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CentOS Alternatives & Competitors

(233)4.5 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to CentOS? Tons of people want Operating System . Windows 10, Ubuntu, Windows 7, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are the most popular alternatives and competitors to CentOS.

Top Alternatives to CentOS

  • Windows 10
  • Ubuntu
  • Windows 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • macOS Sierra

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to CentOS

    #1
    #1
  1. Windows 10

    (1,102)4.4 out of 5

    Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

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  2. Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

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    Jayaraj J.
    JJ
    Windows 10 is undoubtedly the best ever OS for desktop computers. Year by year, it is becoming better than before. I love its ease of use. Windows 10 Pro is undoubtedly the best OS for developers...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 10 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #2
    #2
  3. Ubuntu

    (855)4.5 out of 5

    Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

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  4. Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

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    UU
    If you need a Linux operating system that is easy to use and requires very little user training over Windows, Ubuntu is the distribution to go with. Ubuntu has made it easy to switch from Windows...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Ubuntu is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More usable
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    #3
    #3
  5. Windows 7

    (430)4.2 out of 5

    Windows 7 is your PC simplified. Enjoy your media wherever you want, stay productive with the smart new desktop, get creative with Windows Live Photo Gallery.

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  6. Windows 7 is your PC simplified. Enjoy your media wherever you want, stay productive with the smart new desktop, get creative with Windows Live Photo Gallery.

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    Shiva S.
    SS
    - Comfortable User Interface. - Operating System designed to work for upgrading Hardware with multiple core processor support. - The Security issues is much better than Windows XP where Windows 7...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 7 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #4
    #4
  7. Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    (255)4.5 out of 5

    Open source platform for mission-critical computing

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  8. Open source platform for mission-critical computing

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    AH
    I like the support we have. Their web site is great for finding solutions to problems.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #5
    #5
  9. macOS Sierra

    (106)4.5 out of 5

    macOS Sierra helps you rediscover your best photos, shop fast and conveniently online, and work between devices. It can also help free up storage space.

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  10. macOS Sierra helps you rediscover your best photos, shop fast and conveniently online, and work between devices. It can also help free up storage space.

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    UH
    I like that macOS is very streamlined and visually appealing to work with.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, macOS Sierra is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #6
    #6
  11. Fedora

    (103)4.4 out of 5

    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

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  12. Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

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    AI
    I like Fedora's pace of development. I bounce between Fedora and Arch, so having close to the latest software is pretty important to me. I use Fedora on the desktop and server, it's fast, stable...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Fedora is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #7
    #7
  13. Oracle Linux

    (96)4.2 out of 5

    Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is the only operating system to offer zero-downtime updates.

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  14. Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is the only operating system to offer zero-downtime updates.

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    UG
    I installed Oracle Linux as an alternative to RHEL and CentOS for workstation purposes. I like 100% binary compatibility, kernel that is much newer than in CentOS, overall quality and that it is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Oracle Linux is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    #8
    #8
  15. Linux Mint

    (47)4.5 out of 5

    Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

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  16. Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

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    II
    Linux mint is the best operating system. It's graphical user interface is also very amazing. It is very secure and virus free operating system. It is very easy to setup and use. any beginner can...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Linux Mint is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #9
    #9
  17. openSUSE Leap

    (25)4.2 out of 5

    The DVD/USB Stick is typically recommended as it contains most of the packages available in the distribution and does not require a network connection during the installation.

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  18. The DVD/USB Stick is typically recommended as it contains most of the packages available in the distribution and does not require a network connection during the installation.

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    Jose A.
    JA
    The ease of use regarding the installations for 3rd party apps and also the community support that they provide.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, openSUSE Leap is:

    Easier to admin
    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    #10
    #10
  19. Apple iOS

    (485)4.5 out of 5

    An advanced mobile operating system. With its easy-to-use interface, amazing features, and rock solid stability, iOS is the foundation of iPhone. And even as others try to catch up, the technologies and features built into iOS keep iPhone years ahead.

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  20. An advanced mobile operating system. With its easy-to-use interface, amazing features, and rock solid stability, iOS is the foundation of iPhone. And even as others try to catch up, the technologies and features built into iOS keep iPhone years ahead.

