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Arch Linux Family

AlterLinux

Last modification: 2020-10-02

Is a Linux distribution based on Arch Linux made in Japan. The project uses the ZEN Linux kernel and is available with the following desktop: LXDe and Xfce.

ArchLinux

Last modification: 2021-02-01

Is a Linux distribution that first appeared in March 2002. One of it's strong characteristic is it can install RPM and DEB packages.

Archman

Last modification: 2021-02-08

Is an Arch Linux-based distribution which features the Calamares system installer and the pre-configured XFCE desktop environment.

EndeavourOS

Last modification: 2021-02-03

Is a rolling release Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. The project aims to be a spiritual successor to Antergos - providing an easy setup and pre-configured desktop environment on an Arch Linux base.

Garuda

Last modification: 2021-01-07

Is a rolling distribution based on the Arch Linux that comes with a graphical installer (Calamares) for easy installation. It's a performance-oriented distribution that uses zram, a performance CPU governor, along with custom memory management software.

Hefftor

Last modification: 2021-02-07

Is a Linux distribution based on ArcoLinux designed for style and stability.

Laxer OS

Last modification: 2020-12-27

Is a Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. It ships with a Gnome desktop which is stable, easy to use, very customizable and elegant way to use your computer or touch tablets.

Manjaro

Last modification: 2021-01-30

Is an open source operating system based on Arch Linux. It focuses on user friendliness and accessibility and the system itself is designed to work fully straight out of the box with its variety of pre-installed software.

Manjaro ARM

Last modification: 2021-01-04

Is an open source operating system based on Arch Linux. It focuses on user friendliness and accessibility and the system itself is designed to work fully straight out of the box with its variety of pre-installed software.

Peux OS

Last modification: 2021-02-04

Is a Linux distribution based on Arch-Linux. It was initially a customized Arch Linux for the creator's personal use only.

Reborn OS

Last modification: 2021-02-19

Is a Linux distribution based on ArchLinux. It supports Flatpak packages, more than 10 desktop environments and Anbox to run Android applications.

SereneLinux

Last modification: 2020-12-31

Is a Linux distribution that aims to be able to work comfortably even on terminals with low specifications. Equipped with an ultra-light design that minimizes memory usage and convenient software that supports the Linux life of beginners.

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Debian Family

Amarok Linux

Last modification: 2021-01-25

Is a GNU / Linux desktop distribution based entirely on Debian 10 ('Buster'). It is supplied with a modern XFCE Desktop with its main vision in a good-looking multimedia system, which allows work to be carried out.

Debian

Last modification: 2021-02-06

Is a Unix-like operator system consisting entirely of free software. It's stable branch is the most popular edition for personal computer and network servers and is used as the basis of many other distributions.

deepin

Last modification: 2020-12-29

Is a Linux distribution based on Debian's stable branch. It features DDE, the Deepin Desktop Environment, built on Qt and available for various distributions.

Devuan

Last modification: 2021-02-15

Is a fork of Debian that uses sysvinit or OpenRC instead of systemd, which is the default in newer Debian releases.

Endless OS

Last modification: 2021-02-19

Is a Linux distribution based on Debian. Although, unlike most Linux distributions, it uses a read-only root filesystem managed by OSTree and Flatpak for application delivery and update.

Finnix

Last modification: 2021-02-09

Is a self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution ("LiveCD") for system administrators, based on Debian. You can mount and manipulate hard drives and partitions, monitor networks, rebuild boot records, install other operating systems, and much more.

Grml

Last modification: 2020-11-17

Is a bootable live system (Live-CD) based on Debian. Grml includes a collection of GNU/Linux software especially for system administrators.

Knoppix

Last modification: 2021-02-19

Is an operating system based on Debian designed to be run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB flash drive (Live USB).

Live Raizo

Last modification: 2021-02-05

Is a live distribution based on Debian to experiment with system administration on simulated networks and real devices. It contains simulators of networks and systems (GNS3, QEmu, Docker, VPCS) and also Debian virtual machines already integrated into GNS3.

MX Linux

Last modification: 2020-11-11

Is a midweight Linux operating system based on Debian stable and using core antiX components, with additional software created or packaged by the MX community.

OpenMediaVault

Last modification: 2020-09-30

Is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more.

