CyanogenMod is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 7.1 (Nougat), which is designed to increase performance ...
LineageOS is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 7.1 (Nougat), which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.
Downloads (for posterity)
Gapps - use any ARM (not ARM64) 6.0 variant. Do not boot the ROM before flashing these, or you will have to factory reset. For Now on Tap, use mini or higher
Build 7 - 2015-12-12
Build 6 - 2015-12-1...
Robotic voice during calls?
Make sure you're on the I9300XXUGMK6 modem. Instructions are here
CM ships with root, enable developer options and look in Settings -> Developer options -> root access
Google camera crashes?
Use Google Came...
A little Oreo update for you all...
Linux 4.17 will have support for the S3/Note 2. (So with a little bit of modification, you could install a regular Linux distro and use it on your phone!). I'm working on getting the notification LED driver s...