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meganukebmp
hello i am meganukebmp and im going to show you how to get android up and running on your Nokia N900 device


DO THIS IF YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!!!

step-by-step Android installation guide for Nokia N900 Users
Things you will Need:
1: Your nokia n900
2: Any Micro SD card (i used a 2GB)
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For this installation you need to Enable all repositories from App Manager (you need to input those information manually and be precise):
The configuration below is for N900 up to firmware PR 1.1.1:
Application manager --> Application catalogs --> New
Catalog name: maemo.org
Web address: meamo.org
Distribution: fremantle
Components: free non-free
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The configuration below is for N900 for firmware PR 1.2:
Application manager --> Application catalogs --> New
Catalog name: maemo.org
Web address: meamo.org
Distribution: fremantle-1.2
Components: free non-free
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The configuration below is for N900 for firmware PR 1.3:
Application manager --> Application catalogs --> New
Catalog name: maemo.org
Web address: http://repository.maemo.org/extras/
Distribution: fremantle-1.3
Components: free non-free
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Second step :Install rootsh from app manager or from this site : rootSH
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Third step we will use X-terminal (here get your fingers ready tongue.gif )
basic commands used : root( to give root access) ls (list files in a folder or directory) mkdir (create directory) rmdir (removes directory this command is specially used if you Used any NITDroid before and created AND directory in the root of the phone) Ok lets get started Type in X-terminal :

root

apt-get update (to download packages needed make sure you are connected to internet )

apt-get install nitdroid-installer

y

y (if its asks again)

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After this you have to download two files on your PC:
1st file : gingerbread
2nd file: NITROID
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Once you downloaded those files make sure you copy them to the root phone memory ( once you connect it to the pc tap the mass storage mode and just copy them to the phone memory for example lets say its H: just open H: and copy it there)or for other users they can copy it anywhere as long as they put the path correctly
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After you have successfully copied the files open the x-terminal and typeNOTE:be precise and take care for space)

root

cd /home/user/MyDocs (cd(space)/home/user/MyDocs)

bzip2 -d gingerbread.tar.bz2 (bzip2(space)-d(space)gingerbread.tar.bz2) WAIT

cd /home (cd(space)/home)

mkdir /and (mkdir(space)/and)

cd / (cd(space)/)

mount /home /and (mount(space)/home(space)/and)

cd /and (cd(space/and)

tar xvf /home/user/MyDocs/gingerbread.tar (tar(space)xvf(space)/home.......or the path you put the file in

dpkg -i /home/user/MyDocs/nitdroid-kernel-2.6.28-06_final1_armel.deb (write this one like this as it here with all spaces / _ . -
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Now You have to install two more updates to Patch some Bugs in the OS.
First Is Codec Update:Bdate1
second VOIP update :Bdate2
copy both files in directory like the before 2 files
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After downloading both the files Again open X-terminal and type

root

mount /home /and

cd /home/user/MyDocs

bzip2 -d gingerbread_update1.tar.bz2

cd /and

tar xvf /home/user/MyDocs/gingerbread_update2.tar

Make sure you install the updates correctly.
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After the updates are installed you are done Installing Android Gingerbread On your Nokia n900 . just slide open your keyboard and reboot your phone. you will get a Dual Boot Option screen Select Nitdroid And Unleash the Gingerbread Power.
For more visit Nitdroids official wiki

theank you for reading this.

ia am not responsible for any damage you mith recived by doing this process incorectly!!!!
king_abhishek
hmm gud info bro thumbsup.gif
yash_raj_singh
thnx fro info......
meganukebmp
QUOTE (king_abhishek @ Jan 3 2013, 04:21 AM) *
hmm gud info bro thumbsup.gif


I have been using my N900 with android way too long now i have an samsung galaxy s II
but yea it works :D
justinthomsony
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justinthomsony
Cool....... info. The exclusive way is promisingly looking superb about how to install Android in Nokia N900. This one is informative.
justinthomsony
Cool....... info. The exclusive way is promisingly looking superb about how to install Android in Nokia N900. This one is informative.
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