Root How to Root a Atrix 4g WITH OUT a PC

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by elsammons, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. elsammons

    elsammons New Member
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    I have a Motorola Atrix 4G 4.5.91 which I would like to root; however, like many others it seems I have NO access to windows (a PC). I have Linux and I have Mac OS X; does any one have directions or a link for how to root a Atrix 4G from Linux and / or Mac OS X?

    Thank you!
     

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  2. D-U-R-X

    D-U-R-X turbo drinker
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    Hello and welcome to the forums - thanks for joining!

    Just been going through some unanswered threads and came across yours... thought I'd try and help out.

    I am not sure about actually rooting your phone, but have you considered dual booting in linux, so that you can use windows to root your phone?
     
  3. evilbastard

    evilbastard Well-Known Member
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    If you have the Android SDK installed, as well as the fastboot tools, you can use the same method described in this link. Commands will work just the same.

    [ROOT] 2.3.4 using fastboot

    As long as your Linux install sees the phone when connected via usb, you should be able to use the above link to root it.
     

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