GNU-Darwin Alternatives

    GNU-Darwin is described as 'aims to be the most free software distribution. Our mission is two-fold: Focus on projects that leverage our unique combination of Darwin and GNU, and help users to enjoy the benefits of software freedom' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to GNU-Darwin for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU-Darwin are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source), Arch Linux (Free, Open Source) and Fedora (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. SliTaz is a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from removable media such as a CD-ROM or USB key. SliTaz is distributed as a LiveCD, and weighs less than 40MB. The system is quick and responsive, clean and robust.
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    2. Trisquel is a computer operating system, a GNU + Linux distribution, derived from another distribution, Ubuntu, which is derived from Debian.
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    3. 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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    4. 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.
    5. Fast and powerful operating system based on the latest technologies while offering highly productive desktop environment. We focus on security, reliability, long-term stability and conservative integration of verified new features.
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    6. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
    7. Univention Corporate Server is a pre-configured platform to operate and manage server applications and complete IT infrastructures free of charge.
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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. CloudReady is a operating system built and maintained by Neverware. Based on Google’s open source Chromium OS, CloudReady uses web apps and both cloud storage (Google Drive) as well as local storage (File manager). Comes without Android app support.
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