Archive for July, 2009

New Mantra

July 30, 2009

mount -o remount,rw /dev/rootfs /

 Yes, even though it’s a compressed image, you can still remount it
read-write and update it. But keep in mind that it’ll be gone if you


ImgBurn : Free CD/DVD burning/reading

July 28, 2009

This Pingie blog entry reminded me of ImgBurn – a good, free, more- than- basic, ISO creator/reader/writer and audio disc creator.

I’m running Windows 7 RC now

July 27, 2009

Over the weekend, I decided to have a clean out and reformat my main laptop. So, instead of reinstalling Vista, I decided to install the RC for Windows 7. You know what? I like it! Now, I didn't hate Vista but Windows 7 seems to be a good combination of XP and Vista. I've only had a little bit of time to use it and time will prove me right or wrong. I'll post more later.

One-stop shopping for cyanogen’s or JF’s build environment, radio ROMs, recovery images, etc.

July 23, 2009

Over at

An Android Launcher with a configurable number of home screens

July 23, 2009

Over at XDA in this thread.

Bash for Android

July 17, 2009

An enterprising soul has compiled bash for Android. You can download it here and you can read about it in this XDA thread.

What is compcache?

July 17, 2009

Cynaogen's implemented compcache as of his 3.6.7 builds ( What's compcache? See here

cgroups, explained

July 16, 2009

Cgroups have been incorporated into Cyanogen's builds as of 3.6.6 (see What are cgroups? Take a look at