Damn Small Linux Alternatives

    Damn Small Linux is described as 'very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Damn Small Linux for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Arch Linux, Manjaro Linux and Windows. The best alternative is Manjaro Linux, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Damn Small Linux are Arch Linux (Free, Open Source), Xubuntu (Free, Open Source), Lubuntu (Free, Open Source) and Ubuntu MATE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.
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    2. Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised GNU/Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package manager, to provide updates to the latest software applications with full dependency tracking.
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    3. Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Xubuntu comes with Xfce, which is a stable, light and configurable desktop environment. It is based on Ubuntu Debian Linux.
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    4. Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system with a clean and easy-to-use user interface. It is a Linux system, that uses the minimal desktop LXDE/LXQT.
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    5. Ubuntu Mate is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. Ideal for those who want the most out of their desktops, laptops and netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor.
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    6. Haiku is an open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.
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    7. Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.
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    8. 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.
    9. Are you that distro-hopper that always have been curious to try Archlinux, but aren’t confident enough to do the install process and dealing with bleeding-edge releases after install, or are you already familiar with Archlinux, but you’re looking for an express install with a...
    10. SliTaz is a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from removable media such as a CD-ROM or USB key. SliTaz is distributed as a LiveCD, and weighs less than 40MB. The system is quick and responsive, clean and robust.
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      riveravaldez Extremely light, libre OS.
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