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Work is Underway to Make the GNOME Web Browser Mobile Friendly

purism phone gifTo do well, the upcoming Linux-powered Librem 5 smartphone will need a decent set of mobile-ready apps — and a good web browser is key to that. Hoping to step up to the plate is GNOME Web (aka Epiphany), whose developers are working hard to make sure that the webkit-based browser is in fine form […]

This post, Work is Underway to Make the GNOME Web Browser Mobile Friendly, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Purism Librem 5 Phone Will Use Faster i.MX8 Chipset

kde phonePurism has delivered its first progress report on development of the Librem 5 Phone, which it successfully crowdfunded last year. It remains early days for the fledgling Linux phone, but decisions are starting to be made on the  kind of hardware that will power the device. Purism seems confident that the Librem 5 handset will […]

This post, Purism Librem 5 Phone Will Use Faster i.MX8 Chipset, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Listen to the Purism Librem 5 Phone Ringtones

purism librem 5 linux smartphonePurism has unveiled the default ringtones which will be used on the Librem 5 phone. The sounds come by way of a community-based contest (which I have to admit I wasn’t aware of before now) held alongside the Linux phone’s crowdfunding campaign. Five winning tones were selected from what Purism say was an “overwhelming” submissions pool, one each […]

This post, Listen to the Purism Librem 5 Phone Ringtones, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Success — Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Reaches Its Goal

purism librem 5 linux smartphonePurism’s crowdfunding campaign to create a pure Linux smartphone has reached its goal. The security-conscious US-based Linux laptop vendor has raised the full $1.5 million target it sought. The money will be used to help fund the development and manufacture of a 5-inch privacy-focused smartphone, dubbed the ‘Librem 5’. And all with two weeks left to […]

This post, Success — Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Reaches Its Goal, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Just Passed 50% Of Its Goal with a Month Left

purism librem 5Purism’s Linux phone crowdfunding campaign has now passed 50% of its overall goal. It seems that getting the backing of both GNOME and KDE has given the Librem 5 campaign a boost of publicity, and a stack of new pledges. At the time of writing the project has snagged $777,536 in pledges against a goal of $1,500,000 […]

This post, Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Just Passed 50% Of Its Goal with a Month Left, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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