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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 959 GitHub stars and 579 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to elementary OS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses elementary OS?

12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use elementary OS.

elementary OS Integrations

Nagios, Perfect, Windows, Splash, and macOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with elementary OS. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with elementary OS.

Why developers like elementary OS?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use elementary OS
Top Reasons

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 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.
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
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elementary OS's Followers
17 developers follow elementary OS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Felipe Gonzalez
Prasandeep Gautam
Rudolf G. Zaglauer
Conor McGrath
Võ Thanh Liêm