Raspberry Pi OS

Last modification: 2021-01-13

Is a Debian-based computer operating system for Raspberry Pi. Raspbian is highly optimized for the Raspberry Pi line's low-performance ARM CPUs.

SparkyLinux

Last modification: 2021-02-04

Is a desktop-oriented operating system based on the Debian operating system. The project offers a ready to use operating system (Gaming Ready, Multimedia Ready) with a set of various customized lightweight desktops to choose from.

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Gentoo Family

Calculate Linux

Last modification: 2020-06-21

A fast and functional user-friendly Linux distribution, based on Gentoo. It maintains an optimal balance between state-of-the-art and stability, providing the latest versions of applications and stable versions of libraries.

Porteus Kiosk

Last modification: 2020-10-14

Is a free to use, lightweight Linux operating system which has been restricted to allow only use of the web browser. It is a full operating system which replaces Windows or any other OS during the installation.

Linux for Scratch Family

NuTyX

Last modification: 2021-01-25

Is built from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch, with a custom package manager called "cards". The distribution is designed for intermediate and advanced Linux users.

Red Hat Family

CentOS

Last modification: 2020-12-09

A Linux distribution that provides a free, enterprise-class, community-supported computing platform compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

Fedora

Last modification: 2020-12-17

A Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat. Fedora contains software distributed under various free and open-source licenses and aims to be on the leading edge of such technologies.

Scientific Linux

Last modification: 2020-10-21

A Linux distribution based on a recompiled of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It provides additional packages not found in the upstream product.

Slackware Linux Family

Absolute Linux

Last modification: 2021-01-13

Is a light-weight Linux distribution based on Slackware Linux. It includes several utilities that make configuration and maintenance easier and it has many common desktop and Internet applications installed and configured with tight integration of menus, applications and MIME types.

SUSE Family

GeckoLinux

Last modification: 2021-02-24

Is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop.

openSUSE (Leap)

Last modification: 2020-07-05

Is a Linux distribution sponsored by SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbHand other companies. The focus of its development is creating usable open-source tools for software developers and system administrators, while providing a user-friendly desktop and feature-rich server environment.

openSUSE (Tumbleweed) (Tumbleweed)

Last modification: 2021-01-22

Is a Linux distribution sponsored by SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbHand other companies. The focus of its development is creating usable open-source tools for software developers and system administrators, while providing a user-friendly desktop and feature-rich server environment.

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Ubuntu Family

Bodhi Linux

Last modification: 2021-01-22

A lightweight distribution featuring the fast & fully customizable Moksha Desktop. Supporting 64-bit & 32-bit Non-PAE architectures, it is built on top of Ubuntu (18.04) – Bodhi Linux 5.1.0 is the Enlightened Linux Distribution.

CAELinux

Last modification: 2020-10-19

Is a live DVD Linux distribution dedicated to computer-aided engineering (CAD) and finite element analysis.

Drauger OS

Last modification: 2020-12-17

Is a Linux desktop gaming OS. It attempts to bring the console and PC gaming experiences together onto one unified platform while offering insane speeds and low latency for the large install size by using a Xfce desktop.

Enso OS

Last modification: 2020-09-28

Is a Linux distribution based on Xubuntu. Enso features the Xfce desktop with Gala, imported from elementary OS, as the default window manager.

Feren OS

Last modification: 2021-01-14

Is a desktop Linux distribution based on Linux Mint's main edition. It ships with the Cinnamon desktop environment and includes the WINE compatibility layer for running Windows applications.

Greenie Linux

Last modification: 2020-06-03

Is a free and open-souce Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Unlike any other, it is originally from Slovakia and prepared for users in Slovakia and Czech Republic.

KDE Neon

Last modification: 2021-02-18

Is a Ubuntu-based Linux distribution and live DVD featuring the latest KDE Plasma desktop and other KDE community software. The project provides a rapidly-evolving software repository with all the latest KDE software.

Kubuntu

Last modification: 2021-02-12

Is an official flavour of the Ubuntu operating system which uses KDE Plasma Desktop instead of the popular GNOME desktop environment.

LinuxFX

Last modification: 2020-11-09

Is a Brazilian Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It ships with an intuitive Cinnamon desktop user interface designed to facilitate migration of users from Windows.

