The firmware of Samsung Galaxy Note n7000 has been released and free available for download. Basically In the absence of an official Lollipop update, users of Samsung Galaxy Note can experience the latest firmware on their devices using a new custom ROM based on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop build.
The new Paranoid custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note with the model number GT-N7000 would require a custom recovery such as Clock work Mod to be installed on the device, before flashing the ROM, which is based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). After flashing with this stock ROM your mobile will restore in its original settings.
You can download latest firmware of your phone and transfer it to your PC via USB data cable. Connect the Samsung Galaxy Note to the computer using USB cable, and transfer the ROM file and Gapps package file to the device’s SD Card.
Make sure that the files are saved in the SD Card root, and not in any other folder. Before flashing please don't forget to take a backup of your important data like Images, messages and contacts otherwise you will lose it and your phone will restored in its original settings.
Now you can download latest firmware of your mobile from below download links.
Samsung Galaxy Note (n7000) Firmware Download