iOS 4.1 Prevent "Accidental" iOS updates (Mac Only)

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  1. Dalton63841

    Dalton63841 Active Member

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    Check out this link: http://lifehacker.com/5659226/prevent-itunes-from-updating-jailbroken-devices-with-a-bash-script

    Its a bash script to prevent those "accidental" updates, when you connect to iTunes....Seems like a common complaint on here, so I thought I'd post it here for those who might use it.

    btw this is for Mac only...If I find a method for Windows, I will post it here...Also, since it IS a bash script, it could probably be easily modified to work on linux.

    Note: I did not create the script. I just found the article and though someone might find it useful.
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    Why a script on Windows? I just deselect automatic updates in iTunes and select " Prevent automatic synching of devices".
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    LOL I know that option is there, but SOO many people complain that they hooked up their iDevice, and it updated them...I figured this little script would be fool proof way of preventing it...

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    I think by 'accidentally' people meant they knowingly updated without realizing the consequences, not that they updated without meaning to.
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    I don't understand how you can "accidently" update...? You manually have to click yes TWICE throughout the process..
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    LOL I thought the same thing...just trying to be helpful here...

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    Nice guide. Trying to see if I can port the script

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