[ROM] SlimSaberKat-jflte-4.4.4-20141014 [unofficial SlimKat builds] for jflte

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MrHex23

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wifi speed

does anyone have problems in this rom with the wifi speed download ? i normally download with 2-5mb from different hotspots especially home wifi, after downloading this rom and added the slim gapps

1. SlimSaberKat-jflte-4.4.4-20141020.zip
2. Slim_mini_gapps.4.4.4.build.8.x-282

rom works perfect, fast, battery seems ok , don't know if i can make it even better ( i am always with wi-fi or 3g open) but as said having problems with wi-fi , donwloading with max 100kb when normally were mbs. Reseted the router, nothing.
 

MrHex23

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does anyone have problems in this rom with the wifi speed download ? i normally download with 2-5mb from different hotspots especially home wifi, after downloading this rom and added the slim gapps

1. SlimSaberKat-jflte-4.4.4-20141020.zip
2. Slim_mini_gapps.4.4.4.build.8.x-282

rom works perfect, fast, battery seems ok , don't know if i can make it even better ( i am always with wi-fi or 3g open) but as said having problems with wi-fi , donwloading with max 100kb when normally were mbs. Reseted the router, nothing.


Latwr edit : fixed with an play store update
 

Kondra007

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Sorry for little off-topic: How can I detect, whether a selected device is "caf" (Code Aurora Forum) or not caf?
I see a message on SlimRoms.net "Note: Rebuilding as 8.12.1 due to sensor problems on none caf devices", but can't find out, whether my devices are caf.

Especially I'm wondered in I9505, I9100 (SGS2) and mako (Nexus 4).
Sorry for my bad English.
 

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Sorry for little off-topic: How can I detect, whether a selected device is "caf" (Code Aurora Forum) or not caf?
I see a message on SlimRoms.net "Note: Rebuilding as 8.12.1 due to sensor problems on none caf devices", but can't find out, whether my devices are caf.

Especially I'm wondered in I9505, I9100 (SGS2) and mako (Nexus 4).
Sorry for my bad English.

I9505 is caf, i9100 and mako are not
 

angelcalibur

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Nope, you missed the boat, this ROM has ceased development due to our loyal dev (kantjer) not owning this device anymore.

Official slim kat (soon to be slim (L)p.....??) is running very nice and obviously still in development ;)

i agree and with lastest alucard, it running really fine (but the wifi/BT bug is always here)...
i'am not really sure that cm team will resolve this trouble cause they are working on L release. :(
 

KaszasM

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I'm using the stable one. Build 7.0. And the screen was flickering eventually.

my experience with screen flickering :
if i open dropbox small picture /preshow/ flickers, but if i undervolt GPU the lowest value in alucard kernel with 1 step its stops , still some flickers left but not by "low" performance,or jsut watching pictures
on ext4 partition format total commander flickers as hell if i copy data , but its completly /flickerfree/working well if im on f2fs no flickers at all by TC copy or move, but same solution on f2fs for low performance undervolt 1 step gpu voltage ...or dropbox preshown pictures flickering there too
1 more thing im blackedout/trds all over/dropbox too/ where possible maybe that can make a diffrence too with my "flicker"experinence
and im using 08/20 ssk based on 7.4 sk can try its stable as 7.0
 
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TichDarkener

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I'm actually still quite happy with my S4, waiting to see what lollipop will do to it! ;)
However my gf's phone is pretty broken already, so thinking about an upgrade, giving her my S4, and the OPO 64GB Sandstone Black is definitely high on my radar.
On the other hand I might be able to get a S5 on the cheap via a company contract, so I'm wondering how much the OPO is, in euros, including shipping and stuff?
 
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    SlimSaberKat
    Unofficial SlimKat build - Alucard kernel
    Rom built with SaberMod 4.8.4 toolchain
    Kernel built with SaberMod 4.9.2 toolchain
    Fast, smooth and stable


    I proudly present SlimSaberKat.
    SlimSaberKat is built from SlimKat source with SaberMod 4.8.4 compiler and "JustArchi's ArchiDroid Optimizations" V3 build optimisations like O3, strict aliasing and many more to make the ROM even faster and smoother. If you want to see all optimization flags set for building this ROM, have a look a look at this commit, line 73-83.
    I could cherry-pick some commits ahead from SlimRom team or patches from other repositories if I find them useful.

    If you want to know more about build optimization and the build flags used to build SlimSaberKat I can advise you to read this post by @JustArchi.

    SlimSaberKat ROM comes with Alucard's great AOSP kernel.

    I will follow the weekly and stable builds of the official ROM and if there are interesting commits I will try to make a midweekly build.

    Disclaimer
    I'm not responsible for any damages on your device.
    Please don't discuss these "unofficial" builds in the official SlimKat thread.

