Top 15 CloudReady Alternative and Similar Softwares | Feb 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

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. 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......

3. 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.......

4. Webconverger

Webconverger is a Linux-based operating system designed by Kai Hendry to be used solely for accessing web applications, first released in 2007. It is based on the Debian distro and is live, being able to boot from various media like a CD-ROM and a USB flash drive, and can be......

5. 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......

6. AsteroidOS

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

7. Red Hat

Red Hat is the leader in development, deployment, and management of Linux and open source solutions for Internet infrastructure - ranging from embedded devices to secure Web servers. Red Hat was founded in 1994 by visionary entrepreneurs Bob Young and Marc Ewing. Open source is the foundation of our business......

8. Hanthana Linux

Hanthana is a Linux based operating system and a Fedora remix suitable for desktop and laptop users. Hanthana comes to you in the form of a Live CD for regular PC (i686 architecture) systems. You can run Hanthana Operating System directly from the LiveCD and check out each......

9. 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......

10. openmamba

openmamba GNU/Linux is a ready-to-use operating system for netbooks, notebooks, desktop and server personal computers.It comes with a plenty of software programs for office, multimedia, internet, games and much more and it is free software, so you have the freedom to download, use, modify and copy it.It is maintained by......

11. 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.......

12. Linux From Scratch

Linux From Scratch (LFS) is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system. There are a lot of reasons why somebody would want to install an LFS system. The question most people raise is "why go through all the hassle of manually......

13. 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......

14. Pear Linux

The purpose of Pear Linux is to create an operating system based on Linux ( Ubuntu mini remix) and propose a simple but powerful interface.Pear Linux is free (thanks to your donations) and we hope you enjoy it.It is operating out of the box, with a complete multimedia experience......

15. 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......