Lubuntu

Lubuntu

Lubuntu is a free and light-weight Linux desktop distribution developed by the Lubuntu Community. The distribution combines the stability of Ubuntu with the faster LXQt desktop to provide a snappy operating system for low-spec computers. Lubuntu has been in active development since 2011 where it was first introduced with the LXDE desktop environment.

Alternatives to Lubuntu

Linux Mint
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Linux Mint

A free community-driven desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and Debian. Linux Mint is widley popular and is used by millions of people across the globe and comes bundled with a variety of free and open-source software to enhance your desktop experience. The project was created by Clément Lefèbvre and is being actively developed by the Linux Mint Team and community since 2006.

Linux

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Ubuntu
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Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a free and open source Linux distribution developed and released by Canonical. The distribution uses a customized version of GNOME as desktop environment and is based on Debian. Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distribution today, and continues to drive new people to the Linux ecosystem.

Free
Open Source
Linux

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Debian
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Debian

Debian is a free and open-source operating system and GNU/Linux distribution that is openly developed by the community-supported Debian Project. The distribution was first released in 1993 and today it is the base of many other Linux-based distribution such as the popular Ubuntu. The project includes over 59000 packages, precompiled software bundled up for easy installation on your machine.

Linux

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Arch Linux
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Arch Linux

A highly modular, flexible and lightweight Linux distribution for computers with x86-64 processors. Arch Linux is a free and openly developed by the Arch community and released under the GNU General Public License.

Free
Linux

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Ubuntu Budgie
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Ubuntu Budgie

Ubuntu Budgie is an official community flavor of the Linux distribution Ubuntu featuring the Budgie desktop. It combines the stable and thoroughly-tested Ubuntu core with a modern, lightweight and traditional-looking desktop developed by the Solus project. The desktop is adaptable to any device, keeping them fast and usable. 

Free
Open Source
Linux

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Pop!_OS
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Pop!_OS

Pop!_OS is a free and open-source Linux operating system for STEM and creative professionals who use their computer as a tool to discover and create. Pop!_OS is openly developed and released by the Linux hardware manufacturer System76. With Pop!_OS  you can unleash your potential on secure, reliable open source software. Pop!_OS is designed for fast navigation, easy workspace organization, and fluid, convenient workflow. Your operating system should encourage discovery, not obstruct it.

Free
Linux

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Fedora
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Fedora

Fedora is a free and open-source Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project. The project is primarily sponsored by the IBM subsidiary Red Hat while also receiving additional support from other companies. Fedora is used both on desktops and on servers where it power enterprise-level systems and provides the latest datacenter technologies.

Free
Linux

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Ubuntu MATE
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Ubuntu MATE

Ubuntu MATE is a free an open-source Linux distribution that is openly developed by the community. The distribution is provided with the MATE desktop environment which is a fork of GNOME 2. In February 2015, Ubuntu MATE gained the official Ubuntu flavour status from Canonical Ltd. To this day, Ubuntu MATE is loved by MATE desktop users as it brings the stability of Ubuntu together with their favorite Linux desktop environment.

Free
Open Source
Linux

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macOS
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macOS

macOS is a series of proprietary operating systems native to the Apple ecosystem. The operating system powers all of Apples desktop and laptop computers and is the second most popular operating system in the world after Windows.

Commercial
UNIX
macOS
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Mageia
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Mageia

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Oracle Linux
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Oracle Linux

A cloud native environment of software components for the development and management of cloud-native applications developed. The operating system is developed by Oracle, on top of the Linux Kernel and adheres to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Open Container Initiative standards. Oracle Linux makes it easy to manage cloud native applications and perform installations, updates and upgrades on the underlying infrastructure.

Linux
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Peppermint OS
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Peppermint OS

Peppermint OS is Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that uses LXDE desktop environment. It aims to provide a familiar environment for newcomers to Linux. Peppermint OS requires relatively low hardware resources to run, which makes it a perfect choice for older or lower specced hardware. The operating system follows the Ubuntu release cyckle and provides support for LTS releases.

Free
Open Source
Linux
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Zorin OS
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Zorin OS

A Linux distribution that is designed from the ground-up to be a replacement for Windows or macOS. With Zorin OS you can get to know Linux quickly with a desktop environment similar to your previous experience with the commercial operating systems. Zorin OS let's you choose a desktop layout that mimic your previous OS, be it Windows or macOS. The operating system is built on-top of Ubuntu and runs on the same open-source software that powers the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and more.

Free
Linux
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ReactOS
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ReactOS

ReactOS is a free and open-source Windows-like operating system for amd64/i686 computers. ReactOS was designed to be binary-compatible with computer programs and device drivers made for Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems including Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Seven. To Some, ReactOS is a potential open-source drop-in replacement for Windows and for its information on undocumented Windows APIs

Free
Open Source
C++
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FreeBSD
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FreeBSD

FreeBSD is a free and open-source Unix-like operating system descended from the Berkeley Software Distribution. FreeBSD was first released as in 1993, and is today the most popular free and open-source BSD operating system on the market today. In total, FreeBSD accounts for more than 75% of the market. FreeBSD can be installed easily on most machines and is licensed under the permissive BSD License.

Free
UNIX
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Elementary OS
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Elementary OS

Elementary OS is a neat and coherent, free and open source operating system based on the Linux distribution Ubuntu. The simplicity of Elementary OS makes it a perfect choice for people switching from other popular operating systems such as macOS or Windows. Elementary OS is a feature complete operating system that comes with its own desktop environment called Pantheon and custom built, pre-installed utility applications such as Photos, Music, Videos, Calendar, Terminal, Files, and more.

Free
Pay What You Want
Open Source
Linux
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GhostBSD
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GhostBSD

GhostBSD is a free an open-source operating system based on FreeBSD. GhostBSD comes pre-installed with MATE desktop, OpenRC, the LibreOffice suite and OS packages for simplicity adn ease-of-use.

Free
BSD
FreeBSD
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Deepin
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Deepin

Deepin is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on Debian. The distribution is developed by the Chinese company Wuhan Deepin Technology. Deepin features the modern looking Deepin Desktop Environment and its own app store, the Deepin Store. The Deepin Desktop Environment which is built with Qt can also be used on other Linux distribution including Arch Linux, Fedora, Manjaro and Ubuntu.

Free
Linux
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