Root Access Achieved on iPod Touch!

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  1. TurboSC macrumors 65816

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    Wirelessly posted (LGE-VX9900/1.0 UP.Browser/6.2.3.2 (GUI) MMP/2.0)

    this is great news, keep us posted!
     
  4. ShanePod macrumors member

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    Thats the best news i've heard all day!
    The sooner they crack the iPod Touch the more frequent apple will be forced to dish out good updates. Just like like when the psp was cracked sony kept updating the psp with newer better apps to try and compete with all the hacked apps people were coming out with :) (this is just my theory by the way)
     
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    Sweet hopefully by the time I get my Touch they will have the Mail Weather and Maps applications on.
     
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    So anxious to add 3rd party apps to my touch.
     
  7. TurboSC thread starter macrumors 65816

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    it's going to be grand :)

    I'll try to add information onto this post as updates are made I suppose. :)
     
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  9. Rookie1986 macrumors 6502

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    Nah Sony just made it so you had to update to play the newest games, just like they do on the ps3 and going online, but I know what you were meaning :)

    The iPod news is good though, might make apple push out some games, iCal and eMail apps for it atleast
     
  10. Mystikal macrumors 68020

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    Dont forget the MANY MANY secuirty updates they put out. X.X1 and X.X2...
     
  11. TurboSC thread starter macrumors 65816

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    mmmmm I can taste it now.
     
  12. ipodtoucher macrumors 68000

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    i have a good feeling that we will be installing 3rd party apps by the end of the week!...at least i hope
     
  13. SirithX macrumors 6502

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    It's going to be amazing if they're able to rip out the Mail, iCal, Notes and Maps apps from the iPhone and have them working on the Touch. That's all I need to be completely satisfied.
     
  14. dearye macrumors member

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    The mail program and NES emulator would make me happy enough.
     
  15. Vikinguy macrumors 6502

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    Please forgive my ignorance, but how will we install them?
     
  16. SirithX macrumors 6502

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    Drag and drop into the root would be the easiest way.
     
  17. Vikinguy macrumors 6502

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    Sorry, the root?
     
  18. ebel3003 macrumors 6502a

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    I'm not sure how the applications are actually handled by the OS, but I highly doubt that it will be as simple as "dragging to root". Unless we get some sort of Installer, I imagine it will be a series of copying files to different locations such as the application binary into the bin folder and it's resources into a library folder. We'll see, though.
     
  19. tm1000 macrumors member

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    You would have to understand BSD/Unix which is what OSX is based off of.

    root = administrator (on windows)

    I probably wont bother with this as I don't want my device broken with a 1.1.2 update. Learn from your mistakes people!
     
  20. Kaspers macrumors regular

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    Explanation:

    Root of your main mac volume is /Macintosh HD/
    Just the 'start' of the folder tree, just the root :).
     
  21. Kyro macrumors newbie

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    Hopefully they can do something like installer.app
     
  22. ChrisBrightwell macrumors 68020

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    I'm pretty sure that it's just "/", but you've got the right idea. :)
     
  23. TurboSC thread starter macrumors 65816

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    that would be ideal. This should open up a lot of possibilities for distribution / creation of apps.
     
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    Thats the one thing I'm looking forward to.
     

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