new google street view

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  1. mojo_droid
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    For some reason I am not able to install the new google street view from the market. I had a previous version on my phone, so when I got my first unsuccessful install, I uninstalled street view with TI. but even after i uninstalled it I still get an error trying to install the new version from the market. anyone else get this issue or know how to solve it?


    ps. I already tried clearing the data for google maps, didnt help


    EDIT SOLVED: ok I got mine to work, I just did a reboot (after I unistalled the version that was on my phone with Titanium backup) and it installed fined
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    I can't install it either. I don't have titanium installed, never have. What can I do to get street view working?
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    Nevermind. Apparently it is actually built into the updated Maps anyway
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    It's not, it works along side of the maps.apk but in the Market it is a different application "street view" :)
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    go to /system/app and rename street.apk to .bak

    reboot and retry the install of street view from the market.
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    How? I dont have root explorer, but am not afraid of command line.

    I did:

    cd /system/app
    mv Street.apk Street.bak
    failed on 'Street.apk' - Read-only file system

    sudo mv Street.apk Street.bak
    sudo: permission denied
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    I deleted street.apk, rebooted (actually had to reboot twice, lost my data connection for some reason) and then was able to install from market. Works fine!
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    You need to mount rw before making changes.

    mount -o rw,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system ( I believe this is correct)

    Don't forget to go back to read only (ro) after your done.

    mount -o ro,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
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    In Sapphire we have scripts to handle the read/write and read only remounts.

    sysrw
    sysro
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    By the way, I deleted the apk - not sure I see the point in renaming.
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    *face palm* quite correct.
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    I won't delete, and recommend rename to others when troubleshooting their issues by forum, as so they have something to get back in case we fail to resolve the issue.

    I renamed my street.apk to .bak first, rebooted, and after it installed, and was functional, then deleted.

    I find it better so we avoid those posts of "I even deleted the file and now ..." :)

    Could save your life sometime hehehe.
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    I got it installed, however I still dont have a stand-alone app. And a long-press in Maps doesnt bring up the option either. Not that I'll ever use the app, but its become personal. What next?
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    That's fine - you still deleted it, just exercised a bit more caution than I.

    Space in /system/app is precious - no need having useless clutter in there, IMO.
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    We're on the same page there, and you summed it up nicely - just easier to excercise that caution first, especially if it is someone else I'm directing to play with their system/app files :)

    Damn, I'm loving 1.1.1. ... havent even bothered to change kernal yet. In fact I may turn off setcpu and give the onboard gov a try with the 800 ...
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