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PinePhone KDE Community Edition will run Plasma Mobile out-of-the-box

Pine64, makers of PinePhone, the Linux powered, completely open mobile device, has joined forces with software community KDE for a special edition. The PinePhone KDE Community Edition will run Plasma Mobile, the mobile version of KDE’s Plasma graphical workspace environment. KDE says that Plasma Mobile “includes most of the essential features a smartphone user would...

[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...