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... Ubuntu Touch
Ubuntu Touch is the touch-friendly mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system. Originally designed and developed by Canonical, it now lives on in the UBports community.
Ubuntu Touch offers a completely different approach to using your smartphone or tablet than using say Android or iOS. The intuitive user interface allows you to access all of your phones features by swiping from the edges of the screen to access your apps, tools and settings all with one hand and no on-screen buttons. It looks great and feels smooth.
Link you phone to a monitor, mouse and keyboard and you can use your phone as your laptop or desktop replacement. You only need one device. Your phone with Ubuntu Touch!
UBports is a world wide community of actual living people who who place high value - not just on a 'flashy user experience' - but also on bigger picture items like freedom and creativity. Although UBports began with a simple copy and paste of the programming code from the promising Ubuntu Touch platform, this was merely a starting point for something that would soon become much greater.
The UBports project was founded by Marius Gripsgard in 2015 and in its infancy was a place where developers could share ideas and educate each other in hopes of bringing the Ubuntu Touch platform to more and more devices.
After Canonical suddenly announced their plans to terminate support of Ubuntu Touch in the beginning of 2017, the programming source code for the project was, thanks to the hard work of many volunteers, picked up and moved into the free software community where the project could not only be maintained but also expanded.
Starting first as a handful of developers meeting on... Read on