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Re: debian and sms import



On 19/08/11 07:36, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> I have an IPhone with many sms messages on it.  

/private/var/mobile/Library/SMS/sms.db is where they live.

> If possible I'd like to 
> export all of them to another device so that when I start doing things to 
> them on my IPhone I'll have some assurance against loosing messages and 
> can maybe if debian can do this pull the messages onto my hard drive and 
> if necessary read those messages with some command line-based program from 
> the hard drive.  I am rather certain doing things with the iPhone I've 
> lost several messages accidentally in the past.  Can any of debian's 
> packages help out here?
> 
> 
> 

libimobiledevice-utils
libimobiledevice-doc
libimobiledevice1 (or libimobiledevice2 in Experimental)

Try idevicebackup - it's part of the utils package.

This page has a perl script that could be used:-
http://swik.net/Debian/Planet+Debian/Tollef+Fog+Heen:+Moving+SMS-es+and+contacts+from+iphone+to+N900/dkhtj

There is also this, which could use some more entries:-
http://wiki.debian.org/iPhone

Cheers

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