What will happen to Ubuntu Phone after the return of Gnome?

Ubuntu Phone

Yesterday was quite busy for Ubuntu users, among other things because they found out that their famous desktop will cease to be from next year. This news is having rivers of digital ink and many wonder if Ubuntu Gnome will continue or not, or if Ubuntu MATE will disappear.

The uncertainties about this increase with each hour that passes without specifying such information, but surely many ask other types of questions What will happen to my Ubuntu Phone? Will development continue?

The truth is that Canonical has the last word on these questions. Still, everything seems to indicate that Ubuntu Phone is not in danger. Earlier this year, Ubuntu users received the news of do not release any device or new version until the arrival of the snap packages to Ubuntu phone, packages that continue to develop. On the other hand, MIR is also moving forward, so it is really only the desktop that will be suppressed.

Ubuntu Phone could go ahead but without Unity

Gnome will not arrive on Ubuntu Phone, but it can arrive another desktop or a launcher (as Android users call it) to continue with the mobile operating system. Changing the appearance but not the heart of our mobile. Another issue will be Convergence, a Convergence that will stop developing but that can make the mobile develop on one side and the desktop on another. Come on, Canonical will follow in the footsteps of Apple and Google in this regard.

I personally believe that Ubuntu Phone will continue, not only because of all these possibilities but also because of the fact that so far, Ubuntu has continued to bet on its mobile system and that gives me the assurance that it will continue. In any case, there is still a year left until Unity disappears and Gnome returns, a time in which many things can be changed Do not you think?

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  1.   Anonymous said

    Taking into account that the main asset of Ubuntu on mobile phones was convergence, that they have not announced a replacement and that they have not responded to the avalanche of news about the death of Ubuntu Phone for me it is clear that this project is dead.

    But hey, they say hope is the last thing to be lost, right?

  2.   Shupacabra said

    I feel dazed

  3.   Vladimir Moon said

    He's dead friend ... accept it: v ...

  4.   eljorge21 said

    Oh no!! I love unity is the reason why I always go back to ubuntu. I just hope they continue to develop it even though it is not predetermined 🙁

  5.   Jorge Aguilera said

    I really like Unity as ubuntu phone, I hope they continue to develop it as an alternative to those of us who didn't like the classic gnome.

  6.   Antonio Ferrer Ruiz said

    I don't like Unity, but I hope they don't hang Ubuntu Phone. I still hope that it will turn out to be a good system, although for now it has a long way to go. It is not yet fully functional for me.

  7.   jlop said

    They should switch to KDE. So they could use Plasma Mobile on mobile.

  8.   Adriano Ca said

    where can i get these phones

  9.   Louis dextre said

    genome is not past I think that if bam to return with genome I would have to put my hand to the environment so that it is lighter and that goes with numix circle it would be better that way they give it a good appearance for those common users

  10.   Jose Enrique Monterroso Barrero said

    How would it be installed on any cell phone? Thanks…