Jailbreak iPhone 4 with Redsn0w windows version on Ubuntu machine
Jailbreak iPhone 4 with Redsn0w on your Linux machine
In order to Jailbreak iPhone 4 with Redsn0w, you need to have either a Windows Machine or a Mac OS machine. The iPhone Dev-Team did not release a Linux Redsn0w version, so all the Linux users need to find alternative ways to perform a Jailbreak iPhone 4. We have covered how to use Redsn0w on linux with the Whine software (Run Redsn0w on Linux with Whine and jailbreak your iDevice), but there are a few more ways to Jailbreak iPhone 4 with Redsn0w on your Linux machine.
Redsn0w on linux with Virtual Machine – Jailbreak iPhone 4
Whine is not always very liable to run windows applications, so there is a way to bring Windows operating system inside your Ubuntu/Linux computer. There are many application that can provide you this, such as Virtual Box, VMware Player or KVM which are free to use.
The only drawback of using this programs, is that you might need to have a strong computer, but nowdays most of them are able to run them very easily.
In order to able to run windows to your Linux machine, you need to have the Windows operating system in *.iso format, so you can be able to load them to the Virtual Machine software. There are two modes for the Virtual softwares you can use, the seamless mode and the VMware’s Unity mode. To get a general idea, you will normally run your Ubuntu operating system and using the resources of your computer you will be able to run a Windows operating system too.
Why to load Windows to Jailbreak iPhone 4 and not just use Whine?
By loading the Windows to your computer, and run redsn0w to Jailbreak iPhone 4, it is certain that you will not encounter any difficulties or errors. Whine, although it is easier and quicker to install and use it, it might give you some errors and in some occasion it will not be able to run redsn0w and Jailbreak iPhone 4.
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