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  • Crude, but works. Note for security, /data/ will be inaccessible unless your device has been *rooted*. On the other hand, if a device has been rooted, its data is now wide open to anyone with a USB cable and the above "one-liner". `adb` is one of the platform tools in the android SDK. To get SMS messages: adb pull /data/data/ ; sqlite3 -batch <<EOF contacts2.db <CR> .header on <CR> .mode tabs <CR> select * from sms; <CR> EOF

    adb pull /data/data/ ; sqlite3 -batch <<EOF contacts2.db <CR> .header on <CR> .mode tabs <CR> select * from data; <CR> EOF
    mhs · 2012-12-26 11:35:23 0

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Check for Firewall Blockage.
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Prepare a commandlinefu command.
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Set laptop display brightness
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