PureOS: One Linux for both PCs and Smartphones


There are quite a few people out there who want the same Linux on both their smartphone and their PC. Perhaps the best known of them is Canonical‘s Mark Shuttleworth. He tried for years to ignite a market for Ubuntu Linux running on tablets, smartphones, and PCs. It didn’t work. After years of effort, Canonical gave up on its one operating system for all platforms plans. Dreams don’t die. Now, Purism, the open-source laptop and smartphone vendor, is bringing the idea back to life with future releases of its PureOS Linux distribution.

Jeremiah Foster, the PureOS director, announced: “Purism’s PureOS is convergent, and has laid the foundation for all future applications to run on both the Librem 5 phone and Librem laptops, from the same PureOS release.”

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