Portable Ubuntu Remix Alternatives

    Portable Ubuntu Remix is described as 'A portable image of Ubuntu that could run in Windows as a native win32 application. Adds capabilities to execute Linux applications and integrate with the Windows desktop'. There are four alternatives to Portable Ubuntu Remix for Windows, Linux and Wine. The best alternative is Knoppix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Portable Ubuntu Remix are speedLinux (Free, Open Source), Cooperative Linux (Free, Open Source) and BootMed (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2018

    1. Knoppix is an operating system based on Debian designed to be run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB key (Live USB), one of the first of its kind for any operating system. When starting a program, it is loaded from the removable medium and decompressed into a RAM drive.
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    2. SpeedLinux is a customized coLinux. coLinux is not a VM but it can be used in the same way. Installation of Speedlinux results in a complete LINUX System with X server running side on side with Windows on a single PC.


    3. Cooperative Linux (short-named coLinux) is the first working free and open source method for optimally running Linux on Microsoft Windows natively.

      Discontinued

      Not developed anymore, last news are from 2014.

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    4. The BootMed Live CD is an Ubuntu Remix for those new to Linux. It's main goal is to help the average Windows user to recover a computer that will not boot. BootMed can help you remove viruses from a computer that will not boot, recover deleted files and partitions.

      Discontinued

      Official site is offline.

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