Windows 11 Alternatives

    Windows 11 is described as 'provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Windows 11 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 Windows 11 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 Aug 6, 2021

    1. More than ever people expect a stable desktop with cutting-edge features, all in a package which is easy to use and ready to make their own.
    2. 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.
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      PrinceSheep This operating system is for servers, Windows 11 is for desktops. If you are interested in Ubuntu, use Ubuntu desktop.
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    3. 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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      NixOS is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to improve the state of the art in system configuration management.
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    4. Remix OS is an innovative Android-based operating system engineered to be equally adept on mobile and desktop devices.

      Discontinued

      The company Jide decided to discontinue the Remix OS project and to focus efforts on the enterprise space: http://www.jide.com/ At the moment, last version, 3.0.207, released in November 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Remix OS vs Windows 11 opinions
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      PrinceSheep It has been discontinued for 5 years
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    5. Fast and powerful operating system based on the latest technologies while offering highly productive desktop environment. We focus on security, reliability, long-term stability and conservative integration of verified new features.
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    6. A purely functional package manager and an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system developed by the GNU Project—which respects the freedom of computer users.
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    7. SliTaz is a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from removable media such as a CD-ROM or USB key. SliTaz is distributed as a LiveCD, and weighs less than 40MB. The system is quick and responsive, clean and robust.
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    8. Trisquel is a computer operating system, a GNU + Linux distribution, derived from another distribution, Ubuntu, which is derived from Debian.
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    9. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
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