Tweaks Can Now Modify Cydia

Tweaks Can Now Modify Cydia

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Saurik has released Cydia 1.1.19, an update that makes the app run as 'mobile' instead of 'root', and allows tweaks to modify Cydia itself.

How this will affect you: After you install this upgrade, you may be surprised to see that your installed tweaks are modifying Cydia. For example, if you have a tweak installed that improves how the keyboard works in all apps, it will now improve keyboards in Cydia as well.

Tweaks may have problems: Some tweaks may have bugs in how they affect Cydia, such as applying an odd color to a piece of text, because their developers have not been able to test this before. Please be patient and give developers time to update their tweaks — you can often follow them on Twitter for news and updates. You can temporarily uninstall a tweak if it is causing problems for you.

What if something goes wrong? If you install a tweak that causes Cydia to be unusable, you can fix it by booting your device with Cydia Substrate disabled (which also disables all tweaks). To do this: turn off your device, and turn it on while pressing the volume up button until it finishes booting. Then open Cydia, uninstall the buggy tweak, and reboot again to go back into normal mode.

You can update to the new version of Cydia from the Changes tab.


Tweaks Can Now Modify Cydia
anarki - July 4, 2015 at 12:39am
Cydia is restarting and conflicting with PMP (Protect my Privacy) since 1.1.19 update. Anyone else having this issue ?
Vida - July 3, 2015 at 7:07pm
Scary shit, Chinese came w that stupid idea
odedo1 - July 3, 2015 at 4:28pm
This is cool, think of the implications, one tweak could run another opening a whole new world if they play it right.
Peter99 - July 3, 2015 at 2:07pm
He had to do this in order to be able to control our phones! biatch
Vanimox - July 3, 2015 at 12:29pm
Cydia has always run as root, why the sudden change to have it run as mobile?
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