Since Nexus One is still new, there is no “one click root” available for it yet, but I’m sure the team behind Flash Rec will release it soon. Their app for Hero really saves a lot of trouble when rooting it.
In this tutorial on how to install and root your Nexus One using RA Nexus Recovery Image, I’ll use the fastboot method as given by Amon himself.
How to Install RA Recovery Image on Nexus One
Just follow the steps below to install the RA Recovery Image on your Nexus One.
Remember: You should have an unlocked bootloader to install the RA Nexus Recovery on your phone. [...]
When it comes to recovery image for Android phones, I should really appreciate Amon RA for his work and the recovery images he releases.
In my tutorial on how to root HTC Hero, I used his recovery image as that was the best option option available. And now he has released the same image for Nexus One too.
The purpose of this recovery is to avoid using adb by accessing all features directly from the menu. Use the trackball (up+down) to navigate through the menu, press the trackball to select items. Use the Volume-down key to go back to a previous menu.
Some features of the RA Recovery Image for [...]