UNOFFICIAL - Rebug 3.55.2 w/ Rebug Update Package 0.4 & Privacy Patch + Optional $Bling$ Patch!
UNOFFICIAL - Rebug 3.55.2 w/Rebug Update Package 0.4 & Privacy Patch + Optional $Bling$ Patch!
My third release of this patch series. Better late than never I guess. :P
If you don't know what this is, see the original two release threads:
First Release - Details what the Privacy patch does (outdated download)
Second Release - Details on $Bling$ patch (also outdated download)
A few notes:
-The Rebug team silently updated the download of the Rebug 3.55.2 release on their site on August 19th. This new PUP has Update pack 0.2 integrated into it already, including Rebug Selector 1.6, which was previously not being upgraded correctly via their update packs. This new Privacy Patch / $Bling$ Patch requires this new release. This patch will *not* work on the original July 1st release PUP.
Download here: REBUG 3.41.3 and 3.55.2 | Codename: REBUG
-At the time of this writing, Rebug's official mirror urls of "ps3bins.com/net/org" are broken.
Simply replace the domain part of the url with "consolebins.com" to download their files.
-The $BLING$ patch features a new dynamic theme:
Credits to andrewrich for this creation: Rebug 3.55 v2 dynamic theme updated - PS3Hax Network - Playstation 3 Hacks and Mods
($BLING$ patch includes version 5 of his theme directly in Flash0)
Again, all credit to the Rebug team for their continually amazing PS3 firmware. :D
Remember, you can use MultiMan to download game updates just fine with the Privacy patch installed. There should be *no* other reason for your PS3 to contact any of the other Sony servers!
This patch prevents your system from "accidentally" getting updated via internet System Update!
Original REBUG_3.55.2_PS3UPDAT.PUP = 9F300F02A08EC16A91A17B5ADD399885 (August 19th re-release!)
Converted to REBUG 3.55.2 + Update 0.4 Privacy = A4D538AC20685B4E5ED81CA6E953FD10
Converted to REBUG 3.55.2 + Update 0.4 Privacy $Bling$ = 80DD62736B87B4C78F92A3FB1CECE374
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Off topic pro tips, notes and rants:
-Edit your MultiMan options INI to save downloaded game updates to hdd0:/packages, to easily install them from the Package Manager anytime.
-Alternatively, when MultiMan completes a download, it prompts you if you wish to quit immediately to the XMB to install the PKG files. If you chose to do so at *THAT* prompt, MultiMan will poke the memory to redirect the path of
"Standard Package Location" (root of connected USB device), to the path of that last downloaded PKG, usually on the HDD.
-The same path redirect is performed if you click on a PKG file through MultiMan's file explorer. Simply click, and check the "Standard Package Location" menu, under the Package Manager in Rebug. This redirect is a session only fix. The path will revert to default on a PS3 reboot.
-Several people have been asking me about integrating the "Homebrew Channel" concept from NFW into Rebug, which in its present state I'm against. Why? - Because so many people seem to miss one of the most basic features of the PS3 itself; Album sorting. The Homebrew Channel only provides a list of installed apps, with no sorting what so ever.
1) Simply tap the square button on the Game menu of the XMB, untill it switches to sorting by Album.
2) Use triangle to access the "Information" option on any installed application. Press the cross key on the flashing Album text prompt highlight, and type a category name out by hand. Apps, Games, Emulators, etc.
3) For time saving purposes, make use of the PS3's predictive text option. First clear the dictionary via the option under XMB System Settings -> "Delete Predictive Text Dictionary"
4) After you type out a category name once for a given app, the next app you want under the same category, simply type the first letter and make note of the predictive text on the right. Simply move the cursor over and click it to set the same name.
5) Sadly, just like the PSP, the PS3 sorts albums by time stamp rather than alphabetically. If you want to organize your apps in the menus, you'll need to remove all of them first, then install the PKG's again starting with the last item you want to appear in the list, and ending with the first.
6) The Album will adopt the icon from the last installed entry to it's Album name. If you're up tight to have things ordered a certain way, you'll have to uninstall and reinstall apps to match your preference
-There have been several applications for the PSP to adjust the time stamps on homebrew folders to reorder them on the XMB. The PS3 appears to keep a separate records file for installation dates rather than check the "last modified" time stamp on the folders. I'll continue to explore the firmware for a means to adjust the timestamps for easy sorting. Perhaps a homebrew application could be made to adjust just that. :)