FLASHING TONS OF ROMS and ERASING EVERYTHING
THEN RESTORING BACK doing this every time? WELL IT'S TIME TO SETTLE DOWN
NOTE: Copying Ported APP'S on CM 7.2 ROMS wont work. MOST visited thread on this section?696,705 views! it might reach 1,000,000 views someday!
◢KNOW WHAT YOUR FLAHING? ROM PREVIEW HERE by androidappsteam, v2.2 preview
PRUDENCE to all ROM porters and modders, Any ports from other device is granted and YOU as the porter do not need to ask any permissions on ME as the OP of this ROM i.e (Ginger Snap for lg p500), BUT you MUST notify me as the ONLY condition, I dont like to see a ROM's originally from our section and called it YOURS on other device section. Proper CREDITS should also be given..
Another PRUDENCE, RE-POSTING of the same ROM with just some small changes etc.. on the same section is NOT PERMITTED, we dont need two same thing, that just doesnt make sense, but if the case is for improvements.. lets just help each other on this.
If somehow you hate me for this, you may read xda forum rules under rule #12 here.
Dont take me wrong for this, I also have hard time modifying and work on this, thats all I'am asking.
Ginger Snap is the successor of Gamer's Talho Rom (GTR) and Moto RAZR-UI, this ROM is based on CM7.2 latest nightlies build, basically it's an optimized Ginger Bread ROM with some customization and modifications, light weighted bareboned ROM, meant to be slick, fast and slimmed a typical user and gamers would like to have. Now Ginger Snap offers the look and feel of Stock LG ROM. Everyone love's the stock ROM but we had some problems because its NOT customizable and not as FAST as CM in terms of performance and smoothness, that is why the IDEA of getting the stock ROM looks and feel with CM features and performance will be the best combination will ever had for our devices.
Your warranty is now void. Please READ.
I as the OP of this ROM is not responsible in any of the following terms and conditions, like for bricked devices, dead SD cards,thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm application failed.
Please do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM i.e (Ginger Snap) before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if you point the finger on me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
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This is NOT a THEME applied on theme chooser, THIS is the ACTUAL USER INTERFACE
◢For Both BaseBandwith built-in old bb script toggle
◢Optimized based ROM(CM7.2 Stable/Nightly release)
◢Features LG 2.0 UI,based on CynogenMOD, Hybrid ROM
◢Working LG 2.0Stock Launcher, Widgets SNS, Goodies, Stock LG2 keyboard multi-lang almost all supported
◢Bareboned and Light weighted
◢Stock Optimus 2.0 HYBRID UI, O2x-ONET-OBLACKwith Revamped cosmetics
◢PURE PORTED STOCK LG widgets, Modified and optimized by Me
◢Bloatware free and smart zipaligned (less RAM usage)
◢Minimal Applications Included, ONLY STOCK
◢Sqlite sync disable for greater I/O performance
◢Updated Host add blocking support
◢Disabled Soft Rendering (greater 3D performance for benckmark lovers)
◢Integrated Fast GPS lock fix(for faster and accurate lock speed)
◢Bootsound support (with on and off script toggles)
◢Supports Statusbar transparency (black statusbar by default)
◢SMART SMS/Messaging Close to STOCK Like!
◢Smooth spinners on Ginger Bread v1.5 below only
◢Flip style windows transition and animations v1.5 below only
◢Minimal Ringtones, UI sound and notifications (LG stock L7 TW ICS GB MI fusion)
◢Integrated font changer shell command (stock GB font by default) v1.2 below only
◢Supports apps2sd scripts for EXT partitions, requirements EXT3 or EXT4
◢With Start-up optimizer tweaks
◢Preconfigured .prop values set for best performance
◢Features Optimus Dynamo™ Script by me Fully working!
------I/O and scheduler tweaks
------non-rotating storage optimizer
------reduce overhead and cache read ahead increased
------Remount all partitions with noatime
------renice scripts and web bypass tweaks
------TCP read/wright and VM management tweaks
------Drop caches for system wasted stored files cleanup
------CFS kernel and Governor tweaks,ondemand,conservative,smartassv2
◢Improved touch sensitivity and scrolling on all applications
◢Preconfigured Low Memory Killer value
◢Less lags through renice tweaks and Various VM Tweaks
◢No experimental and extreme tweaking(for better battery efficiency) ◢Super smoothPerformance wise
◢Themed but very customizable through theme engine w/o cosmetics being mixed out
◢Great Music Experience though xLOUD and Beats Audio mod
◢Extra vividness on Images and Videos throughBravia Engine
◢Better Camera output quality
▷TERMINAL EMULATOR COMMANDS
TAKE NOTE! ALL COMMANDS WILL ONLY WORK BY TYPING "su" (W/QUOTATIONS) 1ST
▷NO SERVICE? OLD BASEBAND? USE BUILT-IN BASEBAND FIX!
