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postmarketOS in 2021: over 300 devices, growing technical basis and extensive "mainline" support
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postmarketOS in 2021: over 300 devices, growing technical basis and extensive "mainline" support

About one month after targeting smartwatches [https://tuxphones.com/postmarketos-linux-targets-smartwatches-wearables-watch-friendly-asteroid-os-ui/] and weeks after its fourth birthday [https://postmarketos.org/blog/2021/05/26/four-years/], postmarketOS has met another crucial milestone for its vision of an entirely sustainable, 10+ year lifecycle for portable devices: the distribution can now boot, to varying
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⚡ WhatsApp and Anbox: the most popular messaging app now runs on Linux phones

As seen in several previous [https://tuxphones.com/purism-librem-5-run-android-apps-anbox-linux-fdroid/] articles [https://tuxphones.com/postmarketos-linux-gets-anbox-android-app-support/], almost all tuxphone-oriented distributions are actively working on supporting the Anbox abstraction layer in order to integrate Android apps quasi-natively with Linux ones. With Ubuntu Touch, postmarketOS, PureOS and Mobian supporting it, the project is getting
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