Yesterday and today, I wrote a chunky patch for gvfs to allow it to use the "house arrest" protocol for iOS devices. This is the protocol is rather more well-known as "iTunes documents sharing".
You can see a tedious example of how you can use it in this Apple KB.
For GNOME, we did it slightly differently, and you don't need to use your music manager as a file manager for your non-music device. Plug the device in, and all the apps that support file sharing will be showing up in a "Applications on Foo" device, on your desktop.
Managing files with a file manager, what a brilliant idea.
Why is this called the "house arrest protocol"?
Sweet. Any chance this will be back-ported to F14?
Joe: because the applications aren't allowed to leave their "homes", so they're under house arrest (by the way, I'm just guessing this)
Anonymous: unlikely, as it requires a git version of libimobiledevice right now, and even when released, will need an unstable libimobiledevice.
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