How to edit system files

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  1. diss3ntienc

    diss3ntienc Member

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    hey guys, i was wondering how to edit some system files on the ipod touch 2G....whenever i open a file in notepad i always get those weird symbols in the file...if they are encrypted...how do i decrypt the files so i can edit them?
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    president-911 Banned

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    I recommend you don't, you can mess your iPod real bad.
  3. ipodtouch12321

    ipodtouch12321 New Member

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    i have been looking for a way to do this 2. Try searching for a downloadable one of the file you want
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    lightningdude New Member

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    Or you could google for a converter.
  5. ddxcb

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    here u go "plutil -c xml1 (FILE)" use in a terminal and here is an example "plutil -c xml1 info.plist" make sure u cd it to the directory

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  6. diss3ntienc

    diss3ntienc Member

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    wat do u mean by cd it to the directory?
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    can someone help me out on this?....can't mod any of the .strings without this...
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    haha thanks man

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