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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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I think I moved all of Ubuntu 16.04 (iOS and files) to an external hard drive

This is a follow up to my first question. I thought that maybe the chown command I put in was the reason why my laptop went into tty mode. Now I think it’s because when I was trying to mount my ...
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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 Maybe they are outdated and this will be useful to other users too.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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exporting pdf's with embedded audio, 2018 ipad to ubuntu 18.04

Is there a program for ubuntu 18.04 that lets me open pdf files that have embedded audio of lectures made on 2018 ipad? I was thinking of ipad apps like Notability, Supernote, etc. I am happy to use a ...
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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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How to upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS7 from Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to upgrade to iOS7 on my iPhone 4. Is there any way I can do that without installing a virtual machine? I currently run Ubuntu 14.04. Thanks a lot!
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Mounting ipad in ubuntu 13.10 , can't find “Documents on iPad” device

I solved the "trust-loop" bug with this help: http://itsfoss.com/mount-iphone-ipad-ios-7-ubuntu-13-10/ But after my ipad is successfully mounted, I found out there is only one device detected but it'...
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how to transfer music to iphone 4?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and I updated my iPhone 4's iOS to 7.0.4 (NOT Jail-broken) but I can't sync music using rhythmbox or any other tool, although my iPhone is detected when I plug it (new windows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Apple iPad 3 (iOS 7 non-jailbroken) USB connection problem

I've bought an Apple iPad 3 (iOS 7 non-jailbroken), and I'm trying to connect it to my PC running Ubuntu 12.04 through the original USB cable. After I plugged in the cable, I got this message on the ...
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How to allow iOS 7 iPhone to sync? “Trust this computer” appears endlessly [duplicate]

My iPhone 4S won't connect to my computer when running Ubuntu 13.04. The "Trust this computer" prompt just endlessly pops up. Without actually connecting. Any ideas? Maybe this is just going to be it ...
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Can't do anything with my iPad (3rd gen) using 13.04

I'm just trying to put new music on my iPad. I've tried to get iTunes to run using play on Linux as well as Wine. I've also tried to add music with both Banshee and Rhythmbox. I can't make anything ...
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Drive ownership and permission - How do I make it accessible to all?

I have an external drive on which I backed up data from another external drive using my Ubuntu 12.10 system. Now it would seem that there is a problem with folder and file permissions on the drive as ...