Welcome to SLIM ROMS+ for X8
Feel the performance and speed!


The Slim Roms+ for X8 was inspired by tchaari and A_U, so I made it for X8, too.
This was first made for X10 Mini and made it for X8 by sgt.meow's request :)
I don't own X8, so please be sure to tell me how it goes.
The same kind of project is already in progress in Galaxy Mini, Galaxy Ace, X8 etc...
TO BE SURE, I simply removed useless apps, fonts, ringtones that bloat our device. Anyway you can simply download their duplicates from Play Store.
This will save a lot of space in the system, ultimately improving the performance upto some extent.
Try it and you will see :)
Keep up the latest news and information of my ROMs at my OFFICIAL WEBSITE

What makes Slim Roms+ good? Let's find it out![/B]

Features


1. Our phone has very less RAM to run ICS or JB in fully optimised manner. So these ROM's slightly fulfil that requirement. As the apps in these ROM's occupy very less RAM of around, 20 to 30 MB only !

2. Due to less RAM consumption, phone tends to be more responsive, smooth and faster !

3. Overall performance increases roughly around, 5 times !

4. If you are a benchmark believer, then AnTuTu scores were also slightly higher compared to the original ROM's

5. These lite ROM's along with any script like Adrenaline Engine, can boost your performance slightly higher.

6. These ROM's can be used as a daily driver, thanks to nAa and all of his team members!!

7. Slim ROM's have slightly higher battery backup compared to the original ROM's. For me atleast, i.e; with minimal usage the phone lasts around =TESTING

8. So use these ROM's and decide what is best for you.

9. There's nothing great about these ROM's. BUT, their SIZE speaks for them !

OLD VALUE FOR CM10: 131MB
NOW IT IS: 83MB

10. Going into details, I simply removed useless apps, fonts, ringtones that bloat our device. Anyway you can simply download their duplicates from Play Store. This will save a lot of space in the system, ultimately improving the performance upto some extent

11. All the rightful credits are in the second page.

12. All the downloads and download instructions are in the bottom.

13. I have removed bloatware in to the maximum extent possible, but still if you feel there exists such an app which is useless, inform me, I will remove it

14. Finally, I ensure there was no warez used to create these ROM's

15. On a side note I removed all the boot-animations to conserve space. ICS & JB have their own in-built boot-splash. While in CM7 there is no such facility, the screen will be blank, so don't worry you did not brick your phone

16. I AM OPEN FOR YOUR SUGGESTIONS!

Requirements

1. Latest baseband
2. Unlocked bootloader
3. CWM Recovery
4. JB nAa-3 kernel

How-To Install


1. Reflash latest nAa kernel using flashtool
2. Enter CWM
3. Enter mount and storage
4. Select format system then format ext and press back button
5. Select full wipe
6. Select wipe cache
7. Enter advanced
8. Select wipe dalvik cache
9. Select wipe battery stat
10. Now search for the ROM and flash it.
11. Reboot your phone
12. Enjoy !!

APP'S YOU NEED TO INSTALL Yourself

1. Gapps

Download

http://www.mediafire.com/?rx9f9t9l5apm7jg- Slim Roms+ MiniCM10 Revised1
(Currently JB only. ICS, GB coming soon!)
http://www.mediafire.com/?7et0axl4gvql1z3- Gapps

Quote from X8 thread:

Quote: Quote: astrone21
Wtf u have permissions for slim all rom? (Like Miui)

And "slim" significte that we can only call and send sms? Lol Its up to the developers, they can give permissions or they can keep their work to themselves with no further modifications... once they have have published it to public, its understood that its free to use and customize it anyway, unless they specially mention it in big bold letters sayin "i will not allow anyone tamper my work".


So I AM NOT STEALING ANYONE'S BLOODY DAMN ROM. This is open-source world, u need to be careful with words.


and my idea is not to make only calls and sms.... some of u got it totally wrong.

u can install the applications that i removed from ROM's from play store... what's the point in slowing down the phone [though lag is insignificant], which already has such less ram.. ?if we had at least 512 Mb RAM, I wouldn't care to touch any ROM, least "slim" it...
So u can install the apps that i deleted, in the partition or sd card or whatever.... this saves a lot of space in system, which MAY help the heavy application/game run slightly smoother bcoz of availability of memory..

HOPE MY POINT IS CLEAR..

Credits

I really thank all developers here.

nAa and all team members gets ALL credits, making MiniCM10 and nAa JB kernel.
krarvind the original creator of Slim Roms
tchaari for the original idea
Team Slim for their logo
And, I thank all members here for contribution.
If I forgot you please tell me.


Changelog
Slim ROMs+ CM10 Revised1 for Shakira-Initial Release!
 


