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[ROM][4.2.2][June 8] Andromadus Slim Bean [build 6.2]

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By blk_jack, XDA Labs & Feed Dev/RD on 2nd June 2013, 10:15 PM
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Important Notes:
  1. Fully compiled from AOSP source with unique features and interesting additions from CM/AOKP.
  2. Read the changelog and installation instructions on the website [here] carefully.
  3. No ports based on the ROM zip file, manifest.xml will be updated regularly and feel free to compile from source
  4. Keep Android open source!!
  5. Goal is to provide a slim, stable and fast Android experience
  6. Download and install what you need, not what we think you need.

Newest Changes
4.2.2 build 6.2 - June 8th 2013
  • Added Quick Torch (mimicry feature)
  • Fixed weird dalvik changes [data usage/random animation lag bug]
  • DashClock updates from Roman Nurik
  • DashClock weather now supports Custom Locations
  • Separated Multi-Part SMS size and preference [Mms app]
  • Fix SlimSizer delete Dialog
  • Faster T9 Dialer
  • App-Uninstall/USB Connect soft reboot fix attempt
  • Fixed ringtone/alarm/notification tone picker
  • Added disabled mode to Expanded Desktop tile
  • Fixed TrueView enabled by default
  • Fixed Expanded mode messing up fullscreen apps
  • Fixed adb backup
  • Enhancements to Media Scanner
  • Memleak fixes to framework
  • Renamed GTalk -> Hangouts
  • Fixed some phone numbers crashing dialer
  • Fixed some storage unmount issues
  • Enhanced Apps DB Access
  • Tons of memleak fixes and optimizations!
  • See the official SlimBean changelog [here]
Gapps
  • Gmail 4.5
  • Hangouts 1.02
  • Playstore Calendar
  • New TalkBack
Join the discussion on [page 9]
Vision specific features
  • Camera key added to rebindable hardware keys/long press lockscreen actions
  • fn+backspace is now fn+longpress backspace to avoid accidental line deletions
  • Toggle to enable Quick Torch added (hold power while screen off to activate led flashlight) (Device Settings)
  • Toggle for hardware keyboard LED to remain lit when keyboard open (Device Settings)
  • Quick Torch (Device Settings)
  • QWERTY keys wake device
  • Trackpad wake/Trackpad unlock (Device Settings)
  • Added governors: asswax/lulzactive/smartassV2 to Andromadus kernel
Enhanced Keymaps
  • Binds missing characters <[{}]>^\` to the unused keyboard special buttons
  • Supported languages: English (DZ/G2), German, Italian, Russian
  • Special key 1 bindings: \ | ^ (base, fn, shift)
  • Special key 2 bindings: < { [ (base, fn, shift)
  • Special key 3 bindings: > } ] (base, fn, shift)
  • The @~ key now also has ` (shift)
  • Special key 1 on the DZ is labelled SYM
  • Special key 1 on the German DZ is labelled MENU
  • Special Key 1 on the Russian DZ is labelled MENU
  • For the G2, www./com. has been replaced with TAB
Exceptions
  • English: SPACE key now also has SYM (shift)
  • German: @! key now also has ~ (shift)
  • Italian: SPACE key now also has GRAVE ACCENT (fn)
  • Russian: Language key now has `


Features

SlimBean strives to provide users with new, unique functionality.
Here are just some of the new features we've come up with:
Lockscreen Shortcuts & Customizations


  • Create a row of shortcuts above the lockscreen circle
  • Lockscreen Circle can choose either 5 and 8 icon layouts
  • Transparent background, custom image or color fill
  • Longpress hardware key actions (Home/Menu/Back/Search/Camera)
Notification Shortcuts allow you to assign up to 16 shortcuts in the notification drawer


  • Assign to any App or Activity
  • Lightweight solution to quickly launch apps from anywhere in the system
  • Colorize application icons to match themes
StatusBar UI & Customizable Date


  • Display the clock/date in any format -- aligned right or center
  • Modify date & time case/style
  • Choose from a variety of battery styles and colors
  • Customize background/style/color/transparency
  • Auto-hide statusbar toggle
Navigation Key Rebinds
  • Completely disable or rebind all available navigation keys and their longpresses.
    Soft as well as hardware keys!
  • Bindable actions: Home, Back, Menu, Recents, Search, Voice Search, Search,
    Power Off, Notifications toggle, Expanded desktop toggle, Kill app, Switch to last app, Custom app, Widget viewpager, QuickSettings toggle, Camera
The Real Dark Slim


  • Beautiful & sleek completely dark theme by Slim Roms developer kufikugel
  • Reskinned ROM apps, Gapps and Android framework.
Other Popular Features
  • SlimOTA to let you easily upgrade to new releases
  • LockScreen widget configuration
  • Keyboard and input method configurations
  • Expanded Power Menu
  • Sound toggle options, camera shutter sound toggle, power connectivity alerts, etc
  • Custom NavBar
  • Customize soft keyboard: disable fullscreen keyboard in landscape
  • Customize carrier label
  • Low battery warning options (pop up/sound/notification/disable)
  • CM PowerWidget
  • CM QuickSettings
  • CM Notification/Battery LED configurations.
  • Disable or manually select mediascan on boot
  • Mark read/Reply/Delete actions for new Email notifications (stock email)
  • ..and much more!
This list is always expanding with the help of our users' feedback. Want to get involved?
Visit us on IRC, Google+ or follow us on Twitter


