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”

Arc Dark Theme For Gedit

If you like the dark version of the Arc Theme for your desktop environment and would like the theme for your text editor, then look no further. Here I have the Arc Dark Theme for Gedit. The arc dark theme will work with gedit and pluma or most other text editors that support themes. The download link can be found below with simple installation instructions. Continue reading “Arc Dark Theme For Gedit”

APK Utility

If you’ve been looking for an easy to use tool for decompiling and compiling apk and jar files then look no further. APK Utility is as easy to use as it gets. The utility also has the ability to tag frameworks. This feature is very useful when you need to install frameworks for multiple different devices without having to remove one for the other. If you’re familiar with apktool which this tool uses then you’ll know what I’m referring to. Continue reading “APK Utility”

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”