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Exciting developments around Linux on Phones

Exciting developments around Linux on Phones

Video: https://media.ccc.de/v/36c3-10524-lightning_talks_day_2#t=4909

There have been countless attempts to dethrone Android. Many tried, many failed. But 2020 might be the year we finally see this change!

A brief overview of the things you absolutely *have* to know about all the hot alternative mobile operating systems out there, as well as some upcoming devices. If you ever wondered what happened to Ubuntu Touch since UBports took over, what KDE is up to with Plasma Mobile, or you're thinking about buying a PinePhone, this is the talk for you.

Links:
- https://ubuntu-touch.io
- https://plasma-mobile.org
- https://postmarketos.org
- https://pine64.org
- https://volla.systems
- https://github.com/ubports/ubports-installer

Johannah Sprinz

December 28, 2019
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  1. Exciting developments around Linux on Phones Lightning Talk at the

    36th Chaos Communication Congress Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) 28.12.2019 Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 1 / 10
  2. About me who i am Jan Sprinz, 22, he/him FOSS

    dev board member @ UBports Foundation where to find me twitter.com/neothethird mastodon.social/neothethird github.com/neothethird gitlab.com/neothethird jan@ubports.com Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 2 / 10
  3. Why even bother? Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux

    on Phones 28.12.2019 3 / 10
  4. Why even bother? . . . because Android f@¢1ng sucks

    Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 3 / 10
  5. Ubuntu Touch ubuntu-touch.io started in 2013 as the official mobile

    version of Ubuntu Linux shipped four phones and two tablets, plus community ports handed over to the UBports Community in 2017 lives on as a non-profit project Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 4 / 10
  6. KDE Plasma Mobile plasma-mobile.org adaptation of KDE neon for mobile

    devices not entirely ready for daily use yet, but man, it’s cool it’s KDE on a phone, how are you not excited about this? Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 5 / 10
  7. PostmarketOS postmarketos.org aims for longevity of existing phones re-thinks some

    technical aspects alpine-linux based rootfs alpha state Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 6 / 10
  8. PinePhone pine64.org Open Hardware Software provided by communities Actual Linux

    (“or as I’ve recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux”) Affordable price (150 USD) Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 7 / 10
  9. Volla Phone volla.systems up and coming German startup experimenting with

    alternative OSs phone built in the EU Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 8 / 10
  10. UBports Installer github.com/ubports/ubports-installer user-friendly cross-plattform GUI installer originally created for

    Ubuntu Touch, now bringing more OSs join in on the fun at github.com/ubports/ubports-installer Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 9 / 10
  11. Thank you for listening what we talked about ubuntu-touch.io plasma-mobile.org

    postmarketos.org pine64.org volla.systems github.com/ubports/ubports-installer how to get in touch twitter.com/neothethird mastodon.social/neothethird github.com/neothethird gitlab.com/neothethird jan@ubports.com Jan Sprinz (@NeoTheThird) Exciting developments around Linux on Phones 28.12.2019 10 / 10