Do Apple products (specifically, the iPad) play well with Linux Mint?

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Do Apple products (specifically, the iPad) play well with Linux Mint?

Post by James_Smith » Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:37 pm

I am sort of forced to get an iPad for my job so I just ordered one. How is the compatibility between LM and Apple? Will I be able to just plug it up and go, or will there be extra steps? Or will it work at all?

I've never had an Apple product and the last Apple device I used was an Apple ][ back in the 1980s.
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Re: Does Linux Mint play well with Apple products?

Post by Tomgin5 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:10 pm

I tried connecting with an iPAD with a cable. I was able to read one file at a time. I tried to read a file with the iPAD but it was so limited I had to just e-mail attachments back and forth.
I was using LM 18.1 Cinnamon 64

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Re: Does Linux Mint play well with Apple products?

Post by jimallyn » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:41 pm

You are asking the wrong question. The right question is "Do Apple products play well with other operating systems?" All too often, the answer is no. I should think that you would be able to plug your iPad into your Mint machine and transfer files over USB, but it ain't necessarily so. If nothing else, you can install Dukto on both machines and transfer files that way.

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Re: Does Linux Mint play well with Apple products?

Post by ArtGirl » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:35 pm

As above. ^^
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Re: Does Linux Mint play well with Apple products?

Post by James_Smith » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:22 pm

jimallyn wrote:You are asking the wrong question. The right question is "Do Apple products play well with other operating systems?"
You are correct, sir. I rephrased it.
All too often, the answer is no. I should think that you would be able to plug your iPad into your Mint machine and transfer files over USB, but it ain't necessarily so. If nothing else, you can install Dukto on both machines and transfer files that way.

http://www.msec.it/blog/?page_id=11
I'll let you know how it works out.
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Re: Do Apple products (specifically, the iPad) play well with Linux Mint?

Post by NoahsArk » Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:29 pm

I’ve answered you James in your other similar post.

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Re: Do Apple products (specifically, the iPad) play well with Linux Mint?

Post by JayKay3OOO » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:59 am

Used to work with clementine, then it was broken, not sure if fixed again.

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