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  1. Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest: Vera (21.1).

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    1.  Ad-freeLinux Mint doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedLinux Mint is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No TrackingLinux Mint will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  LightweightLinux Mint consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Dark ModeLinux Mint supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. Fedora creates an innovative, free, and open source platform for hardware, clouds, and containers that enables software developers and community members to build tailored solutions for their users.

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    1.  No TrackingFedora will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Privacy focusedFedora is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Ad-freeFedora doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  LightweightFedora consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Rolling ReleaseFedora supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    Fedora 23 (GNOME)
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  3. macOS is a Unix-based operating system, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002. Within the market of home computers, and by web usage, macOS is the second most widely used desktop OS...

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  4. Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system with a clean and easy-to-use user interface. It is a Linux system, that uses the minimal desktop LXDE/LXQT.

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    The new LXQt desktop.
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  5. FreeBSD icon
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    205 alternatives to FreeBSD 

    FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years. Its advanced networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of...

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  6. NixOS is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to improve the state of the art in system configuration management. In existing distributions, actions such as upgrades are dangerous: upgrading a package can cause other packages to break, upgrading an entire system is much less...

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  7. The OpenBSD project produces a FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system. Our efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography.

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    1.  Ad-freeOpenBSD doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  No TrackingOpenBSD will not track you or use your personal data.
    Example OpenBSD 5.2 desktop using Gnome 3.4.2 desktop environment
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  8. MINIX 3 icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    195 alternatives to MINIX 3 

    MINIX is a POSIX-compliant Unix-like operating system based on a tiny microkernel running in kernel mode with the rest of the operating system running as a number of isolated, protected, processes in user mode.

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    1.  LightweightMINIX 3 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Command line interfaceMINIX 3 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  9. Termius icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    39 alternatives to Termius 

    Termius is more than a mere SSH client – it’s a complete command-line solution that’s redefining remote access for sysadmins and network engineers. Securely access Linux or IoT devices and quickly fix issues from the comfort of your couch via laptop or phone.

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    1.  User Session RecordingTermius can record user sessions to gain a real understanding of how users interact with a website.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  10. SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing. It's the only Linux recommended by VMware, Microsoft and SAP. And it's supported on more hardware and software than any other enterprise...

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  11. Window Maker has a reputation for being fast, efficient and highly stable. Window Maker has been characterized as reproducing "the elegant look and feel of the NeXTstep GUI" and is noted as "easy to configure and easy to use.

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    Window Maker, from www.windowmaker.org
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  12. GNUstep icon
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    22 alternatives to GNUstep 

    GNUstep's core framework provides open source version of the Cocoa's (formerly known as OpenStep from NeXT) APIs and tools for as many platforms as possible.

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  13. Launchd icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • BSD
    • PC-BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • DragonFly BSD
    • FreeNAS
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    9 alternatives to Launchd 

    a free system array created by Apple inc. For BSD - including macOS as macOS is based on the Darwin kernel of BSD

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  14. NetBSD is a free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source operating system. It is available for a wide range of platforms, from large-scale servers and powerful desktop systems to handheld and embedded devices.

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  15. OpenIndiana icon
    • Self-Hosted
    • OpenSolaris
    83 alternatives to OpenIndiana 

    OpenIndiana is a robust enterprise operating system, based on the illumos kernel. It is open source, free to use, community developed, and suitable for servers and desktops.

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