Former Writer · Feb 17, 2012 at 11:00 am

Aroma Installer Gets its First Port to Samsung Galaxy SL

Awhile ago, we told you about a pretty nifty tool called the Aroma Installer that gives users the choice to install pretty much whatever application or mod that they want onto their ROMs. The best part about the Installer is that it is open source, so it could be ported at any time.

This brings us to the Samsung Galaxy SL i9003, which got itself a port of the awesome installer courtesy of XDA Member TheFrankenstain. The build is a beta release and still needs a few things fixed, but so far the project looks fairly stable.

The features added to this iteration of Aroma include:

-Sony Xcloud
-Bravia Engine (is in MIUIv8)
-Vurrut Kernel v3
-MIUI v4 theme (Very nice)
-CPU Control addon
-ICS Font
-added vurrut V3 kernel install

There are a few bugs, as to be expected with a beta release. Thus far the Installer only works with a specific build of MIUI and some of the smaller mods don’t install properly just yet. There is a push to get more developers in on the project to help fix bugs and make their ROMs compatible, so it could be only a matter of time before things get really rolling.

For more information, feature list, download link and discussion, check out the original thread. As usual, don’t forget to make a backup before attempting anything, you’ll be glad you did.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
Emil Kako · Jan 31, 2015 at 02:59 pm · 1 comment

Do You Prefer Physical or on Screen Buttons?

More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.

DISCUSS
Pulser_G2 · Jan 31, 2015 at 02:08 pm · no comments

New AOSP Branch Details Potential Build System Upgrades?

While there are frequent unexplained changes and pushes to Google's AOSP repositories, an interesting-looking new branch has been pushed out recently, called "master-soong". Taking a look at the changes made to the manifest repository (which is used to specify the repositories to be downloaded when building Android), it appears there are some new repositories making an appearance. Of note here are new prebuilt repositories for Go, and Ninja. Go is a programming language, created by Google, which compiles to produce...

XDA NEWS
GermainZ · Jan 30, 2015 at 09:29 pm · 1 comment

Send Links to Any Nearby Device with CaastMe

There already are many solutions on the Google Play store if you want to send a link to one of your devices -- but what if you wanted to do it quickly without having to install any software or logging in to a website on the recipient end? Most apps require you to do either or both, which can be a hassle (or even a security risk) in some cases. Luckily, XDA Forum Member wyemun has developed CaastMe. Inspired by...

XDA NEWS