The use of mobile devices has increased considerably in the past decade. It has been over two years since mobile browsing took over desktop. The usability of mobile devices has exploded, too. Mobile devices now come with huge processing power.
We often dismiss mobile platforms as serious workhorses for developers, but today, it’s possible to take advantage of mobile portability with a level of flexibility that gets closer to the desktop every year.
This post explains the process of running a Linux development environment from your mobile device using Samsung Dex.
A Brief History of Samsung Dex
Samsung Dex is a platform that allows you to use the computing power of your mobile device to run a desktop-like environment. It was introduced in 2017 and has been actively developed since. The number of devices that can run Dex has increased steadily. In this post, we explore how to set up a Linux development environment through Samsung Dex.