- Table of contents
- Replicant Wiki
- Supported devices
- Replicant status
- Replicant installation and update
- Replicant usage
- Replicant build
- Contributing to Replicant
Welcome to the Replicant wiki, which provides information about Replicant, supported devices and research about other mobile devices and platforms.
For more information about Replicant, head over to the Replicant website.
You can help improving the wiki! Wiki editor privileges can be requested by contacting the developers. A short description of the changes and additions you want to make is needed as part of the request. The wiki guidelines should be followed.
Unless specified otherwise, the information displayed in this wiki is only relevant to the latest Replicant version. Do not assume backwards compatibility of the instructions with old versions of Replicant.
- Galaxy S 2 (I9100)
- Galaxy S 3 (I9300)
- Galaxy Note (N7000)
- Galaxy Note 2 (N7100)
- Galaxy Nexus (I9250)
- Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (P31xx)
- Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (P51xx)
- Galaxy Note 8.0 (N51xx)
Replicant installation and update¶
- Recovery installation with Heimdall: New 'generic' instructions to install (or upgrade) the recovery with Heimdall.
- ReplicantInstallation: How to install Replicant for the first time.
- Minor version upgrade: How to upgrade to a new release from the same Replicant version (like from 6.0 0003 to 6.0 0004).
- BackupTheEFS: Instructions to backup the modem data partition on devices with such partition
- Enabling WiFi with an USB WiFi adapter
- Replicant USB Networking
- Graphics rendering on Replicant
- Taking screenshots
- Android Debug Bridge (ADB)
- Deactivating the modem
- General-purpose usage notes and tips
- Safe mode: How to enter Android's safe mode (useful for devices stuck in a boot loop).
See the device pages for device-specific usage information.
- Generic build instructions: Work in progress on unified instruction to build Replicant
- Galaxy S 2 (I9100) build
- Galaxy Note (N7000) build
- Galaxy Nexus (I9250) build
- Galaxy Tab 2 (Px1xx) build
- Galaxy S 3 (I9300) build
- Galaxy Note 2 (N7100) build
- Galaxy Note 8.0 (N51xx) build
Contributing to Replicant¶
- Contributing to Replicant: Many different ways to contribute to Replicant depending on your skills and available time or other resources
- Tasks to improve Replicant
- Tasks to fund: draft on a new task page which includes tasks that can be funded
- Developer guide
- Tools installation
- Getting logs
- Serial port
- GDB debugging
- Workshops: How to organize a Replicant workshop
Some device pages also have development sections.
Replicant porting guides¶
- Details about the Samsung Galaxy back-door, that affects some Samsung Galaxy devices
- AntiFeatures: anti-features inherited by upstream.
The device pages contain hardware-specific research and a freedom and privacy/security evaluation for the respective device.
- BCM4751 GPS protocol support
- GSD4t GPS protocol support
- AKM8976A support
- OMAP4 Ducati camera support
- QMI-RIL QMI protocol support
- WiFi Research on how to get free software WiFi firmwares and USB OTG support
- Exynos4 Bootrom Research on how weather it's possible or not to run a free software bootloader on the Exynos4
Software projects (Upstream, dependencies, Replicant versions, etc)¶
- Porting Replicant to Android 9
- Graphics Research Research on free software graphics driver implementations
- Upstream Research on approaches to use upstream Linux and generic HAL in Replicant
- Toolchain Development efforts to remove prebuilt binaries from the source tree
- Dependencies Development efforts to enable to build Replicant on various GNU/Linux distributions
- HardwareRequirements Documentation and research on Android hardware requirements
- Optimus Black (P970) including development notes
- NECUNOS NC_1
- Various devices
- Modem isolation Information on freedom, privacy and security issues on the topic
- Qualcomm System On a Chip
- Location Tracking Research on how to avoid location tracking
- Testing infrastructure How to create a test infrastructure for Replicant
- Security Analysis of Android Factory Resets
- OutdatedPages Pages that are not used anymore. They are kept and linked from here for history purposes only.
Contact¶If you have any questions or want to talk to the developers, you can use any of the following:
- Replicant artwork
- People: People that are interested in contributing in Replicant, that are contributing to it, or that have been contributing to it.
- ReplicantInfrastructure Description of the network infrastructure of Replicant (Redmine, git, etc), and the other project resources
- Conferences presented on behalf of the Replicant project
- EventsMeetings planning for meetings and events at conferences
- SteeringCommittee: Replicant steering committee, reports on project decisions and fund usage
- Tasks funding: Tasks that will be funded, are being funded or have been funded.
- PublicPositions public positions of Replicant
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