2013-11-07

How to Connect BlackBerry PlayBook to Linux

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  1. • plug in the USB between PlayBook and Linux machine.
  2. • on PlayBook, go to 〖About〗, find the USB IP address of the PlayBook. In the About screen, the Network menu. Note, it's the USB'S IP address, not the wifi ip address.
  3. • on PlayBook, go to 〖storage & sharing〗, set the menu “USB Connections” to “Connect to Window”. In the “File Sharing” section, turn it on.
  4. on Linux, just open a folder, and in the address type smb://169.254.134.77/, where the IP is your IP.

BlackBerry PlayBook is the worst tablet.