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Cortana Alternatives for Linux

Cortana is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Mycroft, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Cortana and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Cortana are Almond, Dragonfire, kalliope and SEPIA Framework.

Cortana alternatives are mainly Virtual Assistants but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cortana.
This page was last updated Jun 14, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • Windows Phone
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  1. Mycroft is an open source voice assistant, that can be installed on Linux, Raspberry Pi, or on the Mark 1 hardware device.

  2. The open, privacy-preserving virtual assistant.



  3. Dragonfire is an open source virtual assistant for Linux operating systems especially for Ubuntu based distributions. Dragonfire will be preinstalled software package on DragonOS Linux Distribution.

  4. kalliope

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    Kalliope is a modular always-on voice controlled personal assistant designed for home automation.

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  5. SEPIA is a server-based, extendable, personal, intelligent assistant. The SEPIA-Framework is a collection of open-source modules and tools that form a coherent ecosystem for self-hosted, privacy-compliant, voice-controlled applications and devices.



  6. Presbot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    Presbot is a community of chatbots, an interactive version of Linkedin. Presbot provides the simplest and fastest way to create your personal and professional chatbot. Presbot employs rule based and machine learning algorithms and learns from each interaction with your end users.

  7. Kara

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Simply put, Kara is a voice assistant that steals 0% of your data so you stay free! She is a actively maintained, modular, and designed to customize.

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  8. Snips

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Debian
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Roku

    Deploy your customized Snips voice assistant to a Raspberry Pi, Android, iOS, or Linux device. It will run completely on-device, keeping your data safe and private!

    Discontinued

    Snips has been bought out by Sonos and are closing tools needed to install and continue running the assistant. https://forum.snips.ai/t/important-message-regarding-the-snips-console/4145

  9. Lucida

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Sirius is an open-source end-to-end standalone intelligent personal assistant (IPA) service. Sirius receives queries in the form of speech or images and returns results in the form of natural language.

    Discontinued

    The last commit to the GitHub repo was made on July 7th, 2017.

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  10. Jasper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    Jasper is an open source platform for developing always-on, voice-controlled applications.

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