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Questions tagged [ios]

iOS is the main operating system on Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Use this tag if you have questions or problems connecting an iOS device to Ubuntu

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Transferring files from iOS 15 devices with Ubuntu + Fuse + libimobiledevice / ifuse?

Anyone have 20.04+ working with FUSE + libimobiledevice/iFuse working with iOS 15.x to transfer files from an iPhone/iPad to Ubuntu? If so, any particular instructions you followed to make it work?
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What does the output mean mvt-ios pythonstix2 JSON file analysis?

I have run decrypted JSON file with pythonSTIX2 as per mvt-ios guide. I now have an output I do not understand. Any suggestions comments much appreciated. a@a:~/Peg$ mvt-ios check-backup --iocs ~/Peg/+...
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Mirror screen from iOS to Ubuntu without WiFi support

I have an Ubuntu device but I cannot use AirPlay since the device does not have WiFi support. I do have a cable but it seems useless in this case. I saw Zoom on macOS being able to grab iOS screen ...
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No visible files with ifuse ubuntu 20.04

Downloaded ifuse, made a folder, ran a command ifuse ~/my_folder` The folder appeared empty. Ran the command again. Got the message: fuse: mountpoint is not empty But still nothing visible. Looked ...
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how can I download IOS Iphone app via apple store apps link in any third party website directly

I 'm pretty new to bug bounty and I want test Iphone app in MobSF(mobile security framework) for static analysis in Ubuntu 20.04 but I don't have a Iphone and macOS. Is there any way to download ...
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How to view .HEIC photos from iPhone IOS 11+ on Ubuntu?

Friends send me email with attachments containing .HEIC pictures from their iPhone. How can I easily view these pictures on Ubuntu?
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ubuntu libimobiledevice ios 14 focal 20.04

current behavior When trying to backup my ios 14 on my ubuntu 20.04 I have the below error idevicebackup2 backup /home/jb/iphone_backup_tmp/ Backup directory is "/home/jb/iphone_backup_tmp/" ...
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Can't copy files to my iPad

I am able to connect iPad(mini 5, iOS 13.2.3) to my laptop(Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS) and browse the files. But I can not copy a file to the iPad, Nautilus begins the copying process, which then gets stuck ...
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mirror and control ipad screen from ubuntu

Hi I will like to mirror and control ipad screen from ubuntu 18.04? Found solutions for android but none so far for ipad or ios, please help!
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Apple's FaceTime on Ubuntu 18.04

I wanted to know if Apple's FaceTime, designed for iOS, could work on Ubuntu 18.04 as well. Maybe through an emulator. Do you know if there is any way to install FaceTime on Ubuntu? Or do I need an ...
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Mount iOS device: unhandled lockdown error

This question has been asked before, but the solutions provided didn't work. Maybe they are outdated and this will be useful to other users too. I have Ubuntu 18.10 and an iPad 2018 with iOS 12.1. I'...
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Virtualizing iOS on Ubuntu

I see that this has been asked before, but not for several years. Is there any way to virtualize iOS on Ubuntu?
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how to open ubuntu from iphone

i want to open my ubuntu ssh and show files from my ios device how ? i tried a lot of apps Like Ftp Manager and openssh and website like net2ftp and everything goes wrong
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Can I develop iOS Applications in Ubuntu without using a virtual mac OS system? [duplicate]

I'm a developer of Android applications and a java programmer. I'm learning IOS programming but I don't have mac OS; I use Ubuntu. I want way to program IOS apps in Ubuntu without using a virtual ...
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How to install libimobiledevice latest version on Ubuntu 18.04

How can I install libimobiledevice latest version on Ubuntu 18.04?
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How to access your Samba Server from an iPad?

How do I access your Samba Server from an iPad?
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Error when installing React Devtools

I am trying to install react-devtools with this code sudo npm install -g react-devtools after running this command, I am getting this error. /usr/local/bin/react-devtools -> /usr/local/lib/...
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How do I access iOS camera pictures on Ubuntu?

