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Dictionary Entry: USB Driver

USB Driver

A driver is needed on a computer so that it can communicate with a device (in our case a Fairphone). In most cases the computer downloads a driver automatically and the user doesn’t have to install the driver him/herself. If not, there are some sources, which can help:

Fairphone 1(U)

  • Windows:
  • Linux:

Fairphone 2

  • Linux:
    Nowadays it is common that you can only use MTP to access your smartphone.
    Check if you have ‘simple-mtpfs’ of something similar installed.
    Put simple-mtpfs on /mnt as root with the command

    simple-mtpfs /mnt
    cd /mnt
    ls

and you will see your phone
Here you find an article on this on our forum.

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