Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 08:12 UTC, submitted by stonyandcher
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Recently we've seen the releases of both Ubuntu 8.04 'Hardy Heron' as well as Fedora 9 'Sulphur', to mostly positive reviews. PCWorld Australia decided to pitch these two popular Linux distributions against one another.
Permalink for comment 316831
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Fedora vs Ubuntu
by needo on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 15:06 UTC
Member since:

I have Fedora and Ubuntu both installed at my house.

I use Fedora so I am always ahead of the curve at work where we use RHEL exclusively.

I have Ubuntu loaded on my wife's computer.

In my environment Ubuntu takes a lot less tweaking to work correctly then Fedora does. It is also very easy to upgrade between versions then Fedora is currently.

Fedora takes some additional tweaking to get working but I love to tinker so I do not mind if I break my machine. I do mind if I break my wife's. ;)

I have been using Fedora since Fedora Core 4, but I have had nothing but problems with Fedora 9 and have had to go back to Fedora 8. For example wine keeps segfaulting the kernel.

Reply Score: 1