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    Chakra Alternatives

    Chakra is described as 'The Chakra project aims to create a full-featured KDE Plasma build with the simplicity of Arch Linux builds' and is a Operating System in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Chakra for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. Most alternatives are Operating Systems and Linux Distros. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chakra are Debian (Free, Open Source), Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 29, 2021

    1. Community-driven, featuring Linux Mint’s Cinnamon Desktop with Ubuntu at the core, packed fast and full of features, here is the most traditionally modern desktop you will ever love.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      UbuntuDDE is a flavor of Ubuntu system with Deepin Desktop Environment.
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    2. Calculate Linux is based on Gentoo that is well known for its stability and great performance on a broad range of hardware: from Pentium Pro to modern CPUs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Nix Package Manager
      • Docker
      MerOS is a user friendly, good looking, general purpose Nix based GNU/Linux distro. It is ideal for those who want the most out of their computers, a well-designed desktop environment and an uncommon Linux experience.
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    3. Obarun is a GNU/Linux operating system that relies on s6/66 init and service management suite. The goal of Obarun is to provide an alternative for people looking for more simplicity and transparency in maintaining their systems.
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    4. The CLIP OS project is an open source project maintained by the ANSSI (National Cybersecurity Agency of France) that aims to build a secure, multi-level operating system, based on the Linux kernel and a lot of free and open source software.
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    5. 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.

      Discontinued

      The project is still developed, anyway last version, 1.7.0, was released in October 2014. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. Pisi Linux; which includes the PiSi package management system, it is an end-user oriented GNU / Linux distribution that aims to provide computer users with great ease of installation, configuration and use and to meet their main desktop needs.
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    7. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • BSD
      • FreeBSD
      FuryBSD is a brand new, open source FreeBSD desktop. FuryBSD pays homage to desktop BSD projects of the past like PC-BSD and TrueOS with its graphical interface and adds additional tools like a live, hybrid USB / DVD image.

      Discontinued

      From FuryBSD official website (https://www.furybsd.org/): "Thank you for your interest in FuryBSD. This project has been discontinued. Plans to publish Q4 2020 images have been cancelled."

      And their official GitHub repo (https://github.com/furybsd) GitHub repository has been flagged as "archived".