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iOS is the operating system for the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Use this tag for questions about the UNIX foundations of iOS, or about interoperating with iOS devices. For other uses check http://apple.stackexchange.com

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What does this $PATH output mean?

I ran in terminal: echo $PATH the output is this: /usr/local/bin:/System/Cryptexes/App/usr/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/var/run/com.apple.security.cryptexd/codex.system/bootstrap/usr/local/bin:/...
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.pfx S/MIME certificate generated with openssl - password is not recognised when imported on an iPhone

I have recently obtained an S/MIME certificate from a CA to use with Thunderbird on a Linux system. I used the following command in CLI : openssl pkcs12 -export -in certificate.crt -inkey private_key....
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USB internet sharing from Linux to iOS

I'm wondering if it's possible to share an internet connection from a Linux computer to an iOS device using an USB to lightning cable. It is possible to share an internet connection from Mac OS X to ...
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How to transfer files from linux to iphone?

I have the libimobiledevice family and ifuse package installed. When I connect my iPhone to Linux via USB cable I get the prompt to allow access. When I confirm, I can access the DCIM folder on gnome ...
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gvsf (GNOME virtual file system) on usb-ios, when I git clone, I get: fatal: could not set 'core.filemode' to 'false' , due to OS service to rename

I usb-connect my ios device on my linux laptop. The linux system mounts a gvfs point to it (/run/user/1000/gvfs/afc:host=xxxxxxxxxx,port=3), I change directory there, I can rsync back and forth, but I ...
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Black Screen while installing Kali Linux on Mac M1 through UTM

Whenever I try to install Linux through UTM, I get a black screen after the installation. Does anyone know what we need to do to solve this problem?
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Where to get IPA files for 32-bit iPad Mini

I have an old iPad Mini (2013 model) that I thought to resurrect as a screen for a Raspberry Pi with VNC Viewer, but when I try to download the app (or any app) via App Store I get an error with "...
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Connect iPad to Linux computer using ethernet over USB C (forming a "mini-network")

I teach a class which requires me to switch between projecting my ipad (handwritten notes) and my computer desktop (code, simulations, etc.). To do this, I installed uxplay which allows me to host an ...
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How to SSH on alphine linux with iSH on ipad?

Iam trying out linux on Ipad through the iSH app, however, i cant seem to find my username it always returns 'root' when i do whoami. So now iam confused how I can ssh into another computer or even ...
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Select one out of 2 specific files, copy and rename it

I need help running code locally using a terminal app called NewTerm2 on my iPhone (this app has limited functionality but it's more comfortable with unix commands) Here's the case: I have this tree /...
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List only sub-directories containing two specific files

I'm running the following code on iOS using my iPhone's terminal, to be clear, this command is run within my jailbroken iphone using a slim terminal tweak called New Term 2: cd /var/mobile/Library/...
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How to access iOS notes with ifuse?

I'm using ifuse to sync my iOS device with Linux. Accessing photos (DCIM folder etc.) among other files and folders works, how can I access the notes though?
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Connecting iOS devices to KVM guest

I'm trying to connect an iPad to a MacOS guest via KVM. The MacOS guest runs fine, PCIe passthrough to a K4000 also works. OS is Fedora 31, 5.5.10-200.fc31.x86_64. Libvirt/virsh is 5.6.0, QEMU is qemu-...
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Can't copy contents to my iPad or iPhone

I can't seem to be able to transfer files from my laptop (which has Pop!_OS 19.10) to my iOS devices. Specifically, while copying the file to any of my apps on iPad/iPhone (inside Documents on iPad/...
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How to "plug" a Qemu VM into host

I want to connect a QEMU iOS guest vm (using the new method of getting ios in qemu) to my host mac so that the guest is recognised as if it was an iphone plugged in via a cable. Is this possible?
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Unable to run usbmuxd as a service using systemd, but functional when executed through the terminal

I'm trying to set up usbmuxd to run as a daemon, however I keep running into the following error : Dec 3 10:29:19 asci-kubu-NUC7i3BNH systemd[1]: asci-usbmuxd.service: Main process exited, code=...
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Using Raspberry pi as USB bridge

I would like to use my raspberry pi as a USB bridge between multiple devices. We can assume that I want to connect my iPad which has POS software on it to my thermal printer. Most of star or Epson ...
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"No space left on device" despite 70GB free; can't create any files larger than 8.0MiB on iPad [closed]

OK so this is on an iPad Pro but I'm asking you guys because this is about the underlying Unix system behind iOS/OS X, not really iPad specific. (And yes I spent hours reading all relevant ...
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Command to get ssl certificate pinning from certificate

There is a new certificate in PEM format. How to get from it (using OpenSSL?) a format expected by iOS? (example: Alamofire/Source/ServerTrustEvaluation.swift) I've tried using something like: ...
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dpkg-query -L and dpkg -c?

