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03-20-2008, 04:10 AM #41
Sooo coool ;-) thought about that myself, but this is ... ecellent work you've done here. Never would have made it nearly to that "native" iPhone look ;-)
Maybe you should mention to think about setting the server.bind parameter to prevent others steeling those documents you store inside your /var/root/Sites right through the air ;-)... Maybe set that par as default...
03-24-2008, 02:01 AM #42
You're right wantthatfile! I'll bind it to localhost today
03-24-2008, 07:04 AM #43
I could not install PHP v.5.2.3-2 from installer. Tried many times...
Can anyone upload this file for me?
03-24-2008, 07:50 AM #44
server.bind = "localhost"
If you want to enable again that everyone in your local netwok can access your hosted files, all you have to do is to comment (add # sign) in front of server.bind parameter to apper like this:
#server.bind = "localhost"
I also added instructions in English inside .zip file in the first post.
Last edited by -V-O-Y-A-G-E-R-; 03-24-2008 at 07:50 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
03-24-2008, 12:37 PM #45
After about 90 minutes of tweaking, I've now got this up on Installer for those of you who don't want to mess around in SFTP etc. Although, I find that funny - since then you'll have to SFTP to get the files to read on there anyway..
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03-24-2008, 01:37 PM #46
I am not able to install PHP it says package download fail. kindly help
03-24-2008, 07:06 PM #47
03-25-2008, 02:50 AM #48
Clear the installation queue in installer and reboot your phone. It helps.
03-25-2008, 03:43 AM #49
I did what u say... but same error... someone kindly help as i need to install this application....thanks in anticipation....
03-25-2008, 12:19 PM #50
I've got mine working now, and I've got 2 problems/questions:
1. The directory it started me out in shows an 'images/" directory as well as the files hello.pl, hello.py, and hello.rb Is that correct? I can go under images and I can open the 2 images files there which are bg.png and iphone-webserver2.jpg via the browser.
2. After I was done and had the viewer hack working, the image for installer.app (the one that shows on the Featured page) is gone with the standard ? sign in it's place.
Thanks for your help!
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03-25-2008, 02:57 PM #51Please help me . . . . I am going banannas!!!
I've got nearly the same question. I followed all the instructions, but I typed the modification manually line for line using Mobile TextEdit. Now when I go to "http//127.0.0.1/" or "http//localhost" I see the following below:
When I go to "http//localhost/.dirlist/" or "http//127.0.0.1/.dirlist/" I see the following :
What am I doing wrong, or what have i neglected to do? I am using MobileTextEdit - how do I move my PDF, Word, etc, files and where and how (step by step) do I put them? I have DropCopy installed and use it for file transfers. Should I use another application.
Please help . . . I am completely new to this and even if I can follow direction, at this point I am funkin' LOST!
Thank you . . . for any and all help . . . .
03-25-2008, 04:15 PM #52
I did this
view PDF's without Wi-fi
all i did was install lighttpd (that's it) and edit some files with WinSCP
to the beginning of the file add this dir-listing.activate ="enable"
find #server.bind = "127.0.0.1" and remove #
finally: go to /private/var/root/Sites, rename index.html to any thing ei: index1.html index0.html
it worked on the 1st try. then i turned on my Wi-fi to install some PDF. Turned Wi-Fi off. went to 127.0.0.1. Internal Error. WTF!
Last edited by mod_monkey; 03-25-2008 at 04:31 PM.
03-25-2008, 06:06 PM #53
Since my image on my installer.app is gone, I was assuming that my default directory for images was changed (or something similar). If someone solves your problem, they'll solve mine too.
Thanks for anyone who can help!
03-25-2008, 06:21 PM #54
Im alraedy stuck at:
"2. Check if Lighttpd is installed correctly. Point your iPhone browser to 127.0.0.1 and you should be greeted by Lighttpd welcome screen."
after i poitned 127.0.0.1 in my browser this shows up: "404 - Not Found"
please help me, i really want this to work.... (Im on a 1.1.4 iphone)
03-25-2008, 07:00 PM #55
Is there any other way to install PHP from other sources ?
Please help. many thanks Mr. V-O-Y-A-G-E-R !
03-25-2008, 07:40 PM #56
I got my problem solved, and now I can upload my documents to where I want and access them pretty easily!
I just went to the '/private/var/root/Sites/' directory and opened the lighttpd.conf file and changed this line from this:
server.document-root = "/private/var/root/Sites/"
server.document-root = "/var/mobile/Media/Docs/"
and I copied the .dirlist directory and it's contents to the directory as well. This is where I had my documents on my iPhone and is why I chose to change it to that, and with the .dirlist directory there, it provides iphone-ish interface to browse my files.
And strangely, my installer.app image icon reappeared as well.
I'm pretty much in love with this hack now. Thanks!
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03-25-2008, 08:38 PM #57
03-25-2008, 09:13 PM #58I think i have a couple of answers...
Same problem here..I read some where last night that it is the way the latest version of installer validates the URL. Sorry I can't remember the site I was on because it was like 4 am here and I was zoning.
Here is how I worked around it:
There are websites out there that let you log in and create your own repo by choosing packages from different Sources. I don't know if I am allowed to tell you site's url so you will have to search.
I found 3 different sources for PHP. I then added my own repo link to installer and voila!
got it working on my 1.1.3 8gig.
I also noticed that I couldn't open a chm file to save my life so I installed mobileCHM and set it to use lighttpd for display. (in settings there is a toggle for Apache or lighttpd) it works fine now!
MobileCHM even added a chm folder to my 127.0.0.1 directory. COOL!
link to MobileCHM:
chmod +s /var/Applications/MobileCHM.app/MobileCHM
chmod +s /var/Applications/MobileCHM.app/clit
if your apps are not in var and this doesn't work then you might want to try:
# chmod -R 755 MobileCHM.app/MobileCHM
# chmod -R 755 MobileCHM.app/clit
I guess you can PM me and I can tell you the one I used. Maybe a Moderator can let us know if I can post the URL.
I connect to my phone via an sftp program and drag the files over to the var/root/Sites folder and they show up in the list when I go to mobile safari.
you can add folders within the sites folder to create a display directory.
I don't see any reason for you to have to navigate to http//127.0.0.1/.dirlist/.
what you are describing is what it is supposed to do. you just need to add documents...
Let me know if this helped. I could be in the wrong ball park from your question
Last edited by sabanir; 03-25-2008 at 09:16 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
03-26-2008, 03:05 AM #59
Everyone can freely delete
03-26-2008, 03:34 AM #60
Thank you for your reply
my question is how do I add files to .dirlist (I would really appreciate it if you can guide me step by step)
By the way when using Mobile TextEdit and editing then saving - most times the changes don't even happen. The file goes to the way it was before. I don't understand this. I try rebooting the phone to see if changes may take effect that way but no dice.
I am running a iPhone unlocked with ziphone on 1.1.4 that my brother got me from NYC. I am in Greece now and am trying to figure this out and it's driving me up the wall.
How (exactly) step by step) do I add either word documents, or PDF files to my iPhone or .dirlist? What do I use can i move the PDF files on my iPhone using MobileFinder (and I don't even know how to do that) can I send them through wifi using DropCopy?
Do I transfer using dock and some other program maybe the Mac utilities program Terminal.app ? - and if so what command lines do I type to send the files to iphone and to the .dirlist so I can see them in my web.browser and what address do I type in the web browser.
I am really confused . . . .