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Re: Which one is better Ubuntu Or Fedora 9



On Tue, 2008-11-04 at 11:17 -0800, Alex Makhlin wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: 
> > Armin Moradi wrote:
> >   
> > > Is this turning into a religious war?
> > > 
> > >     
> > Nope - just trying to point out that there is no correct answer to
> > the OPs question. It depends on too many factors for the answer to
> > be the same in all situations. The OP has not given us enough
> > information to even take a guess on what would be best for him.
> > 
> > Mikkel
> >   
> My original question was based on the fact that Ubuntu is used on
> either pre installed Linux systems and on what they call "Linux
> friendly" computers which Ubuntu is recommended for. So my question is
> why did they choose Ubuntu? What makes it so special? I personally
> like Fedora far better for my own personal reasons. I don't even touch
> my Vista Ultimate 64 partition any more. But again, why is the
> mainstream market choosing Ubuntu?
----
because...

1. You can always purchase support from Canonical (cannot purchase
support from Fedora)

2. Fewer installed packages, less fuss, less things to go wrong on
Ubuntu on a typical install whereas Fedora will comparatively install a
kitchen sink

3. Off-shore distribution skirts restrictions that create problems
because of US patents

Craig


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