Can you use ssh WITHOUT wifi?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by chopstix, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. chopstix macrumors newbie

    Oct 5, 2008
    Hey guys...longtime lurker first time poster. First off want to say all of you guys have helped me tremendously in my unlocking all are an invaluable resource for iphone info.

    Ok enough brown-noseing, here's my question: I have an unlocked/jailbroken 1st gen 16g iphone with winterboard, boss prefs, custom themes, etc already installed. I want to mix & match/add & remove icons and whatnot on the springboard but i seems the only way to do this is through OpenSSH (or some alternative).

    Now here's the problem: it seems that my wifi connection isnt strong enough for my iphone to pick up so i cant ssh into it that way. Is there a way to do all of the functions OpenSSH offers without using wifi? Is there a way to use it while the phone is connected via the usb?

    Oh yeah, i have a black macbook if that helps.

  2. STC macrumors 6502a

    May 14, 2008
  3. TheConfuzed1 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 4, 2003
    Go to the WiFi icon in your menu bar, and create a virtual network. This will create a signal that your phone can connect to.
  4. macdim macrumors 6502

    Oct 16, 2007

    Just click on the airport icon in the menu bar, click "create network", and let it do its thing. Then, on your iPhone, connect to the network and you're set.

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