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Install Flashtool on Arch Linux

There’s two way to install Flashtool on Arch, first using automatic mode which use AUR and second way is using manual mode. At this moment package on aur have flags out of date, so we will using manual mode.

    1. download Flashtool for linux at here , using torrent or file hosting.
    2. Move flashtool-0.9.23.1-linux.tar.7z to other folder, for example /home/user/tools/
    3. unzip using command
      7z x flashtool-0.9.23.1-linux.tar.7z && tar -xvf flashtool-0.9.23.1-linux.tar
    4. Install rules on udev, this can be done in two way, first with install android-udev and second using
      echo 'SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ACTION=="add", SYSFS{idVendor}=="0fce", SYSFS{idProduct}=="*", MODE="0777"' > /etc/udev/rules.d/63-sonyxperia.rules

      , of course with root account

    5. And then just cd to flashtool directory and start with sudo ./Flashtool