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How to force linux to use one network connection over the other?

I have connected my iPhone which has hotspot enabled to my ubuntu machine through the USB. Based on the type of network activity (say browsing vs ssh), I want to switch between network connections ...
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Finding file location in iPhone4s

I opened a pdf file in safari(iphone4s) then it showed me two options view with (app install already) dropbox and file manager.I select file manager app then the pdf file was saved inside the app I ...
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Mac OS X Lion - Outlook 2011 Sync with iPhone

I just had to reinstall Outlook 2011 and im having problems to sync my contacts and calendar with my iphone. When i open the Sync Services panel on Outlook it doesnt show nothing, its blank, just as ...
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iOS: VPN over TCP. Any good service available?

Here's a very succinct description of my situation: I use an iPhone (and an iPad) in an environment where ports other than 80 and 443 are blocked. Therefore, it is impossible to use Siri, Maps, as ...
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Is there an Iphone browser that can view the source code of a page? [closed]

I'd like to know such a browser that can view all the html, css and javascript of a web page !
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Open Ports on iPhone?

I host a small, personal Apache server on my desktop and allow others to visit it using my IP address. If I normally have a connection which runs through a router (allowing me to specify which ports ...
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Streaming live video over private wifi to iPhone for the hearing impaired

I am researching a project for a theatre company that would like to offer its visitors a live video of sign language, streamed to their smartphones (ex. iPhone in this case) during a show for the ...
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Looking for a music organizer, with possible cloud features [closed]

I am looking for a music organisation app for a mac with quite specific requirements. I have resorted to a forum after a fair time googling and trying out several apps. My friend, who is a music ...
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What does it mean by “Sync the iPhone”? [closed]

This silly problem about 'sync' has certainly bothered me since a long time: What do you mean by "Sync the iPhone"? I used to get confused when doing such stuff because I do not know if my Mac ...
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Issues with upgrading iPhone4 to iOS 6

When I last upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, I later had to install another version of iTunes on my macbook to synchronize my files between my computer and my iPhone. This new version of iTunes required ...
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How to route internet through SOCKS proxy running on iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS that I have set up a SOCKS proxy on using the following command: ssh -D 3333 ec2-user@ec2-12-345-678-910.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com I would like to share this ...
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RDP over ssh tunnel using iphone

so i want to tunnel an RDP connection through ssh using my iphone-4s. I already know how to tunnel this connection using putty(the ssh client). The only problem is i'm yet to find an SSH client for ...
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iPhone not syncing with iTunes

In iTunes under apps tab, it list all the apps which I have in my iTunes account. When I click on the Install button of the app, button name gets changed to will install & also on the right side ...
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An .mov video that is upside down in Windows appears right side up in OSX

I have an MacBookPro with Windows installed via BootCamp. I copied a video off the iPhone and saved it on the windows partition. The thumbnail of the video looks upside down. When I play it in ...
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changing mobile backup file location

Is it possible in iTunes 11 to set the destination of Mobile/Backup? There isn't a pref for it in app... I have my Itunes library on a FW disk that travels with me, I'd like to have my iPhone backup ...
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Can I use Apple TV to record the use of an App on my iPad?

I am wondering if I can use Apple TV to mirror an App that runs on my iPad 3 to the Television, and then record it in a format that I can edit on my Mac. The point of doing this is to create a video ...
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Any way to prevent Dropbox from opening the Camera Uploads folder when an iPhone is connected?

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro, Dropbox always launches its Camera Uploads folder in Finder. Is there any way to turn this off (some command I can run in Terminal, perhaps)? EDIT: To be ...
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Is it possible to use my PC line out as my iPhone line in?

I want to use a self made MP3 for my answering machine (iPhone 5 with O2 provider). I tried to find a solution to upload the MP3, but it seems this option is not available for O2. So I tried to use ...
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iPhone recorded videos getting rotated on Windows systems

I am recording videos on iPhone and uploading them to my Linux server. Users can see these videos on website. If users are seeing videos on mac or iDevices the video is looking fine but when users are ...
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Using my putty ssh tunnel with my iPhone or PS3

I'm living in a student residence, which has a proxy blocking a high number of things. I have a (virtual) private server, running with ubuntu 12.04 LTS, with an openssh server. I have configured a ...
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2answers
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Song greyed out in iTunes, not visible on iPhone

I deleted all songs from my iPhone, but iTunes claims I have two copies of the same song on the phone. They show up greyed out with a sync icon next to them. Syncing has no effect, and they can't be ...
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Lightroom 3 doesn't recognize my iPhone 3GS

I have Lightroom 3.6, and an iPhone 3GS. When I plug my iPhone in via USB port it shows up in iPhoto, but not in Lightroom. Lightroom does recognize my Lumix camera though... what's up?
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Insert accented characters on Windows 7 (preferable way is to mimic iPhone's solution)

I use English and Serbian/Croatian about 50%-50% of the time while on internet. The problem is, Serbo-Croatian alphabet contains 30 characters. The extra characters are pretty much letters like C, S, ...
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Audio stream from PC without sound card to Iphone

I have pc without sound card (HP Proliant Microserver) and Iphone 4. They are connected by Wi-Fi. Can I stream audio from PC to Iphone somehow?
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How to Install apps on iPhone 5 Jail from Dropbox? [closed]

Is there a way to install apps on iPhone which I have in my dropbox folder?
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FFmpeg & iPhone: don't display audio language button

I'm creating an MP4 file with FFmpeg 1.1.1, using life and aevalsrc to generate some test video and audio: ffmpeg -f lavfi -i life -f lavfi -i aevalsrc=0 -frames:v 750 life.mp4 If I play it on an ...
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Is there a software to create iPhone icons for any size?

