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  1. craniac added a topic in General Huawei Discussion   

    Unlocking and rooting the Huawei Ascend Y511-u30
    I just rooted my wife's Y300-100 and installed slimkat.  Now I want to to put Cyanogenmod on my phone.  Is there a single page guide for this like there is for the Y300?
    Thanks for any tips, help or links.  
    Here is a poem by James Dickey as a thank you for having read my dull post.
    Here they are. The soft eyes open.
    If they have lived in a wood
    It is a wood.
    If they have lived on plains
    It is grass rolling
    Under their feet forever.

    Having no souls, they have come, 
    Anyway, beyond their knowing.
    Their instincts wholly bloom
    And they rise.
    The soft eyes open.

    To match them, the landscape flowers, 
    Outdoing, desperately
    Outdoing what is required: 
    The richest wood, 
    The deepest field.

    For some of these, 
    It could not be the place 
    It is, without blood.
    These hunt, as they have done, 
    But with claws and teeth grown perfect, 

    More deadly than they can believe.
    They stalk more silently, 
    And crouch on the limbs of trees, 
    And their descent
    Upon the bright backs of their prey

    May take years
    In a sovereign floating of joy.
    And those that are hunted 
    Know this as their life, 
    Their reward: to walk

    Under such trees in full knowledge 
    Of what is in glory above them, 
    And to feel no fear, 
    But acceptance, compliance.
    Fulfilling themselves without pain

    At the cycle’s center, 
    They tremble, they walk
    Under the tree, 
    They fall, they are torn, 
    They rise, they walk again. 
    James Dickey  
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  2. craniac added a post in a topic Installing roms with TWRP and Flash SuperSU   

    There was a great guide over in the link you provided, and my wife's phone now has Slimkat.  I forgot to back up her contacts but other than that she likes it.
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  3. craniac added a post in a topic [GUIDE 2.0] Ascend Y300-100 (B182) Bootloader unlock, TWRP, Root, Custom ROM flash   

    Ah, found it.  I think it was under /storage/sd0/
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  4. craniac added a post in a topic [GUIDE 2.0] Ascend Y300-100 (B182) Bootloader unlock, TWRP, Root, Custom ROM flash   

    I'm stuck at using Flashify to install twrp 2.6.3
    When I transfer the .img file to the phone, it lands at a file structure that looks like:
    But when I explore the phone's file structure with Flashify, I think I'm at root access, which is a maze of twisty passages, all alike, none of which lead me to my twrp .img file:
    .cust backup
    So I'm trying to find my .img file from this root directory and can't.  I realize this is a bonehead question, and apologize in advance.
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  5. craniac added a post in a topic Installing roms with TWRP and Flash SuperSU   

    Thank you for your help!  I visited Ventimiglia for a few hours last month and now I must visit Italy.  I will go post in the correct forum.
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  6. craniac added a topic in Huawei Ascend G510 Development   

    Installing roms with TWRP and Flash SuperSU
    Hi, my apologies for my gross ignorance.  I am trying to get 4.3 or higher on my wife's Huawei Ascend y300 (100) so that it will be compatible with the Misfit Shine activity tracker I just bought her.  Right now it has 4.1.1.
    Using the instructions at the site, I've unlocked and rooted the phone.  TWRP and Flash SuperSU are installed and everything seems to work.  
    I'm just not sure what I have to do next to get a stable Kitkat rom on the device.  I get the sense that I probably should have installed ClockWorkMod, but I am not sure.  Thanks for any tips.
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