PureDarwin Alternatives

    PureDarwin is described as 'Darwin is the Open Source operating system from Apple that forms the basis for Mac OS X, and PureDarwin is a community project to make Darwin more usable (some people think of it as the informal successor to OpenDarwin' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to PureDarwin for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PureDarwin are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source), Arch Linux (Free, Open Source) and Windows 10 (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Are you that distro-hopper that always have been curious to try Archlinux, but aren’t confident enough to do the install process and dealing with bleeding-edge releases after install, or are you already familiar with Archlinux, but you’re looking for an express install with a...
    2. NixOS is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to improve the state of the art in system configuration management.
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    3. SliTaz is a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from removable media such as a CD-ROM or USB key. SliTaz is distributed as a LiveCD, and weighs less than 40MB. The system is quick and responsive, clean and robust.
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    4. Trisquel is a computer operating system, a GNU + Linux distribution, derived from another distribution, Ubuntu, which is derived from Debian.
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    5. A purely functional package manager and an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system developed by the GNU Project—which respects the freedom of computer users.
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    6. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
    7. Fast and powerful operating system based on the latest technologies while offering highly productive desktop environment. We focus on security, reliability, long-term stability and conservative integration of verified new features.
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    8. The OpenBSD project produces a FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system. Our efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. * OpenBSD runs on many different hardware platforms.
    9. Univention Corporate Server is a pre-configured platform to operate and manage server applications and complete IT infrastructures free of charge.
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    10. Slackware Linux is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities.
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