@purism
So who needs this on a phone?

Do we not need: navigation, notes, speech to text, and anything innovative to be productive?

@nurinoas
No but it's a web server the possibilities are as endless as the novelty
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@viomentr
Sure.
Maybe it can also clean my house?
Kidding aside, seems a bit like loosing focus while phone is in delayed development...
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@nurinoas
Isn't this still Linux? Shouldn't it be able to do this and run hundreds other programs and utils with no porting whatsoever? Is this noteworthy?
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@viomentr
Anyway, looking forward to see where youtake this all. Without any further meaning.

Still believe that innovation for free mobile should help productivity... ease use ... assist in everyday life...
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Hej @nurinoas, everything you mention are indeed good for productivity. @purism decided to port GNOME to mobile which requires a lot of work under the hood.

Demonstrating an apache running is low effort once the work under the hood has been done but still requires polishing.

Porting a navigation to the platform requires some work. As for the notes, they have demonstrated xournal and a notepad in previous videos, which are fast and cheap ways to go on notes taking

@nurinoas @purism I will need that! And I'm not the only one. Being able to run all programs will solve a lot of problems that users now have with their locked down iOS or Android. Sync your data to a computer? Just run rsync via ssh. Run a wiki for your personal stuff? Install a web server and dokuwiki. No need for cloud providers or even internet access. This is innovative for me! Before that I had to take the crap that Apple or Google provided, soon I'll be able to provide my own services.

@nurinoas @purism Yes, I want the freedom to run all the software I want on all of my machines.

@honigdachse
Sure.
Just shows me that this phone has a different target group.
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@nurinoas @purism It certainly has. There will be no speech to text in the distant future for linux without massive support from the cloud or an app like WhatsApp. Although navigation may come eventually, there is some work going on like pure maps (github.com/rinigus/pure-maps).

@purism Glad to see the app switcher discretely demo’ed! After a bit of polishing to smooth it out it will be awesome, good work!

@thibaultamartin @purism
Ha, that's what I thought. It should be "app switcher - oh and btw, you can install Apache" 😉

@DavidBond @purism they don't, in fact. I tried it multiple times before.
They did answer my e-mail though they gave such an evasive answer that they could've just ignored that one, too.
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