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Offline aDewil

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perfect linux phone for spatry.
« on: February 24, 2020, 11:08:02 AM »
titus speaks pine phone and what he did whit do this phone.
so, ....
this phone is perfect for spatry and he maybe install manjaro for this phone.

phone can be found here:

and tablet too:

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Re: perfect linux phone for spatry.
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2020, 09:44:28 AM »
I know well it is possible to run linux on android devices... pine64 sounds interesting, if I have time, I will look into it.
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Re: perfect linux phone for spatry.
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2020, 04:38:10 AM »
As it stands right mow, the functionality is very limited.   This will most likely change, possibly very rapidly.   I've been keeping my eye on this but I'm not quite ready to commit.
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Re: perfect linux phone for spatry.
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2020, 10:55:04 AM »
Android is getting a lot of bad press just now regarding older versions of the software and the fact that there is so many older phones in circulation.  The warning is that your phone could be more susceptible to hacking if your Android OS is older than version 7.

A Linux phone may be a better alternative one day, but I believe that the updating of the software should follow the same system as Apple - launching new versions of the operating system to one brand of Linux phone by year and advising consumers which older models would not be updated.  As Apple, the manufacturer would know exactly what hardware your Linux 1, 2, or 3 phone (as an example) would have and the operating system would work as it should.

Perhaps if there was a unique operating system for Linux phones, it could also be incorporated in a fully fledged desktop distro too.  The main drawback to an early adoption of the Linux phone is the lack of apps similar to those of the Google store, unless these apps can also be run in the Linux environment?

It's a case of 'watch this space', I'd certainly be interested in a Linux phone once it has been fully launched.

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