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I've been following the instructions in this answer for trying to read my iPhone from Ubuntu. I'm still getting the error in the question. Under Edit 2 of the answer it says to run

idevicepair unpair

But I tried that and just get

idevicepair: command not found

Tried installing idevicepair but no package can be located. What do I need to do to get my iPhone (3GS) working under Ubuntu (11.04)?

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Please can you add the link to "this answer" into your question. Thanks. – fossfreedom Aug 28 '11 at 23:38
@foss, d'oh! I copied the URL and everything and forgot to link it /facepalm – DisgruntledGoat Aug 29 '11 at 19:25
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Try installing the package libimobiledevice-utils available in the software center


in a terminal type:

sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice-utils
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That seems to have done the trick, thanks! – DisgruntledGoat Aug 29 '11 at 19:23

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