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I'm totally sick and tired to starting my VMWare and run the Windows VM, and opening iTunes every time I want to do something with my iPhone.

Is there any alternatives out there for iPhone 3G on 3.0 firmware?

I don't mind jailbreaking it.

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It would depend on what you mean by "managing". What do you want to do? Get music on it? Edit your contact lists ? – GodEater Aug 3 '09 at 10:18
I guess we should assume your OS is unix/linux? – Marnix A. van Ammers Jul 30 '10 at 2:25
From this point of view - iPhone is a no-go, NEVER! – Ice Jul 30 '10 at 7:47

You will need to jailbreak your iphone. You did not mention what flavor of linux you were using. Here is some info related to Ubuntu.

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NOTE: Ubuntu 10.04 already supports the file transfer. Don't know if you need a break. Try it without that first. – Shiki Jun 26 '10 at 12:03

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