Samantha · Jan 30, 2014 at 07:00 am

Learn How to Compile Kernel From Source for the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe

The LG G Pad 8.3 GPe is probably the only 8-inch tablet that ships with the pure Android experience, making it a standout choice for a growing trend of tablets armed with a screen of around 8 inches. Of course, by getting a GPe device, in this case the G Pad 8.3, one hopes to have greater lease of freedom regarding open development. And with this in mind, XDA Forum Member sleekmason has written a tutorial on kernels for the G Pad 8.3 GPe.

Basically covering from head to toe everything kernel related for your GPe G Pad 8.3, the tutorial has a main focus on teaching you how to download the kernel source of the tablet, compiling a new custom kernel with the source, and installing it onto your tablet. Users of the Linux operating system may find the tutorial easier to understand and follow, as sleekmason does note that the guide assumes a basic knowledge of the PC platform.

Sleekmason keeps the steps and explanations brief and simple without skipping on the important details. This is accompanied by plenty of examples of code and commands and links to external resources so you’ll know exactly what you’ll be doing when you compile and install your kernel onto your device.

So if you’re looking to compile your very own kernel for your G Pad 8.3 GPe, you can get started by visiting the original thread for more information.


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