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    Ubuntu Core Alternatives

    Ubuntu Core is described as ', a minimalist rendition of Ubuntu , is a lightweight, transactionally updated operating system designed for deployments on embedded and IoT devices, cloud and more' and is a Operating System in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Ubuntu Core 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 Ubuntu Core are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source), Fedora (Free, Open Source) and Windows 10 (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 17, 2022

    1. Ubuntu Cloud is an open source Linux operating system designed to be used as a personal cloud server. It is based on the well known Ubuntu Linux distribution and recognized as an official Ubuntu flavor, distributed by Canonical.
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    2. Dynebolic, a GNU/Linux distribution with special emphasis on audio and video editing.
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      ROSA Linux is a Linux operating system and distribution, developed by Russian company LLC NTC IT ROSA. It is available in three different editions: ROSA Desktop Fresh, ROSA Enterprise Desktop and ROSA Enterprise Linux Server.
    3. openmamba GNU/Linux is a ready-to-use operating system for netbooks, notebooks, desktop and server personal computers.
    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Parsix GNU/Linux is a live and installation DVD based on Debian GNU/Linux. The project's goal is to provide a ready-to-use and easy-to-install operating system based on .

      Discontinued

      According to DistroWatch, this distro was discontinued. Official website is offline.

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    7. AriOS is an easy-to-use operating system based on Ubuntu. AriOS comes with a unique and optimized interface as well as many extra applications, multimedia codecs, flash and java plugins, and many tweaks!

      Discontinued

      Websites still exists, but has content unrelated to operating systems. Project seems to be discontinued.

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    8. Point Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to combine the power of Debian GNU/Linux with the productivity of MATE, the Gnome 2 desktop environment fork.
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    9. aptosid is an operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux unstable branch, codenamed sid, and our ISOs hold fast to the core values and the Social Contract of Debian (DFSG).

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2013-01, can be still downloaded from the official website.