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Thread: Can an iPhone install desktop console .debs?

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    Default Can an iPhone install desktop console .debs?
    Can an iPhone 3G, jailbroken and running Whited00r 6 and iOS 3.1.3 use its dpkg command to install .debs for console applications on Linux desktops? I was hoping to install GHCi and some other console applications. Would it work, or might it break my phone? Thanks for your help.

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    Wouldn't have thought so. Linux apps don't run under osx so even less likely they'd run under iOS

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    It seems unlikely but .debs are source code, so if the dpkg has the appropriate compilers it should compile for the iPhone just like Cydia packages do. I can't see why it won't work even though it seems that it shouldn't.

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