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OpenIndiana Alternatives

OpenIndiana is described as 'robust enterprise operating system, based on the illumos kernel. It is open source, free to use, community developed, and suitable for servers and desktops' and is a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to OpenIndiana 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 OpenIndiana are Debian, Manjaro Linux, Pop!_OS and openSUSE.

OpenIndiana 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 OpenIndiana.
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  1. Ubuntu icon

    Ubuntu

    • Linux
    • Ubuntu
    178 alternatives to Ubuntu 

    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.

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    1.  Support for scriptingUbuntu supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsUbuntu can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  LightweightUbuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  PortableUbuntu can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Privacy focusedUbuntu is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Ad-freeUbuntu doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Debian

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    213 alternatives to Debian 

    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.

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseDebian supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  No TrackingDebian will not track you or use your personal data.
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  3. Manjaro Linux icon

    Manjaro Linux

    • Linux
    • Arch Linux
    224 alternatives to Manjaro Linux 

    Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system. Within the Linux community, Arch itself is renowned for being an exceptionally fast, powerful, and lightweight distribution that provides access to the very latest cutting...

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseManjaro Linux supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  LightweightManjaro Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  No TrackingManjaro Linux will not track you or use your personal data.
    Manjaro 19.0 Kyria (Xfce)
    Manjaro 17.0 Gellivara (KDE)
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    Pop!_OS

    • Linux
    203 alternatives to Pop!_OS 

    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.

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    openSUSE

    • Linux
    202 alternatives to openSUSE 

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

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseopenSUSE supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    GNOME desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.
    KDE Plasma desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.


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    FreeBSD

    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    204 alternatives to FreeBSD 

    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. Its advanced networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of...

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    Solus

    • Linux
    198 alternatives to Solus 

    Solus Operating System is a Linux distribution built from scratch, exclusively for desktop systems. There is no scope-creep associated with generic platforms, and the project aims to provide a modern and focused desktop-centric solution, that is designed to keep out of the way...

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseSolus supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  LightweightSolus consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  8. Puppy Linux icon

    Puppy Linux

    • Linux
    221 alternatives to Puppy Linux 

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

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    1.  LightweightPuppy Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortablePuppy Linux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    • Linux
    199 alternatives to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 

    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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    Deepin

    • Linux
    193 alternatives to Deepin 

    Deepin is a reinterpretation to creativity and individuality. It is not only a rebirth to the system appearance, but also a brand-new upgrade to the operating experience! All of this lets deepin become the best partner of your computer.

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    1.  Privacy focusedDeepin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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