How to transfer files to and from Ipad and PC or MAC using SSH via winscp or cyberduck

July 29, 2010 by  
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In this iPad guide, you will learn how to SSH into iPad 3G, WiFi. In order SSH into iPad we are going to use WinSCP for Windows and CyberDuck for Mac. Once you SSH into iPad, you’ll be able to explore your iPad contents just like any other hard disk drive.

ssh into ipadWhat is SSH: SSH stands for Secure Shell. It allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices. A protocol that allows you to access your iPad from your desktop PC or MAC and execute commands on it (thus allowing you to copy any kind of data to and from the iPad without iTunes). It’s also used for a lot of customization things if you know what you’re doing.

How to jailbreak your ipad firmware 3.2 with spirit

July 29, 2010 by  
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Spirit is a very simple tool for windows or mac, and it requires less than a minute to jailbreak an iPad. Go to Spirit’s official website and download the .zip archive, extract it and fire up Spirit.app. It will ask you to plug a device in.

Plug your iPad in, but back it up with iTunes first. It’s very recommended to do so because the jailbreak apps for the iPad are still very buggy and unstable, so it’s better if you save everything before going further. Now the magic comes in: click on the jailbreak button and you’re done!