The neighborhood round Linux telephones is attention-grabbing. The telephones do promote to lots of people, but it surely appears a whole lot of these individuals come again to complain that Linux telephones isn’t what they anticipated it’s.
For some motive all of the distributions for the PinePhone are bending over backwards to offer an Android or iOS expertise on the cellphone. The working techniques are judged on the quantity of apps preinstalled and each tiny difficulty labels the distribution as fully unusable.
Stability doesn’t matter in any respect, so long as there are options! extra options! Doesn’t matter there are 20 patches on prime of each package deal and issues aren’t upstreamed. Doesn’t matter if the kernel is stuffed with hacks with no upstream in sight for many issues.
The at the moment out there ‘true’ Linux telephones don’t appear to be, properly, any good. They’ve acquired a whole lot of work forward of them, and anyone anticipating a completely functioning smartphone expertise from the PinePhone or Librem 5 will likely be dissatisfied. I’ve no clue about doable options to this downside.