Hear from Slim and chat with other Slim users
  • IRC: #slimusers @ freenode
  • New to IRC? Don't have a native app? Try the Freenode web client [link] or the Firefox extension Chatzilla [link]
  • Google+ [link]
  • Twitter [link]
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How To Install SlimBean
Please keep in mind if a special instruction is needed it will be noted in the Changelog [here]
  • Download the latest build from [here] [mirror]
  • Addons from [here] (REQUIRED, if you don't have already)
  • Full wipe if coming from another rom (system/data)
  • Flash ROM and the addons you want, reboot
Changelog
Find the latest Changelog [here]

FAQ
Check out our Changelog/FAQ before posting! Keeps more common questions answered in one place! Take a peek [here]

Help us out!
If you want to help us by translating slim to your language check out Crowdin.net and submite your translations.

Thanks!
You can find the full list of credits [here]
Of course a ridiculous amount of credit & thanks go to my fellow Andromadus team members (Flinny, fyodor, darkspadez, Flemmard) for all the incredible work they've done maintaining the device branches that the vision uses. Without their work none of this would be remotely possible.

Additional thanks to the testers in #mimicry: HTCDreamOn, bsmith, smurf, ermo, dkt, Sobek999, Ventricle, ustech, Quintasan, MissyVixen, slickorr, kanty2, pierre_ja, KaszpiR, and any other less vocal people I may have forgotten.

Donations
I don't personally accept donations for ROM work (explained here). The SlimBean team, however, does, but in this case I would recommend that if you truly feel the need to show some monetary appreciation for this ROM that you donate to Flinny. He's put in the most work for making ROMs like this possible on the vision, plus he's a member of the SlimBean team, so show him some love!

Source
Please visit [here] for the rom source code.
Kernel source can be found [here]
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Andromadus SlimBean Notes

It's important to first start off by saying that this ROM is not an Official SlimBean release. Since the vision is so old, and the device branches such a departure from the ones SlimRoms maintains, it requires special commits and things that would make it very difficult to integrate with the rest of the codebase. Keeping that in mind, issue reports should be mentioned here in this thread or to myself personally.

Speaking of how old the vision is, though, that's a very important thing to remember when running this rom. A few notes on the processing power of this device in relation to JellyBean:
  • You may be limited by which apps you can run and how well they will run
  • Too many apps that use background processes will damper your experience with the ROM
All my testing so far has been on a somewhat minimal setup. Not too many widgets, no notoriously bad apps abusing wakelock and killing my battery and things have been quite pleasant. Coming from the S3/S4 I was prepared for a devastatingly slow experience and was surprised and delighted that that simply wasn't the case. That said, you may not have the same wonderful experience that I have on Andromadus SlimBean, but keep in mind that this ROM uses the Andromadus device branches and kernel, and as such will likely suffer from the same upstream issues.

Finally, if you are reporting issues, make sure you can reproduce it on a completely clean build and always include a logcat or last_kmsg for reboots. If possible try to reproduce the issue on Flinny's CM10.1/fyodor's AOSP builds. If you can pinpoint a specific issue on this ROM that isn't present on Flinny's or fyodor's, that goes a long way to getting it fixed quickly!

Known Issues
  • EGL visual glitches may occur on landscape orientation change. They are minor, rare, and can be backed out of.

Upcoming Features & Ideas
These are features and ideas mentioned in the thread that may be worth working on. If you have an idea of your own, please feel free to submit it and if you like an idea mentioned here, mentioning it may help change the priority and immediacy of including the feature.
  • Longpress power button when screen off for torch
  • You tell me!
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Post RE: [ROM][4.2.2][June 2] Andromadus Slim Bean [build 6]
First! Me and demkantor should get something out for this fairly soon (hopefully) but awesome work!
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First! Me and demkantor should get something out for this fairly soon (hopefully) but awesome work!

Thanks guys!

I'm updating the download to fix a small issue with su. If you grabbed the very first one linked please wait for this update!
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404 when entering rom download link.
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Fantastic ROM. I have been running for two days, smooth, fast, no reboots or freezes. Everything works so far and I have experienced great battery life.

Brilliant work!

G2 using Slim Bean
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Hi, sorry but can't find download link for Htc G2(Desire Z)(vision). I'd like to try ur rom

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404 when entering rom download link.

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Hi, sorry but can't find download link for Htc G2(Desire Z)(vision). I'd like to try ur rom

Yeesh, that was exhausting!

I figured out the issue and a new build has been tested and uploaded. To anybody who did manage to download the previous build (and to my beta testers), please update to this one as your su is broken in a few ways!

Sorry to everybody who waited to download this, but I'm at least glad I caught it before you guys flashed it!
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Thumbs up very good! it's great, i like your rom.
we are waitting this rom longer, downioading...and testing . hope you update this rom until..
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Thanks a lot, good work as usual!
Only bug have in 4 days :
The developper option menu force close even if I've taped the build number many times.

NB : I didn't full wiped before flashing from CM 10.1.. I know, it's bad, but I didn't have time , I wanted to do a quick test but I stayed on it!!

Edit : the slimroms site is out of line?
I wanted to look into the add ons...

Edit 2 : I did a full wipe and clean install, and it's ok.
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