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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Time for action – adding a Kindle Fire to ADB

It only takes one line of text to add the Kindle Fire to the list of devices that ADB knows about. The harder part is tracking down the text file to edit, and getting ADB to restart after making the changes. Things are more involved with Windows than Mac, because you also have to configure the USB driver, so the two systems are shown here as separate processes:

For Windows:

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to where the file adb_usb.ini is located, at C:\Users\yourusername\.android\.
  2. Open the text file adb_usb.ini in a text editor. The file has no visible line breaks, so Wordpad would be a better option than Notepad.
  3. On the line after the three instruction lines, type 0x1949.
  4. Make sure there are no blank lines, ...

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