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DROID X Source Code Released

Ready to start hacking on the source code for the Droid X?

Motorola actually released the code a couple of days ago, but it seems to have been washed under the rug while everyone focused on hating the manufacturer over a locked bootloader and mythical eFuse.  From what I’ve heard, the code seems to be missing some key pieces for the rooting/ROM-ing crowd to really jump on it, but at least it’s out there.

Source:  Motorola

Cheers Saul!

  • http://www.lead411.com/Chris_Stubbs_1458067.html Chris Stubbs

    They actually talking about the theme, not the menu. There was a post a while back about it. Kellex loved it. Just use the DX rooting filter

  • Anonymous

    I am on day three with the droid x and the wireless keeps dropping and doesn’t come back till i reset. My network is N with wpa2 aes and i refuse to dumb down my security for a new phone

  • http://www.audipartsforless.com/ Audi accessories

    That’s great it will go into recovery mode, and can re-boot once approved software is re-installed.

  • http://www.123people.com/s/mychael+margott Mychael Margott

    This Droid X and a majority of Android consumer devices on the market today have a secured bootloader.

  • http://www.lead411.com/Sophia_Stuart_1390939.html Sophia Stuart

    Well This droid x version is great. You can dynamically change widget sizes and the news reader..Thanks for sharing with us…

  • http://www.watchenthusiasts.com/panerai-watches/ Watch Enthusiast

    Motorola has been a long time advocate of open platforms and provides a number of resources to developers to foster the ecosystem including tools and access to devices for developers.

  • http://appraisernow.com/CA/San-Diego Appraiser

    I am also waiting to change “locked bootloader and mythical eFuse.” but Motorola change something else..

  • http://www.debtmediators.com.au/bankruptcy.php declaring bankruptcy

    Source code for droid-X,i was really needing this.Thanks for the post.

  • http://www.linkedin.com/in/dannydemichele Danny Demichele

    Motorola has been a long time advocate of open platforms and provides a number of resources to developers to foster the ecosystem including tools and access to devices for developers.

  • tonytbone7883

    So does this mean Motorola may start allowing or approving Devs applications to be installed on our phone legally? Allowing ROMS to be an alternative to OEM ROMS and make them official so boot loaders and security will not be an issue as long as they are approved?

  • Derek

    This is what I received from Moto:

    Thanks for reaching out to Motorola.

    I can understand that must make you feel upset but Motorola's primary focus is the security of our end users and protection of their data, while also meeting carrier, partner and legal requirements. The Droid X and a majority of Android consumer devices on the market today have a secured bootloader.

    In reference specifically to eFuse, the technology is not loaded with the purpose of preventing a consumer device from functioning, but rather ensuring for the user that the device only runs on updated and tested versions of software. If a device attempts to boot with unapproved software, it will go into recovery mode, and can re-boot once approved software is re-installed. Checking for a valid software configuration is a common practice within the industry to protect the user against potential malicious software threats. Motorola has been a long time advocate of open platforms and provides a number of resources to developers to foster the ecosystem including tools and access to devices for developers via MOTODEV at http://developer.motorola.com.

    • tonytbone7883

      So does this mean Motorola may start allowing or approving Devs applications to be installed on our phone legally? Allowing ROMS to be an alternative to OEM ROMS and make them official so boot loaders and security will not be an issue as long as they are approved?

  • http://twitter.com/zachattack112 Zach Loe

    If only us d1 users could hav the x launcher…

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/26CNQJJQ5TGBQU4BI6ZTCV5RMY Chris

    Im starting to miss the little ninja in my app drawer…he's been with me for a while and i miss the little guy. Hurry up already people!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Jayrodathome Jarrod Lilly

    44Th!!!

    *this post has exceeded its flag limit*

  • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

    opps wrong blog!!

  • TheCinciBengals

    Sry to hi-jack the thread here but i have ran into an issue……my music player has stopped working on my x. When i try to play a file i get an error that says “this format is not supported” something to that effect. Most of my music is in mp3 format. The music will play on my computer via the sd card. I formated the sd card and tried playing a new song from amazon mp3 and i get the same msg.
    any ideas?

    • TheCinciBengals

      I found a soluton! Restarted phone and it magicly started working again. I don't know how and i dont know why but yay. I made things way too complicated. Hope this helps somebody out.

  • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

    MAAAN THAT PHONE IS PRETTY!!! It's so big Kellex can't even fit it on one page with it in portrait style!! LMAO!

    • DeathofGrim

      lol you would figure it wouldn't fit in portrait mode

  • Octotron

    The next person who flags a “1st” post is getting a ban. I am sick of having my box flooded with spam because you have a stick in your butt. Enough. Get over it already. People will post what they will and unless it is offensive it isn't getting deleted.

