Unity Linux Alternatives

    Unity Linux is described as 'The community-oriented Unity Linux is a minimalist distribution and live CD based on Mandriva Linux' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Unity Linux for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Unity Linux are Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Debian (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 6, 2021

    1. Launched with the code-name Project Lenix, AlmaLinux OS is an open-source, community-driven project that intends to fill the gap left by the demise of the CentOS stable release.
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    2. Spatry's remix of Manjaro Linux! It comes with the XFCE desktop, lots of themes and a complete software set designed to give you an enjoyable user experience.
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    3. Calculate Linux is based on Gentoo that is well known for its stability and great performance on a broad range of hardware: from Pentium Pro to modern CPUs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Nix Package Manager
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      MerOS is a user friendly, good looking, general purpose Nix based GNU/Linux distro. It is ideal for those who want the most out of their computers, a well-designed desktop environment and an uncommon Linux experience.
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    4. The Chakra project aims to create a full-featured KDE Plasma build with the simplicity of Arch Linux builds.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Obarun is a GNU/Linux operating system that relies on s6/66 init and service management suite. The goal of Obarun is to provide an alternative for people looking for more simplicity and transparency in maintaining their systems.
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    5. The CLIP OS project is an open source project maintained by the ANSSI (National Cybersecurity Agency of France) that aims to build a secure, multi-level operating system, based on the Linux kernel and a lot of free and open source software.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Devuan is the base GNU/Linux distribution aiming to replace Debian in order to preserve Init Freedom and avoid the systemd lock-in. Devuan is developed by and for Veteran Unix Admins.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux kernel
      Sourcemage is a source-based GNU/Linux distribution based on a Sorcery metaphor of 'casting' and 'dispelling' programs, which we refer to as 'spells'.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Lunar Linux is a revolutionary Linux distribution in that it is not binary based, as are most distributions, but is instead built entirely by compiling source code, using your own custom optimizations. It installs a complete bootstrap development system first.

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      The project is still developed, anyway last version, 1.7.0, was released in October 2014. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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