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    instantOS Alternatives

    instantOS is described as 'Manjaro based distro that works out of the box but is still aimed at power users. Everything is lightning fast and works out of the box' and is a Linux Distro in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to instantOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like instantOS 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 Jan 17, 2022

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      • Linux
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