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lucky8926

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#1
I installed the My Ebay app from installer but I can't find anywhere that explains how to set it up.... I have the token and widget on my mac, but how do I get the info to my phone?
 

420greg

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#2
On your Mac:

1. Install and register the widget "eBay Watcher" on your mac.
2. Run Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access on your Mac and select the item eBayWacher
3. Your token is the entire entry in "Show password" field

On iPhone:

1. Install My Ebay via Installer.app
2. Install OpenSSH (if you have not already done so)
3. SSH into your iPhone
4. Type: vim /Applications/My\ eBay.app\Data.plist
5. Find the key for Token and place the token from your Mac's widget in there (if you have never used vim, press i to insert before typing, then press ESC when you are done).
6. Type: :wq
 

lucky8926

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Jun 16, 2007
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#3
On your Mac:

1. Install and register the widget "eBay Watcher" on your mac.
2. Run Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access on your Mac and select the item eBayWacher
3. Your token is the entire entry in "Show password" field

On iPhone:

1. Install My Ebay via Installer.app
2. Install OpenSSH (if you have not already done so)
3. SSH into your iPhone
4. Type: vim /Applications/My\ eBay.app\Data.plist
5. Find the key for Token and place the token from your Mac's widget in there (if you have never used vim, press i to insert before typing, then press ESC when you are done).
6. Type: :wq
got it all until step 3.... SSH into your iPhone? I installed SSH but don't see an icon on my iPhone.
 

420greg

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#4
There will not be an icon. In runs in the BSD subsystem.

Download FUGU and use it to ssh to your phone.

Your phone has to be on the same wi-fi network of your mac. It does not need to be cradled.

user: root
pass: dottie
port 22
 

lucky8926

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Jun 16, 2007
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#5
I'm not using wifi, and don't know what ssh'ing my phone means.... I'm a little new to all of this can you explain it kindergarten style for me?;)
 

Tinman

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Jul 16, 2007
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#8
So the only way I can get the my ebay to work on my iPhone is if my mac is on a wifi connection?
Not necessarily.

You could edit the plist on your Mac, as instructed here:
http://homepage.mac.com/jordy2/ebaywatcher/USA/iPhone.html

(That page has a link to download the app, which contains the plist.)

Once you have the edited plist on your Mac, you could then use Sendspace.com to upload it (you can setup an account if needed, it's free).

Then you could install iShare on the iPhone and use that to download the plist from SendSpace. You'll likely need to delete the copy on the iPhone before downloading.


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Mike