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    look, i am one HUGE nub at trying to root the pre and also just being able to get any thing related i just have the most problems to do... i would really appreciate it if someone on this board would like to help me out doing this while talking on instant messaging i would GREATLY appreciate it
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    anyone
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    Quote Originally Posted by technoviking View Post
    anyone
    Check your PM's.
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    Man wish I could be of help, sorry. I'm worse, So here's a real noob question. But what is "to root?"
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    Go on the #webos-internals IRC channel, there are plenty of people there to help and I can help you on there as well.
    Palm History: Palm III>IIIc>CLIÉ NR70v>CLIÉ TG50>Tungsten C>Treo 650>Treo 700p>Centro>Pre!! 6/5/09
    Phone History: Way too long

    Sorry Timmy, SERO does not work with the Pre.
    If you have an iTouch click me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dgj View Post
    Man wish I could be of help, sorry. I'm worse, So here's a real noob question. But what is "to root?"
    The Pre is based on a Linux kernel. In Linux, "root" is the "super-user". Logging in as root gives you access to the device, and allows you to do a lot of "extras". Logging in as root and making those modifications has become known as "rooting".
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    Quote Originally Posted by hparsons View Post
    Check your PM's.

    great, just read it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eguy View Post
    Go on the #webos-internals IRC channel, there are plenty of people there to help and I can help you on there as well.
    hparson said he would help me but ill be sure to check it out there another time
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    I apologize for cutting in on your post, but thanks technoviking for allowing me to ask my question on your post.

    thanks hparson for your reply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dgj View Post
    I apologize for cutting in on your post, but thanks technoviking for allowing me to ask my question on your post.

    thanks hparson for your reply.
    i don't mind. more knowledge about your device is great

    here is also the site to the pre dev wiki

    pre dev wiki: Welcome to the Pre/webOS Development Wiki
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    Right on. excellent info. once again, thank you.
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    I knew the Pre had alien technology.... McNamee was right!
    Palm History: Palm III>IIIc>CLIÉ NR70v>CLIÉ TG50>Tungsten C>Treo 650>Treo 700p>Centro>Pre!! 6/5/09
    Phone History: Way too long

    Sorry Timmy, SERO does not work with the Pre.
    If you have an iTouch click me.

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