Cyder Alternative: CyberCrawler

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  1. FrankZ0509

    FrankZ0509 New Member

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    Cyder Alternative: CyderCrawler

    Hey guys, I was looking for a Cyder alternative online (Cyder just doesn't work well with me, it has trouble loading some repos) when I got this: http://kixtrix.com/2010/04/02/cydiacrawler-a-lifesaver-for-those-without-wifi/

    My impression is that it's pretty slick, specially if you know how to install via USB (EDIT: oh wait, the blog post teaches you to...).

    What do you guys think? Just wanted to share it to y'all.
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    I use this method very often
    the easiest way to install debs is with ifile, i ssh the deb into var/mobile then open terminal on my ipod and run as super user (su) type dpkg-i "deb file name"
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    Actually if you have Cydia, the easiest way is just drop the deb file to /var/root/Media/Cydia/AutoInstall and Cydia will do the rest for you.
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    of corurse i have cydia
    but i like to use terminal to install, is easy for me lol

    But really the simplest easiest method is ifile, all you have to do in click and press "install deb" done

    Important note

    Always look for the dependencies of the deb you want to install, if you dont have the dependencies required then it wont work
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    I won't argue with someone claiming that having to type in a terminal first and executing a series of commands in a keypad where your fingers barely fit is easier than just dropping something on a folder and letting Cydia do the rest.

    Also, your 'important note', it seems, is indicated in the blog post which I've linked to.
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    ahh i see
    But really, try ifile if you dont have it already is a must have app
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    Okay... I'll look into it, thanks.

    EDIT: I'm impressed. iFile has a lot of features that I've been missing.
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    Told you soo, it really is a must have app
    Now tell what is the easiest way to install deb files? *cough*ifile*cough*
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    Nah, dropping the .deb on the AutoInstall folder is still more convenient, since Cydia would automatically install-delete the deb file. ;P
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    i keep getting errors when searching

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