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[Q] wrong twrp won't install kitkat on KF 1st generation

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By SbDROID2012, Junior Member on 13th May 2014, 08:04 PM
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9th June 2014, 02:20 AM |#11  
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Your guess is right, installing another TWRP version doesn't affect the theme you are using, unless it has a theme of its own. You could delete the ui.zip from the TWRP folder and that would solve it. The folder should be in sdcard.

so..the problem with that is that I could not access the sdcard since adb doesn't work...however...as of now I've been able to fix the layout problem by using

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fastboot -w
fastboot flash recovery twrp.2.7.0.1.img
fastboot reboot

once rebooting I had to re-wipe (advance wipe) sdcard/cache/data since when I tried to mount them I could not check the boxes.

now i STILL cannot mount it and adb does not recognize it.
I'm using mac and I tried
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android update adb

but still adb can't see the kindle and I can't mount it through twrp

...however, I'm still able to reboot in bootloader and use fastboot
I don't think I can flash a .zip rom from fastboot tho...and I'm not sure how to transfer files on the kindle to flash them from twrp...any idea?

thanks a ton!!

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i already modified the ~/.android/adb_usb.ini file adding 01949 and then running
adb kill-server
adb devices

but what I get is just
* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
* daemon started successfully *
List of devices attached

and nothing to it...the "adb shell" still gives me "device not found"!!
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9th June 2014, 03:07 AM |#12  
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try flashing Cannibal Open Touch Recovery see http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2025793
links are bad so uploaded my copy to http://d-h.st/XWy
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try flashing Cannibal Open Touch Recovery see http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2025793
links are bad so uploaded my copy to http://d-h.st/XWy

SCORE !!!

dunno why twrp was the problem! the new recovery that you linked worked like magic, adb worked perfectly, I already flashed a rom and it works!!

so...why wouldn't twrp allow me to use adb or mount disks through usb?!

thanks so much for the help!!
9th June 2014, 03:45 AM |#14  
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Guessing it doesn't use the twrp theme, that was causing trouble.

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