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I have pwned my iphone and I notice that there are a lot of apps within cydia that are pre-installed. Does anyone know the apps that I can SAFELY uninstall
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    Default Which Apps can I safely remove from CYDIA (2.0)
    I have pwned my iphone and I notice that there are a lot of apps within cydia that are pre-installed.

    Does anyone know the apps that I can SAFELY uninstall from cydia? I am trying to conserve as much battery power as possible. Thanks!

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    Apps installed by Cydia do not use power all by themselves. They do use up a minute amount of disk space which you can circumvent by using Expert Mode in Pwnage Tool 2.0. Default partition size is 500 MB, I made mine 750 MB and it has lots free for swap or whatever the phone needs. Did this on both my first gen and my 3G phone.
    Leave the pre-installed Cydia stuff alone and if it informs you of updates for things, by all means do them. Once it says Complete at the top, you can tap the Close Window button and bottom then press the Home button, let it respring and you're good to go.
    I came, I saw, I forgot what the hell I was there for.

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    Same question as scrutman.

    It's great that Cydia was available to unlock my phone which someone upgraded to 2.0, but Cydia installs dozzzzzzzzens of apps without user having choices at install.

    My brother will be using the phone abroad and I want minimum apps on phone so that he can install other whan available.

    What can I remove or what should I not remove.

    Thanks in advance

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    Good question, any one have an answer?

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    I'd like to know this as well.

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    All those apps are part of the BSD sub-system.
    You really don't want to remove any of them.
    But if you must.

    You absolutely can not remove these if you expect Cydia to work.
    Code:
    APT
    Base Structure
    Bash
    Berkeley DB
    BigBoss's Source
    bzip2
    Core Utilities
    Cydia Installer
    Cydia's Source Set
    Darwin Tools
    Debian Packager
    Diff Utilities
    diskdev-cmds
    dpkg
    Find Utilities
    gettext
    GNU Privacy Guard
    gzip
    libgcc
    libutil
    libxml2
    ModMyI's Source
    New Curses
    OpenSSL
    pcre
    readline
    sed
    shell-cmds
    system-cmds
    Tape Archive
    ZodTTD's Source
    That should leave you with:
    Code:
    adv-cmds - 188K
    ARM Floating Point - 32K
    Gawk - 1.2M
    grep - 164K
    inetutils - 3.3M
    less - 240K
    libresolv - 264K
    nano - 292K
    network-cmds - 832K
    New Vi - 584K
    rsync - 436K
    SQlite v3 - 1.1M
    unzip - 316K
    zip - 232K
    Saving a whopping 9MB.
    Hardly a show stopper for a multi-gigabyte device.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moppsy View Post
    All those apps are part of the BSD sub-system.
    You really don't want to remove any of them.
    But if you must.

    You absolutely can not remove these if you expect Cydia to work.
    Code:
    APT
    Base Structure
    Bash
    Berkeley DB
    BigBoss's Source
    bzip2
    Core Utilities
    Cydia Installer
    Cydia's Source Set
    Darwin Tools
    Debian Packager
    Diff Utilities
    diskdev-cmds
    dpkg
    Find Utilities
    gettext
    GNU Privacy Guard
    gzip
    libgcc
    libutil
    libxml2
    ModMyI's Source
    New Curses
    OpenSSL
    pcre
    readline
    sed
    shell-cmds
    system-cmds
    Tape Archive
    ZodTTD's Source
    That should leave you with:
    Code:
    adv-cmds - 188K
    ARM Floating Point - 32K
    Gawk - 1.2M
    grep - 164K
    inetutils - 3.3M
    less - 240K
    libresolv - 264K
    nano - 292K
    network-cmds - 832K
    New Vi - 584K
    rsync - 436K
    SQlite v3 - 1.1M
    unzip - 316K
    zip - 232K
    Saving a whopping 9MB.
    Hardly a show stopper for a multi-gigabyte device.
    i agree removing 9 mbs isnt worth it, especially since it might cause problems on future installations thats might require these things, I would keep them, but if you install openssh just use bossprefs to disable it when your not using it, people say that ssh drains your battery life

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