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    OK. I spent the better part of 4 hours rooting my phone. I would do a part and read about the next part and so on. Anyways, its done. I used this guide:

    Start Here | Root Your Droid

    My question is...now that I am rooted, what do I do? What are some cool things I can do? What do you all recommend I do first? I like being able to customize so where do I start?
     
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    Man...............I'm not being mean...I swear....but there is a TON of info on this very specific topic!! Search around a little bit...it won't take much searching I promise you that...

    PS: And by the way, that is a great site for beginners looking to start hacking their Droid
     
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    I am searching now I promise...I'm just trying to figure out what is info and what is just general discussions...
     
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    drocap2 to take screen shots.

    Root Explorer to explore files on the phone
     
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    Is Root Explorer better than Astro?
     
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    Yes.

    Also add WiFi tethering (used it at work today so I didn't have to surf on the Army connection with all the blocks especially here on this site) and overclocking to the list of things you can do.
     
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    That site takes you through everything including OverClocking... if you follow all the guide the only thing left that you would likely want to do is flash a custom ROM (if they didn't include that today, I haven't checked but it was in the works).

    I recommend BB:
    AllDroid - View topic - [ROM] Bugless Beast V0.7.5 (2/10/10)
     
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    Me too...and if you want to install it, just check out the guide I wrote in my signature.
     
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    You will find most of what can be done with root in the Hacks forum. Take a look at the sticky threads there to start.
     
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    I have a question...I installed Home++ before I rooted and am having issues with it FCing on me...does it need to be reinstalled? And with regards to BB, is it just a theme? More or less?
     
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    I also looked into WiFi Tether and the tutorials use a lot of jargon that I don't quite understand...is there someone here that would be willing to call and walk me through it so I can understand it? LOL
     
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    Home++ is working near Flawlessly on BB. Before I flashed BB, however it was hit or miss.

    And NO BB is not "just a theme" it is a custom built ROM. If that term (custom ROM) is unfamiliar to you spend some time in the "hack" section and do some searches to find out more.
     
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    I just wanted to let you all know I have rooted, installed BB and have WiFi tethering...pretty proud right now!