Linux Lite

Last modification: 2020-10-31

Is a 'gateway operating system'. It was created to make the transition from Windows to a Linux-based operating system as smooth as possible.

Linux Mint

Last modification: 2021-01-08

Is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that strives to be a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

Lubuntu

Last modification: 2021-02-04

Is an official flavour of the Ubuntu operating system which uses the LXQt Desktop instead of the popular GNOME desktop environment.

Nitrux

Last modification: 2021-01-28

Is a Linux desktop distribution directly based on Ubuntu. It uses the Calamares installer and includes NX Desktop and NX Firewall on top of the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment and MauiKit Applications.

Pop!_OS

Last modification: 2021-02-05

Is a distribution based on Ubuntu developed by System76 . It is designed and optimized for System76's computers, but is also available for the community as it's intended to be install on other hardware.

Runtu

Last modification: 2020-10-10

Is a Russian desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu's LTS (long-term support) releases.

Trisquel

Last modification: 2020-10-21

Is a 100% libre Ubuntu-based Linux distribution. Its main purpose is to provide an operating system for varied audience, including home and office users, educational institutions, and multimedia workstations

Ubuntu

Last modification: 2021-02-12

Is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on Debian.

Ubuntu Budgie

Last modification: 2021-02-12

Is an official flavor of Ubuntu that uses the Budgie Desktop Environment.

Ubuntu Cinnamon

Last modification: 2021-02-05

Is a new flavor of Ubuntu that uses the Cinnamon Desktop Environment.

Ubuntu DDE

Last modification: 2020-10-28

Is an official flavor of Ubuntu that uses the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE).

UbuntuEd

Last modification: 2020-06-30

Is an Education Edition of Ubuntu for kids, schools and universities, and a substitute for the now discontinued Edubuntu (Ubuntu Education) flavor.

Ubuntu Kylin

Last modification: 2021-02-15

Is an official flavor of Ubuntu that is tuned to the needs of Chinese users, providing a thoughtful and elegant Chinese experience out-of-the-box.

Ubuntu MATE

Last modification: 2021-02-12

Is a free and open-source Linux distribution and an official derivative of Ubuntu. Its main differentiation from Ubuntu is that it uses the MATE desktop environment as its default user interface.

Ubuntu Studio

Last modification: 2021-02-12

Is a recognized flavor of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, which is geared to general multimedia production.

Ubuntu Unity

Last modification: 2021-02-12

Is a new flavor of Ubuntu that uses the Unity Desktop Environment.

Ubuntu Web

Last modification: 2020-12-07

Based on Ubuntu 20.04.1 (LTS), Ubuntu Web is designed to be a free and open-source alternative to Google's Chrome OS.

Ultimate Edition

Last modification: 2021-02-09

A fork of Ubuntu and Linux Mint. The goal of the project is to create a complete, seamlessly integrated, visually stimulating, and easy-to-install operating system.

Voyager

Last modification: 2020-11-04

A Xubuntu-based distribution and live DVD showcasing the Xfce desktop environment. Its features include the Avant Window Navigator or AWN, Conky, and over 300 photographs and animations that can be used as desktop backgrounds.

Xubuntu

Last modification: 2021-02-15

Provides an easy to use distribution, based on Ubuntu, using Xfce as the graphical desktop, with a focus on integration, usability and performance, with a particular focus on low memory footprint.

Zorin OS

Last modification: 2020-09-08

Marketed as an operating system designed for users new to Linux-based computer systems. One of the operating system's built-in features allows users to change the interface to resemble those of Microsoft Windows or macOS.

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BSD Family

DragonFly BSD

Last modification: 2020-09-28

A free and open-source Unix-like operating system forked from FreeBSD 4.8. It has diverged significantly from FreeBSD, implementing lightweight kernel threads (LWKT), an in-kernel message passing system, and the HAMMER file system.

FreeBSD

Last modification: 2020-10-27

A free and open-source Unix-like operating system descended from the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).

GhostBSD

Last modification: 2021-01-23

A Unix-like operating system based on TrueOS. It's goal is to combine security, privacy, stability, usability, openness, freedom and to be free of charge.

helloSystem

Last modification: 2021-02-07

Is a Desktop system for creators with focus on simplicity, elegance, and usability. Based on FreeBSD. Less, but better!

