Absolute Linux Alternatives

    Absolute Linux is described as 'Absolute is a 64-bit Lightweight Linux distribution based upon Slackware; It concentrates on "desktop" use so that it is ready for internet, multimedia, document and general home use out of the box' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Absolute Linux for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Arch Linux, Haiku and Linux kernel. The best alternative is Arch Linux, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Absolute Linux are Puppy Linux (Free, Open Source), Haiku (Free, Open Source), EndeavourOS (Free, Open Source) and SliTaz (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      The Temple Operating System (TempleOS) is a free and open source, x86_64, non-preemptive, multi-tasking PC operating system. FEATURES * x86_64, ring-0-only, single-address-map, multitasking kernel with multicore support.
      show more
    1. Porteus is a complete linux operating system that is optimized to run from CD, USB flash drive, hard drive, or other bootable storage media.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Slax is a minimalist desktop live CD based on Debian's "stable" branch, it boots into a simple desktop using the Fluxbox window manager which offers a small collection of applications.
      show more
    2. A Fast, friendly, open-source operating system, for newbies, geeks & DIY enthusiasts. Always Free Archcraft is & will always be free to download & use. No license purchases, No hidden fees.
      show more
    3. 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.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Plop Linux is a small distribution built from scratch that can boot from CD, DVD, USB flash drive (UFD), USB hard disk or from network with PXE. It's designed to rescue data from a damaged system, backup and restore operating systems, automate tasks and more.
      show more
    4. Macpup is a minimalist desktop Linux distribution based on Puppy Linux . It uses Enlightenment as the default window manager and provides a user interface resembling that of Apple's macOS .

      Discontinued

      It isn’t updated since 2017, And it’s forum is an abandoned place.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux kernel
      Legacy OS (formerly TEENpup Linux) is a distribution based on Puppy Linux.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      An operating system written in Common Lisp.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Arch Linux
      Laxer OS is an Arch Linux-based distribution of Linux for work and everyday use. Our OS is available for any 64-bit computer, laptop, or tablet.
    Showing 20 of 25 alternatives