File fransfer from iPad to FreeBSD

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Feb 16 20:45:00 UTC 2018

On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:56:35 +0000, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:47:03 +0100
> Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> > Did anyone succeed in transfering files _from_ an iPad _to_
> > a FreeBSD machine using the USB cable? The setting where this
> > should work consists of a FreeBSD 10.3-p24 (32 bit) and an
> > iPad 32 GB with iOS 11.0.3 15A432.
> 	Never tried it, but you could try photobackup which is free in
> the app store, it uses rsync to back up the camera roll - there are a
> couple of iPhone addicts in the house who use it to back up their photos to
> the house NAS where a cron job links them into to directories by year and
> month. The Android users use acrosync for the same purpose.

Thanks for this specific (!) app suggestion! I will definitely
try this next week (if I can conform there is a registration to
the Apple app supply mechanism). Do you know if there is anything
"non-obvious" that I have to prepare on the FreeBSD system for
this to work?

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