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Purism finally starts shipping the Libre5 GNU/Linux phone

Posted 10-28-2019 at 08:31 AM by zeebra

I haven't been paying attention, but I just noticed Purism who is behind the Librem phone has moved away from pre-orders to actual shipments. This is great news. It is actually happening. But they are sold out! (which is also in a way good news).

The Librem 5 is a "smartphone" that comes with PureOS, an actual GNU/Linux distro, not busybox/Linux or some other fake Linux variant, but real GNU. This is an actual GNU/Linux phone, maybe the first one (not sure about Mer/Linux...
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GNU/Linux hardware part2 - tuxedo computers

Posted 10-11-2019 at 06:08 AM by zeebra
Updated 10-11-2019 at 06:11 AM by zeebra

Not a new thing, but worth mentioning is, which I have known about for awhile but not really taken any note of. Last time I checked it many years ago, it was relatively small, but re-checking it was a kind of wakeup call. The company is definitely doing their own thing, and have a large range of "self-assembled" and designed systems on offer. Perhaps even the biggest and most varied.

I cannot find much information about the company, beyond being based...
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