Is there a GUI Based Root in the works?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Development' started by Arachnidus, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. Arachnidus
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    Arachnidus New Member

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    I'm having trouble rooting manually, ADB's stubborn and I'm no good with a command prompt, so bottom line question is, does anybody know of a GUI based root that's out or coming soon? The X has one, and with all the progress made on the 2 so far, I'd expect it.
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    It's a given. Just give it time.

    I'd put the over-under on a timeline at two weeks.
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    Even if they do come out with this, I think the command line is a better root if you can get it done. My brother has a Droid 1 and the Universal Androot and Easy Root doesn't seem to work. It took me an hour and a half to run the command line root on my Droid 2 and I kept having problems. But, I stuck with it and it finally worked.
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    plus with the command line root it gives you experience with things like adb shell. how to push files and pull them. that is great stuff for a newb
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    Those type of one click root apps are very unreliable. Manual methods are much better
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    +1

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    Did you use this thread?

    xda-developers - View Single Post - How to root the Droid 2

    I've formatted it to be as simple as possible. Just follow the instructions and copy the commands exactly!

    And if you run into any trouble, we are here to help you! I check here and the XDA thread often.