[clug] How to use Ubuntu to get root on Alcatel 995 mobile running Android Gingerbread

Stephen Gibson Stephen.Gibson at anu.edu.au
Mon Aug 19 22:51:44 MDT 2013

Not sure whether this is relevant, but in the absence of superior 
replies ...

Have you considered cyanogenmod?


The installation process, usually (*) involves gaining root access.


(*) My experience is limited to a ZTE v9 running CM7.

On 20/08/13 12:42, jhock wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an Alcatel 995 that is running Android Gingerbread. I would like
> to be able to update the operating system and configure the software a
> bit better, eg. Change some of the time options for the Calendar
> reminders. I need to have root access to do this. All the software that
> I can find to root the Android OS is based on Micro$oft Windows.
> I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my computer. Can anyone tell me how to get
> root access on my Alcael 995 using my Ubuntu computer?
> Thanks.
> John

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