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How to root the Nexus 5 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting

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Install prerequisites (for 64-bit Debian/Ubuntu-based install):
  • sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0 lib32stdc++6
  • Extract the zip file
  • Then "chmod +x" to make the script executable.
  • Run "./"
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
On Windows Just Double Click the Batch File "root-windows.bat" instead of the Linux Script Shown in the Video.

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