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[OFFICIAL][ROM]Bootlegers ROM Pie for Galaxy J5 [SM-J500H/F/FN/G/M/Y]

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jenslody

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I thought I would have problems with VM and Odin, but I'll try this. Thank you, man.
You can use heimdall, either with UI (somewhat complicated) or from console.
If your device is in download-mode type:
Code:
heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery.img
Replace "recovery.img" with the name (and probably path) of the image-file.
Heimdall should be available in all major distros.
 
Mar 20, 2016
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You can use heimdall, either with UI (somewhat complicated) or from console.
If your device is in download-mode type:
Code:
heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery.img
Replace "recovery.img" with the name (and probably path) of the image-file.
Heimdall should be available in all major distros.

I tried and it says:

Heimdall v1.4.1

Copyright (c) 2010-2014 Benjamin Dobell, Glass Echidna
http://www.glassechidna.com.au/

This software is provided free of charge. Copying and redistribution is
encouraged.

If you appreciate this software and you would like to support future
development please consider donating:
http://www.glassechidna.com.au/donate/

Initialising connection...
Detecting device...
Claiming interface...
Setting up interface...

Initialising protocol...
Protocol initialisation successful.

Beginning session...

Some devices may take up to 2 minutes to respond.
Please be patient!

Session begun.

Downloading device's PIT file...
ERROR: Failed to send request to end PIT file transfer!
ERROR: Failed to download PIT file!
Ending session...
ERROR: Failed to send end session packet!
Releasing device interface...
 
Mar 20, 2016
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You can use heimdall, either with UI (somewhat complicated) or from console.
If your device is in download-mode type:
Code:
heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery.img
Replace "recovery.img" with the name (and probably path) of the image-file.
Heimdall should be available in all major distros.

I tried and it says:

Heimdall v1.4.1

Copyright (c) 2010-2014 Benjamin Dobell, Glass Echidna
http://www.glassechidna.com.au/

This software is provided free of charge. Copying and redistribution is
encouraged.

If you appreciate this software and you would like to support future
development please consider donating:
http://www.glassechidna.com.au/donate/

Initialising connection...
Detecting device...
Claiming interface...
Setting up interface...

Initialising protocol...
Protocol initialisation successful.

Beginning session...

Some devices may take up to 2 minutes to respond.
Please be patient!

Session begun.

Downloading device's PIT file...
ERROR: Failed to send request to end PIT file transfer!
ERROR: Failed to download PIT file!
Ending session...
ERROR: Failed to send end session packet!
Releasing device interface...

Okay, I had an issue with heimdall, but I could fix it up with this post "http://www.bernaerts-nicolas.fr/linux/74-ubuntu/357-ubuntu-xenial-bionic-heimdall-compile-samsung" and I was able to install this ROM in my phone without installing Windows for that. Thanks!!
 

amirizad_7436

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Sep 6, 2018
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Advance setting
Mobile data on sim2
Seconds
And can't turn off location on quick setting (statusbar)
That what don't work on lasted version on j53g
Can I flash 4.1 version of this room without any wipe??
 

palmbeach05

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Motorola Atrix HD
AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III
Advance setting
Mobile data on sim2
Seconds
And can't turn off location on quick setting (statusbar)
That what don't work on lasted version on j53g
Can I flash 4.1 version of this room without any wipe??

I know that the location quick settings issue was reported a page ago, since its being reported again its clearly not just an isolated incident. Try pulling the logcat on whats going on when you hit the panel?

Yes you should be able to flash 4.1 on top of your 4.2, as it will register as nothing more than an update to the system. You can, if you want, still do a wipe of your system. If you were switching from this rom to another, i'd say wipe.
 
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robotsrules

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May 20, 2016
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Is anyone else experiencing app crashes after the SELinux update? E.g. FakeStore, F-Droid Privileged Extension... Here's the log of the last crash:

https://del.dog/uguzubemar.cs

Anyway, I was also wondering if it's safe to downgrade this ROM just one version (before the SELinux update) by flashing the zip file using TWRP (without having to lose any of my apps and files ofc).

Thanks.
 

