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Thread: 2.0 SafariDL & BossPrefs Plugin on Cydia!

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    Default 2.0 SafariDL & BossPrefs Plugin on Cydia!
    As the title says, Happy Downloading!

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    this will be great once we get a true finder app or filebrowser for 2.0 with copy/paste/delete/create folder/unzip/unrar functions... until then I havent much use for it.

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    I use it for downloading songs from Seekpod, probably one of the most common uses for this SafariDL plugin.

    When it comes to viewing the files locally, MobileFinder is only $1.99 in the appstore and is pretty feature rich given the heavy constraints its under.

    If you're jailbroken, however, you can create a Symlink to the Downloads folder to view/listen to your files there, or just create a Playlist in vlc4iphone if you're downloading music and such as I am.

    Creating a symlink is a chore through the terminal, and since Cyberduck doesn't offer it natively through a GUI, I chose to do it in WinSCP as shown below:



    Just find your MobileFinder.app application folder in /var/mobile/Applications, then browse to the Documents folder inside of that folder with all the numbers. You're not browsing inside of the .app folder, the Documents folder is just outside.

    Right Click > Create New > Link

    Then Name the Symlink whatever you want in the top text field, and your target in the second text field is /var/mobile/Library/Downloads/

    Here's what it looks like once you're all set:







    Hope this helps
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    i cant even get it to download through cydia....i keep getting an error

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    Works fine! But it doesn´t let me download a pdf...Anybody knows where i can add the pdf extension to the plugin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefty View Post
    Works fine! But it doesn´t let me download a pdf...Anybody knows where i can add the pdf extension to the plugin?
    I've edited the SafariDL plugin's Info.plist to include PDF files for download.

    To install this, you'll need to SSH to your phone and make sure your SafariDL Plugin is enabled so you can browse to:

    /System/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/File Download Plugin.webplugin/



    Next extract the Info.plist file from the zip file attached below and copy it into the folder above, overwriting the original Info.plist file.

    Now You'll be able to download PDF files.



    *Remember to disable the SafariDL Plugin after so that you can view the PDF file, otherwise you'll be prompted to download it again :P
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    how you do this with TotalCommander for windows.. ?

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    Hey thanks x999x !
    @LaZARuZ You cant...just use WinSCP, its easy.

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    well it seems with the new 2.0.2 you cant symlink anymore or a new mobilefinder been updated to unable you to symlink.. i tryed the symlink for downloads so i can play my downloaded music but when i open mobilefinder it shows me the name of the folder as a file and its red unclickable.. anyone know whats going on..?

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    I really want to be able to unzip... Anyone know of a good terminal program so I could do it with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaZARuZ View Post
    well it seems with the new 2.0.2 you cant symlink anymore or a new mobilefinder been updated to unable you to symlink.. i tryed the symlink for downloads so i can play my downloaded music but when i open mobilefinder it shows me the name of the folder as a file and its red unclickable.. anyone know whats going on..?
    i dont have this problem...i did the symlink fast and works like a charm
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    how do you create a symlink to vlc4iphone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by redrider218 View Post
    how do you create a symlink to vlc4iphone?
    i dont think you do, i think you just make playlists...i wanna kno if you can change the default download location to the safari pluggin
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    now if we could just have a torrent client...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaZARuZ View Post
    well it seems with the new 2.0.2 you cant symlink anymore or a new mobilefinder been updated to unable you to symlink.. i tryed the symlink for downloads so i can play my downloaded music but when i open mobilefinder it shows me the name of the folder as a file and its red unclickable.. anyone know whats going on..?
    I'm getting the same thing under 2.0.1 so its not that. We must be missing something. Cant figure it out though.

    x999x please help.

    EDIT: Actually I see the problem. The link for me is /private/var/mobile/Library/Downloads. I needed the "private" in there and now it works.

    Pretty sweet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by x999x View Post
    Creating a symlink is a chore through the terminal, and since Cyberduck doesn't offer it natively through a GUI, I chose to do it in WinSCP as shown below:
    Could you tell me how to do it through terminal tho?
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    Thank you so much x999x!

    I've been wanting to d/l PDF files for so long! thx!

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    well I have 2 var folders and 2 user folder I think quikpwn did something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaZARuZ View Post
    well I have 2 var folders and 2 user folder I think quikpwn did something.
    Are you sure its 2 actual folders? One may be a folder and the other is a shortcut to it.

    Has anyone tried making a link to Mxtube for MobileFinder?. I cant seem to get it to work. The folder gets created but cannot access it through MF.

    x999x - Did you notice that symlinks made with WinSCP dont show up when FTPing from a Mac? Or is it just me?

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    it's a short cut but I didn't make it and yeah mxtube won't work ether.

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