[Ambassadors] FYI "Fedora ranking pulled ahead of Ubuntu"
Mohd Izhar Firdaus Ismail
kagesenshi.87 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 10:44:46 UTC 2010
2010/11/18 Xavier Naldo <xm4nfedoralinux at gmail.com>:
> I HIGHLY DISAGREE Greg.
> Fedora is NOT poor cousin to RedHat or Ubuntu...ITs a mighty Distro in its
> own right and would not fall to any other!! It has been #2 in the rankings
> of distrowatch for a very long time...that MEANS something is good with
> Fedora that keeps it up there....hmmm...maybe if one can research the
> FEATURES of it.
i think he meant 'users regard Fedora as one' .. yes we all know
Fedora is a mighty distro in its own rights ..
but not common users ..
> 2010/11/18 Gregory Fenton <fedora at fedoradvds.com>
>> Damn lies
>> As somebody that ships both Fedora and ubuntu I know that (at least for
>> me) ubuntu outstrips Fedora by a 10:1 or better ratio.
>> Does that mean that ubuntu is ten times better than Fedora? No, purely
>> that when Linux is mentioned generally either ubuntu or Red Hat is the
>> topic. Fedora is regarded as the "poor cousin" to these - rightly or
>> If more focus was paid on brand recognition I am sure that fedora could
>> consistently outsell (outgiveaway?) ubuntu.
>> Best regards
>> On 18 November 2010 09:09, Christoph Wickert
>> <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Am Mittwoch, den 17.11.2010, 21:01 -0500 schrieb David Ramsey:
>>> > "Fedora ranking pulled ahead of Ubuntu" -
>>> > http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?p=1416718
>>> > referenced "Linux Distributions - Facts and Figures" -
>>> > http://distrowatch.com/stats.php?section=popularity
>>> Only within the last month and this is because we had a release in this
>>> timeframe, Ubuntu didn't. It's always like this when one of us releases
>>> a new version.
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Mohd Izhar Firdaus Bin Ismail / KageSenshi
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