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== What is Plasma Mobile ==
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Plasma Mobile offer a Free (as in Freedom and beer), user-friendly, privacy-enabling and customizable platform for mobile devices. Plasma Mobile is Free software and developed in an open process. Plasma Mobile is currently under development, a prototype running on a smartphone and providing basic functionality is available.
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== Why? ==
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The most common offerings on mobile devices lack openness and trust. In a world of walled gardens, we want to create a platform that respects and protects the user's privacy to the fullest. We want to provide a fully open base which others can help develop and use for themselves, or in their products.
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== What's the status? ==
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Plasma Mobile is available as a developer prototype running on an LG Nexus 5 smartphone. It can make and receive phone calls, provides a workspace to manage the system and a task switcher to control and navigate apps on the device.
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== Where can I find... ==
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More info, such as installation instructions, is available in the <a href="http://community.kde.org/Plasma/Mobile">Plasma Mobile</a> wiki and on the <a href="http://www.plasma-mobile.org">Plasma Mobile website</a>
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The code for various Plasma Mobile components can be found on <a href="https://projects.kde.org/projects/playground/mobile">git.kde.org</a>
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You can ask questions in our <a href="http://forum.plasma-mobile.org">Plasma Mobile</a> forum, or send an email to the <a href="https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/plasma-devel">plasma-devel</a> mailing list, or (for private inquiries) to Sebastian Kügler (sebas@kde.org).
  
 
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Revision as of 11:02, 21 July 2015

What is Plasma Mobile

Plasma Mobile offer a Free (as in Freedom and beer), user-friendly, privacy-enabling and customizable platform for mobile devices. Plasma Mobile is Free software and developed in an open process. Plasma Mobile is currently under development, a prototype running on a smartphone and providing basic functionality is available.

Why?

The most common offerings on mobile devices lack openness and trust. In a world of walled gardens, we want to create a platform that respects and protects the user's privacy to the fullest. We want to provide a fully open base which others can help develop and use for themselves, or in their products.


What's the status?

Plasma Mobile is available as a developer prototype running on an LG Nexus 5 smartphone. It can make and receive phone calls, provides a workspace to manage the system and a task switcher to control and navigate apps on the device.


Where can I find...

More info, such as installation instructions, is available in the <a href="http://community.kde.org/Plasma/Mobile">Plasma Mobile</a> wiki and on the <a href="http://www.plasma-mobile.org">Plasma Mobile website</a> The code for various Plasma Mobile components can be found on <a href="https://projects.kde.org/projects/playground/mobile">git.kde.org</a> You can ask questions in our <a href="http://forum.plasma-mobile.org">Plasma Mobile</a> forum, or send an email to the <a href="https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/plasma-devel">plasma-devel</a> mailing list, or (for private inquiries) to Sebastian Kügler (sebas@kde.org).

Development Setup
Tips for setting up a development environment
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Flashing
Flashing the Kubuntu-based reference implementation onto a Nexus 5
Running Apps
How to start run on a Plasma Mobile device
Virtual Keyboard
How to set up the Maliit virtual keyboard

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