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GalliumOS is described as 'fast and lightweight Linux distro made for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. GalliumOS delivers a complete Linux environment with full hardware support, a carefully tuned kernel, and a full-featured and attractive desktop' and is a Linux Distro in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GalliumOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Xubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GalliumOS are Lubuntu, Google Chrome OS, Windows 11 and Linux Lite.

GalliumOS alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GalliumOS.
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  1. Xubuntu icon

    Xubuntu

    • Linux
    190 alternatives to Xubuntu 

    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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    1.  LightweightXubuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    It's very lightweight although lacks device support compared to GalliumOS, resulting in an uncomfortable experience.

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    Lubuntu

    • Linux
    171 alternatives to Lubuntu 

    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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    1.  LightweightLubuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    The new LXQt desktop.
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  3. Google Chrome OS icon

    Google Chrome OS

    171 alternatives to Google Chrome OS 

    Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google that uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface, so it works primarily with web applications.

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  4. Windows 11 icon

    Windows 11

    203 alternatives to Windows 11 

    Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience. From a rejuvenated Start menu to new ways to connect to your favorite people, news, games, and content—Windows 11 is the place to think, express, and create in a natural...

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    Linux Lite

    • Linux
    194 alternatives to Linux Lite 

    Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu LTS and featuring the Xfce desktop.

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    1.  LightweightLinux Lite consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Linux Lite 4.2 -November 2018
    Linux Lite 4.2 -November 2018


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    Chromium OS

    139 alternatives to Chromium OS 

    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.

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  7. Damn Small Linux icon

    Damn Small Linux

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    54 alternatives to Damn Small Linux 

    Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.

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    1.  LightweightDamn Small Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer updated (No release candidate since 2012, no stable release since 2008), but it still fully works.

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    • Enso OS icon

      Enso OS

      158 alternatives to Enso OS 

      Enso aims to be a clean and simple OS that is easy to use and incorporates some of our favourite projects from around the Linux world.

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      FydeOS

      • Chrome OS
      • Chromium OS
      129 alternatives to FydeOS 

      Formerly known as Flint OS, and then named "FydeOS" after being acquired by NeverWare, the company behind CloudReady

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      ZincLinux

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      155 alternatives to ZincLinux 

      ZincLinux was a personal project to build an operating system using XFCE Desktop and Ubuntu on the Linux Kernel. I made this site and host the ISO for anyone that wants to try it out. It’s completely free and fully compatible with Ubuntu.

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