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Sailfish OS for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5/ 5 Plus (vince)

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    Change log:

    • 2021-10-08 update to
    • 2021-07-08 update to
    • 2021-03-08 update to
    • 2020-11-20 update to
    • 2020-05-02 update to
    • 2019-11-16 update to
    • 2019-09-27 add 15.1 base sailfishos
    • 2019-09-09 update to
    • 2019-05-11 update to
    • 2019-03-30 update to
    • 2019-03-25 fix FM radio on
    • 2019-01-26 update to
    • 2018-11-10 update to
    • 2018-09-25 fix browser video playback bug(by @PiggZ)
    • 2018-07-22 fix FM radio and power key wakeup delay bugs
    • 2018-06-29 delete some zip, because of some bugs
    • 2018-06-15 fix video record freeze
    • 2018-06-13 fix video thumbnails in Gallery, if you use OTA, you need to remove ffmpeg and install libav, and rm -rf /home/nemo/.cache/org.nemomobile/thumbnails/*
    • 2018-06-10 update to
    • 2018-05-17 gps and sensors fixed
    • 2018-05-16 sailfish browser fixed, use "zypper ref && zypper up" to upgrade

    What works:
    • calls/SMS/data
    • audio
    • video
    • wifi
    • bt
    • camera
    • sensors
    • GPS
    • FM

    what's not:
    1. fingerprint(as the stuff not done yet)
    2. IR(no 32bit lib)

    How to install

    1.packages need to be downloaded:

    2.install steps:
    1. unlock bootloader, you will need to wait some days
    2. rollback to miui 9?(android 7.1 based version) if you are on miui10
    3. flash twrp
    4. flash HM5Plus_8.2.1.zip (flash only once)
    5. flash lineage-14.1-20180304-UNOFFICIAL-vince.zip in recovery
    6. reboot to recovery, flash sailfishos-vince-release-$VERSION-devel-$DATE.zip
    enjoy :)

    OTA updates
    To upgrade to a new Sailfish OS release, enter these commands as root
    ssu re #change it
    version --dup

    For update to, you need do some more
    ssu ar sfos-test https://repo.sailfishos.club/
    ssu dr adaptation-community-common
    ssu dr adaptation-community
    ssu re
    version --dup

    WIKI Page

    Bug report
    freenode: #sailfishos-porters or #jolla-cn
    telegram: t.me/vincehalium
    Github https://github.com/Sailfish-On-Vince/issues/issues

    First of all, very thanks to zhxt, no him no this.
    Also thanks @TingyiChen , PiggZ and zamoroz from github. mal,sledges,ghosalmartin,krnlyng from #sailfishos-porters.

    6 version has too many bugs, so i delete some on http://images.devaamo.fi/sfe/vince/ , i suggest you install, it's only has one bug(fixed in, i will try to fix it in
    FM radio was fixed, use " zypper ref && zypper up " to upgrade
    Update: 2018-11-10
    upgrade to on testing branch), devel branch need obs maintainer change latest repo to
    If you are on testing branch, you can use ssu re and version --dup to upgrade now.
    If you are on devel branch, you need to wait a little longer.

    Chech which branch you are
    [[email protected] ~]$ ssu lr|grep adaptation-community|grep testing
     - adaptation-community        ... [url]http://repo.merproject.org/obs/nemo:/testing:/hw:/xiaomi:/vince/sailfishos_3.0.0.8/[/url]
     - adaptation-community-common ... [url]http://repo.merproject.org/obs/nemo:/testing:/hw:/common/sailfishos_3.0.0.8/[/url]
    Sensors fixed!(rotation sensor and magnetometer sensor not work)
    use zypper ref && zypper up to update