CyanogenModAfter weeks and weeks of coding and testing, CyanogenMod 6 is now officially "stable" and ready for download. For those of you new to Android, the CM series of ROMs are based off the Android Open Source Project -- the pure building blocks of the Android OS -- with a bunch of tweaks and customizations added on, while keeping with a stock Android feel. For most phones, you'll need root and bootloader access -- you can find more information on that here -- and read through the respective threads at CM for further information if you're just starting out. [CyanogenMod]

 

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CyanogenMod 6 now stable, download for your favorite phone today

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It should be in Rom manager. If it's not, Koush could still be updating it for your device. It will pop up sometime today.

I installed CM as soon as it came out for my OG Droid. Every once and awhile, I'll get tempted by some new rom (Insanely Clean, BB, Simply Stunning, etc) but so far NONE of them have been as stable as CM.

The "stable" release of CM6 is wicket fast. My device flies. I've been trying for 10 minutes to get the thing to lag up on me, and it just keeps zipping along (and I am running ADW on top of the built in launcher)

Seriously, if you are running a device that is supported by CM, you owe it to your device to try it out.

You don't have to wipe data/cache if you're coming from RC3 (imo) but for everyone else you should do it to be safe.

Yes, but it's not the full adw. I installed adw over it because that way I can update to the latest versions when he releases it instead of waiting for an update for CM. That and I like the new skins. I use the Blue Skin because he has it skin all applications.

If coming from stock froyo rooted on og Droid is it absolulty necessary to wipe data and cache??? This is the only thing stopping me from trying out custom roms.

Not sure about the Droid but it's necessary to wipe data and cache on the Evo so i would think that would be a universal rule.

Thx for reply. One more question ... does cm come with its own kernel or do you have to flash that seperate to overclock

Not sure if its only for me but in Video Camera, I have only the following options enabled in "Video quality 720p" and "MPEG4 for video encoder".

Does anybody know if I need to install any package for enabling rest of the encoding options (H264 etc) or change any setting from anywhere?
Is anybody else facing the same issue?

NexusOne
Cm6

Wow..! Thanks a lot Examiner19 for the trick :). I was not aware that there is a setting for custom under video quality also.
Thanks again. Got the option enabled.

Kshwet
N1
CM6

Might be waiting a while. =/

Have had a couple reboots so far on the "stable" CM6. Am going to see what happens in the short term.

try using universal androot and maybe that will help you. not sure if it's for the Evo just google it and hopefully this helps.

why do you need that? Google backs up all your contacts automatically, and android lets you export them to SD card for safe keeping as well.

Hey guys, I am running CyanogenMod 6 on my Sprint HTC Hero as of Friday. Loving it, but I need help. Everything seems to be working just fine but I am having issues sending MMS messages. I can receive MMS though. I'm not able to send any picture mail. Anyone having this issue???

question.. not on this rom but on others.. i hvae recently rooted my droid 2 and have downloaded the epic2.5 rom using the 928droid bgx2.2 theme.. loving the rom and theme but after using this rom my bluetooth, pandora app and gmail are not working. .everytime i try to use them they force close.. does anyone know why this might be and if there is a fix and whree can i find it? really loving tihs theme.. gonna check out the cyanogen 6 and see if i can use on d2.. but would really love to have all my stuff working especially my pandora app as i use this on a daily basis at work..hehe.. any info on this would be great appreciated thank u