Ubuntu Phone Alternatives

    Ubuntu Phone is described as 'Ubuntu now runs on phones. With a beautifully designed, easy-to-use interface that enables users to find content and switch between apps faster than ever, it represents the alternative open source OS the mobile industry has been waiting for' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ubuntu Phone for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Android, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ubuntu Phone are Ubuntu Touch (Free, Open Source), Plasma Mobile (Free, Open Source), iOS (Free) and Sailfish OS (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 30, 2018

    1. B2G is a community maintained open source operating system for smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other connected devices. The project was started in 2011 and is based on the Linux kernel and Gecko rendering engine.

      Discontinued

      The project is discontinued.
      See: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Archive/B2G_OS

    2. QtMoko is debian distribution for Linux based SmartPhones, like Openmoko Freerunner and Goldelico's GTA04 phone. Phone and user interface is based on QT Extendeded formerly known as Qtopia..

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v58, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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