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17th March 2011, 04:02 AM
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[KITCHEN] dsixda HTC Android Kitchen Now for Leo Nand
Thanks to our Senior Moderator dsixda , his Android Kitchen now has support for our Leo Nand too.

You can modify any Rom:
_Nandroid Backups

It is easy to use with some automated features as:
_Add scripts
_Add App2sd
_extract Kernel and initrd

 HTC Android Kitchen - by dsixda (

Main Menu

 1. Set up working folder from ROM
 2. Add root permissions
 3. Add BusyBox
 4. Disable boot screen sounds
 5. Add wireless tethering
 6. Zipalign all *.apk files to optimize RAM usage
 7. Change wipe status of ROM
 8. Change name of ROM
 9. Check update-script for errors
10. Show working folder information

Advanced Options

 11 - Deodex files in your ROM
 12 - Add task killer tweak for speed (stock ROM only)
 13 - Add /data/app functionality
 14 - Add Nano text editor + sysro/sysrw
 15 - Add Bash (command shell)
 16 - Add Apps2SD
 17 - Add /etc/init.d scripts support (busybox run-parts)
 18 - Add custom boot animation functionality
 19 - Porting tools (experimental)
 20 - Unpack or re-pack a boot image
 21 - Unpack data.img
 22 - Sign APK file(s)
 23 - Convert update-script or updater-script
 24 - Run plugin scripts

99. Build ROM from working folder
00. About/Update kitchen
 0. Exit
Originally Posted by dsixda

How do I import a ROM into the kitchen to use as my base?
From a shipped ROM:
First, find the shipped ROM for your device, usually from or from searching xda-developers (check the Wiki or sticky posts under your device's sub-forum).
This link may help: Various devices
Please don't ask me for links, as I don't know everything or own all devices. ;)
The shipped ROM can be found in three different formats. Identify the type you have downloaded:
If the shipped ROM is in a .ZIP format, then simply copy it to the kitchen's original_update folder.
OR if the shipped ROM consists of system.img and boot.img files, then copy those two files to the kitchen's original_update folder.
OR if the shipped ROM is in an .EXE format, then do the following:
In Windows, run the shipped ROM's .EXE file till it gets to the first dialog. Stop there but don't close the window yet.
Go to Start->Run and type: %TEMP%
When the folder opens, search for (use the "magnifying glass" Search button)
Copy to your kitchen's original_update folder
OR from a cooked/custom ROM:
Copy the (or equivalent ZIP file) to your kitchen's original_update folder
OR from a Nandroid backup (under /sdcard/nandroid) [NOT RECOMMENDED FOR NON-STOCK ROM BACKUPS]:
Copy the system.img and boot.img files from the backup folder to your kitchen's original_update folder
NOTE: The Nandroid-backup method of ROM customization is not the best method, because the kitchen may not account for various advanced options that were added outside of this kitchen (these options are in the update-script file which was in the original ROM but is not in the backup. The kitchen needs to re-create this file and 'guess' those options). However, it will support Nandroid backups that already have basic features like root, busybox and /data/app functionality.

Go to dsixda thread and grab your Kitchen now and have some fun with it!


If you like it don't forget to hit thanks to dsixda and consider to him a donation for his work.
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