Porteus Alternatives

    Porteus is described as 'complete linux operating system that is optimized to run from CD, USB flash drive, hard drive, or other bootable storage media' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Porteus for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Mac and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Arch Linux, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Porteus are Google Chrome OS (Free), Haiku (Free, Open Source), Puppy Linux (Free, Open Source) and SliTaz (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 18, 2020


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    • Mac
    • Chrome OS
    • Chromium OS
    • Arch Linux
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    • Linux kernel


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    • Linux-based
    • Minimalistic
    • Customizable
    • Web Browsers Based on Firefox
    • Browser based
    • Google Chrome Extensions
    • ChromeOS-like
    • Cloud based
    • Distribution
    • LiveUSB
    • Package Manager
    • Portable
    • Portable Linux
    • Rolling release
    • Run Android Apps on Desktop
    • Security focused
    • Specific for 64-Bit
    • Technical versatility


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