copying music from FreeBSD to an Xperia Z3

Maxim Filimonov che at
Sun Feb 14 16:41:09 UTC 2016

On Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:37:05 +0100
Jens Schweikhardt <schweikh at> wrote:

> hello, world\n
> I want to copy some mp3 music files onto an Sony Xperia Z3. I naively
> assumed it would show up as a USB mass storage device when I plug the
> USB cable. But all I get in dmesg is
>   ugen0.4: <Sony> at usbus0
> How can I copy mp3 files from my FreeBSD box onto the device?

Hello Jens,

My Android smartphone also uses MTP instead of Mass Storage. I use fusefs-simple-mtpfs to access its memory. As you might have noticed, this is a fuse module to access MTP devices. It's relatively slow, however it's rather stable.

Maxim Filimonov <che at>

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