RISC OS Alternatives

    RISC OS is described as 'Risc OS is an open-source OS specifically designed to run on the ARM chipset' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to RISC OS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RISC OS are Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source), Arch Linux (Free, Open Source), Windows 10 (Paid) and Fedora (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Garuda Linux is an appealing Arch Linux-based distribution with BTRFS (modern filesystem), Linux-zen kernel, auto snapshots, gaming edition, and many more bleeding edge features.
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    2. Ubuntu Core, a minimalist rendition of Ubuntu , is a lightweight, transactionally updated operating system designed for deployments on embedded and IoT devices, cloud and more.
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    3. Semplice Linux is a simple, fast and lightweight distribution based on Debian's unstable branch. It includes a small collection of up-to-date applications running on top of the Openbox window manager.
    4. Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience.
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    5. The unofficial successor of Antergos, RebornOS is an Arch-based distro that focuses on allowing the user to decide exactly how they want their system while making it easy for anyone to do so - both during installation and afterwards.
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    6. SolydX and SolydK are Debian based distributions with the Xfce and KDE Plasma desktop. SolydXK aims to be simple to use, providing an environment that is both stable and secure.
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    7. Dynebolic, a GNU/Linux distribution with special emphasis on audio and video editing.
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    8. MidnightBSD is a new BSD-derived operating system developed with desktop users in mind. It includes all the software you'd expect for your daily tasks — email, web browsing, word processing, gaming, and much more.
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    9. Store and share links to docs, files, or literally anything useful. Connect favorite tools for more opportunities. Share and work exclusively with teammates by creating private space or with the whole world with public ones.
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    10. openmamba GNU/Linux is a ready-to-use operating system for netbooks, notebooks, desktop and server personal computers.
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