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I am new to Linux and would like to know how to move files from Ubuntu to my iPhone, more specifically mp3 music files. My Ubuntu version is 16.04 and my iOS version is 9.3.2. When I connect my iPhone to my PC, it is natively recognized by Ubuntu but I only see my iPhone's photo folder ("DCIM"), like it does under MS Windows.
I know this question has been asked multiple times and I've done a lot of research but I still can't figure it out. I seem to find 2 types of answers out there: some argue it's just impossible as Apple has locked down the capability, some others argue that it's possible using the libimobiledevice library.
http://www.libimobiledevice.org claims that it supports all iOS versions until iOS 10 and that it can be used to transfer music.
This website also mentions the libimobiledevice are in the Ubuntu "offical repositories". I am not quite sure what it means; but when I search for libimobiledevice in Ubuntu Software, it does not return any result.
I also found this tutorial that looked promising: http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/linux-iphone-6.html
But running the first set of instructions returned errors:
sudo apt-get install ideviceinstaller python-imobiledevice libimobiledevice-utils libimobiledevice4 libplist2 python-plist ifuse E: Unable to locate package libimobiledevice4 E: Unable to locate package libplist2
Because I am new to Linux, I am very unfamiliar with the concepts of installing applications or compiling source code by writing commands in the terminal, as opposed to just using a nice GUI (e.g. Ubuntu Software).
Step by step instructions would be much appreciated. I am usually pretty good at tech stuff (including programming) but feel completely lost now.
Thanks in advance for helping me out.