PINE64 and KDE Project announce the PinePhone KDE Community Edition Linux phone, powered by the Plasma Mobile UI. Pre-orders kick off on December 1st, 2020.
KDE’s Plasma Mobile gets a new update that brings a new virtual keyboard, a revamped lock screen, a new Game Center app, and improvements to various other apps.
PINE64 has kicked off the pre-orders for the PinePhone Manjaro Edition Linux phone, which comes in two variants with 2GB and 3GB RAM. All orders will be shipped in early November 2020.
A new multi-distro project lets you run 13 different Linux distribution on the PinePhone Linux phone using a single 5GB image that you can put on an 8GB Micro SD card.
PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition will be available for pre-order in September with two variants starting at $149 USD, powered by Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux.
UBports’ Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 software update is now available for public testing. The final release is scheduled for September 4th with support for many new devices and performance improvements.
The PinePhone postmarketOS Community Edition Linux phone is now available for pre-order from PINE64 for $149 USD, along with a 3GB RAM version for $199 USD.
Mobian is an open source project that aims to bring the Debian GNU/Linux operating system to mobile devices. For now, the project allow you to install Debian on the PinePhone Linux phone from PINE64.
The PinePhone postmarketOS Community Edition will be available for pre-order in early July, shipping with the postmarketOS mobile operating system pre-installed and the GNOME-based Phosh user interface by default.
The PinePhone open source Linux phone is now available for pre-order with the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system pre-installed.
Manjaro Linux (ARM) makes great progress on the PinePhone Open Source Linux phone, as well as the PineTab tablet device from PINE64. Here’s a quick look at the latest features.
It looks like someone managed to install the postmarketOS with the MATE desktop environment on the PinePhone Linux phone. Check it out!
KDE’s Plasma Mobile is progressing quite well and it looks a very good alternative to Android on the PinePhone open source Linux phone.
UBports is making great progress on porting their Ubuntu Touch mobile OS for the PinePhone Linux phone. Calls, SMS, YouTube, and OpenStore are all working fine.