Just yesterday I stumbled on the Hacker News post about Sxmo: Simple X Mobile – A Pinephone UI that is simple and suckless. I needed to try this out, OF COURSE…
Tiling window manager (Suckless'
dwm) as a mobile Linux phone UI… tailor made Pinephone button actions… swipe gestures… context menu (Suckless' dmenu)… onscreen keyboard… scripts… 🤓️
Installation went smoothly, afterwards login screen is greeting:
The overall experience is certainly interesting, to say the least.
While I clearly wouldn't want to use this as my main mobile phone interface, I will totally consider this as a preferred UI for ultra-mobile (a.k.a. "on the go") terminal usage (think: ssh'ing into servers).
But then—unfortunaltely—I had to wipe the device in order to (yet again) switch OS. This time to Ubuntu Touch (UBports), as I'm looking fwd. to test the OTA feature…
Well, I guess one Pinephone is simply not enough for me 🤷