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Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to CentOS

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  1. Ubuntu

    (501)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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Ubuntu is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Better at support
  2. Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Ubuntu is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Better at support

    Ubuntu review by Ignacio C.
    "Linux Ubuntu Administrator: In Ubuntu you can be writing in one window and moving up and down the content of another. For example, you can be talking by Gaim / Pidgin with a friend and reading a web page by moving it with the mouse wheel quietly. This silly thing can not be done in Windows. Windows only knows how to do one thing at a time, and you have to have the window selected (focused) if you want to scroll through it, which forces you to be changing all the time from one window to another when they speak to you (damn Alt + TAB) . In Ubuntu you can install drivers and applications quietly because it is not necessary to restart the PC to complete the installation. This is not that it is a virgin, since the 60's has been doing. I do not know why Windows forces the user to restart countless times for anything he does. It is really horrible and exasperating (and it makes you lose the tails of the eMule!)."
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  3. Windows 10

    (431)4.3 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 10 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
  4. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 10 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable

    Windows 10 review by Mario Andres R.
    "a fast and updated system: is an operating system designed by Microsoft with many improvements that other operating systems did not count as improvement in its faster visualization to run applications, when surfing the Internet is fast and has a new browser reinforced and fast. very safe since it allows to download windows updates automatically and they are installed before turning off the equipment.for update of previous windows gives you one free day to try the system if you do not like there is the option to return to the version that had previously."
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  5. Apple iOS

    (291)4.4 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Apple iOS is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
  6. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Apple iOS is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable

    iOS review by Mason S.
    "Hit-or miss with new features. Just pray you never forget your Apple account password.: iOS is constantly evolving with new features/gadgets/gizmos/apps to make your life easier."
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  7. Windows 7

    (280)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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 7 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
  8. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 7 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable

    Windows 7 review by Mario Andres R.
    "the good thing that brought us the windows 7 excellent operating system.: is an operating system developed by Microsoft compatible with most of the software that is on the market in turn has the advantage that it is light in comparison to windows vista. It occupies less memory which makes it faster. Windows 7 was released in 32-bit and 64-bit versions for the Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate editions. Choose a network from the list of available networks in the taskbar, click on it, and then establish the connection."
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  9. Android

    (254)4.5 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Android is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Easier to set up
  10. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Android is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Easier to set up

    Android review by Sergio C.
    "Uno de los grandes sistemas operativos para dispositivos de pantalla táctil.: Me encanta Android por su sistema operativo de código fuente abierta, ayuda a desarrollar el sistema operativo por medio de modificaciones para personalizarlo a nuestro gusto y utilidad, tomando en cuenta que hoy en día Android es uno de los sistemas operativos mas comercializados en todo el mundo, este desarrollo de capacidades se va ampliando cada día con millones de creaciones de nuevas modificaciones para su uso diario, creado por Google para ser usado en dispositivos de pantalla táctil. Este sistema operativo esta empleado en múltiples marcas comerciales por su velocidad e interfaz personalizada para cualquier usuario. Ademas cuenta con el la integración de Google chrome como navegador, dándole al usuario eficacia en velocidad de navegación, cuenta con su propia tienda de apps en la "play store" donde se encuentran múltiples aplicaciones para beneficiar y contribuir a la personalización del dispositivo con el sistema operativo android, algunas de estas apps son pagas y la otra gran parte son presentadas de forma gratuita."
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  11. RedHat Enterprise Linux

    (156)4.4 out of 5
    Open source platform for mission-critical computing

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  12. Open source platform for mission-critical computing

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    RedHat Linux review by Consultant in Information Technology and Services
    "Enterprise Operating System: The system packages are tried and time-tested which means you won't get the bleeding edge versions, but you can count on them working. The RHEL community is large and Red Hat support is generally responsive to cases. The GUI in the desktop version is definitely a little older, but this is not meant to be a gaming platform, it's meant to be an enterprise OS for stability and security. The server is one of the only OS's I'll use in production. "
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  13. Apple OS X El Capitan

    (139)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.

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

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
  14. 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.

