How To Reduce Apk Size

How to reduce apk size? A question often asked by new app developers when trying to figure out how to best optimize their app. As an app developer you should always optimize your app wherever you can to give your user base the best possible experience with your app. By well optimizing your app you’ll give your users a smooth experience throughout your apps’ UI along with a smaller foot print. Continue reading “How To Reduce Apk Size”

How To Get Android Mounts and Partition Images

In this guide I will be showing you how to get the android mounts and partition images. There could be many reasons for needing the android mounts and partition images. A couple reasons that come to mind could be to make backups of your partitions in case you need to fix your phone from a bad flash later on. Or you might want to customize a boot.img or system.img to add in some custom features. Whatever your reason, just follow the guide and you’ll be pulling those partitions in no time. Continue reading “How To Get Android Mounts and Partition Images”

Open File as Root

If you need to open file as root in linux you should never use sudo. Sudo can cause files and folders in your home directory to be owned by root. The key is to open files or folders with root privileges while maintaining user ownership. The proper way was to use gksu or gksudo which are the graphical variants of sudo. These prevented files and folders from being owned by root. Unfortunately gksu and gksudo are no longer included in the ubuntu family as of version 17.10 or any derivatives of ubuntu. Continue reading “Open File as Root”

Install ADB On Linux

If you’re looking to install adb on Linux, but don’t want to install Android Studio then this guide is for you. Android Studio is a development environment for creating android apps, but it’s a large download and installation if all you need is adb and fastboot. Below is a guide to install just adb and fastboot which will be a very small download and quick installation. Continue reading “Install ADB On Linux”