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Usability and performance

This Roundup includes operating systems that are called ‘alternative’ for a reason. They are unlike your everyday desktop distro and in fact it’ll be unreasonable to expect them to look, feel and behave like other mainstream OSes as well.

Many of them are also in the nascent stages of development, despite the fact that developers have been working on some of them for over a decade. The early development stage is a reflection of the OSes’ unstable base, which will have a direct impact on their usability and performance.

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