The Mobian project aims to bring Debian to mobile devices. Over time, the idea is to minimize the Mobian specific pieces by “upstreaming” customization to the original projects. It is maintained by 2 distinct (but overlapping) teams:


For a list of supported devices, along with installation instructions for each one, see Supported Devices.

Wiki pages

See our FAQ page if you have questions.

For a list of mobile-friendly apps, see the "What applications can I use for "X"?" section of our FAQ.

For instructions on how to do common things you may want to do with your Mobian device, see How-to.

For instructions on how to tweak common things you may want to tweak with on Mobian device, see Tweaks.

For information on accessibility, see Accessibility.

For information on hardware accessories for devices Mobian supports, see Hardware Accessories.

If you want to contribute to Mobian, see Contribute.


Follow us



Project wiki: (Wayback archive of old wiki, deprecated since Aug 2023)


Matrix: - bridged to IRC, XMPP, Telegram

Matrix: - for porting-related discussions

IRC: #mobian on OFTC - bridged to Matrix, XMPP, Telegram

XMPP: - bridged to Matrix, IRC, Telegram

Telegram: - bridged to Matrix, IRC, XMPP

Report bugs

Remember a chat room isn't a bug tracker: bugs reported to the Mobian room will be ignored; such reports MUST go to or . For the latter, an introduction to bug reporting is available at

Sources and development

Mobian vs Debian vs upstream:

Salsa: (for upstream development; deprecated for the Debian level of Mobian as of 2022-07-08):

Search all debian source code:

Development pipeline overview for PACKAGE: