3 is out! Lots of news covered this time, among the topics: @purism's Librem 5, Mainlining of Android devices, Feedbackd, @kde Plasma 5.21 and lots about @PINE64's PinePhone.


One of our community members made an awesome video showing how to install on a BQ Aquaris X5, check it out!


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Please join us in making it an awesome FOSS and federated alternative to our subreddit!


@zhou Input methods depend on the DE you're using. In the screenshot you're using Xfce which I wouldn't recommend on a phone. Most people try Plasma Mobile and Phosh, both of which come with their own input methods.
I'm sorry to say that I don't know if they support Chinese (Mandarin?) input, you'll have to try it for yourself.

@zhou Like you flashed TWRP in the first place. Do note that postmarketOS doesn't overwrite TWRP usually. If it did, something went terribly wrong

@murks Note that although the pmOS (note the capitalization) CE came with Phosh, we ship Plasma Mobile as well.

@linmob Huh, postmarketOS with Plasma Mobile _should_ work fine on the Librem 5 since we packaged Plasma 5.20.90. Could you join our Matrix channel and ask for Bhushan? He can probably help you out.

Podcatcher has a lot of potential on mobile, as shown by WIP patches from tpikonen. :git: Thanks to @h3nn3s you can give it a try on edge: wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/gPo

Pine64 made our name outdated, and we love it. Thank you @PINE64 for giving us this amazing opportunity to bring free software to the mobile space and provide a platform for all the different projects to work on together. Cheers, - premarketOS

Thanks to the awesome work of @alexeymin, Discover now supports #apk (the Alpine Linux package manager)! Coming soon in a @postmarketOS edge upgrade near you, and also the upcoming v21.03 release!

New @postmarketOS installer feature. You can now choose if you want to install to the SD you're booted from or install to the internal storage :)

@MaciejFicek You're asking a bot 😜

Note that we don't have plans for any new device, they are all contributed by users of those devices themselves. You can port the device yourself, have a look at wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Por and join our Matrix, matrix.to/#/#porting:postmarke!

@murks Ah sorry, I misunderstood. In that case it'll be a bit harder. I guess you can boot from JumpDrive, mount the system partition on your PC and edit the file manually, but then you need a SDcard again 😜

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