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Symphony OS is described as 'Live CD Linux-based operating system, developed by Ryan Quinn, Jason Spisak, and Alexander Drummond. The distribution was dormant until 29 June 2011, when a new build was released (Developer Build 2011.7511)' and is a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Symphony OS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions, Ubuntu and FreeBSD. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Symphony OS are Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux and Fedora.

Symphony OS alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Symphony OS.
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Symphony OS is a Live CD Linux-based operating system, developed by Ryan Quinn, Jason Spisak, and Alexander Drummond. The...

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  1. Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableUbuntu is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingUbuntu supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
  2. Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest: Uma (20.2).

    ⚫︎ CustomizableLinux Mint is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeLinux Mint doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingLinux Mint will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLinux Mint supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedLinux Mint is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Debian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableDebian is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseDebian supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingDebian will not track or use your personal data.
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    Debian 9 gnome.
  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableArch Linux is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseArch Linux supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightArch Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    arch with KDE 4.4 desktop
  5. Fedora creates an innovative, free, and open source platform for hardware, clouds, and containers that enables software developers and community members to build tailored solutions for their users.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFedora is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingFedora will not track or use your personal data.
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    Fedora 23 (GNOME)


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    Kubuntu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu that uses the KDE Plasma desktop environment. This gives it a completely different look and feel.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableKubuntu is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Kubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine"
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    Xubuntu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightXubuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Xubuntu 19.10
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    openSUSE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableopenSUSE is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Rolling ReleaseopenSUSE supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
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    GNOME desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.
  9. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightLubuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableLubuntu is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    The new LXQt desktop.
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    FreeBSD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years.

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