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BusyBox Setup - flashable zip

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By jazzruby, Senior Member on 10th October 2012, 10:59 AM
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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 2015.01.01
(1.23.2-Stericson) built 2015.04.10
(1.21.1-linusyang) built 2013.10.08

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-bionic.zip
md5: f1490b50bea3bb8ed2f3267178907dba


Stericson
BusyBox-v1.23.2-Stericson.zip
md5: b993a20fb600cd09a6aae14201bfa8f8


Linus Yang
WITH SymLinks:
BusyBox_v1.21.1-linusyang.zip
md5: 45eac5dff48ebbd236cf2403df41a6b7


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


BusyBox Cleaner
BusyBox-Cleaner.zip
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

-JR-
Last edited by jazzruby; 30th June 2015 at 09:59 PM. Reason: Updated BusyBox (Stericson) to 1.23.2
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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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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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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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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.

-JR-
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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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What is symlink and non symlink busybox?

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