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scouser75

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Since the iOS 5 jailbreak, Cydia has new "i" sections - iTweaks, iDreamboard etc.

In these sections, apps that are normally charged for in the tweaks, themes etc sections seem to be free. But is there a catch?

There is an option where you can choose to "support" a developer. Any apps that I think are deserving support I have donated for. But I don't want to inadvertently buy a theme thinking its free.

Can anyone confirm the situation with these new sections?
 

Doba

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Did you add a new repo? I'm pretty sure those sections are driven by the repos.
 
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scouser75

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Hi Doba, I did add a repo a couple of days ago, but that was to rectify a problem I was having on Lockinfo.

Since then I haven't added any other Repo's.

I need to check to see if I've been charged for a few things I've downloaded. How does Cydia charge for paid downloads?
 
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Dwalls90

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Hi Doba, I did add a repo a couple of days ago, but that was to rectify a problem I was having on Lockinfo.

Since then I haven't added any other Repo's.

I need to check to see if I've been charged for a few things I've downloaded. How does Cydia charge for paid downloads?

If you're not sure if you've been charged than you haven't! You have to link a paypal account (I think you can use amazon or google too, not positive as I have always used paypal), and then manually transact each purchase.
 
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scouser75

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Thanks Dwalls. In that case I think I'm getting free mods on my phone :confused:
 
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scouser75

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Most are free! Those that are not show up as blue text with a "purchase" instead of "install" option in Cydia.

They sure are, and they sure do. BUT not in the "i" sections that I have. Here, the ones you'd normally have to pay for are also free :eek: UNLESS, of course, that I'm being charged without me knowing or being told about it.

In fact, let me go and check my bank statement. BBS........................
 
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srf4real

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scouser75

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If so, op must have noticed the big blue warning sign before adding that one to Cydia. What's to be confused of?

Woah there tiger! Firstly, I most definitely DID NOT get this warning message.

Secondly, prior to anyone making any insinuations, I suggest they read my first post properly.

Now, going back to the matter in hand, I will go and see what Repo's I have installed. I cannot imagine having installed the one suggested below as I have no intentions what-so-ever of stealing the work of small developers. In fact, I have even contributed to some free apps I have downloaded for my phone and Mac as I deemed they were more than worthy.
 
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HXGuy

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Cydia: "Note: Cannot Locate Package"

I did the jailbreak on my 4s 5.0.1 just now and can open Cydia, but when I go to any package like MyWi or 3G Unrestrictor, it says "Note: Cannot Locate Package".

Anyone know why and how to fix it?
 
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