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 Nov 8, 2021

    1. AV Linux is a versatile, MX Linux -based distribution featuring a large collection of audio and video production software. Additionally, it also includes a custom kernel with IRQ threading enabled for low-latency audio performance.
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    2. Edubuntu is an educational operating system that is a part of the Ubuntu family. It aims to make Ubuntu, the popular Linux-based operating system, a great choice for the computing needs of children, students, parents, teachers, and schools.

      Discontinued

      Edubuntu is still based on Ubuntu 14 LTS, which's support is ended in April 2019.

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    3. Korora is an installable Fedora Remix Live USB image which aims to provide a complete out of the box experience for new users, including support for multimedia.
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    4. Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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      • Raspberry Pi
      Risc OS is an open-source OS specifically designed to run on the ARM chipset.
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    5. NodeOS is a lightweight operating system using Node.js as userspace and managed by npm. Any package in npm is a NodeOS package, which at last count was 244,180 packages. The goal of NodeOS is to provide just enough to let npm provide the rest.
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    6. AmigaOS is the proprietary native operating system of the Amiga and AmigaOne personal computers, introduced with the launch of the first Amiga, the Amiga 1000, in 1985.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Enso aims to be a clean and simple OS that is easy to use and incorporates some of our favourite projects from around the Linux world.
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    7. OpenIndiana is a robust enterprise operating system, based on the illumos kernel. It is open source, free to use, community developed, and suitable for servers and desktops.
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    8. Dragora GNU/Linux is a distribution created from scratch with the intention of providing a stable, multi-platform and multi-purpose operating system. It is built upon 100% free software.
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