What is the meaning of Lineage OS ?
° lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or pedigree.
°° a sequence of species each of which is considered to have evolved from its predecessor.
The CyanogenMod Developer community doesn’t want people to misunderstand, don’t want to be questioned about quality for having ‘Cyanogen’ in the name. That’s why they’ve decided to work on LineageOS. Earlier, we heard rumors about CyanogenMod being renamed into Lineage OS, The rumors have finally come true!