[ROM][N5][6.0.1_r54][MTC19Z] Chroma 07/07/2016

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Chroma is a lightweight AOSP ROM focused on battery, performance and stability.
The philosophy of Chroma is to stay relatively close to Google's stock Marshmallow with the additions of essential features that should have been included with stock Marshmallow as well as providing the most up-to-date security patches.

Features:

Modified version of hellsgod's HellsCore kernel
Layers support
Native LED notifications (solid, limited to RGB colors)

Status Bar Customization:
Battery Style (Icon Portrait/Landscape, Circle, Text, Hide) and Battery Percentage
Clock & Date (Show/Hide, Color, Alignment, AM/PM, Show/Hide Date, Date Style, Date Format)
Brightness Control (long press status bar to change brightness)
Double-tap status bar to turn screen off
Show/hide notification count
Quick pull-down on left/right side to pull down tiles
Network traffic
Pressing on clock or date on status bar opens up Clock, Calendar
Status bar weather
Show/hide brightness slider

Navigation bar customization
Navigation bar height
Kill app back button
Double tap navigation bar to sleep
Clear all recents button (swipe down on recent apps and it'll display on the bottom right)

Lock screen customization
Lock screen wallpaper
Power menu customization (power off, reboot, screenshot, airplane mode)
Advanced Reboot (reboot/soft reboot/recovery/bootloader)

Volume rocker customization:
Wake device with volume keys when screen off
Long press volume up/down keys to skip track when screen off

Other:
A large number of optimizations, memory leak fixes, security patches
Long press recents to swap back to previous app
Prevent camera shutter sound
... and more (see changelog)


Special thanks to:
  • People who have tipped/donated to me to support ongoing development
  • hellsgod for the kernel
  • Sykopompos for being a good friend
  • CyanogenMod as well as the open source community

Instructions
Pre-requisites: unlocked bootloader | latest TWRP recovery
1. Download ROM, Gapps and put it on the phone's internal storage.
2. Boot into TWRP recovery.
3. Coming from a different ROM? Perform a factory reset using TWRP and wipe /system in Advanced wipe. If you're upgrading from Chroma ROM, proceed to dirty flash (nandroid backup before flashing is a good idea)
4. Clean Installation: Flash ROM, GApps
....Dirty Flash: Flash ROM, no need to wipe
5. Reboot and enjoy.

Enjoy what I do? Want to show your appreciation? You can donate HERE.

Changelog: HERE
Download: Chroma 2016-07-07 | GApps

Want to be notified when a new update comes out? Subscribe to Chroma on Pushbullet and you’ll receive a push notification when a update is out.

To Moderators: Off-topic is allowed in this thread, please do not delete or modify posts unless user(s) are starting to become uncivil with one another.

Kernel Source: Stock Google Kernel

XDA:DevDB Information
Chroma, ROM for the Google Nexus 5

Contributors
zephiK
ROM OS Version: 6.0.x Marshmallow
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Stable

Created 2015-03-31
Last Updated 2016-07-07
 

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Reserved

Check out the wallpapers made by @boysetsfire
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/cr1w7pw1p1tivqp/AABN8yqxFUSWQFJoS4OY89e4a?dl=0
http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6/themes-apps/app-wallpaper-tinter-v1-1-t3075808 by @registered-user
Want to represent Chroma? Check out the banners made by @boysetsfire
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=58973075&postcount=4004
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=58975169&postcount=4015
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=59261541&postcount=5710

Useful Apps (you can find them on the play store):
AcDisplay: This application allows you to further customize ambient display, such features would be pocket mode (turn screen on when you pull your phone out of your pocket) - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.achep.acdisplay
AdAway: To block advertisements - http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2190753
Chrome: To browse the internet - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chrome.beta
Franco Kernel Updater (paid): To control the built-in kernel - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.franco.kernel
GSam: - To debug your battery life and find out why it's draining - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gsamlabs.bbm&hl=en
Layers: To personalize your ROM - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lovejoy777.rroandlayersmanager
Pushbullet: Easily send notifications from device to another and to be alerted when new Chroma versions are available - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pushbullet.android
Textra SMS: Send/receive text and picture messages https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.textra&hl=en
Servicely: Keep your wakelocks/services in tact to maximize battery - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.franco.servicely
StickMount: To obtain USB-OTG support - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.stickmount&hl=en
Viper4Android: Enhance your sound - http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6/themes-apps/viper4android-t2952137
 
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Tylog

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I tested the build Today (syko posted one few hours ago), feels good, works good, all important settings available, layer on board, well done. Only color profiles doesn't stick but i will take a look what's the problem,maybe only for me.
 
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zephiK

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I tested the build Today (syko posted one few hours ago), feels good, works good, all important settings available, layer on board, well done. Only color profiles doesn't stick but i will take a look what's the problem,maybe only for me.
Color profiles on the kernel? If you're using Franco kernel, be sure to toggle on the set on boot switch to have it remain there after boot.

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Tylog

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Color profiles on the kernel? If you're using Franco kernel, be sure to toggle on the set on boot switch to have it remain there after boot.

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Yes, i tested with FK and FK App and a few different tweaker apps. Values and profile doesn't stick for me but i thing something was wrong at my first boot , i reseted all and after another reboot it's fine now.
 

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Heard a lot about this rom....

Been following the work of skyo from lp preview days.
Happy to see chroma, thanks to zephik, on our beloved N5. Will try it this weekend.

Cheers :good:
 
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Just an info.
Tried to clean flash.
Without gappsapps first. System ui has stopped right at start
Another clean with gapps system ui stopped right at start.

Same for the other guy from German forum that tested it.

Anyway will test next version without a doubt.
Thx for the work to our layers dev
 
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zephiK

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Does it have ambient display?

Where can I get the chroma wallpaper??
Yes it does.
The chroma wallpapers are found on a Dropbox. I'll have to update the third post to have the link to the wallpapers, they're in 1440p and not 1080p though.
Just an info.
Tried to clean flash.
Without gappsapps first. System ui has stopped right at start
Another clean with gapps system ui stopped right at start.

Same for the other guy from German forum that tested it.

Anyway will test next version without a doubt.
Thx for the work to our layers dev
I believe that @sykopompos packaged the zip with Franco kernel. You need to use a kernel with the torch commit otherwise you'll get system ui fc. If syko did package the zip with Franco then it should work out of the box and the kernel you alternatively flashed is missing the commit.

The torch commit is needed for navigation ring customization.

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