This list only includes independent, fully free and open source Linux distributions that are primarily designed to run on mobile devices. Distributions are listed in alphabetical order.
|Name||Focus||Supported devices||Based on||Android apps||Interfaces|
|LuneOS||Smartphones, Tablets, SBCs||11||HP WebOS||no||webOS|
|Maemo Leste||Smartphones, SBCs||11||Maemo/Devuan||no||Matchbox|
|Nemo||All Sailfish devices||-||-||yes||Glacier|
|postmarketOS||Phones, tablets, wearables||130+||Alpine Linux||WIP||15+ different DEs|
|Ubuntu Touch (UBports)||Phones, tablets||14||Ubuntu LTS||possible (Anbox)||Unity|
Other mobile Linux distributions
Those distributions are not included in the list above for several reasons, but still available for reference.
|Android/LineageOS/...||Clearly not "an Android alternative" for older devices|
|KaiOS||UI is not open source, only for a limited number of non-touch devices|
|Manjaro Phone||Only announced, for now|
|PureOS||Exclusively for Purism devices|
|Sailfish OS||Not fully open source, not independent|
|SHR||Underdeveloped, probably discontinued|
|Tizen||Not independent, not fully open source, only for Samsung devices|