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I was able to transfer music by installing few libraries and then my device was recognised by rhythmbox. But no success in transferring pdf files to ipad. Any suggestions?? Thanks in advance.

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Transferring any kind of file to any Apple device (ipad included) is only officially supported through cloud-syncing, such as iTunes file-sharing or services like Dropbox. The simplest way would be to use Dropbox, which works well if you want to access your pdf files from multiple devices.

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I was able to sync music from rhythmbox though –  Aces Smart May 24 '13 at 15:26
    
Music is generally handled differently compared to other files, such as pdfs. The file system of iPads and iPods etc. (to the best of my knowledge) is not very easily accessible, ie. not accessible without jail-breaking the device. The most common ways to access pdf files on ipads/ipods are: emailing the files to yourself as an attachment or by using Dropbox link. –  davros11 Jun 1 '13 at 5:08
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hmmm.. Apple products have too much of restrictions :| . –  Aces Smart Jun 2 '13 at 7:04

iPad file transfer is a such transfer software that can easily transfer your iPad files to other storage device like iPad to PC, iPad to iTunes, iPad to iPad or any iOS device. with the help of this transfer tool you can also transfer google files like DivX, pdf, and many others. It is easy to use and easily comfortable with all iPad version as well as iOS device. Moreover to transfer iPad files simply connect your iPad to PC via USB cable then start sync and follow all steps which has written in user guide. For more detail : http://www.ipadfiletransfer.co.uk

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Thanks, but this program is not compatible with Ubuntu... –  papukaija Jun 8 '13 at 10:51
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The best option I came up with is to install adobe reader on my Ipad. All you gotta do is connect the Ipad to your pc and the Ipad gets mounted. Then open "Documents on (your Ipad name)" , locate adobe reader there , open adobe reader and then you see the Documents folder. Just place your pdf file in that folder. That's it! you are good to go :).

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I recommend Dropbox. I have it on my iPod and it works cross platform, Ubuntu, OS X, iOS, and even more. works like a charm!

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It won't be difficult to do that by Dropbox app or some other cloud services. Moreover, you can transfer PDF to your iPad with iTransfer tool.

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