Mobian Project Wants to Bring Debian GNU/Linux to Mobile Devices

Posted by hanuca on Jul 9, 2020 8:01 PM EST
9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor
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Meet Mobian, a new Open Source project that aims to bring the powerful and very popular Debian GNU/Linux operating system to mobile devices.

If you thought for a second that the Linux phone market lacks operating systems you can try, think again as developers are just getting started. After postmarketOS announcing their PinePhone Community Edition, now there’s a new project called Mobian, which promises to bring Debian to Linux phones.

That’s right, you can now install and use a pure Debian GNU/Linux operating system on your PinePhone. Mobian helps you do that by integrating the standard Debian GNU/Linux packages with the GNOME-based Phosh (Phone Shell) user interface developed by Purism for their Librem 5 phone.

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