Installing SFTP

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by linshiwen, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. linshiwen macrumors member

    Aug 19, 2007
    Ok, Im following this excellent tutorial:

    and Ive done it successfully once before, but since the 1.0.2 update, obviously I have to do it again.

    Im on step 13:

    In the Terminal type: ssh -l root (YOUR IP) Enter your password when prompted and press enter. Type: cd /usr/libexec (etc...)

    but everytime I press "spacebar" inbetween "cd" and "/usr/libexec" terminal disconnects from the iphone IP!

    Am I doing something really stupid and wrong? I cant figure out why spacebar after cd makes it disconnect.

    *edit - As it turns out, its not the space that makes it disconnect - its entering a third character. I can enter two characters, but a third character kicks me off...

  2. The General macrumors 601

    Jul 7, 2006
    Don't install SFTP this way. Please follow the instructions in this post:

    If you can, sync your phone with iTunes, restore, and apply the hacks with this program. It is the cleanest way to jailbreak, cleanest way to install apps, and the easiest too ...

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