Can you really just copy /var?

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  1. 99danman

    99danman New Member

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    Cause if so, whats the point of all those backup apps?
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    fear_2670 Banned

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    What apps?
  3. 99danman

    99danman New Member

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    Read that again.
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    fear_2670 Banned

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    The backup apps just download all the apps you had before if you restore and re-jailbreak.
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    99danman New Member

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    So could I just copy /var and put it back after I re-jailbreak?
  6. that one guy

    that one guy New Member

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    yes but it takes a very long time to copy it
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    fear_2670 Banned

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    Might or might not work, but it doesn't hurt to try, go ahead.
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    Sarcasm Siempre New Member

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    Jailbreak applications are installed to /Applications, not /var or any subfolder of /var. So if you want to keep your Cydia apps you should copy /Applications too.
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    What about if you copy the whole root folder? Would that work?
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    Probably but it would also take a day just to copy all the stuff.

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