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Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant, ignorant (as such FlashTool is working well for years, already, and easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officialy supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here , will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant, ignorant (as such FlashTool is working well for years, already, and easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officialy supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant, ignorant (as such FlashTool is has been working well for years, already, including the F5121, and easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officialy supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant, arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as such FlashTool has been working well for years, including the F5121, and easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officialy supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as such FlashTool has been working well for years, including the F5121, and easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officialy officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as such FlashTool has been working well for years, including the F5121, and easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as such FlashTool has been working well for years, including the F5121, and is easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as such the FlashTool and fastboot way has been working well for years, including the F5121, and is easily installable) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the FlashTool "FlashTool and fastboot fastboot" way has been working well for years, including the F5121, and is easily installable) F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool, and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image.

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image. image (but rather the opposite).

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey people, folks, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (but (rather the opposite).

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).

Hey folks, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing).flashing it).

Hey folks, don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Side note: IMHO stating "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years, years for recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is absolutely no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Side note: IMHO stating the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years for with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Edit: Jolla's Howto for flashing under Linux is online.

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: Jolla's Howto for flashing under Linux is online.

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Edit: Jolla's Howto for flashing under Linux is online.

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

). Edit: Jolla's Howto for flashing under Linux is online.

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite). ).

Edit: Jolla's Howto for flashing SailfishX under Linux is online.

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's Howto for flashing SailfishX under Linux is online.for Linux CLI lovers.

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's Howto for flashing SailfishX under Linux for Linux CLI lovers.

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's Howto HowTo for flashing SailfishX under Linux for CLI lovers.lovers. Please note, that this does not constitute Jolla's officialy supported way of flashing SailfishX for end users (this HowTo ia intended for developers; reading it thoroughly may let one understand why).

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's HowTo for flashing SailfishX under Linux for CLI lovers. Please note, that this does not constitute Jolla's officialy supported way of flashing SailfishX for end users (this HowTo ia is intended for developers; developers, reading it thoroughly may let one understand why).

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's HowTo for flashing SailfishX under Linux for CLI lovers. Please note, that this does not constitute Jolla's officialy officially supported way of flashing SailfishX for end users (this HowTo is intended for developers, reading it thoroughly may let one understand why).

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's HowTo for flashing SailfishX under Linux for CLI lovers. Please note, that this does not constitute Jolla's officially supported way of flashing SailfishX for end users (this HowTo is intended for developers, reading users, as it thoroughly may let one understand why).is command line only.

Side note: IMHO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's HowTo for flashing SailfishX under Linux for CLI lovers. Please note, that this does not constitute Jolla's officially supported way of flashing SailfishX for end users, as it is command line only.

Edit 2:* Note that there is also Xperifirm (runs under Linux, Windows and MacOS) for downloading appropriate firmware images for your device, which integrates into Flashtool (download); together they provide a similar set of functions (and more) at the GUI as Emma. And if one is dissatisfied with Flashtool, there is Xflasher as a (bit more hackish) alternative.

Side note: IMHO note: IMO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).

Hey folks, please don't freak out over the fact, that the official way of flashing phones from Sony's Open Device Program (e.g. the F5121 aka Xperia X) is Emma. This is Sony's decision and not Jolla's.

There is no technical reason (or any indication) to assume that flashing under Linux with FlashTool and fastboot, as e.g. described here, will not work for the SailfishOS image (rather the opposite).

Edit: There is Jolla's HowTo for flashing SailfishX under Linux for CLI lovers. Please note, that this does not constitute Jolla's officially supported way of flashing SailfishX for end users, as it is command line only.

Edit 2:* Note that there is also Xperifirm (runs under Linux, Windows and MacOS) for downloading appropriate firmware images for your device, which integrates into Flashtool (download); together they provide a similar set of functions (and more) at the GUI as Emma. And if one is dissatisfied with Flashtool, there is Xflasher as a (bit more hackish) alternative.

Side note: IMO the statement "Jolla MUST provide a linux flash tool" is arrogant (ignoring all legal and support issues this would imply), ignorant (as the "FlashTool and fastboot" way has been working well for years with recent Sony phones, including the F5121) and simply idiotic (as you bought hardware from Sony, hence it is up to them to determine the officially supported way of flashing it).