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Mounting Laptop as external storage?

by schtockerrr / January 22, 2013 6:43 AM PST

I have a Humax Freesat box, with a USB port on the front. I want to move the recorded files to my laptop (HP Folio 13 running Pinguy 12.04, based on Ubuntu). Is there any way that, with a male/male USB cable, I can make the Freesat box think that my laptop is external storage and allow me to move files on to it?

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Re: external storage
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 22, 2013 7:06 AM PST

I'd use an external disk as an intermediate medium. That's proven technology, so to say.


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Sorry no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 22, 2013 7:34 AM PST

If you research USB Client, Host, OTG and then research your laptop you discover laptops and PCs don't do that.

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