Arch Linux is an independently developed, x86_64 optimized 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 Linux is the most popular Linux alternative to Mezzano.
- - Arch Linux is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Mezzano.
Arch Linux Features
Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system with a clean and easy-to-use user interface. It is a Linux system, that uses the minimal desktop LXDE/LXQT.
Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.
Are you that distro-hopper that always have been curious to try Archlinux, but aren’t confident enough to do the install process and dealing with bleeding-edge releases after install, or are you already familiar with Archlinux, but you’re looking for an express install with a...
Haiku is an open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.
SliTaz is a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from removable media such as a CD-ROM or USB key. SliTaz is distributed as a LiveCD, and weighs less than 40MB. The system is quick and responsive, clean and robust.
The Temple Operating System (TempleOS) is a free and open source, x86_64, non-preemptive, multi-tasking PC operating system.
- - TempleOS is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Mezzano.
Porteus is a complete linux operating system that is optimized to run from CD, USB flash drive, hard drive, or other bootable storage media. It's small (under 300Mb) and insanely fast which allows you to start up and get online while most other operating systems are left...
Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.
- - Damn Small Linux is the most popular Windows & Mac alternative to Mezzano.
Damn Small Linux FeaturesDiscontinued
The project seems to be no longer updated (No release candidate since 2012, no stable release since 2008), but it still fully works.
Bodhi Linux, a lightweight distribution featuring the fast & fully customizable Moksha Desktop (https://alternativeto.net/software/moksha/about/). The 64-bit is built on top of Ubuntu (20.04). The 32-bit Non-PAE architecture has a Ubuntu 18.04 base – Bodhi Linux 6.0.
Bodhi Linux Features
KolibriOS is a tiny yet incredibly powerful and fast operating system. This power requires only a few megabyte disk space and 8MB of RAM to run. Kolibri features a rich set of applications that include word processor, image viewer, graphical editor, web browser and well over 30...