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USB tethering iPhone 5

I'm having trouble tethering my iPhone 5 with my Linux Mint Maya (with XFCE) computer. It works as a wifi hotspot but not with the USB cable. When I connect it the phone asks whether it should trust ...
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Phone battery charging

Smartphone's battery charges when it is linked to an USB port. Is there a way to make the process faster by modifying some parameters in Linux?
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How do I browse files/music after connecting my iPhone5s to Debian via `bluetoothctl`?

I want to browse files (including music) on my iPhone5s from my PC, which is running Debian 8.2 "Jessie" with MATE desktop environment. I ran sudo apt-get install bluetoothctl, then after I run ...
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How to tether Ubuntu guest to iPhone on Windows host using Virtualbox?

Here's my idea: at work, I am behind a firewall and can't access most of the web. I'm on Windows 7. I installed virtualbox with an Ubuntu 14.04 guest. I want the guest to use my iPhone personal ...
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localhost not working when using wi-fi hotspot on Iphone 4

I've just moved out of an office where localhost would load a web application I am working on (apache2). I used the buildings wi-fi when at the office. Now I am using a wi-fi hotspot on iPhone 4 ...
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Trust This Computer? iPhone 4 and Linux Mint 17.2 with libimobiledevice 1.1.6

System Info Operating System: Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon 64-bit Cinnamon Version: 2.6.13 Linux Kernel: 3.16.0-29-generic iPhone: 4 iOS: 7.1.2 (11D257) libimobiledevice-utils: ...
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idevicerestore fails to compile on Ubuntu 15.04

Trying to compile idevicerestore, but it fails midway through. Heres the log libtoolize: linking file `./ltmain.sh' libtoolize: putting macros in AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR, `m4'. libtoolize: linking file ...
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How to get an RPi2 running Kali to tether to an iPhone 5S?

I’ve got Offensive Security’s version of Kali Linux running on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I’m trying to tether it to an un-jailbroken AT&T iPhone 5S. From my research it looks like I need to install ...
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How do I transfer images from Fedora 20 computer to iphone?

I have a laptop running Fedora20. I have an iPhone4S. I have installed the software suggested here which allows my laptop to read the iPhone. I connect my phone to the laptop using a USB cable. I ...
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Lot of dependencies while uninstalling libimobiledevice2 library

I want to remove package libimobiledevice2 and install package libimobiledevice5. Unfortunately there is a problem: libimobiledevice2 has many odd dependencies. When I type: apt-get remove ...
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iCloud calendar command line utility

Is there a CLI utility that allows one to sync up with their iCloud calendar (i.e., iPhone calendar on the cloud) to modify calendar events, etc.?
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Control iPhone music from linux command line

Is this possible? Could one, for example, send a command to an iPhone which tells it to start playing a certain song?
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Up/Downgrade iOS on Linux

Is there a way to Up/Downgrade the iOS of my iPod touch 2G under linux (especially debian)? I have already read about idevicerecovery but this project doesn't seem to be maintained anymore and ...
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Fedora 17: plugged in iphone, but nothing happens

The title says it all but to expand a bit; I upgraded to fedora 17 from a fresh install. On f16, I had an issue mounting when they had the issue with the lockdown, but I was able to resolve that. ...
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set baud speed for tty

How do I set the baud speed for a specific tty (in this case a serial port)? I tried using stty -F /dev/tty.iap ispeed 19200 But get the error Invalid argument for every speed I try (2400, 4800, ...
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Virtual unix command-line environment on the iPad

Is there a lightweight virtualized Linux or other unix environment that I can run on the iPad? Like VirtualBox for iPad. I only really need a minimal system — something along the lines of Microcore ...
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Why the value of VSIZE in top is different from the value of VSZ (Virtual set size) in ps?

I know VSZ in ps is for the total address space allocated for the app and is sometimes aliased as vsize (mentioned in man page of ps on linux), but what's the definition of VSIZE in top? This top ...
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How can I update the OS on an Iphone on a Linux machine

As I understand it, the iPhone will pop up some options on a Windows computer to update the system when you plug it into the computer. Honestly, I don't own an iPhone, but my friend wants to use my ...
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How to use iphone internet tethering via USB with Ubuntu 10.04

What are the steps to use iPhone 3G internet tethering via USB on Ubuntu 10.04? Is there software I need to install on Ubuntu for this? The tethering works fine on Windows.
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Accessing the iPhone file system via Linux/Unix

My old iPhone is semi-bricked. It turns off after a few minutes and doesn't get past the load screen. It has important data on it which wasn't backed up. I'm trying to access the hard-drive's ...