FYI, SYSTEM WILL REBOOT TO APPLY FIX
NOTE: IF YOU STILL HAVE NO SERVICE AFTER THE INITIAL REBOOT,
REPEAT THE SAME PROCEDURE AGAIN
▷TO ENABLE OR DISABLE BOOT SOUND
▷TYPE: "bootfxoff" TO DISABLE
▷TYPE: "bootfxon" TO ENABLE
FYI, SCRIPT IS UPDATED, IT GIVES YOU OPTION TO CHANGE BOOT SOUND
EASILY BY DISABLING BOOT SOUND IT WILL MOVE "android_aduo.mp3"
TO YOUR SD CARD ROOT, NOW BY REPLACING IT WITH ANY SOUND YOU LIKE
▷THE BUILT IN FONT CHANGER!
▷TO USE FONT CHANGER
CHOOSE NUMBER OF YOUR SELECTION AND HIT ENTER
FYI, SYSTEM WILL REBOOT TO TAKE EFFECT!
▷TO FIX FORCE CLOSE
FYI, SYSTEM WILL AUTOMATICALLY REBOOT TO APPLY FIX
▷TO ENABLE OR DISABLE LOGCAT
▷TYPE: "dslog" TO DISABLE
▷TYPE: "enlog" TO ENABLE
FYI, MUST REBOOT TO TAKE EFFECT
▷TO ZIPALIGN APP'S MANUALLY
WAIT FOR THE COMMAND TO FINISH AND REBOOT, FOR v2.3 ONLY
STILL ON G-T-R? WANT TO UPDATE?
OK By just wiping System and Dalvik cache over recovery you can flash ginger snap without losing your precious DATA
To Get statusbar transparency: Go to launcher settings > Other settings > Performance settings and check High quality scrolling.
Then switch to system theme on theme chooser.
-----------------------tested no wakelocks---------------------------------------------max FPS vsync ON--------------------------------------------------Possible benchmark result--------------------------
Based from latest CynogenMOD nightly 2012-10-14 Build
Fully ported LG 2.3.4 MDPI launcher, better widgets spacing, no more stiffness, lighter
Added new command "zip" run on terminal emulator: function manually zip align your apps, use this after installing several apps to improve memory handling and boot time.
Reverted the stock android Email application, LG mail crashes sometimes
Re-introduce ported lg 2.0 keyboard preview
- working user dictionary
- working keyboard hapticfeed back
- fits screen
- fully functional
Ported LG stock music player
Fully ported LG 3D music social widget sizechangeable preview
Ported LG o2x social networking service, now you can have fb myspace twitter on app drawer, you can use under any other launcher + 2 new widgets /social feeds and my status
Ported widgets from LG 2.0 stock roms, favorite contacts widget, power control, network usage etc..
Ported stock LG Movie player (better playback) supports subtitle
Fully working polaris office viewer from p690
Ported LG stock calendar app preview
Ported LG Richnote APP + widget sizechangeable preview
Modified SMS app close to stock LG
- multiple contacts selection
- bubbled style
- quick buttons, single contact avatar view
- LG messaging stock layout
- pre default settings have been configured
Merged Mik's Camera exposure mod, better default exposure levels
REVAMPED messaging widget, MY Personal TOUCH
Added LG wifi-cast, now you can share files trough wifi, function? read here
Updated LG cosmetics almost anywhere, source from p900 and p690
Fixed white dialer buttons when Russian language is selected
Fixed battery drain issue - google apps related
Build.prop corrections and modifications, merged LG default properties, WARNING do not change build.prop default values.
A lot of changes features and ports.. see for your self..
ISSUES: If you dont like the LG MDPI launcher, download the old LG launcher from 2.2, link below, flash through recovery
LG launcher does have issue on category and list style, use paginated layout works flawlessly.
FC when tapping add favorites on Favorite contacts widgets, TO add fav contacts go to Contacts list and select fav contacts, it will show on the widget.
