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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by Anonymous on Tue 23rd Nov 2004 19:51 UTC

"So, with that in mind, this review would come out 5:5, a Draw"

Ubuntu won 6:4. If you remove Ubuntu's point for better media support it doesn't add a point for Fedora. So in your opinion, Ubuntu still won 5:4.

IMO there is no comparison between the two in respect to media support. With Ubuntu I had support for dvd/mp3/Xvid/win32codecs in just a couple minutes thanks to apt-get. With Fedora I spent hours trying to do the same thing with marginal success.