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Ubuntu is a Debian Linux-based open source operating system for desktop computers.

46 Ubuntu Alternatives & Competitors


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Kubuntu

Kubuntu

Linux operating system distribution derived from Ubuntu but with KDE environment.


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Bedrock Linux

Bedrock Linux

A meta Linux distribution which allows users to utilize features from other, typically mutually…


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Spez Linux

A better experience, on the computer you already own.


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Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux is a new linux distribution which is based on arch linux. Get ManjaroWelcome to the official Manjaro Linux Installation Media page . Read more about Manjaro Linux.


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openSUSE

openSUSE

The openSUSE project has three main goals: make openSUSE the easiest Linux for anyone to obtain; leverage open source collaboration; dramatically simplify and open the development and packaging processes.


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OpenBSD

OpenBSD

FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system


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CentOS

CentOS

CentOS is a community-supported, free and open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise…


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Linux Mint

Linux Mint

Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people.


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Debian

Debian

Debian is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system.


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Kodibuntu

Kodibuntu

Kodibuntu is a combination Kodi/operating system for use on PCs that are mainly just running Kodi. It is an alternative to installing Windows or a larger (and sometimes more complicated) Linux-based OS.


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Qubes OS

Qubes OS

Qubes is a security-oriented, free and open-source operating system for personal computers that allows you to securely compartmentalize your digital life.‎Download Mirrors · ‎Qubes R4.


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elementary OS

elementary OS

A fast and open replacement for Windows and macOS. Pay what you want or download for free.


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ReactOS

ReactOS

ReactOS is a free, modern operating system in alpha stage, based on the design of Windows XP/2003.


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Damn Small Linux

Damn Small Linux

Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.


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OpenELEC

OpenELEC, which stands for Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center, is a Linux operating system that makes the host computer a Kodi media center. The software was the winner of the Swiss Opensource Award in 2014.


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DragonFly BSD

DragonFly BSD

DragonFly belongs to the same class of operating systems as other BSD-derived systems and Linux.


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FreeBSD

FreeBSD

FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium® and Athlon™)…


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Chromium OS

Chromium OS

Chromium OS is essentially the same software as Chrome OS from Google, but there are a few differences that make the software unique.


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Tails

Tails is a Debian based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the…


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Crouton & Kali Linux

Crouton & Kali Linux

Using Crouton, it is possible to install a second operating system on your chromebook.


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Artix Linux

Artix Linux

Artix Linux, a systemd-free linux distribution.


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Anarchy Linux

Anarchy Linux

A distro that helps setting up a Archlinux system.


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ArcoLinux

ArcoLinux

Great Arch/Linux learning for beginers up. Want to learn Linux ground work? Want to learn how to customize your destop & experience? What to learn how to build your own functional iso? ArcoLinux is the answer. Period.


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Zorin OS

A powerful operating system designed to make your computer faster, more secure and easier to use. DownloadDownload Lite – Install Zorin OS – Education – .


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Dracos Linux

Dracos Linux

Dracos Linux is an open source operating system provides to penetration testing. Packed with a ton of pentest tools including information gathering, forensics, malware analysis, mantaining access, and reverse engineering.


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Pop!_OS

Pop!_OS

A developer-focused minimalist Linux distro from System 76


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Slackware

Slackware Linux is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use…


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Kali Linux

Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration…


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Alpine Linux

Alpine Linux

Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.


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Xubuntu

Xubuntu – Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Download XubuntuXubuntu – Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Feature Tour.


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Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an open source operating system that is certified on hundreds of clouds & with thousands of hardware & software vendors.


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MX Linux

MX Linux

MX Linux is an operating system – a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS…


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Bodhi Linux

Bodhi Linux

A minimalistic Linux distribution based on https://alternativeto.


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Windows 10

Windows 10 unveils new innovations & is better than ever. Shop for Windows 10 laptops, PCs, tablets, apps & more. Learn about new upcoming features.


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BunsenLabs

BunsenLabs

This is a continuation of Crunchbang distro


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macOS

macOS

macOS High Sierra brings new forward-looking technologies and enhanced features to your Mac.


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Whonix

Whonix aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity by helping you use your applications…


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Lubuntu

Lubuntu

Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system with a clean and easy-to-use user interface. The core of the system is based on Linux and Ubuntu. Lubuntu uses the minimal desktop LXDE, and a selection of light applications.


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BackBox Linux

BackBox Linux

BackBox is a Linux distribution based on …


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Solus

Solus Operating System is a Linux distribution built from scratch, exclusively for desktop systems.


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Windows 8

Windows 8 is an operating system for Microsoft devices that combines some aspects of the traditional Windows system with the Live Tiles look of Windows mobile devices. Read more about Windows 8.


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Deepin

Deepin

deepin is a Linux distribution devoted to providing beautiful, easy to use, safe and reliable system for global users. deepin 15. 5 mainly added HiDPI, fingerprint scanning and Flatpak appli.


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ArchStrike

ArchStrike

An Arch Linux repository for security professionals and enthusiasts.


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Parrot Security OS

Parrot Security OS

The best choice for security experts, developers and crypto-addicted people.


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PureOS

PureOS

A user friendly, secure and freedom respecting OS for your daily usage

Ubuntu Pros

Lots of support

Wide range of software out of the box

Simplicity

Great long term support release schedule (2 years)

Use it on almost any device

Just works out of the box

Perfect for collaboration on open source projects

Good UI for small monitors

Flexible

Good PPA repositories available

Cares about stable drivers

UTF-8 is the default character encoding

Unified search

Dedicated software center

Company behind it

Stable

Looks good

Has a clean Gnome interface

Runs 95% out of the box

Has amended ways

Finally amended ways to now start listening to users. Abandoned the old unity in favor of gnome.

Ubuntu Cons

No rolling release

Canonical does not respect Ubuntu users' preferences

Relatively high system requirements

Custom PPAs required for most software

Includes adware

Canonical (author) is proprietary

Binary incompatible to Debian

Splits the Debian community

Extremely un-customizable

A tweaked Gnome version

Software can be outdated

Random system errors may pop up

Not so strong at all

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