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You almost convinced me not to wait for my carrier, Vodafone Portugal, launch official jelly bean update. But If it's that much better why doesn't samsung uses it? They only have to win, right?

I'm not sure what you mean "if it's that much better why doesn't Samsung use it". Jelly Bean was developed by Google, not Samsung. The ROM's are just what people developed/tweaked/optimized further from that source.
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How easy is rooting, I am thinking of doing it today? Also, should I have an SD card in when I root? I don't have one yet but am planning on it soon.
I am with AT&T if it helps. Completely new to this, so if there is something I need to do first, please let me know thumb.gif

You won't need one to root it/install clockwordmod recovery, but yes you will need to have one to install custom ROM's and what not because when you go to flash something it looks on the SD card(at least for me and all my previous phones). It is very easy though, takes about 5-10 minutes if you are technically inclined. It may take you a bit longer if it's your first time rooting/etc.

AT&T Root Guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1739426

Make sure you also install the clockworkmod recovery which is the third step in this guide. ^
Is there a recovery program for Verizon? And what folder structure needs to be present on the zSD card?
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Any Sprint guys using the 24006 PRL?
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How easy is rooting, I am thinking of doing it today? Also, should I have an SD card in when I root? I don't have one yet but am planning on it soon.
I am with AT&T if it helps. Completely new to this, so if there is something I need to do first, please let me know thumb.gif

You won't need one to root it/install clockwordmod recovery, but yes you will need to have one to install custom ROM's and what not because when you go to flash something it looks on the SD card(at least for me and all my previous phones). It is very easy though, takes about 5-10 minutes if you are technically inclined. It may take you a bit longer if it's your first time rooting/etc.

AT&T Root Guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1739426

Make sure you also install the clockworkmod recovery which is the third step in this guide. ^
Is there a recovery program for Verizon? And what folder structure needs to be present on the zSD card?

Yep, there's clockworkmod for just about every phone. Not sure what you mean by folder structure.
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In short..
Kernel:
Updates USB/WiFi drivers to latest.
Able to OC to 2.1GHz.
Undervolted.
More governors/schedulers to maximize battery life or performance - you choose.
...Basically all around faster/optimized/etc/etc
ROM:
Android 4.1(JellyBean)
Tons of endless features
No bloatware.
Set custom DPI to individual apps
Tablet/Hybrid/Normal modes.
It should tell you all about them on the links I provided.

hi, is there any order in which I should do it? Say, should I install the ROM first or the kernel first?

and I think I know how to install the ROM, but can you provide a tutorial on how to install the kernel?
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Yep, there's clockworkmod for just about every phone. Not sure what you mean by folder structure.

maybe he mean what file sytem.
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Is there a recovery program for Verizon? And what folder structure needs to be present on the zSD card?

clockworkmod recovery is what you'll use on every carrier. In each root guide it should come with clockworkmod. It doesn't matter what your folder structure is on the SD card, the information is flashed to the internal memory. If you are going to have all of your apps/etc on your SD card rather than internal memory it's probably best to make an EXT4 partition.
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hi, is there any order in which I should do it? Say, should I install the ROM first or the kernel first?
and I think I know how to install the ROM, but can you provide a tutorial on how to install the kernel?

Ah sorry, I missed your post when I responded to the other guy earlier.

Anyways, you'll want to flash the ROM first and then the kernel. This is because a ROM also includes a kernel so there would be no sense in flashing a kernel first only to erase it afterwards by flashing a ROM. However, if you are already on a ROM let's say.. and you also have already flashed a kernel but you are wanting to get a different one. Then in that case you don't need to flash the ROM again, just flash the kernel over what you already have.

A kernel is the same thing as flashing a ROM. It should come as a .zip file in most cases and all you do is flash with clockworkmod. Wipe cache, wipe dalvik, and fix permissions AFTER flashing a kernel.
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A question for anyone running Paranoid Android.

How do I take a screenshot? Home+Power isn't working.
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I love my Galaxy S3. i traded in my iPhone for it and haven't looked back. i did like the iPhone but the S3 with its processing might specs and screen size won me over. love at first sight kinda thing
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