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iPhoneMap: iPhoneTracker port to Linux

Remember the news about iPhone recording all the places where it goes? iPhoneTracker was developed to map the information when the iPhone is synchronized to a OSX machine. Handler Bojan ported it to Linux and named it iPhoneMap. I tested it myself on cygwin and works perfect.

You need to install the DBD-SQLite and DBI perl modules before executing the application. After the installation, go to C:\Users\<your user name>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup. You will find a directory about 41 chars long very similar to a SHA1 hash. Go inside that directory and execute inside the script. It will get you the name containing the GPS stored information. After that, issue the following command:

Last command to get the map

If you open your index.html file with your favorite browser, you will see a map like this one:

Barranquilla map

-- Manuel Humberto Santander Peláez | | | msantand at isc dot sans dot org

Manuel Humberto Santander Pelaacuteez

195 Posts
ISC Handler
Apr 22nd 2011
The windows version of this is located at

A little inaccurate but still very interesting to see where one has travelled with the iphone.

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