Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 16:05 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Linux As we mentioned in a previous article, Red Hat advocate Greg DeKoenigsberg claimed that due to the much larger amount of code it's contributed, Red Hat is a better open source citizen than Canonical, adding, "Canonical is a marketing organization masquerading as an engineering organization." A Computerworld blog retorts that that's no insult; and that marketing Linux could be just as important to the cause as contributing code. Updated
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Lunitik
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2005-08-07

RPM got a bad rap many years ago because everyone compared it erroneously to APT, rather than DPKG. I personally find YUM to be a delight compared to APT-GET, so I'm not sure where you'd get this opinion from today?

As for NetworkManager, umm, Red Hat wrote it. As for general usability, well, Ubuntu actually does very little of it themselves. Their package management GUI's all use synaptic at the backend, that has been around for close to a decade longer than Ubuntu. I honestly can't think of anything else you could be talking about?

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