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Windows privacy alternatives

May 25, 2023 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Ditch Windows?

If you're reading this you probably already know windows isn't privacy friendly at all.

Ads are shoved in your face through the installation and even after setting up "your device" you get ads. Let's be honest it's not your device anymore.

If you want to escape the Windows tracking and ads you might have looked at MacOS or Linux. MacOS is one way to go but you still don't have all the power in your hands. I would personally recommend Linux.

My recommended Linux distros are

Read about the distros yourself to see what would be the best for you.

Arch
May feel too complicated for some users
Light weight
Doesn't come with applications preinstalled, you decide what you want

Fedora
Easy install
Strong privacy and security
If you don't know much about Linux and want privacy this is a good distro to try

Debian
Easy to install
Focuses on being stable
Support for most software other dristros might not have