Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Jolla’s first smartphone has been released on the 27th of November, in Finland. The developers have created some presentation videos, giving instructions on how to properly use some operating system functions.
Among others, the videos demo the following features: menus accessible by gestures, call answering, copy paste features, change keyboard, using the web browser, suspending and resuming from sleep, close applications, screen notifications, the use of “Pulley Menu”, the application menu, the basics.
Also Marcus Lundqvist, a Sailfish OS enthusiast and Jolla fan has created some demo videos of the device.
For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications. Apps can be installed via the Jolla Store, which will provide both Jolla and Android apps, or via F-Droid and Yandex Store.