Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners that have been dreaming about ditching TouchWiz in favor of CyanogenMod will be happy to know that they’re one step closer. In a Google+ post earlier this morning, the CM team announced that they have now published the software source code for quite a few different variants of the Note 3.

The team has also put up the Kernel and ROM code for the T-Mobile, Sprint and international Note 3 models. AT&T and Verizon kernel/ROM code is notably missing, likely due to issues related to their locked bootloaders. 

At the moment, there are no nightly builds available for any version of the Note 3, but at least it’s now possible for custom modders to build the ROM from source. It’s only a short matter of time before the CM team officially releases the first nightly builds as well, likely built on the power of Android KitKat. For more details, be sure to check out the team’s official post, which also includes GitHub source code links for the Galaxy Note 3.

What do you think, like the idea of running pure Android on the Note 3, or do you feel that removing Samsung’s customizations defeats the purpose of the S-pen-wielding super-sized handset?

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