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[ROM][Unofficial][4.4.4] LineageOS 11.0 based for Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 [2017-10-18]

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By grzwolf, Senior Member on 15th July 2017, 02:28 PM
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i9100 LineageOS 11.0

LineageOS (as well as CM did until December 2016) still maintains the cm11.0 / 4.4.4 sources to keep pace with 'The Android Security Bulletin' (ASB).
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/index.html.
Patches for CVE security issues are released at least once a month to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository, even for Android 4.4.4.

Despite of implementing these security patches by the LineageOS team to its own repository https://github.com/LineageOS, LineageOS does not provide cm11 builds anymore.

Since I personally like 4.4.4. more than later versions, I build it myself unofficially and would like to share it.
The build is made from LineageOS "Branch: cm-11.0" PLUS ASB security patches, even if they are not yet approved by LineageOS.

The main goal of this ROM is to provide up to date builds in terms of ASB security patches, not development.


Instructions:
Code:
#include <std_disclaimer.h>
/*
 * Your warranty is now void.
 * I'm not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
 * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
 * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
 * before flashing it! 
 */
First time flashing cm11.0 your device, or coming from another ROM
- download the zip
- install a compatible recovery (TWRP 3.1.0, cwm 6.0.5.1 are ok)
- perform a recovery backup of your current ROM
- flash ROM
- wipe data & cache partitions of your device
- optional: install the Google Apps addon package

Download:
<< latest 2017/10/18 ASB2017-10-01 + WPA2 KRACK Fix >>
AndroidFileHost

older downloads

Included:
- LineageOS per 2017-10-14 status merged at LineageOS
- ASB security patches 2017-10-01 status open at LineageOS
- WPA KRACK fix for the issue: https://www.xda-developers.com/wpa2-...ability-krack/


Known Issues:
xposed not supported - a fix is provided by Lenny Bard, see instructions at post here.
Be aware, this fix will revert/break some security patches.


Credits:
LineageOS
xpduyson - ASB patches
Tim Schumacher - ASB patches + KRACK patches
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15th July 2017, 07:18 PM |#2  
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Hi @grzwolf

That's great!

Thank you very much for building kitkit with latest security patches!

Regards

TriboDP

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16th July 2017, 12:28 AM |#3  
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Hi @grzwolf,

It may be an old version of Android, but its a new and updated build... thanks for keeping this cm/los 11 up to date and giving us more options....

Thanks, Lister
16th July 2017, 05:25 PM |#4  
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Nicee

how is battery life?
17th July 2017, 11:23 PM |#5  
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Thanks for the good work
Just wanted to note that the bugs here are the same as slimsaber ROM bugs.
Highlights:
1- pixelated YouTube videos.
2- no 480p video quality in YouTube videos
3- no Xposed support.
19th July 2017, 06:06 PM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MigoMujahid

Thanks for the good work
Just wanted to note that the bugs here are the same as slimsaber ROM bugs.
Highlights:
1- pixelated YouTube videos.
2- no 480p video quality in YouTube videos
3- no Xposed support.

3 - Xposed: you may try this: https://forum.xda-developers.com/xpo...0#post72401950
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19th July 2017, 11:08 PM |#7  
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This ROM has brought my S2 back to real usability. I have tried many nougat ROMs with varying results but all were so laggy and unresponsive. This is like a breath of fresh air.
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20th July 2017, 05:47 AM |#8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cexcells

This ROM has brought my S2 back to real usability. I have tried many nougat ROMs with varying results but all were so laggy and unresponsive. This is like a breath of fresh air.

Exactly
Older is always better, because the systems in newer android versions use too much ram, and leave you with less than 25% of free ram(in our case), if you went back to cm10 or cm9, your phone will get smoother, the problem is that those versions are so old now and almost unsupported by apps and games of today, so you are forced to upgrade your phone or upgrade your android.
20th July 2017, 03:18 PM |#9  
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mhl is working? thank you

edit: sorry, I had thought to read based to 4.1.2
21st July 2017, 10:55 AM |#10  
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I installed the build with TWRP 3.1.0 and works great!
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21st July 2017, 05:28 PM |#11  
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yes, I have tried many new 7.x roms and the s2 becomes very very very slow and laggy (strange because with an old motorola moto g first edition, android 7.x porting are very fast). nowadays the only use for a s2 is that as mediaplayer (kodi, acetream, live stram player etc.) with mhl cable... pity that one is forced to used stock or stock modified rom...
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