LineageOS can now be installed on the Raspberry Pi 3


The Raspberry project continues to grow both in hardware with future changes planned and in supported operating systems. Now join the list LineageOS, which can be installed on the Raspberry Pi 3 to complement our favorite SBC board. If you have ever considered installing the free LineageOS operating system for smartphones and tablets on a computer other than these, now you can do it with the Raspberry Pi in its latest model. Although it is true that it is an unofficial version ...

El Finnish developer Konsta released the first build of the LineageOS 15.1 operating system that it has ported to be compatible with these ARM-based systems that the Raspberry Pi SoC relies on. It is an open source operating system based on the Google Android Oreo or Android 8.1 code. A Linux 4.4.119 LTS kernel compiled with GCC 4.9 has been added to it to support this type of architecture, as well as specific security patches that came out in February of this year.

LineageOS will only be for advanced users, and this port uses the processor Google SwiftShader by default, which means that the screen and its performance could be somewhat affected. In addition, the developer does not recommend this initial compilation for any production use or for any device oriented to medical use, since it is a still immature project, it could have stability and robustness flaws. But for any other use, you could use it without problems, since it is not critical ...

If you are interested in this Konsta compilation, you can download it from the official website that you have destined for it. It is a file of about 300MB in size that contains an image of approximately 4.3GB in size to write it on an SD card and insert it into the Raspberry PI 3. There you can also get more information and news about Konsta Kang's project, which is not You will be able to obtain any installation instructions, since it has not included this type of documentation.

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  1.   Miguel said

    Hello any way to configure a 3.2inch LCD with this system ??

  2.   merito said

    When did this article come out? It says "specific security patches that came out in February of this year" but what year? the item is not dated.