Open Source CloudReady Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to CloudReady is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to CloudReady and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to CloudReady are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source), Fedora (Free, Open Source) and elementary OS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 5, 2021

    1. JustBrowsing is a bootable Linux "Live CD" that does not make any changes to the existing operating system on the computer. Enjoy a simple computing experience with only a web browser (your choice of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux kernel
      Karoshi is a free and open source school server operating system based on Ubuntu.
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    2. ULinux is based on openSUSE, and is a free linux distribution with the aim of combining the DIY-approach of Arch with the setup of Ubuntu.

      Discontinued

      We have discontinued our distribution as not many people are interested and we are not just creating U for the sake of making it.

    3. The community-oriented Unity Linux is a minimalist distribution and live CD based on Mandriva Linux.
    4. eZeY (formerly Open Xange, before Xange and Vixta) is an easy-to-use, Fedora -based desktop Linux distribution featuring the KDE Plasma desktop.


    5. instantOS is a Manjaro based distro that works out of the box but is still aimed at power users. Everything is lightning fast and works out of the box.
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    6. Formerly known as Flint OS, and then named "FydeOS" after being acquired by NeverWare, the company behind .
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      BITS-PyOS means: - [B]IOS - [I]mplementation - [T]est - [S]uite-based - [P]ython - [O]perating - [S]ystem
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ZincLinux was a personal project to build an operating system using XFCE Desktop and Ubuntu on the Linux Kernel. I made this site and host the ISO for anyone that wants to try it out. It’s completely free and fully compatible with Ubuntu.
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    7. Founded in 2014 by Oliver Pinter and Shawn Webb, HardenedBSD is a security-enhanced fork of FreeBSD. The HardenedBSD Project is implementing many exploit mitigation and security technologies on top of FreeBSD.
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