Freelance software developer. Haskelling at night. Hopefully unconventional. Fan of Dvorak
So I finally managed to root a Samsung J5 (Android 6.0.1) using the following approach, using as much open source related things as I could:
None of that dodgy closed source stuff required. Finally, I can move all my apps to an SD card, and my phone remains incredibly snappy and responsive (faster than a much more expensive phone). The small 'lowish' resolution screen means the battery lasts a lifetime. Absolutely amazing.