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[ROM] Velocity V0.2 | LG Ally | Big Release | Fast | Android 2.1 | Stable

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  1. Trident

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    Optional Scripts:
    -ads [-s] [-b] show or block ads
    -astro [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Astro File Manager
    -browser [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore browser app
    -calc [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Calculator app
    -carhome [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Car Home app
    -corpcal [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Corporate Calendar app
    -cpuinfo displays CPU information
    -droidboot disable or enable Droid boot animation
    -email [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Email app
    -fixperm fixes script and Busybox permissions
    -genie [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore News & Weather app
    -lwp [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Live Wallpaper apps
    -mms [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore messaging app
    -office [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore ThinkFree Office app
    -sounds [-e] [-d] enable or disable camera, video recording, & low battery sounds
    -spareparts [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Spare Parts app
    -switchboot switch boot animation
    -sys [-rw] [-ro] mount system as read only or write only
    -tips [-rm] [-cp] remove or restore Velocity Tips widget
    -usb [-e] [-d] enable or disable USB storage

    http://androidforums.com/trident/177160-how-using-scripts.html

    Features:
    -Android 2.1 Base (credit to Google)

    -Fully Zipaligned System
    -Fully Deodexed System
    -Native Launcher2
    -Velocity Tips widget
    -Google News and Weather widget
    -Tons of tweaks to increase performance and battery life
    -Motorola Droid X Video Player app
    -Restored the Corporate Calendar app
    -Restored the ThinkFree Office app
    -Restored Kickback, Soundback, and Talkback
    -Restored Google Maps
    -Improved Car Home app
    -Improved native Sound Recorder app
    -Disabled VZW pre-bootanimation - don't freak out if all you see is a still VZW logo
    -YouTube HQ app (from HTC EVO 4G)
    -Spare Parts App (modded by Pete, customized by Trident)
    -Tons of custom static wallpapers
    -Motorola Droid X ringtones and alert sounds
    -Longer Duration Between Wifi Scans (battery saver)
    -Version Information In Settings > About Phone
    -SuperUser App V2.3.6.1 (credit to ChainsDD)
    -Ads blocked by default in apps and browser
    -Tons of useful scripts (created by Pete, modded by Trident)
    -Scripts ready to run after ROM Installation (Thanks Pete)
    -Backup/Delete Apps Using Astro
    -Percentage in Battery Icon (images by Xeudoxus)
    -Black Transparent Notification Window and Bar (images by RedFury)
    -Modded services,jar file to display white clock (credit to RedFury)
    -BusyBox
    -Bash shell support
    -Nano text editor
    -Motorola Droid 1 Bootanimation (less CPU intensive, flows nicely)
    -Motorola Droid X and Droid 2 Live Wallpapers
    -Terminal Emulator
    -ROM Manager
    -Barnacle Wifi Tether

    -Fixed GMail sync bug!
    -Custom Velocity wallpapers (Thanks Vmanisme)
    -Swap support (If you intend on using, please see this notice)
    -Very fast and responsive!

    Removed:
    -LG Bookmarks Widget
    -LG Calendar Widget
    -LG Clock Weather Widget
    -LG Digital Alarm Widget
    -LG Dual Clock Widget
    -LG Home/Launcher Selector
    -LG Home/Launcher
    -LG Message Widget
    -Facebook
    -Myspace
    -Visual Voicemail
    -Backup Assistant
    -Amazon
    -Amazon MP3

    Gridlock's Custom Kernel Information:
    -Deadline is now the default I/O Scheduler (big speed increase)
    -Netfilter Support
    -IP Tables Enabled
    -RNDIS Support/USB Gadget Support
    -Swap Support
    -ext 3 and ext 4 Support

    Release Notes:
    -You must wipe your data, cache, and dalvik cache upon flashing, otherwise you will have issues.
    -I recommended using ROM Manager and ClockworkMod Recovery.
    -ROM Manager OTA updates are enabled.
    -Special thanks to Peter Alfonso, Gridlock, Mitchell4500, savoxis, Vmanisme, death2all110, and RedFury!
    -Check ROM download statistics here.

    Get it in ROM Manager or via Direct Download:

    Velocity V0.2
    What you've all been waiting on..

    Android Stock Theme
    Don't like the new Velocity theme? Flash this just like you would flash a kernel.
    Do not apply over anything other than default Velocity theme!


    ENJOY! :D

    Have any questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions? Post them here! :)


     

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  2. mattgaitan

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    Oh my god yes! :D ill be attemting to install this OTA right now haha
     
  3. dots

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    Very Nice. Downloading as we speak. :)
     
  4. Trident

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    I hope it works.. I've set everything up properly..
     
