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    Default Downloading package error! help!
    Cant download any apps and also getting half installed package error also, the error has two parts and one says subprocess post-removal script returned error. can anyone help?

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    Can ya post pics of them please.

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    Half installed packages have to be removed ASAP. They're basically corrupted. Remove it and try installing another package. It was most likely caused by the repo timing out, or your device not being compatible with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nissan4x4 View Post
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    Are you certain this package has been ported to the OS you are on?

    Or, you have restored from a backup and Cydia packages are attaching themselves.
    Sure fix, restore your phone, set up as new, re-jailbreak and start with a fresh OS.

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    I'm on whitedoor it's a custom firmware. I installed it because I can download way more stuff because some cydia and app store apps aren't supported for IOS three

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    3? Goodness, why not move up to 5.1.1? So many more features and fixes.

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    its the first gen iphone, 2g

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    Oh wow, I still have mine also. Haven't used it in years. You haz a relic my friend. Nice.

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    I've seen this error before, but never had this myself. Hopefully this guide can help you out: Debian / Ubuntu Package Troubleshooting: subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status xx
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    Okay that helps a lot thanks but i dont get this part: In short shell scripts will abort with an error if something fails. To fix this problem visit /var/lib/dpkg/info directory.

    How do i do that?

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    You must use iFile or another file viewer.
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    will terminal work?

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    Not really as they don't have the shells or scripts for it in Cydia....

    There's other free ones like WinSCP (done from your computer) or if you're on OS X, iFinder.
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    I cant download SB Settings or Ifile or ifinder, it wont let me.

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    I guess ya firmware may be to old
    It's not letting you do this?

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