Rooting and Updating Android on a Google Nexus

Install tools - Ubuntu 14.04

http://bernaerts.dyndns.org/linux/74-ubuntu/328-ubuntu-trusty-android-adb-fastboot-qtadb

List

Backup

Flash without wipe

Download latest factory image: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images

http://schnouki.net/posts/2014/08/13/flashing-a-stock-android-image-without-wiping-user-data/

Root

SuperSU: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1538053 ClockworkMod recovery image: http://www.clockworkmod.com/rommanager/

Then use the volume controls to select recovery mode. Once the recovery image has been booted, select install zip from sideload. Then push SuperSU to the device:

Saturday, 5th September 2015