Plugging an iPad into an Ubuntu computer without the proper tools installed on the pc first will result in a failure to connect, and thus the iPad will not charge.
The fix on this page is not limited to fixing iPads alone, it also works for many other apple devices, including the following:
- iPad 1-4
- iPod Mini, Touch 2G/3G/4G
- iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S and 5
Errors & Messages
Here are some of the messages and errors you may see if you have this issue.