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

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How to sync pdf highlights between iphone and linux?

Currently, I'm using Okular for highlighting PDFs, but it doesn't have a feature for syncing between different devices. I tried to download adobe and it seems that the only available version is the ...
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Does Evolution+OpenSync have Calendar+Contacts+Notes and cloudless sync with iPhone+Android?

I've been a solid Windows laptop person since I bought my first computer 2 decades ago. I would like to move to Ubuntu, since Windows is getting slower and slower despite laptops getting more ...
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How can I use iPhone XS as webcam with Iriun via USB?

I am currently using an iPhone XS as webcam on Ubuntu 20.04 using Iriun. Everything works fine, but my wi-fi connection is not good and there is a lot of lag. How could I use Iriun with iPhone via USB ...
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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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How to listen to an Ubuntu computer's music library over WiFi on an iPhone

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 18.04, with a large collection of music, and would like to listen to it on an iPhone, preferable connected of WiFi. I remember being able to do that with Clementine and an ...
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Connect laptop to home network using wifi-hotspot on iPhone

Looking for some guidance/thoughts here. I'm going on vacation and will be bringing my laptop which runs 21.04. I use wireguard on my iPhone to connect to my home network whenever I need to access ...
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Ubuntu Server 21.10 - How to use iPhone USB tethering?

I'm trying to use my iPhone as Hotspot via USB (tethering) in Ubuntu Server 21.10 installed on Raspberry Pi 4: unsuccessfully so far. I installed the following packages as found on internet: sudo apt-...
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Send SMS / alerts to my iPhone when wrong password is entered on login screen

I hope this question haven’t asked till today. My question is that there is a chance that I can connect the main login screen (that one when you’re lock your computer / once you’re turning you’re ...
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Tethering to iPhone greyed out & "disconnected"

Hope you can help a noob with this, or point me to a prev. answered question. I'm trying to USB tether to an iPhone SE 2016 (iOS 14.1) to my Thinkpad X230, running Ubuntu Studio 20.04.3 LTS (Xfce), 5....
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Ubuntu is not connecting to wifi from iphone's personal hotspot, Please help!

When i try to connect my ubuntu with iphone's personal hotspot it won't connect in certain times, But sometimes it will recognize the device and connect to WiFi but it will automatically disconects in ...
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WiFi connections problems in Ubuntu 20.04.02 LTS

I installed one week ago Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, but I can't yet connect to WiFi via router. I can connect with my iPhone in router mode, but when I try to connect to other WiFi it is impossible. Here you ...
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Can you connect an iPhone to your Ubuntu media sharing?

I'm curious if I can connect an iPhone to the network to view my computer's files through the IOS Files app or if there's another application I could use. I just want to be able to view the folder's ...
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Ubuntu Laptop not able to connect to I phone

I have Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS on my laptop and an Iphone 5 having software version 12.5.3. My laptop is not able to access the personal hotspot of Iphone since last two weeks. When I connect it with the ...
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Music sync from Ubuntu 20.04 to Iphone (RhythmBox won't Recognize Iphone)

New linux user using Ubuntu 20.04 (from windows 10). Trying to sync to and from my iphone and after doing some research and trying several options I have installed the required repositories (...
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Pictures and documents on Iphone no longer showing up

My Iphone shows up as an empty folder. It has worked in the past, but now I can't seen to find a way to get to my photo's anymore. Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Iphone 8 - version 14.4 Does anyone know where to ...
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How long should idevicepair take to run?

I'm trying to connect an iPhone 10 to Ubuntu 20.04 via a USB cable. I've installed libmobiledevice successfully, and the phone is connected lightning cable to USB port. When I run sudo idevicepair ...
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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 to transfer Whatsapp backup from Android to iPhone using Ubuntu?

I need to transfer my whatsapp backup from Android phone into an iPhone. Based on the Whatsapp official FAQ there's no easy way to do it. The only way I found googling involves paying an application ...
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How to setup iphone usb ethernet tethering with iOS 14.x and Ubuntu 20.10 on Rasberry Pi 4

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 20.10 running kernel 5.8.0-1015-raspi on my Rasberry Pi 4 and facing issues to troubleshoot why usb ethernet tethering is not working with my Iphone running iOS 14....
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What am I missing? I tried moving videos from Ubuntu 20.04 to IPhone 12

I just recently installed ubuntu 20.04 on a thinkpad p50. I also did the libmobile install. My computer does recognize my IPhone. I can see both the Photos and the documents folders. I can view the ...
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Why does my iPhone's directories not start with a "/"?

I am trying to move some files from one directory of my phone to another using my computer. However, it says I only have read permissions. I know how to get permission using the terminal (i'm using ...
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Can't ping local devices while being connected to iPhone USB tethering

I can't ping devices that are connected to wireless hotspot but I can ping them when my computer is also connected to hotspot wirelessly. And it's not just ping my computer doesn't respond properly to ...
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Importing videos from iphone

I want to import videos from an iPhone . I have 46 videos on the iPhone but only the last 16 have been imported .My knowledge of Ubuntu is very low so I don't know how to proceed .
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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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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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tethering iphone 6s and ubuntu 20.04 - not working

I have iphone 6s and just installed ubuntu 20.04. I can use internet if switch on wifi but USB tetering does not work. tried this commend and restart PC : sudo apt install ipheth-utils ...
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iPhone connection: is it possible to change some settings?

The iPhone USB connection works well on my 20.04, and that's great. I get the network (tethering), and access to the "documents" (DCIM pictures etc...). However, I usually only need the ...
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I got my system tethered to my iPhone but cannot find the IP address so I can ssh in

Newbie here. How do i find the IP address of my hotspot connection? $iwconfig gives me this lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:"...
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Stream computer audio to iPhone?

Is there a way to stream content containing audio on my computer and have the sound play on my iPhone, without the use of bluetooth.
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iPhone USB wired hotspot tethering doesn't work on my Ubuntu 18.04

I don't know why but the USB wired hotspot doesn't work on my Ubuntu 18.04. On my Windows desktop it works and all iPhone settings are correctly adjusted. I already tried to install some packages ...
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Virt-Manager and iPhone USB redirection

I have a Mac virtual machine installed using QEMU/KVM and I can't redirect my phone to the virtual OS. It keeps saying: spice-client-error-quark: Could not redirect ... at 1-13: Device is in use by ...
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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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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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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 and I can see the folders as well, but when I'm trying to copy, it copies some files but not all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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