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[Idea] Cache fingerterm rpm locally

asked 2014-03-16 17:57:24 +0300

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updated 2014-03-16 18:24:51 +0300

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Every time you disable and reenable developer mode, fingerterm becomes un- and reinstalled. Reinstalling also involves redownloading the RPM from the repos.
If you want to leave developermode disabled most of the time for security reasons you may still sometimes have to enable developer mode e.g. if you need to work with the terminal. So why not cache the fingerterm rpm after first enabling so that developer mode can be dis- and reenabled without network operations? That'd be very useful in situations without an internet connection e.g. abroad

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I would suggest that the fingerterm rpm should be shipped with the stock firmware. So developer mode can be activated after a device reset without accessing Internet.

gexc ( 2014-03-16 19:41:37 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-03-16 18:52:51 +0300

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You can download this for example (not sure if actual version used by device, but should work):


and use file browser to install after re-enabling dev mode.

Then again, I believe the premise is flawed, developer mode is not introducing any security risks in itself. If you installed malware in developer mode or played with permissions, disabling it won't fix it.

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objectifnul ( 2015-12-16 19:22:46 +0300 )edit
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