With the end of CyanogenMod, a new star in the custom ROM sky rises: Lineage OS is the direct successor of the once popular or Fork alternative Android distribution. As the name suggests, right there, where CM has stopped: Here Lineage sets (parentage German).
The Custom ROM Lineage OS will be based on the roots of the eight year old CyanogenMod project again. Meaning: An open source project, which is a natural state in the core, but will bring useful features advanced and current Android on as many devices. The group of developers currently provides the infrastructure for Lineage. The first official builds are now published, owners of previously not support smartphones can the source code of Lineage OS 14.1 &# 8211; which is based on Android 7.1 nougat &# 8211; Download from the official GitHub repository and compile ROMs for various devices themselves.
Lineage OS - First official builds released
Earlier than expected by many fans now the first experimental and nightly builds came out for various Android devices. Currently planning to support 80 devices developers. The official builds can be downloaded directly from the download page. We have gathered you previously unterstürtzen devices in the following table:
Lineage OS - back story for CyanogenMod successor
Lineage OS is the successor to the popular custom ROM CyanogenMod and picks up where CM had to end abruptly with version 14.1. CyanogenMod started as a project by the American Steve "Cyanogen" Kondik, numerous undertook using a growing community changes and enhancements to the Android and CM ported to countless smartphones. The long-standing ROM project has been able to accumulate a core group of developers, who established the company Cyanogen Inc.. Goal: A commercial version of CyanogenMod, Cyanogen OS develop and license it to equipment manufacturers.
The end of 2016, the company dismissed Cyanogen Inc. numerous employees, Steve Kondik got out. Since the rights to CyanogenMod lie further in the company and the developers want to distance themselves from the decisions that were taken by Cyanogen Inc., is now developing the popular Android custom ROM under the name Lineage OS on. The Lineage developers explain on the official website said:
Lineage OS will be a continuation of what had CyanogenMod. To quote Andy Rubins definition of openness: An open source project does not die when the company behind it withdraw its support.
Lineage OS &# 8211; Web Links
- Lineage OS Official website of Lineage
- Lineage OS Lineage Wiki
- Lineage Lineage on at GitHub
- Subreddit of Lineage
- Facebook page of Lineage
- Lineage to Twitter
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