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HP-UX Alternatives

HP-UX is described as 'is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's proprietary implementation of the Unix operating system, based on UNIX System V (initially System III) and first released in 1984' and is an app. There are more than 50 alternatives to HP-UX for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HP-UX are Debian, Manjaro Linux, Pop!_OS and openSUSE.

HP-UX alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HP-UX.
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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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableUbuntu is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingUbuntu supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
  2. Debian icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableDebian is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseDebian supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingDebian will not track or use your personal data.
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    Debian 9 gnome.


  3. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseManjaro Linux supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightManjaro Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableManjaro Linux is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingManjaro Linux will not track or use your personal data.
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    Manjaro 19.0 Kyria (Xfce)
  4. Pop!_OS is an operating system for STEM and creative professionals who use their computer as a tool to discover and create. Unleash your potential on secure, reliable open source software. Based on your exceptional curiosity, we sense you have a lot of it.

    ⚫︎ CustomizablePop!_OS is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    openSUSE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableopenSUSE is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseopenSUSE supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
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    GNOME desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.


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    Solus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Solus Operating System is a Linux distribution built from scratch, exclusively for desktop systems.

    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseSolus supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSolus consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    FreeBSD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years.

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  8. Red Hat Enterprise Linux icon

    Red Hat is the leader in development, deployment, and management of Linux and open source solutions for Internet infrastructure - ranging from embedded devices to secure Web servers. Red Hat was founded in 1994 by visionary entrepreneurs Bob Young and Marc Ewing.

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  9. Puppy Linux icon

    Puppy Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPuppy Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortablePuppy Linux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Deepin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Deepin is a reinterpretation to creativity and individuality. It is not only a rebirth to the system appearance, but also

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedDeepin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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