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  1. DroidEye22

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    I'm saddened to say that i won't be able to help anybody unless its Saturday because i just started my fifth year of college so i'm going to be really busy, i already got 1 essay on my first day.
     

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    Onedayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy my Droid X willl comeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee and I, for sure, will take you up on this.
     
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    I will wait for the official update and then root my Droid X. :D
     
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    Will be pm u very soon!
     
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    but have read too many on here that have me scared to do so.
    Make me feel better that this is safe! LOL
     
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    So some things I am smart at and some things I am a dumba$$ at when it comes to technology. So here's where I am dumb. What exactly is Rooting? and what are the advantages to it?
     
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    you must be as bored as i am.
     
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    Like hell i am LOL
     
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    Rooting in the simplest explanation is looking at your phone like a computer. Now if your not the administrator you have certain things you can't do. But if you are the admin, you have full access to everything. This is what rooting is, it grants you "superuser" permission over phone. Basically the best way to look at it is, getting more out of your phone and trust me you won't regret it once you do make the jump. The custom ROM scene for the X is coming full swing, and also the custom themes are coming along nicely. Hope this helps :D
     
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    Moved to Root Subforum
     
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    Sent requestng help.
     
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    got any ideas on how to do it from ubuntu linux? I went through a root tutorial or two but it seems to me that they skip a step and it goes from an orderly and logical progression to chaos.
     
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    What about help with applying new themes?
     
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    Yeah i can help with those too, but everybody hurry i only got 2 weeks before school starts.
     
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    Can you help me with something?:D
     
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    Some themes I see have an update.zip. Is it as simple as putting that at root and go into recovery and apply?
     
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    Thanks for all your help today, i got it working and I am now rooted. I will talk to you tomorrow on MSN
     
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    That'd be wonderful! lol...please
     
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    In 2.2 media sync mode works like pc mode
    So what you need to do is first turn debugging off and put it in media sync and let your computer install the drivers, then turn debugging on and let it install the drivers again
    You should be good to go after that:D
     
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    My comp won't install the drivers from the Media Sync mode...help por favor
     
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    Ok somehow got it to recognize, but at step 16 from the site...I get a $ instead of the #
     
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    Thats normal, it just means you have root.
    Congrats :)
     

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