MidnightBSD

Last modification: 2020-12-29

A distribution forked from FreeBSD 6.1, and periodically updated with code and drivers from later FreeBSD releases.

NetBSD

Last modification: 2020-10-20

A free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like open-source operating system.

NomadBSD

Last modification: 2020-07-06

A persistent live system for USB flash drives, based on FreeBSD.

OpenBSD

Last modification: 2020-10-18

A security-focused, free and open-source, Unix-like operating system based on the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).

SoloBSD

Last modification: 2021-02-01

A Unix-like operating system based on the latest release of FuryBSD.

illumos Family

Open Indiana

Last modification: 2020-11-01

A free and open-source Unix operating system derived from OpenSolaris and based on illumos.

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Independent Family

Alpine Linux

Last modification: 2021-02-18

A security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox. It is designed for routers, firewalls, VPNs, VoIP boxes and servers.

dahliaOS

Last modification: 2020-12-16

A modern, secure, lightweight and responsive operating system, combining the best of GNU/Linux and Fuchsia OS.

EasyOS

Last modification: 2020-12-25

An independent experimental Linux distribution. It features custom container technology called Easy Containers which can run applications or the entire desktop environment in a container.

GoboLinux

Last modification: 2020-05-24

An open source operating system whose most prominent feature is a reorganization of the traditional Linux file system.

KaOS

Last modification: 2021-01-15

A Linux distribution that is built from scratch with a very specific focus on Qt and KDE.

LibreELEC

Last modification: 2020-11-03

A Linux distribution designed for home theaters PCs and based on the Kodi media player.

Minix

Last modification: 2020-06-08

A free, open-source, operating system designed to be highly reliable, flexible, and secure. It is based on a tiny microkernel running in kernel mode with the rest of the operating system running as a number of isolated, protected, processes in user mode.

PCLinuxOS

Last modification: 2021-02-21

A rolling release Linux distribution, with KDE Plasma Desktop, MATE and XFCE as its default user interfaces. It is a primarily free software operating system for personal computers aimed at ease of use..

Puppy Linux

Last modification: 2021-01-06

An independently developed desktop operating system.Puppy is extraordinarily small, yet quite full-featured. Puppy boots into a ramdisk and, unlike live CD distributions that have to keep pulling stuff off the CD, it loads into RAM. This means that all applications start in the blink of an eye and respond to user input instantly.

Solus

Last modification: 2021-02-03

An independently developed desktop operating system based on the Linux kernel and using its own desktop environment derived from GNOME. Starting with the Debian branch of Linux it migrated to a unique approach including Pisi and Evolve OS.

Void Linux

Last modification: 2021-02-20

An independently rolling Linux distribution that uses the X Binary Package System (XBPS) package manager, which was designed and implemented from scratch, and the uses runit as its init system.

Security Focus Distributions

BlackArch Linux

Last modification: 2020-12-01

A penetration testing distribution based on Arch Linux that provides a large amount of cyber security tools. It is an open-source distro created specially for penetration testers and security researchers.

Kali Linux

Last modification: 2021-02-25

A Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It has over 600 preinstalled penetration-testing programs.

Kodachi

Last modification: 2020-11-14

A Xubuntu based distribution that provides a secure, anti-forensic, and anonymous operating system considering all features that a person who is concerned about privacy would need to have in order to be secure.

Parrot OS

Last modification: 2020-08-17

Developed by Parrot Security, is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and designed with Security and Privacy in mind.

REMnux

Last modification: 2020-07-30

A Linux toolkit for reverse-engineering and analyzing malicious software. It provides a curated collection of free tools created by the community.

Robolinux

Last modification: 2020-06-29

A Ubuntu based distribution designed, built and released for users that DO NOT want to be CONTACT TRACED or TRACKED or force vaccinated by unscrupulous EVIL Governments and Corporations!

Tails

Last modification: 2021-02-23

A security-focused Debian-based Linux Distribution aimed at preserving privacy and anonymity.

Whonix

Last modification: 2020-12-17

A Debian based distribution which focuses on security. It aims to provide privacy, security and anonymity on the internet.

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