To get added functionality on their phones, many people root or jailbreak their device. Do you root or jailbreak your phone?
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DriveDroid is an Android app that allows you to boot into a number of Linux distributions on your computer from their ISO/IMG files stored on your device. Let’s check out how it works.
If you are new to the Xposed Frameworks and do not know which modules exist, this list of 6 useful Xposed modules should help you get started.
The Root user account on Mac allows you to modify the system files. Apple disabled it by default, but you can enable it if you wish. Here’s how you can do it.
So what should you do after rooting your Android phone? Here are 5 useful apps for you to leverage the root access of your device. Check them out.
The benefit of rooting your Android phone is that you can customize your phone to the fullest. Here are 12 of the best root apps for your Android phone.
The best thing about Android is that you can customize it to your liking. But before you do that, first learn about what is Root, Custom Recovery, and Custom ROMs.
Are you seeing the “Authentication is needed to run /usr/bin/dropbox as the super user” prompt for Dropbox in Ubuntu? Here’s the fix.
If you are looking to multi-task on your Android device, XMultiWindow allows you to open multiple Android apps in split view and access all of them simultaneously.
Installing a custom Android ROM is good, but the process isn’t an easy one, Here are some things to know if you’re just raring to give custom ROMs a try.
One of the bigger questions surrounding smartphone ownership is if you should jailbreak or root it. This practice is done against the advice of the makers of the smartphones, whether it be Apple, Samsung. In this article, we will discuss if it is worth it to jailbreak or root your smartphone.
Rooting your Android device in essence will give you free reign to do almost any kind of customizing you would like to do. There are some pros and cons you may want to weigh before jumping into rooting your Android.
For Linux users, I am sure you have come across the command “sudo” and probably “su”. While veteran users know exactly what they mean, newbies are always confused when to use which and the implication and complication involving with both. In this article, we will explain in detail what “sudo” and “su” is, the difference between them and when to use them.
Installing a Perl module is not a genius’ work, but getting it done without root access can be a challenging task (of course not impossible). You may face this situation when you do not have rights to standard directories where a Perl module is installed. In this tutorial we will see how we can install […]
By default, in Ubuntu, the first user account you created during the installation process is also the administrator of the system. Using this user account, he/she is able to perform administrative tasks with the “sudo” command. If you are not aware, “sudo” refers to Super User Do and all users in this group are geared […]
Just a few days back, Amazon rolled out a minor software update for its tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire. The software update was stated as version 6.2.1 update and it fixed a few bugs as well as blocked the ability to root the device. Before that, one can use the SuperOneClick tool to root the […]
Galaxy Nexus is the third flagship Android smartphone made with the partnership between Google and Samsung. If you are not aware, Galaxy Nexus is also the most powerful Android phone to date, sporting a large 4.6 inches screen and dual core CPU. In addition, it is also the first Android phone to be shipped with […]
Of all the ways to customize your Android phone, the geekiest way has to be rooting your phone, wiping it clean and installing a new ROM. Most of these custom ROMs are functionally better than your default ROMs and are rid of all the unnecessarily features that slow down your phone. One such ROM is […]