mtp-tools - Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) library tools

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mtp-tools_1.1.16-2_amd64.deb
Package name mtp-tools
Package version 1.1.16
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 33.95 KB
Installed size 334.00 KB
libmtp is a library for communicating with MTP aware devices in POSIX
compliant operating systems.  It implements MTP Basic, the subset
proposed for standardization.
The Media Transfer Protocol (commonly referred to as MTP) is a devised
set of custom extensions to support the transfer of music files on
USB digital audio players and movie files on USB portable media players.
This package contains tools for communicating with MTP devices.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mtp-tools_1.1.16-2_i386.deb 1.1.16 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mtp-tools - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libmtp9 >= 1.1.0


Type URL
Binary Package mtp-tools_1.1.16-2_amd64.deb
Source Package libmtp

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mtp-tools deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mtp-tools




2019-02-09 - Dylan Aïssi <>
libmtp (1.1.16-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add devices patches:
- Add Onyx Boox Max 2. (Closes: #917259)
- Blacklist DUALi NFC readers. (LP: #1560452)
* Remove ' characters in d/rules to fix xsltproc call without
Internet connection.
* Add a lintian override for udev-rule-missing-subsystem tag:
SUBSYSTEM is tested at the beginning of the rules file.
* Remove libmtp.postinst and libmtp.preinst to manage all previous udev
libmtp.rules with different names. Not needed anymore since the
oldest supported versions of Debian 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 (libmtp 1.1.3)
provide a udev rule with the correct name (69-libmtp.rules).
* Remove 'Breaks+Replaces: libmtp8' fields, libmtp8 is gone since a long time.
* Remove outdated dpkg(-dev) Build-Dep and Pre-Dep.
* Restyle d/control with cme fix dpkg-control.
* Add d/gitlab-ci.yml to run the CI Salsa-Pipeline.
2019-01-21 - Dylan Aïssi <>
libmtp (1.1.16-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release. (Closes: #889582)
- Fix udev rules for newer Linux Kernels. (Closes: #901311)
- Add new devices. (Closes: #872005, #905533)
* Update VCS fields: point to salsa.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Remove trailing whitespace in d/changelog.
* Do not install files in /usr/share/hal folder. (Closes: #913283)
* Add a missing space in preinst. (Closes: #900506)
* Update symbols file.
* Use secure URI in d/copyright.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.3.0.
- Switch priority extra to optional.
* Bump debhelper compat to 12~.
* Migrate to automatic dbgsym package.
* libmtp documentation is now at /usr/share/doc/libmtp-dev.
* Remove dh-autoreconf from Build-Deps, useless since debhelper 10.
* Mark libmtp-doc as Multi-Arch: foreign.
2018-10-27 - Andreas Metzler <>
libmtp (1.1.13-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* B-d on libgcrypt20-dev instead of (dummy transition package)
libgcrypt11-dev. Closes: #864116
2017-04-16 - Alessio Treglia <>
libmtp (1.1.13-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 1.1.13
2016-08-28 - Alessio Treglia <>
libmtp (1.1.12-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 1.1.12
* Update symbols file.
* Fix FTBFS on arch-indep builds.
Thanks to Santiago Vila for the patch. (Closes: #806059)
* Bump Standards.
2016-05-25 - Alessio Treglia <>
libmtp (1.1.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Alessio Treglia ]
* Imported Upstream version 1.1.11
* Drop debian/patches/0001-players.patch, applied upstream
[ Martin Pitt ]
* debian/apport/ Stop attaching /var/log/udev (which is
only created under Upstart). Use apport's attach_hardware() instead.
(Closes: #812729)
2015-10-28 - Alessio Treglia <>
libmtp (1.1.10-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/apport/
- updated apport hook to work, import what we need, mention the
current soname version and don't include hal info. Thanks to
Sebastien Bacher for the patch. (Closes: #802601) (LP: #1172123)
* Add Noka C5-00's alternative ID (Closes: #728088)
2015-10-20 - Alessio Treglia <>
libmtp (1.1.10-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream bugfix release.
* Drop 2001-adding-bq-device-id.patch:
- 'Been adopted upstream.
* Drop 2002-adding-arale-device-id.patch:
- Adopted upstream, the device is now recognized as Meizu.
* Refresh debian/patches/series
2015-06-12 - Alessio Treglia <>
libmtp (1.1.9-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Escape '&' to avoid generate malformed .fdi files. (Closes: #671923)
* Be honest in mtp-tools's manpage (Closes: #658367):
- Not all commands support -h, update manpage accordingly.

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