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[RECOVERY][otter] TWRP 2.8.1.0 touch recovery [2014-10-29]

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10th April 2012, 09:33 PM   |  #1  
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Team Win Recovery Project 2.x, or twrp2 for short, is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. Its a fully touch driven user interface no more volume rocker or power buttons to mash. The GUI is also fully XML driven and completely theme-able. You can change just about every aspect of the look and feel.

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CHANGELOG for 2.8.1.0:
-MTP fixes and improvements - you can now copy zips to the root of storage - thanks to _that
-TrueType Font support - optional as it takes up a decent amount of space so may not be available on all devices - thanks to Tassadar
-Temperature support - thanks to bigbiff
-Various other bugfixes and tweaks

CHANGELOG for 2.8.0.1:
-Fix a bug that causes weird graphics glitches and touch issues

CHANGELOG for 2.8.0.0:
-Add MTP support to recovery thanks mostly to bigbiff with a little help from Dees_Troy
-Add command line capabilities - you can now execute various TWRP features via adb instead of the touchscreen
-Add support for color in the console and give error, warning, and highlight lines different colors
-Track backup and restore progress based on file sizes to provide a much more accurate indication of progress
-Improve handling of /misc thanks to mdmower
-Improve setting of time on Qualcomm devices thanks to [NUT]
-Allow using images on slidervalue GUI objects thanks to Tassadar
-Allow using variables and addition and subtraction in variables for easier theming
-Add support for 1440x2560, 280x280, and 320x320 resolutions and update 240x240
-Allow ui.xml file to include additional xml files to help break up the theme and make TWRP easier to maintain
-Other minor fixes and improvements

Over the course of the last year or so, bigbiff has worked to migrate various Java functions from Android's MTP implementation to bring you a fully C++ based MTP implementation that allows you to transfer files to both emulated storage and Micro SD cards. It's confirmed to work on various Nexus devices but we may have to make some changes on other devices to keep Windows happy. Windows is very picky about USB IDs and its drivers. We have tested it on Windows 7 and 8 as well as Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty. MTP is enabled by default, but we do toggle it off and on automatically during certain operations such as if you choose to wipe a storage partition. You can enable or disable MTP under the mount menu in TWRP. For more about what MTP is here.

Note: Due to a weird bug with our MTP setup, you cannot copy a zip file to the root of storage with Windows. You can change the .zip to something else like .txt and then copy it to the root and rename the file back to .zip once it's copied to the device. You can also copy the zip into any subfolder.

Command line support is also now available. You can perform various OpenRecoveryScript commands via the adb shell. Depending on what you are doing you may wish to do a "twrp set tw_mtp_enabled 0" and then reboot to prevent the MTP auto toggle from killing your adb interface. You can use this option to create and restore backups, wipe, install zips, and more. Via adb shell, type twrp followed by a space then enter the OpenRecoveryScript command and hit enter. Find more OpenRecoveryScript commands here.

CHANGELOG for 2.7.1.0:
-Add GUI option to change or repair file systems on individual partitions. The change is destructive so backup your data including internal sdcard first. This option should make it a little easier to migrate a device from ext4 -> f2fs, for instance. You will find this option under Wipe -> Advanced Wipe, then select only one partition and then press the Repair or Change File System button. If a developer has added f2fs support for your device and we don't have it in TWRP, please contact me via PM to arrange for it to be added.
-Various bugfixes to backup and restore
-Improvements to USB storage handling
-Added a class to search for files to make finding the correct brightness file automatic in most cases
-Various other bugfixes and tweaks

DOWNLOAD:
Most devices can be updated quickly and easily with the TWRP Manager app:
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1) Install TWRP Manager from the Play Store
2) Open TWRP Manager and provide root permissions
3) Hit Advanced->Install Recovery
4) Verify the correct device name on your screen then press Install Recovery if the correct device is showing
OR:
You can find more information and download links on our website!

BUGS:
If you have found a bug, please consider posting it to our github issues log. It's pretty much impossible for us to keep up with the more than 40 threads that we have for the devices that we "directly" support. If you have a significant problem that cannot be answered in this thread, your best bet is to PM me directly, contact us via our website, or find us in our IRC channel below. If you see someone that's struggling, feel free to point it out to us. We need your help to help us keep track of all of our devices! Thanks!

SUPPORT:
Live support is available via #twrp on Freenode with your IRC client or just click this link.
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10th April 2012, 10:06 PM   |  #2  
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id love to try this out, but from the comments on the site, it appears that the commands listed do not work... also i have a mac so its probably different.
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Sweet! I'll have to try this out!
10th April 2012, 11:30 PM   |  #4  
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I just gave the new version a quick run around the block...

PROS: The distribution is no longer a boot image that forces a flash of the old FFF 1.0 along with TWRP. It's now an actual recovery image that can be flashed through fastboot like... "fastboot flash recovery twrp-fire-2.1.0.img"

CONS: Even though there are some more reboot options in this new version, they are all still broken. Just as in 2.0.0, none of the reboot options (system, recovery, bootloader... I'm assuming the last one is supposed to boot into fastboot mode) will reset the bootmode accordingly before the device is restarted. That makes these options pretty useless as the device will still continue to boot in the previous bootmode. So, the TWRP bootloops will continue to plague new users who have no idea how to get it to boot to the system.... bummer.
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I love that we got this! Buuuuttttt I like 2.0 just fine. Its stable. It works. :) love to see progress though.:)

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11th April 2012, 01:26 AM   |  #6  
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its great to see progress, but as kinfaun said reboot is still broken.

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11th April 2012, 01:41 AM   |  #7  
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its great to see progress, but as kinfaun said reboot is still broken.

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thats a deal breaker for me... thanks for the update tho
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I spoke with deestroy n were gonna try to get it resolved. yay lol

they don't have our device so its hard to know what doesn't work. looking forward to testing the update

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Originally Posted by smirkis

I spoke with deestroy n were gonna try to get it resolved. yay lol

they don't have our device so its hard to know what doesn't work. looking forward to testing the update

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Sweet id switch back if it was fixed i like how its skinable
11th April 2012, 06:28 AM   |  #10  
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i cant install any zip files i get unknown md5 error just rooted tonight

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