Get The Mounties! Linux Hack Turns Your iPhone Into Mountable Drive

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If you're a Wintel or Mac user — move along, nothing to see here…

Okay, raise your hand if you're an Ubuntu Linux afficianado.  That many, huh?  Okay, this one's for you.

Using a program called iFuse, you can "mount" your iPhone as a read/writable external drive.  The program runs on all Ubuntu flavors (Karmic, Jaunty, Intrepid, or Hardy).  Best of all, this technique requires zero jailbreaking of — or ANY kind of mod to — your iPhone. 

Issue the following commands in the terminal:

  1. Add the package to your sources:
    gksudo /etc/apt/sources.list deb version main
    where version is one of the aforementioned Ubuntu variations.
  2. Optionally, add the PPA key:
    sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver e20da6af9caee36095d1282ef104610cf0876ac9
  3. Update package list:
    sudo apt-get update
  4. Install iFuse:
    sudo apt-get install ifuse

Open source FTW! 

[Via CGSbay]

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