Questions tagged [iphone]

Apple's smartphone family. Use this tag for questions about connecting an iPhone to a Linux/UNIX system.

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Can I transfer files to/from an iPhone over wifi without knowing IP addresses?

I am a new iPhone owner. Previously, I installed KDE Connect on both my GNU/Linux laptop and Android device. This allowed me to pair the devices on my local network without knowing their local IP ...
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Getting an error message: “Unhandled Lockdown error (-3)” when trying to mount iPhone SE to Linux Debian

I'm trying to connect an iPhone SE with iOS 11 to a Linux Debian 9.4 "Stretch" desktop with XFCE environment. I followed step-by-step about 5 different guides on the internet how to do so. I ended-up ...
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Configure dnsmasq to translate local names for iPhones

I've found that iPhone 5S won't resolve name of the host of the local network by it's name. It is only possible when adding .local suffix to the hostname, e.g. instead of asking (like on a Linux host):...
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Cannot pull photos from iPhone5 to Fedora 26

I'm trying to get photos off an iPhone 5 into a PC running Fedora 26, but all I am getting is messages about cannot claim USB device or unable to fetch previews. Does anyone know what I need to do? ...
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how to sync iTunes 12.5.5 on Ubuntu 16.4?

I'm searching answers to sync iTunes 12.5.5 (pictures and musics) on Ubuntu 16.4. I have itunes on my iphone 6s. Which are possibilities that I can try?
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Folder name changed when SCP from iPhone to Synology server

This is the first time I've posted here. I've used the scp command from iPhone ios 8.4 (jailbroken) Mterminal to transfer a folder over to my Synology NAS. scp -P "private port" -r "...
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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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Can I use a phone as bluetooth adapter?

I run Linux Mint 17 Qiana on an old Toshiba laptop that does not have a Bluetooth adapter. Is it possible to use a phone (coupled through usb) as bluetooth adapter in order to connect to an audio ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on an iphone 4?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch on an iPhone 4? In my research, some claimed it wasn't, but I'm not convinced. I found some tutorials for the Nexus phone, and a forum thread, but it wasn't very ...
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What simple web server script will accept text on a LAN?

I want to dump iphone notes (text) to my Linux box, but don't want to route the data through the Internet. I can get a LAN IP via WiFi on the iphone and the LAN is firewalled, so I should be able to ...
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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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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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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 a Fedora 20 computer to an 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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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

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. Seems like a different mounting issue is ...
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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 ...