Anyone who's been in the Linux desktop world long enough remembers the trend (which quickly morphed into a meme) "that's it, I'm switching to Arch".

With almost every day bringing us of more proof of how much our phones are spying on us, and how we actually don't own them, I wish a similar trend would emerge on mobile computing:

"That's it, I'm getting a ".

Ok well, feel free to replace Pinephone with or any other Linux phone. 😀

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@normandc While I absolutely agree and *would* switch to a given the chance, the main difference (and probably main reason it's not happened) is Arch is free, while the Pinephone costs 200 bucks.

@Little__Ham
True. Although it's been possible to install Ubuntu Touch on selected Android devices for a while, and the list is constantly growing. I used it on a second-hand OnePlus One phone I got on eBay for $80 CAD two years ago. Unfortunately the screen's digitizer crapped on me after a year.

Work is being done to get mainline Linux working on Android phones, the @postmarketOS project is quite active in that field. Hopefully we'll see more and more usable phones soon.

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