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    Maru Alternatives

    Maru is described as 'makes personal computing more context-aware by giving you the best interface for your environment. That means when you're on the go, Maru is your phone; when you're at your desk, Maru is your desktop' and is a Android ROM in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Maru for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Android Tablet, Windows and Linux Mobile. The best alternative is LineageOS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Maru are Android (Free, Open Source), Ubuntu Touch (Free, Open Source), Android-x86 (Free, Open Source) and /e/ (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 23, 2021

    1. A free and open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. It is the successor to the highly popular custom ROM CyanogenMod, from which it was forked in December 2016 when Cyanogen Inc.
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    2. Ubuntu Touch is a mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system for mobile devices. It is adapted to run naturally in a mobile, touch-screen environment but is also capable of functioning as a desktop computer while in "desktop mode".
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • VirtualBox
      • Self-Hosted
      • VMware Workstation
      • VMware Player
      This is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as "patch hosting for Android x86 support". The original plan is to host different patches for Android x86 support from open source community.
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    3. /e/ is a fork of LineageOS that aims to be completely free of everything Google. Not only that, but there are a number of goals the developer has in mind for /e/ that more people feel are vital to a mobile operating system.
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    4. Comparing to other Android emulators, MEmu provides the highest performance and greatest compatibility. It runs on nearly all Windows devices (PC, notebook, 2-in-1 devices, tablets).

      Warning

      MEmu Installer is being flagged by many antivirus as a malware, risktool, adware...
      See in VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/7118658d9177d2462aaa5aa3b43aa4663629a494a3af50944fa98a321885851c/detection

      Bundleware

      Attempts to install Avast Antivirus, can be declined.

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    5. Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google that uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface, so it works primarily with web applications.
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    6. Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.
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    7. Phoenix OS is a personal computer operating system which is further researched and developed based on the Android platform, mainly orients to smart tablet, laptop, desktop computer and other large-screen devices.

      Bundleware

      It comes pre-installed with a set of Chinese apps, and displays ads upon launching any application.

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    8. Plasma Mobile turns your phone into a fully open hacking device, just like a PC. You can join us to start building new mobile experiences now.
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