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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How is OpenPhoenux pronounced?

A: I do not care what you call it as long as you use it.

Q: What does OpenPhoenux stand for?

A: the acronym stands for

  • Open - openness and freedom for the user
  • Phoenix - a bird rising from the ashes of the more or less abandoned Openmoko project
  • Phone - a smartphone
  • Linux - Linux and open source based

Q: Why a new project and not continuing Openmoko?

A: Openmoko was founded by FIC and Openmoko, Inc. They own the trade mark and run the servers but have not contributed significantly since 2009.