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    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...

    Open Source Linux BSD Self-Hosted

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    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 ( so Debian based...

    Open Source Linux

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    elementary OS

    elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu . elementary OS ships with a carefully curated selection of apps that cater to every day needs so you can spend more time using your...

    Open Source Linux

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    Xubuntu

    Xubuntu is a lightweight variant of Ubuntu that uses the Xfce desktop environment, which is designed for low-powered computers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work, Xubuntu is prepackaged with all the applications...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted Debian

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    Kubuntu

    Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu that uses the KDE desktop environment instead of the default GNOME . This gives it a completely different look and feel. Kubuntu is an operating system built by a worldwide...

    Open Source Linux

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    Tails

    Tails is a Debian based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user.

    Open Source Linux

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    Puppy Linux

    Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.

    Open Source Linux

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    Knoppix

    Knoppix is an operating system based on Debian designed to be run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB key (Live USB), one of the first of its kind for any operating system. When starting a program, it is loaded from the...

    Free Linux

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    Lightweight Portable Security

    Lightweight Portable Security (LPS) is a Linux LiveCD developed and publicly distributed by the United States Department of Defense’s Software Protection Initiative that is designed to serve as a secure end node. It can run on almost...

    Open Source Linux

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    Pearl OS

    Pearl Linux OS has been available for free download since 12/2014 with our first release simply titled Pearl Linux. It was based on the 14.04 released version of Ubuntu. That release was using the XFCE desktop environment. Since then...

    Open Source Linux

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    BunsenLabs

    BunsenLabs Linux is a distribution offering a light-weight and easily customizable Openbox desktop. The current release is Hydrogen, built on top of Debian Jessie. The project is a community continuation of CrunchBang Linux.

    Open Source Linux

  • Freepto

    A Linux-based operating system on USB stick, easily persist your encrypted data on it. Use any computer as it was your own, leaving no trace. Use the Internet anonymously.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued Freepto has been discontinued due to the developer team not being able to keep it up to date and due to some bad choices taken in the past in connection to malware protection and Tor usage that limits the software (read more: http://www.freepto.mx/). The developers suggest that users migrate to using https://alternativeto.net/software/tails/.
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    Linux Kodachi

    Kodachi is a Debian-based distro which can be run from a DVD or USB thumb drive. It filters network traffic via a VPN and Tor, obscuring the user's location. It attempts to clean up after itself, removing traces of its use from...

    Open Source Linux

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