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 LineageOS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mobian 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 Jul 5, 2021

    1. MIUI is a stock and aftermarket firmware for smartphones and tablet computers based on Android. MIUI, developed by Xiaomi, includes various features such as theming support. It is updated every Friday based on the feedback from its test users.
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    2. postmarketOS (pmOS), is a touch-optimized, pre-configured Alpine Linux that can be installed on smartphones and other mobile devices. The project is at very early stages of development and is not usable for most users yet. We develop a sustainable mobile OS


    3. Mobile-optimized with the flexibility, ubiquity and stability of the Linux core and a cutting edge user experience built with the renowned Qt™ platform.
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    4. Full Play Services compatibility Our ROM has built-in microG free-as-in-freedom re-implementation of Google's proprietary Android user space apps and libraries.
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    5. Tizen is an open source mobile and device operating system based on Linux developed by Samsung and Intel.
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    6. PrimeOS is an Android-x86 based OS which provides desktop experience on any x86 based device providing user top of the line features like multi-window, taskbar and deca-pro key mapper for gamers.
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    7. OxygenOS is an Android-based OS developed by OnePlus exclusively for their smartphones.
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    8. Install Ubuntu touch on smart phone.
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Sentio Desktop transforms your smartphone into a laptop by making Android function like a familiar desktop OS. Pair it with the Superbook hardware for the full laptop experience.
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      Slim ROM is super-lightweight Android ROM for Samsung Galaxy phones, that's aimed at advanced users. Slim is designed to trim the fat down to the bare essentials and give you a fast and clean Android installation.
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