Top 15 elementary OS Alternative and Similar Softwares | Feb 2024

elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu .

1. HandyLinux

HandyLinux HandyLinux is a user friendly desktop Operating System based on Debian that uses the Xfce desktop environment.Debian without headachesHandyLinux is accessibility for all and freedom for everyone to evolve on its own.Based on Debian GNU/Linux fast, lightweight and stable XFCE desktop environment.HandyLinux is safe, convenient and......

2. GoboLinux

GoboLinux GoboLinux is a modular Linux distribution: it organizes the programs in your system in a new, logical way. In GoboLinux you don't need a package database because the filesystem is the database: each program resides in its own directory, such as /Programs/Xorg-Lib/7.4 and /Programs/KDE-Libs/4.2.0.Instead of having parts of a program......

3. ChaletOS

ChaletOS ChaletOS is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Xubuntu and featuring the Xfce desktop. It provides a simple and intuitive desktop interface, modest hardware requirements and five years of security support. The name ChaletOS is derived from Swiss mountain houses whose concepts of simplicity, beauty and recognisability inspired the creation......

4. gNewSense

gNewSense gNewSense is a fully free software GNU/Linux distribution.Free software is software that respects your freedom. You can use it without restrictive licenses, make copies for your friends, school or business. To use free software is to make a political and ethical choice asserting your rights to learn and to share......

5. Debian

Debian Debian is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system. It is distributed with access to repositories containing thousands of software packages ready for installation and use. Debian is known for strict adherence to the Unix and free software philosophies as well as using collaborative software development and testing processes.......

6. Ubuntu

Ubuntu Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more. It is also available for phones ( http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/phone ) and tablets ( http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/tablet......

7. 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.......

8. PapyrOS

PapyrOS Papyros is a modern operating system which adheres to Google's Material Design guidelines and is based on Arch Linux.......

9. Lunar Linux

Lunar Linux Lunar Linux is a revolutionary Linux distribution in that it is not binary based, as are most distributions, but is instead built entirely by compiling source code, using your own custom optimizations. It installs a complete bootstrap development system first. After telling the Lunar package manager which software will be......

10. Qubes OS

Qubes OS Qubes is an open source operating system designed to provide strong security for desktop computing.......

11. MX Linux

MX Linux MX Linux is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS communities, using the best tools and talents from each distro. It is a midweight OS designed to combine an elegant and efficient desktop with simple configuration, high stability, solid performance and medium-sized footprint.......

12. Parabola

Parabola A project providing a fully free (as in freedom) derivative of Arch Linux . Inheriting Arch's lightweight and flexibility, Parabola offers software freedom plus all power to the users.......

13. Trisquel

Trisquel Trisquel is a computer operating system, a Linux distribution, derived from another distribution, Ubuntu. The project aims for a fully free software system without proprietary software or firmware and uses a version of Ubuntu's modified kernel, with the non-free code (binary blobs) removed. Trisquel relies on user donations. Its logo......

14. Devuan

Devuan Devuan is the base GNU/Linux distribution aiming to replace Debian in order to preserve Init Freedom and avoid the systemd lock-in. Devuan is developed by and for Veteran Unix Admins.......

15. Mageia

Mageia Mageia is a fork of Mandriva Linux formed in September 2010 by former employees and contributors to the popular French Linux distribution. Unlike Mandriva, which is a commercial entity, the Mageia project is a community project and a non-profit organisation whose goal is to develop a free Linux-based......