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This is a post not directly related to Android, but to my NAS where I am storing all my personal files. I bought the Synology DS212+ some month ago and I am very happy with it. Having two 2TB hard disks build in, another external harddisk is connected via USB 3.0 for backup resons. This Harddisk I a...

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Today four years ago the first G1s were put to the market. Ok, my G1 is no longer in it's first configuration (Android 1.5 Cupcake) because I've upgraded to ADS_Magpie (Gingerbread 2.3.7), but I am still using and loving it ... ;-) More on the G1's history you can read on: T-Mobile G1 Celebrates ...

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Unfortunately Android 4.x+ devices cannot be mounted as a VFAT device any longer. While with 4.0 only the PTP mode is supported (which can be used to transfer photos only), on 4.1+ you can switch between PTP mode and MTP mode in the settings.

While Windows has an acceptable MTP support, on Linux s...

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Partition Name Partition Description by_name Size in Blocks Size in MB
mmcblk0p1 recovery SOS 12288 12
mmcblk0p2 boot LNX 8192 8
mmcblk0p3 system APP 665600 650
mmcblk0p4 cache CAC 453632 443
mmcblk0p5 misc MSC 512 0.5
mmcblk0p6 staging

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You can debug your applications on your Android device not only over USB, but also over a TCP/IP (LAN / WLAN) connection. To enable tcp debugging you have to enter the following commands on your device:

setprop service.adb.tcp.port 5555
stop adbd
start adbd

To start debugging enter on your PC:

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