[1st Gen] what best Rom for Kindle ?


Last Updated: 2012-09-06 03:34:39
  1. lincu5

    lincu5 New Member

    who can tell me which the best Rom for kindle is ?

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  2. ChicagoGOBLUE

    ChicagoGOBLUE New Member

    I've only tried one, CM7 SoS:

    forum(dot)xda-developers(dot)com/showthread.php?t=1390773

    It's very, very good.
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  3. lincu5

    lincu5 New Member

    i was found but see nothing, plz, give me more details. thanks
  4. Airmaxx23

    Airmaxx23 Well-Known Member

    You can find the info about installing it HERE.
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  5. yjkoh

    yjkoh Member

    also running cm7, i tried cm9, but netflix doesn't work on it, so I flashed back to cm7.
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  6. rogue_slc_vzw_rep

    rogue_slc_vzw_rep Well-Known Member

    Running CM7 here. It works great and looks great with an ics theme sitting on top of it.
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  7. copracr

    copracr Member

    I've been running the CM7 for a few weeks now, is there any update for a working CM9 (working with video I mean)
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  8. Airmaxx23

    Airmaxx23 Well-Known Member

    The new kernel is coming along nicely for CM9/ICS, currently HD video is working but there are some other bugs that need to be worked out. You can check it out HERE.
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  9. dautley

    dautley VIP Member VIP Member

    Just to inject my two cents the stock ROM isn't bad if you like the free cloud storage for all of your music, books, and apps. And it does what I expected the Fire to do.
    I suppose CM7/9 gives it that "cool factor" though.
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  10. copracr

    copracr Member

    I didn't mind it. The deal breaker for me to switch was Android market and Swype. there was a lot of good things about the stock ROM but not enough to keep it
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  11. thebryceee

    thebryceee Well-Known Member

    You do know that you can install the market on rooted stock right?
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  12. copracr

    copracr Member

    Yea, Ithought about it, but I was already using the go launcher and by the time you root it you can be running CM7 in 10 minutes. If I used amazon's video or online services I would have thought twice but I use it primarily for web browsing and games. That's why I wanted the swype so bad. Punching out letters one key at a time was killing me.
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  13. dfoster87

    dfoster87 New Member


    I noticed on my KF after I rooted and installed vending.apk with gapps and framework, process market kept crashing. Flashed to cm9 and haven't had any issues so far.
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  14. copracr

    copracr Member

    I had that problem with cm9 after I didnt wipe cahe when I flashed it. I settled on the CM7 because of netflix playback support but the CM9 is NICE. I'm hoping CM9 gets polished up here soon cause the Acer Iconia is calling my name already and I dont need to be buying toys right now.
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  15. a2frankw

    a2frankw New Member

    Am running aokp_otter_build-36 with android 4.0.4 It's like a swiss clock!
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  16. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    I've been running CM9 Energy ROM for quite a while, but I may have to check aokp out for this device. ;)
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  17. 350X

    350X Well-Known Member

    Are you using a different tablets ID on the google play market, or does it ID as a Kindle Fire and download apps for it?

    I just fear going that far into it, and Amazon black list the KF on play like carries have with some apps and phones.
  18. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Well-Known Member

    I need to check that out. I'm running glazed ics and so far so good.
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  19. UncleBud

    UncleBud Well-Known Member

    +1, haven't had a minute's trouble with this rom
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  20. hortstu

    hortstu Well-Known Member

    OH MY GOD I FEEL YOUR PAIN! I don't even want to use the thing with the stock keyboard. I've got to get rooted.
  21. copracr

    copracr Member

    Just finished watching 2 movies on netflix at work with this ROM. Nice...just nice. If it stays stable I think I've done my final flash.
  22. agadida

    agadida Well-Known Member

    im using eyecandy 4.04 right now. havent ventured off to jellybean land yet. another rom i loved was hellfire for ics. the others just really didnt appeal to me as much as these two.
  23. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Well-Known Member

    The CM10 port with SG7 enhancements is the best JB rom out there right now IMHO. Check the sticky for the link. Runs really smooth and I haven't had any issues at all.
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  24. agadida

    agadida Well-Known Member

    i'll have to check that one out. i was lookin at hellfire jelly bean since ive used that one before. but never hurts to test different ones out.
  25. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Well-Known Member

    That's the best thing....just download both and flash both. LOL. Just keep a backup in case you decide to go back. I'm sure Hellfire is good....the GB and ICS versions were good. But the one I mentioned just has not given me much reason to switch to anything else.

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