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    vatsal b.
    VB
    Features Security enhance its usage User Interface enables the user to use it more Easy to Use UI Sound quality is superb. Powered by great speakers HD Camera quality enables user to have...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Apple iOS is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    #11
    #11
  21. Lubuntu

    (24)4.4 out of 5

    Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system. The core of the system is based on Linux and Ubuntu that uses the minimal desktop LXDE, and a selection of light applications.

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  22. Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system. The core of the system is based on Linux and Ubuntu that uses the minimal desktop LXDE, and a selection of light applications.

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    LG
    Ubuntu is perfect to give life to a PC with very low resources, currently there are many abandoned PCs because you can no longer update the Windows system that they bring by default, thanks to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Lubuntu is:

    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #12
    #12
  23. Android

    (509)4.6 out of 5

    Android is the a globally popular mobile platform. With Android you can use all Google apps, plus thousands of apps and games are available on Google Play.

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  24. Android is the a globally popular mobile platform. With Android you can use all Google apps, plus thousands of apps and games are available on Google Play.

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    AP
    User interface so easy that even a child can enjoy it and use it also day to day needs are been fullfilled by android

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Android is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #13
    #13
  25. Raspbian

    (22)4.7 out of 5

    Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware.

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  26. Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware.

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    Renjith R.
    RR
    Very light weight and easy tonconfigure with minimum number of steps. OS have all the drivers for the pi and it tightly integrates well. Highly recommend OS

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Raspbian is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #14
    #14
  27. Apple OS X El Capitan

    (156)4.4 out of 5

    OS X El Capitan gives you simpler, smarter ways to do the things you do most with your Mac. Like working in multiple apps at the same time using Split View.

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  28. OS X El Capitan gives you simpler, smarter ways to do the things you do most with your Mac. Like working in multiple apps at the same time using Split View.

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    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Apple OS X El Capitan is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #15
    #15
  29. Debian

    (48)4.7 out of 5

    Debian is an operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run , at the core of an operating system is the kernel.

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  30. Debian is an operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run , at the core of an operating system is the kernel.

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    Hassan R.
    HR
    Its very simple and easy commands Easy to understand and use

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Debian is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #16
    #16
  31. Chromium OS

    (35)3.9 out of 5

    Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

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  32. Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

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    Jenn C.
    JC
    At my work, Google Chrome browser is not usable on our computer systems. Therefore, we had Chromium installed as a replacement. I like that I have most of the functionality of the Chrome browser,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Chromium OS is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #17
    #17
  33. Manjaro

    (18)4.4 out of 5

    Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

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  34. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

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    GP
    It's based on Arch linux so it's super fast and It has all of the advantages of a rolling release (You get all updates as soon as they are pushed). This means that if an application is bugged you...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Manjaro is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #18
    #18
  35. Windows 8

    (207)3.4 out of 5

    Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows 8 for new devices.

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  36. Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows 8 for new devices.

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    chandrakanth b.
    CB
    Firstly , the UI of windows 8 is different than windows 7, when you upgrade to windows 8, it gives home page with default start menu and then we can select the app from there , this is was one of...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 8 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #19
    #19
  37. Apple OS X Mountain Lion

    (82)4.2 out of 5

    OS X Mountain Lion is Apple's best OS yet. Because all these new features add up to one amazing experience on your Mac. And every device you use.

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  38. OS X Mountain Lion is Apple's best OS yet. Because all these new features add up to one amazing experience on your Mac. And every device you use.

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    MM
    I like how easy it is to do every task that you may want to perform

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Apple OS X Mountain Lion is:

    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #20
    #20
  39. Xubuntu

    (15)4.4 out of 5

    Xubuntu is a community developed operating system that combines elegance and ease of use.

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  40. Xubuntu is a community developed operating system that combines elegance and ease of use.

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    UC
    It is an open source OS.we can use it free of. Its speed is amazing then windows. Mostly all software I can get from the Ubuntu software center free of cost. Ubuntu comes loaded with a lot of...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Xubuntu is:

    More usable
    Better at support