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  1. jxker

    jxker Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    on .4 it said an update was available for the toolkit, i went to update and it said it would remove the older version then download the newer one, it removed the older one but never installed the updated one...any ideas??
     

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  2. GirLuvsDroid

    GirLuvsDroid Well-Known Member

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    From MrBlippy, the BB Toolkit developer (copied from his thread at Alldroid):

    What do I do if the Toolkit is missing?
    To fix this, you can open a terminal and execute the 'toolkit -up' command* which will pull down the most current version of the Toolkit. The script, when run from a terminal, is always there as a fail-safe if you should lose the app for any reason.
     
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    jxker Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    didnt work and thanks for reply on other site too!
     
  4. GirLuvsDroid

    GirLuvsDroid Well-Known Member

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    Do you have Root Explorer? If so, go to /system/xbin and scroll down to toolkit. Check and see if the permissions are set to rwxr-xr-x. If they're not, tap Mount R/W and long-press on toolkit, select Permissions and check all the boxes under Read, the first box under Write, and all the boxes under Execute. Hit okay, tap Mount R/O and reboot, then type

    su
    toolkit -up

    If the permissions are already set correctly, then I'm out of ideas.
     
  5. jxker

    jxker Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    here is the output

    wget: bad address "mrblippy.net"
    unable to chmod /system/app/BBToolkit.apk: no such file or directory
    BB Toolkit Updated
    Bugless Beast by Pete


    this was after i checked the permissions


    thanks for the help, gonna try one more thing then will wait for .5
     
  6. GirLuvsDroid

    GirLuvsDroid Well-Known Member

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    I just asked MrBlippy if he had any ideas. He said to try it again, because "I broke something on my server tonight and had to reboot it twice. I guess he caught it just at the very moment I was rebooting."
     
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    jxker Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    ran "toolkit -cp" and it restored it, will forgo the update for now
    thanks for all the help
     
  8. NiTRo.

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    Ran into he same issue - lost the "extra apps" in BB v.5 after having to clear cache to resolve an issue. Didn't want to go through the process of installing the rom again. Running "toolkit -up" in terminal as root didn't work - would come back saying mrblippy.net was a bad address. The -su switch didn't do anything for me. I did verify the toolkit script had the correct rights too.

    Opened the toolkit script (in /system/xbin/) in vi and in the first few lines I found it was going to a URL of http://mrblippy.net/bbtoolkit/app/BBToolkit.apk (case sensitive). Was able to browse to that URL from my Droid and download the .apk file, then just had to open it & confirm install.

    (depending on your application settings, you may be prompted to change your settings to allow an install from a "non market" source.)
     

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