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Old 02-05-2013, 03:03 PM   #2986
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Hmm Niluje would know best.

I tried rooting round for the source but don't easily find it.

Can't hurt to try.
From those notes that looks like it "should have" worked. Report the fail to Niluje if your other test doesn't work.

EDIT: you don't use windows do you?

Maybe SHOW FILE EXTENSIONS option is turned off and you made a .txt file...

Happens a lot

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Old 02-06-2013, 08:19 AM   #2987
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No, I'm a Mac and Linux user.

I figured it out... If I opened a new book it worked, but when I went back to the current book it still had the white borders.

The solution to get an old book to re-cache the cover
1. Switch to a new book (never opened), it should have the black letterboxed borders.
2. Plug up the Kindle, and go into the linkss folder.
3. Delete all the covers in the cover_cache folder except the current book (the new one) and the ones labeled default.
4. Also, delete the cover in the overflow folder.
5. Disconnect the Kindle and reboot.
6. Now switch to the book that you were reading (that still had the white), let it go to sleep. It should have re-created the book cover with black bars now.

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Old 02-13-2013, 03:26 AM   #2988
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I have kindle3 B008 model, wi-fi only. Running 3.4 FW.
I read the first post, but for the love of god, I couldn't understand which jailbreak to use.
Please help? I want SS hack.
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:32 AM   #2989
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I have kindle3 B008 model, wi-fi only. Running 3.4 FW.
I read the first post, but for the love of god, I couldn't understand which jailbreak to use.
Please help? I want SS hack.
From the readme: "k3w means K3 WiFi [B008]", so you should use update_jailbreak_0.11.N_k3w_install.bin
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:38 AM   #2990
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Thank you, I got confused with all those instructions for 3.0-3.2 but then none for 3.3 and 3.4 @_@
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Old 02-13-2013, 04:00 AM   #2991
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Jailbreak doesn't work. I get U002 error at the bottom of the kindle. It cant update and just restarts the device.
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:19 AM   #2992
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@alucarda: You're using the wrong file, or it somehow got corrupted along the way. (U002 is an MD5 checksum failure, that should *never* happen).
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:30 AM   #2993
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I used this file: update_jailbreak_0.11.N_k3w_install.bin (I have kindle3 B008 model, wi-fi only.)
So I dont think that's wrong.

I tried dl'ing the kindle-jailbreak-0.11.N.zip multiple times and I always get U002.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:42 AM   #2994
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@alucarda: Which FW version is it running? (Check the Settings page).
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:55 AM   #2995
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:02 AM   #2996
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@alucarda: Then, nope, you're doing something wrong. Check that nothing's corrupting the file (FWIW, md5sum: 1d1784b018c2d8f82b41db81c1db62cb update_jailbreak_0.11.N_k3w_install.bin), and that you're properly using the 'Update Your Kindle' link.
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How can I check that nothing's corrupting the file?
As for the 'Update Your Kindle' link, I click on it? @_@ What else can I do with it?=_=

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md5sum... = 1d1784b018c2d8f82b41db81c1db62cb

md5sum --help
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Usage: md5sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...
Print or check MD5 (128-bit) checksums.
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

-b, --binary read in binary mode
-c, --check read MD5 sums from the FILEs and check them
-t, --text read in text mode (default)

The following three options are useful only when verifying checksums:
--quiet don't print OK for each successfully verified file
--status don't output anything, status code shows success
-w, --warn warn about improperly formatted checksum lines

--strict with --check, exit non-zero for any invalid input
--help display this help and exit
--version output version information and exit

The sums are computed as described in RFC 1321. When checking, the input
should be a former output of this program. The default mode is to print
a line with checksum, a character indicating type (`*' for binary, ` ' for
text), and name for each FILE.
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twobob, thanks for the sentiment but that doesn't make any sense to me at all.
Anyway, it was my laptop that was the problem. Guess it corrupted files somehow.
Went to my boyfriend's PC and installed jailbreak, python and SS hack, no problem at all.

Thanks for help.
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hmm.. righto.

since you dont need it anymore... Then the lack of knowledge will hurt you none.

but for the next poor windows user who does...

Attached. ( i think it works)

Cheers.


also the File Checksum Integrity Verifier utility from MS could do the job on machines equipped with it.
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File Type: zip md5sum-FOR-WINDOWS.zip (23.2 KB, 44 views)

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