Jailbreaking iPhone 4S And iPad 2 In Linux [TUTORIAL]

Absinthe Linux

After explaining the procedures to jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on Mac OS X and Windows, we are back with the procedure of jailbreaking these two popular iDevices on Linux.

Since there is no iTunes for Linux, this procedure may sound tricky and difficult but it is very simple to apply. You can easily apply the Absinthe untethered jailbreak on Linux.

We have video and procedure to explain it easily.

Follow this procedure to apply untethered jailbreak on Linux.

First you need to have limobiledevice on your Linux distribution. This is the procedure to install it. This procedure has been tried on Ubantu:

STEP 1 – In the terminal type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmcenery/ppa

STEP 2 – Accept any warnings that appear.Then click Install.

STEP 3 – Type: sudo apt-get update

STEP 4 – Visit the Ubuntu software center. Search for libimobiledevice, and install libimobiledevice-utils. It might then ask you to reboot. Do so! After you reboot, Linux should recognize your device.

Libimobiledevice

Libimobiledevice

We want to remind our readers that this procedure could differ depending on your Linux distribution, For other distributions of Linux or more information, visit http://www.libimobiledevice.org/

Now that you you know how to install libimobiledevice in your Linux, we proceed to explain how to jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 in your device.

STEP 1 – Install the libimobiledevice package on your Linux distribution. This will enable Linux to talk to your iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and other iOS devices.

STEP 2 – Download Absinthe v0.3 and unpack it on your desktop.

STEP 3 – If you are on a x86 machine, double click absinthe.x86. If you are on a 64-bit machine (likely) double click absinthe.x86_64 to run Absinthe.

Linux Absinthe

STEP 4 – Ensure that your device is powered on. Absinthe should detect your device. Click on Jailbreak.

Linux Absinthe

STEP 5 – Let Absinthe finish the entire process. User intervention is not needed until the process is over. Once the loading bar is complete, you will find the Absinthe icon on your iDevice’s Home screen. Launch it to complete the jailbreak.

Linux Absinthe

STEP 6 – Reboot your device. Now, you should see the Cydia icon on your desktop. The jailbreak procedure is complete.

You thought the procedure would be difficult. But after reading this, you saw that it is easy. What is your feedback on this procedure? Which Linux distribution you have? How helpful this procedure was? Tell us through your valuable comments.

Source: iDownload Blog

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