FC when selecting more > sound effects on Music player, shortcut not working even on black bird ROM
FC when pressing comment box on 4x3 lg music widget, it doesn't work yet, not needed at all fb twitter and myspace works
FC when toggling brightness control on power control widget, wifi Bluetooth sync gps works
For the special edition v2.3 visit the blog spot: @ hxxp://gs-p500.blogspot.com/
▷ v2.2 F-I-N-A-L-E
Re-based the ROM on CynogenMod 7.2 160912 nightly
Implanted DjNoXD's Candied-kernel v2.5.6 ta vsync xz - 20120830
Fixed statusbar black notifications color and notification panel background not changing when themes are applied, merged fix here
Fixed header panels button, source Zdune25 optimus2x theme
Ported LG 2.0 weather widget and app + working animations + 3 widgets style, added LG finance app and widget + 3 styles, bookmark widget + 2 styles
Replaced OI Filemanager with LG Polaris Document viewer, also works as a Filemanger
Added Home Selector for faster Launcher app switching
Added LG widgets, bluethooth control and wifi control, Old weather widget is removed
Modified Bubble style messaging same as in optimusnet, source Blackbird ROM
Removed unneeded scripts, now boot time is much faster, deoedxed system/app folder
Re-enabled surface dithering, some user doesnt know how to enable this back, LOL
Updated User Interface cosmetics..some noticeable changes
Reverted CM nightly camera app, N2 camera app doesnt have touch focus
Merged Google Apps, no need to flash anymore + updated Google Maps, removed Currents install it on play store if needed
Two version FULL and LITE/ LITE=No Google Apps Included
Added Center clock Patch and Undo patch for GS2.2 under download section
Version 2.2 is Finale unless I got something new, 2.2 is performance wise, more lg goodies you'll never experience on Optimus One, UNTILL this rom came up
To update from 2.1 to 2.2, do a full wipe, gapps is included
Upgrading from 2.1 to 2.2 LITE version, simply wipe dalvik cache
Use only stable Recoveries e.i CWM 220.127.116.11 and AmonRA 3.06 thunderg
To flash the stock keyboard, refer to this post here
Known issues, Lg keyboard haptic feedback doesnt work, voice recorder only records high quality - mms mode not working, calendar and yahoo news widget doesnt fit on stock launcher
Polaris office only work as a filemanager, alarm widget doesnt work - can be used as clock.
Tips, To re-arrange drawer apps alphabetically - select manage layout and the reset, If category style seems laggy for you - try page layout on app drawer, WARNING do not flash any Scripts, this rom already contains useful and working optimizations and NOT false promises
Ported Social Networking Site functionality from stock LG 2.0 rom /FB, twitter and MySpace for LG, + working social(plus) widget
Striped down LG launcher apk, saves spaces
Ported STOCK Animations and transitions, modified as SMOOTH as stock lg froyo ui animations
Replaced default camera app from N2 camera.apk, no delays when switching picture to video mode or vise versa
Framework modifications, updated 2.0 user interface
Redefined dialer, rounded buttons, source from Black bird rom
Added LG 2.0 ui statusbar transparency option under theme chooser, credits to mik_os
Updated Gallery quiclpic to 2.3.3
Added from LG 2.0 rom, all notifications sound and rign-tunes
Redefined boots sound and animations, source Black bird rom
Modified init scripts, added touch response
Increased dalvik VM to 48m pre-default value, surface dithering force disabled, to enable go to performance settings, check dithering and reboot
First attempt and Shifted emulating ROM to LG 2.0 UI
Updated cosmetics to hybrid of o2x and oNet user interface, resources from balck bird rom and zdune's optimus 2x theme, other used resources are from ME
Everything is pre-themed, dialer, music, statusbar, menus, popups, icons etc..
Replaced Nemus Launcher to LG 2.0 launcher from Stefan Gündhör (fixed adding widgets Force close)
Relpaced and removed stock Android keyboard and stock lg keyboard with the ported LG 2.0 keyboard, multiple language writing support and T9dictionary (note: there is a misplaced key and haptic feedback doesnt work)
Fully ODEXED system app, benefits, boots faster and load system apps in a snap, what is the difference of odexed and deoxed rom? read here
Still zip aligns on boot for non odexed apk's for better memory management
Increased LMK to 80mb, vm heap form 24m to 32m as default also reverted 60m heap size additional option under cm settings.
