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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux kernel
      Sourcemage is a source-based GNU/Linux distribution based on a Sorcery metaphor of 'casting' and 'dispelling' programs, which we refer to as 'spells'.
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    1. 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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    2. ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based, APT-managed operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus package repository branches. ALT Linux Rescue is, well, the disaster recovery tool.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • BSD
      NomadBSD is a persistent live system for USB flash drives, based on FreeBSD.
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    3. The distribution features many desktop editions which can be installed from live discs. Some patent encumbered open source software is included in GeckoLinux which is not available in the default installation of openSUSE.
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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".

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
      An open-source OS for exploration, creation, and play. Kano OS is based on the Raspbian OS which itself is based on Debian, a Linux based operating system.
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    4. Nitrux is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution suitable for laptops and desktop computers. Its main desktop environment is Nomad, a KDE Plasma desktop enhanced with "plasmoids" to create a special blend of aesthetics and functionality.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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