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Root [Themed Rom] Onix Rom Developed by Onix Concepts (FROYO)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SoDroid, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. SoDroid

    SoDroid Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Dec 17, 2009
    This rom is developed by Onix Concepts and MrBobrowitz. I've been following MrBobrowitz's roms for about 2 months now and they are top notch. Before you shrug this off as another 2.2 rom, the reviews found at My Droid World suggest that it is super fast and has great battery life. Many comparisons are made to Bugless Beast and many say that they feel this is smoother and quicker.

    I cannot attest to this, I have yet to flash it myself. But I've run 3 previous MrBobrowitz roms and they are some of the better roms I've tried. Info below:

    Onix Rom
    Developed by Onix Concepts
    First 2.2 (Froyo) Rom from the creator of Steam Rom "MrBobrowitz"


    Onix 1.2 Or Use Rom Manager

    New Flash APK, download onto sdcard and use a file manager to install

    Onix 1.1 Or Use Rom Manager to Grab your Copy Today!

    P3's Kernels

    Onix 1.2.0
    -Fixed Double Music Player, Now only has one that works
    -Script Error was fixed along with adding a few others
    -New Wallaper and Bootanimation Credit to Broskii
    -Added Onix Customizer Option in Rom Manager
    -New Themes Available including the return of DropTheme
    -Wifi Scan increased
    -3G Signal Loss Fixed

    When Froyo was released I though I would try my very tired hand at whipping up a modified version of the most recent 2.2 and this is what came out of the oven.

    -Fully Optimized System (Deodexed and Optimized pngs)
    -Scrolling Enhancements taken from Steam implemented in Onix
    -Custom Scripts added to work with terminal (attached list)
    -New Music App (Has 4 options for widgets now!)
    -Chrome to Phone app added
    -Flash Installed
    -Set Cpu Included
    -LauncherPro,ADW,and Home all available
    -Shoutbox app included for like 24/7 support (literally)
    -SuperUser 2.1
    -HD Video Recording and Playback
    -Longer Duration between wifi scans up to 90
    -Battery Improvments w/P3's kernels
    -Rom Manager (Free) Included
    -Spare Parts
    -Wallpapers more to come (made by Pseitz a.k.a. Broskii)

    *Note for some people the terminal emulator force closes and I have no clue why but i am working on it!

    -Onix is Stock
    -Any 2.2 theme will work with Onix but i have Blackmodzz and Cyan in Rom Manager

    Have Fun and Welcome to The New Age of Droid (Any Donations will help me even further in development) [​IMG]

    I would also like to take this time to announce that I have invited Charlie from root-ed to sign on as my partner in crime for future releases of Roms under Onix Concepts, give him a welcome to the Romming world!


    Steam Rom: Developed by Onix Concepts
    "So Fast it will knock you pants off"
    "So many Options you won't know what to do"

    This was originally just going to be a Rom i threw together for myself and a few friends...well it seems that in the last few weeks i have gained some popularity beyond i could have ever imagined. Below you will find all the details you will need about the Rom and why you should in fact check it out.

