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    Default Speed up cydia browsing
    I ran across a hack I'd like to share. It'll speed up cydia by removing ads on description page. You will need iFile, mobile terminal or ssh installed to do this. I'll use ifile first n if anyone needs help with another way I'll help. Open ifile and navigate to /var/stash/Applications.****/cydia.app. Now find the package.js file n open and edit the line that starts
    var*depiction*=*package.depiction;

    change to:

    var*depiction*=*null;

    the line is about 3/4 way down. Good luck.
    Last edited by A3gOwner; 12-02-2010 at 10:32 AM.

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    Seems to work. Thanks!

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    Awesome I would thankyou but I'm on the app...

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    Sweet Thanks now how to get rid off adds all together in cydia!

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    could you give detail on how to do it through ssh?

    nevermind did it through ifile. thanks
    Last edited by UltraFast; 12-02-2010 at 09:14 PM.

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    This 'hack' also removes important details from the package information.

    Is it worth that? Not for me!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mes View Post
    This 'hack' also removes important details from the package information.

    Is it worth that? Not for me!!
    important details? every package ive looked at still has the descriptions, screenshots, changelog etc.

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    i found the file and when i hit "save" with iFile, it tells me-
    Error.
    The operation couldn't be completed.
    (Cocoa Error 513.)

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    Thanks, this worked great
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    wont let me save when i changed, error 513

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    People with the 513 error make sure Cydia isn't running in the background

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    Thank you A3gOwner.
    Works. No errors encountered.

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    So cydia is not running backrounded, and im still getting error 513. Any other ideas?

    For those of you that it worked, what version of Cydia are you running?
    I'm on the newest beta, 1.0.3366-7

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    Screenshots and extra descriptions aren't showing up for me. I'm on the latest Cydia beta as well. I LOVE the speed boost though, it's wonderful.

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    How do you get the newest version of cydia please

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    When a new version is available, it will show as an essential update within Cydia

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    Quote Originally Posted by superouse View Post
    How do you get the newest version of cydia please
    It doesn't work as an update through cydia. You have to go to apt.Saurik.com and go to "debs" then scroll down until you see the latest version off cydia. Download and install using iFile or you can use cydias autoinstall folder.
    P.s wen grabbing the deb off the Saurik site make sure you scroll past the "cydia sources" packages to ones that just say cydia then a bunch of numbers

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    Quote Originally Posted by iNT3Rv3NTiONZz View Post
    It doesn't work as an update through cydia.
    Are you sure the manual .deb install method isn't a temporary solution while all the bugs and compatibilities are being worked out?

    A few days ago Saurik tweeked he is almost finished with a version that includes 2.x/3.x support.

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    For those who don't want to download the .deb and install manually, just add the iphonemodding repo under repo's in cydia. As for the screenshots and missing info, this has to do with the repo the package comes from serving in thier format. Some show up some don't. Of course it goes without saying use this hack at ur own risk. I've been using it for awhile now and if you know what your doing shouldn't have any problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mes View Post
    Are you sure the manual .deb install method isn't a temporary solution while all the bugs and compatibilities are being worked out?

    A few days ago Saurik tweeked he is almost finished with a version that includes 2.x/3.x support.
    Yeh there will be an update through cydia, I meant that there isn't one currently

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