Pop!_OS Alternatives

    Pop!_OS is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Pop!_OS 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 Pop!_OS 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 Aug 15, 2021

    1. 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.
      Ubuntu vs Pop!_OS opinions
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      UltraProgrammer Less privacy respective, and arguably less polished interface
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    2. 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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    3. Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest: Uma (20.2).
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    4. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.
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      UltraProgrammer Comparable in power, function, and philosophy, but based on Arch instead of Ubuntu for those who prefer one over the other
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    5. Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised 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.
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    6. The Fedora Project is an openly-developed project designed by Red Hat Enterprise Linux , open for general participation, led by a meritocracy, following a set of project objectives.
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    7. Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems To encourage its adoption, Microsoft announced that during its first year of availability, Windows 10 would be made available free of charge to users...
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      Windows 10 vs Pop!_OS opinions
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      timgray Windows 10 is collecting massive amounts of personal information. Pop!_OS does not have the same privacy or reputation concerns.
      Negative comment 6 months ago

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      Windows 10 isn't an alternative to Pop OS (and any distro) because of the high telemetry and non-free operating system
      Negative comment 6 months ago

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    8. Windows 7 is the successor to Windows Vista . The new OS introduces a compelling combination of welcome innovations and much-needed polish. Windows 7 is built with the codebase from Vista and is a minor upgrade (6.

      Discontinued

      Mainstream support for Windows 7 ended on January 13, 2015. Extended support with security updates ended on January 14, 2020.

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    9. elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu .
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    10. macOS is a Unix-based operating system, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.
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