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New to rooting; explain to me what these terms mean

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Arcadia, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Arcadia

    Arcadia Well-Known Member
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    I rooted my Vibrant two days ago which was a lot easier than I thought it would be. Installed clock work recovery, busybox 1.17.1, quadrant, and have the superuser permissions. I am now getting the hang of this stuff and can't wait to unlock the full potential of the phones I buy from here on out.

    I do need help on a few terms and what they are or what they mean.

    What is a kernel? How is this different from a rom? What is ODIN and ADB? People say to input things into ADB but I have no idea what it is. Also overclocking makes the device faster correct? how is this possible if the hardware was designed as a 1ghz processor?

    Thanks for helpin a newb out!:D

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  2. Arcadia

    Arcadia Well-Known Member
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    Also; now that I've rooted my phone how do I remove bloatware from it?

Samsung Vibrant Forum

The Samsung Vibrant release date was August 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

August 2010
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