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Thread: Useles Cydia Packages After Custom FW2.0 Installation?

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    Default Useles Cydia Packages After Custom FW2.0 Installation?
    So I installed a custom pwned 2.0 iphone software that someone else made, because the WinPwn software is not out yet. Cydia came pre-installed on it, and I'm now noticing that there's a lot of packages installed that may just be useless. Things like "zip, unzip, tape archive, rsync". What I'm asking is basically, are these packages installed by default, or did the creator of the custom .ipsw decide to include them in when he pwned it?

    Thanks!
    iPhone FW 2.2.1, Jailbroken and Unlocked!

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    DON'T delete anything...until you update Cydia. Turns out, it won't update, just a constantly re-springs.

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    I guess that's why they remove the packages from pwnage 2.01!

    I just updated/added them in cydia
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    So I don't touch anything or the program will screw up?
    iPhone FW 2.2.1, Jailbroken and Unlocked!

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    It's called patience. I don't see you making free apps to put on Cydia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mgregor View Post
    It's called patience. I don't see you making free apps to put on Cydia.
    What the **** are you talking about.
    iPhone FW 2.2.1, Jailbroken and Unlocked!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mgregor View Post
    It's called patience. I don't see you making free apps to put on Cydia.
    I think the OP is just asking about the preinstalled packages in his custom firmware ipsw he got online, and not insulting the dev community.

    "Are they usless" = can he uninstall them?

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    I also want to know if it's safe to delete some of the packages. I'm not a fan of cydia. Can't wait for installer

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    Sorry, read your post wrong.

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    I was not able to upgrade them all at once, it just hung for ever, but it did work doing it one by one.

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    They all install WITH cydia.. Cydia uses them for installing packages.
    Just leave them, we all have 'em.

    ~ The wonderful world of iPod ♫

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    Quote Originally Posted by Conn18 View Post
    They all install WITH cydia.. Cydia uses them for installing packages.
    Just leave them, we all have 'em.
    Thank you for the straightforward answer sir.
    iPhone FW 2.2.1, Jailbroken and Unlocked!

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    Man, what a waste. It shows 277MBs used for OTHER files. I mean this is a CLEAN iPhone 2.0 with Cydia. I didnt install anything extra. Does this seem off and shall I re-package my 2.0FW?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhruvmalik View Post
    Man, what a waste. It shows 277MBs used for OTHER files. I mean this is a CLEAN iPhone 2.0 with Cydia. I didnt install anything extra. Does this seem off and shall I re-package my 2.0FW?
    That "Other" space you see is the iPhone Operating system and the Applications you have installed via the App Store. Don't think you have a big one either, mine's almost 600MB.
    Last edited by Numberzz; 07-21-2008 at 11:55 AM.

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    wow really, well no i didnt install anything from app store. Anyway just downgraded to 1.1.4. My Edge wasnt working properly. Tried everything. Used Apple enterprise config utility but nothing. Anyway, 2.0 is nice and all but i check over 200 emails a day and not having edge working 100 percent is no good for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Numberzz View Post
    That "Other" space you see is the iPhone Operating system and the Applications you have installed via the App Store. Don't think you have a big one either, mine's almost 600MB.
    On another note, is it safe to assume that the appstore apps are stored on the media partition of the harddrive since the folder they are stored in is in the var/mobile/Applications? So we wont running out of disc space on the OS partition of the harddrive unless we install alot of installer/cydia apps. Am I correct? Or no?
    Last edited by reznor9; 07-23-2008 at 07:00 PM.

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