I am going to write this post to show how easy, yet time-consuming, converting an RUU into a custom, de-odexed ROM can be as long as you can follow directions. I am doing this to hopefully help with development of ROMs for people who may be a bit intimidated on doing this. Before you start, you’ll need:

  1. A Windows installation
  2. VirtualBox installed in Windows
  3. Ubuntu 10.04 (at least) installed in VirtualBox
  4. dsixda’s Android Kitchen set up properly in Ubuntu
  5. Java JDK installed in Ubuntu (Search openjdk in Synaptic Package Manager)
  6. No fear of taking your time with this

I am suggesting the above More >