CoreOS Alternatives

    CoreOS is described as 'new Linux distribution that has been rearchitected to provide features needed to run modern infrastructure stacks' and is a Operating System in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to CoreOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CoreOS 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 Nov 8, 2021

    1. Dynebolic, a GNU/Linux distribution with special emphasis on audio and video editing.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Mandriva Linux
      ROSA Linux is a Linux operating system and distribution, developed by Russian company LLC NTC IT ROSA. It is available in three different editions: ROSA Desktop Fresh, ROSA Enterprise Desktop and ROSA Enterprise Linux Server.


    2. Save time, increase scalability, and reduce costs with the Windows Server 2008 R2 virtualization tools, Web resources, and management enhancements.
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    3. Tanglu is a Debian-based Linux distribution which aims to provide the best desktop experience for regular users and enthusiasts.
    4. Superb Mini Server (SMS) is a Slackware-based server distribution with web, DNS, DHCP, file, print and fax servers, iptables firewall, mail server with spam filter and anti-virus scanner, and BitTorrent station.
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    5. Bluestar Linux is an Arch Linux-based distribution, built with an understanding that people want and need a solid Operating System that provides a breadth of functionality and ease of use without sacrificing aesthetics.
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    6. Elive provides a dynamic and clean interface without saturating the look. Nothing in the desktop is static. Simplicity and intuitive is one of its best points.
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    7. Darwin is the Open Source operating system from Apple that forms the basis for Mac OS X, and PureDarwin is a community project to make Darwin more usable (some people think of it as the informal successor to OpenDarwin.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      Minoca OS is a general purpose operating system designed specifically for feature-rich embedded devices. It's got all the high-level functionality that you've come to expect from an operating system, but offers it in a fraction of the memory footprint.
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    8. 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.

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