Do some apps require manual installation?

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  1. ojloaf

    ojloaf New Member

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    I dont have an ipod touch yet, but i know a jailbroken ipod uses cydia to get apps through wifi. But are there some apps that arent on cydia, and requre manual installation?

    How would I go about doing that
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    nope none do(as far as i know), just press install, and then confirm and it may make you reboot or respring your device, and your all set
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    On ocassion you will hav 2 manually install betas and stuff like that, but that's just betas, so u don't need2 worry about those cuz everything else is really easy to install (just find good sources)
  4. ChrisL

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    Yes, some apps are not in Cydia, so you will need to manually install them.
    Download and install OpenSSH from Cydia.
    Youll need to download the .deb file for the app.
    Use an SSH program (WinSCP for windows, Cyberduck for mac)
    Then connect to your ipod touch
    Change connection type to sftp (server will be your ip address, username is root, password is alpine, root should be 22)
    Then youll need to SSH the file into your device (i put it in my /tmp folder)
    Then in WinSCP or Cyberduck, youll need to send this command "dpkg -i /tmp/file.deb"
    Then it should install
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    ojloaf New Member

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    Thank you, that's exactly what i was looking for
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    No problem, if you need any help with it, let me know.

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