The libimobiledevice shipped with 17.04 is actually compatible with the latest iOS. When you connect a device, two virtual devices show up. However, the one with the documents works but the one for ...
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Which software selection server for an ios compatible server? [closed]

I'm hoping to run an Ubuntu server which will in future be able to communicate to an iOS app. Which of these will allow me to do that? [ ] OpenSSH server [ ] DNS server [ ] LAMP server [ ] Mail ...
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How can I view iOS10 files (pictures) in Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm having difficulty viewing ios10 files in ubuntu. When I connect the iPhone I get the usual "trust this computer" message. I click trust this computer and I can see the iPhone but I am unable ...
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Music transfer from Ubuntu 16.04 to iOS 10 iPhone 6+ [duplicate]

I installed libimobiledevice package and I can access the pictures of my iPhone using the files browser. But my iPhone doesn't show up in Rhythmbox. Why is that? What could I do to transfer music ...
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flashing Ubuntu on an Ipad [closed]

does anyone know if it is possible to flash ubuntu or any other linux distribution on an ipad? I am pretty annoyed by IOS and thought it a nice feature to switch totally to the linux OS. If one has an ...
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Read / Edit iPhone (iOS) using IMAP notes on Linux

I am looking for a way to read / edit iOS Notes on Linux. Technically, iOS devices can be configured to store the notes on a IMAP account. That will create a "Notes" directory on the IMAP account ...
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Sharing a USB port from Ubuntu to iOS via Bluetooth

I have a laptop running Ubuntu with Bluetooth and many spare USB ports, an iPad running iOS 10.0.1 (also with Bluetooth), and a Medeli M10 USB MIDI keyboard that I would like to use with GarageBand on ...
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How to reset iPhone on ubuntu? [closed]

How can I restore iPhone 6 to factory settings on Ubuntu? I need to restore it to main settings, remove I cloud and password
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Make PC act as WiFi Access Point, DHCP Server and File Server - How?

Is it possible to setup a PC running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Act as a WiFi access point DHCP server File server I would like to install an Ubuntu PC in an automobile. It would not have internet access....
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iOS device contents e.g. "Pictures", "Documents" no longer accessible under Ubuntu

Yesterday I updated my iPhone 6s to iOS 10, and now can't see "Documents" mount that allowed to access folders of individual apps when I was running iOS 9. My iPad which still runs iOS 9 mounts photos ...
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How to manage and restore a modern iPhone or iDevice on ubuntu with iTunes

This question—how to install iTunes on ubuntu—has been asked many times before on this site, but the answers are all outdated and involve Wine or some other tool that no longer works for the most ...
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Transfer application files from Linux to iOS device?

I want to know if there is any way I could transfer application files(like pdfs to Adobe Reader, videos to Infuse, epubs to Marvin) from my Linux machine to my iPad, preferably wirelessly. I am ...
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I can't get access to my iPhone 4s on Kubuntu 15.10

Running the command lsusb shows Bus 001 Device 012: ID 05ac:12a0 Apple, Inc. iPhone 4S , I can use it as a 3g hotspot through usb,and of course it can charge it. I have tried reinstalling ...
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How to transfer music to iOS 9.1? [closed]

Ubuntu version is 14.04. I'm tryin to transfer music with Clementine/Rhytmbox. Transfer looks like complete, files are on device and i can play them from ubuntu. Problem is that the phone can't see ...
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libimobiledevice build for kubuntu 14.10 went wrong

I tried following the instructions given in this question: libimobiledevice 1.2 (iOS 8 Support) for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty but something went wrong and this is what i got when i reached the eighth step: ...
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Mounting an iPad Documents folder in 15.04

My desktop computer runs Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. I have an iPad2 running iOS 8.4. I have installed libimobiledevice 1.2 and ifuse 1.1.2 When I connect my iPad to the computer, the system only ...
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Attempt to install libimobiledevice-1.2.0 throws error: "libimobiledevice4 missing files (usr/lib/*/*.so.4*), aborting"

