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We've compiled a list of 30 free and paid alternatives to Windows 98. The primary competitors include Ubuntu, Debian. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between Windows 98 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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Linux Mint
Free Open Source

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
Free One Time License

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

Free Open Source

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

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

Free Open Source

Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Xubuntu comes with ...

The best MS-DOS Windows Operating System released by Microsoft.

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The best MS-DOS Windows Operating System released by Microsoft. Nowadays many players of abandonware still miss this rather stable and innovative OS.

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