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Discussion in 'Switch - Hacking & Homebrew' started by ShadowOne333, Dec 30, 2017.

  1. ShadowOne333
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    Plutoo delayed the announcement/release from Feb 1st to Mid-February.
    Until around the second week of February we might know what they have in store.
     
  2. Natehaxx

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    what should be Announced ?
     
  3. lordelan

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    A homebrew launcher (to avoid PegaSwitch) and maybe a bit more... :P
     
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    i want to sleep now and wake up 15 feb:)
     
  5. RitchieRitchie

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    A question if you (or anyone!) can answer - will we have to install pegaswitch first to use retroarch or other homebrew? I'm a total noob and it looked pretty complicated.
     
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    it's not for the end user atm

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    just wait:)
     
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  7. lordelan

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    At the moment: Yes.
     
  8. Natehaxx

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    Pegaswitch will be used to launch HBL it just got confirmed today
     
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    my friend is on discord and he tell me that sciresm said hbl will replace album applet and if you restart your console its gone. i don't know if this is true
     
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    Do you have a link m8?
     
  11. Natehaxx

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    it was told on discord , and i dont think it will replace the album yet (ScriesM told on Discord that we cant install Custom Titels until we have a CFW) so no CFW we need to use Pegaswitch to run things
     
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    ok thanks nate!:)
     
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  13. Natehaxx

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    @ShadowOne333 idk if he wrote that without thinking but he was speaking about Launching Homebrew from the SD Card.
     
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  14. TheGreek Boy

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    yes my friend tell me that too
     
  15. ShadowOne333
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    Launching the HBL from SD with the help of PegaSwitch?
    Or will the exploit stay installed to a certain app to then grab the HBL executable from SD?
     
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    well thats what i dont know , i think we will run pegaswitch and maybe an nro file of hbl ? or its even something like ace loader idk
     
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    i think the hbl will just replace ace loader

    i mean

    launch pegaswitch
    runnro ./nros/hbl.nro
    homebrew launcher starts and you can load homebrews from sd card
     
  18. ShadowOne333
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    Well whatever it might be, I just hope it's setup in a way that makes it more user accessible.
    I am guessing some sort of PegaSwitch initial installation for the HBL file to boot from a certain app, taking the NRO from SD. Of course the exploit would only be functional until a reboot is done, kind of like the 4.5 exploits for 3DS were handlded back in the day.

    Thankfully the Switch has an Android like sleep mode to aliviate the reboot issues.

    Thanks for the heads up btw ;)
     
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    I really hope the DeSmuME screen orientation can be made horizontal, as the vertical screens look weird on the Switch tablet.
     
  20. isoboy

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    I have no problem waiting even a couple of years. I have no interest in setting up and/or using something that's not permanent and user friendly. Until that happens I'll pay for what I want. I know we'll get there but I'm curious about the short term stuff.