Linux Lite Alternatives

    Linux Lite is described as 'beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu LTS and featuring the Xfce desktop' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Linux Lite 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 Linux Lite 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 Jul 21, 2021

    1. AcademiX GNU/Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution developed specifically for education. The distribution was built on the Debian Linux (Stretch / Buster) distribution and contains free software for education.
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    2. ZevenOS is an Ubuntu -based GNU/Linux distribution with focus on providing a fast and easy-to-use system with BeOS-like user interface and support for older hardware.

      Discontinued

      Development seems to be stopped with last version, ZevenOS 6.0 – Goodbye Edition, released in December 2014, which is still downloadable and supported till 2019.

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    3. BeeFree OS is inspired from Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Linux Mint. The name is acronym for Beautiful, Effective, Efficient and Freedom.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Darwin is the Open Source operating system from Apple that forms the basis for Mac OS X, and PureDarwin is a community project to make Darwin more usable (some people think of it as the informal successor to OpenDarwin.
    4. Elive provides a dynamic and clean interface without saturating the look. Nothing in the desktop is static. Simplicity and intuitive is one of its best points.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Cinux is a from scratch designed, built and packaged operating system. It runs on top of the Linux kernel providing a secure, intuitive and full of capabilities workspace. It's user will enjoy a whole new but, familiar desktop experience.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Frugalware Linux is an independently developed general purpose desktop Linux distribution designed for intermediate users. It follows simple Slackware -like design concepts and includes the .
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      Minoca OS is a general purpose operating system designed specifically for feature-rich embedded devices. It's got all the high-level functionality that you've come to expect from an operating system, but offers it in a fraction of the memory footprint.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The community-oriented Unity Linux is a minimalist distribution and live CD based on Mandriva Linux.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux kernel
      Karoshi is a free and open source school server operating system based on Ubuntu.
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