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

    1. Formerly known as Flint OS, and then named "FydeOS" after being acquired by NeverWare, the company behind .
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    2. Instant WebKiosk is a free and refined “live” (no installation required) browser-only (only the browser interface will show up) operating system based on Linux Debian and designed for use in web kiosks, multi-user “web workstations” (cafès, offices, schools, hotels) and...

    3. Absolute is a 64-bit Lightweight Linux distribution based upon Slackware; It concentrates on "desktop" use so that it is ready for internet, multimedia, document and general home use out of the box.
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    4. A portable Windows environment.


      Development ended as of Windows 10 1903, and removed in Windows 10 2004.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      An operating system written in Common Lisp.
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