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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Scorpion7867, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. Scorpion7867

    Scorpion7867 Well-Known Member
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    Don't know if I can link to it from here, but Google it. So far its snaper than cm11, at least for me.... Also its a nightly and I find it more stable than cm11 nightlys.
     


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  2. Scorpion7867

    Scorpion7867 Well-Known Member
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    Go to xda for info on installing
     
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  3. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    I ran it on my s3. Its nice and snappy but a bit buggy and very bare still (on the s3) plus no theme engine. Couple of top name devs behind it though :thumbup:
     
  4. argedion

    argedion The TechnoFrog

    You are a member of the site with over a hundred post you may link :) Generally we want you to have about 25 it think it is before we allow links.

    I'll have to check this ROM out though.
     
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  5. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Think Chainfire and the dev behind the Focal app are heavily involved in it mate so it definately shows promise as an alternative to CM :thumbup:
     
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  6. fullbloodedmut

    fullbloodedmut Android Enthusiast

    well i was trying to install cm installer with computer and nexus and twice ive got hung up where it states to check everything,then i do it and it leaves my nexus with the blue man stuck on screen,and cant hold volume button,power to get to recovery screen,or any of it,,i was lucky once and wugs got me out of it but this time no adb,or fastboot could be found,but this morning i finally got it,but back to this rom u mention,i used cm because barnacle would allow tethering with my fone n tablet,no other apps would work,do you know if barnacle will work,and a quick question,does the kernel have anything todo with tethering? right now i had to start alover and im on 4.4.2 android version rooted,i was wondering if i flashed a diff kernel would itmaks diff in tethering,as of now stock rooted i cant? sorry so long of a post :thinking:
     
  7. Scorpion7867

    Scorpion7867 Well-Known Member
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    I have a LG motion that I use tether the Wi-Fi to my N7....This room works fine for me... I don't think the kernel has anything to do with tethering... but I'm no room builder either...
     
  8. jlede

    jlede Android Expert

    Only thing that kills it for me no native root
     
  9. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Isnt root in dev options?
     
  10. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    If not, Just flash the SU files after you flash the ROM ;)
     
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  11. Scorpion7867

    Scorpion7867 Well-Known Member
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    Yes you have to flash su binary after install... and update....it's a bit of a pain... maybe I'll ask them to include su like cm11....
     
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  12. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    You should only need to do that for the first flash though right?. After that you can just update using their delta system
     
  13. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    I think you have to put the superSU zip into that folder (cant remember its name) where you put any mods that you want to use so that they get flashed with each update.
    Think i read an easier way though.. something about telling supersu to protect itself or something(?)
     
  14. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    If you guys are currently running this ROM, have you tried updating via the delta system?

    The reason you have to flash SU each time is because system gets wiped when you flash a ROM. If you update using their delta system for OTA updates it won't wipe system. It will only download and flash the pieces of the ROM that have changed (which greatly decreases download size as well)

    Simply go into your "about phone" settings and check for a system update
     
  15. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Yeah the system is really cool. Its like getting a normal update. When i used it though there was a folder where you had to put the su zip so that it got included in the update. Sounds like thats changed though :)
    Do they have a theme engine yet? And does Xposed work?
    cheers :beer:
     
  16. Scorpion7867

    Scorpion7867 Well-Known Member
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    Yeah that's how I update it, unlike cm11 though it formats the /system partition...
     
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  17. Scorpion7867

    Scorpion7867 Well-Known Member
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    I just left a thread over on xda asking to include su as in CM11. Wait a and see.....
     
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