Devuan Alternatives

    Devuan is described as 'is the base GNU/Linux distribution aiming to replace Debian in order to preserve Init Freedom and avoid the systemd lock-in. Devuan is developed by and for Veteran Unix Admins' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Devuan for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Chrome OS, Windows S, Self-Hosted solutions and Windows. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Devuan are Debian (Free, Open Source), Ubuntu Server (Free, Open Source), CloudReady (Freemium) and Chromium OS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 31, 2021

    1. Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.
    2. The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.
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    3. The leading platform for scale-out computing, Ubuntu Server helps you make the most of your infrastructure. Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack cloud, a Hadoop cluster or a 50,000-node render farm, Ubuntu Server delivers the best value scale-out performance available.
    4. CloudReady is a operating system built and maintained by Neverware. Based on Google’s open source Chromium OS, CloudReady uses web apps and both cloud storage (Google Drive) as well as local storage (File manager). Comes without Android app support.
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    5. Chromium OS is an open-source project, used primarily by developers, that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web. Chromium OS and...
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    6. SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing. It's the only Linux recommended by VMware, Microsoft and SAP.
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    7. Rocky Linux is a community enterprise operating system designed to be 100% bug-for-bug compatible with America's top enterprise Linux distribution now that its downstream partner has shifted direction. It is under intensive development by the community.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • OpenSolaris
      OpenIndiana is a robust enterprise operating system, based on the illumos kernel. It is open source, free to use, community developed, and suitable for servers and desktops.
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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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    8. Netrunner is an Debian -based distribution with a focus on desktop computing. It boasts a carefully tuned KDE Plasma Plasma 5 desktop.
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