Fixed security settings and Brightness power widgets settings FC's
Also fixed date not showing on statusbar when pulled down, unchecked the soft buttons on left option
Added Lg weather widgets form the widget list
Default CynogenMod Kernel installed and integrated tun.ko module (useful for vpn users) Quickpic still as the default gallery application
Removed black statusbar theme on theme chooser, statusbar(systemui) still supports transparency
Added md5 fingerprint for security, optional center clock patch and undo patch for gs2.0 (get it on download section)
There are lot of changes and I cant remember that all, more on emulating the 2.0 user interface.
Original ics theme is still unsupported and there is no revert to stock ui undo theme patch, to lazy to update those at the moment.
This is 1st attempt, dont ask me to port this and that, because if I CAN.. I already did that, but who knows may be on the future releases.
Updating from previous version, suggested to do a clean wipe (wipe system,data,cahce and dalvik) to backup previous data, use this
ROM recompilation, added MD5 hash fingerprint for security under download section
Moved all /data/apps to /system/apps partition, to avoid user from deleting additional apps
Added option to increase VM Heap size up to 60mb, navigate to settings > GingerSnap settings > performance > vm heap size (default heap 24mb)
Included a striped out stock GB qwerty keyboard (no t9 dictionary) also set as default input method, stock GB keyboard with t9 support here
Replaced ThunderVN by thachtunganh to stock CM7.2 kernel (should fix 2way call recording issues)
Revamped Stock LG UI, adapted stock froyo cosmetic, rounded buttons and windows, stock notification bar and menu updated
Added gradient background on dialer, fix left behind stock cm icons on contacts
Fixed statusbar transparency support (select system theme on theme chooser, go to launcher settings > others > performance, check high quality scrolling)
Reconfigured some built-in scripts, privately signed ROM and New GAPPS
Updated GAPPS added thinkfree office and downgraded youtube app regarding to HQ video playback not supported over WiFi connection
Do not flash Original ICS theme, same warning as on v1.4, you'll lose additional settings go here for ICS theme
This version is 99.9% smother than all previous version
Updated ROM based to nightly cm7.2 08-12-2012changelog
Replaced previous default kernel roqIX and implanted thundervn v1.02 by thachtunganh
Updated all applications to latest version including su and binary
Merged Spare parts and LCD density modder under settings/additional settings
Re-integrate and striped out tts lang.pico, should fix gplus, voice issues and FC under settings voice recognition settings/text speech settings
Integrated power saving sysctl.conf configuration, to check if working >run TE >type su >type sysctl -p and hit enter (ignore errors)
Updated minor cosmetics from lg-ui 2.0
Replaced stock sound recorder to lg stock voice recorder (mms mode not working, records always at best quality)
Updated the google apps, included currents and youtube (play store and youtube app will only show when connected to an internet network)
To updated from 1.3 to 1.4, wipe dalivik and cache and re-install the new gapps provided if needed
This is an update/clean build for more than a month of the previous version was created
Warning DO NOT flash original ics theme or else you'll lose some settings, download ics theme from here instead
All previous v1.3 themes are compatible on this update (except original ics theme)
◢Ginger Snap 2.X+ is an emulation of this USER INTERFACE also know as LG2.0 UI + some ports from related LG stock ROM's
No IDEA? watch the embedded video
PRESSING THANKS BUTTON IS APPRECIATED!
WARNING! there's no WARNINGS!
To get Ginger Snap themed, flash this individual Theme Pack zips
It contains Same User Interface and additional apps modifications like on GTR and RAZR-UI
This is made for user to had the option on choosing which theme they prefer
It also allows user to switch theme easily by just flashing it over the current one or vise versa
To do after flashing the desired theme, go to theme chooser and select the theme you just flashed then restart the launcher to get the icons applied.
You can always revert back to stock theme the by flashing STOCK THEME zip
framework-res cosmetics and mod
systemui mod and layouts
ICS layout settings
lock screen styles
ics notifications icons
ice gtr app icons and ics black trans theme
center clock mod
framework-res cosmetics and mod
systemui mod and layouts
ICS layout settings
razr lock screen styles
razr mod launcher
razr notifications icons
blur app icons and gingerblur trans theme
center clock mod
This ROM is not discontinued, you can still have this UI on Ginger Snap by flashing the appropriate theme pack. For those who feels much stable on GTR version, I provided two version which is the best builds for all my GTR Series
FOR NEW and OLD BASEBAND!
