What is the operating system ALT Linux


It is an operating system belonging to the family Linux. This is an OSthat is independent, so It is not based on any other system how could it be Debian or OpenSUSE. It is originally from Russia. Use the following desktop environments: AfterStep, Blackbox, Cinnamon, Enlightenment, FVWM, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, LXDE, MATE, Openbox, LXQt, WMaker, Xfce.
Xfce is a desktop environment lightweight by this is ideal for computers with low computation power. Cinnamon is a desktop Developed by the Linux Mint project it is a colorful graphical environment and not light. KDE is the great alternative to Gnome, the most used desktop in linux. It consumes a little less resources than Gnome but it is still heavy and very customizable as well.LXDE is a famous desktop for Linux which aims to be light and elegant at the same time. MATE is a fork of the Gnome desktop.
Use cases:

  • ALT Linux can be used as a web server.
  • This distro is thought to be a workstation operating system.
  • This distro it can be used from a flash drive or CD without having to install it on the PC.
  • ALT Linux is suitable for computerswith low power, this way it can be used on almost any computer.
  • ALT Linux It has educational reasons.
  • This distro can be installed on Raspberry Pi.
  • This distro is designed to be a security hub.
  • ALT Linux is used to recover data on damaged hard drives.
  • This distro is used for computer forensics.

Architectures supported by ALT Linux:
aarch64, armhf, i586, mipsel, ppc64el, riscv64, x86_64

This operating system has a good user base so there will be more resources on forums and websites when developing or using it.

Offical website of ALT Linux

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