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[How to] Connect an android device [using MTP] on Linux [Ubuntu 14.04 LTS] 100% working

I recently moved to Linux[Ubuntu 14.04 ] from windows 8.1 because it hangs a lot on my lappy. Apart from the cool features of Ubuntu , one thing was annoying me that I was unable to connect my android phone [Asus zenfone 4 TOOi] and thus was unable to transfer any files via usb using MTP. After searching a lot I finally got the working answer on which I'm again explaining it here again as simply as possible.
First of all you must have an active Internet connection.
Step 1:
First we need to install some necessary tools for MTP detection in Linux[Ubuntu]
open terminal and type the following command

 sudo apt-get install libmtp-common mtp-tools libmtp-dev libmtp-runtime libmtp9

 sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Step 2:
Now we need to get vender and product ID
For that attach your android MTP device to your Linux system.
Type following command in terminal


My output was as follows

Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 001: …


Well I really don't know how old or new this terminology is. I came across this when one of my faculty asked me about it but I unable to answer it. So just like other curious and lazy students, I googled the term to to get  a small  knowledge about it.

Today I'm going to share with the same knowledge I captured from some scratch resources.

Java ring is a finger that contains a small microprocessor with built in capabilities for the user.
java ring s a sort of smart card which can be put on a finger. It is a stainless steel ring with 16 millimeters (0.6 inch) of diameter.

 It contains an inexpensive microprocessor in a stainless steel iBUTTON which runs JVM and preloaded applet within it. Java ring in an extremely secure java powered electronic token. It has number of real world applications. It contains a tiny Java Virtual Machine. It implements the JAVA card 2.0 API. Stores information in NVRAM, ROM. It runs applets.
It includes microprocessor, clock, memory and battery.