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How to build LineageOS for a device without official support? [closed]

I have a Mi 8 Lite (platina), for which there is no official LineageOS support. But LineageOS custom ROM for the device is available on XDA. On further research, I can see that vendor files, device ...
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where kernel modules are installed?

I am trying to find Linux kernel modules on my nitrogen board. I have unpacked kernel config from /proc/config.gz and I see kernel was compiled with a lot of modules. I see only one in /vendor/lib/...
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LineageOS : upgrade nightly to unofficial, switching keys not working

referring to: LineageOS : upgrade nightly to unofficial @Taknok: Did this work for you? I tried to follow the instructions on the Wiki page you mentioned, but it did not work. I always ended up with ...
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Android 9 on Huawei Mate 9

Can i flash Android 9 builded from source to Huawe Mate 9? Will it work? After build there are these .img files: cache.img system.img userdata.img vbmeta.img vendor-qemu.img ramdisk.img system-qemu....
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Edditing updater-script

In this thread, #6 post jellopuddingstick said that he could remove the check on updater-script in order to flash a rom which doesnt fit with build.prop For example, this is my updater script i found ...
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Why there is one driver binaries file per android version?

As you can see on the first screenshot, Sony (it's the same thing for Google with his Nexus and Pixel devices) provides one driver binaries tree file per android version for each device to compile ...
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Which version of Lineage OS do I use for Samsung s4 SPRINT?

Previously I used jfltespr. But Lineage OS doesn't show any builds for that. Did one of the other builds replace that? jfltexx jfltevzw ks01lte jfltexx sounds appropriate but I can't find anything ...
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Copying and remotely deploying a build across multiple devices

If I do a factory reset and then setup a given android phone in a particular way (removing apps, adding apps, syncing to certain bluetooth devices, turning on/off various system notification settings, ...
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null value in entry: aaptFriendlyManifestOutputFile=null [closed]

When i tried to build signed apk in android studio getting following error, Please help on this issue Error:FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. * What went wrong: null value in entry: ...
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How does someone add devices to the lineageOS github repo?

My phone isnt currently supported by lineage and many other phones that either my friends or i have. So i would like to know how to add a new device tree and kernel for any self-builder to use out ...
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repacked system image fails to boot

I have a problem where the repacked system.img does not work. My target device is : DOOGEE X5pro which uses MT6735M chip. I am using this custom ROM. http://www.needrom.com/download/r16-android-6-0/...
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Building ROMs & Kernels?

I've been using customs ROMs and Kernels on my GS5 for a while now, but I want to get a clear explanation about how it works. Here are a few questions: 1: What is 'building' in Android? I heard that ...
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Creating a multipartition bootable SDcard manually

I'm trying to create a bootable sd card for an embedded board from Android images for various partitions (bootloader.imx, boot.img, recovery.img, and so on). Each of these images has to be written to ...
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Is it possible to rebuild a Huawei (or other) phones firmware from a existing installation?

I wondered, if you can install a firmware to a Huawei phone from a update.app file, could it be possible to reverse it and build the update.app back? I mean it like create a update.app from the ...
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android boot with forceencrypt take a long time [closed]

building cm-13.0 for oneplus bacon here. i want the rom to encrypt on first boot. so i changed the flag in Android fstab file.(device/oneplus/bacon/rootdir/etc) from encryptable to forceencrypt ...
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Update Nexus 5 From KK 4.4.4 to M 6

I have a rooted stock Nexus 5, KitKat 4.4.4 build KTU84P with Franco kernel 3.4.88, and I would like to update to Marshmallow 6. Which build should I download and flash? Or do I have to upgrade ...
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CyanogenMod on Xperia Z1 compact: Amami or Yuga

I have in stalled CyanogenMod (CM) 12.1 on my Sony Xperia Z1 compact -- according to the CM website the name for that device is amami. The OS (Cyanogenmod version) that it runs, very much to my ...
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Is it possible to upgrade/replace built-in “contacts” aplication?

I was wondering if it is possible to build "Contacts" from ASOP/Google sources, and then replace original -single application- provided by phone manufacturer? This concerns device without root. I ...
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Can one determine the kernel version of a Samsung device from the Android version?

Basically, does an Android version map to a specific kernel version on Samsung devices? For example, can I assume that Samsung devices running Android 4.4.2 will have kernel version 3.4.0 (or some ...
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How much does the build number of an Android OS matter?

I have seen several builds on OS 4.3 and 4.4-- what are the key differences? I tried finding documentation on the exact changes, but couldn't find any. I set up two new Nexus 7 tablets (2013) and ...
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How to make an Android update for your own device? [duplicate]

I have this devices which the android version is 4.2. After read some articles about Kitkat, I'm really excited and want to try to experience it on my phone. However, it seems the manufacturer won't ...
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AOKP Permission Manager?

I am running Paranoid Android and love it, but it is hard on battery life. So I am looking at flashing back to AOKP. In looking around, I've seen some vague references to a "Permission Management" (...