K5 Disable network validation when KT connects to an AP. K5 How to keep kindle alive? without physical touch? (using xdotool) Oh wow all these replies!
Ok, my mistake... when i meant sleep, i meant screensaver. in my setup (yes thanks again twobob, you helped me a lot!) I will be reading, and then eventually the screensaver will turn on, and the screen will go dark. if i was physcially pressing the screen, (i'm not sure how exactly but) the kindle receives that the screen was touched and so resets the timer that the screensaver will show. using the way i read books, this does not happen. i did not think i wanted to disable the screensaver, i knew this was a possibility, but i still want the screen saver to happen, just, when i am not using the device. when i am turning the pages via ssh, the kindle things i am not using the device. Forums - View Single Post - K5 X apps run on native touch Xorg. K5 Paperwhite: ssh page turn?
K5 Kindle Touch/PaperWhite 5.1.x & 5.2.0 JailBreak. Plus K5/PW USBNetwork. - Page 20. [Kindle] Unified Application Launcher. KUAL (V 2.2) One of the most powerful things that could be imagined on a *nix machine - Drop a shell script (and supporting files) in user storage - run it as 'root' Also opens the door to malicious scripting targeted at the end-user who can not (or will not) read them before running them.
OK - I really, really hate to rain on this mornings parade, but . . . . Let us adopt the habit of having the author always provide a detached signature file that can be checked for authentic with a pgp or gpg public key. [Kindle] Unified Application Launcher. KUAL (V 2.2) K5 Collections Manager. Quote: Hmmm... it sure is possible somehow.
The problem is that physical entries (i.e., document files, and their sidecar entries) are an entirely different story again, and need to be treated completely differerently than collections. For instance, there is the full-text index, which indexes physical files. While I did think about a whether a "two-way synchronization" could be done (and would have implemented it if it were sure to work), there is a reason why I only created an "import", but not an "export" feature: collections are completely "virtual", in the sense that they don't impact the file system in any way.
Providing an equivalent "export" option (sort of the "inverse function" of the import option) would modify files and directories all over the place, potentially leading to a complete misbehaviour of the Kindle (yes, I've seen it happen, by simply creating 1000 text files inside the documents folder). Importing or exporting JSON is, of course, no problem at all. Ooops... fixed . How to recover my Kindle root password? After some questions appeared in the irc channel about this, I did a test on my touch.
While logged in as user framework: ssh firstname.lastname@example.org I was able to see the contents of /etc/shadow: cat /etc/shadow Only the root and framework accounts had a string of "random" password characters in them. Kindle Touch Hacking. Abstract: The purpose of this page is to bring together, in a concise way, much of the information found in the Kindle Developer's Corner concerning the Kindle Touch (KT) And Kindle Paperwhite (PW), regarding topics such as jailbreaks, modifications, and how to develop for the device.
This page will hopefully always be under construction. You are more than welcome to add valuable information that you find to be currently missing! Before you start: One of the first things you REALLY SHOULD DO once you have jailbroken your device is BACKING IT UP!. Kindle4NTHacking. Hacking on the Amazon Kindle 4 Non-Touch model.
 K4 index Index of the K4 category threads, posts and off-site resources.K4 index  Jailbreak. Kubrick: Live CD to debrick Kindle 3, 4, and Touch. Version 3.6 Here's a Live Linux System for all the frustrated Windows users who are trying to debrick a Kindle and are struggling with Windows' inability to correctly determine and install device drivers.
Or for people who just want to debrick a Kindle, without diving into all the internals. And actually - it might even be useful for people who are familiar with those internals. To give credit where credit is due: here's the original Simple debricking methods for K5-Touch, K4-Mini, & K3-Keyboard thread, containing pretty much all the information without which Kubrick would never have been possible - a huge THANK YOU to everybody who provided invaluable insight and who developed the fundamental programs in the first place!
Kindle Touch Hacking. Abstract: The purpose of this page is to bring together, in a concise way, much of the information found in the Kindle Developer's Corner concerning the Kindle Touch (KT) And Kindle Paperwhite (PW), regarding topics such as jailbreaks, modifications, and how to develop for the device.
This page will hopefully always be under construction. You are more than welcome to add valuable information that you find to be currently missing! Before you start: One of the first things you REALLY SHOULD DO once you have jailbroken your device is BACKING IT UP!. Trust us, you'll be glad you did.  K5 index Index of the important K5 category threads, posts and off-site resources.K5 index  Jailbreak The jailbreak itself does not yet allow you to do much.
 CURRENT UNIVERSAL METHOD. K5 Kindle touch 5.1.0 SSH password [Archive] @geekmaster: I just fixed that in KindleTool.
Right now, I'm showing both: Root PW fiona123 (or possibly fiona1234) Should I keep on doing that, or just drop the 9 chars password, or implement a config switch to specifically ask for the 9 chars one (and default to showing just the correct 8 chars one)? So far, all default root passwords have been DES hashes (8 chars). If somebody changed their password, it would become salted MD5, which supports more characters. There are a lot of people here who insisted that I was wrong when I started saying that the kindle default root passwords only used 3 hex digits, but I inspected all the shadow files on all my devices, and in posted images, and they were ALL DES hashes.