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I got yalu jailbreak on my iPhone 6 Plus running ios 10.2. The problem I have is when I open cydia it keeps saying Cydia Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status. What is this? How do I fix this? I found a guide that said to get mobile terminal using cydia impactor, but when I open MOBILE Terminal, it says ForK exception. Can not fork inside sandbox. Now what do I do?

Copy /var/lib/ from another ios device with cydia installed. Copy apt, cydia, dpkg, misc folders Past to /var/mobile/Downloads

Using PC, download program IFunBox if you don't have it, cconnect device to pc. Find the download folder using IFunBox. Copy those folders that were pasted there, somewhere on the computer. Now connect device that is having cydia issue. Paste it into the download folder of your device when using IfunBox again.

Then you need to get the app Filza.ipa transferred to the device using cydia impactor. find it as Deb on website, convert it ipa using IPA maker.

Now using cydia impactor you transfer the filza ipa file to the device. Open Filza on the device and find the download folder. Copy those folders and go to the /var/ directory and create "lib" folder. Then you will paste those folders into that created folder. Close the app and open cydia. It should load correctly now. You might have to delete cydia substrate if the tweaks don't load in settings.


answered 03 Feb '17, 14:17

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edited 03 Feb '17, 14:26

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Asked: 30 Jan '17, 23:16

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