I'd like to learn about Metamorph Theming

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    Since I haven't found an easy list with a bunch of themes, I thought I'd just put them here myself. My understanding thus far of Metamorph is, first you have to root your phone, you make a nandroid backup to be safe before you theme anything, and then you download Metamorph off the market, which can apply these themes here.

    If you want me to add something to the list, just put a post in the thread and I'll tack it on.

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-themes/26538-mm-theme-custom-colored-text.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-themes/35991-mm-theme-beautiful-widgets-no-text-widgets.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...81-pure-stock-rooted-droids-2.html#post473628

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...ack-glass-ese81-pure-stock-rooted-droids.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...oid-black-ese81-pure-stock-rooted-droids.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-themes/36687-mm-theme-camo-blaze-2-01-a.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-hacks/24724-metamorph-theme-high-res-blue.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-hacks/25298-requested-new-metamorph-theme-high-res-red.html

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-themes/17009-glass-theme-v1-01-metamorph.html

    And if you've done it all and want to return to the stock look,

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...ack-stock-ese81-pure-stock-rooted-droids.html


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    I know someone will look at this and say 'use the Search button!'

    I have. The problem is there's SO MUCH stuff on here about it, I can't find something easy to understand. It all seems to assume the reader is already familiar with all of this (I'm not).

    I'm running 2.1 rooted, installed Metamorph, and now I'm basically looking to see some themes to choose from. My understanding is that Metamorph allows you to pick and choose what bits and pieces of your GUI you want to mess around with.

    It's all very confusing, trying to search on here and find a simple easy 'download this, click on that on Metamorph and you're done'. I personally would just like to make my icons look a little cooler and try some snazzy looking themes (while being able to return to the stock form at any time).

    Does anyone have links to some examples?
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    What I did was basically "reverse engineer" someone elses MM theme to see how it works. Try that and see what you figure out. Download an existing MM theme, then open it up and mess around.
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    Is there a place with say, a massive list with pictures of a bunch of people's themes that I've been missing?
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    You volunteering to put the list together? It's one of the projects listed I'd like to do and make available over in the RS area but I haven't had the time.

    Here are 3 such links you might be looking for. They are out there, you just need to dig. I bookmarked these as I came across them.

    [MORPH] Clear SetCPU widget - Page 4 - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum

    [MM Theme] Custom Colored Text - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum

    [MORPH] Clear SetCPU widget - Page 4 - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum
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    I am running stock 2.1 rooted also. What method did you use to install busybox?
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    I believe when you root the stock 2.1, busybox is all set up for you. I just went to my terminal emulator, typed 'su' and then 'busybox' and it showed me various uses of the command.