Top 15 Ubuntu Alternative and Similar Softwares | Dec 2022

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 ).

1. 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......

2. 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......

3. 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......

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. 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.......

6. Linux Mint

Linux Mint Linux Mint is an elegant, easy to use, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution. Linux Mint is an Ubuntu -based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It......

7. 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.......

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. elementary OS

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

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. 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.......

13. Kahel OS

Kahel OS KahelOS is the first and remains to be the only Filipino Linux Distro with the rolling release model on Arch GNU/Linux + GNOME . In the community, it is the first to release (non-beta) such Linux OS on Arch Linux + GNOME . KahelOS is not just......

14. Bridge Linux

Bridge Linux Bridge Linux is an Arch Linux set of distributions and live CD/DVD images designed for desktop deployment. It comes in four separate editions with a choice of GNOME , KDE , LXDE or Xfce desktops. Unlike Arch Linux , Bridge Linux......

15. Ubuntu Netbook Edition

Ubuntu Netbook Edition Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE) (known as Ubuntu Netbook Remix prior to the release of 10.04) is a version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution that has been optimized to enable it to work better on netbooks and other devices with small screens or with the Intel Atom computer processor.......