[ROM][4.2.2][AOKP/CM/PA] GT-I9100 Vanilla RootBox [04/08][v4.2][DEVELOPMENT THREAD]

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    Vanilla RootBox is built straight from RootBox sources and always carries a very light installation with no extra/useless apps. This means, you can enjoy a pure Android experience combined with AOKP/CM/PA features. Every RootBox releases are stable and always up to the challenge for a daily usage. If you're wondering how this ROM differs from any other AOKP roms out there, I only have one thing to say: Try it yourself and choose the one that meets your requirements.


    Built from RootBox Sources

    For a complete list of all Features in RootBox, visit the following link:
    Complete Feature List

    AOKP Features

    Hybrid Settings

    Per App DPI
    Per App Colors (Statusbar, Icons, NavBar)
    Per App UI (Phone, Tablet, Phablet)
    Per App Expanded Mode (FullScreen)
    NavBar Height

    General Settings

    Home button call answer (Accessibility Option)
    Variable Lockscreen Pattern size (CM)
    Quiet Hours (CM)
    Power Sounds (CM)
    Camera Shutter sound
    Permissions (AOKP)
    Profiles (CM)
    Update Center – OTA Updates through GOO Manager


    Save pictures to external memory
    Timer Shutter
    Voice Shutter
    Power Shutter
    Picture Size
    Focus Mode
    Color Effects
    White Balance
    ISO Settings
    Scenery Settings
    Smart Shutter
    Store Location (GPS)
    Burst Shots


    Clock: Increasing Alarm
    Clock: Flip/Shake – Snooze or Dismiss
    Clock: Disable Alarm Icon on Statusbar


    Easy selector
    Privacy Mode
    Quick Message
    Wake and Unlock
    Strip Unicode
    Emoji support
    Direct Call
    Message font size
    Text area size


    Noise supressiony, Off)
    Flip Actions
    Phone: Advance Phone Settings (Vibrate on Answer, Every 45 Seconds, On Hangup and On Call Waiting)
    Rejected calls as missed
    Voicemail can be cleared in notification

    RootBox Settings

    General UI

    Pie (Paranoid Android)
    Low Battery Warning (Pop-up & Sound, Pop-up only, Sound only, Off)
    Expanded Desktop


    Disable Fullscreen Keyboard (Landscape mode)
    Auto keyboard rotation
    Option to control cursor in text fields using volume keys


    Lockscreen See Through
    Lockscreen Background
    Screen Security Features (Unlock options: Quick Unlock, Delay Screen Lock, Menu Unlock, Home Unlock)

    Statusbar and Notification Drawer

    Breathing SMS
    Breathing Missed Call
    Display Connected WiFi Network beside Carrier Label
    Notification Drawer Shortcuts
    Notifications Behaviour (Always Expand, Never Expand, Normal, Old Style)
    Notification icon opacity
    Power Widget (CM)


    cLock (Chronus)


    Option to disable sound when adjusting volume
    Launch Music app on Headset connection
    Swap Volume Buttons on Rotation

    Hardware Keys

    Hardware Keys Remapping
    Lockscreen Hardware Keys Remapping

    Recommended Installation Steps

    Coming from another Custom ROM:

    1. Wipe Data/Factory Reset (This does not affect your Internal/External storage)

    2. Flash RootBox zip

    3. Flash JB GAPPS

    4. Wipe Dalvik Cache

    5. Reboot

    Coming from Stock Samsung ROM:

    1. Root Phone - Get CWM Recovery (Refer to How to root your Samsung Galaxy S2)

    2. Wipe Data/Factory Reset (This does not affect your Internal/External storage)

    3. Flash RootBox zip

    4. Flash JB GAPPS

    5. Wipe Dalvik Cache

    6. Reboot

    How to upgrade RootBox versions:

    1. Download RootBox update

    2. Flash RootBox update

    3. Wipe Cache (Optional)

    4. Wipe Dalvik Cache (Optional)

    5. Reboot

    RootBox Sources


    Kernel Sources

    CyanogenMod Samsung SMDK4210


    Official Downloads

    Mirror 1

    Mirror 2

    Google Apps

    Quick Tip: To avoid bad flashes and unexpected surprises, make sure you check the md5sum of the downloaded zip file against the one displayed on Goo or Androtransfer.

    All Private Messages sent to me for support will be ignored. I do not have the time to go through all the PMs I receive on a daily basis.

    New Rules:
    *Read Support Thread (At least the first page and the last few pages)
    *Read Support Thread once again to make sure you haven't missed anything
    *Got a question? Search in this thread or Search in the Support Thread using the search function available in each thread.
    *Questions related to: Kernel, Battery, Apps, Themes, Features etc.. should be asked in the SUPPORT THREAD.
    *If you don't follow the rules, you will be reported to a moderator. (You have been warned)

    For any DEVELOPMENT related question, you can ask them here

    Non-development | Discussion | Support

    This is a development thread only. For Discussion, Support and Non-development posts: Use the Support Thread! You have been warned.

