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CyanogenMod ditches ROM manager, will go to an over-the-air system

CyanogenMod to move to an OTA system, will no longer use a ROM manager

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Oct 1, 2012 4:31 am

After sitting on a ROM manager, CyanogenMod are moving to an over-the-air (OTA) updating system. Android Police report that the CyanogenMod team wanted to go down the route of an update solution that didn't revolve around closed source software.

 

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This will make the entire ecosystem of the OS completely open source, so the team decided to build one themselves. The new updater is a revised version of the older version, which we saw in CyanogenMod versions 5 and 6. CyanogenMod 9 and above, will have the system look for an update at pre-selected times, and download the ROM if it is new.

 

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The new updater will come backed into an update that should be available pretty soon - after you flash to the new update, go into Settings, then About, where you'll be able to set your update preferences.

NEWS SOURCES:Androidpolice.com

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