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ROM picking help

Discussion in 'Android Roms' started by Asterisk, Jun 3, 2010.

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    So I am new to the whole rooting thing. I just rooted my phone today and I am not sure which ROM I want to pick. So I need some help picking.
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    Search the forums, please. This is asked daily.
    CM or BB
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    Thanks for the help. I will be sure to search next time and hopefully find what I am looking for.
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    Simply Stunning 3.1 very stable
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    Thank you for the suggestion.

    I think my main problem in not being able to pick is sometimes not being able to see a screenshot of the rom before I download or install.
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    All the roms have their pros and cons. I would suggest you make sure you have a nandroid backup and that you back up your apps. I will not promote a rom for I am using stock o/c with chevy kernels, but I will tell you that you take the time to read how to install these roms. Do not install a rom with less then 60% battery life. Get a battery widget, because your battery in the notification bar does not go yellow until 30%. A large percent of bootloops are from flashing a rom with 30% battery life ornot wiping data or cache.
    You use a lot of battery to process a new rom. So please ensure you are charged up. Make sure you have all you tools and be prepared to flash a backup if needed.
    Have fun because their are a lot of nice roms out there, make sure you read and follow what the devs tell you for each rom.
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    I have been looking at a lot of roms lol. I have changed roms like 5 times now and I finally found one that looks good and fits my style.
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    I was frustrated with the lack of screenshots when I picked my rom also, but it's because most of the time the look of the phone is not changed with a different rom. The look is the job of a theme, which is installed separately from the rom. By the way, I am running bugless 1.1 with a 1100 MHz oc and I am very satisfied.
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    Just curious what ROM did end up going with?
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    i'm going to guess...

    either BB or redrum!
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    I'm gonna say succulent desire
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    i'll limit my guess to redrum :popcorn:
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    I picked steam after not being able to get simply stunning off the rom manager. I know I can do it myself but I don't want to mess up my phone.
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    doh, oh well... that's too bad, simply stunning is great
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    I know it is. I posted in his thread that it still wasn't working and I was waiting for him to fix it and when he did I switched. I'm glad I did because I am loving it.
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    Thanks for the info guys. I'll have to tryout Simply Stunning.

    I've been using Bugless Beast 1.0 and now 1.1 and I haven't found any worthy replacements yet. I just tried Jrummy CM remix v.08 or whatnot but my droid didn't like it. Every Cyanogen-based ROM I use tends to lag horribly on my phone. I usually run a 1.2 ghz kernel. BB has been the snappiest ROM I've used and the others haven't really been close yet.
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    I completely agree with you. My perfect mix would be Bugless beast with a Genesis theme. I think I might try hexfusion since I flew through my biology test and have an hour to kill. Is there a way to do this through ron manager?
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    There should be but you have to have the paid version in order to get to other ones besides cyanogen.
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    I have ROM Manager paid but I don't see any themes for BB other than the Smoked Glass, Nexbeast, and clear ones I think.

    I don't see any Genesis or Hexfusion ones when I select BB.