GNOME OS Alternatives

    GNOME OS is described as 'With the release of GNOME 3.38.0, we started producing and distributing bootable VM images for debugging and testing features before they hit any distribution repository. We called the images GNOME OS' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GNOME OS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Windows S. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNOME OS 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 Jul 21, 2021

    1. A purely functional package manager and an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system developed by the GNU Project—which respects the freedom of computer users.
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    2. The OpenBSD project produces a FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system. Our efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. * OpenBSD runs on many different hardware platforms.


    3. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
    4. Peppermint was designed for enhanced mobility, efficiency and ease of use. While other operating systems are taking 10 minutes to load, you are already connected, communicating and getting things done.
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    5. Slackware Linux is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities.
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    6. Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu LTS and featuring the Xfce desktop.
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    7. Endless OS is a Linux-based operating system which provides a simplified and streamlined user experience using a customized desktop environment forked from GNOME 3.
    8. An Ubuntu Distribution that aims to make the switch to Linux easier, simpler and faster not just for Windows users but also Mac and Linux Distro users alike for free. Feren OS aims to be one of the best Distros, if not OSs out there...
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    9. gNewSense is a computer operating system based on Debian, and developed with sponsorship from the Free Software Foundation.
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    10. 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.
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