Windows XP is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Windows XP and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Windows XP are Debian (Free, Open Source), Linux Mint (Free, Open Source), Manjaro Linux (Free, Open Source) and Arch Linux (Free, Open Source).
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.
Ubuntu vs Windows XP opinions
Almost everyone thinks Ubuntu is a great alternative to Windows XP.
Stable, familiar user interface, safer than Windows from malware, lots of software available. And especially the Lubuntu version, runs VERY well on older computers with less power and memory.
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).
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Linux Mint vs Windows XP opinions
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it s all in + User frendly (you dont need to know what an Admin is,if U r root = it s 4 Relatives = They need no (less) support = YOUR Live become easy ;-)))
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.