Good luck, it would seem Linux loves having some users jump through hoops for certain things. i just figured out how to eliminate some of those hoops
I do not know that 'TMO' is but i can help with disabling sys alerts about new updates.
Samsung Galaxy S3 (Stock, rooted TouchWiz)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (non-rooted, stock)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (obsolete, slow, rooted)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition