Difference Between Ubuntu and Fedora
Ubuntu is a Linux based Operating System and belongs to the Debian family of Linux. As it is Linux based, so it is freely available for use and is open source. It was developed by a team “Canonical” lead by Mark Shuttleworth. The term “ubuntu” is derived from an African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. The Chinese version of Ubuntu is used for running the world’s fastest supercomputer. Google’s self-driving car uses the stripped version of ubuntu. Fedora OS, developed by Red Hat, is a Linux based open-source operating system. As it is Linux based, so it is freely available for use and is open source. It uses the DNF package manager and gnome environment along with anaconda installer. It supports 3 platforms, which are Workstation Fedora designed for Personal Computers, Fedora Server designed for servers, and Fedora Atomic designed for cloud computing.
Difference between Ubuntu and Fedora Linux
|1.||Ubuntu is a Debian Based OS.||Fedora is a community based project by Redhat.|
|2.||Ubuntu was initially released in October 2004.||Fedora was initially released in November 2003.|
|3.||Ubuntu allows one-click installation for nvidia graphics driver.||It is a bit complicated and hard to install nvidia graphics driver in fedora.|
|4.||Ubuntu uses Ubiquity installer for installing Ubuntu.||Fedora uses anaconda installer for installing Fedora.|
|5.||Ubuntu uses apt, dkpg, Snap package manager.||Fedora uses DNF, RPM, YUM package manager.|
|6.||Some of the popular applications of Ubuntu are- LibreOffice, Rhythmbox, Steam, Shotcut etc.||Some of the popular applications of Fedora are- Signal, Mozilla Firefox, LibreOffice, Dolphin File Manager etc.|
|7.||Ubuntu offers more support to its user than Fedora.||Fedora offers short term support of only 13 months to its user.|
|8.||It relies on Unity.||It has GNOME desktop.|
|9.||Ubuntu has 2 forums for duscussion ubuntuforums.org and askubuntu.com||Fedora has only 1 forum for discussions which is ask.fedoraproject.org|
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