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Hey I had the same problem I tried everything. Then I did this - I downloaded ruu file for my m8 and it works like a charm now . You just have to run the ruu file on windows while your phone is connected. Beware finding the right ruu files takes time. And also it requires you to be on the correct mid and Cid that came with your phone (or the developer Cid ...
Odin is believed to be a leaked Samsung internal tool as you can see from Wiki . That's the reason you will not find a definitive,official website for downloading What is the ODIN tool? is a related answer and the point worth bearing in mind while choosing the right version is (....) you probably want to ensure someone else has tried it and succeeded ...
Don't do update. Do a command in the following syntax: fastboot flash [system/recovery/boot] /path/to/recovery/image.img Example: fastboot flash recovery /mnt/sdcard/Download/twrp.img I HIGHLY recommend not flashing images to system or boot partitions without a custom recovery first. You should only flash recoveries via fastboot.
I had the same problem here: archive does not contain android-info.txt. Tried google but can't find anything. Finally I copied the update.zip to my devices sdcard and "applied update from sdcard" – that worked.
Use custom recovery to flash any custom rom to your phone. Also remember to read the description about the custom rom you are going to flash to know which custom recoveries are supported by it.
I don't recommend flashing ROM's without PC (Or other device). Because think about it, if you want to flash it using a program or something else, then you are changing the system while the system is running, which is definitely not good (Some files might corrupt). But if you are using the SD card method, then that might be good enough.. But still, PC ...
I figured out what the problem was - "System" under "Mount" in TWRP was unchecked. After checking that, the folders under system appeared.
As can be seen here, an answer has already been found. It appears that the only thing that justifies an installation as system app, for the Google Apps, is to make them unable to be uninstalled via the package manager (since you need root privileges to alter the System partition). As Firelord pointed out in the above answer, there appears to be no further ...
From [INFO] What the ROM files mean boot.bin This is the Primitive Bootloader. Seems to make some basic initializations and finally loads the secondary bootloader. Sbl.bin The Secondary Bootloader. It loads the PIT, the Linux kernel, params.lfs and the modem. It also is responsible when the device is charging while it's off. This file contains ...
Fix is not too much tough. You need to download Odin ( It is tool like Heimdall , but has good control. It is Windows software. ) and drivers for your device. Now need to open download mode. Place the tablet into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together until a construction Android robot icon with a warning ...
Those files have been moved to another location: check folder libsparse/ in the following repo https://android.googlesource.com/platform/system/core/ I have checked it with 6.0.1 image, and it works.
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