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5 Linux Alternatives to Windows and Mac OS

Windows or Mac are two names which can easily be recognised in the tech world of Pcs. Most of devices are running on these operating systems. A few time ago, Windows stops supporting Windows XP, and in near future they might stop supporting Win 7 and 8 as well, so what alternatives are available!

Also, Mac OS which comes with various premium options, most people look for free or cheap alternatives available. Understanding the need of Windows and Mac alternative, we tested a few free Linux distros. These are stable Linux distros offering various features without charging you a penny.

Ubuntu 15.10

The Ubuntu 15.0 is available for download and supported PCs, Laptops, and mobile devices as well. This comes with the latest developer tools and fresh desktop interface. For ‘makers’, Ubuntu Make now has support for more platforms – now 20 versus 14 in 15.04.

openSUSE Leap 42.1

openSUSE Leap is a new type of hybrid Linux distribution. It uses the source from SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), which gives Leap a level of stability. By basing openSUSE on SLE (SUSE Linux Enterprise), the core of Leap will be maintained by SUSE engineers, meaning it will get fixes and security updates from SLE.

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa”

Linux Mint 17.3 comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop experience more comfortable to use. The Driver Manager is more robust than before. It refreshes the cache before looking for drivers and reports update and installation errors if appropriate.

Fedora 23 Workstation

Fedora 23 Workstation is a reliable, user-friendly, and powerful operating system aimed at home users, hobbyists, students, and software developers. Fedora 23 Workstation features the latest GNOME 3.18 release courtesy of the GNOME community. This release of GNOME includes updates to the Files browser, and the new Calendar and Todo applications. Fedora 23 Workstation is the first release of Fedora to include LibreOffice 5.

Remix 2.0.101 OS

Built on the Android-x86 project, Remix OS for PC unlocks our next phase of development for Remix OS and introduces a whole new range of versatility to how and where you can Remix. By revitalizing your seasoned hardware with Remix OS for PC, breathe new life into it with over 1.6 million Android apps.

With Remix OS for PC, you can also conveniently house Remix OS on a USB stick. That means you can literally bring your Remix experience wherever you go. With most computers in the world powered by x86 chipsets, you should have no trouble finding the right hardware to run Remix OS.

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