Android Development

Modaco Custom ROM for Nexus S

Paul Brien over Modaco has released their first custom ROM for Google Nexus S. This is still “work in progress”, so expect more improvement in the days to come.

ROM Changelog:

  • Packaged for ClockworkMod
  • Rebuilt using the MoDaCo MCR optimisation scripts
  • Full up to date Google experience + additional apps (including new look Market)
  • UK English for Voice Dialler
  • HSPA icon differentiation (‘H’ icon when transferring data via HSPA)
  • Insecure boot image
  • su / Superuser.apk root
  • Support for running scripts from /etc/init.d at startup
  • Terminfo support (for nano etc)
  • Busybox 1.18.1
  • framework-res and core libraries / apks are signed with the ‘platform’ certificate from AOSP, aiding those who wish to edit the framework-res / SystemUI.apk to theme. Simply extract, edit, resign with the platform certificate and push the file. Tidy.
  • And More…

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