Linux-Netbook.com is dedicated to small laptops running Linux based operating systems like Android, Chrome OS, Joli OS, Linux Mint, MeeGo, and Ubuntu. We encourage and support using free and open source software.
A list of all Linux distros featured on Linux-Netbook.com.
Android is an Open Source mobile platform built on the Linux Kernel and utilizes a custom virtual machine that's designed for optimal use of memory and hardware resources.
BackTrack Linux is a Linux security distribution for penetration testing and performing security assessments.
Chrome OS is a lightweight operating system built on top of the Linux kernel focused on speed, simplicity, security, and Web based applications.
Chromium OS is the open source version of Google's Chrome OS which is basically a Web browser built on top of the Linux kernel.
Debian GNU/Linux is a popular and influential Linux distribution that is known for strict adherence to the Unix and free software philosophies as well as using collaborative software development and testing processes.
The main goal of the DSLinux project is to port the Linux operating system to the video game console NintendoDS.
Easy Peasy, previously called Ubuntu Eee, is a Linux distribution for netbooks based on Ubuntu which makes use of the Netbook Remix interface.
The Ubuntu based Edubuntu Linux distribution is designed for educational use in classrooms and schools and features several e-learning applications.
Fedora is an RPM-based, general purpose operating system built on top of the Linux kernel.
FoxOS is based on Fedora and aims to provide an easy to use Linux distribution.
Gentoo is referred to as a metadistribution because of its adaptability. Gentoo is based on the Portage package management system, which requires to compile the source code of packages locally.
Genuine CE Linux includes an office suite with AbiWord for text processing, GNUMeric for spreadsheets, the Firefox 2 Web browser, an e-mail client, a PDF reader and a bundle of other applications.
gOS, which stands for Good OS, is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu created by the Los Angeles based corporation Good OS LLC. gOS is advertised as being the most beautiful and easiest to use Linux operating system on the market and comes with a variety of popular Google applications.
The Green Maraschino open source initiative aims to provide an open platform for ultra-low power computing, from silicon to super-cloud architecture.
HP's Mobile Internet Experience software is designed to easily enable the mobile Internet user to access the most important applications from one screen.
Jolicloud is an Internet operating system for netbooks with a beautiful interface, an application directory and social features that make it easy and fun to use.
Kubuntu is an official derivative of Ubuntu Linux that uses the KDE graphical environment.
Kubuntu Netbook edition is the netbook distribution of Kubuntu designed for a better user experience on small low power devices. Kubuntu is based on the K Desktop Environment and Ubuntu Linux.
Kuki Linux is a lightweight Ubuntu based Linux distribution using the Xfce desktop environment. Kuki is built especially for the Acer Aspire One.
Leeenuy is a stripped down and fast Linux distribution especially for 7" ASUS Eee PCs that does not include non-free applications or drivers.
Link OS is based on Ubuntu Linux, it comes pre-installed on the Linkbook.
Linpus Linux Lite is based on Fedora 8 and offers a simplified user interface to quickly access applications like Mozilla Firefox and OpenOffice.org.
Linpus QuickOS is a fast-boot Linux distribution for fast access to applications like Web browser, email and instant messaging clients and media players.
Debian based Linux Mint has a strong focus on usability and on making stuff like WiFi, multimedia, screen resolution, etc. work out of the box.
litl OS is a self-updating operating system with focus on the Web, based on the Linux Kernel and the GNOME desktop environment.
Mandriva Linux, a.k.a. Mandrake, offers GUI tools for configuring the system and the transfugdrake migration tool, for importing documents and settings from a Windows system.
Mandriva G-Linux is a GNU/Linux edition optimized for MIPS processors with a simplified human interface,
MeeGo is an open source, Linux project which brings together the Moblin project, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia, into a single open source activity.
MEPIS which comes with a lot of applications is based on Debian Linux and is designed for simplicity and ease of use.
MID-LINUX is an Ubuntu based operating system with focus on accessibility.
Moblin is developed by Intel as an open source platform for Atom-based mobile devices.
The openSUSE project aims to become the most widely used open source platform by Linux users, Linux hackers and application developers.
OpenWrt is a lightweight Linux distribution for embedded devices that can can boot into other systems over USB.
PCLinuxOS is based on Mandriva Linux and includes similar tools for configuration and software installation.
Puppy Linux is a very small Linux distribution that can be run entirely from RAM which makes it extremely fast.
SIeSTA (Sistema Integrado de e-Servicios y Tecnologías de Apoyo) is a Debian based operating system designed for touchscreen devices with focus on education and accessibility.
Skylight OS is a custom user interface by Lenovo built on top of the Linux kernel.
Slax is a small and fast Linux distribution with a modular approach based Slackware. A customized Slax image can be assembled on the project website.
Splashtop is an instant on commercial Linux distribution that boots in a few seconds.
Sugar on a Stick is a Live Linux distribution based on Fedora that features the child-friendly Sugar learning platform.
Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) is a Linux distribution for use on desktops targeted at the business market.
Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux distribution for use on servers targeted at the business market.
SUSE Moblin is a fully-supported desktop operating system for netbooks and nettops optimized for Internet, social media, and Web-centric collaboration usage.
Transmission is an open source software bundle and live Linux distribution designed for music production.
Ubuntu is currently the most popular Linux distribution. It is easy to use, navigate, and administer. Installing and removing software could hardly be made easier.
Ubuntu Light is a platform targeted at the instant-on market based on the Unity desktop environment.
Ubuntu Moblin Remix as a Moblin based Ubuntu distribution for Intel Atom-based platforms, including netbooks, mobile Internet devices (MIDs), nettops, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and embedded systems.
Ubuntu Netbook Edition is a rebrand of Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
Ubuntu Netbook Remix is optimized for small devices and quick access to the most used applications.
wattOS is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu designed to run on low power computers and recycled systems.
Xandros is both the name of a line of Linux distributions and Xandros Corporation, the company which creates them. Xandros Desktop is a distribution known for its focus on business and mainstream users. The name Xandros is derived from the X Window System and the Greek island of Andros.
xPUD is a small and fast Linux distribution with a simple user interface, consisting mainly of a web browser and a media player.
Ymlf is a Chinese Linux distro based on Ubuntu with a user interface that looks like Windows XP.