Root explorer v.s. astro?

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    Is root explorer a big enough improvement from astro that its worth paying for?

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    Depends on what you're trying to do. Root Explorer has access to a lot of files that the others don't.

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    Indeed it does figured I'd grab it and see what files it accessed that astro did not


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    I still haven't gotten around to buying root explorer yet, although it is quite usefull. Up until now the only thing i've needed it for was adding apps to system which I just do in terminal emulator.

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    Not everyone is as smart as you Spaz! ;)
    DEF worth the money IMO!



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    Ya its totally worth the money for ease of use and level of access.

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    Haha indeed helpful and eventually I might even understand more of what I'm seeing, either way helpful to veiw scripts as to get a sense of what writing one involves.

    What's adding apps to the system do, integrated em into the phone like the factory apps?

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    Ya basically. Some apps require you to do so for them to fully work. For instance tonight I added an app that changes the keyboard based on what orientation the phone is in I.e. portrait>swype landscape>multi touch keyboard. In order for it to function it needs to be in the system/apps

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    root explorer is slightly faster because it does not have as many icons and animations
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    Good to know spazz thanks. I think that may help me do what I'm currently trying todo

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