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Discussion in 'Droid 2 Global Roms' started by droid2lb, Mar 28, 2011.

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    i rooted my droid 2 global and tried to install fission on it. i downloaded bootstrap recovery and downloaded fission rom manager after donating but it wont open. when i go to astro file manager and click on it, it asks how i would like to view it
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    Have you gone to settings>apps>allow unknown sources and checked it? Also enabled usb debugging mode under i believe development in the apps options?

    Otherwise did you actually install the apk before using it?

    I know this sounds anal retentive to ask you all this but Im also just trying to knock out each step of the process. I assume you're rooted through z4root and have kousch's droid 2 bootstrapper and the superuser app in your apps list
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    this may have been where i messed up, how would you do that?
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    I just got home from work, let me upload the z4root apk to a filehost and link it for you
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    ive already installed z4root and have downloaded wireless tethering so i know im rooted , i just dont know how to get fission up and running
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    Sorry, well then what is it you were asking that you may have messed up?
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    thanks for all your help thus far btw, when i go to astro file manager fission rom manager is under downloads but when i click it, it wont open and asks how id like to view it
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    Try using the build in File Manager ("Files") instead of Astro. When you click on the downloaded APK file it should give you the option to install.
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    i went to files and tapped on fission rom manager, it reads "complete action using :file editor, HTML Viewer
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    Are you sure you have a .apk downloaded?
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    not sure, how would i check?
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    Maybe the file is corrupt? you could delete it and re-download. Or download it from a computer, plug your phone in via USB and transfer it to the sdcard.
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    ill try going through a computer within the next few days and tell you how it goes , thanks for all your guys help
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    One other thing to check. Go back to the File manager. Long press on it to get the popup menu and then select Info. Check and see what the file size is. The free FRM looks like it's 60kb on my phone. Yours should be somewhere near that size.
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    Mines only 1kb
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    There's your problem. That file is definitely not correct. Go ahead and delete that and try re-downloading it. Check the file size when it's done because it should definitely be much larger than that.
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    Ive tried downloading it several times and they are all only 1kb. I must've done something wrong along the way?
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    Sounds like it. Looks like the Team Defuse (Fission) website is down again right now. I was going to try downloading it from there and see if it was working but am not able to get the pages to load. Maybe try downloading it again later.
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    Of course now the page loads. There website has issues. The "Lite" version download works just fine. Try downloading the Lite version and see what happens.

    *Edit* Looks like Angdroid just tweeted that the site was back up a couple seconds ago. Must have been doing some maintenance on it. Good to see he's alive and tweeting also.
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    It sounds like you downloaded the link to download FRM, but not FRM itself. I thought this was the case after a few posts but wanted to make sure first...