RLSD Alternatives

    RLSD is described as 'small, "live" Linux-libre distribution with retro applications for the i686 and x86_64 architectures. It revives old hardware and the way computing used to be in the late 90s' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to RLSD for Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Haiku. The best alternative is Arch Linux, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RLSD are Xubuntu (Free, Open Source), Lubuntu (Free, Open Source), Ubuntu MATE (Free, Open Source) and Puppy Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021

    1. Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised GNU/Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package manager, to provide updates to the latest software applications with full dependency tracking.
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    2. Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Xubuntu comes with Xfce, which is a stable, light and configurable desktop environment. It is based on Ubuntu Debian Linux.
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    3. Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system with a clean and easy-to-use user interface. It is a Linux system, that uses the minimal desktop LXDE/LXQT.
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    4. Ubuntu Mate is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. Ideal for those who want the most out of their desktops, laptops and netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor.
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    5. Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.
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    6. Haiku is an open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.
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    7. The leading platform for scale-out computing, Ubuntu Server helps you make the most of your infrastructure. Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack cloud, a Hadoop cluster or a 50,000-node render farm, Ubuntu Server delivers the best value scale-out performance available.
    8. 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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    9. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      KolibriOS is a tiny yet incredibly powerful and fast operating system. This power requires only a few megabyte disk space and 8MB of RAM to run.
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