This is a tutorial on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of your A5-Powered iPhone 4S or iPad 2 running on iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1 using the newly released Absinthe. For Mac, Linux and Windows
Step One Download the latest version of Absinthe. Links below. Step Two Double click to extract/launch the Absinthe application. Step Three Connect your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to the computer via USB. Step Four Click the Jailbreak button to begin Step Five The application will take you through several steps. Step Six On your device, locate the Absinthe icon and press it to complete your jailbreak
Note: Make sure to do a backup of your device in iTunes because you may lose you Camera Roll during this process.Do it at your own risk.
If the server is down and you get an Error establishing a database connection message then tap the Settings icon on your springboard and turn on VPN.
You will get a configuration error; however, after about a minute your device will reboot with Cydia on the Springboard!