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Difference between rom, mod, kernel, script and etc.


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Feb 24, 2012
Mod: something that changes your system just a little bit. Like changing the ui or changing an app.

Rom: A third party custom firmware for your phone (rom is also short form for read-only memory)

Kernel: Tells your hardware what to do, borrowed from linux (i think)

Script. Small set of instructions that tell your phone what to do. Often to your advantage.


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