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elementary OS

A privacy-respecting replacement for Windows and macOS
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What is elementary OS?

It is the flagship distribution to showcase the Pantheon desktop environment. The distribution promotes itself as a “fast, open, and privacy-respecting” replacement to macOS and Windows.
elementary OS is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
elementary OS is an open source tool with 1.1K GitHub stars and 683 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to elementary OS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses elementary OS?

Developers
40 developers on StackShare have stated that they use elementary OS.

elementary OS Integrations

Nagios, Windows, macOS, Splash, and Perfect are some of the popular tools that integrate with elementary OS. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with elementary OS.
Pros of elementary OS
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Free to use
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Fast
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MacOs like feel
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Stable
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Elegant
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Excellent replacement for Windows
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Very easy to use
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Good for beginners

elementary OS's Features

  • Visual Changes in Desktop elements
  • Terminal
  • Photos
  • Night Light Mode
  • Music
  • Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet
  • Mouse and Touchpad Settings
  • Bluetooth Settings.

elementary OS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to elementary OS?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Linux Mint
The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
Mac OS X
It brings new features inspired by its most powerful users, but designed for everyone. Stay better focused on your work in Dark Mode. Automatically organize files using Stacks.
Manjaro
It is an accessible, friendly, open-source Linux distribution and community. Based on Arch Linux, it provides all the benefits of cutting-edge software combined with a focus on getting started quickly, automated tools to require less manual intervention, and help readily available when needed.
Windows 10
It is the latest iteration of the Microsoft operating systems and has been optimized for home PC performance in a wide variety of applications from serious work to after-hours gaming.
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elementary OS's Followers
88 developers follow elementary OS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.