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I have been testing several Linux flavours on my Google Nexus 5 for a while, and have condensed my general thoughts on it in this article, where I also tried to compare it with the more popular "true Linux" smartphones on the market.

tuxphones.com/google-nexus-5-a

@tuxdevices oh, need to look into that. I'm back to an Android ROM in the Nexus 5 after trying out ubuntu touch. PostmarketOS Nexus 5 wiki suggested it not being usable as a daily driver yet, so I skipped that for now.

@dwagenk It is not, but may be worth the experiment. Beware not to let the battery fall near zero, or you may have annoying issues in restoring Android to it.

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Your experience pretty much mirrors mine. I am typing this from a Nexus 5 running Ubuntu Touch. I use it as my daily driver. Ubuntu Touch may be the most limited but it is also the most polished. I don't worry about it crashing, more about finding replacement apps for ones it doesn't have.

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