PureOS Alternatives

    PureOS is described as 'An operating system that respects your rights to privacy, security, and freedom, by design' and is a Linux Distro in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PureOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PureOS are Debian (Free, Open Source), Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Arch Linux (Free, Open Source) and Android (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 9, 2021

    1. Mythbuntu is a community supported add-on for Ubuntu focused upon setting up a standalone MythTV based PVR system. It can be used to prepare a standalone system or for integration with an existing MythTV network.
    2. Hanthana is a Linux based operating system and a Fedora remix suitable for desktop and laptop users. Hanthana comes to you in the form of a Live CD for regular PC (i686 architecture) systems.
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    3. Superb Mini Server (SMS) is a Slackware-based server distribution with web, DNS, DHCP, file, print and fax servers, iptables firewall, mail server with spam filter and anti-virus scanner, and BitTorrent station.
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    4. UberStudent is a free, full-featured, user-friendly Linux operating system for learning, doing, and teaching the essential skills of academic success at the higher education and advanced secondary levels. It is supported by a free virtual learning environment.
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    5. ZevenOS is an Ubuntu -based GNU/Linux distribution with focus on providing a fast and easy-to-use system with BeOS-like user interface and support for older hardware.

      Discontinued

      Development seems to be stopped with last version, ZevenOS 6.0 – Goodbye Edition, released in December 2014, which is still downloadable and supported till 2019.

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    6. Frugalware Linux is an independently developed general purpose desktop Linux distribution designed for intermediate users. It follows simple Slackware -like design concepts and includes the .
    7. The community-oriented Unity Linux is a minimalist distribution and live CD based on Mandriva Linux.
    8. eZeY (formerly Open Xange, before Xange and Vixta) is an easy-to-use, Fedora -based desktop Linux distribution featuring the KDE Plasma desktop.
    9. A Small Debian-based Live OS.

      Discontinued

      Developed stopped in 2013. Last version, 2.0.1s32, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    10. Mozillux is a Linux distribution based on the popular Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux operating systems.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available and the project is no longer developed. Last version, 13.10, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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