mic_888 · Aug 8, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Samsung Galaxy S Chlorine Utility (Bloat Remover)

With so many Gingerbread ROMs coming out lately, XDA Recognized Developer sargorn couldn’t wait for the relevant ROM developer to update to the next ROM. So, for the last month of so the XDA developer has been using customised stock ROMs.

One of the first things to do after flashing a new ROM and kernel is to cut down on some of the bloat in /system/.

The dev has put together an utility which more or less removes everything that can be downloaded (for free) from the Market. The utility is a little bit of PHP that will generate a customised CWM3 compatible update.zip which will remove specific apks (and associated .odexes). You can choose which apks you want the update.zip to remove and then hit the Generate button.

For more information and to download the utility, head on over to the forum thread.

 


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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