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Disabling Camera Audio?

I am sorry if this has been asked elsewhere but after much searching I decided it was just time to ask. Is there a way to disable camera sounds? It just seems like something very simple that should be in there, but for whatever reason I am not seeing this. I want to say this has been a feature available on every camera phone I have ever owned...
Congress wants digital cameras to make sounds so you can't upskirt/take pics of kids w/o them knowing, stuff like that.

Sometimes I wonder who thinks up this stuff. It just annoys more people and hardly does anything to stop the people who want to use camera phones for those kinds of pictures.

My old BB Pearl would make the camera sound for any picture even when the phone was in silent mode. And yet I could record a video without it making any kind of sound.
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I'll go ahead and revive this thread.

I'm suspecting my issue is because I'm doing it from the phone, but if I try to rename the files:
mv camera_click.ogg 1camera_click.ogg

it says the file is read only. Do I need to chmod it?

I'm running Pete's bugless beauty but I retained my data, and did the update.zip route, which I suspect is why the camera/video sounds are there, because it looks like he changed it to camera_click.ggo, because that file is in the directory too.

**Found the answer over at alldroid. Credit to the notorious Pete, himself. Seems that you have to remount the whole filesystem as read/write. Seems odd that you can't just chmod the file to 775.


mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system

cd /system/media/audio/ui

mv camera_click.ogg camera_click.ggo

mount -o ro,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system


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