    - Source Built from a Mashup of Cyan and ESE81 to get both the speed and the options of both
    - Completely Deodexed, allowing for any themes to be applied via metamorph or update.zips
    - Zip-Aligned all apks for stremlined scrolling that is unserpassable
    - Optimized all .pngs so no lag
    - Custom Scripts (credit to Jrummy)
    -scripts (lists all scripts)
    -blockads (blocks all ads in apps and browser)
    -clockblack (changes clock and notification colors to black)
    -clockwhite (changes clock and notification colors to white)
    -cpuinfo (shows cpu info)
    -fixbusybox (fixes issues with busybox)
    -free50mb(adjust native system task manager to keep 50mb of RAM free)
    -free75mb (adjust native system task manager to keep 75mb of RAM free)
    -free100mb (adjust native system task manager to keep 100mb of RAM free)
    -godmode (allows viewing and editing of all files on phone using any file viewer)
    -mountsys (mounts system as read/write)
    -movecache (moves Street View, Browser and Market cache to sdcard)
    -rb (reboots phone) *for the lazy*
    -rmbrowser (removes Browser)
    -rmcorpcal (removes Corp Calander)
    -rmdevtool (removes Development App)
    -rmemail (removes Email App)
    -rmfacebook (removes Facebook from system apps)
    -rmgenie (removes Genie Widget)
    -rmim (removes G1 IM app)
    -rmhelix2 (removes Helix Launcher2 from system apps)
    -rmlauncher (removes Droid Launcher)
    -rmlauncher2 (removes Launcher2 from system apps)
    -rmlwps (removes live wallpapers)
    -rmmms (removes Messaging App)
    -rmmount (removes Desire Mount USB app)
    -rmnexusmod (removes Nexus Mod live wallpapers from system apps)
    -rmpandora (removes Pandora from system apps)
    -rmquickoffice (removes Quick Office)
    -rmslide (removes Slide Show Widget)
    -rmsoudrecorder (removes G1 Sound Recorder)
    -rmspareparts (removes Spare Parts app)
    -rmtalk (Removes Google Talk)
    -rmwirelesstether (removes Wireless Tether from system apps)
    -rmyoutube (must I explain?)
    -rr (reboots phone into recovery) *for the lazy*
    -showads (shows adds in apps and in browser)
    -soundoff (disables camera shutter sound & video recording sound)
    -soundon (enables camera shutter sound & video recording sound)
    -unmountsys (mounts system as ro)
    - Included Shoutbox App for live support for the Rom
    - Speed Improvements from Previous Versions
    - Battery Life Improvments from Previous Versions
    - Steam Customizer in Rom Manager to Change boot animations, keyboards, text, kernel, and lockscreen
    - Best way for Install is through Rom Manager to access all the possible options!

    Here's a link to the Onix thread: [Theme][Rom] Mrbobrowitz's STEAM-Onix Rom and Themed Roms (Updated 6-2) - CyanogenMod Forum

    Here's a link to the My Droid World thread where I saw the reviews: Onix V1.2.0 Release *UPDATED*

    I have not tried it myself yet, so if you do, please post your impressions.


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  2. King_Bean

    King_Bean Well-Known Member

    Apr 21, 2010
    So many ROMs, so little time!!!

  3. SoDroid

    SoDroid Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Dec 17, 2009
    I know, I'm trying to flash this and the new JRummy tonight. And I'm patiently waiting for something EPIC from Pete!

    Edit: Personal Best!

  4. atticus

    atticus Lurker

    Apr 9, 2010
    so i downloaded the onix via rom manager, and then ran the install. ....expect now it is stuck on the eye boot. and yes, i've tried going into recovery, and even that doesn't work! i dont know what else to try! it doesn't loop, it litteraly just stays on the eye. any ideas?
  5. cdmta

    cdmta Well-Known Member

    Nov 25, 2009
    battery pull for 1-2 minutes. restart into recovery to a previous rom and then make sure your download was good and try again.
  6. wadsface

    wadsface Member

    May 21, 2010
    flashed this running very smoothly, good rom!
  7. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga

    Nov 27, 2009

    Check that thread. Flashing the SPRecovery sbf will get your recovery back and allow you to fix the issue
  8. atticus

    atticus Lurker

    Apr 9, 2010
    thanks guys. vzw ****ed up somewhere and the system said i had a warrenty, but definitely do not. so i just got a new moto droid so heres my question.... can i run a restore a the most recent backup i had when i was rooted? will that give me root, or do i need to re-root it all over again?
  9. Droid_Ninja

    Droid_Ninja Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    That's a great a question! If I'm correct ( Most of the time I am not ), in theory, that should give you root again.
  10. atticus

    atticus Lurker

    Apr 9, 2010
    In theory yes. But I'm nervous to mes something up again.
  11. SoDroid

    SoDroid Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Dec 17, 2009
    If its a brand new unit, you need to root it. IMO, the easiest way to root is to use the Droidmod updater and stop it before it applies the Droidmod rom. Which is easy, it asks you before it downloads the rom.

    Follow these instructions: Loading DroidMod Roms with DMupdater, Reflashing to Older DroidMod Roms

    Just remember to stop before it loads the rom. You will then have root access. If your backups were made with SPRecovery, then you can just go into recovery mode and reload your backups.

    If you used clockwork, just redownload rom manager and flash clockwork recovery. From there you can restore CW backups. Just holler if you have any questions.

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