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The title says it all really :p

thanks.

asked 25 Feb '11, 06:31

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What's the purpose?, why not just restore.

(25 Feb '11, 07:20) venusanann venusanann's gravatar image

because my cydia doesnt work and if i restore i have to mess about setting my themes up and stuff

(25 Feb '11, 07:51) JCKH1 JCKH1's gravatar image

I think removing Cydia is more than just deleting Cydia.app, you may well be just delaying the restore process in trying to do what you want to do. All I can say is good luck and let us know how you get on.

(25 Feb '11, 08:01) venusanann venusanann's gravatar image

why don't you try to manually reinstall Cydia ?? Download Cydia deb , open mobileterminal , su/alpine and dpkg -i Cydia.xxx-iphoneos-arm.deb

link

answered 25 Feb '11, 08:10

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Coz it's already probably there, albeit not working correctly, and the general consensus from what I've seen is never to install Cydia over itself. It will only add more problems, but of course the final decision lies with the OP.

(25 Feb '11, 08:47) venusanann venusanann's gravatar image

i dont have mobileterimal :(

(25 Feb '11, 08:55) JCKH1 JCKH1's gravatar image

I install Cydia over itself all the time. I even downgrade sometimes. I was the using the non-released version 3366-7 until lately, but it started having lots of POSIX errors so I backed off to 3366-1, which is working fine. (on an iPT3 4.1/gp). The other thing you might have to do is install a package called "essential" first before you reinstall cydia, but that usually isn't necessary. "essential" is here:

http://apt.saurik.com/debs/essential_0-1_iphoneos-arm.deb

(25 Feb '11, 10:17) Lanulos Lanulos's gravatar image

Does it replace/overwrite corrupt or missing files, or do they remain to be so.

(25 Feb '11, 10:29) venusanann venusanann's gravatar image
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