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Vector Linux is described as 'The creators of Vector Linux had a single credo: keep it simple, keep it small and let the end user decide what their operating system is going to be. What has evolved from this concept is perhaps the best little Linux operating system available anywhere' and is a Linux Distro in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Vector Linux for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vector Linux are Arch Linux, Pop!_OS, Xubuntu and Lubuntu.

Vector Linux 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 Vector Linux.
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  1. Debian icon

    Debian

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    213 alternatives to 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 created is called Debian.

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseDebian supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  No TrackingDebian will not track you or use your personal data.
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  2. Arch Linux icon

    Arch Linux

    • Linux
    194 alternatives to Arch Linux 

    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.

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseArch Linux supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  LightweightArch Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    arch with KDE 4.4 desktop
    another arch with KDE 4.3 desktop


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    Pop!_OS

    • Linux
    203 alternatives to Pop!_OS 

    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

    • Linux
    169 alternatives to Xubuntu 

    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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    1.  LightweightXubuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Xubuntu 19.10
  5. Lubuntu icon

    Lubuntu

    • Linux
    167 alternatives to Lubuntu 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightLubuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    The new LXQt desktop.
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  6. FreeBSD icon

    FreeBSD

    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    204 alternatives to FreeBSD 

    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. Its advanced networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of...

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    Gentoo

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    200 alternatives to Gentoo 

    Gentoo Linux is a versatile, fast, highly configurable and completely free Linux and FreeBSD distribution geared towards developers and network professionals.

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseGentoo supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
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  8. Ubuntu MATE icon

    Ubuntu MATE

    • Linux
    208 alternatives to 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 netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor.

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    1.  LightweightUbuntu MATE consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  9. EndeavourOS icon

    EndeavourOS

    • Linux
    197 alternatives to EndeavourOS 

    Are you that distro-hopper that always have been curious to try Archlinux, but aren’t confident enough to do the install process and dealing with bleeding-edge releases after install, or are you already familiar with Archlinux, but you’re looking for an express install with a...

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseEndeavourOS supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  LightweightEndeavourOS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Privacy focusedEndeavourOS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Alpine Linux

    • Linux
    69 alternatives to Alpine Linux 

    Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.

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    1.  LightweightAlpine Linux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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