Archive for April 2013

Firefox OS Build Your Own for Nexus S



Firefox OS from B2G Project getting more and more stable.
At the point of time this post written, still at Pre-Release Stage. Building Firefox OS from source for supported device is quiet easy, just follow MIZILLA DEV PAGE,

  1. Follow Mozilla Prerequisites
  2. Fetch Firefox OS Code source tree & Build
  3. On linux machine, use terminal :
    $ git clone git://github.com/mozilla-b2g/B2G.git
    $ cd B2G
    $ git fecth origin
    $ git checkout origin/master
    $ ./config.sh nexus -s
    $./build.sh -j3 (Depending on your wish for processor optimation)
    Time consumed depending on your processor and internet connection speed
  4. For lazy, can DOWNLOAD FOX OS FOR CRESPO BUILD ON 04TH APRIL 2013
  5. File is flashable via fastboot : (device from off stage, push SIMULTANEOUSLY volume+ AND power button to achieve bootloader mode)
    $fastboot erase boot
    $fastboot erase system
    $fastboot erase userdata
    followed by
    $fastboot flash userdata userdata.img
    $fastboot flash system system.img
    $fastboot flash boot boot.img
    $fastboot reboot
    Finish ...
  6. Features
  • Wifi connection, wifi tethering, 3G Data Connection, GSM Voice Calls, Text (sms), Internet Browsing, Contact Syncing with Google Account (with facebook and windows live NOT TESTED), Emailing, Weather Info, MAPS (Here Maps) ... ARE GENERALLY WORKING FLAWLESSLY
  • Phone working as basic function of a SMART PHONE but NOT a GAME BOX
  • Little annoying, CAN NOT COPY / FORWARD, Text Message
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