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I cannot find any of my camera image files (connected via USB), despite them being listed in Nautilus (Ubuntu 11.04), labeled gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/104_0308/... How can I cd to that location??

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GVFS-mounted devices are in ~/.gvfs.

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@ignacio-vazquez-abrams: thanks. But: is that folder inaccessible with find? things like sudo find / -iname *08.JPG don't seem to work? – ajo May 11 '11 at 10:11
If find can't access it then it will tell you so. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams May 11 '11 at 10:13
@ignacio-vazquez-abrams it just doesn't give any results (I thought anything within the filesystem would be accessible with find?) -- Interestingly: cding into parent directory and do sudo find . gives 'Permission denied'?! - How could that be rectified?? – ajo May 11 '11 at 10:14

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. The images from my camera are located in /run/user/<user>/gvfs/gphoto2. Use the mount command to find the location.

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You might also find something in /media – glenn jackman Jun 23 '13 at 22:42
In 14.10 I find that /run/user contains directories with user IDs rather than names (107 for lightdm, 1000 for me). More importantly, though, the gvfs directory is empty, and mount shows no camera, but I have Caja showing the contents of the camera. – Stephen Angelico Apr 3 '15 at 2:45

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