GhostBSD Alternatives

    GhostBSD is described as 'user friendly desktop operating system based on FreeBSD , which attempts to conform to the Single Unix Specification' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to GhostBSD for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GhostBSD are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Debian (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 6, 2021

    1. Pearl Linux OS has been available for free download since 12/2014 with our first release simply titled Pearl Linux. It was based on the 14.04 released version of Ubuntu. That release was using the XFCE desktop environment.
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    2. Mabox Linux is based on Manjaro, featuring a customized Openbox window manager preconfigured to be ready to use. It was inspired by CrunchBang, and uses some BunsenLabs utilities adapted for Manjaro. Mabox Linux uses some of XFCE and LXDE components.
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    3. The unofficial successor of Antergos, RebornOS is an Arch-based distro that focuses on allowing the user to decide exactly how they want their system while making it easy for anyone to do so - both during installation and afterwards.
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    4. Ubuntu Cloud is an open source Linux operating system designed to be used as a personal cloud server. It is based on the well known Ubuntu Linux distribution and recognized as an official Ubuntu flavor, distributed by Canonical.
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    5. Semplice Linux is a simple, fast and lightweight distribution based on Debian's unstable branch. It includes a small collection of up-to-date applications running on top of the Openbox window manager.


    6. The OpenMandriva distribution is a full-featured Linux desktop and server, sponsored by the OpenMandriva Association, and is based on ROSA, a Russian Linux distribution project which forked Mandriva Linux in 2012.
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      Dynebolic, a GNU/Linux distribution with special emphasis on audio and video editing.
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    7. SolydX and SolydK are Debian based distributions with the Xfce and KDE Plasma desktop. SolydXK aims to be simple to use, providing an environment that is both stable and secure.
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      ROSA Linux is a Linux operating system and distribution, developed by Russian company LLC NTC IT ROSA. It is available in three different editions: ROSA Desktop Fresh, ROSA Enterprise Desktop and ROSA Enterprise Linux Server.
    8. Tanglu is a Debian-based Linux distribution which aims to provide the best desktop experience for regular users and enthusiasts.