Alternatives to Tails for all platforms with any license

  • Debian

    WHAT is Debian? 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...

    • Debian is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. Guest • Oct 2017 • 10 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Linux Tails is based off of Debian Linux but Debian doesn't come out of the box with TOR, RAM wiping, privacy tools, or Veracrypt. OAKSIF0Jun 2018 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Windows S BSD Self-Hosted

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  • Linux Mint

    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...

    • Linux Mint is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0May 2018 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux Ubuntu

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  • Arch Linux

    Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package...

    • Arch Linux is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0May 2018 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Fedora

    The Fedora Project is an openly-developed project designed by Red Hat , open for general participation, led by a meritocracy, following a set of project objectives.

    • Fedora is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0May 2018 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Xubuntu

    Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Xubuntu comes with Xfce, which is a stable, light and configurable desktop environment.

    • Xubuntu is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0May 2018 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux Self-Hosted Ubuntu Debian

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  • Qubes OS

    A security-oriented operating system that uses "security by compartmentalization".

    • Tails is a Debian-based distro you might install on a USB stick and run live. It funnels traffic through TOR to protect anonymity and wipes its behind on the way out. Qubes can do the same through its Whonix VM, but it also offers much more. It's offers security, by building ephemeral VMs in which apps can run. Thsese can be Debian, Fedora or Whonix based. Anonymity+security with Qubes. JohnFastmanJan 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Great alternative to Linux Tails. Is more secure by isolating everything using Virtual Machines. Takes more resources obviously but more secure. Downside is that its not portable like Linux Tails is, but you can carry it around in a USB stick preferably 128GB. OAKSIF0May 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux Fedora Xen

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  • Kubuntu

    Linux operating system distribution derived from Ubuntu but with KDE environment.

    • Kubuntu is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0Jul 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Ubuntu MATE

    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...

    • Ubuntu MATE is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0Jul 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Antergos

    Antergos, as its father, Arch Linux , is a rolling release distro. It started life under the name of Cinnarch, combining the Cinnamon...

    • Antergos is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0Jul 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Red Hat

    Red Hat is the leader in development, deployment, and management of Linux and open source solutions for Internet infrastructure - ranging from embedded devices to secure...

    • Red Hat is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. It is also commercial software so the source code isn't open to check for vulnerabilities, unlike Tails which is open source. Red Hat is an OS for servers and system administrators, not for privacy. OAKSIF0Jul 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Open Source Linux

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  • Puppy Linux

    Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.

    • Puppy Linux is a generic Linux distro that does not come out of the box with Tor routing all network traffic - which is the primary feature of Tails. OAKSIF0Jul 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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