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Can you help me complete a list of the open-source operating systems that can be installed on smartphones in replacement of Android and their respective supported device list?

So far, I found :

Android Apps support :

  • SailFishOS can run Android apps with via the proprietary Dalvik Turbo VM.
  • Anbox can be used to run Android apps in a LXC container on Linux distrubutions for which Anbox has been packaged for.
  • Waydroid can also be used to run Android apps in a LXC container on Linux distrubutions for which Waydroid has been packaged for.
  • LineageOS : you have to install the F-Droid app store manually than you will be able to install the Aurora Store (A Google Playstore Client) from the F-Droid app store.
  • LineageOS for microG provides the F-Droid app store with which you can install the Aurora Store (A Google Playstore Client) from the F-Droid app store.
  • /e/OS provides the F-Droid app store and /e/Installer (official /e/OS App store), you can also install the Aurora Store (A Google Playstore Client) from the F-Droid app store.

N.B.: For SailFishOS devices, you have to buy the SailFish X license which is about $50 otherwise you won't get the support, the updates nor the Android App support.

Just found the Tuxphones site :)

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The Wikipedia entry for FirefoxOS, which was discontinued in 2017, lists a few more; e.g., H5OS, KaiOS of which I don't know the license terms.

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    Thanks. These are based on FirefoxOS which is based on the Linux kernel (such as Android). I'm more specifically attracted by Linux distribution based OSes.
    – SebMa
    Dec 15, 2021 at 20:04

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