    • Michael_NM

      Don't flag me bro! :P

      • Octotron

        CONSEQUENCES WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.

        • http://www.facebook.com/tbbutler Timothy Brian Butler

          i think i already asked you… but are you a decepticon

          • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

            now that's just not nice!! why would you say something so rude!? LOL

          • http://www.facebook.com/tbbutler Timothy Brian Butler

            decepticons are sick…. i see fapple as the good guys and ANDROID as decepticons…. maybe its the red eye on my droid x bootup

          • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

            that's great!! lol

        • Michael_NM

          Ha! Are you backtracing me? :) For the record, I've never flagged a first post but, I've been first. “Don't flag me bro!” was a plea on behalf of future firsters.

        • Jason

          I've never flagged a first post but to me it seems that it makes more sense to ban those people posting “first” as opposed to those people flagging them. I never understood this mentality. Writing “first” offers no value to a thread.

    • Droidzilla

      Oh, man. It's so tempting to flag that “1st” post just to be a little piss-ant. It's like when you go to the supermarket and see a table display of canned goods in a pyramid and think, “I should totally knock that over.”

    • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

      I feel the same way lol

    • Tyler

      What if I flag this post, do I get banned?

    • http://www.fusioncleaning.com.au/ fusion cleaning sydney

      I understand that you are sick of spam but its all part of running a blog. So don’t be so offensive and keep your comments respectful for all the real readers of your blog.

  • Mycoffeeplease

    I wanna know when us Droid 1 users gonna have the Droid X ROM on our phones? Basically Blur… I'm waiting for that.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Jayrodathome Jarrod Lilly

      After messing around with my buddies backflip I hated moto blur so much. But this droid x version is great. You can dynamically change widget sizes and the news reader I feel is better then anything you can get in the market for free. I get dl and bgr streamed right to my home page!!

  • JT

    Nice – hopefully this is a sign of how fast code will be released on future Moto Droids and the like (D2 & 2 Ghz Beast rumored for late 2010).

  • Jason

    What can you do with the source code if we can't get ROMs? I'm not being sarcastic but rather asking a serious question.

  • Zach

    It sucks its missing parts of it :( I want my Droid X unlocked.

  • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

    even though we haven't heard much about it from devs i'm sure someone is hard at work trying to find a way to get roms on this beautiful device. just hopefully it's before the new update comes because that would be a step backwards and would probably have to start over!!

  • YoMomma

    19th

  • Br_d

    Does this mean devs could port the ninjablur and other droid x stuff to other android devices? Otherwise, what's the point?

    • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

      Would anyone actually want that stuff on their phone??? lol

      • Br_d

        I think the launcher's pretty cool looking. That's pretty much it though.

        • http://twitter.com/ajbattaglia83 anthony battaglia

          Jrummy kangerade droid x theme for d1

  • Zach

    Few weeks ago? it's dated 7/28/10 that's two days ago :p

    • kellex

      Yeah I was looking at the project start date. 7/28 is correct. :P

      • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

        hey if we can get 9000 pages of leaked Top Secret Gov. files why can't we get the key to unlock the efuse?!?

  • http://twitter.com/Pollita_Droid Erica Marchand

    Although I don't have a Droid X this is always good news to hear… I'm sure there will be some rather good things to come :)

  • nkhex19

    Hopefully this will help Devs unlock this thing and get some ROM's working on it.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joe-Erny/100000475533720 Joe Erny

      Hell yeah! I would love to see some of those sick roms on my droid x. I am starting to miss puting new themes on my D1

      • timarnette

        Same here!!!!

      • http://twitter.com/ajbattaglia83 anthony battaglia

        I agree im still putting roms on my d1 through wifi just for fun

  • JosueD

    Cool

  • Travis

    Figures

  • http://twitter.com/storm34x Daniel Archibald

    First!!

    • Travis

      I was first :-)

      • Bill

        don't you have better and more satisfying things to do than to try to be the first person to post a worthless and unnecessary comment on a comment thread… I never understood how boring some people are

        back on topic, this should quiet all the idiots who keep brining up efuse as if it's gonna stop devs from cooking up a way to unlock the bootloader

        • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

          really……!!!?? No need to be a party pooper!!

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001189473993 Al Melara

          First to call bill a hater!

          • http://www.facebook.com/drew.h.wegand Drew Harrison Wegand

            i smell a bit of jealousy on Bill's part anyone else think so!!??

          • Bill

            yup I'm extremely jealous I'm not refreshing this site all day long in order to post 1st on the comment board

          • DeathofGrim

            Lol dude its that kon with a hollow mask.
            +1

          • Droidzilla
    • http://twitter.com/TonyG916 Tony Garza

      no so much…..pal

  • JAYDEE56

    1st