Well the pinephone is here, I've also been feeling a sense of exciting dread. I wonder if the two are related? Is the ghost of a sadmin stirring within me?

But for you #pinephone enthusiasts is there any compelling reason not to use postmarketos with sxmo? I've not used alpine before but arch+xmonad is my daily driver on my lappy and sometimes desktop. I don't really have the time to check out everything so I figured I'd just compare it and the arch build. Feedback?

@Naeva
i tried just about every other combination, including pmOS+sxmo, which was okay except for package availability. Arch + i3 is what I usually run, so it feels familiar.

I honestly don't like almost any of the design decisions of sxmo; the button bindings, the menu system, hooks. It feels needlessly complex. The scripts and daemons for phone functionality are the main draw, for me. I do most things in terminal apps, and the keyboard is comfortable and customizable.

@psyklax Yeah fair enough, so far I'm a fan of the bindings but I'm still just setting it up.

I will say it does seem like maybe the keys aren't debounced or something? or the timing is just way too sensitive so I'm going to have to adjust that.

With you on terminal mainly, I used to run headless for a long time. Realistically most of my computing is like browser + emacs + ncmpcpp + neomutt. I'm a fan of universal interfaces and keyboards I guess /shrug

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