"How can I live without a mobile phone then? Is it inconvenient?"
It may not be convenient but Stallman does it, so it is clearly doable. He
gets around the entire planet on his various speaking trips without a cell
"I like using bluetooth earphones or headphones on the go. I am thinking of
carrying a computer folded in a backpack, running free software and supplying
me with audio via bluetooth. Is there an obvious reason why this would not
I think that would work very well. You may also want to look into
https://jmp.chat/ which is run by our very own free software person Denver
Gingerich. You get a phone number, and do your calls using XMPP/Jabber.
Denver gave a talk about this at the FSF's yearly LibrePlanet conference this
last March. It was called "A fully-free cell phone experience, no baseband
required" and can be seen at