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

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable

    OS X El Capitan review by Charles H.
    "Solid Operating system. Great for Video editing.: Was apart of of the Apple "seed" program testing El Captian before public launch. I very much enjoyed the Increased speed of the new operating system, as well as the new features that were brought to the table. Most importantly for me was the changes to how Final Cut interacted with the operating system. What used to take upto an hour to render now only takes a half hour, thanks to better file management. Also loved being able to start a call on my iphone and move it to the Computer with the new iMessage feature."
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  15. Windows 8

    (138)3.3 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 8 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
  16. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows 8 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive

    Windows 8 review by Dennis O.
    "A relatively Good Operating System which is Less Resource-Intensive: Windows 8 is less resource-intensive and can run on a 2GB ram-computer seamlessly. In fact, it can smoothly on a intel celeron computer. It is one of the best software microsoft has ever produced."
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  17. macOS Sierra

    (82)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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, macOS Sierra is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
  18. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, macOS Sierra is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable

    macOS Sierra review by Chandrakant S.
    "The Secure, Fast, Quick Boot Time. : The fastest boot time is the best thing about the operation-system. The secure environment to work is the finest ever to use. The operating system never update itself is the thing that improve the performance to work. Siri make fast action mode no need to type just make the siri option on and it take every command needed with out be there with Bluetooth microphone it rock. "
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  19. Apple OS X Mountain Lion

    (77)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.

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

    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    More usable
  20. 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.

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

    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    More usable

    Apple OS X review by Administrator in Higher Education
    "Mountain Lion- good for its time: When Mountain Lion came out it was a great update to the Mac OS X platform. It added features like notification center, airplay mirroring, messages which made a step to seamlessly go between your iOS devices and your mac. It added reminders, It added Gatekeeper, and Power nap which was a huge step in background updates and syncing, and security. It added dictation to the mac, which was fantastic, and provided a native solution without needing to spend money on third party software like dragon dictate. "
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  21. Fedora

    (69)4.5 out of 5
    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Fedora is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
  22. Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Fedora is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin

    Fedora review by Louis H.
    "Fedora, a great operating system for work: In my experience working with Fedora the best thing has been its stability, while in Windows I suffer constantly problems with software that is sometimes incompatible and gives failures even reboots, in Fedora I have seen the opposite. What I like the most about Fedora is how to install the applications, which do not need to be searched online, since they are installed from a repository using the command console or using the Marketplace graphically, where we can find thousands of software applications that have been tested by the community and by the Fedora team to ensure that the software is free of malicious code and also works properly. I also liked that Fedora is very customizable and through changes in the theme, fonts and icons we are able to obtain an operating system totally different from the one presented to us by default."
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  23. Oracle Linux

    (61)4.1 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Oracle Linux is:

    More expensive
    More usable
  24. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Oracle Linux is:

    More expensive
    More usable

    Oracle Linux review by Noman G.
    "Virus Free Operating System. " Must Use" : Previously we are using different famous OS but some serious issue we are facing main performance and virus. Additionally, previous OS was much expensive to compare with Linux so as per budgeting we huritn a lot more than expected. Control and OS management very hand taking activity but in Linux, this help our infrastructure and DBA team a lot. They are more comfortable to manage this OS. As we are leading courier company in Pakistan so software are our back bone so our development team required fast performance and virus free server always which help business accordingly. As we are using large oracle database and Linux is excellent collaboration with this. "
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  25. Chromium OS

    (33)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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Chromium OS is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
  26. 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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Chromium OS is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin

    Chromium OS review by Jenn C.
    "almost as good as chrome: 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, although with some limitations."
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  27. openSUSE

    (27)4.2 out of 5
    openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. You can surf the web, manage your e-mails and photos, do office work, play videos or music and have a lot of fun!

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, openSUSE is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
  28. openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. You can surf the web, manage your e-mails and photos, do office work, play videos or music and have a lot of fun!

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, openSUSE is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin

    openSUSE review by John M.
    "OpenSUSE Linux Best for SOHO, SMB: Leap 42.2 is my VPS Linux OS of choice (as well local LAN-connected machines). Summary: Manageability via YAST. You can run a solid system and not be FT professional sysadmin! OpenSUSE instances are used for personal productivity (and in a mixed Windows 10 / Linux environment that is local and remote) and some small business projects. I'm not directly an IT professional, so minimizing the number of hours I have to manage my systems is critical. Over several years I've grown to really appreciate OpenSUSE. Having started with Ubuntu I migrated to OpenSUSE on the recommendation of a friend and have never looked back. It's easy to manage and it's rock solid. I now have good recipes for remote access over SSH supporting both X11 and VNC. (And my OpenSUSE desktop is the memory-saving Xfce.) The OpenSUSE deployment is now a real productivity tool for me. YAST is key to easy management. In fact I found that OpenSUSE has had fewer problems than I experienced with Ubuntu. OpenSUSE has market momentum and enough attention of user experience that it's a terrific choice for the savvy non-IT specialist. Note that "savvy non-IT specialist" means you are now responsible for security and backup and access -- but these are non-trivial challenges for any computer system!"
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  29. Debian

