CompareComparing...

CyanogenMod Shuts Down, Devs and Android Lovers Saddened This Christmas

Now Reading
CyanogenMod Shuts Down, Devs and Android Lovers Saddened This Christmas

Browse This Page

 

In a post issued on 24th December the the CyanogenMod team announced in a blog post that they will be shutting down the 8 year old custom ROM community that CyanogenMod was known for. The name that made custom ROMs and modding of Android phones safe and mainstream now shuts down as  Cyanogen Inc (Cyngn) and Kondik the name behind the CyanogenMod shuts down the infrastructure backing the community.

 

The post labelled “A Fork in the Road” explains how some recent changes made the whole team expect an outcome similar to this and that in no way will the development of Custom ROMs stop. The debs involved will move on to make ROMs under a new name, still possibly held together by their development past.

Embracing that spirit, we the community of developers, designers, device maintainers and translators have taken the steps necessary to produce a fork of the CM source code and pending patches. This is more than just a ‘rebrand’. This fork will return to the grassroots community effort that used to define CM while maintaining the professional quality and reliability you have come to expect more recently.

The future of this highly popular and community based ROM may simply shift to a new name. But, for now an 8 year old legend comes to a rest and a lot of users of the ROM are left with a bad taste in their mouth.

The CyanogenMod team will be moving on to form what they are calling the new LineageOS :

So, yes, this is us. LineageOS will be a continuation of what CyanogenMod was. To quote Andy Rubin, this is the definition of open. A company pulling their support out of an open source project does not mean it has to die.

 

Read the full post here.

What's your reaction?
Awesome
14%
Epic
0%
Like
I Want This
0%
Meh
90%
About The Author
AdityaT
AdityaT
iGyaan News Correspondent, an Intern, Technology lover, iGyaan hippie

Leave a Reply

44 Comments On "CyanogenMod Shuts Down, Devs and Android Lovers Saddened This Christmas"

avatar
  Subscribe  
Newest Oldest Most Voted
Notify Of
surya kumar
Guest

After months of internal turmoil, Cyanogen finally announced that it will shut down all services and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds on December 31. The company revealed that the move is a part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen. With this, CyanogenMod will be killed, though the company has also confirmed its next open-source initiative dubbed Lineage. “The open source project and source code will remain available for anyone who wants to build CyanogenMod personally,” the Cyanogen team said in a <a href=”http://www.latestone.com/bluetooth-speakers” rel=”nofollow”>blog post</a>.

Mallesh Sanke
Guest

feeling sad…but ready for LINEAGE OS…

Sachin Balan
Guest

I had so much hope on rooting my Nexus 6 for CM 14.1. Now this is a heart break.

Rohan Khurana
Guest

No worries, we will have LineageOS by january :)

Saeem Shamshad
Guest

Yeah me too

Sam Husain
Guest

Wtf… i never expected that one day Cynogen will shut down… only dev knows the pain

Jay Magaling
Guest

The future is LineageOS

Shaon Hider
Guest

Ok! I understood… it’ll come with new name “LineageOS” :)

Kinar Ranik
Guest

It is dead U0001f641

Maurya Sanjay
Guest

Dude .. instead of cyanogen you ll get lineage OS

Sushant Gambhir
Guest

Prateek Sharma Bhai yeh kya hogya?

Nishant Singh Rathore
Guest
Nishant Singh Rathore

Ha or ap ‘”the right man for the right job supply kroge na” zinda rakhne ko :p

Suhail Muzafar
Guest

Haan to tu haina. Zinda rkhega to Cyanogen ko Nishant Singh Rathore

Ujjwal Singhania
Guest

not at all

Parag Agarwal
Guest

Should I be worried?

Ujjwal Singhania
Guest

OH yeah, I’ll tell you all about it on Tuesday U0001f602

Parag Agarwal
Guest

Ujjwal Singhania ummm?

Anmol Singh
Guest

Soham Das
Ye kya hai…?

riyalyne
Guest

its Cyanogen inc

riyalyne
Guest

there is nothing Called CyanogenMod Inc. And CyanogenMod has shut down.

riyalyne
Guest

its not CYanogenmod. OP1 runs CyanogenOS

riyalyne
Guest

you are wrong CyanogenMod is gone. 
http://www.androidcentral.com/remembering-cyanogenmod

Ibrahim Khan
Guest

Ajinkya Girme cynogen gaya

Mohit Mehta
Guest

Shourya Aditya dekh bhai

Sayantan Halder
Guest

Its dead bro…. Today Cyanogen Mod team clarified it..in its page
https://www.cyanogenmod.org/blog/a-fork-in-the-road

Sayantan Halder
Guest
Sad that it’s dead…First thought it was only Cyanogen OS and Cyanogen Mods nightly builds would be affected since Cyanogen Inc wants to change the Cyanogen OS to modular OS and stop support for Cyanogen Mod nightly builds… However Cyanogen Mod doesn’t want to be part of Cyanogen Inc anymore due to copyright issues, monetary problems,uncertain future under Cyanogen Inc even if it is completely community driven and donation. So they want to carry the legacy by forking out the Cyanogen Mod to a new entity named Lineage OS… So yeah people thinking Cyanogen Mod is not gonna get affected… Read more »
Aryan Pratap
Guest

What about oneplus users

Nishant Singh Rathore
Guest
Nishant Singh Rathore

Bro the company is CyanogenMod incorporated that has shut down not the CyanogenMod project. Not much of a blow boy !

Jay Magaling
Guest

Both of them are dead.

Suhail Muzafar
Guest

Nishant Singh Rathore Big Blow Boy! Ricky Shakya Pradhan :p