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BusyBox Setup - flashable zip

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10th October 2012, 10:59 AM   |  #1  
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First of all, a BIG THANKS to | CyanogenMod | Linus Yang | Stephen (Stericson) | for the BusyBox binaries; "More suitable for Android than the prebuilt ARM binaries from busybox.net"

This is a flashable zip that will install the latest/stable BusyBox:
(1.22.1 bionic) built 2014.06.22

(1.21.1-jb_bionic) built 2013.07.25
(1.21.1-linusyang) built 2013.10.08
(1.21.1-Stericson) built 2013.07.08

Install location is /system/xbin with system-wide symlinks to all necessary applets (and then some...)

A simple flash from recovery is all that's needed

BusyBox
BusyBox-v1.22.1.zip - 384.19 KB
md5: dc2e8404eacc8a953f806dc24714f38e

CyanogenMod
BusyBox_v1.21.1-jb_bionic.zip - 354.64 KB
md5: db02b49fba888e8e725f657d8ee0e8b3

Linus Yang
WITH SymLinks:
BusyBox_v1.21.1-linusyang.zip - 715.04 KB
md5: 2852f22afa46c109528cd5f0c1df9de5

Linus Yang
WITHOUT Symlinks:
BusyBox_v1.21.1-linusyang-nosymlink.zip - 714.27 KB
md5: 30a2101f7443aa99e3757880ac6ac30e

Stericson
BusyBox_v1.21.1-Stericson.zip - 457.35 KB
md5: 92d50d620905cdbeb02e60a39d341c8a

BusyBox Cleaner
BusyBox-Cleaner.zip - 937 bytes
md5: d0215a1c25ae5cc7254fed2269a93c21

BusyBox Cleaner can be used to remove all symlinks in /system/xbin that point to BusyBox (useful for testing builds/removing broken links) but does not delete the BusyBox binary.
(thanks @Phil3759 for the delcount function/idea)

As always make a NANDroid backup: YOU PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK

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3rd June 2013, 02:59 PM   |  #2  
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Thanks very much for the flashable zip - this is the only way I've been able to install Busybox on my HTC One.

Can you please create an updated flashable zip for the most recent version of Busybox - v1.21.

Thanks in anticipation!
4th June 2013, 12:05 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by MediocreFred

Thanks very much for the flashable zip - this is the only way I've been able to install Busybox on my HTC One.

Can you please create an updated flashable zip for the most recent version of Busybox - v1.21.

Thanks in anticipation!

Your welcome, glad it worked for you.

The BusyBox binary I'm using was built by Linus Yang (not myself), I only put the pkg together to make a flashable zip.

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11th September 2013, 01:32 PM   |  #4  
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Three cheers for jazzruby!

I too am a HTC One user and this is invaluable.

Thank you VERY much
12th September 2013, 12:12 PM   |  #5  
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thanks a lot dude...good work
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Thanks for this!

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18th November 2013, 01:29 PM   |  #7  
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Updated BusyBox to 1.21.1

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19th November 2013, 07:53 PM   |  #8  
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Added BusyBox_v1.21.1-jb_bionic (CyanogenMod) and BusyBox_v1.21.1-Stericson to the mix.

Also added BusyBox Cleaner to remove all symlinks in /system/xbin that point to BusyBox since BusyBox binaries are built with differing applets and can leave 'broken' links when testing different builds.

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19th December 2013, 03:53 PM   |  #9  
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Thank you very much.
I finally found a way of installing Busybox on the HTC One.
30th December 2013, 10:38 AM   |  #10  
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Thank you so much, I was really struggling to get busybox onto the HTC One...

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