    (25)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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Debian is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
  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.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Debian is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to admin

    Debian review by Louis H.
    "Debian, a great operating system for work: In my experience working with Debian the best thing has been its stability, while in Windows I suffer constantly problems with software that is sometimes incompatible and gives failures even reboots, in Debian I have seen the opposite. What I like the most about Debian is how to install the applications, which do not need to be searched online, since they are installed from a repository using the command console or using the Marketplace graphically, where we can find thousands of software applications that have been tested by the community and by the Debian team to ensure that the software is free of malicious code and also works properly. I also liked that Debian is very customizable and through changes in the theme, fonts and icons we are able to obtain an operating system totally different from the one presented to us by default."
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  31. Raspbian

    (16)4.5 out of 5
    Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Raspbian is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
  32. Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Raspbian is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin

    Raspbian review by David G.
    "La mejor distribución Debian/Linux para nuestra pequeña Pi.: Raspbian viene con más de 35,000 paquetes o programas precompilados empaquetados en un bonito formato para una sencilla aplicación en un Raspberry Pi. Incluye aplicaciones similares a las de oficina, un navegador web y herramientas para que puedas empezar con los principales lenguajes de programación, el Raspberry Pi está diseñado para ayudarte a aprender. La distribución sigue siendo desarrollada activamente con un énfasis en mejorar la estabilidad y el desempeño de tantos paquetes Debian como sea posible."
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  33. Windows Phone

    (15)4.0 out of 5
    Whether you want premium features and performance at a good price or a powerhouse of productivity that fits in your pocket, there's a Windows phone thatÍs perfect for you.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows Phone is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
  34. Whether you want premium features and performance at a good price or a powerhouse of productivity that fits in your pocket, there's a Windows phone thatÍs perfect for you.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Windows Phone is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support

    Windows Phone review by Ivan P.
    "I was pleasantly surprised: This is phone with no lags and everything works as it should. Phone has nice interface and Microsoft promised free upgrade to Windows 10 which I find as very nice move towards customers. It has equalizer built in as well as some other basic settings which I couldn't find on Android. Ease of use is awesome - I really adjusted fast to it. "
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  35. Manjaro

    (16)4.3 out of 5
    Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Manjaro is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
  36. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Manjaro is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support

    Manjaro review by Betty B.
    "The complete ARCH distribution for the beginners.: Vanilla ARCH is not that easy to install especially someone coming from Windows or Mac. Manjaro made it easy with their super easy installer. Manjaro has tons of Desktop flavors. From Official KDE to tons of community Desktop environments. Manjaro can be used as your daily driver if you know how what you are doing. AUR with tons of open source software."
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  37. Linux Mint

    (16)4.7 out of 5
    Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Linux Mint is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Better at support
  38. Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Linux Mint is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Better at support

    Linux Mint review by Joshua R.
    "Straightforward and Stable, A little behind the curve: I like the Cinnamon Desktop Environment, it's simple and uncluttered. The mint menu behaves exactly like I expect and allows me to open software without grabbing the mouse if I so choose. Enough configuration to handle standard use cases without an intimidating array of extra choices. This is one of my go-to recommendation for new Linux users because it's friendly and supported like Ubuntu while using a good, distinctive but also traditional DE. "
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  39. Oracle Solaris

    (17)3.8 out of 5
    Oracle Solaris 11.2 is a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization with a proven enterprise-class operating system.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Oracle Solaris is:

    More expensive
  40. Oracle Solaris 11.2 is a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization with a proven enterprise-class operating system.

    Reviewers say compared to CentOS, Oracle Solaris is:

    More expensive

    Oracle Solaris review by Yeremy P.
    " Excellent platform: Robust platform for managing operations, databases, applications, information security, excellent performance in virtualization to manage several technological systems individually. The ideal is to use within a SUN full environment, in my experience in administration of this technology, SPARCS S7-2 management, great performance in terms of database management, in addition to the above, we combine with a SUN Storage for more power in terms of storage, order and control of the different database environments and applications used. Regarding the management of the syntax, it is a more UNIX distribution, with some exclusive operating system sentences such as file management through ZFS."