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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CatsTide, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. CatsTide

    CatsTide Well-Known Member
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    root explorer
    1.setCPU...i haven't tried all functions of the app but the ui works and shows speed
    2.shootme
    3.lamppu
    4.wifi tether(thanks jasonb)
    5.drocap2 (thanks jasonb)
    6.Titanium Backup(thanks jratzo)
    7.quick boot also works also boots in recovery (thanks titos)
    8.Autostarts(thanks jasonb)
    9.CacheMate(thanks paimon)
    10.Reboot Control Widget (thanks paimon)
    11.CallBlocker(thanks paimon)
    12.Incredilight(thanks justin)

    please add to the list....
     

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  2. jasonb1985

    jasonb1985 Well-Known Member
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    wifi tether

    drocap2
     
  3. jratzo

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    Titanium Backup, have to click on Problems? first though
     
  4. titos1997

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    quick boot also works also boots in recovery
     
  5. Jakaro

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    Titanium, is giving me error, wants me to update busy box
     
  6. jratzo

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    Right see my post above you have to click "problems?"
    then let it update.

    In the root instructions there wasn't anythign about installing busybox, all we did was copy it to the SD card
     
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  7. CatsTide

    CatsTide Well-Known Member
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    you can update busybox....don't worry about it
     
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  8. qwho

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    Picme works over wifi, but i couldnt get a screenshot over 3g.
     
  9. Frenchy180

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    really liking lamppu so far
     
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  10. blw1230

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    Can anyone explain titanium backup a little more??? Do I need to backup every app individually or just let the schedule take care of it? Which schedule option should I pick (in terms of all the options of what function you want titanium back to perform)?

    I figured it out.
     
  11. Reddog80p

    Reddog80p Well-Known Member
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    My root explorer force closes when trying to open. Any idea why? I used the 10 minute vid method. I'm rooted & wifi tethering, drocap2 works.
     
  12. titos1997

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    A big plus for me is lamppu which uses the 2 led lights as a flashlight
     
  13. killadanny

    killadanny Well-Known Member
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    same with me! everything else works but root explorer. :(
     
  14. Gh0stShinobi

    Gh0stShinobi Active Member
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    I actually have Mobile Defense installed as a system app, that way it can't be uninstalled except from command line. Also can confirm that wireless tether works like a charm.
     
  15. paimon.soror

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    Guys, what is the big difference between shootme and drocap2? I gave drocap2 a shot and its working great, didn't know if im missing out anything with shootme.

    I will give root explorer a shot to see if i get FC's

    edit: Root explorer works for me ... is there a way that I can uninstall "Stocks" for example from /system/apps just to test to see if R/W mounting works? When i click on the apk it asks me to "Install" "View" or "Cancel"

    edit2: Just mounted the system/apps folder as R/W, deleted a few things, tried to remount as R/O and the phone froze/restarted ... looks like this is all part of that NAND lock
     
  16. Lefort1

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    Are there are bugs with using lampuu? For example, does the phone require a restart after initializing the program? Can it be used with the video camera at the sametime?
     
  17. BringTheRain403

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    You do not need to restart the phone after you use it. I just use the widget to turn itinerant and off. It works like a charm and is super bright. I can't answer your other question though...sorry.
     
  18. immjg

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    I tried the widget, turned light on, then went to camcorder and got nothing but a black screen. Went back to lamppu turned light off but screen still black in camcorder. Had to power cycle phone to get it working again.
     
  19. uber_mike

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    No, Lamppu and the camera will not work at the same time.

    I tried it and had to restart the phone to get the camera to work again.
     
  20. jasonb1985

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    Autostarts works. you can add it to the list.

    for people that haven't heard of it. it lets you decide what apps you want to start up when the phone boots up and what starts up for other events as well. i never use backup assistant, or bluetooth share, and a few others, so autostarts lets me unselect them so they don't start up when the phone starts up.

    there is technically no reason to have to do this other than me obsessing about apps taking up memory when they don't need to. all the apps i unselected are inactive apps which means they use no cpu other than at startup. they use no cpu other than when the phone boots up, but i still see no point in having them start up in the first place. i would delete them but i really don't want to mess with to much. this feels safer since i can always go back and just undo my changes.
     
  21. acipollo

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    Lamppu activates the camera to work. When you shut it off, it releases the camera so you are free to use the camera at that point, unlike the app "Incredible LED Flashlight". If you try to go to the camera app while its on, then you will have to restart. Other than that, no problems.
     
  22. CatsTide

    CatsTide Well-Known Member
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    both do the same thing..just different ways of doing it. try it and see which you prefer...i prefer shootme
     
  23. Reddog80p

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    Try another .apk I had a old one that FC'd. I dl'd a newer one and it works flawlessly.
     
  24. mik0r

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    Anyone know if SetCPU is actually working on Incredible?

    as OP said it installs and UI shows CPU speed. But I'm not so sure its actually working. Ive changed my min and max speeds but SetCPU doesn't seem to use them.
     
  25. CatsTide

    CatsTide Well-Known Member
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    same here...i tried to underclock just to play with it and it didn't change from 998 MHz
     

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