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[4.4.4] Sony RIC KILLERview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I have modified zxz0O0's script for rooting to just kill the SONY RIC, not upload towelroot and stuff. This is so you can mount /system, modify platform.xml to have full access to microSD, install xposed, etc. It works OK (as far as I can tell, I am not an expert). Here is the file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4a...ew?usp=sharing Mirror if you want. Enjoy. (HowTos)

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[Q] Android 5 Lollipop Backup & Restore?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I installed Lollipop and had some random crashes (google search), and some laggyness. So I decided to do a factory reset from the settings screen. I was hoping to use the new Lollipop backup and restore feature, but after resetting it only offered the tap & go restore. Does anyone know if there's a way to force a Google/Android restore from the Google backups online? Thanks for any (HowTos)

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How to download Android APK files from the Google Play Storeview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – There might be various reasons that you would want to download an APK directly from the Play Store. One might be that an app (especially Google apps) is showing that it has been updated, but you can’t push it to your device. By downloading the APK directly, you can simply sideload it on your device and get the updated version that much quicker. (IT news)

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[Q] Wifi problems?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I've had the International HTC one Max for about 4 days so far.I've noticed extreamly bad Wi-Fi reception. In places where my old Razr had 2-3 signal bars, I can't even connect to my wifi. While standing right next to the router I have about 3 bars, and I have more when I turn the phone around the other way. (HowTos)

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[GUIDE][Lollipop][D855] How to build your own Cyanogenmod 12view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hi there, since lots of you asked me how to build and how to solve errors, i decided to make this guide to help you. I use Ubuntu 14.04 x64 since it's best for Lollipop (at least Google say this :D ). Now we set the environment (you can copy and paste). First of all install java, it must be openjdk-7 or the building environment will give you error. In terminal type: Code: sudo apt-g (HowTos)

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[Q] UI Sound Effects Gone?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – For some reason, at some point, I lost my UI sound effects. I'm running rooted stock V10I on a D855 with the Bumped TWRP and the only things I've done so far are apply the multitasking, CTT, and G3 Speed tweaks. I first noticed when I trashed a shortcut I had on my home screen. There used to be a sound effect whenever I did that and now it's gone. (HowTos)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 now available in Chinaview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Starting today, residents in China can pick up Samsung’s latest mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy A5, from its official website for a rather hefty CNY 2,599 (approximately $420). (IT news)

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[Q&A] Cyanogen 12 Android Lollipop 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattroview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Q&A for Cyanogen 12 Android Lollipop 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro Some developers prefer that questions remain separate from their main development thread to help keep things organized. (HowTos)

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LG TONE HBS 730 deal .... $42.49 shipped ($70+ shipping usually)view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – http://slickdeals.net/f/7419076-lg-t...99-bestbuy-new has a 812 5-star reviews and 369-4 star reviews on bestbuy.com i ordered them for 42.49 shipped to my place. you enter the code during checkout. (HowTos)

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NGINX using 100% of the server CPU when testing with Blitz.ioview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm facing an issue here and after four days of looking around I decided to ask for some help here, after all a million heads can think a lot better than one. I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server setup with NGINX, HHVM, PHP5-FPM (as a backup), Percona MySQL, Memcached (which will be replaced by Redis). I have fastcgi_cache setup for WordPress and object caching done over memcached. (HowTos)

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Shut down syspro 7 processesview story

http://serverfault.com – We have nightly backups run on our Windows Server 2012 R2 sys pro 7 server. Having the syspro processes running during backups can cause file lock issues and other errors. Does anyone know a way we could automatically shut down our syspro 7 processes prior to doing our backups and then start them up again after the backup completes? (HowTos)

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initramfs outdated & not updated after package upgradeview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – mgb wrote:From my understanding initramfs should contain actual binaries and should be updated when binaries form real file system (& included in initramfs) are updated.Not exactly. The only time the initramfs gets automatically regenerated is when the kernel gets updated; it's required then for module compatibility. (HowTos)