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Default [Q]Which linux OS the the best to create custom roms for our phone ?

Hey everyone, everything is in the title. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 via VirtualBox, and now i would like to start create some roms, after a long time spent in front of the developement section. Today i would like to see my name in this section, so i need advices about which linux should i get ( if Ubuntu is not the right distribution ) and the tools you use in Linux to make wonderful roms !

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I see Biel and savie using Ubuntu, so why not?
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Hey everyone, everything is in the title. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 via VirtualBox, and now i would like to start create some roms, after a long time spent in front of the developement section. Today i would like to see my name in this section, so i need advices about which linux should i get ( if Ubuntu is not the right distribution ) and the tools you use in Linux to make wonderful roms !

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Ubuntu/Linux dist is required to build a project from a source code, and it requires a pro to build and debug a project/ROM frm source! To make a simple/normal custom, you may even use Kitchen(in Cygwin for Windows) or even in Linux!
For ur question, Ubuntu is better choice!
 
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Ubuntu is not a must,but its easy because it have the most tools preinstalled for this.

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@lionelsuyog for now, i simply want to build a custom rom basedon stock or CM. not a complete project from souce ( not enough experience )
@-CALIBAN666- Do you have some tuts in mind to help me to start training ?

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Case : Corsair 200R with modded mesh front panel + 8 Noctua S14 FLX fans.

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@lionelsuyog for now, i simply want to build a custom rom basedon stock or CM. not a complete project from souce ( not enough experience )
@-CALIBAN666- Do you have some tuts in mind to help me to start training ?

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if you are not building from source all you need is

apktool
java jdk
android kitchen
cygwin (if using windows)
notepad++
winrar


There are many guides - best you do some searching for example
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1801690

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Well theming a custom ROM takes a lot of time and for completing the work on time you obviously gonna need some niggas to help you in your work.Well if you have a good internet connection then you can sync up sources and compile ROMs like Carbon,Pac or AOKP Kitkat for this device since we're getting closer to a stable CM11.There are a lot of guides on how to sync a ROM source code on the computer.Search down the threads and start syncing.
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