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cyanogenmod seems to die

asked 2016-12-24 16:39:47 +0200

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updated 2016-12-25 04:22:22 +0200

According to https://www.googlewatchblog.de/2016/12/entwickler-android-aufsatz-google/ Cyanogenmod will stop all services end of 2016. Though the code is online on github: does this have any influence to the community SFOS devices? As seen in the porting docs you should use a CM11 or CM12.x base to get it ported. What if these base images do not exist anymore (or are not developed for future devices)?

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opensource never die, CM never die. Make all parts of SFOS opensource, too.

jolladiho ( 2016-12-24 16:55:13 +0200 )edit
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Related
http://lineageos.org/

vattuvarg ( 2016-12-26 00:19:06 +0200 )edit

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answered 2016-12-24 17:00:47 +0200

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Commercial Cyanogen OS dead. CyanogenMod can't die as it's community opensource project :)

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answered 2016-12-25 00:30:05 +0200

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While it won't be funded by cyanogen inc., I think the community will carry on under a different name and support at least the most popular devices. The name was already announced, but I've forgotten it. Look it up on xda.

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https://github.com/lineageos

coderus ( 2016-12-25 02:05:09 +0200 )edit
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answered 2016-12-25 21:54:53 +0200

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Maybe the Lineage people could help the Sailfish OS community create images for other phones? It seems that building on Sailfish OS is a safer bet than Android (at this time). Google isn't as open-source-friendly under the Alphabet umbrella, apparently.

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answered 2016-12-24 23:57:52 +0200

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Its sad that with Pebble OS and Cyanogenmod two great OSs have just bit the dust this year. Good news is that a new Debian Windows PC, and Mac Laptop friendly OS was born with Rasberrypi https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/installation/installing-images/mac.md

Now i can see that making itself onto a phone at some point. After all its a small device OS design for small screens initially at least.

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