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jenslody

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Is anyone else experiencing app crashes after the SELinux update? E.g. FakeStore, F-Droid Privileged Extension... Here's the log of the last crash:

https://del.dog/uguzubemar.cs

Anyway, I was also wondering if it's safe to downgrade this ROM just one version (before the SELinux update) by flashing the zip file using TWRP (without having to lose any of my apps and files ofc).

Thanks.
Should work (not tested).
If you are rooted, you can try to run
as root in a terminal (e.g. adb shell) to switch to permissive until next reboot.
 
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    Disclaimer
    Code:
    I am not responsible if flashing this ROM bricks your phone or causes thermonuclear war
    and ends the world as we know it.
    You have been warned.

    Rom-Information

    Bootleggers ROM 9.0 Official (Shishufied)
    We finally reached the first stable Pie release (Bootleggers 4.0).

    More information about the rom can be found:
    Galaxy-MSM8916 device-tree from unofficial LineageOS 16.0
    no Gapps included

    What works

    in general same as unofficial LineageOs 16.0
    in detail, most stuff works: ril, wifi, gps, video, audio, bt-audio, pip

    Bugs
    • NFC (J500FN)
    • no Volte!
    • You tell me

    Credits

    Sources
    Downloads from sourceforge (preferred)

    Downloads from my server (deprecated for the rom itself)

    Instructions
    MarshMallow bootloader is required or you will not be able to boot the rom !
    Latest stock firmware is recommended before installing this rom, even if it might work with older versions !
    1. Use the TWRP from the download-link for your device above (needs to be flashed from existing TWRP, ODIN version might come)
    2. Download the latest build
    3. Put it on your device
    4. Reboot to TWRP
    5. If you want to be sure wipe the device
    6. Flash the latest build
    7. Clean Cache and Dalvik if you want
    8. Reboot and enjoy

    Others

    Easily rootable with the great Magisk (stable) by @topjohnwu.

    I use it as daily driver without major issues.

    I use microG as google replacement and for push-services, signature-spoofing is already build into the rom but need to be enabled in "Settings -> Bootleg dumpster -> Miscellaneous" and granted in "Settings -> apps" and/or in microG-Settings.


    XDA:DevDB Information
    [OFFICIAL] Bootleggers ROM Pie for J5 (2015), ROM for the Samsung Galaxy J5

    Contributors
    jenslody
    ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
    ROM Firmware Required: MarshMallow Bootloader
    Based On: AOSP

    Version Information
    Status: Abandoned

    Created 2018-10-13
    Last Updated 2019-06-25
    19
    Reserved

    Trying to make the rom selinux enforcing, see: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=79390118&postcount=1520


    Original post updated, please (re-)read, if you want to test.
    17
    Finally it happened, the first stable Pie release of Bootleggers is out.
    Welcome the new 4.0-Stable build.
    Download links as ususal in the first post, sourceforge is currently (carefullly said) a little bit slow, estimated upload time for one device currently at 10 hours (!!!).
    So only the links to my server work.


    Many tweaks under the hood, greatest change for most users: we switched to Snap instead of the AOSP-stock cam, so using the shipped camera should give you a much better experience now.
    Sound might be a little bit louder, not really checked, it's nearly midnight now, I'm deadly tired (debugged until 4:30 last night and had only four hours of sleep) my daughter sleeps and I can not test, sorry.
    As always any feedback is welcome.


    And: no, the OTA-app is still not ready, so manual downloading is needed.
    15
    I just uploaded a new build to my server, which fixes the home-button-does-not-wake-up-device-issue and the not reachable sim-settings.
    The rom now comes with a preinstalled browser.
    The camera/flashlight issue is not fixed: randomly the flashlight/torch does not work from quick-settings and the camera crashes, sometimes both work (mostly after a longer up-time of the device), but the camera always takes square photos, while the video-format is okay.
    Third party cameras work (at least OpenCamera a real good camera from F-Droid).

    Many optical updates: lots of the great Bootleggers themes and new real cool icons for the QuickSettings).

    Unfortunately the launcher has changed, because lawnchair (still alpha) caused massive lags on some devices, so it was (temporarily) removed in favor of a modified launcher3. Be aware, that all launcher settings have to be redone.
    But as you know (if you have read the OP) the status of this rom ist still testing, so such changes can happen, even if nobody is really happy with it.
    But still a rom, that works surprisingly stable on our old, small devices, I use it on work every day and never had any trouble with it.