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|
|Maemo Leste||Smartphones, SBCs||11||Maemo||no|
|postmarketOS||Phones, tablets, wearables||130+||Alpine Linux||WIP|
|Ubuntu Touch (UBports)||Phones||14||Ubuntu LTS||possible (anbox)|
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|
|PureOS||Exclusively for Purism devices|
|Sailfish OS||Not fully open source, not independent|
|Tizen||Not independent, not fully open source, only for Samsung devices|