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The Unlegacy Android Project

Introduction
Unlegacy-Android started out as the OMAP4-AOSP Project. It was created in late 2015 in order to maintain a clean and organized place for pure AOSP support for various OMAP4 devices, such as the Galaxy Nexus and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 series. Over time this evolved to support more than just these devices, but still maintains its roots of supporting "legacy" devices that no longer receive "official" updates: hence Unlegacy Android was born. In our opinion, these ROMs are how the official updates would look.

On top of AOSP, we only include changes which are necessary to support the hardware, be secure, and get acceptable performance. Current features for hammerhead include:
  • BFQ IO scheduler (official kernel 3.4 release), set up so GUI processes have the highest priority
  • Last upstream (kernel/msm) hammerhead kernel tag merged
  • Enhanced backlight map for lower min brightness
  • Night display blue light filter (GLES-based)
  • KCAL & PCC color temperature interfaces
  • Other security patches & minor bug fixes
  • F2FS support from K4.4 backports
  • SELinux in Enforcing mode
Installation
It's important that /system needs to be unmounted before installing the ROM - some recoveries tend to leave it mounted after performing operations on it.

If you're planning to install GApps, be sure to read the second post.

Aside from these, installation and upgrading is no different than on other ROMs.

Problems
  • No known issues for hammerhead yet.
If you notice anything, be sure to report it in this thread. Stability is our main concern. While it may takes some time, I usually read the thread and acknowledge the bug reports, even if I don't reply directly to them.

Downloads
See: http://builds.unlegacy-android.org. Our automated builds ensure that we always have the latest Android security patches merged in, without having to manually start and upload builds
Also, we'll have a built-in OTA updater (just like stock) soon (it's a work in progress).

Features?
There isn't much to say here - this is AOSP, if you install GApps, you pretty much get the same thing that's running on the Nexus devices (see second post). The aim of this project is to create a fast and stable ROM, as close to AOSP as possible without diminishing usability. Occasionally, small non-AOSP features may be implemented, provided there is a clear need and they make sense on hammerhead.

XDA:DevDB Information
Unlegacy Android Project, ROM for the Google Nexus 5

Contributors
amaces, Ziyan
Source Code: https://github.com/Unlegacy-Android

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 7.1.2
Stable Release Date: 2017-04-18
Current Beta Version: 8.0.0
Beta Release Date: 2017-10-02

Created 2017-04-21
Last Updated 2017-10-02
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21st April 2017, 03:59 PM |#2  
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GApps
If you want to install GApps, we recommend Open GApps Micro.

An important note: as this is a pure AOSP ROM, installing GApps tends to be problematic: in order to try to avoid installation issues, be sure to install GApps immediately after installing the ROM, before booting the system for the first time. If you experience any issues with the Google applications, be sure to go into Settings -> Apps, and grant every permission to every Google application - most importantly, Google Play services.
In the case of an upgrade, be sure to re-install the GApps package, as upgrading wipes /system. You shouldn't need to re-set the permissions afterwards.

Stock-like setup
Disable the following built-in (AOSP) apps:
- Android keyboard (once you installed Gboard)
- Browser
- Calculator
- Camera
- Clock
- Email
- Gallery

Install the following apps from the Play store:
- Google Photos (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...id.apps.photos)
- Calculator (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...oid.calculator)
- Chrome (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...android.chrome)
- Clock (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...roid.deskclock)
- Gboard (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...utmethod.latin)
- Gmail (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...gle.android.gm)
- Google Calendar (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...droid.calendar)
- Google Camera (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.GoogleCamera)
- Google Now Launcher (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...droid.launcher)

Rooting
You can flash the latest SuperUser (phh's open source fork) or Chainfire's SuperSU to get rooted.
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21st April 2017, 06:38 PM |#3  
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I've used the 05/04 build for 2 days a few weeks ago and it was a great rom.
The only issue I came across back then was that it has the green flickering when recording videos.

It's nice that the project has a XDA thread now and I gonna test this rom asap.
Thanks for keeping our good old Nexus 5 up to date.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nexive

The only issue I came across back then was that it has the green flickering when recording videos.

Should be fixed on current builds (both green bar, and Google Camera flickering).
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have a volume wake option?
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Question
Does it have issues with network location (Battery saver location)?
Some AOSP-based ROMs have this issue, so many apps (Chronus, Google Fit, f.lux, Instagram) can't get location.
22nd April 2017, 08:08 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by alessio89g

Does it have issues with network location (Battery saver location)?
Some AOSP-based ROMs have this issue, so many apps (Chronus, Google Fit, f.lux, Instagram) can't get location.

No, all UA ROMs have this issue fixed
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22nd April 2017, 08:10 PM |#8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ziyan

No, all UA ROMs have this issue fixed

Great, I think I'll try this ROM tomorrow!

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EDIT:


Is there any kind of changelog?

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Okay, I found this:
https://gerrit.unlegacy-android.org
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23rd April 2017, 03:17 AM |#9  
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Hi....
Any screen shot?
23rd April 2017, 03:28 AM |#10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by keretapanau

Any screen shot?

Umm… it's barebones AOSP?
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23rd April 2017, 05:20 AM |#11  
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Buttery smooth,everything seems to be working fine here..Awesome jobs dev..keep it up.Finally this is the rom i been waiting for.
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