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. PCLinuxOS is a free easy to use Linux-based Operating System for desktops or laptops.
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    2. 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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    3. Dragora GNU/Linux is a distribution created from scratch with the intention of providing a stable, multi-platform and multi-purpose operating system. It is built upon 100% free software.
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    4. Launched with the code-name Project Lenix, AlmaLinux OS is an open-source, community-driven project that intends to fill the gap left by the demise of the CentOS stable release.
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    5. Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience.
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    6. 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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    7. Springdale Linux (SDL) / Formerly known as PUIAS Linux is a RHEL-based Distribution and Mirror. A project of members of the computing staff of ?Princeton University and the ?Institute for Advanced Study
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      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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