We had earlier covered how to Jailbreak your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Untethered using Absinthe and CLI. While the Linux version became available just today the process to jailbreak your device on Linux can be difficult as there is no iTunes available for Linux.
First to jailbreak your A5 device on Linux you need to install libimobiledevice package, this is very essential for your Linux computer to be able to communicate with your iDevice. However the process is very simple and can be done by these following steps.
How to Install libimobiledevice package
Step 1 : Launch Terminal and type sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmcenery/ppa
Step 2 : Install it and accept any warnings if prompted.
Step 3 : Now type sudo apt-get update
Step 4 : Head to the Linux software center and search for libimobiledevice.
Install the libimobiledevice-utils package and reboot your computer. Now your Linux computer can communicate with any iOS device even without iTunes.
However the steps mentioned above are for the Ubuntu. If you are using any other version of Linux than the steps may differ. For more information on how to install libimobiledevice on your version of Linux click here.
How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Untethered On Linux Version Of Absinthe :
Step 1 : Download Absinthe version for Linux from here.
Step 2 : Depending of which version of computer you have choose absinthe.x86 for 32 bit or absinthe.x64 for 64 bit.
Step 3 : Connect your iDevice in switched on state to your computer using the U.S.B cable.
Step 4 : Click on Jailbreak on the Absinthe tool and let the tool complete its process. No user intervention is required and you do not need to type any more commands.
Step 5 : Once the process is complete you will notice an Absinthe Icon on your HomeScreen tap on it and launch it and your device will now reboot.
Once you done the last step now on your Homescreen the Absinthe Icon will be replaced by the Cydia icon and you now have a untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S or iPad 2.
If you face any problem during the process do comment below for troubleshooting.
For a step by step tutorial on How to Jailbreak your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Untethered using the Absinthe click here.
For more information on how to Jailbreak your A4 device using Corona or redsn0w click here.
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