1. wengland09's Avatar
    I have an iPhone 2G that I'm letting my friend use. The phone works fine except wifi just wont work. I have restored a few times and it is on 3.0 so i finally gave up. But i need to get him BossPrefs to turn off Edge so he doesnt accidentally use it and run up a large bill. Can anyone help me? I could SSH in and install it but the thing is i cant get on Cydia to install openSSH... Any help? Im on a MacbookPro if you need to know.
    2009-07-29 01:45 AM
  2. StealthBravo's Avatar
    No BossPrefs for 3.0, use sbsettings.
    2009-07-29 01:48 AM
  3. ianbroste's Avatar
    I dono about your wifi issues but i'd use sbsettings instead of bossprefs. Why can't you just get into cydia over edge?
    2009-07-29 01:48 AM
  4. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    opps And SBSettings would be the correct choice now.
    Last edited by Bo Troxell; 2009-07-29 at 01:52 AM.
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    2009-07-29 01:48 AM
  5. StealthBravo's Avatar
    2009-07-29 01:49 AM
  6. wengland09's Avatar
    The problem is my WiFI is broken... and I don't have a data plan... so downloading SBSettings via Edge would be like 10 bucks.
    2009-07-29 01:52 AM
  7. StealthBravo's Avatar
    you need to find a copy of the .deb and then use a program like diskaid to copy it into your phone at /var/mobile. Then use mobile terminal to install the .deb.
    2009-07-29 01:55 AM
  8. wengland09's Avatar
    can you get me the .deb file?
    2009-07-29 02:03 AM
  9. ianbroste's Avatar
    Oh I see. I was confused I thought you were using the phone and had the data plan and are gonna jailbreaking/disable edge and give it to your friend to use.
    2009-07-29 02:08 AM
  10. wengland09's Avatar
    yeah. so im kinda stuck... dunno what to do
    2009-07-29 02:14 AM
  11. StealthBravo's Avatar
    Here you go:


    mobile substrate.deb

    Install both of these. Mobilesubstrate first
    2009-07-29 02:23 AM
  12. wengland09's Avatar
    ok thanks, but what program do i use to get into my iphone? i used to use a program on my pc, but im not sure what to use for mac now. and ill have to connect my iphone to my mac right? because im not on wifi
    2009-07-29 02:32 AM
  13. StealthBravo's Avatar
    connect your phone via usb sync cable. Then run diskaid. DiskAid for Mac Download
    2009-07-29 02:37 AM
  14. wengland09's Avatar
    ok thanks man!

    ok i used diskaid and added the two .deb files. and i then i used fileaid, an app off the itunes store to see them on my phone. but when i click on then in the app it says the file types arent supported??
    Last edited by wengland09; 2009-07-29 at 02:47 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    2009-07-29 02:47 AM
  15. StealthBravo's Avatar
    You have to run mobile terminal.

    dpkg -i <debfile>
    2009-07-29 02:49 AM
  16. wengland09's Avatar
    but i don't have mobile terminal on the phone...
    2009-07-29 02:50 AM
  17. StealthBravo's Avatar
    I am not sure how to unpack the .debs without being in command line mode.
    2009-07-29 02:53 AM
  18. wengland09's Avatar
    well damn...
    2009-07-29 02:56 AM