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What's the state of ? Is it suitable as a daily driver? (i.e. can I reliably get texts and phone calls without fuss?)

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@dorian I am interested in the answer from anyone in Finland.

(As of the last I checked, all setups for the modem and phone were manual, and finding the settings from my carrier's website was not really possible in the format that was expected... and because it was "hit and miss" for documentation as to what we'd need, I wasn't going to go to the tech support folks until I knew EXACTLY what I was needing.)

I have 2, old version and 'fixed motherboard' version, so the sound issue on the first should be fixed on the 2nd.

I'm interested in the PHONE part, not the software part, as I will be trying all the non-phosh setups. I actually am probably going to be using sxmo, to be honest.

@Truck @dorian in France, it is suitable as a daily driver phone (SMS+calls) and internet navigator, the APN are automatically detected and everything works fine.

If you need a real smartphone, though (emails, IMs, notifications...) then it's definitely still far behind Android phones.

@silmathoron @dorian No, I want a _PHONE_ that runs an OS that is not made by a large conglomerate with openly antisocietal goals.

I'd rather it run a BSD but ... well I'll get one of the BSD's working on the older device (:

I'll try the APN autodetection when I am not ... upgrading the kitchen. Did you happen to use the 17-in-one distro to try this? (as I'm fairly sure sxmo is likely not equipped with the same APN detection scripts... but I will try, when I have time, anyway.)

(Yes, I came by the computer to look for somewhere to find a tiny drillbit at this hour, figuring it's not possible, but may as well look.)

@Truck @dorian ah, I haven't tried APN detection on sxmo, though I expected this to occur at the pmOS rather than at the DE level, but maybe I'm wrong...
In any case, it works with Phosh and Plasma Mobile

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