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6 Upcoming Linux-Based Smartphone Operating Systems That Aren’t Android

Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry 10 aren’t the only smartphone operating systems vying for a place in your pocket. There are other smartphone operating systems in development — and they’re all Linux-based.

Google’s Android operating system is also based on Linux, although it’s very different from typical Linux distributions. Other smartphone platforms — especially Canonical’s Ubuntu Phone — are much closer to a typical Linux system.