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    Phoronix: The Current State Of Librem 5's Linux Smartphone Functionality On Their Dev Kits

    For those wondering how the Linux smartphone stack is shaping up for Purism's long-awaited Librem 5 smartphone that is currently aiming to ship in Q3, the company has released several video recordings of different operations running on their Librem 5 software on their developer kits...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-5-April-Demos

  • #2
    I hope for the better, probably I won't buy the first release but at least it will be the first mobile phone working with systemd...

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    • #3
      BTW, the article links to the forums instead of this topic.

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      • #4
        You fixed the asterisk and number sign in the dialer. Great!

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Jaxad0127 View Post
          BTW, the article links to the forums instead of this topic.
          This usually happens when the article hasn't been posted in the forums by the Phoronix bot yet.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Danielsan View Post
            I hope for the better, probably I won't buy the first release but at least it will be the first mobile phone working with systemd...
            Back in the day when systemd was still "just a better init" (something around 10 years ago), SHR already used it on Openmoko Neo Freerunner (and later on others like GTA04 and Nokia N900 too).

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            • #7
              Pine64 has shown several full Linux distros running on the PinePhone dev kits.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by andyprough View Post
                Pine64 has shown several full Linux distros running on the PinePhone dev kits.
                Pine64 Phone is nice, but its not clear if it have FM Radio or not..

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                • #9
                  Desktop meets Mobile. True convergence.

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                  • #10
                    I hope there will be a functional Matrix client with video calls for it. And using Qt, not GTK so it could work with Plasma Mobile properly.

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