Windows 98 is described as 'The best MS-DOS Windows Operating System released by Microsoft. Nowadays many players of abandonware still miss this rather stable and innovative OS' and is a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Windows 98 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows 98 are Debian, Linux Mint, Arch Linux and Fedora.
Windows 98 is mainly a Operating System but alternatives to it may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows 98.
Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.
Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest: Uma (20.2).
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.