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  1. NYCHitman1

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    You haven't tried DU then. Fastest ROM on the Hammerhead, easily (w/o custom kernel too). However, I'm a little biased. :D
     

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  2. Brian706

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    It's alright...
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    It was, and Purity seemed like the closest still active ROM, it even had a couple things Cataclysm didn't, like adding extra laucher shortcuts. I defintely miss the built in call-blocker, but luckily there was an Xposed mod for that.
     
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    The problem with Cataclysm was that it wasn't open source. Given that the device is a Nexus, it didn't sit right with a lot of devs on XDA (including myself).
     
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    I tried out and tested the Flyme OS for the last day.
    It was actually pretty dang cool and yes, it's quite different and has some decent pre-built in apps.
    If someone is looking for a change of pace and wanting to try it... It's definitely worth looking into.
    The only issue's that I had while running Flyme was that I was getting a couple FC's on "android A.Core and android.com.media, so I either need to look into that and or submit a LogCat to the dev to see what the deal/issue is there. Other than that overall everything else was running fine and the UI was very cool and just different than any other ROM I've tried on the N5. :thumbup:

    I'm now back on the latest DU Test Build with Franco kernel... Can't beet DU! Personally DU is the best, fastest, smoothest and an all around full featured ROM that suits all my needs in a ROM! :party:
     
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    I'll give it a try then. Do I use CAF kernels or AOSP ones? Just making sure :)
     
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    Thanks! Gonna give it a try tonight.
     
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    CyanogenMod 11S :D
     
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    Carbon, tried a bunch, always go back...
     
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    Latest version of DU :) improvements in temperature loving it!!
     
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    Interesting development... Atlantis is back. There was a lot of speculation as to where he has been, but it looks as though there will be a lollipop cataclysm



     
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    My fav is Purity ROM w/Code Blue kernel. Soo smooth and clean. Great battery. I am playing around with Stock root 5.0 now, just to get the feel of the Lollipop.
     
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    I'm currently on latest stable CyanogenMod ROM. Tried Lollipop but wasn't thrilled. Waiting for custom 5.0 based ROMs to come out.
     
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    Cataclysm is an excellent Rom for Kitkat or Lollipop.
    I am currently using the Lollipop version and I will stay with it as long it is supported.
    A new update was posted today that makes it complete.
     
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    Might give it a shot while I wait for Dirty Unicorns.
     
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    Wouldn't mind giving it a go as well but confused on what to flash (yeah I know I'm a definite rookie) and don't want to brick my phone.
     
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    Use the DevHost link. The Android FileHost link doesn't look like it has been updated (has Nov 15th version). It appears you need two files, the Nov 24th Full ROM and the Nov 27th update file. I'm assuming you flash those two in sequence after doing a wipe of system, boot and data (not userdata). Don't flash Gapps, they are included (that and the being closed source are a couple of the things that are off about this ROM, but I enjoyed the KitKat version until DU came along).

    I'll probably do this tomorrow morning if you want to wait and see what I run into. ;) Nothing like the blind leading the blind.
     
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    You just flash the 11/24 full version followed by the newest update [emoji106]


    Don't wipe system, just factory reset
     
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    Currently just using stock 5.0. I'm waiting for the first stable build of SlimLP.
     
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    Using Cataclysm now. Very nice, but really realize how feature packed Dirty Unicorns was. At least now I can get to the Quick Toggles with a single finger pull, but not much customization there still. Unfortunately, I really hate Lolipop's implementation of Quick Toggles to begin with, which not even DU may be able to do much about. We'll have to see. For now, nice to have a few more options than I had.

    I'll stay on Cataclysm for now and patiently await a stable test version or release version of DU 9.

    I confess that while I like the performance of Android 5.0, I'm sort of meh about material design, whatever that is.
     
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    Cata isn't complete yet either. He's rolling in the old features as he rewrites them.

    Better than nothing right now, but plenty of goodies to come from all the devs
     
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    Franco's kernel works well Cata... Battery life is so good.
     
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    Just got around to trying this combo. Had good battery life with Lollipop, but wow, Franco is amazing. Can't wait for DU 9 + Franco. Then I'll have everything I want.
     
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    I'm now rocking the 5.0.1 version of Cataclysm with Franco and the new baseband which seems to work well.
     
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