[ROM] [CM 12] CyanogenMod 12 for Google Nexus 6, Device codename: SHAMU

cm12_ROM_nexus_6_Shamu

Hey Nexus 6 user, cheers for this great news that you have now a working CyanogenMod 12 for your device.
this is just a beginning and more and more ROMs based on the CyanogenMod will come after this.
This custom ROM requires a custom recovery.
If you don't have a custom recovery for your Nexus 6 then head over here and come back after installing the TWRP recovery:
TWRP custom recovery and rooting guide for Google Nexus 6

WARNING:
Installing custom ROM requires a custom recovery to be installed on your device, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data.
Before proceeding further you may consider backing up your all data.
Please visit the Disclaimer page below to agree with the risks involved and proceed before flashing this ROM to your phone:
ROM Disclaimer link

Installing CyanogenMod 12 on Nexus 6:

Make sure that you have the TWRP custom recovery installed.
Then you have to get the CyanogenMod 12 ROM zip file over here: CyanogenMod 12 ROM download link
CyanogenMod 12 MIRROR download link
SuperSU ROOTing package v2.27 by chainfire

This ROM does not contain Google applications like Gmail, drive, maps etc. so download the below GApps zip package.
Google Apps recovery flashable zip download link

Consider backup your OLD ROM before installing this new ROM.

STEP 1:
Copy the ROM, GApps and SuperuserSU package to your phone.

STEP 2:
Format System and wipe cache.

STEP 3:
Install the ROM, Gapps and superuser recovery flashable zip packages using the custom recovery.

STEP 4:
After installing the ROM do a Factory Reset/Wipe Data

STEP 5:
Reboot your phone to enjoy the ROOTed CyanogenMod 12 ROM on your Google Nexus 6 phone.

Source:
Xda-Developers

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