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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

First prototype for PINE64 "PinePhone" Linux smartphone sports thin bezels and modern design
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First prototype for PINE64 "PinePhone" Linux smartphone sports thin bezels and modern design

After being announced several months ago, Pine64's inexpensive "PinePhone" Linux smartphone looks like a cheaper, entry-level alternative to the relatively popular Librem5 [https://tuxphones.com/purism-librem5-smartphone-gemalto-pls8-4g-lte-modem-bands-regions-speeds-gps/] Linux smartphone by Purism, which promises total privacy and a full mobile Linux experience. In fact, most of the work on Linux for smartphones