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So I successfully rooted my device and installed lineageos in it today. I created an mi account(couple days back) witj my phone number, made a windows vm and used an [unofficial tool] [https://kkworld.in/unlock-mi-bootloader-without-waiting-time/] to unlock the bootloader. Initially getting my vm to recognise connected usb devices was an issue but I found a [...


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If you have deleted those apps from system partition using root permissions (via su) then a factory reset will not restore those apps (see also this question for details). Only installing a new firmware or manually installing an "firmware update" via recovery that contains the deleted apps (e.g. a OpenGApps package containing PlayStore) can restore ...


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Simple answer : NO Reason : Hardware drivers are proprietary Building them without the source is extremely difficult Requires a lot of expertise and time Not possible unless you have low level access to your device hardware (Meaning being able to flash without fastboot or edl) So yeah stick to the answer that, NO you can't replace Android entirely with Linux....


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Magisk is not comparable to an iOS jailbreak, because Magisk simply relies on an existing possibility to access a device on root level so that it can access and modify the flash memory directly (e.g. on an bootloader unlocked device via custom recovery ROM or an existing su/root access). Instead iOS jailbreaks first have to execute complicated exploit chain ...


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Check whether apps can support your android OS version. You can turn on Allow installation of app from unknown sources. Go to setting / security / turn on Unknown sources option.


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My reply from the XDA support thread was already posted here, however I will formally reply now that if you're seeing "flash images success (1/1)", then you're in Download mode. In order for the "fastboot boot" command to work, you have to be in Bootloader. There is an option to "reboot to bootloader" from the main Download mode ...


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