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.
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Ubuntu vs Fedora
by pllb on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 11:03 UTC
pllb
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Last I tried any RPM based distro was Redhat 6, that was back when Redhat was a fairly decent company and went all corporate. It's hard to say which is better here. No matter what anyone says some people will always prefer RPM over Deb and vice versa. But Fedora does seem to incorporate and develop a lot of tools and Ubuntu just takes from it. Both are pretty beta though but that doesn't mean they don't perform well. I mean Fedora is testing grounds for Redhat while Ubuntu is essentially a Debian Sid snapshot with some extras/fixes etc. Everytime I see a new Ubuntu release I see people having problems for the first few months. Myself personally, I'll stick with Debian. People who say Debian is old and outdated don't know what they are doing or have no clue at all for that matter.

Edited 2008-06-03 11:05 UTC

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