Best way to backup an iphone to icloud on Linux (that works)

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Wed Mar 9 20:55:29 UTC 2016


On Wed, 9 Mar 2016 21:39:05 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Wed, 9 Mar 2016 12:09:13 -0800, MR ZenWiz wrote:
>>I have a friend who has an iPhone that she wants to backup to her
>>computer.  
>
>Hi,
>
>for an iPad I run iTunes on a Windows 7 guest in a Virtualbox host. I
>doubt that purchases could be stored/restored, when using a Linux app,
>since new versions of iOS even don't work with old versions of iTunes
>and seemingly such a backup doesn't really backup the binaries, I guess
>just the purchases and data gets stored. I suspect that Linux software
>only can access pics and videos, but neither app data, nor purchases.
>Consider to chose another host, if a shared directory between guest and
>host shouldn't matter that much, since the Virtualbox USB connection to
>at least my iPad, is a PITA, but the advantage of Virtualbox is the way
>sharing a folder works.
>
>Regards,
>Ralf

PS: FWIW I backup/sync to the Linux PC, not to the cloud.




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