To start using the os you need a device with PostmarketOS installed.
=== What Device to chose? ===
There are lots of device that can be usable with this OS, here is all supported device [https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Devices here] .
If you don't want to face instillation issues, just go with well supported devices. Here are some suggested devices that supported well.
* [https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Nokia_N900 Nokia N9]
=== What user interface is supported? ===
There are many user interface that is already running.
Recommended user interface is xfce and Plasma. As they are currently in development .
=== What toolkit is supported? ===
Most popular toolkit is supported.
* Qt toolkit > 5.10
* Gtk toolkit > 3.24.1
=== How to install pmOS ===
Installing pmOs is very easy. Here is a detail [https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Installation_guide guide]
=== Will the armhf packages will work on aarch64? ===
Yes, but why not use all CPU instructions of aarch64 and have faster binaries?
=== Support for flatpack,snap and Appimage is coming? ===
Nobody worked on this yet, and it's questionable how useful that would be. Even if we supported that, it would not be compatible with existing snaps/flatpacks etc, because the binaries in these are linked against the glibc (GNU libc), not against musl libc.
=== Any gui front-end for package management? ===
No. We'll need something like that. Supporting PackageKit could be one approach [https://gitlab.com/postmarketOS/pmaports/issues/12 pmaports#12].
=== Is there a repository only for postmarketOS? ===
Yes, we have our own repository. Here is the repo [http://postmarketos.brixit.nl/ link ]. The package build recipes (APKBUILDs) are in the
[ https://gitlab.com/postmarketOS/pmaports/ pmaports] repository.
=== What file system will be installed after flash? ===
We're only using ext4 right now. People can add other file-systems in [https://gitlab.com/postmarketOS/pmbootstrap/ pmbootstrap] if they need them.
=== What is the to-dos and future of os? ===
Detailed TODOs can be found in the gitlab [ https://gitlab.com/groups/postmarketOS/-/issues issues.]
Some of them have a "help wanted" label:[ https://gitlab.com/postmarketOS/pmbootstrap/issues?label_name%5B%5D=help+wanted here].
The big picture is discussed in this thread currently: [ https://gitlab.com/postmarketOS/postmarketos.org/issues/83 postmarketos.org#83].
=== Is postmarketOS is build (packages , kernel) in my system then make an image ? ===
You build the rootfs image on your PC with binary packages from the postmarketOS binary repository. Missing packages get built locally. But usually the repo is up-to-date. Building packages locally is useful for development.
=== which USB/Wireless peripherals works ? ===
* USB mouse and keyboard.