Sailfish OS release1 for Fairphone 2

@mschilli87 I noticed a problem in the repos which might cause the problem you had, could you try again but first update to and then to

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No, I did run the exact command provided in the section I linked:

# on host:
ssh nemo@fp2

# on FP2:
ssu release
ssu lr
devel-su zypper clean -a
devel-su zypper ref -f
version --dup

Thank you so much! That solved the issue. :tada:

My FP2 power cycled three or four times during version --dup's download phase (though it was connected to power all the time) but I was always able to reconnect and restart the process with version --dup picking up the download it was interrupted in. Once it reached the actual installation, it completed in one go and after rebooting into I repeated the whole procedure (without random reboots while downloading) for

I’ll leave flashing the modem partition for another day. I had enough excitement for today. :wink:

Thank you so much for the super fast and spot-on reply. :heart:

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Successfully updated from beta9 to release1 :slight_smile:

| Sailfish OS (Rokua)

“On the FP2s the phone always reboots regardless if i press the power button…”

Same with me, constantly.

@mal are you working on providing SailfishOS 4?

Yes, I will also make Sailfish 4 available for Fairphone 2 once the new version is release. The previous release to for FP2 has been delayed quite long and maybe I should just release it and not try to get kernel updated for that and do the kernel update for 4.0.


Any Sailfish version for FP3 would be great! Does the kernel update solve the issues you mentioned on #sailfishos-porters?

Sailfish OS for FP3 needs to wait until the next Sailfish OS release is public because it will be 64-bit build and some parts are only properly supported in that release.


And now that SFOS 4.0 is out? :wink: SFOS for FP3? :wink:

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My Sailfish OS 4.0.1 FP3 test build has everything working except webgl in browser and fingerprint support based on initial testing. Need cleanup some things and do some more verification and hopefully fix those remaining issues.


I’m in the process of setting up a used phone to carry around for CoronaWarnApp and maybe switch my FP3 to SFOS, once it will be available.

I’m quite interested as I’m seriously considering switching my FP2 to SFOS to (nearly) completely quit android, even more if SFOS 4 becomes available. Thanks for your work @mal!
I’ll take time to have a look and test Sailfish!

Do any of you have any user experiences to provide?

I am running SFOS on a FP2 as my only phone and I have no issues at all. Also have a look at Using Sailfish OS on the FP2 - Experiences and Issues for more experience reports.

Looking forward to SFOS 4. :slight_smile:


Yes, looking forward to SFOS 4 on FP3 :wink:

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Hi! Do you have a 4 build for fairphone 2? I’d really love to try that. I have and old version 2 I’d dedicate to the 4 builds. I’m still running an old jolla and have a Volla, but the old build (3.4?) on the volla has such a poor browser i switched back to android (which i loathe). I basically need the phone to test web apps so I’m sort of hooped for a daily driver without a ‘more or less’ modern browser.

Thanks! At some point you become a member of so many communities you can’t keep track :slight_smile:

Incidently, I could host zip files on a server for ya. Let me know…

(Quoted the wrong post at first.)

I installed the build without much trouble. Actually, I had done it a first time without having read the instructions correctly, it worked the second time smoothly (except I hadn’t been able to start FPOS 18.04 after installing it, so I couldn’t calibrate the sensor and don’t quite know if it works).
I really like the concept and find it very interesting. Unfortunately, I discovered SFOS on FP2 doesn’t integrate Alien-Dalvik, and I got used to many android features and apps which makes it a no-go for me. Also, the UI is closed source.
But nevertheless great OS! Plenty of things I would like to see in android.

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I’m wondering where which irc server I should go to :slight_smile: