Cydia issue

Discussion in 'iOS Jailbreak & Cydia' started by Jimmy, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Jimmy

    Jimmy New Member

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    Whenever I load up Cydia, it says "Downloading packages" at the top for a certain amount of time. Like so:

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    Then it says "Error: Refreshing Data" and it gives me a list of sources like so:

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    After I press okay, it takes like another 2 minutes to load up. This gets REALLY annoying, how can I stop this?
  2. mikec1985

    mikec1985 Active Member

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    You cant. That is how cydia works, I know its dumb and slow.
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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    Well Rock is faster, so you can just use that.
  4. Chamilism

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    LOL, I had this problem a couple of days ago. I fixed it.

    Here's how, and don't download the source d.imboilecinema.com. It's a big pain.

    SSH into iPod or use iFile (free is good)

    Go to Applications > Cydia.app > sources > Delete the sources that give you errors

    Then go to var > lib > apt > lists > Delete the ones that give you errors

    That should work, it worked for me.
  5. Jimmy

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    Thanks a lot! It's fine now!!
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    your welcome.
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    Nburnes Well-Known Member

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    Rock also messes with the file system a lot. Causing you to restore more often.
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    AFTER you fix it, then download RockApp!
    It's SOOOO much better than cydia! =P
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    I have both Rock and Cydia, Rock looks cool and stuff, but Cydia is good enough for me, has everything that you need.
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    hey i tried to add another source to cydia and it messed up and said "error:database. encountered a section with no package:header" and now all of the sources are gone. even the ones that came with cydia. any ideas on what to do?

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