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The New Slide ROM Bible - Now it updates! - 1/29/2010

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Slide ROM Bible
Old Bible

No one is responsible for what YOU do with YOUR phone. Any software modification to technology carries with it a certain risk of permanent damage, when you modify your device you accept this as your own responsibility.

XDA specific stuff:

Useful information/posting rules

XDA Developers Android application

Useful software (PC)

Easy root - nbetcher

AlphaRev - Gain S-OFF on your Slide!

Quick glossary
ADB - The Android Debug Bridge. A collection of tools that any rooted Android user should have. ADB allows one to interact with their device from a terminal interface. This enables the user to do a variety of tasks such as sideloading applications and more.
Android - A Linux based operating system created and mostly designed by Google. The major revisions are 1.0, 1.1, 1.5 (Cupcake), 1.6 (Donut), 2.0/2.0.1/2.1 (Eclair), 2.2 (Froyo) 2.3 (Gingerbread), and 3.0 (Honeycomb - tablet only). The majority of Android major revisions are named after desserts.
APK - Android PacKage. These are, basically, Android applications and all of their data. They are run via the Dalvik Virtual Machine on your device.
Bootloader - The part of a computer that loads the operating system. If this is damaged/deleted you are screwed.
Flashing - The act of installing a ROM onto an embedded device or emulator.
Overclocking - Increasing the "clock" of a processor to increase its speed at the expense of battery life and possibly your phone. Not all processors overclock the same, even if the hardware is identical. One phone with a Hummingbird SoC will not be able to overclock to 1.2ghz, yet another would be able to overclock to 2.0ghz (very unlikely).
S-ON/S-OFF - S-ON is a "security" measure put in place by HTC on their newer phones that read locks /system and /recovery. Switching S-ON to S-OFF disables this protection and allows you to replace the stock recovery, and modify /system while the phone is in Android.
Radio/Modem - The parts of a firmware that allow communication between the operating system, the telecommunication hardware, and a mobile network. Some radios give good battery life, some good signal, some neither.
XDA - This site, XDA is a community of likeminded developers, hackers, and users who modify various phones running various operating systems (Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, and Android specifically).

ROMs

2.3 Gingerbread
These ROMs are based on Android 2.3 "Gingerbread," the latest version of Google's Android OS (as of 1/21/2011).

CyanogenMOD 7
Nightlies
GAPPS

2.2 Froyo
These are ROMs that are based on Android 2.2 "Froyo". Froyo introduced the JIT compiler, bringing with it major speed boosts in both benchmarks and practice.

CyanogenMOD 6
6.1.1 Final
GAPPS

CM6 clones, themes, WinZips, etc
ArayrayMod
Cyanoginger 1.1
GalaxySlide v1.0
Wired CM MOD
ArayrayMod Revamped

Sense
GratiousSlide 1.0
3rdSense 0.60

Stock Espresso
CR_Mod_2.13.531.1 OTA
HaXspresso 2.2.1

2.1 Eclair

Espresso/Espresso based
CR_MOD_1.35.531_OTA
SlideMeRoot5
SuperRemix 1.0
SLIDE MR1 v4

Stock bloatless/themed Sense
CHARGIN' UP MAH WINZIP
SLIDE-Reloaded v1
EclairSense themed
MMModded CR_Mod - MusicMan374

Sense
Legend to Slide
Aria2Slide BETA 2
Hero2Slide

CyanogenMOD 5 - Warning, alpha as JEBUS
#TeamSlide Senseless v39
Kanged CM 5.0.8
Even more kanged CM 5.0.8!

Kernels
These CWM flashable zips allow you to change kernels. OC kernels allow you to overclock and UV kernels undervolt your processor.

Unnamed Kernel - OC/smartass governor - migueltherocker (aka: MANUEL!)
dumfuq's "dopio" - OC/cm-2.6.29.6

Radios
These CWM flashable zips allow you to pick and choose the radio revision you wish to use together with your ROM.

7.15.35.16 - Latest!
7.09.35.10 - First OTA's
7.08.35.04S
7.07.35.02S
7.03.35.14 - stock

Sources
Radio hosting and reference - reukiodo
Radio extraction and original uploading - ChiefzReloaded
S-OFF - The AlphaRev guys
Original root method - Eugene_373
Latest and greatest root method - nbetcher
Original keyboard fix - brandini
CyanogenMOD - #TeamDouche et al

Mods

Major/Must-have
Root
Another root method
S-OFF
Custom MTD partitions
Wifi fix (CM6)
data2ext for CM7

Launchers
ADW.Launcher
LauncherPro
Zeam

Widgets
Beautiful Widgets - A collection of toggles, weather, clock, and other widgets. Many themes are available and the suite is very customizable. Paid.
Fancy Widget - A great clock and weather widget. Fancy has a multitude of settings and customization options. Free.
Minimalistic Text - A great widget set for those who enjoy having a very minimalistic looking device. Can be configured to show time, weather, battery, and date.

Live wallpapers
Solar Wind live wallpaper
Matrix live wallpaper
Snowfall live wallpaper

Apps
SwipePad Beta
Android Music - Gingerbread music app for >1.6
Metro UI - Windows Phone 7 on your Slide, ish!
Handcent SMS - A great little SMS replacement that allows you to customize almost everything.
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Changelog
1/21/2011:
  • Created for the Vibrant
  • Small amount of Slide ROMs added to Bible
1/22/2011
  • Added kernels
  • Added radios
  • Updated glossary
  • Spelling fixes
  • Grammar fixes
  • Added the majority of Slide ROMs
  • Modified categories to better fit the Slide
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r0, you should keep this thing updated further
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CM7 RC1 is out, miguel's kernel got removed (gpl violation), and the two arayray links are to the same thread, that's all that I see that should be added/fixed
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How can I get my market on the rom I put seems to be missing....

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How can I get my market on the rom I put seems to be missing....

Sent from my SGH-T959 using XDA App

Weird place to ask, but anyways.

Did you flash Gapps?
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Just noticed...3rd sense is now at 1.0. Same link definitely worth it.
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I don't understand this but it wont let me redirect from this page to the gapps page, my computer is stating that it is a malware site?.............
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I don't understand this but it wont let me redirect from this page to the gapps page, my computer is stating that it is a malware site?.............

I sent you a PM already, but for anyone else, in the future...(or even in the past? I'm on to you, Time Travelers.)

Use this link for future GAPP needs:

http://wiki.cyanogenmod.com/index.ph...on/Google_Apps

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