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    Default Grip - Growl for iPhone


    Already released in beta stages through their Google Code page, the guys at networkpx (creators of iKeyEx) are nearly ready to release Grip, a Growl look-alike for iPhone. If you don't know about Growl, you're probably not using a Mac. Growl provides system notifications (and tons of application notifications as well) in a sleek HUD themeable style.

    From a translated blog post we see there's currently two notification methods:

    • Using a text pop-up box that appears in the screen must be to relate to, and decide what you want to do.
    • Use of voice messages by using Tziltzol (sic - looks like translator isn't perfect ) or vibration.


    No definite word on release date - just "Soon we expect a very big surprise וטובה! "

    Once they're ready to release you should see it on Cydia.

    thanks to ares07 for the tip
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    thanks for the heads up I love growl

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    thats a neat idea

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    poetic_folly, why are you quoting badly translated stuff, when on the project page there is complete information for devs and users, in proper english???

    GriP - networkpx - Users' and Developers' guide to GriP ? Growl for iPhone. - Google Code

    Besides, i created a thread about it yesterday
    Last edited by ares07; 04-30-2009 at 11:40 AM.

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    looks awesome. trying the beta out now

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    ares - thanks for the link! Yah, meant to add your name in there for the tip - I'll edit in a while!

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    no prob

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    AWSOME!!!

    one can only hope that its as widely supported as growl

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    very nice

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    Thats a great idea. I use elert for my emails which works very similiarly. i love it. elert is the only thing worth a crap on that "rock your phone" app store (its free)
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    Last edited by rwin84; 04-30-2009 at 03:06 PM.
    This is getting a lil' ridiculous...

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    now you can avoid using RYP then

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    Is there a way to make GriP show you notifications for email? I have elert, but I don't like it at all. Elert alway freezes up my iTouch for a second or so and the close button on it doesn't really work. I'd much prefer being able to use GriP instead of elert.
    "In computer networking, a Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to most network adapters or network interface cards (NICs) by the manufacturer for identification, and used in the Media Access Control protocol sub-layer." (1)

    "The Macintosh, or Mac, is a series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc." (2)



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    Just installed GRip
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    1) 16Gig 1ST GEN IPHONES 3.0 Unlkd /PWND/BNeutered

    1) 16Gig 3G IPHONE BLK PWND, 3.1.2 F/Unlkd

    1) 32Gig 3G(s) IPHONE 3.1.2 F/Unlockd/Blackra1nd

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    Is there a video on how to install this on your iphone or ipod touch. is there a youtube video on it.

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    When I first installed it, I didn't get any notifications. After I rebooted, I get them now.

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    how do you install

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    To install:

    Download the .deb file.

    Put it WHEREVER you want in the iPhone by SSH, then open terminal and go to that location. You can put it in /var/mobile so when you start MobileTerminal, you're already there.

    Now, you'll need super user privileges. If you are sending the command through SSH and logged in as root, you already have super privileges.

    If not, you can do:
    Code:

    $ su
    $ [your password, most likely "alpine"]
    Now you have super user privileges.

    Now run, assuming you didn't rename it:
    Code:

    $ dpkg -i hk.kennytm.grip-0.1-11e.deb
    If you have sudo installed, instead of the $ su, $ password, you can do:
    Code:

    $ sudo dpkg -i hk.kennytm.grip-0.1-11e.deb
    $ [password]
    If you renamed it, then it'd be:
    Code:

    $ dpkg -i FILENAME.deb

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    Default To Install GriP
    To install:

    1. Download GriP from the networkpx google page.
    2. Copy the .deb file to your iPhone/iTouch using SSH.
    3. SSH into your phone as root and navigate to wherever you stored the .deb file at.
    4. Run the following commands to install:
    Code:
    dpkg -i ./hk.kennytm.grip-0.1-11e.deb
    5. Reboot your iPhone/iTouch once its done and then your good to go.

    EDIT: dapengi, you beat me by just a few minutes.
    "In computer networking, a Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to most network adapters or network interface cards (NICs) by the manufacturer for identification, and used in the Media Access Control protocol sub-layer." (1)

    "The Macintosh, or Mac, is a series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc." (2)



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    Holy!! Growl owns!!!!!!

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    thanks
    Last edited by marlon0923; 04-30-2009 at 10:29 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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