I'm building and installing libimobiledevice 1.2.0 following the instructions at: libimobiledevice 1.2 (iOS 8 Support) for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty but I keep getting the error: libimobiledevice4 missing ...
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create ios apps in ubuntu [duplicate]

I need to develop an app for iphones. I have a laptop that runs on ubuntu. Can we develop the complete code, run and test it on ubuntu machine? Thanks
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Isn't it possible to REPLACE IOS BOOTLOADER to install Ubuntu Touch? [duplicate]

I don't know much about that topic but wouldn't that be a possibility? I mean an iPhone is just a phone with components in it as any Phone that runs Ubuntu Touch. Wouldn't it be pobbible to replace ...
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I think I lost my MAC HD (despered)

So, one of these days I decided to install Ubuntu on my mac mini but not with dual boot. I just installed in mac HD. So, today I wanted back my OS system and I tried to format the HD ( from terminal ) ...
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Why did debuild fail with "configure: error: unrecognized option:"

I was trying to follow the instructions listed in this question/answer. libimobiledevice 1.2 (iOS 8 Support) for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty The answer said : "Actually I cheated a bit. I couldn't satisfy ...
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libimobiledevice 1.2 (iOS 8 Support) for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

Is there a PPA available for the most recent libimobiledevice 1.2 version with support for iOS 8 or can someone explain how to build it from source without messing up everything? https://launchpad....
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Can not See "Documents On Nick's iPad" device when plugging my iPad into my Ubuntu 14.10 System to view app documents

Whenever i plug in and mount my iPad to my computer (iPad running iOS 8.1.2 and computer running Ubuntu 14.10) all i see is a "Nick's iPad" device. I am supposed to but do not see a "Documents on Nick'...
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How should I transfer photo (jpeg) files from my ubuntu 14.04 PC and display them on my iPad, without using iTunes?

I am very happy to manage my photo files centrally on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. It is easy to mount an i-device onto the PC using a USB cable and opening Nautilus. (congrats for making that so seamless, ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS + ASUS AC68U router trafic redirection / filtering / remove ads

I have just added a HP Gen8 Microsever to my lan set-up and I'm wondering if there's a possibility to set it up in such a way that http traffic is automatically filtered for ads. Details on the set-...
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How would I broadcast a http website over WiFi?

I am trying to braodcast a http website over wifi using my laptop to enable my smartphone to connect to this website just by using wifi connection and a web browser. The goal is to create my private ...
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Ipad won't mount on Ubuntu 12.04 after updating it to iOS 8 [duplicate]

I just updated my iPad Air to iOS 8. Now it won't mount any more on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug it in, it gives me a message that says, "Unable to mount iphone / Unhandled Lockdown ...
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Can't run script with proz on Ubuntu

I am trying to compile iOS code on Ubuntu. Trying to set up all tools according to: https://code.google.com/p/ios-toolchain-based-on-clang-for-linux/wiki/HowTo_en I get stuck on the point: ./cctools-...
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how to test web applications for mobile devices on ubuntu?

Is there any program like XCODE i can use on ubuntu to test web applications for iphones and iOS? I have ubuntu 14.04.
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Sync iPad music

I know that in older versions of iOS, users were able to sync their iDevice with ubuntu. As I'm writing this now, the latest version of iOS is 7.1.2, and most of the users are using it (and we're ...
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Mounting iPad/iPhone on Ubuntu 12.04

Is there an update on the issue about mounting IOS devices on Ubuntu that has the "trust this computer" message loop?
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Can't find "Documents on {username}'s iPad" in 12.04 with an iPad mini

I found this question for 13.10 : Mounting ipad in ubuntu 13.10 , can't find "Documents on iPad" device I solved my "trust-loop" issue as the link in that question suggested, by ...
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"ERROR: File doesn't exist" when trying to transfer files to iPhone [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and want to transfer some videos to my iPhone 5 (iOS7) to it. When I connect the phone it is mounted correctly and I can see all the DCIM, Photo... folders in nautilus. But ...
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