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Recommended distributions


When a device goes from just working to actually making life easier, Android is behind it.

Chrome OS

The speedy, simple and secure operating system that powers every Chromebook.

Chromium OS

Open-source project that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.


The Universal operating system.


Independent project providing a reliable operating system with maximum respect for the user by including entirely free software.


Free software operating system for media activists, artists and creatives.


Complete, fully “deGoogled”, mobile ecosystem and open-source mobile operating system paired with carefully selected applications.


Innovative platform for hardware, clouds, and containers, built with love by you.


Operating system for a variety of platforms which focuses on features, speed, and stability. Derived from the version of UNIX® developed at Berkeley.


Free operating system based on Linux® that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.

Graphene OS

Private and secure mobile operating system with Android app compatibility. Developed as a non-profit open source project.

Guix System

Provides package management features such as transactional operations, reproducible builds, unprivileged management, and per-user profiles.


Open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn.


Fully free (as in freedom) OS, stable, secure, lightweight. Tries to Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS) under a Long Term Support (LTS) way.


Set of fully free embedded OSes for general purpose computers. Support includes a wide range of routers and some small single board computers.


Free and open-source operating system for various devices, based on the Android mobile platform.


Stable, secure operating system for desktop & server.


Free and open source Linux® operating system that emphasizes user privacy and control of their hardware. Suitable for those new to computers.


Modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.


Free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source operating system.


Tool that takes a unique approach to package management and system configuration: make reproducible, declarative and reliable systems.


FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system.


Unique and independent distribution and direct descendant of Mandriva Linux®.


The makers' choice for sysadmins, developers and desktop users.


Complete, user-friendly operating system based on Arch, suitable for general "everyday" use, while retaining Arch's "power-user" charm.


Innovative OS for embedded devices. Offers a competitive solution in a wide variety of hardware and software environments and embedded applications.


Fully-convergent, user friendly, secure and freedom respecting OS for your daily usage. You are the only one in control of your digital life.


Imagine running your favorite Windows applications and drivers in an open-source environment you can trust.

Red Hat

Everywhere enterprise IT is headed, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® is there. From the public cloud to the edge.


Advanced Linux® operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities.


Builds on top of the solid Debian core and optimizes it for a living room experience. Most of all, it is an open Linux® platform.

SUSE Enterprise

Designed for mixed environments and includes a complete suite of required business applications to support employees’ productivity.


Portable operating system that protects against surveillance and censorship.


Fully free operating system for home users, small enterprises and educational centers.


Open-source software platform that runs everywhere from the PC to the server and the cloud.


IT R&D project of social application, with the aim of incentivize and promote the generation and appropiation of knowledge in developing countries.