Questions tagged [iphone]

The iPhone is a series of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones produced by Apple Inc.

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Ubuntu on old iPhone 6 [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on an old iPhone? I Have an iPhone 6 and would like to experiment. Thanks
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Possible to use iPhone(iOS) as a webcam on Ubuntu?

I have a work issued iPhone X I'd love to use as a webcam on my machine. Has anyone had success doing this? What software stack was used?
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Linux find file of a specific type, copy and add extension (iTunes backup rescue)

I'm having trouble rescuing data from an iTunes backup of an iPhone. So far, iExplorer and similar apps have failed due to the huge amount of data that needs to be transferred (16k+ photos). All of ...
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AirDrop version for Ubuntu 20.04?

Any way to use AirDrop type of snap app for Ubuntu 20.04 ?
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mount afc://…/DCIM as a folder

I'm using Rapid Foto Downloader 0.9.24 with my iPhone on 18.04LTS. Recently, it shows no photos (it does see the iPhone, when the latter is unmounted in Files). I'm able to navigate to DCIM folder ...
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Failed “rfcomm connect” to iOS & Windows

I'm trying to establish a rfcomm connection from my laptop to either my iPhone or my Windows desktop. The reason why I need this is to get the Bluetooth RSSI of these deivces using hcitool rssi [addr]....
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unhandled apple file control error(1) while trying to copy photos

I'm trying to copy photos from my Iphone 7 Plus to my Ubuntu 19.10. I've managed to connect it to my PC I can see the folders as well but when I'm trying to copy, it copies some files but not all of ...
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Can you sync an iphone/ipad while running Ubuntu from “try me” on usb?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 through the "try me" function off a USB key I have made all the relevant settings but when I connect my Iphone 7 or Ipad 1 I can't sync through rhythm box. I am able to see ...
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iphone Openshot video Editor

I'm using the free version of Openshot video editor. I have an iphone video clip but the program is cutting off the top maybe 20% of the video. I tried going under Properties but it doesnt appear to ...
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Can't copy images from my iPhone to my computer (Ubuntu 18.04) [duplicate]

First of all thank you for your attention. I connect my iPhone 7 in my computer (Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.4 LTS) through ifuse libraries. This works fine and I can copy the images files contained in DCIM ...
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Transfering 1.6GB video from iPhone to Ubuntu

:) I shot a cool video on my iPhone and I want to put it on my Ubuntu laptop to edit. So I plug it in with a USB cable, and I see the iPhone icon on my desktop. I open the DCIM folder in Thunar and I ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 transfer music on iPhone 7 iOs 13.3.1

I want to connect my iPhone to laptop with Ubuntu via USB wire and transfer music. I found some tutorial about Rhytmbox, but I don't see my phone in devices when it's connected. What should I do to ...
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Is there any way to access a phone through USB using Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Chromebook?

I am trying to jailbreak an iPhone 8 Plus using Ubuntu 16.04 running off my Samsung Chromebook. I know the idea is not too far fetched, as I know it is possible jailbreaking a phone using CheckRa1n ...
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Bluetooth won't start - Ubuntu 18.04

Some time ago I had my iPhone tethered via Bluetooth and saw the connection in Network Manager (the far right of the screen where the wireless icon is). Then it disappeared. Now when I try to turn ...
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Can't mount iPhone X on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

When I plug my iPhone in, Trust my computer and enter my password, "iPhone" shows up in the Files app. When I click it, it says "This location could not be displayed." There seems to be a problem ...
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Share internet with iPhone over USB

I'm shortly going to be working in a place without wifi or mobile data (only wired ethernet connections), and I'd like to be able to use apps on my iPhone (iOS 12.4.1) that require an internet ...
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Laptop Bluetooth pairing with iPhone

Using Ubuntu 19.10 on a laptop, When I start Bluetooth the laptop can see the iPhone device, and the iPhone can see the laptop, but neither of them can 'connect'. I am guessing this is because they ...
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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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Automatic transfer of files from Xubuntu to VLC for iOS through WiFi sharing

I'm using Xubuntu 19.04 and I want to automare the transfer of music from my computer to my phone using the WiFi sharing option that VLC offers (only option I found in order to avoid using iTunes), ...
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Cannot transfer files to iPhone with libimobiledevice

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and am not able transfer files from my PC to my iPhone using libimobiledevice. Any file I attempt to transfer to my iPhone gets stuck at 0 bytes / X bytes - approximately 596,...
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mac os in Virtualbox does bot recognize Iphone

My host computer is ubuntu, and i have installed a virtualbox with macOS 10.14.6 i works fine i can connect my andorid but i can't add my iPhone to my Virtualbox. How can i connect a iphone to to my ...
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How to transfer data from iPhone XS to Ubuntu 19.04?

I want to transfer all the photos on my iPhone (XS, iOS 12.4) to my computer (Ubuntu 19.04) but when I plug in my iPhone to the pc, I can't see the photos like I used to see when I was using a Windows ...
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IPhone connect issue on VmWare (Ubuntu Host, MacOS Guest)

I need to have macos as a guest OS on vmware workstation player and it installed and everything works great except my iphone that the guest cannot recognize it correctly, according to following image ...
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Wireless connection from Ubuntu 19.04 to iPhone Xs

Rather long question, hope it is read anyway. The essence is: how to connect wirelessly to an iPhone Xs running iOS 12.3.1? Because of my hearing aids and Bluetooth streaming of phone calls to them, ...
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How can I preview iPhone photos in Nautilus file manager?

