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Default Firewater doesn't DO Anything

I'm using a new out of the box Verizon HTC One M8, Android v4.4.2, software version 1.12.605.11, Sense v6.0. I've managed to get root with WeakSauce easily enough. But I have to wait about 30 seconds after reboot for root to return after doing adb reboot from the Firewater instructions.

Once root returns, which is always does, I try running firewater and it just drops back to the command line, does nothing at all.

Any ideas? I could really use some help!
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Yes I got the same thing

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I had to use my Windows machine (was trying on a Mac) to do it, then it worked. It shouldn't matter, but it did.
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Oh I tried multiple times. It worked for mine but my bros phone no go

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Another post suggested using an alternate browser to download with.

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any advice for someone that only has a mac ?

is it doable or do I really need a windows machine ?
 
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any advice for someone that only has a mac ?

is it doable or do I really need a windows machine ?
Read the last post in this thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2708628

There is nothing about Windows that adds any magic to the process. If anything, dealing with drivers adds another level of complexity. I have used Firewater S-off from Linux with no issues.

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Read the last post in this thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2708628

There is nothing about Windows that adds any magic to the process. If anything, dealing with drivers adds another level of complexity. I have used Firewater S-off from Linux with no issues.
Thanks - that's the guide I followed and eventually got it all working

the weird thing on the mac is firewater downloads as a generic document instead of a unix executable file - once I changed that it worked correctly

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