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Old July 22nd, 2010, 07:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Root and Linux

Want to root my droid. I only use Linux and do not have access to a wimblows box that I can install software. I also have a small harddrive on my laptop. So I don't have the room or desire to setup a virtual box. It seems to mee that I should be able to do all the work I need on this Linux based phone from Linux. Not depend on some other operating system.

I have looked through forums, and what Google brings up. I have have found bits and pieces, but no good tutorial for just using linux to get the job done.

As I understand it this is the process to root and install a custom ROM.

Install the SBF file to flash the droid to stock 2.0.1 to have vulnerability to be able to flash custom ROM. Also install recovery utility.

Download ROM move to root of sd card as update.zip.

Make backup of my phone. Move backup to computer.

Wipe memory.

Appply update.zip

When I reboot I have rooted phone with custom ROM.

Am I missing something?

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