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In article<p6n6pl01b78@news7.newsguy.com>, PeterN
<"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:

> On 2/22/2018 9:39 AM, ultred ragnusen wrote:
> > 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.

he has an abnormal hatred for itunes, even though it's not required.

> IIRC 
> iOS and Linux have a common ancestor. Unix.

only the core of ios is unix.