Mobian Alternatives

    Mobian is described as 'open-source project aimed at bringing Debian GNU/Linux to mobile devices'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Mobian for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Android Tablet, Self-Hosted solutions and VMware Workstation. The best alternative is Android, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mobian are LineageOS (Free, Open Source), Ubuntu Touch (Free, Open Source), Android-x86 (Free, Open Source) and /e/ (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 5, 2021

    1. Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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      • Linux
      • VirtualBox
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      • 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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    4. /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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    5. GrapheneOS is a privacy and security focused mobile OS with Android app compatibility developed as a non-profit open source project.
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    6. Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.
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    7. 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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    8. Everyone needs a phone. Not everyone wants governments and corporations tracking their every move and spying on their communications. CalyxOS lets you have your cake and eat it too, with "Privacy by Design".
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    9. Resurrection Remix ROM is ultimately full featured, stable and combined with the best features of open source roms. We are also providing lot of awesome original Resurrection Remix ROM add-on s in the builds.
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