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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 a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Ubuntu Server for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions, Arch Linux and Fedora. The best alternative is Linux Mint, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ubuntu Server are Debian, Manjaro Linux, Fedora and elementary OS.

Ubuntu Server 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 Ubuntu Server.
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The leading platform for scale-out computing, Ubuntu Server helps you make the most of your infrastructure. Whether you...

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  1. 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).

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    Mint is made for standard desktop use, not servers

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    Debian

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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.

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  3. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

    Manjaro 19.0 Kyria (Xfce)
  4. 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.

    Fedora 23 (GNOME)
  5. elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu .

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    elementary OS is a desktop distribution, not a server distribution

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

    Kubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine"
  7. Pop!_OS is an operating system for STEM and creative professionals who use their computer as a tool to discover and create. Unleash your potential on secure, reliable open source software. Based on your exceptional curiosity, we sense you have a lot of it.

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    Xubuntu

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    • 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.

    Xubuntu 19.10
  9. openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server.

    GNOME desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.
  10. Zorin OS is a multi-functional operating system designed specifically for Windows users who want to have easy and smooth access to Linux. It is based on Ubuntu which is the most popular Linux operating system in the world.

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