Lineage OS (Android) Support

Paul paul at
Tue Mar 13 12:15:02 CET 2018

On So, Mär 11, 2018 at 7:42 PM, Paul <paul at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm new to the list and hope this wasn't discussed in length here 
> before. If so, please give me a direction, I couldn't find anything 
> related.
> For the last days I tried to find a Lineage OS [1] compatible kernel 
> with wireguard included, sadly there is none. Instead of installing a 
> custom kernel, could Lineage include the < 4000 lines of code in 
> their build root? Have there been any efforts on this?
> Thank you very much for all further information.
> Best regards,
> Paul Spooren
> [1]

I asked the Lineage OS maintainer of my current phone and he responded 
to use the native VPN interface of Android. Are there any plans on that?

> That has many pros:
> 1. runs on any Android 4.0+ device (NO root required)
> 2. all VPN code (except network interface of course) is running in 
> userspace (in case of exploitation only VPN app is compromised)
> 3. decoupled from OS and easy to upgrade

Thanks for all further information!


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