busybox noob

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  1. Bob Dammit

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    I have been trying to install the smoked glass pandora app, and am having issues with getting busybox to work. I have been following the guide at Root your Droid:
    Install Busybox | Root Your Droid

    Everything is going fine until I hit step "mkdir /system/xbin" I get an error message "mkdir failed for /system/xbin, File exists" So, I assume I have the xbin dir... cd/system/xbin confirms that. Go back to "/data/local/busybox cp /data/local/busybox /system/xbin" - all good, then "/data/local/busybox cp /data/local/busybox /system/bin" - all good, back to the xbin dir, and try busybox ––install - get a scrolling window of "no such file or directory" ARRRRRGGHHH! What am I missing?
     
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    im no pro but sounds like you arent in the xbin directory or you didnt copy busybox correctly
     
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    Looking at the commands you're typing it appears you are placing busybox in the bin folder not xbin folder. Don't quote me but I think that may be where you are getting tripped up.
     
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    Ok, I got it.
    busybox ––install <-- Thats wrong
    It should be:
    busybox ––install . <-- (space) period
    I was able to get this in with out an error:
    It doesnt look semi trasparent, but that could be me.
     
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    Ok, Im a dummy. You have to uninstall the original pandora, Im stupid.
    [​IMG]
    Now if I can find someone to reskin the sports tap widget...
     
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