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Old 10-30-2013, 05:45 PM   #6
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@giorgio130:
Right. I've got the file and I think JonnyXDA does also. I'm sure someone will be able to mirror it if the original goes down.

So, I've been poking at the android load and managed to get a shell on it over adb using windows 7 (64-bit). Should be able to install and remove apks now.

For anyone interested I downloaded the Android SDK for windows from http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html and got it up and running.

I followed the instructions on Hecke's blog post about enabling adb in the update script on the first linux partition on the microsd card. I did it the easy way by using a card reader and a linux pc.

Next I obtained the "oem" adb driver from http://developer.android.com/tools/extras/oem-usb.html. I added the following lines to android_winusb.inf in the [Google.NTamd64] section. I presume adding them to the [Google.NTx86] section would allow installation on an 32-bit platform as well.
Code:
;Tolino Shine
%CompositeAdbInterface%     = USB_Install, USB\VID_1F85&PID_1689&MI_01
%CompositeAdbInterface%     = USB_Install, USB\VID_1F85&PID_1689&REV_0226MI_01
After that I booted my Kobo/Shine and touched the "Freigeben" button once the "USB-Verbindung" window was displayed. I pointed windows to the modified adb driver it successfully installed!

The final modification was to create a file called "adb_usb.ini" in the .android directory in my user folder. Without it adb doesn't notice the installed adb device and will refuse to discover it on its own. Contents of this file
Code:
0x1F85
Not sure what to do now that I've got adb running. Time to google and learn some more
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