LineageOS, also known as LineageOS Android Distribution, is a free and open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. It is the successor to the highly popular custom ROM CyanogenMod, from which it was forked in December 2016 when Cyanogen Inc. announced it was discontinuing development and shut down the infrastructure behind the project. Since Cyanogen Inc.
Before proceeding further you need to have a program installed to flash the software to your micro sdcard, if you don’t have one you can download Raspberry Pi Imager.
In this tutorial I will be using my Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi Imager to flash the image to the SD card.
- Raspberry Pi 3 or greater.
- Power supply.
- Micro SD card 8/16GB.
- Ethernet cord / Wi-Fi
1 Downloading Image
Download the lineage-17.1-2020xxxx-UNOFFICIAL-KonstaKANG-rpix.zip image, and extract the image file.
2 Flashing the image
Open the Raspberry pi flasher
- Press Choose OS, and select custom. Then locate the image you extracted, select it and press open.
- Plug the SD card into your computer, Choose SD and select the device.
- Press Write.
- Once complete, plug the SD card into your raspberry pi, connect monitor and keyboard and power on.