Top 15 Linux Mint Alternative and Similar Softwares | Feb 2024

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 also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface. Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories. ...

1. 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.......

2. Point Linux

Point Linux Point Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to combine the power of Debian GNU/Linux with the productivity of MATE , the Gnome 2 desktop environment fork. Point Linux provides an easy to set up and use distribution for users, looking for a fast, stable and predictable......

3. 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......

4. 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.......

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. 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......

7. 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......

8. PapyrOS

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

9. Qubes OS

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

10. 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......

11. Pinguy OS

Pinguy OS Pinguy OS an out-of-the-box working operating system for everyone, not just geeksThis OS is for people that have never used Linux before or for people that just want an out-of-the-box working OS without doing all the tweaks and enhancements that everyone seems to do when installing a fresh copy of......

12. 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.......

13. 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......

14. SymplyOS

SymplyOS SymplyOS, formerly called "M_Ordinateur OS", is a Linux openSUSE -based OS. It features a GNOME desktop, LibreOffice suite, Google Chrome , a 1-click install for codecs. Like Linux Mint , SymplyOS aims to provide a easy to use, elegant, free, OpenSource, clean,......

15. 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......