While being good at privacy, macOS uses closed source software. So we can’t be sure of what they are doing. If you want a ready-to-use computer, head over to our hardware recommendations.
Distrochooser is a questionnaire to help you choose a suitable Linux variant. The name is derived from “Linux distributions”, the term for such variants.
Ubuntu is the most well-known Linux operating system variant. It became popular by its universal usability, as it doesn’t require technical knowledge to use it.
You can try out Ubuntu before installing it. Furthermore, aside from replacing your current operating system, you can install Ubuntu next to it (called a “dual boot” system). Both can be done with most Linux distributions.
elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution with a focus on non-technical users. Its user interface resembles the one of macOS.
Zorin OS is a beautiful Ubuntu-based operating system. It’s focussed on making the transition from Windows or macOS to Linux as easy as possible.
If you want to support the development, you can buy an extended version.
Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution which is very popular with Linux beginners. It’s easy-to-use and privides a graphical user interface for many tasks out of the box.