GalliumOS Alternatives

    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 an app 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 (Free, Open Source), Google Chrome OS (Free), Linux Lite (Free, Open Source) and Chromium OS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 1, 2021

    1. 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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      yofaw78034 It's very lightweight although lacks device support compared to GalliumOS, resulting in an uncomfortable experience.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    2. 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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    3. 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. Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu LTS and featuring the Xfce desktop.
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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. Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.

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      The project seems to be no longer updated (No release candidate since 2012, no stable release since 2008), but it still fully works.

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      • Windows
      Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience.
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      • Linux
      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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      • Chrome OS
      • Chromium OS
      Formerly known as Flint OS, and then named "FydeOS" after being acquired by NeverWare, the company behind .
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      • Linux
      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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