Droid X 2.2 Rooting A to Z

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    I am new to forums and new to droid and rooting. I would love to root for wifi tether, bloat ware, and freedom over system but have Many questions.

    First looking through forums are hard cause maybe forums in my opinion have bits and pieces of answers and do not have all the information I would like before going through with rooting. If I messed up finding the correct or all in one forum let me know and give the link please.

    First what's the best way to root. I seen many different methods.

    Second If I root but did not put custom rom,kernel, etc. on there and verizon has another update and I take it and lose root is that bad and can I get it back if wanted?

    Third what is all I need from a to z to stop verizon updates on my phone and to continue running custom roms. For example I need to root, do custom recovery program(recommend a progrom) then need to just use that for custom rom and other things are optional.

    Fourth how to get droid x back to stock in case I need warranty things done.

    fifth anything that I may need, want, or will use to get this done. Like programs, cables.

    I basically just want a know it all with all answers needs for someone off the street to have a successful rooting experience.

    Recommend ROMS please.

    Thanks for your time reading my topic.


    EDIT: i have everything figured out now. If anyone needs help let me know.
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    need help with wireless tether

    did you get your wireless tether to work....if so please let me know what i am doing wrong....3 days in and cant figure it out....
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    :welcome: to the forums! What phone do you have? Most importantly, are you rooted?
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    droid x....and i am rooted and wireless tether app installed...it shows everything to be working but is not broadcasting wifi signal
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    my friend has the evo and he rooted his and his wireless tethering is working fine...we tried mine with no success
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    Does the app have SuperUser permissions? Check the ninja/pirate droid. :)

    And sorry for asking what phone. Whenever I don't see a phone listed in the info panel I ask. Force of habit. :)
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    that is the one i have on here now....not working ...may not have settings right....any help would be greatly appreciated
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    Open the ninja/pirate droid and look to see if Wireless Tether has permissions or not. You should have been asked when you first opened the app to give it permission or not. If you didn't get asked something glitched and the net result is usually denied permissions.
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    i do have superusers app
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    So you've said twice. Open the superuser app. Look to see if there's a listing for the Wireless Tethering app in there. If so, make sure it's set to allow permissions.
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    yeah..it did ask if it has permissions or not....that is why i cant understand why it is not working....everything looks fine nbut it will not broadcast the wifi signal...and i catch crap from my friend...he said it is a piece of crap because he got his evo working....
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    What version of the app are you running? And did you get it from the Market or the Google Code servers?
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    from google code servers...the latest version..2_0_5-pre11....also tried the one before it....
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    i have also tried the app from the marker...neither works
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    Does your X have any issues connecting to a WiFi network?
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