@akris @calebccff @nebunez Ubuntu touch is by FAR the smoothest and on a device using the Android Kernel like a Pixel it works great. The reason most of the Linux mobile crowed doesn't use it is that most of us have mainline devices like the OnePlus 6, Pinephone or Librem5 and UBPorts has issues getting it to work well on mainline and has close to no compatibility with the ecosystem (only Ubuntu Touch apps).
@calebccff @nebunez does manjaro and postmarked have a list of devices it supports. I only saw that postmarket supports only pinephone devices on their site. I want to switch over to a Linux phone very soon for day to day use. I just can't find the answers to my questions. Like for instance, do I need to configure my carriers network settings to allow the phone to call in/out and text, because the phones in the states now need to be registered with the mobile carrier??
@calebccff which device would you say is the most mobile ready for everyday use and that is also fairly new. My main concern is for the phone to be able to send/receive calls/sms. Its getting a bit hard now that alot of mobile carriers are restricting certain devices to certain companies. Do the phones need/have specific configurations for US mobile carriers?
@akris i dont know much about the state of things in the US - other than that you probably want to avoid t-mobile if you wanna put custom software on your phone.
Check the wiki page I linked, look at some devices, make a decision. The OnePlus 6 is best in line for speed + modem, but the modem stuff just isnt all there yet (sms + data will be coming soon, calls later).
@calebccff I guess I'll have to wait then but thanks for providing me with this info, it was very helpful.
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