How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

Today Saturday April 27, 2013 The latest flagship and star terminal of the Korean multinational has been officially put on sale Samsung, the new and expected Samsung Galaxy S4.

Today we were able to find out how to obtain root permissions in a reliable way and fully endorsed by the development forum Android de xdadevelopers.

In the next article we will provide you with the necessary tools to obtain root it from our operating system Linux, in this case from Ubuntu 13.04.

First of all advise that each one is responsible for what they do on their Android terminal, and once the root we will lose the official Samsung warranty until we update it again officially through Choose or via OTA, yes, as soon as the next updates come out.

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux, (Ubuntu 13.04)

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

The first thing we have to know is that this method is valid for terminals with a processor Qualcomm, including models of AT&T, T-Mobile y Sprint.

The process is very simple, the first thing we should do is activate the USB debugging from our Android terminal, in this case the new and shiny Samsung Galaxy S4.

Now we will download the zip with the necessary files for the terminal rooting process from this link, once downloaded in our PC with Linux, we will unzip them anywhere and proceed to follow these steps:

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

We open a new terminal and we access the path where we have the unzipped folder in the previous step, in this case it would be the Downloads folder:

  • cd Downloads

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

Now we will access the folder chopper which is the one that contains the program to root the Samsung Galaxy S4:

  • cd chopper

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

Once there, we will only have to connect the Samsung Galaxy S4 using your USB cable, always making sure that we have the option of USB debugging enabled, we wait for the PC to recognize the device and proceed to execute the following command from the terminal that we have open and in the path Downloads / motochopper:

  • . /run.sh

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 from Linux

The program will begin to do its job and in just a few minutes we will have the permissions of Super user to do and undo as we please within the system of the Samsung Galaxy S4.

These files are also valid for rotate the S4 from the operating system Windows, if you want to know how, do not hesitate to stop by the Androidsis post.

More information - Ubuntu 13.04, Creating bootable USB with Yumi (in video)Unity Launcher for Android devicesHow to root Samsung Galaxy S4

Download - Root Galaxy S4 (Motochopper)


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  1.   talk123 said

    Frantxisco that the files are not, man ... A bit of seriousness.