Independent manufacturer of smartphones that are as ethical as possible. There are fair wages and fair working conditions all the way down the supply chain including the raw materials, the phones are modular so users can replace or upgrade parts themselves, recycled materials are used as far as possible, the phones are supported for as long as possible, and there’s support for de-Googled versions of Android.
Version of Debian Linux designed for mobile devices.
Develops free open source alternatives to Google’s proprietary services in Android.
Version of Linux for smartphones, based on the Alpine Linux distro.
European company selling de-Googlised Android smartphones. The phones themselves are made by established manufacturers such as Fairphone and Samsung, and can be refurbished models if you want to reduce the impact on the environment (or if you just want a cheaper phone).
FOSS smartphone interface developed by KDE which runs on top of a Linux distribution.
Independent site with news and articles about mobile devices running Linux.
Develops and maintains Ubuntu Touch, a Linux-based operating system for smartphones and tablets. Ubuntu Touch was originally started by Canonical, but UBports took over development and maintenance in 2017.
Manufacturer of low-price Linux-based smartphones, computers, smartwatches etc. Their products are aimed at technology fans who like to customise and tinker with gadgets.
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German non-profit organisation which helps ordinary people “de-Google” their phones by installing privacy-friendly operating systems. They run events to help with this including workshops, exhibitions, lectures etc.
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The E Foundation develops and maintains a free open source privacy-friendly de-Googled version of Android, which you can either install yourself on your existing phone or buy pre-installed on a new phone. They sell pre-installed phones through the Murena brand, all of which are manufactured by established companies like Fairphone, Samsung etc.
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Sells privacy-friendly FOSS security keys, de-Googled smartphones, Linux laptops etc.
German company which sells smartphones with pre-installed de-googlised Android or Ubuntu Touch.
Fediverse address (in English and German):
Set of specifications and free open source tools to help users get more control over how their phone’s (or computers’s) notifications are handled. There are options for self-hosting notification systems if needed.
French mobile phone network co-operative. The co-op is owned by its members who vote on the direction it should take. They are also part the FairtecEU group which campaigns for more ecologically sustainable and privacy-friendly digital services.
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