Beginner's Resources

This book tracks the resources from: and Currently just Markdown dumps which need a bunch of work to make them useful.

Beginner's Resource Collection

Let's use this topic to collect some resources a beginner might find useful.

Keep this user-centric, there's other categories for development and other discussions.

*This is a wiki, so if you, dear reader, have something to add or edit, go ahead (you will need a certain [forum trust level]( though)!*

**Official Jolla Resources**
* [Jolla Store]( get your SailfishOS licenses here!
* [SailfishOS Blog]( for news, announcements and things
* [Jolla Together](  legacy discussion and support forum (read-only, may go away)

* [Jolla Service and Support]( a.k.a. Jolla Care 
* [Jolla@Zendesk]( Jolla customer care, where you can [create a new request]( and  [search]( for others

* [SailfishOS Wiki]( (developer-centric, with some user-related things)
* [SailfishOS Cheat Sheet]( for Power Users, and aren't we all
* [Community News]( monthly-ish news series on this forum

**Official User Guides**
* [User Guides]( the base (see also below links)
* [Jolla User Guide]( SF1.0 (outdated)
* [Jolla Tablet User Guide]( SF2.0 (outdated)

**Community Resources**
* [The Awesome SailfishOS Collection]( a, well, awesome list of resources just like this one, by @molan et. al. 
* [List of Android -> Sailfish OS applications](
* [Android apps and their Sailfish equivalents](
* [SailfishOS forum on]( the mother of all forums
* unofficial app resource: [OpenRepos](
* Telegram Group: [Sailfish OS Fan Club](
  * More discussion channels are linked in [this post](, including links for different messaging platforms and languages.

**Third Party Resources**
* Sony [Open Devices](

**Technical Resources/Guides**
* [Guide: Installing Sailfish X on Xperias](
   * [Increasing the "root" LVM volume size](

* [Guide: Creating partitions on SD-card, optionally encrypted](
* [Guide: Externalising android_storage and other directories or files to SD-card](
  Note that externalising Android storage does not work for AlienDalivik (AAS) on Xperia XA2, 10, 10 II ans 10 III, yet.
* [Guide: Fix certificate issues on SailfishOS, e.g. DST X3 root certificate on older SailfishOS (e.g. Jolla1 with 3.4)](
* [Some export (backup) functionality](

**App Stores /  Repositories Guides**
(enlisted here or in a separated thread ?)
* [How to install app's thread](

Awesome Sailfish

# Awesome Sailfish OS [![Awesome](](

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A curated list of awesome Sailfish OS resources.

Sailfish OS is a mobile operating system based on open source and developed by the Finnish mobile company Jolla Ltd. and the Sailfish OS community.

## Contents

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- [Sailfish OS](#sailfish-os)
- [Jolla](#jolla)
- [Application Sources / Stores](#application-sources--stores)
- [Useful Communications Apps](#useful-communications-apps)
- [Tips and Tricks](#tips-and-tricks)
- [Instant Messaging, Social Media and other](#instant-messaging-social-media-and-other)
  - [In English](#in-english)
  - [In German](#in-german)
  - [In French](#in-french)
  - [In Spanish](#in-spanish)
  - [In Italian](#in-italian)
  - [In Turkish](#in-turkish)
  - [In Chinese](#in-chinese)
  - [In Russian](#in-russian)
  - [In Arabian](#in-arabian)
- [Academic](#academic)
- [Related](#related)
- [License](#license)

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## Sailfish OS

* [Sailfish OS Forum]( - Official discussion forum
* [Sailfish OS Release Notes]( - Sailfish OS and SDK release notes
* [Sailfish OS Documentation]( - Documentation for Sailfish OS and app developers and translations
* [Sailfish OS Community]( - About the Sailfish OS community
* [Sailfish OSS]( - List of the different components of Sailfish OS and whether they are OSS
* [Community Hardware Adaptations]( - List of unofficial Sailfish OS ports

## Jolla
* [Jolla Website]( - official Jolla website
* [Jolla Shop]( - download and/or buy official Sailfish OS ports
* [Jolla on Facebook]( - official Facebook account
* [Jolla on Twitter]( - official Twitter account

## Application Sources / Stores
* []( - Unofficial app website maintained by the community
* [Storeman app for (Github)]( - Sailfish OS client for
* [Sailfish OS Chum Community Repository (Github)]( - provides a collection of applications, tools and libraries
* [Sailfish OS Chum GUI]( - Sailfish OS client for the chum community repository 

## Useful Communications Apps
* [Communi]( - IRC client
* [Sailtrix]( - Matrix client
* [Fernschreiber]( - Telegram client
* [Tooter β]( - Mastodon client
* [Piepmatz]( - Twitter client

## Tips and Tricks

* [Sailfish OS Cheat Sheet]( - Collection of Development Commands
* [Sailfish Useful Commands]( -
  Collection of useful commands that are not so easy to remember
* [Equivalents in Sailfish]( - List that shows Android apps and their Sailfish equivalents (outdated)

## Instant Messaging, Social Media and other

### In English

* Sailfish OS Fan Club (group chat for all things related to Sailfish OS)
  * [Information and chat rules](
  * [Telegram](
  * [ IRC #sailfishos-fanclub bridge](
  * [Matrix bridge](
* Sailfish OS News Channel 
  * [Telegram](
  * [Mastodon](
* SailfishOS-Meeting (official regular meetings by Jolla)
  * [Meeting announcements and information](
  * [ IRC #sailfishos-meeting](
  * [Matrix bridge](
  * [Telegram bridge (read-only)](
* Sailfish OS on IRC (official channel by Jolla)
  * [ IRC #sailfishos](
  * [Matrix bridge](
* Sailfish OS Porters (group chat about hardware adaptions)
  * [ IRC #sailfishos-porters](
  * [Matrix bridge](
  * [Telegram bridge](
* NemoMobile (Nemo Mobile UX group chat)
  * [Telegram](
  * [IRC bridge](
  * [Matrix bridge](

### In German

* [Sailfish OS Community]( - Telegram group chat

### In French

* [SailfishOS Francophonie]( - Telegram group chat

### In Spanish

* [Sailfish ES]( - Telegram group chat

### In Italian

* [Jolla Community Italia]( - Website with Sailfish OS related news, guides, forum and other resources
* [Jolla Community Italia Channel]( - Telegram channel with news from the Italian community (read-only)
* [Jolla Community Italia Club]( - Telegram group chat 

### In Turkish

* [SailfishOS TR]( - Telegram group chat
* [Sailfish OS - MaxiCep]( - Sub forum about Sailfish OS

### In Chinese

* SailfishOS Fan Club
  * [Jolla-Sailfish OS 中文交流群]( - Telegram group chat
  * [IRC bridge]( - IRC-bridge to the Telegram group chat
  * [旗鱼俱乐部]( - Community forum

### In Russian

* [Sailfish OS / Aurora OS chat]( - Telegram group chat

### In Arabian

* Sailfish OS Arabic Community
  * [Telegram](
  * [Matrix bridge]( 

## Academic
* [Asterism: Decentralized File Sharing Application for Mobile Devices](
* [Method and Tools for Automated End-to-end Testing of Applications for Sailfish OS](
* [Cross-platform development for Sailfish OS and Android: Architectural patterns and “dictionary trainer” application case study](

* [Awesome Qt]( -
  Curated list of awesome Qt and QML libraries, resources, projects, and shiny

## License