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Release Note CM-x86-14.1-r2


The Android-x86 project is glad to announce cm-x86-14.1-r2. This is the second stable release of Lineage OS (formerly CyanogenMod) 14.1 porting for Android-x86. The prebuilt images are available in the following site:

Key Features

The cm-x86-14.1-r2 is an update of cm-x86-14.1-r1. It's based on the Android-x86 7.1-r2 and the latest LineageOS 14.1.

Released Files

This release contains four files.

You can choose one of these files depends on your devices. In doubt, try the 32-bit ISO for legacy BIOS devices and 64-bit files for UEFI devices.

To use an ISO file, Linux users could just dump it into a usb drive to create a bootable usb stick like :

dd if=cm-x86_64-14.1-r2.iso of=/dev/sdX

where /dev/sdX is the device name of your usb drive.

Windows's users can use the tool Win32 Disk Imager to create a bootable usb stick.

Please read this page about how to install it to the device. Except the traditional ISO files, we also package android-x86 files into a Linux package rpm. It allows Linux users to easily install the release into an existing Linux device with a standalone ext4 root partition. On an rpm based device (Fedora/Red Hat/CentOS/SUSE...), just install it like a normal rpm package:

sudo rpm -Uvh cm-x86-14.1-r2.x86_64.rpm

All files will be installed to the /cm-x86-14.1-r2/ subdirectory and a boot entry will be added to grub2 menu. Reboot and choose cm-x86 item from the menu to enter the system.

To uninstall it:
sudo rpm -e cm-x86

On a deb based device (Debian/Ubuntu/LinuxMint/...), please use the alien tool to install it:

sudo apt install alien
sudo alien -ci cm-x86-14.1-r2.x86_64.rpm

Known Issues

Source code

The source code is available in the main git server.
repo init -u git:// -b android-x86-7.1-r2 -m cm.xml
repo sync --no-tags --no-clone-bundle

Read this page for how to compile source code.