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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?

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


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