Windows 1.0 Alternatives

    Windows 1.0 is described as 'releases the first Microsoft GUI and it was an big update from MS-DOS and it made using the computer even more user friendly!' and is a Operating System in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Windows 1.0 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows 1.0 are Debian (Free, Open Source), Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 2, 2021

    1. Ubuntu Cloud is an open source Linux operating system designed to be used as a personal cloud server. It is based on the well known Ubuntu Linux distribution and recognized as an official Ubuntu flavor, distributed by Canonical.
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    2. The OpenMandriva distribution is a full-featured Linux desktop and server, sponsored by the OpenMandriva Association, and is based on ROSA, a Russian Linux distribution project which forked Mandriva Linux in 2012.
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    3. Dynebolic, a GNU/Linux distribution with special emphasis on audio and video editing.
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    4. openmamba GNU/Linux is a ready-to-use operating system for netbooks, notebooks, desktop and server personal computers.
    5. SolydX and SolydK are Debian based distributions with the Xfce and KDE Plasma desktop. SolydXK aims to be simple to use, providing an environment that is both stable and secure.
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    6. Tanglu is a Debian-based Linux distribution which aims to provide the best desktop experience for regular users and enthusiasts.
    7. Point Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to combine the power of Debian GNU/Linux with the productivity of MATE, the Gnome 2 desktop environment fork.
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    8. MidnightBSD is a new BSD-derived operating system developed with desktop users in mind. It includes all the software you'd expect for your daily tasks — email, web browsing, word processing, gaming, and much more.
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    9. RetroBSD is a port of 2.11BSD Unix intended for embedded systems with fixed memory mapping. The current target is Microchip PIC32 microcontroller with 128 kbytes of RAM and 512 kbytes of Flash.
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    10. Hanthana is a Linux based operating system and a Fedora remix suitable for desktop and laptop users. Hanthana comes to you in the form of a Live CD for regular PC (i686 architecture) systems.
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