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Vodafone Station: find and use the Vodafone DDNS

The Vodafone Station can be reached remotely by smartphone with its own app and for make this possible the Vodafone uses a proprietary DDNS. Knowing the above info we can get this DDNS and we can use it for our needs. To know what is the DDNS that our Vodafone Station uses we can simply reach with the browser this address: vodafone.station/main.cgi?action=getconf to download the Vodafone Station'...

Grub2 and WindSLIC: insert WindSLIC entry instead of the Windows Bootloader one

We can customize the Grub2 to boot Windows via WindSLIC. We have to create the grub's configuration /etc/grub.d/25_windslick: #!/bin/sh exec tail -n +3 $0 # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change # the 'exec tail' line above. menuentry 'Windows Boot Manager (su /dev/sda1)' --class...

Vstarcam: download the firmware of an IP Camera

The firmware of a Vstarcam IP Camera is composed by a Firmware part and a Web UI part. Every camera has its own version code for the two firmwares and we can find their version code from the camera web server. For example for the Vstarcam C7824WIP we have: Firmware Version 48.53.72.79 Web UI Version EN53.8.1.14 The first three digits identify the IP Camera and the last digit is the firmware...

Android: how to edit or port a rom's apk

To edit an Android apk we have to accede at its content and to do this there are several software that simplify the usafe of Apktool : APK-Multi-Tool AutoAPKTool and if we have to edit the files smail in the odex file, the we can use the tools smali/backsmali . Here there are some standard commands to do smali/backsmali: #decompile java -jar baksmali.jar -o <deodexed_dir> <odex_file...

Android: how to extract a System image

Usually to extract an image file of the Android /system partition we can use the simple Android Kitchen but if the System image is signed (System_signed) to extract it we have to use simg2img : #!/sbin/sh # python simg2img.py system_signed tmp.img sudo mount -t ext4 -o loop tmp.img extracted/ Sources: andwise , Hazou

Ovi Maps 3.06 Final (11wk10 b01): modded version to be installed on E

This is a mod of the final version of Ovi Maps 3.06(11wk10 b01) that can be installed on the external memory E to save space in C, the only component that will be installed in C is the Check In Agent. In this way it is possible save about 15mb in C. To install this version of Ovi Maps you must first uninstall any older versions of ovi maps and being a mod is unsigned and to install it in your phone it has to be hacked and you have to activate the patch installserver or have to certify it before installing.

Android: how to edit AndroidManifest.xml

Sometime to edit a system apk we have to edit its AndroidManifest.xml but we can't simple edit it otherwise we will corrupt the signature and the edited apk will not be loaded at system boot. We could disable the signature check in the services.jar or resign every apk in the rom but these aren't the more elegant solutions. After editing the AndroidManifest.xml in a system's apk we can check the...

Motorola Droid 4: problem solving and phone optimization

The Motorola Droid 4 is the latest Android phone with a great qwerty keyboard and thanks to that is not going to die now . Usually are the most competent users to appreciate a physical keyboard on a phone and this is why the Motorola Droid 4 has attracted many developers that make it a mobile evergreen . I love it and for correctly use it outsite the US i developed and published the Mentor's Rom...

Trovare la Bios Master Password dei computer Dell 595B 2A7B A95B

Generalmente per resettare la password del Bios basta rimuovere temporaneamente la batteria tampone dalla piastra madre ma questo non è vero per tutti i computer. Dell salva la password del bios in una piccola memoria flash situata sulla piastra madre e quindi non è possibile resettarla levando l'alimentazione al Bios, ufficialmente l'unico modo per eliminarla ed avviare un computer da essa...

Cambiare le impostazioni di un kernel su un dispositivo Android senza alcuna app

Abbiamo un dispositivo Android, ne abbiamo sbloccato il bootloader, l'abbiamo rootato, ne abbiamo cambiato la rom ed il kernel ed ora ci stiamo sbizzarendo a personalizzarlo con tante nuove app e con tutte le fantastiche impostazioni e funzioni presenti nella nostra nuova rom aosp, ma il kernel? perché non mettere mano a ciò che realmente conta per avere delle prestazioni migliori? e se volessimo...

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