[ROM]Cobalt v1.0 - The Revolution - Keyboard and Market Fixed!

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  1. UrbanBounca

    UrbanBounca Rescue Squad Staff Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    [Matt didn't post this on DF.net, but I figured more would be interested. I use this ROM, and it's hands-down, the best ROM I've used on the D2.]

    This ROM has had a name change from Unleashed 3.0 to Cobalt 1.0 because this is a new chapter for my ROM and I thought a new name should be put in place.

    Please join my IRC http://webchat.darkwingduck.org
    and join #cobalt. Type /join #cobalt to join.

    Phoenix IRC: http://phoenix.grrmode.com/webchat.html

    Please follow me on Twitter! Matt G (MattG4542) on Twitter

    Thanks:

    • cvpcs for publicly posting his source.
    • slayher for his help over and over helping me compile a ROM straight from Google's source.
    • Speels and everyone else for their support when I started getting annoyed with this ROM.
    Updates from alpha:

    • MANY new features
    • Audio is working from source, so you can use DSPManager now.
    • The phone will not reboot when you press the lock/unlock button.
    • Galaxy S like notification bar power settings.
    For screen shots on some of the extra features: cobalt pictures by linkinpark4542 - Photobucket

    Known issues:

    • GPS is not accurate
    • Auto-rotate
    • Haptic feedback (vibrate when touching soft-keys)
    • ALT-lock doesn't function (You can double click "ALT" to ALT-lock, though.)
    • Camcorder doesn't function (Camera does!)
    • Charge light doesn't function
    Install instructions:

    • Download Cobalt
    • Download GApps
    • Download Keyboard Fix
    • Reboot into Clockwork
    • Clear Cache
    • Clear Data
    • Advanced, Clear Battery Stats
    • Advanced, Clear Dalvik Cache
    • Install Cobalt from SD Card
    • Mounts, Mount /system
    • Install GApps
    • Install Keyboard Fix from SD Card
    • Reboot (The first boot could take minutes. If it doesn't, try again.)
    Watch a review of Cobalt by barczakmark! [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaLdZietLnE"]YouTube - Rom Review- Cobalt 1.0[/ame]

    Thanks to my good friend Rob for hosting the ROM.

    NOTE 1: This ROM's development will be halted in favor of something else. You will see soon enough.
    NOTE 2: Ignore GEM Notifications in the Cobalt Extras. I forgot to remove and I didn't notice it until the ROM was already uploaded. [/B]

    Code:
    MD5 SUMS
    6402a709c18208bb11448b19d1514768  Cobalt-1.0Gapps.zip
    For the best battery life please use these settings in SetCPU or DROIDX/2 Overclock:

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  2. jawonder

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    On the youtube video the demo is with a Droid X but on this page it's saying Droid 2 can it be used on the X ?
     
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    This rom is the bomb
     
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    Hey is there one for the droid x ?.
     
  5. want a droid

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    Pull down power control options look awesome, but I need GPS and some other features that are listed as not working.
     
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    Not that I am aware of. Im sure it could work on it though since they are so simliar, you just might need to change a few things around.


    --Yes, the pulldown powercontrols are awesome! But yes, gps and some other things arent working :(

    Hopefully itll get fixed!
     
  7. Matt4542

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    Yes it works on a DX.
     
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    WOW, I am completely blown away. the options and customizations that are availible within the rom itself are amazing. If this rom and the liberty toolbox had a baby I would probably have a stroke. Amazing rom.
     
  9. robotsandwrestlers

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    This looks awesome. Any chance of porting it over to the D2G?

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  10. UrbanBounca

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    I actually disagree. I can't stand a toolbox that is only functional by data (symlinks/Liberty). The Cobalt toolbox is kind-of hardwired into the ROM, so you can wipe via Recovery, and it'll still function. If you wipe via Recovery with Liberty, the toolbox will FC every single time.

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    If you wipe via Recovery with Liberty, the toolbox will FC every single time.

    Really....I didn't know that. I just like being able to change fonts on themes I like. It seems like the better the theme, the worst the font gets.



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  12. UrbanBounca

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    I like to wipe data/cache via Recovery after installing a ROM, and Fission and Cobalt are the only two that don't go all screwy after doing so.
     
  13. UrbanBounca

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    Updated original post with Team Phoenix IRC and Quadrant screenie.
     
  14. trook

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    I really wish the GPS worked. I also wish I knew how to fix it myself. Awesome rom but I have to flash back to something else, I use my gps at work everyday. :(

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  15. UrbanBounca

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    Matt said the GPS won't be fixed for "a long while."

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