Last Updated:' 02/27/2014 By: Randytate
This page describes how to prepare a Linux machine prior to installing CyanogenMod 9 onto an HP TouchPad.
NOTE: This setup procedure should need to be done only once on the host system. Once these steps have been done, you can omit this procedure and go directly to Installing CM-9 Linux
The previous step to prepare the HP TouchPad was Configuring webOS.
You will need to have a recent version of Java. Download for your architecture here:
Create install folder
Create a folder somewhere to store various downloads. Let's call this folder:
Download all of the files listed below to your
Download Utilities and Install Files
Verify the MD5 checksums against the values provided on each download page.
Novacom Installer JAR
Download Novacom Installer .jar file from the following location to your
ACMEInstaller3 and ACMEUninstaller
Download ACMEInstaller3 and ACMEUninstaller from these sites to your
Verify MD5 checksums against the values provided on the download page.
Jcsullins MoBoot boot loader (about 186KB)
This .zip file is about 4MB
Download the latest nightly build .zip file for HP TouchPad. As of this writing, the latest version is from Sep 29, 2013 and is about 125MB.
Download the Google Apps archive for Ice Cream Sandwich (i.e. CyanogenMod9). This build is from April 24, 2012 and is about 50MB.
The next step is Installing CM 9 Linux.