Help installing Busybox and MetaMorph on Droid

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  1. liamjbman10
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    Just to get this out there --- I AM ROOTED and NANDROID IS INSTALLED:motdroidvert:

    Okay, so rooted my droid and im on 2.0.1 and would like to install and have MetaMorph working cause i found alot of themes i like. I listen to some intructions on that i need to install busybox before i can use MetaMorph. so i get this thing called "DroidrootHelper" (which i used to get nandroid) and i get it up and running with root. I mount System block 4 and press "install chmod busybox" and then unmount it, do a quick restart and no difference. Still get the error on launch of MetaMorph that Busybox isnt installed and that there is not enough space to unzip. Anybody got any sugestions on what to do??:cus: or am i a complete noob?

    **i have looked into using "su
    ln -s/system/bin/busybox/system/bin/cp"

    but that doesnt do any help to me.:cus:
     
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    i think that's wrong... there is supposed to be a space between busybox and /system... just throwing it out that might be your problem...lol

    ln -s/system/bin/busybox /system/bin/cp
     
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    Good point! Says no such file or directory still.
     
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    i just notice there is another space missing... between -s and /system...lol....

    ln -s /system/bin/busybox /system/bin/cp
     
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    Yeah I have been trying this as well. All the variations. I cannot seem to get it to work it cannot find it... ever.
     
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    Theres a thread for this somewhere, I wish I could point you in the right direction because I had the same problem when I first put metamorph on my phone. Your sd card isn't mounted when you're trying to run the cmnd by chance is it? Have you checked the files on your phone using AndExplorer to make sure that busybox has been installed in the right place?
     
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    Hmm thanks that seemed to help, it took me a while to really understand the steps so I will clarify for other people.

    After Rooting the device and getting DroidRoot Helper working follow these steps:

    1. Open DroidRootHelper.
    2. Select: "Mount mtdblock3 System read/write
    3. Scoll down and select: "Install and chmod busybox(installs to /system/bin)
    4. Start up Terminal Emulator (It can be found on the marketplace one worked for the droid and one did not, both were named the same).
    5. Type: "su" minus the quotes and Press enter
    6. Type "ln -s /system/bin/busybox /system/bin/cp" Minus the quotes. That is Ln not "I"n make sure there is a SPACE between "-s" as well as ".../busybox"
    7. Start up MetaMorph.
    8. Go back to your DroidRootHelper and unmount what you did in step 2
    9. Reboot!

    :icon_ banana:I can attach screen shots or even a video if needed. :icon_ banana:
     
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    Ok, so I did this. Everything seems to of worked until I try to load up Metamorph. It says that Busybox is not installed. I'm not sure what to do, however I think a safe bet would be to uninstall and reinstall busybox. How do I uninstal it?
     
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    nope im having no luck still says busybox isnt installed when i try to run metamorph
     
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    I'm having issues as well, I get a link failed file exist. But it still gives me the space error when trying to load metamorph.
     
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    thanks a million. i was having the same exact issues as in first post. following the step by step instructions here i officially have metamorph running. no more binary zip issues.
     
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    jesus saved me with the above steps lol
     
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    i wanna be saved by jesus to lol.

    anyways i followed it word for word is there somthing i need to do before i start all this that im missing i rooted the phone already any other programe i need .

    now when i do step 6 it say link failed file exists??????
     
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    I need assistance

    I followed the step by step tutorial posted by Dandroid247 but cannot get step 6 installed. The screenshots and video would be highly appreciated.
     
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