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[Request] Alien Dalvik full root [answered]

asked 2013-12-25 22:09:29 +0300

DerJott gravatar image

updated 2014-01-03 11:40:41 +0300

eric gravatar image

Dear Jolla devs,

i know that Alien Dalvik is a 3rd party software. But could you please provide the full package that is known as "Android Support"? It is essential to get a rooted Android on jolla for a full "Android experience". Also many apps requires "Settings" that are not available in the current Alien Dalvik build.

I would like to take a look at the package. And other developers would like to do so, too.

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answered 2013-12-25 22:49:31 +0300

rainisto gravatar image

updated 2013-12-25 22:52:33 +0300

Unfortunately Android compatibility layer is not part of Sailfish OS, and will only be available on Jolla-devices because of licensing issues. Which also means that rpm package cannot be publically distributed (thats why its in restricted repository).

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That´s bad :(

DerJott ( 2013-12-25 22:57:41 +0300 )edit

answered 2013-12-25 22:24:41 +0300

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updated 2013-12-25 22:28:59 +0300

you can enable the developer mode and ssh.(see settings developer mode) Then you can just scp /opt/alien/ over to your computer(*nix/osx see bellow else use something like filezilla with sftp).

scp -r nemo@<phone ip>:/opt/alien/ .

That should give you all the needed files

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Actually we already have a full root access in Dalvik, you can try the app "Android Terminal Emulator" you will be connected as root and do whatever you want (create a file in / for instance)...

palnap ( 2013-12-27 02:42:04 +0300 )edit

Thats true, the su binary is there, but the problem is,that many android apps, which need root access, doesn't recognise Jolla C / Xperia X as rootede device.

Even Installation of the superuser.apk brings nothing. @coderus alredy tried to make the same root package (like avaiable for Jolla 1), but was not successful.. :(

ExPLIT ( 2018-03-02 20:10:14 +0300 )edit

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