Alright...the OnePlus 6T is in route (again, this is purely for testing and NOT my daily driver, at the moment). Hit me with all your compatible mobile OS suggestions and why you prefer them. If you don't have a preference, hit me with some suggestions for the sake of testing. #lineageos #HavocOS #linux #mobile
Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. I clearly have some research to do and some decisions to make. Nice to see @postmarketOS chiming in, as well. 😀
@cooper It's not in a specially practical shape yet but the 6/6T should both be able to run mainline GNU/Linux distros like Mobian and PostmarketOS so if there is a compatible botloader with multiboot support for it yet that may be worth a try :D For your daily driver needs /e/os or Lineage with MicroG should be a great choice.
@rudolf Much of that actually applies to /e/os to since it's a Lineage fork but unlike Lineage it's fully degoogled and build to also work for normal users with stuff like build in Nextcloud sync and a small free account :D Both are great choices and if you don't need Google play at all you can leave out MicroG without any issue but sadly a ton of apps rely on it.
@cooper seriously though, I have Mobian on my PinePhone, but now I've seen screenshots of the mobile version of Manjaro running with the KDE Plasma environment I'm asking myself if I can accept a change of Linux flavor just to get KDE Plasma's look on my phone. Far as I know, that environment isn't currently available for Mobian, which shipped with Phosh. Phosh is functional and I'm not knocking it, but man does KDE Plasma look good on a phone!
Many PostmarketOS dens are here. You have the unique opportunity to converse with them if you try it out.
Note that in our distribution, it'll use the mainline kernel rather than the downstream one that comes with Android. I'm biased, but I can really recommend it 😉
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