    Installation instructions
    Coming from an older SlimRom (< 4.4.2) version or another ROM to 4.4.x:
    Reboot to recovery
    Full wipe: data, cache, dalvik cache
    Flash ROM
    Flash gapps

    Coming from previous SlimKat (official or unofficial) build:
    Wipe cache and dalvik cache
    Flash ROM
    No need to re-flash gapps it will be restored back automatically during flashing (also see FAQ)

    Interesting links
    slimroms.net - The official webpage where you find everything you need to know about SlimRoms.
    Official S4 SlimKat thread
    Alucard kernel thread
    Alucard kernel settings thread
    SlimKat stock kernel

    Credits
    Rom Source -SlimRom team
    kernel - Alucard (thanks for allowing me to use your kernel in this ROM)
    SaberMod toolchain - sparksco
    build optimizations - JustArchi

    Special Thanks
    Inspiration to start this project @fusionjack

    Donation thanks
    lucsbran, davtse, ParkerParker, Mistertac, malybru, KaszasM, FlanjeUK

    XDA:DevDB Information
    SlimSaberKat Jflte, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S 4

    Contributors
    kantjer
    ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
    Based On: SlimKat (AOSP)

    Version Information
    Status: Stable

    Created 2014-05-23
    Last Updated 2014-10-14
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    You will then receive an XDA notification when a new ROM is available.


    Download locations:

    SlimSaberKat primary download (BasketBuild)
    SlimSaberKat download mirror (Android File Host)

    Slim stable gapps
    Slim beta gapps



    Changelog:

    Official SlimKat Changelog

    Additional changes in SlimSaberKat compared with the official SlimKat:
    • Built for speed using SaberMod 4.8.4 toolchain and build optimizations
    • Backup and restore script for Xposed binaries when doing an upgrade
    • Modified gps.conf, for faster GPS fix
    • Reverted "UNOFFICIAL Builds are for Developers and Testers!" commit to remove debug info and keep inline with official version
    • Added SlimSaberKat version to the "About phone"screen
    • Option to answer call with hardware HOME button
    • Changed default screen DPI to 420 (will only affect clean installs)
    • New bootanimation thanks to @DJDobermann
    • removed 5 second delay to open apps after pressing home button
    • SlimOTA working for SlimSaberKat, will work for every new release
    • mobile settings on main settings page
    • network stats to statusbar
    • status bar activity indicators for mobile data and wifi
    • Lockscreen notifications
    • AOKP custom system animations
    • Volume panel background color && transparency
    • Removed network stats activity arrows from status bar
    • Make double tap gesture configurable
    • Set transmission priority for a2dp media channel to high

    Kernel changes
    • Alucard kernel included (built with SaberMod 4.9.2)
    • Included optimized kernel profiles
    • Fixed ad-blocker script in STweaks, thanks to @hawkerpaul
    • Fixed database optimization script in STweaks

    Changes in most recent version

    Most recent version:

    ROM: SlimSaberKat-jflte-4.4.4-20141014 (SlimKat 8.6 weekly)
    Kernel: stock
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    New ROM uploaded, based on SlimKat 5.95 (Android 4.4.4)

    • removed "Change density on the fly"
    • fixed the auto brightness curve
    • update to Android 4.4.4
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    F.A.Q

    No root
    Q: I did a clean flash and don't have root access.
    A: Rood access is disabled by default on SlimKat. you need to enable it in "Developer options" set root access for Apps and ADB.

    New gapps
    Q: There is a new gapps version, how do I flash it.
    A: Minor gapps updates can be flashed on top off the old version. For major updates it's often recommended by the Slim team to wipe the systems partition and flash ROM and gapps. Alternatively you can deleted system/addon.d/80-gapps.sh or 81-aio_gapps.sh and flash ROM and gapps. This prevents the old gapps to be restored during ROM flash but will allow you to keep all other custom scripts in the addon.folder.

    Removed system files
    Q: I have removed a couple of system apps, do I need to do that again after every dirty ROM flash.
    A: A dirty ROM flash will restore all the ROM's system apps.You can however use a script to remove whatever you want from the ROM when you dirty flash a ROM. See this and this post on how to do that and many other cool things you can do with those scripts.

    DPI settings
    Q: How can i change the DPI and what's the original S4 stock DPI.
    A: DPI Settings are not included in the ROM yet, until then you can use Texdroider DPI. Default Stock DPI is 480.

    New kernel flash
    Q:I flashed a new Alucard kernel (or SlimSaberKat with new kernel included) and now not everything is working as expected.
    A:This can happen when the kernel settings options are changed (in Ramdisk), to correct this delete the "data/.alucard" folder and reboot. That will reset your kernel setting.

    Dalvik to ART
    Q: How do I switch from Dalvik to ART, how do I do it.
    A: As with every major change, start by making a backup, the follow this tutorial by @Jimsilver73

    SlimKat stock kernel
    Q: Where can I download the SlimKat stock kernel
    A: It can be found here, thanks to @hawkerpaul

    Tips and tricks

    • If you want to make Slim even Slimmer @s3icc0 made an overview of apps that are safe to remove

    • To make you're phone feel even faster consider lowering "Windows animation scale", "Transmission animation scale" and "Animation duration scale" in Developer options. Also if you are using Nova Launcher you might want to increase the Scroll and Animation speed.
      My settings:
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    I know a lot of you have been waiting to have Lockscreen Notifications (LSN) in the ROM.
    I made a first test build with LSN integrated in the ROM.

    Features:
    - Pocket mode turn screen on when phone is pulled out of pocket and turn it off when phone gets back in pocket
    - Hide low priority notifications
    - Hide non-clearable notifications
    - Allow dismissing even non-clearable notifications from lockscreen
    - Just turn screen on when there's currently a notification pending
    - Toggle between expanded and normal notification view by longpressing
    - Wake on new notification
    - Configure notification count displayed at once
    - Privacy Mode: Hide notifications content on secure lockscreen.
    - Blacklist apps
    - Show all/dismiss all button, does not dismiss on going notifications, they must be swiped away

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