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Distributions offering Plasma Mobile


Manjaro ARM

Manjaro ARM is the Manjaro distribution, but for ARM devices. It’s based on Arch Linux ARM, combined with Manjaro tools, themes and infrastructure to make install images for your ARM device.

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For the PinePhone, you can find generic information on Pine64 wiki.


openSUSE, formerly SUSE Linux and SuSE Linux Professional, is a Linux distribution sponsored by SUSE Linux GmbH and other companies. Currently openSUSE provides Tumbleweed based Plasma Mobile builds.



For the PinePhone, you can find generic information on Pine64 wiki.


PostmarketOS (pmOS), is a touch-optimized, pre-configured Alpine Linux that can be installed on smartphones and other mobile devices. View the device list to see the progress for supporting your device.

For devices that do not have prebuilt images, you will need to flash it manually using the pmbootstrap utility. Follow instructions here. Be sure to also check the device’s wiki page for more information on what is working.

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Neon based reference rootfs

Image based on KDE Neon. KDE Neon itself is based upon Ubuntu 20.04 (focal). This image is based on the dev-unstable branch of KDE Neon, and always ships the latest versions of KDE frameworks, KWin and Plasma Mobile compiled from git master.

There is no ongoing work for maintaining the images at the moment.



Download the image, uncompress it and flash it to a SD-card using dd or a graphical tool. The PinePhone will automatically boot from a SD-Card. To install to the embedded flash, please follow the instructions in the Pine wiki.

Desktop Devices

Neon based amd64 ISO image

This ISO image is using the same packages as the Neon based reference rootfs, just compiled for amd64. It can be tested on non-android intel tablets, PCs and virtual machines.