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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

    1. NodeOS is a lightweight operating system using Node.js as userspace and managed by npm. Any package in npm is a NodeOS package, which at last count was 244,180 packages. The goal of NodeOS is to provide just enough to let npm provide the rest.
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    2. OpenIndiana is a robust enterprise operating system, based on the illumos kernel. It is open source, free to use, community developed, and suitable for servers and desktops.
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    3. AmigaOS is the proprietary native operating system of the Amiga and AmigaOne personal computers, introduced with the launch of the first Amiga, the Amiga 1000, in 1985.
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    4. 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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    5. CRUX is a lightweight GNU/Linux distribution for the x86-64 architecture targeted at experienced users. The primary focus of this distribution is keep it simple, which is reflected in a straightforward tar.
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    6. KaOS is a desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment, the Calligra office suite, and other popular software applications that use the Qt toolkit.
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    7. BLAG is a single-cd distro with everything desktop users "expect" from a desktop, plus a collection of nice server apps.

      Discontinued

      The Blag Linux and GNU project is discontinued. It was removed from the 100% free distributions of GNU for this reason.
      https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html

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    8. Artix Linux is a fork (or continuation as an autonomous project) of the Arch-OpenRC and Manjaro-OpenRC projects. Artix Linux offers a lightweight, rolling-release operating system featuring the OpenRC init software.
    9. wattOS is a fast desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Using the lightweight .
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    10. Pinguy OS an out-of-the-box working operating system for everyone, not just geeks This OS is for people that have never used Linux before or for people that just want an out-of-the-box working OS without doing all the tweaks and enhancements that everyone seems to do when...
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