[ROM] Pure Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (AOSP)

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By Grouper, Senior Member on 15th November 2012, 08:15 AM
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This is completely AOSP with Verizon bins, and root/busybox. It's ALMOST completely functional. Check the Current Bugs section to see the two insignificant ones that are left.

READ THIS FIRST: Upon first boot (after factory reset), everything on your sdcard is moved into a new folder named "0", don't freak out. This has to do with the new multi-user functionality, and this is how it will stay. If you're wondering about the problem of nested folders being created every time you wipe data/cache, and recoveries not being able to see your backups, this has been solved with the latest recoveries. It's NECESSARY that you update to the latest CWM ( or TWRP to prevent this from happening every time you wipe data/cache (do a factory reset). Update CWM through ROM Manager, TWRP through Goo Manager or flash it through fastboot. The downloads are below.

CWM Recovery: http://www.clockworkmod.com/rommanager
TWRP: http://teamw.in/twrp_view_all_devices

fastboot flash recovery [filename.img]
fastboot reboot

Release 6 Magnet Link Please Seed!
Alternate HTTP Download: http://old.bitsurge....-eng_4.2-R6.zip

gapps-4.2-JOP40C-121117: http://old.bitsurge.net/android/pure...40C-121117.zip
NOTE: If you were missing Face Unlock or Wallet update to this gapps.

Current Bugs
  • Can't restore apps/saved WiFi passwords on initial boot
  • Carrier sometimes displays as T-CDMA 64 instead of Verizon Wireless
  • Call back button in missed call notification doesn't work


Release 6 Changelog
  • Fixed Exchange Services FC
Release 5 Changelog
  • Added Exchange support and standard Email app
  • Fixed Daydream Clock settings
  • Added AGPS (faster locks) - didn't go crazy like some people do with the config
  • Added stock Nexus boot animation
Release 4 Changelog
  • Fixed root (includes SuperSu)
  • Added busybox 1.20.2
  • Added Photosphere mode to camera
  • Fixed model information in build.prop
Release 3 Changelog
  • Fixed location services and tethering, thanks again to craigacgomez
  • Fixed gesture typing (Swype-style keyboard)
  • Added Cell Broadcasts (Emergency Alerts)
Release 2 Changelog
  • Fixed Camera and GPS, thanks to craigacgomez

Working vs Nonworking

Currently Working
  • Video acceleration & butter
  • Data 3G & LTE
  • SMS
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth (Phone & Media audio)
  • Sound
  • Phone calls
  • Phone audio, headset, and speakerphone
  • Auto screen brightness
  • Accelerometer
  • Hardware buttons
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Compass
  • Google Now
  • USB Mounting
  • Camera (including FFC, pictures & video)
  • GPS, Verizon cell tower, and Google WiFi location services
  • Tethering (Without Subscription)
  • Gesture Typing
Not Working
  • Can't restore apps/saved WiFi passwords on initial boot
  • Carrier sometimes displays as T-CDMA 64 instead of Verizon Wireless

    Fixed Bugs
  • Exchange Services FC Fixed
  • Settings next to Clock in Daydream Fixed
  • Gesture Typing Fixed
  • Google WiFi and cellular based location services Fixed
  • Tethering Fixed
  • No Photosphere in camera Fixed
  • Video chat in Google Talk Fixed with Gapps v2
  • Camera Fixed
  • GPS Fixed
See something that's not listed? Then I don't know. If you've tried it, let me know.

Kernel Source: https://android.googlesource.com/dev...android-4.2_r1
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15th November 2012, 03:47 PM |#2  
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Love this ROM! The only thing that doesn't work for me is accessing Google Now from the home screen search bar. The actual app works fine but when I press it on my search bar on my home screen it is just a dead spot. Weird thing is that the mic works fine when pressed, it is just the word "Google" that is busted? Anyone else having this issue?

EDIT: I realized that it is an issue with Apex launcher not the ROM.
15th November 2012, 03:51 PM |#3  
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Nice to see you here Grouper! Good job on your Rom. I guess I can now actually hit the thanks button unlike Rootzwiki like button.
15th November 2012, 04:46 PM |#4  
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Downloading now to try it out...coming from slim bean

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15th November 2012, 08:58 PM |#5  
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Hey I noticed you have the T-CDMA64 thing for the pulldown text. The eri.xml is missing in the overlay, It belongs in /device/samsung/toro/overlay/frameworks/base/core/res/res/xml/eri.xml. If you put that in your source it'll report VERIZON WIRELESS every time.

EDIT: Attached the one I use in case you need it.
EDIT2: I had to zip it to get the forum to take it :P
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15th November 2012, 09:01 PM |#6  
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have anyone had bootloops after flashing francos lastest kernels?
15th November 2012, 09:29 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by holla420

have anyone had bootloops after flashing francos lastest kernels?

Franco isn't 4.2...

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15th November 2012, 09:39 PM |#8  
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kool thanks
15th November 2012, 09:49 PM |#9  
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Testing out now, so far so good.
This looks like a very nice rom, I have downloaded it and now in the process of restoring my apps. So far so good, I am pleased with this ROM. I tried another ROM the other day and it was horrible, my data speeds were very slow, radio seemed almost like it was dead.
  • This rom is quick
  • it is very plain, which is what I like
  • Tether/hotspot working as designed
  • Fast
  • I love it. Thank you.

I will report more as I go along with it.
15th November 2012, 10:35 PM |#10  
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I loaded this up this morning, been running on it all day without any issues - everything I've tried works. Nicely done.
16th November 2012, 12:18 AM |#11  
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yes i've been running this since this morning to i'm getting exchange fcs but other then that its pretty nice
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