In the next tutorial I will teach them to how to connect any android device which has Wifi on our Linux operating system via FTP.
To achieve this we only need to install one free application for our device Android, The application can be found in the Play Store and it’s called FTPServer.
The connection with Ubuntu 12.04 you will not need any external program as from the same nautilus explorer we will achieve it in a way simple and fast.
Once the application is installed FTPServer on our device Android, We will run it and a screen like this will appear:
we will click on Preferences to set up our connection:
In this screen we must select one Username, a password, el port to use for the connection and mounting point of our device.
Me to access all system files I selected the mount at the system root /.
Once this is done we will select the connections wifi already known to allow connection, for example the one of our house or the one we are using at the moment we want to connect, connections are also allowed via 3G.
In the next screenshot we can see the open connection to use it via FTP:
The IP address of the screenshot above is the one we will have to use in the next step together with our username and password created in the previous step.
Connecting to Android from Nautilus Explorer
From any window in the file explorer, We will open the option files located at the top left and inside we will select “Connect to server”, A screen like the following will be displayed:
We will fill in the fields with the data provided by FTPServer, IP address, username, password and mount point, we will click the button connect and we will already have our device connected via FTP to be able to transfer files from one to another with one simple drag.
Learn more – How to install Ubuntu12.04 on Android devices with Ubuntu Installer
Download – FTPServer