Comments

Vasilis
01/09/2013 9:22am

First i want to sent my compliments
i like your work and your filosofy around it
can i post some comments about it with all my good intention?
-the keyboard although it's stable and pretty don't support greek language (i hope that there ll be updates or i have to remove it and install another keyboard?)
-sometimes it appears a blue semitrasparent box on the desktop/drawer icons or at the menu setting although i clik to other stuff on my screen
-the google search bar on the desktop it is not visible although i choose from the apex menu "keep always visible"
i will stay in touch
thanks a lot

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01/19/2013 5:53am

Thanks. Enjoy!

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osborn
01/10/2013 4:58pm

i had try and install this rom,
i found bug, it is :
this rom cant cover/catch wifi signal that i shared from my laptop using connectify sofware. thanks.

or maybe there any config who i dont know it.

thanks

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01/19/2013 5:54am

I will try to fix it. :) Thanks

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Phenom
06/30/2013 6:36am

are you using connectify or something similar??
if yes then its something with JellyBean, try to create a connection by hosted network method, it works..

jones
01/18/2013 3:34am

great rom!
please add a keyboard that supports greek language..
all the rest is working very good

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jones
01/18/2013 3:35am

great rom!
please add a keyboard that supports greek language..
all the rest is working very good

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jones
01/18/2013 3:35am

great rom!
please add a keyboard that supports greek language..
all the rest is working very good

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01/19/2013 5:53am

Yes. Sure. :)

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xqo
01/27/2013 4:26am

I`ll try

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btobmx
02/06/2013 8:55am

dont dowload slim.zip on the media fire no finish

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02/12/2013 7:28am

Excuse me?

02/09/2013 8:58pm

hi
i installed this rom in my w8 and working good. this rom is much faster than any other roms like cm10, cm9 i used. i found one problem when iam using it.
i think there is some bugs in fm radio. when plugging headset and if u select fm radio, the bluetooth automatically turns on.also fm radio not working good. the display buttons not working on the fm screen. not able to search channels.and phone gets switched off. please rectify this problem. sorry for my bad english.

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02/12/2013 7:29am

I will fix and release R2. Thanks :)

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taurus_d
03/11/2013 1:23pm

This is a wonderful rom. Very fast.
I like it, but I can't turn on Wi-Fi.

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03/14/2013 8:31am

It is not for new nAa JB 2.6.32.60 kernel yet ;)

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taurus_d
03/14/2013 1:09pm

I tried E15_nAa-jb-03_2.6.29.6-nAa-jb-03 and E15_oxydo@jb-08+fixed_2.6.29.6, but unsuccessful :(

ZhdZZZ
03/15/2013 5:45pm

hello developer of this rom......i want to say i veryyyyyyy looooooooooove your rom........but i begging you can you make just same like this rom to "XperiaPlay".....pleaseee..........if you make this rom to xperia play,i will very thanksssss to you for made this just like this rom for xperia play......thankssss.....
(soory for my bad english)

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m.baghelani(iran)
03/23/2013 1:41pm

GREATS pongnamu............
this is the best Rom i ever seen.
As friends say some of the problems, there is another problem in back light setting.
However, many versions of these forms have the same problem but that can be solved with your intelligence... :-)
plz add persian language if you can...
thank U.

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fadrus
03/30/2013 12:25am

cannot detect headset. .why how cant I fix that?

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03/31/2013 6:19pm

Which kernel should i use definitely?
because of I can't turn on Wi-Fi.
Thank you

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mahmood
04/01/2013 7:01am

dear arik.
there is problem with using WIFI in this Rom.
according to nAa kernel producer, Every developer who want to develop roms by using this kernel must be take wifi package in CM!
now we will stay like you to solve this problem.

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jones
05/15/2013 8:26am

hey!
I hope that it will be a new release of Slim+ soon..that supports the new kernel..I think that it will be the best Rom ever!
I'm looking forward for your news!
Please do not give up this project just because our phone is already old..:D
Thanks!

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jones
05/31/2013 4:08am

by the way i was wondering..
is it possible to have a jelly bean 4.2 flavor such as system icons or desktop clock with the next release?
thanks!

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Andres.CO
06/12/2013 9:58am

You.. are... THE MAN. Excellent work. A ROM very smooth. However, I can't move apps to SD. Also, the space to install apps is a little low. Anything else, excellent.

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Hassan
06/23/2013 6:51am

Hi I used your JB slim rom. It was quite fast in all the way. But sometimes my phone doesn't respond when it locked it stood blank. So what should I do to solve that problem. But I liked your rom very much. Sorry for my bad English.

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Pedro Martins
06/24/2013 9:10am

Hi ..
I installed this rom and the wifi does not turn .. can you help me?

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    Lead Developer of Team Pongnamu. I love Android. I ported many ROMs to 2010 Xperias and more to come. I currently own Xperia X10 Mini, and I will have Xperia Z.

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