- Apr 28, 2012
N7Root - Nexus 7 Simple Root Tool
by @Complex360 (cyr0s on XDA-Developers)
#include /* * Your warranty is now void. * * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards, * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you. */
I saw people complaining earlier on XDA-Developers about a lack of Linux N7 rooting tools, so I made one.
This tool will unlock the Nexus 7 bootloader, transfer SuperSU, and flash either TWRP or ClockWorkMod recovery images
- Easy to follow instructions
- Unlocks the Nexus7 bootloader
- Flashes either ClockWorkMod or TWRP
- Roots the Nexus 7 and installs SuperSU
- Uses either bundled binaries or ones found in /usr/bin/
V1.5 - Minor changes to adb/fastboot selection code V1.4 - Added "build.sh" build script for configuring from git repo V1.4 - Added support for custom adb/fastboot paths V1.3 - Changed expected TWRP image to "twrp.img" for future-proofing V1.2 - Discontinued Windows binary V1.2 - Merged brando's improvements into script V1.2 - Added platform detections V1.2 - Added FAQ PDF V1.1 - Fixed file permission error in Linux package (Thanks to Mark Lord) V1.0 - Fixed Windows version (included driver bridge libraries) V1.0 - Linux version rewrote.
Mark Lord - Permissions fix
Bug reports: [email protected]