Rocky Linux

Rocky Linux

Rocky Linux is a community-developed, enterprise-grade operating system. The distribution was created to combate the declining trust in CentOS after the aqqustion made by IBM and Red Hat. Rocky Linux aims to provide a free and open, downstream, version-pinned option of REHL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux).

Alternatives to Rocky Linux

Alpine Linux
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Alpine Linux

A Linux distribution based on musl and BusyBox, designed for security, simplicity, and resource efficiency. Alpine Linux is mostly used in server environments as its hardened kernel and resource efficiency makes it perfect for containerisation. The distribution compiles all user-space binaries as position-independent executables along with stack-smashing protection for stack buffer overflow concerns.

Free
Linux

Most people think this is a good alternative to Rocky Linux.

Suggested by Metaphase Metaphase
CentOS
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CentOS

The CentOS Linux distribution is a stable, predictable, manageable and reproducible platform derived from the sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The operating system is built with community-driven efforts and is released free and open-source under the GPLv2. Since March 2004, CentOS has been used to power servers and desktops across the world, and the project is still going strong to this day.

Free
UNIX
Linux

Most people think this is a good alternative to Rocky Linux.

Suggested by Freddie Freddie
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

Most people think this is a good alternative to Rocky Linux.

Suggested by Freddie Freddie
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

Most people think this is a good alternative to Rocky Linux.

Suggested by Freddie Freddie
NixOS
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NixOS

NixOS is a unique Linux distribution that takes a unique approach to system configuration and package management. The operating system is built on top of the Nix package manage and uses a declarative configuration and allows reliable system upgrades. The open source project started as a research project and has since then grown into a fully fledged operating system with tools dedicated to DevOps and task automation.

Free
Open Source
Linux

Most people think this is a good alternative to Rocky Linux.

Suggested by CounterOperative CounterOperative
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
Suggested by Tastypie Tastypie
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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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
Suggested by Metaphase Metaphase
Q4OS
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Q4OS

A fast and friendly, desktop oriented operating system based on Debian Linux. Q4OS provides a set of dedicated utilities and specific optimizations, combined with a focus on getting a productive system easily. This makes it ideal for people who want to get a working environment tailored to individual needs and preferences. Q4OS is a also a good choice for virtual cloud environments due to its very low hardware.

Free
Open Source
Linux
Suggested by Dana Dana
MX Linux
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MX Linux

MX Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution created by the MX community. The operating system is a cooperative venture between antiX and MX Linux communities. MX Linux desktop environment is based on Xfce and provides a fast, low-resource and friendly experience. It includes modular core components for the full functionality expected from a modern desktop environment. A collection of powerful and handy “MX Tools” that cover a range of actions from boot options to repository management. A fast package manager that can install from Popular Applications, MX Test Repo, Debian Backports and Flatpaks.

Free
Open Source
Linux
Suggested by Molusk Molusk
Kali Linux
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Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced penetration testing and security auditing of computer systems and networks. Kali Linux contains several hundred pre-installed tools which are geared towards various information security tasks, such as computer forensics, penetration testing, reverse engineering and security research.

Free
Linux
Suggested by D4rk D4rk
OxygenOS
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OxygenOS

OxygenOS is a mobile operating sytem for the OnePlus series of Android phone. It provides a refreshingly simple user interface that allow you to navigate more efficiently with intuitive gestures to access what's important, and enjoy a more personalized user experience. OxygenOS is co-developed with the open source community and released as free and open software.

Free
Open Source
Android
Suggested by Vanilla Vanilla
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
Suggested by OpenSourceror OpenSourceror
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++
Suggested by Havier Havier
Remix OS
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Remix OS

Remix OS is an operating system for personal computers with x86 and ARM architectures that, prior to discontinuation of development, shipped with a number of 1st- and 3rd-party devices. With Remix OS you can run mobile Android apps on your Intel-based desktop PC.

Free
Open Source
Linux
macOS
Windows
Suggested by Vanilla Vanilla
HarmonyOS
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HarmonyOS

HarmonyOS is a free operating system designed for smartphones, smart TVs and IoT. The OS is developed by the Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei.

Free
Suggested by ThinkYes ThinkYes
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
Suggested by ThinkYes ThinkYes
ArcoLinux
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ArcoLinux

ArcoLinux is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. ArcoLinux is a full-featured distribution that ships with three different desktop options as default, Xfce desktop, Openbox and i3 window manager. The project is openly developed by the community where the most activity take place in three different branches, ArcoLinux, ArcoLinuxD and ArcoLinuxB. Each provides individual preconfigured desktops and tools included during installation. ArcoLinux makes it real simple to get started with the widley popular and modular Linux distribution Arch Linux.

Free
Linux
Suggested by Laststand Laststand

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