  5. jamesnmandy

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    question about this part

    "You must wipe your data, cache, and dalvik cache upon flashing, otherwise you will have issues.
    -I recommended using ROM Manager and ClockworkMod Recovery. "

    do you have a step by step on this part to make sure we get it right? or will using CWMR in Rom Manager take care of it automatically?

    also, all i need is to leave the stock Facebook app alone to make this complete, the one you get from the market is junk, thats the one thing LG got right, the Facebook app on the stock ROM is much much much better

    can you give me instructions on how to leave just that one part alone? or how to add it back in afterwards maybe?

    thanks :)
     
  6. lolbug

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    Yo, would letting ROM Manager install CMRecovery when I already have the GNM recovery image mess anything up, or is CM set up to remove it?
     
  7. mattgaitan

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    It did :D its very fast and responsive. I love the theme it comes with and I like how you gave us those scripts. I won't be able to play around with it until my class gets out but so far I like it.
    Thank you for all your hard work Trident :D
     
  8. Trident

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    Just check the "wipe data/cache" field when installing with ROM Manager.

    To get the Socialite (LG Facebook app) back, just install this .apk file after you install the ROM.
     
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  9. Trident

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    It's set up to flash over the GNM image. You'll be just fine.
    Awesome!

    Thank you! :)
     
  10. dots

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    It is fast and more responsive. Boot animation is very nice. Love the theme. Love the optional scripts. Gmail notifications work. :)

    Overall a very very impressive job and thanks for the ROM. :D
     
  11. donkeyrattle

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    I am new to this so I may be doing something wrong. I have ROM manager and selected the velocity rom from the list. After downloading it goes through the whole thing of erasing cache yada yada then the phone reboots. When it comes back on it appears that velocity has not taken. When I go back into ROM manager it says recovery failure and asks me to input one of three options. ANy help would be greatly appreciated. Thx
     
  12. Trident

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    Try again.

    If it doesn't work.. post back.
     
  13. Trident

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    Whoa! Over 70 downloads so far! :)

    Don't forget to buy me a Monster er something guys.. after over 200 alpha/beta builds and several sleepless nights, I'm feeling pretty sleepy. ;)
     
  14. PimpBiscuit21

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    dude i got you covered on the monster :) thanks for this Trident. This is amazing and I love it. The only thing is sometimes the txt in the On-Going section of the notifications is black which blends too much with black background. The only app so far i have seen that doesnt do it is Advanced Task Killer but other than that its perfect! Thank you for putting in the time and effort.
     
  15. Trident

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    Yeah.. I saw that too. We're working on a fix.

    Thanks!
     
  16. PimpBiscuit21

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    its no big deal really. it doesnt really even bother me. i just thought for the sake of things i would bring it to your attention. again, thank you for this. i really do appreciate it
     
  17. jamesnmandy

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    i dont want the "Socialite" app

    i want to stock ROM Facebook app, they are two separate apps

    the one that is in the Market sucks badly, all it does is redirect you to the web page in your browser, the stock ROM Facebook app actually manages things in it's own GUI....please reconsider, thanks
     
  18. Trident

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    No problem dude.. glad to do it.
     
  19. Trident

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    The one on the market and the one that was included are the same thing.. I though..
     
  20. RedFury

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    Working on a fix for the black notification issue. looks like i get to pull apart the services.jar again *sarcasm* YAY! *end sarcasm*
     
  21. dots

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    Last i checked they are the samething. The one that ships on the ally is the one made by the facebook team just the one on the market is an update.
     
  22. GRZLA

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    The stock one on the phone is a previous version, the one from the market is an update with a revamped UI.
     
  23. phillip_viado

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    How do i uninstall astro file manager and think free office?????????
     
  24. Trident

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    Read about the scripts in the OP.
     
  25. fltblkvic

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    Ok so I downloaded V0.2 from Rom Manager, checked the clear cache and data box, and it rebooted, when it came back up after installing, it did the LG screen, then it did the static verizon logo, after that the old android eye came up then it just kept saying force close everything. Sorry application Voice Search (com.android.inputmethod.voice), Maps (com.google.android apps.maps:friendservice), Setup Wizard (com.android.setupwizard), The process com.android.phone, com.google.process.gapps, and android.process.acore have all stopped unexpectedly and now I can't to a dang thing. I can't even get to the recovery screen by pressing the home and end buttons from a powered off state. I hope you know some cool trick or else I guess I'm the proud owner of brick.
     

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