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Alpha Release #5 "Gyla"

PR1.3 is required

What is working:

- based on Android Open-Source Project (AOSP) v 4.1.1_r2 (JRO03L)
- Google Applications (GApps; 20120726), PlayStore (Android Market)
- dualboot kernel (without reflashing), ability to choose OS after power on.
- N950 supported (see
- 3D drivers, OpenGL, hwrotation ("fake" default portrait mode for landscape-oriented displays), livewallpapers
- touchscreen (multitouch)
- hw buttons (volume, power), Nokia N950 keyboard
- ECI accessory (headset buttons)
- USB networking
- lcd off in sleep mode, colour profiles, electron beam effect (demo:
- alarm driver, RTC
- mounting MyDocs as "SDCard"
- basic video decoding (sw) and playback, youtube
- wifi (only basic functionality: able to connect to AP, linkspeed/RSSI (signal strength) indication. no tethering).
- basic CellMo functionality: network registration, USSD, SMS, data (GPRS/EDGE/3G), signaling. Actually, ofono/ofono-ril stack is used: all things that it able to do on the n900.
- bluetooth (scanning, can pair devices. I'm able to send files between SGS2 and N9. I didn't test deeper).
- battery status, charging indication
- sensors: accelerometer, compass
- audio: playback (audio routing to: loudspeaker, headset or earpiece), jack switch in kernel (h2w), beta-quality microphone support (shazam/soundhound, skype, some sound recorders)
- lights HAL (lcd brightness, hw keyboard lights(Nokia N950) )
- root access (via adb shell; su / SuperSU)
- fakeGPS (ability to trick system and set any location as GPS fix), no real GPS support yet!

a lot of minor and major bugfixes since alpha_4.

Known bugs:
- little gfx glitch while horizontal scrolling
- voicesearch broken
- voicecalls are still WIP
- no traffic indication in GPRS icon in statusbar
- electronbeam is disabled in this build

Not working/ Work in progress:
- Cleanup source code, commit all changes, allow AOSP-like builds.
- RIL/ofono: connectivity problems on some operators. Advanced features: PIN/PUK (un)locking, roaming etc.
- Android USB drivers: adb, mtp etc.
- sensors (als, proximity etc)
- sensors: compass (calibration)
- lights HAL (led)
- audio (a2dp, microphone (attempt to record mono/8000Hz crashes mediaserver), voicecalls
- HW video decoding (DSP)
- vibra
- camera
- GPS. GlonASS also ;D
- NFC (n9 share the same nfc chip with crespo: pn544 from NXP. I suppose we could use crespo's HAL/kernel modules with minimal changes, no need to write it from scratch. However, it doesn't work atm ( userland problem ) ).
- a lot of other things


Installation HOWTO:

0. If you have NITDroid installed already then remove it.
As root in Harmattan:

rm -rf /home/nitdroid
And skip kernel and sillyboot installation steps and proceed from step 3.

1. Install dual-boot kernel as described here:

2. Install sillyboot v2. Details:

a. Download tarball from here: , check its integrity, md5 sum for this archive is e2d8a5664c0ff59f2eef51a05a4e1273

b. copy the archive to your Nokia N9.

c. execute "as root" commands:

mkdir /home/nitdroid
tar xjvf /path_to_archive/nitdroid_n9_jellybean_alpha5.tar.bz2 -C /home/nitdroid/

4. Reboot, push "Volume Up" button when message "Press VolUp to boot alternative OS" appear . Wait a little, pray a little...

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Hello my friends ..

The latest version is Nitorid provided. Alpha 5
Has problems. Please who can help developers be more Nitdorid.

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Miss the SD Card hotfix avaible here:

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Waiting for android 4.2
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Hello. The next version of Android 4.2.2 Beta has already been said, but did no ... Please developed to help port the operating system is more better.
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once headphone plun- ing to audio jack it was showing up ... media player stop fushion
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any links on how to download android and steps to install it on my nokia n900?
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Update on NitDroid N9 forum, Android 4.3 wop.

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Update on NitDroid N9 forum, Android 4.3 wop.
can you give me the link please?
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hello guys, I have successfully installed the nitdroid on my phone. As written there above, the audio is not working. Well my music player is working on loud speaker. Can anyone tell me how can I transfer the sound on my headset or headphone? Because whenever I plugged the headset, It's always on loudspeaker. I have tried connecting by bluetooth headphone but still nothing happens. Is there any chance? Answers are really appreciated, Thanks

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