Here’s a guide on how to install and uninstall .deb files on your jailbroken iPhone / iPod Touch.

How to Install (Method 1) :

  • SSH your iPhone and go to /var/root/Media/Cydia/AutoInstall Copy the .deb file there and that just reboot  your device. If  Autoinstall folder is not lying in /var/root/Media/Cydia then you can create it yourself.

How to Install (Method 2) :

  • SSH into iPhone – using iPhoneTunnel if your on Windows , Cyberduck if your on MacOS.
  • Copy .deb file into tmp folder
  • Quit Cydia if its running
  • Hit Ctrl+T in WinSCP and run the following command : dpkg -i /tmp/name.deb ( just to make sure : you replace name.deb with the actual name of the deb file )
  • After installation, you can delete the .deb file

How to Uninstall :

To uninstall the .deb file simply uninstall the app you installed via .deb file. You can use Cydia, Icy or Cydelete to uninstall from sprinboard too.

[Thx Daniel for the info]

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