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We've compiled a list of 175 free and paid alternatives to Kubuntu. The primary competitors include Ubuntu, Debian. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between Kubuntu and Linux Mint, Arch Linux, macOS. Also you can look at other similar options here: OS and Utilities.

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Ubuntu is a Debian Linux-based open source operating system for desktop computers.

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The Universal Operating System

Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest : Tara (19.1)

Arch Linux
Free Open Source

Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised Linux distribution targeted at...


macOS is a Unix-based operating system, designed to run on Mac computers.

Free Open Source

The Fedora Project is an openly-developed project designed by ...

Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT...

elementary OS
Free Open Source

A free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu

Free Open Source

is a Linux distribution sponsored by SUSE Linux GmbH and other companies.

Free Open Source

ReactOS is a free, modern operating system in alpha stage, based on the design of Windows XP/2003.

is an official flavour of the Ubuntu operating system which uses the KDE Plasma Desktop.

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Kubuntu Overview

Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Small Ubuntu iconUbuntu that uses the Small KDE Plasma iconKDE Plasma desktop environment. This gives it a completely different look and feel.

Kubuntu was sponsored by Canonical Ltd. until 2012, and then directly by Blue Systems. Now employees of Blue Systems contribute upstream, to KDE and Debian, and Kubuntu development is led by community contributors. During the changeover, Kubuntu retained the use of Ubuntu project servers and existing developers.

Kubuntu Features

tick-square Based on Debian
tick-square Based on Ubuntu

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