    RootBox Support Thread


    **Due to thread size limit restrictions, only the latest version's changelog will be displayed.
    If you wish to have changelogs from previous versions, you can find them at the following link:

    RootBox Changelogs

    RootBox Nightlies Changelogs

    Changelogs are now integrated with the ROM itself:

    - At the root of ROM zip file (changelog.txt)
    - Goo Manager app (View Changelog section of the zip file)
    - Goo.im website (Drag mouse over the zip file and click "view file changelog")


    * Check Support Thread for Known Issues


    If you want to donate, feel free to do so but I'm not a big fan of donations. I put this up because I've been getting too many PM asking for my paypal account.

    Credits/Thanks To:
    * AOKP
    * Teamhacksung
    * The CyanogenMod Project
    * Paranoid Android
    * DaXmax
    * Rodries
    * Pier
    * BigDenn - Logo, bootanimation and wallpapers




    Contribute to RootBox

    Those interested in making wallpapers and bootanimation for RootBox, send an email to [email protected] with the following:

    • Name
    • Email

    • Attach wallpaper in email
    • Two sizes are required: HDPI and XHDPI

    I'll review them and add the wallpapers in the next release. I will also choose the best one as the default wallpaper for official releases.

    • Attach bootanimation or paste download link in the email.
    • Two sizes are required: HDPI and XHDPI

    Wallpaper Resolution
    • HDPI: 960 x 800
    • XHDPI: 1440 x 1280

    You can also contribute by creating icons for settings. Use proper sizes and always include compatibility for HDPI and XHDPI.

    The reason behind this is very simple. I'm always busy and I've neglected the visual aspect of RootBox for a while now. It's time to polish it with new visuals!

    How to Build RootBox from Source

    Getting started

    I will assume that you have some kind of knowledge with Linux and how to use a terminal. I will also assume that you have already setup all the android building requirements. First, you must create your working folder and initialize a repository with RootBox sources. The following steps will guide you in creating this working folder where you will be able to build RootBox.

    You should now open a terminal (By default you should be in your home folder: /home/yourusername/)

    Step 1: Let's create a folder in your home directory named RootBox. This will be referred as your working folder.

    ~$ mkdir RootBox

    Step 2: Let's change our directory to the new RootBox folder we just created.

    ~$ cd RootBox

    Step 3: Now that we are in our working folder (RootBox), we will initialize our RootBox repository by entering the following command:

    ~$ repo init -u git://github.com/Root-Box/platform_manifest.git -b jb-mr1

    Step 4: It's now time to sync RootBox sources which could vary from a few minutes to a few hours depending on your internet connection.

    ~$ repo sync

    Building Vanilla RootBox

    Now that you have synced the sources, you're ready to build RootBox.

    You can run the following build script:

    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh -device- -sync- -thread- -clean-

    • Device: Choose between the following supported devices: i9100, i9100g, i9300, d2att, d2tmo, d2vzw, mako and grouper.
    • Sync: Will sync latest RootBox sources before building
    • Threads: Allows to choose a number of threads for syncing and building operation.
    • Clean: Will remove the entire out folder and start a clean build. (Use this at your discretion)


    1) Sync sources and Build RootBox for GT-I9100 with 12 threads

    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh i9100 sync 12

    2) Don't sync sources, clean out folder and build RootBox for GT-I9300 with 6 threads

    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh i9300 nosync 6 clean

    3) Don't sync sources, clean out folder and build RootBox for SGH-I747 with 4 threads

    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh d2att nosync 4 clean

    4) Sync sources, clean out folder and build RootBox for Nexus 4 with 5 threads

    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh mako sync 5 clean

    This script will make a signed flashable zip file located in out/target/product/-device-/RootBox-JB-(Device)-Nightly-(Date).zip

    Some New things to expect in the next nightly:

    • New WiFi and Signal icons: Credits to ParanoidAndroid. They look much better than the stock ones.
    • StatusBar Toggles Holo Light : All toggles are now Holo when option is enabled.
    • New Toggle: RootBox Toggle - Access RootBox Settings (Thanks to Kroz for the icons)
    • Screen Delay timeout stuck @5 Seconds fixed
    • Option to disable fullscreen keyboard in landscape mode
    • One touch profile selection (When you choose profile from Power Menu, you don't need to confirm by pressing OK)
    • Long press Profile Toggle: Profiles Settings (Profile Toggle is still a work in progress)
    • Long Press Quiet Hours Toggle: Quiet Hours Settings (Toggle works but does not refresh status and icon, I will work on this)
    • Pattern Lock FC fixed
    • AOKP Record Toggle: Record Voice through toggle (Record, Stop, Play)
    • Lockscreen Memory Leak fixed
    • Pie Updates
    • Lockscreen targets: Custom app icons are smaller and rounded corners of gallery icons
    • Quiet Hours: Fixed notification sounds playing when Quiet Hours enabled.
    • Profiles: Lockscreen options (Insecure, Disabled, Default) fixed
    • Lockscreen NavBar: Little circle overlapping NavBar Buttons when PowerMenu or StatusBar dropped down on lockscreen.
    • Camera: HDR rendering for every devices (Nexus 4 already has it)


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    Way too many useless posts in here, I can't even keep track of real bugs anymore. This is a development thread guys, not a support thread. I'll open this back once I created a support thread for RootBox, until then, do whatever you want.