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  • Ask HN: Non-duopoly smart phone in Sweden?
    Sailfish OS is a non-duopoly option. There are community builds for a wide range of devices, and official licenses which support a smaller number of devices but include extras including an Android compatibility subsystem so you can run Android apps which don't have Google dependencies (ie, a majority of them). Lineage OS offers a Google-free Android operating system that also runs on a... - Source: Hacker News / 2 months ago
  • I am not able to unlock the bootloader on my phone. I need to install LineageOS!!!
    Remember, If it's not -- it's not official. Source: 6 months ago
  • Apple Confirms Governments Using Push Notifications to Surveil Users
    I'm sure you did your research. I'm writing for other readers who are interested. There are a few alternatives, more can be found but this is a selection of the most prominent offerings. /e/OS: GrapheneOS: LineageOS: CalyxOS: PostmarketOS (based on Alpine Linux rather than Android): (for some... - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • Pixel 8 to have seven years of Android updates
    Https:// > monthly security updates to every supported device. - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • France passes bill to allow police remotely activate phone camera, microphone, spy on people
    Try that on my rooted phone running lineage os :) Source: 11 months ago
  • Need help with Samsung Galaxy TAB E T560 9.6"
    Remember, If it's not -- it's not official. Source: 11 months ago
  • France passes bill to allow police remotely activate phone camera, microphone, spy on people
    Https:// - Open Source Android, uses Google services but a more customizable experience. Probably still tracking. Source: 11 months ago
  • Can stock Android OS (as released by Google and untouched by device manufacturers) be installed on any smartphone that meets minimum hardware requirements for a given iteration?
    You can usually find resources for whether any particular device does or doesn't allow this by looking around on the LineageOS site or the now-legendary XDA Forum. Source: 11 months ago
  • I purchased Samsung Tab A7 lite (t220), looking to flash it to your firmware… it is possible?
    Check if your phone is supported on . Source: 11 months ago
  • Raspberry pi 4 Netflix offline box
    Remember, If it's not -- it's not official. Source: 11 months ago
  • Pixel 4A stuck in boot animation because of modified system file
    Please don't post links to unofficial builds or unofficial news sources. If it's not -- it's not official. Source: 11 months ago
  • Replaced the battery in my PH-1 to make it a daily driver again
    LineageOS is a popular one that also happens to officially support the essential. They just released the Android 13 build for the essential not too long ago. Be sure to read the documentation carefully though, installation isn't exactly straight forward. Source: 11 months ago
  • Lineage Os 20 blinking Google search app and it's updater to connect with the internet
    Did you follow the official installation guide? Source: 11 months ago
  • "Your Device is Corrupt" After unlocking bootloader and flashing recovery
    Hey, you visited an unofficial site. Please read instructions from official site . Source: 12 months ago
  • Mail issues?
    Remember, If it's not -- it's not official. Source: 12 months ago
  • Experiences using a Cat s22 Flip for 4 months
    Yes, LineageOS is an Android open source operating system free of Google at its core. Source: 12 months ago
  • How I Turned My Old Android Phone Into a Dumb Phone
    I chose LineageOS as the ROM since that seems pretty widely supported as far as android devices go (plus it provides some security updates for devices that are no longer maintained by the manufacturer). A link to their landing page can be found here. Additionally, they have a list of supported devices as well. Source: 12 months ago
  • Sony Xperia - I decided to stay with iPhone
    This is a very legitimate concern. Personally, I use LineageOS for that, as I wipe my phones usually as soon as it comes out. But if you're not a fan of tinkering in the slightliest, then I do understand if you want to at least preserve official updates. Source: 12 months ago
  • Any mod with android 5 or higher for Samsung Galaxy Young S6310T?
    Please don't post links to unofficial builds or unofficial news sources. If it's not -- it's not official. Source: 12 months ago
  • Can't download Lineageos for Sony(dogo)
    However, this is r/LineageOS and our official site it at Source: 12 months ago
  • Cell Phone Providers
    Off-topic: If you are tech savvy you could give new life to an older phone, e.g. An older phone stuck on Android 10 could be brought back to life using Lineage OS (or Graphene OS if you have a Pixel phone). Source: 12 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of LineageOS

12 Best Android OS for PC (64 bit/ 32bit)- 2023
Install LineageOS on PC by creating a bootable media, preferably through Rufus, and then installing it on a separate partition.
12 Best Android OS for PC ( 64Bit/32Bit ) in 2023
Android-x86 is similar to LineageOS and was originally a port of the Android mobile platform to x86 processors(now also x64 processors). It was a port project for Android open-source project, formerly known as patch hosting.
Android Alternative: Top 12 Mobile Operating Systems
On top of that, LineageOS comes clean without Google services. You can, however, sideload the GApps package and get Play Store and other services running. It supports more than 200 devices and continuously brings the latest updates to outdated hardware. Even many custom ROMs fork LineageOS to add more functionality and features due to its rock-solid base. LineageOS has even brought the latest Android 12 update to...
15 Best Custom ROMs for Android in 2022
LineageOS is an inheritor to by far the most famous custom ROM, CyanogenMod ROM. It was built using Google’s AOSP code as its primary base and with its own added custom code. Lineage OS operates as the source code for a lot of other custom ROMs as well. It has focused on openness, community development, and improvement of the stock Android experience, CyanogenMod supported several devices officially with nightly...
15 Best Custom ROMs for Android You Can Install
Next is the biggest name in the custom ROM scene – LineageOS. While many of you might not be familiar with the name, LineageOS is actually the same custom ROM that started as CyanogenMod. Back in the fall of 2016, Cyanogen Inc. announced that it was discontinuing development and shut down the infrastructure behind the project. Since then, the developer community has kept the project alive, but under the name of...
12 Best Android Custom ROMs For 2020 That You Must Try
Lineage OS is the new age successor of the CynagenMod ROM. Following CynogenMod discontinuation in 2016, LineageOS took center stage and has not looked back since. Probably almost all the best ROM lists you guys have seen would have LOS in the top position and for a good reason too. This most popular custom ROM for Android cements its reputation purely on the sheer number of users and downloads that it has gotten...
Open Source Mobile OS Alternatives To Android
LineageOS was created after the much more successful Android distribution CyanogenMod was discontinued. LineageOS is a fork of CyanogenMod.
11 Best Android OS for PC Computers (32,64 bit)
Although LineageOS is mostly installed on smartphones and tablets by users, it can also be installed and run on Windows or Linux PCs. Here is a video showing how to install it on a PC and dual-boot with Windows 10

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