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 Debian (Free, Open Source), Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 6, 2021

    1. BunsenLabs Linux is a distribution offering a light-weight and easily customizable Openbox desktop. The current release is Helium, built on top of Debian (stable). The project is a community continuation of CrunchBang Linux.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      MINIX is a POSIX-compliant Unix-like operating system based on a tiny microkernel running in kernel mode with the rest of the operating system running as a number of isolated, protected, processes in user mode.


    2. gNewSense is a computer operating system based on Debian, and developed with sponsorship from the Free Software Foundation.
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    3. antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy-to-install linux live CD distribution based on MEPIS and Debian's testing branch for Intel/AMD x86-compatible systems. antiX offers users the "Magic of MEPIS" in an environment suitable for old computers.
    4. SparkyLinux is a Debian-based Linux distribution which provides ready to use, out of the box operating system with a set of slightly customized lightweight desktops.
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    5. 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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    6. PCLinuxOS is a free easy to use Linux-based Operating System for desktops or laptops.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Mageia is a fork of Mandriva Linux formed in September 2010 by former employees and contributors to the popular French Linux distribution.
    7. A project providing a fully free (as in freedom) derivative of Arch Linux. Inheriting Arch's lightweight and flexibility, Parabola offers software freedom plus all power to the users.
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    8. Clear Linux OS is an open source, rolling release Linux distribution optimized for performance and security, from the Cloud to the Edge, designed for customization, and manageability.
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