Ubuntu Server Alternatives

    Ubuntu Server is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Ubuntu Server for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ubuntu Server are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source), Fedora (Free, Open Source) and elementary OS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 5, 2021

    1. 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.
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    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: Ulyssa (20.1).
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    3. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.
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    4. The Fedora Project is an openly-developed project designed by Red Hat Enterprise Linux , open for general participation, led by a meritocracy, following a set of project objectives.
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    5. elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu .
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    6. 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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    7. Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu that uses the KDE Plasma desktop environment. This gives it a completely different look and feel.
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    8. openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. The openSUSE distribution is a stable, easy to use and complete multi-purpose distribution.
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    9. Qubes is an open source operating system designed to provide strong security for desktop computing.
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    10. A low-cost, capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like games, spreadsheets and word-processing. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by children and young people all over the world to learn programming.
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