UBports develop and maintain Ubuntu Touch, a version of Ubuntu Linux for smartphones and tablets. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @ubports@framapiaf.org

There's also a PixelFed account at:

➡️ @ubports@pixelfed.social

The website is at ubports.com

(Ubuntu Touch was originally started by Canonical, but UBports took it over in 2017.)

Ubuntu Studio is a Linux distribution intended for creative people, and includes preinstalled free open software for image, audio, video and text editing. You can follow at:

➡️ @ubuntustudio

You can download or find out more from the official site at ubuntustudio.org

Alternatively, you can install the software on another flavour of Ubuntu using the Studio Installer: ubuntustudio.org/ubuntu-studio

TuxPhones.com is an independent news site about smartphones and tablets running the Linux operating system. You can follow at:

➡️ @tuxdevices

The website is at tuxphones.com

Lubuntu is a lightweight version of Ubuntu Linux. You can follow them at:

➡️ @lubuntu

It has much lower system requirements than Ubuntu, so you can install it on older machines.

Their official site is at lubuntu.me

Pocket Popcorn Computer is an upcoming handheld Linux-based computer using open source hardware and software. You can follow at:

➡️ @pocketpopcorn

The website is at pocket.popcorncomputer.com

OpenMandriva is a community-driven Linux distribution based on the now-defunct Mandriva. You can follow their account at:

➡️ @openmandriva

Their website is at openmandriva.org

Tails is a special version of Linux that aims for maximum privacy and anonymity. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @tails

Tails runs entirely off a USB stick, it uses @torproject to connect to the internet, and by default it resets/forgets everything you've done when you switch it off. (You can also optionally save encrypted data if you need to keep something.)

The official site is at tails.boum.org

Solus is a Linux distribution aimed at consumers and home users, you can follow at:

➡️ @Solus

You can find out more about it at getsol.us

It is available with a variety of different desktop environments including Budgie, Gnome, Mate and KDE Plasma.

The Linux Experiment is a video channel devoted to the Linux OS, Linux software, Linux phones, FOSS, de-Googlising and related topics. You can follow at:

➡️ @thelinuxexperiment

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at tilvids.com/accounts/thelinuxe

The videos cover a wide range of skill levels and distros.

Elementary OS is a free open source operating system which visually resembles MacOS, but is built upon Ubuntu Linux. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @elementary

The official site is at elementary.io

Plasma Mobile is a FOSS smartphone interface which runs on top of a Linux distribution. You can follow at:

➡️ @plasmamobile

Like its desktop counterpart Plasma, the Plasma Mobile project is run by @kde

The official website is at plasma-mobile.org

Plasma Mobile provides official images for running it on the Pinephone made by @PINE64

Geotechdigital (aka Geotechland) is a video blogger who focuses on FOSS, community projects, Linux etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @geotechdigital

It's a fairly new account so the videos may not be visible from your instance yet. If so, you can browse the PeerTube page directly instead at tilvids.com/accounts/geotechdi

Pine64 make low-price open hardware including Linux-based smartphones, laptops and tablets. You can follow them at:

➡️ @PINE64

Also, check out their new video channel at:

➡️ @pine64tilvids

As it's New Year's eve, here's Pine64's community roundup of 2020:


Their website is at pine64.org

HexDSL is a video blogger who posts entertaining chats about Linux, video games and assorted tech stuff. You can follow at:

➡️ @hexdsl

Here's an example video which combines all three topics:


PostmarketOS is a version of Linux for smartphones, based on the Alpine Linux distro. You can follow the official account at:

➡️ @postmarketOS

The official site is at postmarketos.org

Currently the PinePhone made by @PINE64 has the best compatibility with postmarketOS.

Many other devices are partially compatible (see wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Dev for their status).

Mobian is a version of Debian Linux designed for mobile devices. You can follow the project here:

➡️ @mobian

The official site is at mobian-project.org

Mobian currently runs on the Pinephone open smartphone made by @PINE64

GNOME makes the free open source desktop enviornment used by many versions of Linux including Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora etc. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @gnome

The project also develops the software environment that the desktop is based on.

The official website is at gnome.org

Brazilian users might also want to follow the GNOME Brasil account at @gnome_br (in Portuguese)

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