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[Update: Goal Reached] Purism and KDE are Crowdsourcing a “Truly Free” Smartphone, the Librem 5

Multiple companies in the past have tried their hand at creating a smartphone with as few closed source binaries as possible. So far, many have dropped the premise, but the support for such a smartphone is still there within the open source community. The latest in this effort is a collaboration between KDE's Plasma Mobile...

Halium is an Open Source Project Working Towards a Common Base for Non-Android Mobile Operating Systems

If you are an Android enthusiast who has also explored beyond the world of purely Android-based custom ROMs, you have probably heard of projects such as Ubuntu Touch, Sailfish OS, and the like. These have been ambitious, often long-running non-Android, GNU/Linux-based mobile operating systems. However, fragmentation is making development and user adoption quite difficult for these...

Plasma Mobile is a Fully Open-Source Smartphone OS from KDE e.V.

If you've dabbled with Linux distros in the past, then you've likely heard of KDE before. KDE stands for K Desktop Environment and it's one of the main desktop environment options (next to GNOME) that can be used on Linux distros. KDE e.V. is a registered non-profit organization that represents the KDE community when in legal...