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Red Hat Linux Alternatives & Competitors

(254)4.4 out of 5

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

Top Alternatives to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Windows 10
  • Ubuntu
  • CentOS
  • Windows 7
  • macOS Sierra

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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  1. Windows 10

    (1,069)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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    Yaswanth K.
    YK
    Easy use and understanding, widely available many answer for many questions/doubts

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows 10 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #2
    #2
  3. Ubuntu

    (845)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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    NITIN T.
    NT
    So Ubuntu is in so many ways the the most likely Linux distribution that any newbie would end up choosing. I did too. It was very good, and made Linux palatable and fun for newbies like me. -...Read more

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

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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    #3
    #3
  5. CentOS

    (229)4.5 out of 5

    CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.

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  6. CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.

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    Martino Nauli R.
    MR
    CentOS is build from RedHat Linux Enterprise (RHEL) source code, so it has similarities with RHEL and compatible with RHEL community software repositories.

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

    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #4
    #4
  7. Windows 7

    (427)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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  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.

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    Juan A.
    JA
    Me gusta mucho usar Windows 7 porque tiene un disco más pequeño y huella de memoria. Además tiene una Instalación más rápida, inicio, apagado estable. Menos intrusivo Iconos de la barra de tareas...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows 7 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Easier to set up
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    #5
  9. macOS Sierra

    (105)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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    AI
    You don't have to care about the drivers for the computer. You can work from terminal like working from a Linux OS with the facilities of an Apple computer. Really stable and with periodic updates...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, macOS Sierra is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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    #6
  11. Oracle Linux

    (95)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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  12. 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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    Anurag S.
    AS
    It is open source and highly customisable. It is also free and uses lesser resources than windows. It is faster than Windows operating systems. It is also a very stable version of Linux when...Read more
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    #7
  13. Apple iOS

    (473)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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  14. 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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    RW
    I can usually find all the apps and information I need quickly by scrolling through my home screen or doing a search by swiping to the general search bar. I like that there are a ton of apps...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Apple iOS is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    #8
    #8
  15. Android

    (495)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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  16. 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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    Eric O.
    EO
    Thanks to its Linux-based nature, everything from the Settings application and even the Android kernel is an application that can be replaced by alternative licensing restrictions added by OEMs to...Read more

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

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #9
    #9
  17. 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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  18. 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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    Jakub K.
    JK
    Split Screen, basic app, which windows dont have and you need install them, speed of system, Application which doesnt exist on another platfom, because is best only on MAC. I love this speed,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Apple OS X El Capitan is:

    More usable
    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
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    #10
  19. 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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  20. 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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    Siddartha l.
    SL
    Best web optimized OS where wll features of a normal web browser are accessable with great extent. Boot speed is around 3 sec which is fastest according to my experience compared to other OS's....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Chromium OS is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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    #11
  21. Debian

    (43)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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  22. 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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    AD
    It works and it won't break unless you break it, I have a Debian 4 machine running in a very old laptop that I use for tests and it still works relatively well without needing to upgrade and I...Read more

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

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
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    #12
  23. Windows 8

    (204)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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  24. 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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    CI
    its alll rebranded, with many new features, i like touch screen, connectivity their app store . autmatically changing wall pper of the blue

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows 8 is:

    Slower to reach roi
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    #13
  25. HP-UX

    (15)3.4 out of 5

    Streamline your operations with the right UNIX computing environment. HP-UX is a highly integrated UNIX operating system built on the always-on resiliency of mission-critical HPE Integrity servers to give you a dynamic, secure, and unified environment.

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  26. Streamline your operations with the right UNIX computing environment. HP-UX is a highly integrated UNIX operating system built on the always-on resiliency of mission-critical HPE Integrity servers to give you a dynamic, secure, and unified environment.

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    AC
    HPUX is extremely stable, in all my years of using it I have only once seen an actual OS related issue.

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, HP-UX is:

    More expensive
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  27. IBM AIX

    (12)4.3 out of 5

    AIX delivers these capabilities and more, with the performance, reliability and security your mission-critical data requires.

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  28. AIX delivers these capabilities and more, with the performance, reliability and security your mission-critical data requires.

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    AC
    Great reliability, focus on uptime. great filesystem, volume management and SAN compatibility Binary compatibility for older executables Great support from IBM, compared to the other prominent...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    Easier to set up
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  29. Linux Mint

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

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    SK
    Linux mint is an amazing operating system which has helped developers alot to make their work easy. It provides almost every app for free which is not available in other OS and also their...Read more

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

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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    #16
  31. Oracle Solaris

    (21)3.9 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.

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  32. 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.

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    DJ
    I Have Consolidated Big Environments Into Just A Few Hosts. Valuable Features: Undoubtedly, Solaris is a very stable, extremely fast, and secure operating system. Backwards Compatibility And...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Oracle Solaris is:

    More expensive
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  33. 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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  34. 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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    UI
    Apple OSX is a great OS. It keeps to the core of apple products. Keeping it simple. The interface is clean and clear and as usual interfaces with other apple devices easily

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Apple OS X Mountain Lion is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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    #18
  35. Apple OS X Yosemite

    (13)4.5 out of 5

    An elegant design that feels entirely fresh, yet inherently familiar. The apps you use every day, enhanced with new features. And a completely new relationship between your Mac and iOS devices. OS X Yosemite will change how you see your Mac. And what you can do with it.

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  36. An elegant design that feels entirely fresh, yet inherently familiar. The apps you use every day, enhanced with new features. And a completely new relationship between your Mac and iOS devices. OS X Yosemite will change how you see your Mac. And what you can do with it.

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    UB
    My laptop is late 2011, entry level and Yosemite runs great. It allows some of the continuity features and communicates well with my phone. Some features I can't go back from are the iCloud browser...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Apple OS X Yosemite is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
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  37. 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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  38. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

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    UA
    I like the ease of install and rational defaults the OS chooses for you. It's a breeze compared to installing Arch. It's a great way to get started with the Arch side of linux. Let me test pacman...Read more

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

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #20
  39. Parrot Security OS

    (14)4.3 out of 5

    Parrot Security (ParrotSec) is a Security GNU/Linux distribution designed for the Cyber-Security (InfoSec) field. It includes a full portable laboratory for security and digital forensics experts.

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  40. Parrot Security (ParrotSec) is a Security GNU/Linux distribution designed for the Cyber-Security (InfoSec) field. It includes a full portable laboratory for security and digital forensics experts.

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    JP
    Parrot is the latest distribution of Linux releases it has integrated security assessment tools for security professionals it has metasploit, burpsuite, SQLmap and so many penetration testing tools...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Parrot Security OS is:

    Better at meeting requirements