Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windowswithout installing anything on either
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Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windows
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On 2/22/2018 9:39 AM, ultred ragnusen wrote:
> PeterN <peter,> wrote:
>> Yep. That works, I am not sure about iPhones though. i had iTunes
>> installed on my computers. So I don't know it that also works with
>> iPhones.
> When I plug an arbitrary iOS iPad into an arbitrary Linux desktop (Ubuntu
> 16.04), the file system (that is available to the user) is "mounted" after
> a bunch of needlessly repeated "Do you trust this computer" requests on the
> iPad, but when I plug those same iPads into an arbitrary Windows 10 desktop
> (without iTunes), nothing useful happens.
> Why does that work beautifully on Linux, and not at all on Windows?
> I don't know, so if someone can answer that basic question, it would be
> helfpul for us all.

You need to install iTunes for Windows. It's a free DL from Apple. IIRC 
iOS and Linux have a common ancestor. Unix.