antiX Alternatives

    antiX is described as 'fast, lightweight and easy-to-install linux live CD distribution based on MEPIS and Debian's testing branch for Intel/AMD x86-compatible systems. antiX offers users the "Magic of MEPIS" in an environment suitable for old computers' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to antiX for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like antiX are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Debian (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 6, 2021

    1. Garuda Linux is an appealing Arch Linux-based distribution with BTRFS (modern filesystem), Linux-zen kernel, auto snapshots, gaming edition, and many more bleeding edge features.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Musix, a GNU+Linux distribution based on Knoppix, with special emphasis on audio production.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.0.1, released in March 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. 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.
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    3. Mabox Linux is based on Manjaro, featuring a customized Openbox window manager preconfigured to be ready to use. It was inspired by CrunchBang, and uses some BunsenLabs utilities adapted for Manjaro. Mabox Linux uses some of XFCE and LXDE components.
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    4. Ubuntu Core, a minimalist rendition of Ubuntu , is a lightweight, transactionally updated operating system designed for deployments on embedded and IoT devices, cloud and more.
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    5. The unofficial successor of Antergos, RebornOS is an Arch-based distro that focuses on allowing the user to decide exactly how they want their system while making it easy for anyone to do so - both during installation and afterwards.
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    6. Ubuntu Cloud is an open source Linux operating system designed to be used as a personal cloud server. It is based on the well known Ubuntu Linux distribution and recognized as an official Ubuntu flavor, distributed by Canonical.
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    7. Semplice Linux is a simple, fast and lightweight distribution based on Debian's unstable branch. It includes a small collection of up-to-date applications running on top of the Openbox window manager.
    8. The OpenMandriva distribution is a full-featured Linux desktop and server, sponsored by the OpenMandriva Association, and is based on ROSA, a Russian Linux distribution project which forked Mandriva Linux in 2012.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Dynebolic, a GNU/Linux distribution with special emphasis on audio and video editing.
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