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GAOSP Gapps Light/Ultra Light [10/24/2010]

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Obihoernchen, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Obihoernchen

    Obihoernchen Lurker
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    I will update this package frequently.

    These packages are alternative gapps. These Gapps should improve performance. On top of that all apps are up to date (like YouTube). Ultra Light version will also remove unnecessary preinstalled apps like yaam, DSP Audio Manager and so on (and some more gapps of course).

    ReadMe Light:
    Code (Text):
    2. ###- GAOSP Gapps Light -###
    4. !Create a nandroid backup first!
    6. You don't have to make a fresh gaosp installation anymore. Use this package to install gapps.
    8. 1. Copy zip to your internal SD
    9. 2. Boot into Recovery
    10. 3. Fix packages permissions
    11. 4. Apply any zip from SD and choose this zip
    14. ### Changes ###

    1. Download the Forums for Android™ app!


  2. r3dpuma

    r3dpuma Well-Known Member

    Can you do the same for Galaxo ? Just asking :D It would be nice, only if we consider in terms of updated apps.
    Great job anyway!
  3. DaSchmarotzer

    DaSchmarotzer Blame it on me

    I didn't actually check (yet), but please make sure that you don't put any paid apps in there. ;)

    Also, I just wanted to let everyone know that anyone can create a .zip with apks in it, it's real easy. :D
  4. weasel

    weasel Android Enthusiast

    How easy would it be to take apart the existing Gapps, remove what you want and re-install it ? Then again, it might be easier to figure out how to remove what I don't want ...
  5. DaSchmarotzer

    DaSchmarotzer Blame it on me

    REAL easy, if you can sign applications.

    It's a .zip, so all you've got to do is to open it, delete the .apks you don't want (or add any .apk you want) and then sign the new Gapps.zip (you can name it whatever you want.)

    I only know how to sign applications on Windows though. There's already a Guide right here. ;)

    EDIT: Sorry, I misread your question. To remove some apps that were included in the GApps package, you simply have to delete the .apk using something like Root Explorer because uninstalling them the normal way won't work.

    If I remember correctly they are located in /System/App

    Removing the applications you don't want from the Gapps and then reinstalling it won't work, as the previous applications are still going to be on your phone. Applying such a .zip via the recovery only adds or overwrites apps, it won't remove any of them.
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  6. weasel

    weasel Android Enthusiast

    Actually I sort of had two questions and you answered both ! I used TB to remove a few test apps and it seemed to work. I do need to get around to downloading Root Explorer though ... BTW, thanks for the link for the Guide. I think I might create something of my own for the next nightly I throw on.
  7. Obihoernchen

    Obihoernchen Lurker
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    You can remove apps too (with a little script)
    This Script is included in new Gapps Light/Ultra Light package (release soon)
  8. DaSchmarotzer

    DaSchmarotzer Blame it on me

    Yeah, but I was talking about simply adding or removing the .apk files (what I actually described).

    You can use a script, but I don't really see the point unless you are releasing to the public (like you are).
  9. Obihoernchen

    Obihoernchen Lurker
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    New Ultra Light version:

    Code (Text):
  10. qwerty100

    qwerty100 Member

    I tried using GAOSP-10292010-NIGHTLY, with gapps-gaosp-ultralight-10312010-signed.zip (From http://obihoernchen.androidcodex.co...ht/gapps-gaosp-ultralight-10312010-signed.zip ) however I now have no voice navigation in maps, it all works, but clearly the TextToSpeach bit is not working.

    (Also in Settings->VoiceInputOutput->TTSSettings I can't listen to an example)

    Looking at the changelog, both ttsservice and picotts are now removed, however I cant find a way of restoring these services from the market.

    Is there a way of manually installing these services, is so where can I find the relevant APK files??

    I guess my alternative is to apply the light version? Can i simply apply the light over the top of ultralight, or do i need to wipe?

    And on a minor point, Obihoernchen can the changelog include all past changes, and just append the latest changes at the top of the file. This way we can see what has happened in the past few iterations, not just the current one.

    Thanks in advance...
  11. Lelouch

    Lelouch Android Enthusiast

    You can try applying the light version over it, just do a Nandroid backup just in case.
  12. qwerty100

    qwerty100 Member

    Hmm "lite" apps installed over the top, didnt seem to work, still no TTS functionality.

    Lesson learnt, Next GAOSP update I'll fully wipe and install the fatter apps.

    Out of interest, can anyone provide a link to the original apps (rather than Obihoernchen's lite versions) and do you need the apps to match the GAOSP release, or are they always the same for each version??
  13. Lelouch

    Lelouch Android Enthusiast

    Here, just take a look (Multiupload link).
  14. Obihoernchen

    Obihoernchen Lurker
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    TTS can't work.

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