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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      Dragora GNU/Linux is a distribution created from scratch with the intention of providing a stable, multi-platform and multi-purpose operating system. It is built upon 100% free software.
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    1. KaOS is a desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment, the Calligra office suite, and other popular software applications that use the Qt toolkit.
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    2. CRUX is a lightweight GNU/Linux distribution for the x86-64 architecture targeted at experienced users. The primary focus of this distribution is keep it simple, which is reflected in a straightforward tar.
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    3. BLAG is a single-cd distro with everything desktop users "expect" from a desktop, plus a collection of nice server apps.

      Discontinued

      The Blag Linux and GNU project is discontinued. It was removed from the 100% free distributions of GNU for this reason.
      https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Pinguy OS an out-of-the-box working operating system for everyone, not just geeks This OS is for people that have never used Linux before or for people that just want an out-of-the-box working OS without doing all the tweaks and enhancements that everyone seems to do when...
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    4. Oracle Solaris is the #1 enterprise OS, delivering breakthrough high-availability, security, efficiency, and industry-leading scalability/performance.
    5. Trusted End Node Security (TENS), previously called Lightweight Portable Security (LPS), is a Linux-based live CD with a goal of allowing users to work on a computer without the risk of exposing their credentials and private data to malware, key loggers and other Internet-era...
    6. wattOS is a fast desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Using the lightweight .
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    7. 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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    8. 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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