I was installing my own package and found out that the installation fails with the following message: dpkg: error processing archive io.c0ldra1n.classiccover_0.0.7-443+debug_iphoneos-arm.deb (--...
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Alternative to timer_t in macOS

We are porting a linux app to macOS / iOS The app uses a timer wheel and timer_t type. This type is not defined in time.h class of macOS as described in: why is "timer_t" defined in "...
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Using apt-get in mac Terminal [closed]

I need to install tweaks' packages on an jailbroken iPhone via SSH. But apt-get is not included in mac command line tools. I've found that brew can be used, but it doesn't seem to work when ssh'ing ...
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Are Apple Live Photos supported on Linux?

I have a lot of Live Photos that I took with my iPhone. Is there any Linux application that supports viewing this combination of a photo and video file? I know I can split the photo and video parts ...
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How to sync comic books from LMDE 2 to iPad mini

I have LMDE 2 and I'm wondering if there is any practical way to sync my comic books over to my iPad Mini running iOS 9 so I can read them on YACReader or a similar app. I've messed around with ifuse ...
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Why super user is disabled in iOS and Android

I know that both iOS and Android are based on UNIX. Then why is it that super user is disabled in both of them? In iOS we have to jail break and in Android we have to root. On the other hand in OS ...
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Access iphone storage as device/partition

I am working on a project, in which the ultimate goal is to successfully wipe iOS from an iPhone and install TinyCore Linux in it's place. I expected the iPhone to function like an external drive when ...
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Is there any way to syncronize notifications between a Linux desktop and iOS?

I use notify-send and dunst for my notification system on my desktop. After a research, I found out that there are a few commercial solutions for sending push notifications to iOS devices, and I even ...
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Cross compiling ARM static lib with GCC for Mac iOS xCode projects

I'm cross compiling ARM targeted toy example static lib for the usage in Mac iOS xCode projects. In the lib there are only 2 files atoy.c and atoy.h with simple function taking 2 int arguments and ...
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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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Unable to find Documents on iPad device when mounted

It seems that this is a common problem, but there haven't been any satisfactory solutions posted yet, despite existing for years. Briefly, the problem is that when I mount my iPad in Linux Mint, I ...
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Is it possible to have iOS simulator in my Linux Mint?

iOS Simulator for Linux Mint OS I need to have iOS simulator for my Linux Mint OS to check my website responsive in various iOS devices is this possible as I know this feature is available in almost ...
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install two operating systems on a smartphone

An exam question I had this morning: If a telephone manufacturer would like to install both Android and iOS operating systems on a smartphone, would that be possible? If yes, what changes should ...
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Forensics on ipad .img wont mount in Kali

I am attempting to do some forensics on my iPad. I am following along with this article from sans.. on page 13 is the start of the Jailbreaking section...I would like to mount the image and then find ...
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Private VPN compression for faster Internet

Background: I'm a student, and currently the Wi-Fi connection at my school is very slow (dead slow). I have an 8Gb 4G data-plan, but even with that, I'm running short at the end of the month. I have ...
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Standard Terminal Font Aspect Ratio

What is the aspect ratio of a mono font that's made for terminal use, or more specifically, the size of the cell that any single character would fill? I've read that a standard terminal is 80x24 ...
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redirecting output of /dev/fb0 to /dev/fb2

I am using IMX6 Saberauto board on Linux OS. I have 2 displays primary is HDMI and secondary is LVDS. I want to run 2 applications. One QT on primary display, which I am able to do. Second ...
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Version of OpenVPN for Linux kernel 2.4.21 & having iOS client

I have the following requirements: Have OpenVPN version that works with iOS client The OpenVPN version should also be able to be compiled with and work on Linux kernel 2.4.21 (due to business reasons ...
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Clearing dpkg downloaded data?

I'm using dpkg (Cydia), and a package keeps saying that it's downloading 26.2 MB, and resuming at 166.0 kB. It is consistently failing to install properly. Is there a way to clear this "saved data" ...
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How to correct wrong time zone offset via zic timezone compiler

I have an iPod touch (2nd gen) running iOS 3.1.3 (since it won't perform well with iOS 4) and constant troubles with the clock setting itself one hour ahead of the actual time when I connect it to the ...
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I have high io stat. High writes. But what files are being written?

avg-cpu: %user %nice %system %iowait %steal %idle 11.50 0.02 5.38 0.07 0.00 83.04 Device: rrqm/s wrqm/s r/s w/s rkB/s wkB/s avgrq-sz avgqu-sz ...
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Problem with Airprint server for iOS 6

I'm trying to set up Airprint server on Raspberry Pi under CUPS. I have done everything like in this tutorial: Configuring the Raspberry Pi as an AirPrint server. Then I have done this: Linux ...
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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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Is there a shell utility for printing the contents of a plist? Preferably for a jailbroken iOS device?

I need a tool that prints the actual text in a plist file (plutil changes the format, cat prints gibberish, and there is no defaults command for iOS). It needs to be in a script, so text editors don't ...
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What are dyld_shared_cache_xxx files and how do I extract object files from them?

I have a dyld_shared_cache_armv7 file and I'm assuming that they hold various object files for a specific architecture. How do I extract the object files from it?
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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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