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Rooting / unrooting

21st January 2014, 05:52 AM |#11  
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Originally Posted by player911

Can't you just delete the SU.apk?

"Rooting" is just gaining administrator login rights. On Linux based OSes, the username "root" = admin.

Root is gained by issueing the command "su" for superuser. The process of rooting is putting the su.apk file in the system directory.

Should be easy to undo.

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Don't think it works that way. The su.apk is just an interface. Su is pushed into /system/xbin (which is not an apk file), not to mention busy box gets installed. I could be wrong and if so please tell me, however I think its more complicated than just deleting the apk file to unroot.

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Last edited by simon_lefisch; 21st January 2014 at 05:56 AM.
 
 
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