Top 15 CloudReady Alternative and Similar Softwares | Apr 2017

What is CloudReady?
CloudReady is a operating system built and maintained by Neverware. Based on Google’s open source Chromium OS, CloudReady uses web apps and cloud storage instead of traditional software and local storage. If you are just getting started with Chromebooks, start here!

How are CloudReady and Chromebooks different?
Both CloudReady and Chrome OS are based on the open-source Chromium OS. This is why these two OS’s work so similarly, though they are not the same. CloudReady is designed to be installed on existing PC and Mac hardware, whereas ChromeOS can only be found on official Chrome devices. A few other differences apply - for a full technical comparison of CloudReady and Chromebooks, click here. ...

1. Chromium OS

Chromium OS Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications. The only application on the operating system is a web browser, which includes a media player. The user interface takes a minimalist approach, resembling that of the Chrome web browser. Additionally, Chrome OS......

2. Android

Android Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It consists of a kernel based on the Linux kernel, with middleware, libraries and APIs written in C and application software running on an application framework which includes Java-compatible libraries based on Apache Harmony. Android has......

3. Ubuntu Budgie

Ubuntu Budgie Ubuntu Budgie (previously budgie-remix) is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the Budgie desktop, originally developed by the Solus project. Written from scratch and integrating tightly with GNOME stack, Budgie focuses on simplicity and elegance, while also offering useful features, such as the Raven notification and customisation centre.......

4. Node OS

Node OS NodeOS is a lightweight operating system using Node.js as userspace and managed by npm. Any package in npm is a NodeOS package, which at last count was 244,180 packages. The goal of NodeOS is to provide just enough to let npm provide the rest. Since anyone can contribute......

5. Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux Manjaro Linux is a desktop-oriented, user-friendly distribution based on Arch Linux . Some of its more pronounced features include an intuitive installation process, automatic hardware detection, special Bash scripts for managing graphics drivers, and extra desktop configuration options. Manjaro Linux comes in three editions featuring the Xfce ,......

6. Ubuntu MATE

Ubuntu MATE Ubuntu Mate is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. Ideal for those who want the most out of their desktops, laptops and netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor. With modest hardware requirements it is suitable for modern workstations and older hardware alike.ObjectivesUbuntu Mate has a......

7. Supreme Linux Enterprise

Supreme Linux Enterprise One of the most advanced Operating systems in Linux, SLE is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise (different editions). It has almost all the programs you may need, and even has a recommended free programs list on JAYAC Home page with their home pages. Now it it released under......

8. MeeGo

MeeGo MeeGo is an open source, Linux based OS project which brings together the Moblin project, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia, into a single open source activity. MeeGo integrates the experience and skills of two significant development ecosystems, versed in communications and computing technologies. The MeeGo project believes......

9. GNU Guix

GNU Guix GNU Guix (pronounced like "geeks") is a purely functional package manager and an operating system from the GNU project. The package manager is based on Nix and is powered by Guile. The OS includes a Linux-Libre kernel and dmd, a Scheme-based init system.......

10. Arch Linux

Arch Linux Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package manager, to provide updates to the latest software applications with full dependency tracking. Operating on a rolling release system, Arch can be installed from a CD image or......

11. Fedora

Fedora The Fedora Project is an openly-developed project designed by Red Hat , open for general participation, led by a meritocracy, following a set of project objectives. The goal of The Fedora Project is to work with the Linux community to build a complete, general purpose operating system exclusively......

12. AsteroidOS

AsteroidOS AsteroidOS is the open-source operating system for smartwatches with an active development community and growing list of supported watches.......

13. Pardus

Pardus Pardus is a GNU/Linux distribution funded and developed by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey. Pardus has a range of unique features, such as Mudur, a start-up framework of Pardus to speed up the boot process, and PiSi, an efficient package management system with a user-friendly graphical interface.......

14. CoreOS

CoreOS CoreOS is a new Linux distribution that has been rearchitected to provide features needed to run modern infrastructure stacks. The strategies and architectures that influence CoreOS allow companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter to run their services at scale with high resilience. We've implemented them correctly so you don't have......

15. Instant WebKiosk

Instant WebKiosk Instant WebKiosk is a free and refined “live” (no installation required) browser-only (only the browser interface will show up) operating system based on Linux Debian and designed for use in web kiosks, multi-user “web workstations” (cafès, offices, schools, hotels) and digital signage deployments.It makes use of Google Chromium as Internet......