OmniROM 4.4 for GT-I9300

XpLoDWilD

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Requirements:
- CWM Touch 6.0.3.2+ or latest TWRP (if you have a metadata error when flashing, you're using a wrong recovery!)
- Knowledge about Android installation
- A brain
- Hands (Note: a thorough study had shown that no both hands are required for the process)

Downloads
Nightly builds:
http://dl.omnirom.org/i9300

GApps:
Use PA-gapps in the meantime:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2397942


First installation:
- Download gapps and the latest nightly build
- Reboot to recovery
- Flash the nightly build then gapps
- WIPE DATA!!!
- Reboot and enjoy your KitKat

Updates:
OmniROM should pop-up notifications about new nightlies being available.

Changelog:
https://changelog.omnirom.org/#/i9300/next

Known device specific issues:
- Device does not enumerate on USB if booted up while connected to PC.
- Headphones playback path gets nuked if using microphone while listening to music. (Requires reconnecting headset)
- HWC module is a dummy piece of crap, thanks to Samsung openess thing. Needs reimplementation or big batch of fixes.

FAQ:
Q: Why do I get error code 7 when trying to flash ?
A: Because you are using old recovery. Update to the latest TWRP.

Q: Why is there a link for nightlies and for test builds?
A: Test builds got patches cherrypicked in that aren't tested well enough yet to be merged.

Warning 1: Mobile data connection is enabled by default.

Warning 2: Remember to BACKUP your data.


XDA:DevDB Information
OmniROM 4.4 for GT-I9300, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S III I9300

Contributors
XpLoDWilD, Entropy512, Rebellos
ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.0.x

Version Information
Status: Beta

Created 2013-11-12
Last Updated 2014-08-19
 

d1rekt0r

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Well , beside Camera/video issues there is UI lags/stutters and lack of custumization features.

Its a good start anyway :D

And btw, no multiwindow :D
 
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d1rekt0r

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Low signal
Very laggy ui
Camera almost not usable (I think you should really focus 90% of your i9300 work on camera because even if everything else is perfect camera is still a deal breaker for most of the people)
Video playback impossible
Very low customization
Graphics glitch out when using default browser
Laggy 3D games

Im not going to lie to you , im kinda dissapointed :( , but then again I know its hard to do anything on exynos so thanks for even trying!

Waiting for new builds !
 

XpLoDWilD

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Low signal
Very laggy ui
Camera almost not usable (I think you should really focus 90% of your i9300 work on camera because even if everything else is perfect camera is still a deal breaker for most of the people)
Video playback impossible
Very low customization
Graphics glitch out when using default browser
Laggy 3D games

Im not going to lie to you , im kinda dissapointed :( , but then again I know its hard to do anything on exynos so thanks for even trying!

Waiting for new builds !
Low signal : It's just a display issue
Very laggy UI : Uhm, video needed, because it's smooth as sweet here
Camera not usable is written in the Known issues section...
Video playback, same, written already
Low customization, we just started our alpha, just wait for a few builds
Graphics glitch: Video needed too. Default browser works like a charm here, zero glitch browsing AndroidPolice.com.
Laggy 3D games: Same as above. Video, or list an example game so I can test.

I'm running the same build as you (nightly), and have none of the bug you listed (that weren't known).
 

Moster2

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The signal is not low. Its a bug with the display of it. Its reading out a wrong value, currently its like 211424242 dBm and not even changing, just a visual bug

edit: lol, posted way too late :D
 
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