AlternativeTo Logo

Pengwin Alternatives

Pengwin is described as 'The first Linux® distribution optimized for WSL. Based on Debian®. From open-source software startup Whitewater Foundry. Formerly known as WLinux' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pengwin for Linux, Windows, BSD, Self-Hosted solutions and Ubuntu. The best alternative is Ubuntu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pengwin are Debian, Kubuntu, openSUSE and Kali Linux.

Pengwin alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pengwin.
This page was last updated
Pengwin iconPengwin
  1
  • Windows

The first Linux® distribution optimized for WSL. Based on Debian®. From open-source software startup Whitewater...

Learn more about Pengwin

  1. Ubuntu icon

    Ubuntu

    • Linux
    • Ubuntu
    178 alternatives to Ubuntu 

    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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Support for scriptingUbuntu supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsUbuntu can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  LightweightUbuntu consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  PortableUbuntu can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Privacy focusedUbuntu is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Ad-freeUbuntu doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
  2. Debian icon

    Debian

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    213 alternatives to Debian 

    The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Rolling ReleaseDebian supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  No TrackingDebian will not track you or use your personal data.
    Debian 9 gnome.
    Screenshot


  3. Kubuntu icon

    Kubuntu

    • Linux
    213 alternatives to Kubuntu 

    Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu that uses the KDE Plasma desktop environment. This gives it a completely different look and feel.

    Kubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine"
  4. openSUSE icon

    openSUSE

    • Linux
    202 alternatives to openSUSE 

    openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Rolling ReleaseopenSUSE supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    GNOME desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.
    KDE Plasma desktop in openSUSE Leap 15.2.
  5. Kali Linux icon

    Kali Linux

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    18 alternatives to Kali Linux 

    Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing, originally forked from Backtrack Linux by the Offensive Security team.

    Screenshot


  6. Clear Linux icon

    Clear Linux

    • Linux
    160 alternatives to Clear Linux 

    Clear Linux OS is an open source, rolling release Linux distribution optimized for performance and security, from the Cloud to the Edge, designed for customization, and manageability.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Rolling ReleaseClear Linux supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    Screenshot
  7. UbuntuDDE icon

    UbuntuDDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    167 alternatives to UbuntuDDE 

    UbuntuDDE is a flavor of Ubuntu system with Deepin Desktop Environment.

     Suggest and vote on features
    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Screenshot
  8. Ubuntu Cinnamon icon

    Ubuntu Cinnamon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    166 alternatives to Ubuntu Cinnamon 

    Community-driven, featuring Linux Mint’s Cinnamon Desktop with Ubuntu at the core, packed fast and full of features, here is the most traditionally modern desktop you will ever love.

     Suggest and vote on features
    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Screenshot
  9. AcademiX GNU/Linux icon

    AcademiX GNU/Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    164 alternatives to AcademiX GNU/Linux 

    AcademiX GNU/Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution developed specifically for education. The distribution was built on the Debian Linux (Stretch / Buster) distribution and contains free software for education.

     Suggest and vote on features
    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Menu
  10. Bedrock Linux icon

    Bedrock Linux

    • Linux
    155 alternatives to Bedrock Linux 

    Bedrock Linux is a meta Linux distribution which allows users to utilize features from other, typically mutually exclusive distributions. Essentially, users can mix-and-match components as desired. For example, one could have:

     Suggest and vote on features
    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
Showing 10 of 12 alternatives
AlternativeTo