Very Small update (fix)
Fixed UI lag after some use
Fixed Headset icon not showing (sometimes)
Recompiled ICS keyboard (causes lag on previous version 7.7)
Disabled sysctl tweaks
Reverted stock fonts as default for multilang support
Updated changefont shell command (use this command to revert back to olney ^^)
Merged cosmetic fix (no need to flash it anymore)
Updated Based ROM to cm7.2 nightly 061012
FOR NEW and OLD BASEBAND!
Updated adreno libs
Updated adreno tweaks (system_build.prop_based)
Updated secured patch HOST (builtin_add_block)
Updated patched Sqlite
FIXED GPS loc/AGPSfix by default (do not use gpsfix command, test the default fix first)
Fixed (RC2 reported bug) bluetooth battery drain (framework_based)
Fixed Drawer scrollinng micro lagz
Fixed Menu scrolling lagz
Integrated additional .prop tweak (system_build.prop_based)
Improved scrolling (very light)
Improved imaging quality
Improved screen multi-touch responsiveness
Improved UI performance (snappy for short)
Reconfigured OC values to SMARTASS2 480-710
Reconfigured Frameworks modification
Original framework at 1st boot (system_framework_based)
Original systemUI at 1st boot
Updated scripts/hacks/tweaks (more reliable performance)
Improved i/o tweaks from tweakzv6
Improved sysctl values from turboboost
Improved external partition tweaks from thunderbolt
New TCP tweaks values form thunderbolt v2.7
Increased sdcard read ahead value to 4096
Increased VM dalvik (pre configured)
Disabled debugging notification icon
Reverted Physical Search Button function
Reverted DSPMANAGER 2.35 by bumslayer
MOVED All google apps to Addons (including Vending)
Updated google playstore 3.5.19 (auto updates)
-----ReSuperchared OLD values much better (agressive LMK values)
-----ReKernelized OLD values (integrated I/O scheduler tweaks)
Reconfigured 3G turbo charge (LESS BATTERY DRAIN)
Reconfigured Signal reception (LESSEN Values, MORE BATTERY)
Reconfigured renice values from tweakzv6
Integrated auto fix permissions
Deleted OLD shell commands (rmcclock,rmpatch,changeset,repatch,boost,tm)
Improved UI visual theme (system_theme_based)
Redefined system emoticons (miui style)
Replaced some icons (better that v5.8)
New FM RADIO visual look (cool!)
New LOCKSCREENS (bubble style as disk, dark rotaries, transparent sliders) (system_job_tag_besed)
New ICS Notification Power Widgets (system_theme_based)
Added transyparency supprot on some apps
Added THE VERY 1ST GTR wallpaper chooser (complete set of viriaty taste handpicked wallpapers)
CODE NAME? GETmaX
----POSSIBLE BENCHMARK SCORE @787MHZ --------------------------------- MAX FPS VSYNC-ON ------------------------------------ MAX FPS VSYNC-OFF ----------------------
◢CREDITS AND THANKS TO THE FF:
✔Android - for OS platform
✔LG Electronics - for firmware and platform
✔Google - for references
✔XDA- for tutorials and innovations
✔CynogenMod TEAM - for ROM/SOURCE
✔Stefan Gündhör - for the LG 2.0 launcher port
✔matteof93 - for the black bird rom as resource
✔zDune - for the lg theme used as resource too
✔vikasb32 - for tips and suggestions
✔DjNoXD - for the Candied-Kernel
✔thachtunganh - for the CAF Kernel
✔roqu3 - for the Kernel
✔itasoulas - for the miracle rom cosmetics
✔adfad666 - for baseband fixes
✔pikachu01 - for scripts and guidlines
✔Zeppelinrox - for wonderful tweaks
✔slaid480 - for scripts and build.prop hacks
✔GadgetCheck - for scripts
✔saigetsu - for scripts
✔knzo - for the build.prop tweaks tutorials
✔imbawind - for scripts and tweaks
✔Zdune - for theme patcher and tutorials
✔achep - for theme, layouts and acpatcher
✔D3HuM4NiZ3D - for the sound mod
✔bumslayer - for the DSP update
✔And you - for the support
This rom looks amazing neko but I don't like ICS on the Optimus One because youtube HQ isn't working. I think I'll try it even if youtube don't work because the UI is BEAUTIFUL
Thanks Neko for an other amazing rom
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