#12899 NORM 13.2.0-: root needed

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#12899: root needed
            Reporter:  fatalbert  |          Owner:  suyouxin
                Type:  defect     |         Status:  closed
            Priority:  normal     |      Milestone:  13.2.0-android
           Component:  android    |        Version:  not specified
          Resolution:  wontfix    |       Keywords:  android
          Blocked By:             |       Blocking:
Deployments affected:             |  Action Needed:  never set
            Verified:  0          |

Comment (by fatalbert):

 The F-Droid-hosted "Root Verifier" app is not the only test of root access
 that I carried out.  I also tried to simply "ls /data", and was denied
 permission.  I also tried to use an app that required root access (the
 "Shutdown" app, from F-Droid), and that app failed saying "The device is
 not rooted".  While a custom Android build is probably more hackable, it's
 the process documented here <http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Android> that leads
 to two apps failing to detect or utilize root access, and simply using

 Regarding the power button comment "Sorry, we won't be fixing these
 issues; they are all a problem of training,"  It should be understood that
 documentation *is* training.  A problem of training is a problem of

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/12899#comment:3>
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