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postmarketOS is described as '(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' and is a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to postmarketOS for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Android Tablet, Linux Mobile and Android-x86. The best alternative is LineageOS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like postmarketOS are Android, Ubuntu Touch, /e/ and Android-x86.

postmarketOS alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Mobile OSs or Android ROMs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of postmarketOS.
This page was last updated Feb 5, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Linux Mobile

postmarketOS (pmOS), is a touch-optimized, pre-configured Alpine Linux that can be installed on smartphones and other...

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  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.

  2. Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.



  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".

  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.

  5. Android-x86

    • 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.



  6. GrapheneOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    GrapheneOS is a privacy and security focused mobile OS with Android app compatibility developed as a non-profit open source project.

  7. 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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  8. Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.

  9. Plasma Mobile

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE
    • Linux Mobile

    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.

  10. LineageOS for microG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    LineageOS unofficial fork with built-in microG gapps implementation.

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