Flashing FDroid OTA ZIP

Hey everyone,

I’m trying to get the FDroid OTA zip file installed as a system app.

Now normally, I would use TWRP to sideload it from ADB or the sdcard, so I decided to try using the Teracube recovery a shot at sideloading. Unfortunately, it was unable to do this, and instead gave me these messages:

Command from ADB on PC:
adb sideload .\org.fdroid.fdroid.privileged.ota_2110.zip

Console log in recovery on Teracube:
Finding update package...
Opening update package...
Verifying update package...
E:footer is wrong
Update package verification took 0.1 s (result 1)
E:Signature verification failed
E:error: 21
E:Failed to open driver control: No such file or directory
Installation aborted.

So now I’m reaching out to this community to see if anything can perhaps give me some pointers on how I should be going about this. I’m thinking I might just be doing it wrong, or perhaps this is just not possible with the current recovery available. :man_shrugging:

Any tips would be appreciated. :slight_smile:

Just saw this. Was your bootloader unlocked while doing this?

Definitely, I’m keeping it unlocked until I can get TWRP flashed on it.

I’ve decided to simply be patient for TWRP, then I’ll be able to easily sideload the Fdroid zip. :slightly_smiling_face:

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