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Linux Phone, Librem 5

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How often do we hear of phones that offer digital privacy and security? Librem 5 is a Linux powered smartphone that is built on PureOS, an open-source operating system that is completely free, secure and privacy focused.

PureOS: What is it and how is it built?

PureOS, developed by the company Purism is a general-purpose operating system based on Debian. It is a GNU/Linux based distribution that can be used either as live media or in the form of an operating system on a hard disk. PureOS is fully free for any purpose you want to use it for. The best part about the software is that it allows you to encrypt your data and entire operating system with your own password or encryption keys. It also helps you surf the web or use software apps without the fear of being tracked or controlled.

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PureOS 8.0 – Using GNOME 3.30 and Based on Debian 10 Buster

  • PureOS 8.0 – Using GNOME 3.30 and Based on Debian 10 Buster

    PureOS 8.0 is Purism’s in-house developed operating system based on the well-known Debian GNU/Linux OS, which the company is currently deploying on all of their Librem laptops, as well as the Librem 5 smartphone. Until now, PureOS was delivered only as a rolling release where you install once and receive updates forever.

    PureOS 8.0 based on Debian 10, using GNOME 3.30 as default desktop environment and powered by Linux Kernel 4.19 series. PureOS also comes bundled with a few desktop apps preinstalled for users, but its software library contains thousands of other apps they can install. All apps are Free Software

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