change mime?

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sharkyenergy
change mime?

Maybe this is a stupid question and deserves a stupid answer.. :D

i have following problem: finally i managed to get everything installed on my router in a way that i can download a file from the camera SD card.

unfortunately since it uses PTP protocol, the camera is hiding all files/folders it doesnt know. for instance, every folder not named like it does is hidden. every file that is not a video a photo or whatsoever is hidden too..

would it be possible to change the mime type of the executable so it shows up? and if it is possible, would it still be executable in Linux?

thanks!!

Igor

Michael
Thats great you got it

Thats great you got it downloading from the camera! Can you just rename the vhusbdmipssf file to file_01.jpg or something? So the camera thinks its an image? After you download the server from the camera, you can either just rename it back to its original name or you could directly execute the .jpg, as linux doesnt care about the filename, only its executable bit is set (via chmod +x)

sharkyenergy
already tried renaming to jpg

already tried renaming to jpg... didnt work.. it looks at the mime of the file.. i will see if i find a way to edit the mime of existing files.. maybe it works.. :) who knows...

Michael
Im not familiar with the mime

Im not familiar with the mime types? Is that a PTP thing? I couldnt find a reference to it. Ive only heard of mime types for email attachments etc. Anyway linux only looks at the header of the file and its executable bit to figure out if its a valid binary that can be run. All binaries are in ELF format in linux.

sharkyenergy
just managed to include the

just managed to include the file in the image file! :) 7zip makes it 900 kb and by removing everything else it fits.. now i have to find a way to unpack it.. lol.. :D

Michael
Good news, i managed to

Good news, i managed to shrink it further down to 886kb and it still directly runnable... I uploaded to www.virtualhere.com/sharkyenergy/vhusbdmipssf

sharkyenergy
WOoOoOoT?!?!?!? REALLY????

WOoOoOoT?!?!?!? REALLY???? will test asap! this is great!

sharkyenergy
Tested in remote desktop and

Tested in remote desktop and it works!!! tooooo coooool youre a champ! as soon as i am at home I will test the usb problem... does this file also have the 0.5 pause inside?

Michael
OK, great, yes the build from

OK, great, yes the build from the link i posted has the 0.5 sec delay

sharkyenergy
Ok will let you know asap!

Ok will let you know asap! thanks!

how did you compress it so much? its 20% in size! Do you think it is possible to get another 150 kb out of it? if it would be possible then i could install the GUI on the router that i had to remove to make it fit..

THANKS!

sharkyenergy
(** JUST IF ITS NOT A PROBLEM

(** JUST IF ITS NOT A PROBLEM! ELSE ITS OK THIS WAY TOO!! **)

Michael
No, i cannot make it any

No, i cannot make it any smaller that is the limit i think

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