Lincoln Fessenden on 27 Dec 2012 11:40:30 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] iDevices

I had a V2 a while back before I went strictly android and they way I managed things was to use a file manager on the iPad with ftp (I forget the name of it), but that let me ftp things to and from the iPad.

On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 12:16:47PM -0500, jeff wrote:
> The world *is* actually going to end shortly, as evidenced by work
> getting me an iPad.
> I am not the least bit interested in iTunes.  I don't want to dig up
> Steve Jobs and ask permission each time I want to put a media file
> on my device.  No syncing needed - just xfer files and
> play/view/display them.
> Plugging into Win7 allows me access to DCIM but I can't actually put
> anything there.  Plugging into Xubuntu 12.04 finds a USB device but
> that's it.  Xubuntu 12.10 fully identifies the iPad and that's it.
> I have Googled, installed libimobile, fuse, gtkpod and whatever
> else, to no avail.
> Apparently one cannot simply use a File Manager to manage files.
> Every manager I found wants you to use ITS file system.
> I know these things are pretty popular.  How does PLUG use them?
> Thanks.
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