Linux for mobile devices
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As can be learned from the article Linux range of use, Linux kernel-based operating systems are ubiquitously found on diverse hardware platforms. This article, Linux for mobile devices, is about the use of Linux kernel-based operating systems on all sorts of mobile devices, whose primary or only Human interface device (HID) is a touchscreen.
This is a list of many Linux kernel-based operating systems used on mobile devices. They differ from one another in parts of the middleware or the entire middleware, and in that they employ individual UIs.
- Android (operating system)
- Plasma Mobile
- Sailfish OS
- SHR (operating system)
- Ubuntu Touch (discontinued by Canonical, adopted by UBports Community)
- LuneOS (based on HP webOS)
- PureOS (announced for 2018)
- Firefox OS (discontinued)
- Openmoko Linux (discontinued)
- OpenZaurus (discontinued)
- Bada (discontinued)
- Ubuntu Touch (formerly Ubuntu Mobile)
- Maemo Leste (fork of discontinued Maemo based on Devuan)
- Moblin (discontinued)
- MeeGo (discontinued)
- BusyBox – small footprint alternative to GNU Core Utilities, under GNU GPLv2
- Toybox – BSD licensed alternative to BusyBox
- Smart Common Input Method
- Intelligent Input Bus
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