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Difference Between Ubuntu and Fedora

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  • Last Updated : 30 Jun, 2020

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.

Ubuntu vs Fedora

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

S.NO.UbuntuFedora
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.
6.Ubuntu uses apt package manager.Fedora uses dnf package manager.
7.Ubuntu has 2 forums for duscussion ubuntuforums.org and askubuntu.comFedora has only 1 forum for discussions which is ask.fedoraproject.org

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