Linked by Fabian M. Schindler on Tue 23rd Nov 2004 18:53 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux distros are advancing everywhere. Not only servers but also on the desktop pc and notebooks. There are wild discussions, if Linux-Distributions are ready for serious business work or personal use. This critical review will deal with two long awaited Linux-distributions, Fedora Core 3 and Ubuntus Warty Warhog. Why these two? Because both feature Gnome 2.8 and it would not be a comparision on equal terms to compare Gnome to e.g KDE. Also, both use kernel 2.6.8+ and have their very own theme for the default desktop. Bluecurve for Fedora and Human for Ubuntu.
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Media Support
by thrift on Tue 23rd Nov 2004 19:28 UTC

While I will agree that the media support of Fedora out of the box is not great, Ubuntu's is not a lot better. Many of my music files did not work with Ubuntu out of the box, and none of my video files did.

Luckily Ubuntu has a faq on their website that makes everything work geat real quick. My main question is why would Ubuntu pull out the media support on their default install, when they know most of their users are just going to install it anyway. Seems to me like a few idealist are hurting their main user base.