Linux Distributions

A list of all Linux distros and Linux kernel based operating systems featured on Linux-Netbook.com.

Arch LinuxArch Linux is a Linux distribution for i686 and x86-64 computers. It is composed predominantly of free and open-source software.
BackTrackBackTrack Linux is a Linux security distribution for penetration testing and performing security assessments.
Chrome OSChrome OS is a lightweight operating system built on top of the Linux kernel focused on speed, simplicity, security, and Web based applications.
Chromium OSChromium OS is the open source version of Google's Chrome OS which is basically a Web browser built on top of the Linux kernel.
DebianDebian 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.
DSLinuxThe main goal of the DSLinux project is to port the Linux operating system to the video game console NintendoDS.
Easy PeasyEasy Peasy, previously called Ubuntu Eee, is a Linux distribution for netbooks based on Ubuntu which makes use of the Netbook Remix interface.
EdubuntuThe Ubuntu based Edubuntu Linux distribution is designed for educational use in classrooms and schools and features several e-learning applications.
elementary OSelementary OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It makes use of a desktop with its own shell named Pantheon.
FedoraFedora is an RPM-based, general purpose operating system built on top of the Linux kernel.
FoxOSFoxOS is based on Fedora and aims to provide an easy to use Linux distribution.
GentooGentoo 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 LinuxGenuine 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.
gOSgOS, 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.
GreenMaraschinoThe Green Maraschino open source initiative aims to provide an open platform for ultra-low power computing, from silicon to super-cloud architecture.
Hercules eCafe Netbook OSHercules eCafe Netbook OS is a Linux distro for netbooks probably derived from the Ubuntu Netbook Edition.
HP Mobile InternetHP's Mobile Internet Experience software is designed to easily enable the mobile Internet user to access the most important applications from one screen.
Joli OSJoli OS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution developed by the French company Jolicloud. The operating system was also called Jolicloud until version 1.2. Joli OS is now an open source project.
JolicloudJolicloud 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.
KubuntuKubuntu is an official derivative of Ubuntu Linux that uses the KDE graphical environment.
Kubuntu NetbookKubuntu 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.
KukiKuki Linux is a lightweight Ubuntu based Linux distribution using the Xfce desktop environment. Kuki is built especially for the Acer Aspire One.
LeeenuxLeeenux is a stripped down and fast Linux distribution especially for 7\" ASUS Eee PCs that does not include non-free applications or drivers.
Link OSLink OS is based on Ubuntu Linux, it comes pre-installed on the Linkbook.
Linpus Linux LiteLinpus Linux Lite is based on Fedora 8 and offers a simplified user interface to quickly access applications like Mozilla Firefox and OpenOffice.org.
Linpus Lite for MeeGoLinpus Lite for MeeGo – NB Edition is the most successful Linux product in the netbook space. Linpus' version of MeeGo including enhancements taken from Linpus Lite and our reworking of several elements of the user interface.
Linpus QuickOSLinpus QuickOS is a fast-boot Linux distribution for fast access to applications like Web browser, email and instant messaging clients and media players.
Linux MintDebian 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 OSlitl OS is a self-updating operating system with focus on the Web, based on the Linux Kernel and the GNOME desktop environment.
LubuntuLubuntu is a lightweight Linux operating system based on Ubuntu but using the LXDE desktop environment in place of Ubuntu's Unity shell and GNOME desktop. LXDE is touted as being lighter.
MandrivaThe highlights of Mandriva Linux, formerly known as Mandrake, are GUI tools for configuring the system, and the transfugdrake migration tool, for importing documents and settings from a Windows system.
Mandriva G-LinuxMandriva G-Linux is a GNU/Linux edition optimized for MIPS processors with a simplified human interface.
MeeGoMeeGo 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.
MEPISMEPIS which comes with a lot of applications is based on Debian Linux and is designed for simplicity and ease of use.
MID-LINUXMID-LINUX is an Ubuntu based operating system with focus on accessibility.
MoblinMoblin is developed by Intel as an open source platform for Atom-based mobile devices.
openSUSEThe openSUSE project aims to become the most widely used open source platform by Linux users, Linux hackers and application developers.
OpenWrtOpenWrt is a lightweight Linux distribution for embedded devices that can can boot into other systems over USB.
PCLinuxOSPCLinuxOS is based on Mandriva Linux and includes similar tools for configuration and software installation.
PicUntuPicUntu is a Ubuntu based Linux environment.
Puppy linuxPuppy Linux is a very small Linux distribution that can be run entirely from RAM which makes it extremely fast.
SIeSTASIeSTA (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 OSSkylight OS is a custom user interface by Lenovo built on top of the Linux kernel.
SlaxSlax is a small and fast Linux distribution with a modular approach based Slackware. A customized Slax image can be assembled on the project website.
SplashtopSplashtop is an instant on commercial Linux distribution that boots in a few seconds.
Sugar on a StickSugar on a Stick is a Live Linux distribution based on Fedora that features the child-friendly Sugar learning platform.
SUSE Linux Enterprise DesktopNovell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) is a Linux distribution for use on desktops targeted at the business market.
SUSE Linux Enterprise ServerNovell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux distribution for use on servers targeted at the business market.
SUSE MoblinSUSE Moblin is a fully-supported desktop operating system for netbooks and nettops optimized for Internet, social media, and Web-centric collaboration usage.
TizenTizen is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU C Library implementing the Linux API. It targets a very wide range of devices including smartphones, tablets, in-vehicle infotainment devices, smart TVs, PCs, smart cameras, wearable computing, Blu-ray players, printers and smart home appliances. Its purpose is to offer a consistent user experience across devices.
TransmissionTransmission is an open source software bundle and live Linux distribution designed for music production.
UbuntuUbuntu is one of the most popular Linux distributions. It is easy to use, navigate, and administer. Installing and removing software could hardly be made easier.
Ubuntu LightUbuntu Light is a platform targeted at the instant-on market based on the Unity desktop environment.
Ubuntu Moblin RemixUbuntu 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 EditionUbuntu Netbook Edition is a rebrand of Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
Ubuntu Netbook RemixUbuntu Netbook Remix is optimized for small devices and quick access to the most used applications.
wattOSwattOS is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu designed to run on low power computers and recycled systems.
XandrosXandros 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.
xPUDxPUD is a small and fast Linux distribution with a simple user interface, consisting mainly of a web browser and a media player.
Ylmf OSYmlf is a Chinese Linux distro based on Ubuntu with a user interface that looks like Windows XP.

Latest Netbooks

ASUS X201E-DH01

ASUS VivoBook X200CA-DB02

Acer Aspire V5-131-2887

more netbooks

Latest Chromebooks

Samsung Chromebook 2 XE500C12-K01US

HP Chromebook 14-x050nr Snow White

HP Chromebook 14-x030nr Snow White

more Chromebooks