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Thread: Lost Cydia
04-09-2010, 12:30 PM #1Lost Cydia
Hey I'm new at jailbreaking, having only been broken for about a week. This morning Cydia crashed while I was adding a new source and it sent my iphone into a reboot. Now everything works fine except I can no longer access Cydia! It opens and states "loading Data" but turns off before the Cydia home page comes up. Any suggestions? I have an newer Iphone 3G with 3.1.3 fw that I used redsnow to jailbreak. Please help, i'm not done playin with Cydia yet!
04-09-2010, 04:59 PM #2
most likely you'll have to restore, and rejailbreak. if cydia isn't working, im afraid its probably corrupt and you cant exactly fix it without restoring. Good luck.
04-10-2010, 07:55 AM #3
You need to delete all the files in the folder /var/lib/apt/lists/ - do not delete the partial folder inside it.
Reboot and try launching Cydia again. If that doesn't work, post back here.
04-10-2010, 11:59 AM #4
ok i just deleted all those files and am re-booting.... attempting Cydia... and...still nothing. screen opens and closes within seconds.
i'll hold off restoring and re jailbreaking for a bit in hopes that maybe there is a simpler way you may know of. thanks for the help.
Last edited by Riccan717; 04-10-2010 at 12:12 PM.