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GNU Guix Alternatives

GNU Guix is described as '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' and is a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to GNU Guix for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions and Arch Linux. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU Guix are Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux and Manjaro Linux.

GNU Guix alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Linux Distros or Package Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNU Guix.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted
  • GNU Hurd

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  1. Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.

    Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
  2. Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest: Uma (20.2).

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    Debian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.

    Debian 9 gnome.
  4. Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised GNU/Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package manager, to provide updates to the latest software applications with full dependency tracking.

    arch with KDE 4.4 desktop
  5. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

    Manjaro 19.0 Kyria (Xfce)


  6. Fedora creates an innovative, free, and open source platform for hardware, clouds, and containers that enables software developers and community members to build tailored solutions for their users.

    Fedora 23 (GNOME)
  7. Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems

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  8. elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu .

    The boot screen
  9. macOS is a Unix-based operating system, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.

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    Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu that uses the KDE Plasma desktop environment. This gives it a completely different look and feel.

    Kubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine"
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