I've selected the Nautilus setting to always show thumbnails and it works when browsing most directories containing images with Nautilus, but it doesn't work for my iPhone directory. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes when connecting to iphone 6s usb tethering

So my recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 freezes a lot and after watching /var/log/syslog around that time it happens with this error getting logged mulitple times with every freeze . Mar 30 16:59:29 ...
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How to run a Iphone backup with idevicebackup2?

I try to do a backup of my Iphone SE iOS12.1.4. My Ubuntu version is Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. I want to use the idevicebackup tool but I think I do something wrong because nothing happens..... this is the ...
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Is it possible to migrate my iPhone 5c contacts to a Moto G with Android 5.1 installed by using Ubuntu 16.04?

My iPhone 5c was almost destroyed. Luckily I have a backup in my PC, I use Ubuntu 16.04. I got a Moto G phone from a friend to replace my broken phone. It runs with Android 5.1. So now I want to "...
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Hello!Need help asap with Ubuntu 18.10 and iPhone 8 Plus

Is there any way to copy all my photos from the iPhone 8 Plus to my Ubuntu 18.10 laptop?Thanks in advance
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How can I be notified of calls and SMS messages from my iphone?

I would like to be notified if my iphone is ringing or if I receive an SMS on Ubuntu. I don't mind if I can't answer the call from ubuntu. Using Iphone 6S and Ubuntu 18.04
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18.10 Can't send file to iPhone over bluetooth

I can see my iPhone in the bluetooth devices list, ubuntu and the iphone well paired and was showing connected. I just cannot get a menu that say 'send file to ..'. I looked around but have not ...
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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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Undoing changes made by running iPhone connection script.

Okay, let's assume that I am a novice and an idiot and work from there. In attempting to connect my iPhone to a new Ubuntu installation, I followed the directions described by "fakedad" in his post: ...
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How I can Sync Between Iphone 5s and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have Iphone 5s and I want to have access to my photos, videos, music from Ubuntu laptop 16.04 LTS I tried these 4 answers which are in this question and it did not work How can I mount my iPhone ...
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why is it that my USB port charges my iPhone in Windows, but not Ubuntu?

Why does my USB port charge my iPhone in Windows 10, but not Ubuntu 16.04? I am not asking how to change this or fix it, I just want to understand how it is possible. One would think that hardware is ...
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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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Newbie with iPod music problem

Apple began to suck worse than normal. Around 13.10 began a series of failures. I saved some music on my iPhone. I need to move about 30 songs from the iPhone to my Ubuntu 16.04. How do I move music ...
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Mounting iPhone on Ubuntu 18.04

I have been trying to access the root filesystem of my jailbroken iPhone 4 on Ubuntu 18.04. I followed the steps of this: How can I mount my iPhone 6s on Ubuntu 16.04?. Everything went smoothly but I ...
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Connecting to iPhone hotspot with 16.04 LTS

My issue seems to be different from those in the many other threads that I've read. I have a Lenovo G50 laptop with 16.04 LTS installed. I dual-boot with Windows 10, but I haven't used that in months....
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Iphone Photo folder appears once and disappear after reconnect

I am trying to copy images to my local drive on Ubuntu 18.04. First time when I plug in my phone, it shows "Documents on iPhone" and a camera icon. After unplug, and plug back in the photos and camera ...
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Cannot mount iphone 6se to iphone with ios 11.4

I have the same problem as the @tvkh53 who started this thread. I'm running xenial 16.04, my iphone 6SE's ios is 11.4 When I run idevicepair pair I get SUCCESS: Paired with device But ...
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iPhone mounts only once, doesn't show Pictures, Documents on remount

I have an iPhone 8 that initially connects via USB so that the Pictures and Documents folders are available under Ubuntu 17.10. However this works only once between Ubuntu reboots. How do I ...
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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 copy iphone contacts into a csv file

I want to copy my contacts in a csv file and then later on I want to use them with another icloud account by importing the contacts. I am using ubuntu version 17.10,mobile iphone se Can anyone help me ...
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How to fix complete Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installation

My Ubuntu 16.04.4 installation has loads of issues with it. My Bluetooth is disabled and I'm not able to enable it and pair it with my iPhone. I am not able to connect my iPhone to my Ubuntu system. ...
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How can I transfer photos from iPhone to Ubuntu using USB cable?

I want to transfer some photos from my iPhone 7 to an Ubuntu 16.04 pc, via USB cable. When I plug the USB cable, it appears in the Files window, but whenever I open the device in the sidebar, a "...
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Ubuntu 16.04 slow connection to iPhone wifi hotspot

Connection to my home router wifi is normal. But when I set my iPhone as hotspot. I can rarely connect to it (it is extremely slow even when successfully connected). The iPhone hotspot setting should ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 / 17.10 pulseaudio bluetooth iOS volume control

I have been struggling to get to control my pulseuadio volume from the iPhone volume slider. I fixed it using this here: bluetoothd --plugin=a2dp But there is no onscreen display that shows this ...
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How do I download pictures from iPhone 7 to Ubuntu PC [duplicate]

I can connect my iPhone via USB to a Dell/Windows PC and it immediately recognizes it as a file folder and allows me to download pics. I can't get my Ubuntu to connect with iPhone. Is there a simple ...
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Not all USB devices automatically mounted when hot-plugged Ubuntu 17.10

I'm running Ubuntu 17.10 and my iPhone and Kobo tablet (neither PTP nor MTP) won't be automatically mounted and shown in Nautilus when I plug them in. I can only mount and open these manually. All ...

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