I use http://www.quirco.com/iPhoneIcon/ to make icons for iPhone. Unfortunately, it doesn't allow the dimension go over 114 x 114. I want a higher dimension because I display the larger icon in the ...
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iPhone Configuration Utility shows the old name of the app

I am installing the ipa file that is passed by my colleague in iPhone Configuration Utility. Although, he has changed the name of the app, iPhone Configuration Utility still shows the old name of the ...
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How could I stop power going to USB Ports without stopping data transfer on a Mac?

I have an iPod touch and I am fed up with it top-up charging when it is plugged into Xcode. Is there any way that I could stop the power output through USB without stopping the data flow? Thanks in ...
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linux rsync iphone photos on connection

I'd like to be able to automatically run a script that rsync's my iphone's photo directory to a computer directory in linux whenever I connect via usb. The rsync should be straightforward, assuming I ...
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Is there a way to edit text documents on the iPhone and sync them with SkyDrive

I like to keep notes in markdown format in .txt documents. I have previously used dropbox for this, but have reached my storage limits, and also have had compatibility issues with the dropbox ...
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Skype putting messages in random places/times

I am skyping someone who is on an iPhone (I am on Windows 7), and his messages are getting placed in random places in the conversation window (as if he is time travelling and messaging me). The times ...
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Transfer photos from iPhone 5 to Mac OS X 10.7

I am trying to transfer a few pics from my Macbook to my iPhone. I read your previous answer. Due to my tech lack of know-how, I am unable to even get started. I can not find any photo tab in iTunes. ...
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iPhone can't access local website hosted on IIS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure IIS on my PC so that other machines can access it I have a laptop (with Windows 7 on it), an iPhone, and a Wi-Fi access point. I have hosted a local ...
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“New Screenshot” button is disabled in Xcode Organizer

I have connected my iPhone to my Mac. When I open Xcode Organizer, the New Screenshot button is disabled. Any idea why? Xcode Version 4.3.2 iOS 6.0.1 P.S: I posted this in apple.stackexchange but ...
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Can I stop iPhone apps from changing my Gmail status? [closed]

I recently got the Mo+ GV iPhone app to replace talkatone and it's a thousand times better. The problem is is that when I'm logged in (It connects to GTalk/voice) my gmail status is changed to an ...
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Is it possible to open someone's Xcode snapshot in my Xcode?

My boss sent me a Xcode Snapshot of the project that he is working on, but I don't know how to open it and I am not sure if it's possible to open it. Can someone teach me?
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What exactly will hiding my router's SSID achieve and can all of my devices connect to it?

To expand on the title, if I hide my SSID, does this mean devices (excluding advanced network tools) will not be able to see it in a normal WIFI search, or does it mean something else? Also, if I do ...
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.MP4 video (h.264 format) is not playing in iPhone when I host the video in Amazon EC2 instance

I have converted my source.flv video into target.mp4 (h.264 format) by using following command: ffmpeg -i source.flv -r 25 -b:a 128k -strict -2 -c:v libx264 -preset slow -s 320x240 -b:v 768k -ar ...
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How can I sync photo folders in my laptop with my 4s iphone?

I have about 50 folders on my laptop with various pictures in them e.g. 2006 Germany World Cup. Upto the 4S I was able to manually copy the folders back and forth using Windows explorer, but this ...
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Fastest way to bluetooth tether a phone in Windows 8

As a web developer, connecting my laptop computer to the internet via bluetooth with my iphone is something I do several times a day. Is there an easy way to do this in Windows 8 that I'm missing? It ...
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Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle detectable by iPhone 4S/5

I bought a CSR Bluetooth 4.0 dongle, when plugged into my computer, initially my iPhone 5 could not detect it, but if I set the dongle to broadcast as Headset mode in the Bluetooth settings, the ...
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How to (step-by-step) retrieve a picture from the iPhone contact list? [closed]

My iPhone 4S allows me to get to any contact on the list and edit it -- no surprise, so far. It allows me (on edit mode) to copy the picture of my contact. I apply my finger on the picture and small ...
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Corporate email on iphone [closed]

I am trying to setup corporate email on an iPhone, the user can check email while on company's Wi-Fi network but can't do it when they use their 3G network. This is the case with this user only. ...
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copying a large video file from iPhone to external hard drive hangs

I connected my iPhone 4S as well as my Toshiba external hard drive to my Dell Windows 7 laptop. For relatively small files I can use Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V to copy directly from the iPhone to the external ...
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tethered jailbreak, I don't know what to do? [closed]

I just jailbroke my ipod, and at the end of the process I got a note that said something like "this is a tethered jailbreak, so to reboot you most hit extras and just boot." or something, but i really ...
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Mac OS X Lion - Xcode components simulator location

When we downloaded Xcode 4.5.1, to test applications in older simulators we installed it from Settings->Downloads->Components Now there is Xcode 4.5.2 available. Again we need to download ...
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Updating iPhone 4, from iOS 4 to iOS 6

I am having a bit of a painful situation here.. I offered to update a iphone for a friend. We just had reinstalled his computer, so we had no prior backups in iTunes. However, when the update process ...
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Any Windows XP software can tether my PC to iPhone?

I don't have admin access rights on one of the notebook, so I could not install iTune. However the tethering features is really good, it allows me to browse internet via my iphone, while there's no ...
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Any advide on transfering iphone contacts to itunes? [closed]

So here's the thing, I accidently spilled water on my iphone 4, although it has been fixed, it still get kind of "unstable", sometimes it just suddenly shut itself down. Now I'm saving money for the ...