Installing .deb file on iPhone/iPod Touch

1. SSH into your device as root by using the and issue the following command:
ssh root@ (You must replace with your device’s actual IP address.)

2. Next, quit any applications on iPhone/iPod (Cydia if it is running), and issue the following Terminal command to start installation: dpkg -i /tmp/”name.deb”

(Replace “name.deb” with the actual filename of your .deb)

You may delete the .deb file after completing installation.

3. Did I forget to tell you, put the file you are installing into the /tmp folder on the iPhone/iPod. I like using Transmit for Mac for SFTPing files back-and-forth.


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