Guys, see this thread for how to get the marketplace running...
Note: vending.apk is actually com.amarket.apk.
For those who cant install anything from the amazon market to begin with, download the latest Root Explorer apk and load it into the root of your kindles memory through Windows Explorer. Then in the kindles web browser, type...
filename.apk being the name of your Root Explorer apk. This will work to install any apk you want, but once you have Root Explorer installed, its easier done through there.
Follow the instructions from the linked thread above to get a working android market.
To get the market to show up in the amazon launcher, use this...
Originally Posted by munday
I wanted to be able to use the market via the Kindle UI, so I threw together an app that has a market icon and just launches the market. Since some others were wanting to do the same I figured I'd share:
Oh, and uninstall any market app you currently have then reboot before trying to install again.